Month: August 2018

MP Johns Invites Public to Discuss Solutions for Affordable Housing

COURTENAY – MP Gord Johns (Courtenay-Alberni) has invited local residents to join him and local housing advocates for a public discussion on solutions for affordable housing at the Florence Filberg Centre, 411 Anderton Ave, on Wednesday, Sept 5 at 7:00pm.

“In Courtenay-Alberni, one out of every four people struggle to afford a place to call home, and that’s far too many,” said Johns.

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Introductory Classes – Comox Valley Scottish Country Dancing Society

The Comox Valley Scottish Dancing Society, will kick off its 2018-1019 season and open two FREE  introductory classes to the public. September 10  and October 1. No kilt or partner are required, just a desire to enjoy yourself.   

The Comox Valley Scottish Country Dancing Society meets in fall and winter at 7:30-9:30pm at the Comox United Church Hall (corner of Comox Ave. and Beach Drive.)  ( Teenagers between 13 and 16 should be accompanied by an adult).

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Introducing Our New Chief Editor!

We are so excited to have Catherine Hedrich lead the editorial direction of Tide Change and build upon its community foundation of collaborative support. As a new resident of the Comox Valley, her outsider’s perspective will undoubtedly bring fresh and useful insights, while setting the stage for the development of a sustainable and interactive communication platform for our community enterprise, beginning with her new column, Community Conversations.

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Fall webworms vs Tent Caterpillars

“We have been getting a lot of inquiries about the nests that we are seeing in many of our trees right now, with concerns that these are tent caterpillar nests.

Our Parks staff have informed us that these nests are actually from an insect called fall webworms.”
City of Courtenay

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Your Values, Your Choice, Your Guide to the Referendum

Do you want more information about BC’s referendum that will be coming to your mailbox this fall? Do you want to clarify your own position about the choices? Or are you just plain confused?

Here’s your opportunity to clear up all the buzz around this electoral reform referendum.

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