Courtenay

Courtenay recognizes the National Day of Mourning at Simms Park each year on April 28. File photo

April 28 ceremony in Courtenay honours fallen workers

Event includes moment of silence at Simms Park Pavilion

Courtenay recognizes the National Day of Mourning at Simms Park each year on April 28. File photo
The City of Courtenay is launching a pilot project in the Crown Isle neighbourhood to reduce the posted vehicle speed limit in the area from Courtenay’s default speed of 50 km/hour to 40 km/hour. (File photo)

Project aims to reduce road speeds in Courtenay neighbourhood

The City of Courtenay is launching a pilot project in the Crown…

  • Apr 17, 2022
The City of Courtenay is launching a pilot project in the Crown Isle neighbourhood to reduce the posted vehicle speed limit in the area from Courtenay’s default speed of 50 km/hour to 40 km/hour. (File photo)
Atlas chef Slone Romano gets ready to serve up some seafood for Big Food Bucket List host John Catucci. Photo supplied

Courtenay restaurant featured on Big Food Bucket List

Food Network show’s episode filmed at the Atlas Cafe airs this month

Atlas chef Slone Romano gets ready to serve up some seafood for Big Food Bucket List host John Catucci. Photo supplied
The Courtenay Fire Department responded to 1,053 incidents in the city and fire protection districts in 2021. File photo

Courtenay firefighters respond to highest number of incidents in a year

The Courtenay Fire Department responded to 1,053 incidents in the city and…

The Courtenay Fire Department responded to 1,053 incidents in the city and fire protection districts in 2021. File photo
The Morning Crew, an initiative through the transition society, sweeps the streets of downtown picking up garbage, needles, drug paraphernalia and helping those who are unhoused seven days a week from 7 to 9 a.m. in downtown Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Sweeping the streets of downtown Courtenay

CVTS supporting Morning Crew initiative to assist city businesses

The Morning Crew, an initiative through the transition society, sweeps the streets of downtown picking up garbage, needles, drug paraphernalia and helping those who are unhoused seven days a week from 7 to 9 a.m. in downtown Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
Organizers and volunteers were planting at the Kus-kus-sum site Saturday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Kus-kus-sum project in Courtenay gets a little greener

Organizers and volunteers spend day planting at waterfront site

  • Apr 2, 2022
Organizers and volunteers were planting at the Kus-kus-sum site Saturday. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Courtenay Fire Department was called out to extinguish a truck fire on March 31. Photo by Carrie Winton

Courtenay Fire Department called out to truck fire

The Courtenay Fire Department attended a pickup truck fire Thursday morning (March…

Courtenay Fire Department was called out to extinguish a truck fire on March 31. Photo by Carrie Winton
The April 15 Easter Promenade is for children one to six with an adult. Photo supplied

Courtenay Recreation hosts annual Easter Promenade

Join Courtenay Recreation for the Easter Promenade on Good Friday, April 15…

  • Mar 31, 2022
The April 15 Easter Promenade is for children one to six with an adult. Photo supplied
File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.

Courtenay to manage grant to help the unsheltered

Closure of Connect Warming Centre a blow to the community

File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.
Big Little Lions are finally back together playing to live audiences. Paul Otten (eft) and Helen Austin’s first tour since the pandemic includes seven shows in BC in 11 days, including a stop at the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay, April 9. Photo contributed

Big Little Lions playing at Courtenay’s Old Church Theatre

After an enforced two-year break playing live, Big Little Lions are back…

Big Little Lions are finally back together playing to live audiences. Paul Otten (eft) and Helen Austin’s first tour since the pandemic includes seven shows in BC in 11 days, including a stop at the Old Church Theatre in Courtenay, April 9. Photo contributed

Downtown Courtenay BIA accepting applications for Market Day vendors

The “Real 50th Annual” Downtown Courtenay Market Day returns after a two-year…

The 6th Street Active Transportation Bridge intends to provide a dedicated cycling and pedestrian connection between downtown Courtenay and Simms Millennium Park. Graphic supplied

City of Courtenay pursues federal grant to support bridge project

Cost to construct 6th Street Bridge estimated at $4.1 million

The 6th Street Active Transportation Bridge intends to provide a dedicated cycling and pedestrian connection between downtown Courtenay and Simms Millennium Park. Graphic supplied
A public washroom opened late December at 6th and England in downtown Courtenay. File photo

Courtenay extends hours for downtown public washroom

The City of Courtenay is extending the hours at the Urbaloo public…

  • Mar 28, 2022
A public washroom opened late December at 6th and England in downtown Courtenay. File photo
HAMM’s unofficial mascot, Winston (as in Churchill) occasionally spends the day greeting visitors and any service animals that happen through the door. Photo supplied

Courtenay’s HMCS Alberni Museum announces new season

It has been a long three years of fire, flood, and pestilence…

HAMM’s unofficial mascot, Winston (as in Churchill) occasionally spends the day greeting visitors and any service animals that happen through the door. Photo supplied
The 2022 general budget includes no new borrowing. File photo
The 2022 general budget includes no new borrowing. File photo
Residents at 5th and England are losing sleep due to noise from street sweepers and leaf blowers. File photo

Courtenay investigates early morning noise in downtown core

Residents at 5th and England losing sleep

Residents at 5th and England are losing sleep due to noise from street sweepers and leaf blowers. File photo
Ukrainian national official flag. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Courtenay’s Ace Brewing hosting fundraiser to support Ukraine

Ace Brewing Company (150 Mansfield Dr., Courtenay) is hosting a community event…

Ukrainian national official flag. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Mandatory masking requirements are lifted though remain in a few situations. Black Press file photo.

Comox, Courtenay clarify COVID mask changes

The vaccine passport is still in effect until April 8

  • Mar 11, 2022
Mandatory masking requirements are lifted though remain in a few situations. Black Press file photo.
Pam Ross has been a staple of the Canadian karate program for many years. Photo supplied

Karate Canada appoints Courtenay resident to head coaching position

Karate Canada has appointed Pam Ross to a head coaching position with…

Pam Ross has been a staple of the Canadian karate program for many years. Photo supplied
View of upgraded batting cage. Photo submitted

Batting cage at Bill Moore Park in Courtenay gets upgrades

The Comox Valley batting cage had some much needed upgrades recently. Siding…

View of upgraded batting cage. Photo submitted