Cumberland

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
Changes to curbside pickup for residents in Cumberland are in effect as of March 30. File photo

Cumberland has new waste collection service

Emterra begins new collection service as of March 30

Changes to curbside pickup for residents in Cumberland are in effect as of March 30. File photo
A yurt caught fire between two homes on Maryport Avenue in Cumberland Saturday night. Facebook photo, Aaron Kelly

Yurt catches fire in Cumberland on Saturday night

Fire department handles blaze, prevents damage to nearby homes

A yurt caught fire between two homes on Maryport Avenue in Cumberland Saturday night. Facebook photo, Aaron Kelly
Parking in downtown Cumberland was one of the topics the VIU students examined. Comox Valley Record file photo

VIU students pitch planning projects to Cumberland

Students looked at topics such as historical values and parking issues

Parking in downtown Cumberland was one of the topics the VIU students examined. Comox Valley Record file photo
A Cumberland home that was once a schoolhouse in another community is up for a variance to allow for expansion. Photo, Google Maps

Cumberland house with a history up for variance

Building once served a different role in a different community

A Cumberland home that was once a schoolhouse in another community is up for a variance to allow for expansion. Photo, Google Maps
The United Riders of Cumberland annual general meeting takes place March 3.

United Riders of Cumberland AGM upcoming

The United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) will hold its annual general meeting…

  • Feb 14, 2020
The United Riders of Cumberland annual general meeting takes place March 3.
Musicians play outside a shop in downtown Cumberland during a previous Woodstove Festival. Photo via woodstovefestival.com

Cumberland council backs Woodstove Fest request

Organizers seeks local government support to apply for grants for next festival

Musicians play outside a shop in downtown Cumberland during a previous Woodstove Festival. Photo via woodstovefestival.com
At the latest meeting, Cumberland council passed motions to bring forward resolutions concerning forestry on private and micro-hydro projects to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities conference in the spring. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland passed motions on micro-hydro, forest lands to AVICC

Council to bring forward resolutions to spring convention for Island communities

At the latest meeting, Cumberland council passed motions to bring forward resolutions concerning forestry on private and micro-hydro projects to the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities conference in the spring. Photo by Mike Chouinard
2019 Perseverance Week in Cumberland raised more than $155,000. Photo submitted

Perseverance Week raises more than $155,000 for Cumberland Community Forest Society

The Cumberland Forest’s Perseverance Week (Oct. 21-31, 2019) fundraising drive totals are…

  • Jan 20, 2020
2019 Perseverance Week in Cumberland raised more than $155,000. Photo submitted
The Cumberland All Candidates Meeting was held on Oct. 4 at the Cumberland Cultural Centre. Photo from Cumberland BC Facebook page.
The Cumberland All Candidates Meeting was held on Oct. 4 at the Cumberland Cultural Centre. Photo from Cumberland BC Facebook page.
Cumberland mayor and council candidates answer questionnaire

Cumberland mayor and council candidates answer questionnaire

1) Would you be in favour of a salary freeze for council…

  • Oct 10, 2018
Cumberland mayor and council candidates answer questionnaire
Cumberland candidates have their say

Cumberland candidates have their say

The Cumberland All Candidates Meeting was held Thursday evening

Cumberland candidates have their say
Eric Krejci is running for a seat on Cumberland council. Photo submitted

Eric Krejci running for a seat on Cumberland council

It is with a keen sense of privilege that I have put…

  • Sep 24, 2018
Eric Krejci is running for a seat on Cumberland council. Photo submitted
Ian McLean is running for a seat on Cumberland council. Photo submitted

Ian McLean running for seat on Cumberland council

I am proud to stand as a candidate in the Oct. 20…

  • Sep 20, 2018
Ian McLean is running for a seat on Cumberland council. Photo submitted
Sarah Jane Howe running for school trustee position in Cumberland

Sarah Jane Howe running for school trustee position in Cumberland

As a proud resident of Cumberland for the past four years, and…

  • Sep 18, 2018
Sarah Jane Howe running for school trustee position in Cumberland
Sean Sullvan is seeking re-election to Cumberland council. Photo submitted.

Cumberland councillor Sean Sullivan seeking re-election

Cumberland Councillor Sean Sullivan is excited to seek re-election for the next…

  • Sep 18, 2018
Sean Sullvan is seeking re-election to Cumberland council. Photo submitted.
Jesse Ketler is seeking re-election to Cumberland council

Jesse Ketler is seeking re-election to Cumberland council

Jesse Ketler has enjoyed her first term on Cumberland council. “It has…

  • Sep 17, 2018
Jesse Ketler is seeking re-election to Cumberland council
Gwyn Sproule ius running for re-election to Cumberland council. Photo submitted

Long time councillor, Gwyn Sproule, running for re-election in Cumberland

Gwyn Sproule is throwing her hat into the ring for another four-year…

  • Sep 17, 2018
Gwyn Sproule ius running for re-election to Cumberland council. Photo submitted