Cumberland

Cumberland’s Coal Dust Gang is releasing its debut EP, “Dodgy Country.” Photo supplied

Cumberland band releases first EP

The Coal Dust Gang from Cumberland is releasing its debut EP “Dodgy…

  • Jan 25, 2023

 

The Feral Fibres Art Show runs from Jan. 14-Feb. 18 at The Gallery @ Weird Chuch in Cumberland. Photo supplied

Cumberland art gallery features fibre arts show

The Gallery @ Weird Church in Cumberland is featuring the Feral Fibres…

 

Co-owner Kellan Musseau hangs up the Laneway Coffee and Kitchen sign. The new business opened at 2727 Dunsmuir Ave. in Cumberland just before Christmas. Photo by Avelyn Duncan

New Cumberland coffee shop has mouth-watering menu choices

Cumberland’s highly anticipated Laneway Coffee and Kitchen officially opened to the public…

  • Jan 6, 2023

 

Watershed map shows the No. 2 Dam. Image, Village of Cumberland

Senior governments invest in Cumberland dam project

Following an application in the fall of 2020, the Village of Cumberland…

Watershed map shows the No. 2 Dam. Image, Village of Cumberland
Welcome poles that are part of the K’wax Dzi Dsas Affordable Housing Project have been moved into Cumberland Community School. Photo supplied

Carving of welcome poles moved to Cumberland school

Students at Cumberland Community School have an opportunity to learn of home,…

  • Dec 8, 2022
Welcome poles that are part of the K’wax Dzi Dsas Affordable Housing Project have been moved into Cumberland Community School. Photo supplied
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
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
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
A mountain-biker checks out a map of the trails in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard
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
2021 Courtenay Remembrance Day Ceremony. Photo by Terry Farrell
‘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
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