Cumberland

The Village of Cumberland has tallied up costs so far related to COVID and is looking at ways to open up facilities such as the Village office. Record file photo

Cumberland tallies up COVID costs so far

Village saw some savings but a few more expenses in recent months

The Village of Cumberland has tallied up costs so far related to COVID and is looking at ways to open up facilities such as the Village office. Record file photo
Council for the Village of Cumberland, like many, has been holding live-streamed Internet meetings as a measure in response to pandemic concerns and recently cancelled a June village hall meeting. Image, screenshot

Cumberland looks at July for village hall meeting

Village council had to cancel meeting set for June 1 due to pandemic guidelines

Council for the Village of Cumberland, like many, has been holding live-streamed Internet meetings as a measure in response to pandemic concerns and recently cancelled a June village hall meeting. Image, screenshot
Cumberland agreed to provide residential food and yard waste to the regional organics composting program. Black Press file photo

Cumberland signs on for region’s compost program

The Village has been involved with a pilot compost program since 2012

Cumberland agreed to provide residential food and yard waste to the regional organics composting program. Black Press file photo
Cumberland council supported a call to change regulations for independent cannabis retailers to do business online and provide direct delivery during the pandemic. File photo

Cumberland council supports cannabis delivery changes

Letters to Village point to need for online order, direct delivery during pandemic

Cumberland council supported a call to change regulations for independent cannabis retailers to do business online and provide direct delivery during the pandemic. File photo
MLA Scott Fraser (right) joined members of Cumberland council to break ground on the site of the new water treatment plant in 2018. File photo

Cumberland water plant costs come in higher than planned

Extra costs result of delays, Hydro requirements and right of way access

MLA Scott Fraser (right) joined members of Cumberland council to break ground on the site of the new water treatment plant in 2018. File photo
The Great Bear Forest Carbon Project is one of the offsets that Cumberland council is interested in supporting. Screenshot, Offsetters video

Cumberland weighs its carbon offset options

Aim of the offsets is for local governments to make up for carbon footprint

The Great Bear Forest Carbon Project is one of the offsets that Cumberland council is interested in supporting. Screenshot, Offsetters video
Cumberland got a look at RCMP file numbers for the last years. File photo

Cumberland RCMP cases down slightly in past year

Insp. Mike Kurvers updates Village council on issues in community

Cumberland got a look at RCMP file numbers for the last years. File photo
Cumberland is being honoured for its historical work. File photo

Cumberland pair honoured with BCHF Award of Merit

Willard, McPhedran win 2019 Award of Merit for Japanese-Canadian project

Cumberland is being honoured for its historical work. File photo
Cumberland council has approved its bylaw for property tax rates. Record file photo

Cumberland council adopts property tax bylaw

Village continues as planned to set aside reserve for future police costs

Cumberland council has approved its bylaw for property tax rates. Record file photo
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird. Record file photo

Cumberland to bring parade into community

The event will allow participants in vehicles to follow distancing standards

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird. Record file photo
Staff at Cumberland Community School made a video to send a special message to their students.

Cumberland teachers send out inspirational music video to students

Staff at Cumberland Community School have sent out a video message to…

Staff at Cumberland Community School made a video to send a special message to their students.
Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981 to help protect the city’s history. The Village is looking at additional ways to help preserve its past. Record file photo

Cumberland looks to add ‘tools’ to protect heritage

Council moves ahead to increase ways to protect Village’s history

Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981 to help protect the city’s history. The Village is looking at additional ways to help preserve its past. Record file photo
Cumberland council opted not to redirect money for a police reserve fund toward a property tax reduction. File photo

Cumberland council stays course on reserve funds

Money is set aside to help with police costs when population hits 5,000

Cumberland council opted not to redirect money for a police reserve fund toward a property tax reduction. File photo
Speed and traffic safety continue to be a priority in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland council sets police priorities for meeting

Council endorses plans for poverty reduction, environment, recovery

Speed and traffic safety continue to be a priority in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland considers how to redirect reserve funds as relief

Council still needs to adopt property tax rates by the middle of May

The Dodge City Triathlon was one of five events requesting funding from Cumberland this year, though the status of the events is uncertain in light of the pandemic. file photo: Lorenz Jimenez

Cumberland council backs BIA funding and emergency food program

Council expects events requesting grants will likely not happen as planned

The Dodge City Triathlon was one of five events requesting funding from Cumberland this year, though the status of the events is uncertain in light of the pandemic. file photo: Lorenz Jimenez
The Cumberland Fire Department, along with ambulance and police, responded to an ATV accident on a trail Friday night. File photo, Comox Valley Record

One person injured in ATV accident on Cumberland trail

Incident took place at Trent Main around 8 p.m. Friday night

The Cumberland Fire Department, along with ambulance and police, responded to an ATV accident on a trail Friday night. File photo, Comox Valley Record
The Village of Cumberland recently discussed deferment options both for property taxes and utilities. File photo, Comox Valley Record

Cumberland council opts for deferment on utility bills

Council also considered options for property taxes but maintained the July deadline

The Village of Cumberland recently discussed deferment options both for property taxes and utilities. File photo, Comox Valley Record
Council for the Village of Cumberland held its first meeting live-streamed over the Internet as a measure in response to pandemic concerns. Image, screenshot

Cumberland holds its first live-stream meeting

Province has given local governments ability to use online tools

Council for the Village of Cumberland held its first meeting live-streamed over the Internet as a measure in response to pandemic concerns. Image, screenshot
A drawing of the new fire hall proposed for Cumberland. Image, Finlayson Bonet Architecture/MKM Projects

Construction begins on new Cumberland fire hall

This week Cumberland is celebrating the start of construction of the community’s…

  • Apr 8, 2020
A drawing of the new fire hall proposed for Cumberland. Image, Finlayson Bonet Architecture/MKM Projects