Cumberland

After a one-year delay, Cumberland musician/producer/author Corwin Fox will celebrate a book launch of Kill Love on Thursday, Dec. 8. Photo suppled

Cumberland musician/producer launches his first book

Corwin Fox hosting a book launch For Kill Love, Dec. 8

  • Dec 3, 2022

 

A mountain-biker checks out a map of the trails in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Land use agreement for Cumberland bike trails extended

The land use agreement between Mosaic Forest Management and the United Riders…

  • Nov 22, 2022

 

2021 Courtenay Remembrance Day Ceremony. Photo by Terry Farrell

Legions host Remembrance Day ceremonies in all three Comox Valley municipalities

Spearheaded by their respective Legions, all three Comox Valley municipalities are hosting…

  • Nov 10, 2022

 

‘Barber Line’ by Kara Derma

Cumberland gallery features exhibit by Comox Valley artist

Opening Nov. 19 from 2-5 p.m. and running until Dec. 11 is…

‘Barber Line’ by Kara Derma
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, is pictured at a recent special council meeting where Gwyn Sproule was honoured with the Freedom of the Village. File photo

Cumberland Mayor bids farewell, leaves council with message

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird kicked off her final meeting Monday, Oct. 24…

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, is pictured at a recent special council meeting where Gwyn Sproule was honoured with the Freedom of the Village. File photo
Cumberland OAP president Evelyn Bowers, treasurer Bev Berkely and vice-president Lilian Tossof speak during the final meeting. Photo by Janet Noble

Cumberland Old Age Pensioners Association Branch 51 dissolves

The Cumberland Old Age Pensioners Association Branch 51 has dissolved. The Cumberland…

Cumberland OAP president Evelyn Bowers, treasurer Bev Berkely and vice-president Lilian Tossof speak during the final meeting. Photo by Janet Noble
Vickey Brown (centre, gold dress) and her supporters celebrate her election victory in style, with a bottle of bubbly, at the Waverley Hotel on Saturday night. Brown is the new mayor of Cumberland. Photo by Terry Farrell

UPDATED: Cumberland voters pick Vickey Brown as their new mayor

Cumberland has a new mayor. Vickey Brown received 817 votes to Leslie…

Vickey Brown (centre, gold dress) and her supporters celebrate her election victory in style, with a bottle of bubbly, at the Waverley Hotel on Saturday night. Brown is the new mayor of Cumberland. Photo by Terry Farrell
In Kimberley, voting will take place at McKim School, 689 Rotary Drive, between the voting hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

It’s Election Day in Comox: Here’s everything you need to know

The next reign of local leaders is expected to be named Saturday…

In Kimberley, voting will take place at McKim School, 689 Rotary Drive, between the voting hours of 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Karver Everson will be carving two totem poles on the future site of Kwax’Dzi Dsas. Photo by Jim Whyte

Community potluck for Kwax’Dzi Dsas in Cumberland

A community potluck will be held Friday, Oct. 21 for Kwax’Dzi Dsas…

  • Oct 11, 2022
Karver Everson will be carving two totem poles on the future site of Kwax’Dzi Dsas. Photo by Jim Whyte
Film still from the movie “The Killdren Are Coming” - Director: Dana Berry. The Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival takes place Oct. 15-16 at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland.

Cumberland horror/sci-fi film fest will get folks ready for Halloween

Dan Webb is producing the second annual Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film…

Film still from the movie “The Killdren Are Coming” - Director: Dana Berry. The Astrophobia Sci-Fi and Horror Film Festival takes place Oct. 15-16 at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland.
Cumberland Fire Rescue. Image, Facebook

Cumberland council matches fire department grant application

Cumberland council agreed to match a $30,000 grant application with a $30,000…

Cumberland Fire Rescue. Image, Facebook
Cumberland voters will choose between incumbent Leslie Baird and incumbent Cuncillor Vickey Brown for mayor. Sean Sullivan (i), Troy Therrien, Jesse Ketler (i) and Neil Borecky are challenging for four council seats, along with Tanis Frame, who did not participate in this Q&A.

Cumberland candidates discuss active transportation, preserving village heritage

In an effort to keep voters as informed as possible heading into…

  • Oct 5, 2022
Cumberland voters will choose between incumbent Leslie Baird and incumbent Cuncillor Vickey Brown for mayor. Sean Sullivan (i), Troy Therrien, Jesse Ketler (i) and Neil Borecky are challenging for four council seats, along with Tanis Frame, who did not participate in this Q&A.
We Wai Kai Nation Elder June Johnson gives a Native Plant Workshop Oct. 15 at The Abbey. Photo supplied

Native Plant Workshop Oct. 15 at The Abbey in Cumberland

Kwax’ Dzi Dsas Cultural and Arts Programming features a Native Plant Workshop…

  • Oct 4, 2022
We Wai Kai Nation Elder June Johnson gives a Native Plant Workshop Oct. 15 at The Abbey. Photo supplied
Starting Monday, Sept. 26, the contractor for the new Cumberland Child Care Centre will begin mobilizing and preparing the site.

Construction to begin on Cumberland child care facility

Starting Monday, Sept. 26, the contractor for the new Cumberland Child Care…

  • Sep 26, 2022
Starting Monday, Sept. 26, the contractor for the new Cumberland Child Care Centre will begin mobilizing and preparing the site.
Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo

Cumberland voters to choose between two mayoral candidates, five council hopefuls

Cumberland voters will have two well-known names to pick from on the…

Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo
British Columbians will go to the polls on Oct. 15 for the municipal elections. (file photo)

ELECTION 2022: List of candidates in Courtenay, Comox, Cumberland, CVRD and SD71

The following is a fluid list of candidates that have announced their…

  • Sep 7, 2022
British Columbians will go to the polls on Oct. 15 for the municipal elections. (file photo)
Devours and Kellarissa will perform at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland on Saturday, Sept. 10. Photo supplied.

Queer synthwave pop show coming to Cumberland

Fans of oddball indie dance pop, electronic dance mayhem, and lush dark…

Devours and Kellarissa will perform at the Masonic Hall in Cumberland on Saturday, Sept. 10. Photo supplied.
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, presented Gwyn Sproule with the Freedom of the Village at a special council meeting Thursday. Scott Stanfield photo

Gwyn Sproule receives Cumberland’s Freedom of the Village

Gwyn Sproule is the first woman and sixth person in Cumberland’s history…

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, presented Gwyn Sproule with the Freedom of the Village at a special council meeting Thursday. Scott Stanfield photo
A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos

Boss Hog’s sweeps awards at Comox Valley Ribfest

Boss Hog’s, an award-winning team of ribbers from London, Ont., swept the…

A member of the winning team, Boss Hog’s, was busy behind the grill Sunday at the annual Comox Valley Ribfest, which also ran Friday and Saturday at Cumberland Village Park. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary club hosted the event. Scott Stanfield photos
A monument honours victims at a Black Lives Matter event in the Comox Valley in June 2020. Cumberland is now looking at bringing in an anti-racism policy. Record file photo

Cumberland anti-racism policy takes next step

BRIEFS: Village needs members for board of variance

A monument honours victims at a Black Lives Matter event in the Comox Valley in June 2020. Cumberland is now looking at bringing in an anti-racism policy. Record file photo