Cumberland

An Airbnb map shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca

Cumberland explores short-term rental effect on housing for residents

Council also wants to look at collecting hotel tax revenue from commercial rentals

 

Cumberland’s municipal properties will close for the new statutory holiday on Sept. 30. Record file photo

Cumberland council wants to see Sept. 30 as day of action, not day off

The federal government sets aside National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

 

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to Cumberland

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

 

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to the Comox Valley

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted
The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland adding King George Hotel to heritage registry

Village looking to promote heritage protection, affordable housing downtown

The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, along with Coun. Sean Sullivan, will sit on the committee to plan Cumberland’s 125th anniversary celebration. Record file photo

Cumberland is already making 125th birthday plans in 2023

Council sets up committee to plan project and apply for federal funding

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, along with Coun. Sean Sullivan, will sit on the committee to plan Cumberland’s 125th anniversary celebration. Record file photo
One of the many photos on the On This Spot app in Cumberland of a fire wheel at the Waverly from 1910 and present day. Photo by Cumberland Museum & Archives C100-004/On This Spot.

Bridging history and present-day in Cumberland and the Comox Valley

On This Spot app mixes past and present to dig into history for tourists and locals alike

One of the many photos on the On This Spot app in Cumberland of a fire wheel at the Waverly from 1910 and present day. Photo by Cumberland Museum & Archives C100-004/On This Spot.
A rendering shows a “mini urban bazaar” for very small businesses hub proposed in Cumberland. File image, Cumberland staff report

Urban bazaar proposal in Cumberland takes next step

Council approved permit applications but have some concerns about parking

A rendering shows a “mini urban bazaar” for very small businesses hub proposed in Cumberland. File image, Cumberland staff report
Cumberland has agreed to a sponsorship agreement with the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland agrees to sponsorship with Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Some on council did express concerns from the past such as amalgamation push

Cumberland has agreed to a sponsorship agreement with the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Ronan and his son, eight-year-old Erwan Teyssier ran The Cumby together this year. Photo supplied

Cumby Trail Race raises $15,000+ for Cumberland forest protection

The theme of The Cumby 2021 trail race was ‘Celebrating This Land’…

Ronan and his son, eight-year-old Erwan Teyssier ran The Cumby together this year. Photo supplied
The industrial lands project for Cumberland’s Bevan Road has taken another step forward. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Bevan Road water issues addressed for Cumberland council

Council approves development for new yogurt facility’s buildings

The industrial lands project for Cumberland’s Bevan Road has taken another step forward. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Community Schools Society online bingo nights will continue every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. (stock photo Pixabay)

Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights ongoing

Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights ongoing

  • Jun 10, 2021
Cumberland Community Schools Society online bingo nights will continue every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. (stock photo Pixabay)
A group of approximately 60 people concerned about old-growth forest protection took part in an event in Cumberland on Wednesday (June 2) to show support for the Fairy Creek protestors. Photo by Terry Farrell

Cumberland walk held in support of Fairy Creek old-growth protectors

Forestry families hold counter-rally along the route

A group of approximately 60 people concerned about old-growth forest protection took part in an event in Cumberland on Wednesday (June 2) to show support for the Fairy Creek protestors. Photo by Terry Farrell
Cumberland’s council is looking at how to provide more outdoor eating spaces for downtown by using some restart grant funding. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland targets grant funding for more outdoor dining space

Council previously used restart grant for infrastructure and technology upgrades

Cumberland’s council is looking at how to provide more outdoor eating spaces for downtown by using some restart grant funding. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The award-winning design honouring Cumberland Fire Rescue has been one of the ways the Cumberland Events Society has marked its usual May long weekend celebrations. It is also crowning a new May Queen this year. Photo supplied

Cumberland to crown new May Queen — finally

May long weekend organizers also honour fire department’s history

The award-winning design honouring Cumberland Fire Rescue has been one of the ways the Cumberland Events Society has marked its usual May long weekend celebrations. It is also crowning a new May Queen this year. Photo supplied
The development permit application for the back of a property at 2522 Dunsmuir Ave has now been approved by council. Record file photo

Cumberland approves secondary home permit second time around

Mayor Leslie Baird said the applicant’s additional drawings provided more info for her

The development permit application for the back of a property at 2522 Dunsmuir Ave has now been approved by council. Record file photo
The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard

VIU students research Cumberland’s past, future

Specific practicum topics were King George Hotel’s significance, densification incentives

The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland is considering its future boat launch options. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland looks at new boat launch project options

Council has a provincial grant for work on the boat launch docks

Cumberland is considering its future boat launch options. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird takes part in a parade a few years ago. She wants the community to start thinking about its 125th anniversary. Record file photo

Mayor Baird wants Cumberland to start planning anniversary

Village will form a select committee to consider ideas for two funding programs

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird takes part in a parade a few years ago. She wants the community to start thinking about its 125th anniversary. Record file photo
The Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) is hosting online bingo nights starting Wednesday, April 28. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Cumberland Community Schools Society hosting online bingo nights

Under the B… bingo! Under the O… online. Cumberland Community Schools Society…

The Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) is hosting online bingo nights starting Wednesday, April 28. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE