Cumberland

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

Cumberland lands two major infrastructure grants

“We look forward to future engagement with residents on land-use planning.”

The watershed map shows the No. 2 Dam. Image, Village of Cumberland
The Vancouver Island Visitor Centre for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers regional tourism arrangement

Council will look into fee-for-service set-up with the regional body

The Vancouver Island Visitor Centre for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard
There will be a memorandum of understanding covering trail use in Cumberland between the village, UROC and two timber companies. File photo supplied

Cumberland sets out new agreement for trail use

Memorandum of understanding includes village, UROC, timber companies

There will be a memorandum of understanding covering trail use in Cumberland between the village, UROC and two timber companies. File photo supplied
Cumberland Fire Rescue made an emergency request for a new vehicle. Image, Facebook

Cumberland’s fire department stuck with need for new truck

“We knew about the problem with it, but we felt we could make it last.”

Cumberland Fire Rescue made an emergency request for a new vehicle. Image, Facebook
A drawing shows the current approved design on the left and the proposed revisions. Image, Studio 531 Architects Inc.

Heritage committee reviews Cumberland Hotel site plan changes

“They also redesigned the building to add a few more units to make it more viable.”

A drawing shows the current approved design on the left and the proposed revisions. Image, Studio 531 Architects Inc.
The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo

Man airlifted to hospital after jump off Devil’s Ladder in Cumberland

Leap at popular swimming hole clipped rocks, estimated to have exceeded 100 feet

The Cumberland Campground at Comox Lake. Google Maps photo
Cumberland is considering a rezoning request for some cabins at Comox Lake. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council refers cabin zone to Advisory Planning Commission

Protecting Comox Lake water quality is major issue for council, stakeholders

Cumberland is considering a rezoning request for some cabins at Comox Lake. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland has adopted its amended zoning bylaw to cover short-term vacation rentals. (Pixabay)

Cumberland adopts short-term vacation rental bylaw

“This is a big item off our plate.”

Cumberland has adopted its amended zoning bylaw to cover short-term vacation rentals. (Pixabay)
Blackwood Two will perform at the Perseverance Folk Festival.

Labour Day weekend brings folk festival to Cumberland

Old fashioned folk fest held in heart of historic village

  • Aug 11, 2022
Blackwood Two will perform at the Perseverance Folk Festival.
Cumberland is considering a speculation tax to help increase the supply of affordable housing. Black Press file photo

Cumberland wants more information on speculation tax

Council in the village is looking to increase supply of affordable housing

Cumberland is considering a speculation tax to help increase the supply of affordable housing. Black Press file photo
Police are on scene at a residence in the 2600-block of Rydal Avenue in Cumberland Sunday (Aug. 7). People are asked to avoid the area. (Terry Farrell/News Staff)

UPDATE: Police incident at Cumberland residence ends with suspect in custody

Neighbour says home in 2600-block of Rydal Avenue rented by young family

Police are on scene at a residence in the 2600-block of Rydal Avenue in Cumberland Sunday (Aug. 7). People are asked to avoid the area. (Terry Farrell/News Staff)
The 1st Cumberland Scouts will send nine youths to South Korea next year (photo provided by Angie Prescott).

Local youth to attend World Scout Jamboree in South Korea

The nine scouts are raising money to pay for the 2023 trip

The 1st Cumberland Scouts will send nine youths to South Korea next year (photo provided by Angie Prescott).
The Village of Cumberland has worked to reduce bear interactions when it comes to garbage. Record file photo

Fruit still an issue for attracting bears in Cumberland

Village has made progress with controlling attractants from garbage, says CO

The Village of Cumberland has worked to reduce bear interactions when it comes to garbage. Record file photo
Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Mountain Bike Championships on the weekend in Oro Station, Ont. Photo by Rob Jones-Canadian Cyclist

Cumberland athlete wins two golds at national mountain bike championships

Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Cross-Country (XCO), Short…

  • Jul 25, 2022
Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Mountain Bike Championships on the weekend in Oro Station, Ont. Photo by Rob Jones-Canadian Cyclist
A map of park areas in the CVRD. file screenshot, CVRD website

Cumberland is fine with regional parks plan idea

Service not intended to affect current municipal park systems

A map of park areas in the CVRD. file screenshot, CVRD website
Cumberland is looking to new ways to promote recreation programming for low-income people. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland expands recreation subsidies, programming

“The idea would be that it would apply to all ages.”

Cumberland is looking to new ways to promote recreation programming for low-income people. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland is looking to streamline the process for accessory dwelling units near downtown. Record file photo

Cumberland to streamline its densification process

Village wants to save staff time, costs for applicants for accessory dwelling units

Cumberland is looking to streamline the process for accessory dwelling units near downtown. Record file photo
Tourism Vancouver Island took over operations of the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre for the CVRD. Record file photo

Cumberland re-thinking regional tourism body

Council members appreciate work of new tourism organization in area

Tourism Vancouver Island took over operations of the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre for the CVRD. Record file photo
Some of the Restart funding covered work at the Recreation Centre to help village staff serve the public during COVID. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland redirects more Restart funding

Provided has helped communities respond to COVID challenges

Some of the Restart funding covered work at the Recreation Centre to help village staff serve the public during COVID. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland is considering an affordable homes plan for Ulverston Avenue. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers affordable, individual homes plan

“I’ve always admired Tin Town … This sounds a little bit like that”

Cumberland is considering an affordable homes plan for Ulverston Avenue. Photo by Mike Chouinard