Cumberland

Cumberland is looking at a watershed protection zone for Comox Lake. Record file photo

Cumberland looks at OCP, zoning changes for cabins

Village plans to create watershed zone for Comox Lake as part of process

Cumberland is looking at a watershed protection zone for Comox Lake. Record file photo
Spring at Perseverance Creek. Photo by Lorenz Jimenez

Youth-led tour of Morrison Creek headwaters planned

Doreen Rodriguez leads YERII 2019 public tour in Morrison Creek headwaters

Spring at Perseverance Creek. Photo by Lorenz Jimenez
Cumberland Fire Department has had a busy summer so far. Record file photo

Cumberland Fire Department busy with bush fires and more

The department received 40 calls during last month, including first response requests

Cumberland Fire Department has had a busy summer so far. Record file photo
Cumberland council again has questions about the latest changes for Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo

Cumberland denies Fan House covenant changes for now

Developer not offering enough in exchange for revised agreement, says council

Cumberland council again has questions about the latest changes for Coal Valley Estates. Record file photo
Cumberland is considering ways to cover sani-dump costs as well as looking for a potential new location. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland looks at ways to cover recreation amenity costs

Staff will explore sponsorship options as well as a new site for sani-dump

Cumberland is considering ways to cover sani-dump costs as well as looking for a potential new location. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Council is using some Restart funding to re-think how to best use the Cumberland Cultural Cente (next to the museum and archives in foreground). Record file photo

Cumberland re-thinks Cultural Centre use for future

Council agrees to use some COVID-19 Restart funding to help with new site uses

Council is using some Restart funding to re-think how to best use the Cumberland Cultural Cente (next to the museum and archives in foreground). Record file photo
The Village of Cumberland made some budget adjustments at the latest council meeting. Record file photo

Cumberland council approves extra costs for projects

Some large projects have come with delayed or additional costs

The Village of Cumberland made some budget adjustments at the latest council meeting. Record file photo
An Airbnb map shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca

Cumberland explores short-term rental effect on housing for residents

Council also wants to look at collecting hotel tax revenue from commercial rentals

An Airbnb map shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca
Cumberland’s municipal properties will close for the new statutory holiday on Sept. 30. Record file photo

Cumberland council wants to see Sept. 30 as day of action, not day off

The federal government sets aside National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Cumberland’s municipal properties will close for the new statutory holiday on Sept. 30. Record file photo
PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to Cumberland

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted
PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted

Off-road triathlon returns to the Comox Valley

PACE Multisport Dodge City X will once again serve as the BC Cross Triathlon Championships

PACE Multisport Dodge City X, the Comox Valley’s marquee off-road triathlon, returns to Cumberland, Sept. 18. Photo submitted
The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo

Cumberland adding King George Hotel to heritage registry

Village looking to promote heritage protection, affordable housing downtown

The site of the King George Hotel in Cumberland. Record file photo
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, along with Coun. Sean Sullivan, will sit on the committee to plan Cumberland’s 125th anniversary celebration. Record file photo

Cumberland is already making 125th birthday plans in 2023

Council sets up committee to plan project and apply for federal funding

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, along with Coun. Sean Sullivan, will sit on the committee to plan Cumberland’s 125th anniversary celebration. Record file photo
One of the many photos on the On This Spot app in Cumberland of a fire wheel at the Waverly from 1910 and present day. Photo by Cumberland Museum & Archives C100-004/On This Spot.

Bridging history and present-day in Cumberland and the Comox Valley

On This Spot app mixes past and present to dig into history for tourists and locals alike

One of the many photos on the On This Spot app in Cumberland of a fire wheel at the Waverly from 1910 and present day. Photo by Cumberland Museum & Archives C100-004/On This Spot.
A rendering shows a “mini urban bazaar” for very small businesses hub proposed in Cumberland. File image, Cumberland staff report

Urban bazaar proposal in Cumberland takes next step

Council approved permit applications but have some concerns about parking

A rendering shows a “mini urban bazaar” for very small businesses hub proposed in Cumberland. File image, Cumberland staff report
Cumberland has agreed to a sponsorship agreement with the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland agrees to sponsorship with Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

Some on council did express concerns from the past such as amalgamation push

Cumberland has agreed to a sponsorship agreement with the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Ronan and his son, eight-year-old Erwan Teyssier ran The Cumby together this year. Photo supplied

Cumby Trail Race raises $15,000+ for Cumberland forest protection

The theme of The Cumby 2021 trail race was ‘Celebrating This Land’…

Ronan and his son, eight-year-old Erwan Teyssier ran The Cumby together this year. Photo supplied
The industrial lands project for Cumberland’s Bevan Road has taken another step forward. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Bevan Road water issues addressed for Cumberland council

Council approves development for new yogurt facility’s buildings

The industrial lands project for Cumberland’s Bevan Road has taken another step forward. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland Community Schools Society online bingo nights will continue every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. (stock photo Pixabay)

Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights ongoing

Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights ongoing

  • Jun 10, 2021
Cumberland Community Schools Society online bingo nights will continue every Wednesday evening throughout the summer. (stock photo Pixabay)
A group of approximately 60 people concerned about old-growth forest protection took part in an event in Cumberland on Wednesday (June 2) to show support for the Fairy Creek protestors. Photo by Terry Farrell

Cumberland walk held in support of Fairy Creek old-growth protectors

Forestry families hold counter-rally along the route

A group of approximately 60 people concerned about old-growth forest protection took part in an event in Cumberland on Wednesday (June 2) to show support for the Fairy Creek protestors. Photo by Terry Farrell
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