Cumberland

The Foggy Mountain Fair on Dunsmuir Avenue in 2021. Cumberland is now looking at an overall plan for recreation, arts and culture in the community. Record file photo

Cumberland’s rec, arts and culture plan taking input soon

Staff expect recommendations and final report to be ready in summer

The Foggy Mountain Fair on Dunsmuir Avenue in 2021. Cumberland is now looking at an overall plan for recreation, arts and culture in the community. Record file photo
An Airbnb map from 2021 shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca

Cumberland gathers ideas for short-term rental policy

Village has been holding workshops, online survey to take input

An Airbnb map from 2021 shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca
Cumberland will find out soon if it has to start paying directly for police costs. File photo

Cumberland’s council ponders potential police costs for future

Village will start to pay for service when its population hits 5,000

Cumberland will find out soon if it has to start paying directly for police costs. File photo
Cumberland is amending its animal control bylaw to increase fines for aggressive dogs. Black Press file photo

Cumberland to increase fines for aggressive dog offences

Council also reminds people to pick up dog’s business or face a fine

Cumberland is amending its animal control bylaw to increase fines for aggressive dogs. Black Press file photo
Cumberland council is considering permits for a 56-unit manufactured home park. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers 56-unit manufactured home plan

Project will be referred to APC before council decides

Cumberland council is considering permits for a 56-unit manufactured home park. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland’s council is getting behind MP Gord Johns’ private member’s bill calling for a new approach to the opioid epidemic. (Black Press file photo)

Cumberland’s council backs Johns’ private member’s bill on opioids

“We lost the ‘War on Drugs,’ and we need to stop punishing people and … start helping people.”

Cumberland’s council is getting behind MP Gord Johns’ private member’s bill calling for a new approach to the opioid epidemic. (Black Press file photo)
The Village of Cumberland wants to survey residents about vacation rentals. Record file photo

Cumberland surveys residents on vacation rentals

BRIEFS: Council considers requests for in-fill housing applications

The Village of Cumberland wants to survey residents about vacation rentals. Record file photo
Cumberland is planning on working with Courtenay and Comox on regional solid waste collection. (Black Press file photo)

Cumberland may join Courtenay, Comox for waste collection

Council supports move to establish memorandum of understanding with partners

Cumberland is planning on working with Courtenay and Comox on regional solid waste collection. (Black Press file photo)
Supporting the new business association was one of the things for which Cumberland has used Restart funding. Record file photo

Cumberland accepting Restart grant requests through February

Council expected to decide on one-time funding for community projects in March

Supporting the new business association was one of the things for which Cumberland has used Restart funding. Record file photo
A brochure sets out things businesses in Cumberland can do to make their buildings more accessible. Image, Sam Bradd/Drawing Change

Cumberland encourages businesses to be more accessible

Council endorses idea for its committee to work with local business association

A brochure sets out things businesses in Cumberland can do to make their buildings more accessible. Image, Sam Bradd/Drawing Change
As of last summer, there had been strong interest in the Bevan Road site. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland to study servicing Bevan Road industrial site

Area contains most of the available industrial land in the Comox Valley

As of last summer, there had been strong interest in the Bevan Road site. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Mossy Haven is one of the Heather Soos pieces that will be on exhibit at The Gallery @ Weird Church in Cumberland, starting Jan. 29. Photo supplied

The Gallery in Cumberland goes ‘wild’ with the art of Heather Soos

An intriguing exhibit of wildlife art will be displayed at The Gallery…

  • Jan 14, 2022
Mossy Haven is one of the Heather Soos pieces that will be on exhibit at The Gallery @ Weird Church in Cumberland, starting Jan. 29. Photo supplied
Cumberland’s council is supporting a pay increase following this year’s local government elections. Record file photo

Cumberland council supports salary increase to meet average

Motion includes setting up independent committee in election years to review pay

Cumberland’s council is supporting a pay increase following this year’s local government elections. Record file photo
Mosaic recently met with Cumberland’s council about its working relationship with the community. Screenshot, Mosaic Forest Management video

Mosaic reduces pile burning near Cumberland

Forest company representatives recently met with council for progress update

Mosaic recently met with Cumberland’s council about its working relationship with the community. Screenshot, Mosaic Forest Management video
Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo

Cumberland revisits financial reserve policies

Village is looking to increase percentages for various stabilization funds

Village of Cumberland office. Record file photo
Council considered a flat roof option but preferred the initial sloping roof proposed. Image, Village of Cumberland report

Cumberland approves variances for project at old hotel site

Council OK’s changes for height, lot coverage and some but not all parking requirements

Council considered a flat roof option but preferred the initial sloping roof proposed. Image, Village of Cumberland report
The Village of Cumberland is making an urban forest bylaw a priority for 2022. Record file photo

Cumberland moves up tree bylaw work to 2022

Idea included in latest financial plan bylaw, which received three readings

The Village of Cumberland is making an urban forest bylaw a priority for 2022. Record file photo
Cumberland’s council discussed ways to expand recreation opportunities during a recent meeting. Image, screenshot

Cumberland looks at expanded recreation opportunities

Measures include regional pilot project, changing family income thresholds for programs

Cumberland’s council discussed ways to expand recreation opportunities during a recent meeting. Image, screenshot
Dannielle Goulet won a pair of gold medals and an overall category at the Natural Canada Pro Qualifier in Toronto. She received her pro card for the sport. Photo supplied

Cumberland bodybuilder enters professional ranks

Dannielle Goulet has officially entered the ranks of professional bodybuilding. Last weekend,…

Dannielle Goulet won a pair of gold medals and an overall category at the Natural Canada Pro Qualifier in Toronto. She received her pro card for the sport. Photo supplied
While Santa Claus is making Christmas gifts at home, his elves are having a party in Cumberland and everyone is invited. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Cumberland Community Schools Society presents Santa’s Break Room

This year, the Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) has moved its seasonal…

While Santa Claus is making Christmas gifts at home, his elves are having a party in Cumberland and everyone is invited. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE