Cumberland

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
Cumberland hopes a beautification project will attract a few more people to a downtown intersection. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland expects downtown corner to THRIVE soon

Beautification work on 2nd and Dunsmuir to happen over summer

Cumberland hopes a beautification project will attract a few more people to a downtown intersection. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Project coordinator Paul Nash talks about water quality on a recent tour of the wastewater plant site in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland hopes grants will offset wastewater work

Village is doubling its chances for help on second phase of project

Project coordinator Paul Nash talks about water quality on a recent tour of the wastewater plant site in Cumberland. Record file photo
Work has begun at the Bevan Road site. Record file photo

Cumberland council grants wastewater variance for Bevan Road

Briefs: Council talks about the possibility of an outdoor ice rink

Work has begun at the Bevan Road site. Record file photo
The Village of Cumberland hosted tours for the new wastewater treatment plant site recently. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland wastewater plant ‘floats’ a new approach to material separation

Ground-breaking for the project could be in August, with construction to follow

The Village of Cumberland hosted tours for the new wastewater treatment plant site recently. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland will hold a public hearing July 6 on its bylaw for short-term vacation rentals. (Pixabay)

Cumberland’s vacation rental policy goes to public hearing

“It’s amazing what months of discussion look like in a bylaw, in a few lines”

Cumberland will hold a public hearing July 6 on its bylaw for short-term vacation rentals. (Pixabay)
Pickleball is one of the BC 55+ Games events that Cumberland could potentially host. Record file photo

Cumberland supports regional 55+ Games bid for 2025 or 2026

Village’s involvement tied to other Comox Valley communities’ support for event

Pickleball is one of the BC 55+ Games events that Cumberland could potentially host. Record file photo
Volunteers collected around six tons of plastic debris from Denman Island shores in 2018. A new depot in Cumberland will accept materials from shoreline cleanup efforts and legacy equipment from the marine sector. Photo submitted

Ocean plastic depot opens in Cumberland

Comox Strathcona Waste Management has opened an ocean debris recycling depot in…

  • Jun 13, 2022
Volunteers collected around six tons of plastic debris from Denman Island shores in 2018. A new depot in Cumberland will accept materials from shoreline cleanup efforts and legacy equipment from the marine sector. Photo submitted
The Cumberland Home, Garden and Culture Crawl goes Saturday, June 25. Photo supplied.

Cumberland Home, Garden and Culture Crawl coming soon

The Cumberland Home, Garden and Culture Crawl is a full day immersive…

The Cumberland Home, Garden and Culture Crawl goes Saturday, June 25. Photo supplied.
Cumberland is looking to a new bylaw to give staff broader powers when it comes to so-called nuisance properties. Recently, council and staff have had to respond to multiple complaints about a Derwent Avenue site. Record file photo

Cumberland looks to new ‘good neighbour’ bylaw for nuisance properties

New approach to allow staff to be more proactive rather than respond to complaints

Cumberland is looking to a new bylaw to give staff broader powers when it comes to so-called nuisance properties. Recently, council and staff have had to respond to multiple complaints about a Derwent Avenue site. Record file photo
Aging infrastructure is one of the themes that has emerged during consultations for Cumberland’s recreation, arts and culture master plan. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Aging infrastructure a key theme in Cumberland’s rec, arts and culture plan

Questions linger around emphasis of the museum and heritage themes so far

Aging infrastructure is one of the themes that has emerged during consultations for Cumberland’s recreation, arts and culture master plan. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Assessments were up around the north of Vancouver Island. File photo

Cumberland’s home market still hotter than most in region

“Demand was incredibly heavy across Vancouver Island”

Assessments were up around the north of Vancouver Island. File photo
A Derwent Avenue property is again the subject of multiple complaints about vehicles, accessory building and unsightly items in the yard. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council orders clean-up again at house

The village cites 33 written complaints about the site this time

A Derwent Avenue property is again the subject of multiple complaints about vehicles, accessory building and unsightly items in the yard. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Anita Naidu, seventh from left, and participants of a Bike Fest Series event. Photo by A. Shaw

Cumberland event offers bike skills coaching, yoga, anti-racism education

An event that offers high performance bike skills coaching for all levels…

Anita Naidu, seventh from left, and participants of a Bike Fest Series event. Photo by A. Shaw
Some Cumberland residents mapped out their ideas for Solport Park. Screenshot, Village of Cumberland report

Cumberland considers Solport Park ideas

Forest management work under way at Coal Valley Estates park site

Some Cumberland residents mapped out their ideas for Solport Park. Screenshot, Village of Cumberland report