Cumberland

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
Manulife Investment’s forestry division, formerly Hancock, updated Cumberland on recent work in the region. Supplied file photo

Forest company operating in Cumberland rebranded

Once Hancock, Manulife Investment Management re-introduces itself to council

Manulife Investment’s forestry division, formerly Hancock, updated Cumberland on recent work in the region. Supplied file photo
The soap box derby takes over 2nd Street for the Victoria Day Celebrations. Photo by Mike Chouinard

May long weekend event is back in Cumberland

The May long weekend party finally returned to Cumberland. The Victoria Day…

  • May 21, 2022
The soap box derby takes over 2nd Street for the Victoria Day Celebrations. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland is preparing a bylaw to cover zoning changes for short-term vacation rentals. (Image, Pixabay)

Cumberland preparing zoning changes for short-term vacation rentals

Licensing loopholes, cash in lieu for parking spaces are among council’s concerns

Cumberland is preparing a bylaw to cover zoning changes for short-term vacation rentals. (Image, Pixabay)
Council considered a heritage alteration permit and variance request for the Cumberland Brewing Company. Record photo

Cumberland approves alteration permit for brew pub

Council asks staff to look into cash in lieu issue for parking space policy

Council considered a heritage alteration permit and variance request for the Cumberland Brewing Company. Record photo
Cumberland council is finalizing property taxes for the year. Record file photo

Cumberland set to pass property taxes for coming year

BRIEFS: Village is taking a look at a communications strategy

Cumberland council is finalizing property taxes for the year. Record file photo
The annual Maypole celebration is part of Cumberland’s Victoria Day celebrations. Photo submitted

Victoria Day celebrations set to return to Cumberland

The theme this year is ‘A Salute to Recreation in Cumberland’

The annual Maypole celebration is part of Cumberland’s Victoria Day celebrations. Photo submitted