This lone orca has been spotted swimming in the Comox Harbour for the past 2 week. All boaters, including sailboats and kayakers, must stay 200 metres from orcas. Photo by Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

This lone orca has been spotted swimming in the Comox Harbour for the past 2 week. All boaters, including sailboats and kayakers, must stay 200 metres from orcas. Photo by Peter Hamilton/Lifeforce Ocean Friends

WEB POLL: Should certain Nautical Days events be cancelled for the sake of T073B?

Dragon boat festival and fireworks display both scheduled for this weekend

  • Aug. 2, 2018 11:30 a.m.

The transient orca T073B seems to have adopted the Comox Marina as its new home. The August long weekend also happens to be one of the busiest weekends of the year in and around the Comox Marina, with the Nautical Days festivities.

Among the activities scheduled are the 16th Annual Victor Simonson Dragon Boat Races, all day Sunday, and the weekend finale, the Quality Foods Festival of Lights Fireworks Extravaganza, Monday evening.

Should these events be cancelled?

Have your say in our online poll.


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