Cumberland

Work on the new fire hall has already begun. Photo by Mike Chouinard

New Cumberland fire hall goes to rezoning hearing

Official community plan is also to be amended for the site

Work on the new fire hall has already begun. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Village of Cumberland is taking a look at possible speed limit reductions. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers shift to slower speeds

Some on council prefer targeted over blanket approach

The Village of Cumberland is taking a look at possible speed limit reductions. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Scott Fraser, MLA for Mid Island-Pacific Rim, stands with his family. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser won’t seek re-election

Fraser one of two MLAs to announce intentions as election rumours swirl in B.C.

Scott Fraser, MLA for Mid Island-Pacific Rim, stands with his family. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)
A portion of the trail will be closed for a few days. Image, Village of Cumberland

Trail in Cumberland closed for bridge work

Replacement of bridge expected to last a few days

  • Sep 6, 2020
A portion of the trail will be closed for a few days. Image, Village of Cumberland
A Hakai employee works on the roof of Eric Krejci’s Cumberland home. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland family expects solar power to pay for itself

Residential systems only part of the business for local energy company Hakai

A Hakai employee works on the roof of Eric Krejci’s Cumberland home. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The museum and archives in Cumberland will be undergoing renovations. Record file photo

Cumberland plans for museum makeover

Renovation work is to be done in time for anniversary celebration

The museum and archives in Cumberland will be undergoing renovations. Record file photo
Cumberland is in the midst of a large project to upgrade its wastewater treatment lagoon. Image, Clear Facts — Wastewater Treatment & Environment video

Cumberland plays catch-up with wastewater project

Coordinator expects work to be done on time despite COVID-19 delays

Cumberland is in the midst of a large project to upgrade its wastewater treatment lagoon. Image, Clear Facts — Wastewater Treatment & Environment video
Cumberland’s Weird Church is hosting a music event outside on Aug. 28. File photo

Cumberland approves road closure for music event

Applicants are limiting numbers for health and safety protocols

Cumberland’s Weird Church is hosting a music event outside on Aug. 28. File photo
The plan is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers social housing proposal

Plan is for three-storey, multi-family building on Island Health land

The plan is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Inside the front lobby of the Ilo Ilo. File photo

ILO-ILO, King George owner questions Cumberland buildings’ future

Council members discuss building options such as theatre, boutique hotel as heritage sites

Inside the front lobby of the Ilo Ilo. File photo
The Village of Cumberland has set a policy for how meetings can be livestreamed in the post-pandemic world. File image, screenshot

Cumberland sets out future meeting video policy

Only regular council meetings to be livestreamed in the future

The Village of Cumberland has set a policy for how meetings can be livestreamed in the post-pandemic world. File image, screenshot
At a recent committee of the whole meeting, Cumberland council expressed some reservations about requested amendments at Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo

Cumberland council raises many questions about Coal Valley changes

Developer reps consider sticking with current plan after two-hour discussion

At a recent committee of the whole meeting, Cumberland council expressed some reservations about requested amendments at Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo
The Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo

Cumberland needs to reconfigure Village’s office for public

Council wants to hold off later phases of work to see plan for buildings

The Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo
Mayor Leslie Baird takes a question during the recent Village Hall meeting, held outside. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland residents meet with council in the great outdoors

Issues raised including Coal Valley development, parking, wastewater treatment

Mayor Leslie Baird takes a question during the recent Village Hall meeting, held outside. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Council has approved some work for the courts at Village Park. Record file photo

Village Park in Cumberland gets resurfacing work

Council approves reallocating some funding to fix up courts

Cumberland Council has approved some work for the courts at Village Park. Record file photo
Cumberland council approved a motion for teleconferencing technology. The plan is use video at regular meetings in the future. Record file photo

Cumberland council opts for video, safety plan for in-person meetings

Council responds to a new ministerial order from June calling for open meetings

Cumberland council approved a motion for teleconferencing technology. The plan is use video at regular meetings in the future. Record file photo
Cumberland council will continue to push the Province for more action to prevent bottling of groundwater for commercial purposes. (File photo)

Cumberland keeps pushing for groundwater protection

Council will raise issue with Province again through Union of BC Municipalities

Cumberland council will continue to push the Province for more action to prevent bottling of groundwater for commercial purposes. (File photo)
Health officials are looking to the new Lifeguard app to help reduce overdose risk. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland wants more done to stop drug deaths

Motions include writing Dr. Bonnie Henry, holding naloxone workshop

Health officials are looking to the new Lifeguard app to help reduce overdose risk. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland is holding a Village Hall meeting in July. Record file photo

Cumberland moves Village Hall meeting to July 20

People wanting to attend are asked to pre-register

Cumberland is holding a Village Hall meeting in July. Record file photo
Cumberland is spending some extra money for a SCADA system for the new treatment plant for drinking water. (Black Press file photo

Cumberland pays more for new SCADA system

New water treatment plant should be online in July

Cumberland is spending some extra money for a SCADA system for the new treatment plant for drinking water. (Black Press file photo