Month: January 2019

2 Weeks Left to Submit a Film to Reel Youth Film Festival

2 Weeks Left to Submit a Film to Reel Youth Film Festival

Submission Deadline for the Reel Youth Film Festival is February 8, 2019. The Reel Youth Film Festival (RYFF) in conjunction with the Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) is seeking out film submissions from local youth.

Work Begins to Make Nymph Falls More Accessible

Over the next two months, visitors to the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) Nymph Falls Park will find crews and equipment on park trails as work commences to allow for easier access to the falls.

Be The Stranger

In 2016, I traveled more than 3200 kilometers by train visiting family and friends in France. This four week journey was multi-faceted on so many levels.

50TH Parallel PR Opens First Office Space

50TH Parallel PR Opens First Office Space

50th Parallel Public Relations (50th Parallel) is pleased to announce the opening of its first headquarters space to accommodate its growing team and portfolio. The new 50th Parallel office is located at 105-2456 Rosewall Crescent in Tin Town, next to the Tin Town Café.

World Community Film Festival Nears!

World Community Film Festival Nears!

On February 1st and 2nd, visit the Community Action Hive at the World Community Film Festival located in the Filberg Hall. Connect with the organizations who are making change right here in the Comox Valley, which includes Tide Change.

Playing Climate Change Football

Playing Climate Change Football

The Curtain opens with the two men, Economo and Enviro in a heated discussion about how they should be preparing for the looming threat of a potentially disastrous climate changing world.

Launching of Canadian Journalism Innovators

Launching of Canadian Journalism Innovators

This past week about 1,000 journalists were laid off at some of the most recognized organizations, from Buzzfeed, which will cut 15 per cent of its workforce, to HuffPost, to Gannett — the U.S.’s largest newspaper chain.

Comox Mayor Not Interested in Laing Talks

Comox Mayor Not Interested in Laing Talks

Business plan to restore Mack Laing’s heritage home unveiled, but mayor’s backtracking on a hand-shake agreement to negotiate out-of-court likely means more legal bills for Comox taxpayers.

First Tuesday Fundraiser at the Mex Pub February 5th

First Tuesday Fundraiser at the Mex Pub February 5th

First Tuesday Fundraiser will be hosted by Scott Lyle and Friends with special guest Alan Jossul at the Mex Pub in Courtenay on February 5th at 7:30 pm. Born and raised in the Comox Valley, Alan has been playing and teaching guitar for most of his life.

More Than Films at 28th World Community Film Festival

More Than Films at 28th World Community Film Festival

The 28th World Community Film Festival is just around the corner and the Comox Valley is invited to downtown Courtenay on February 1st and 2nd, 2019 to experience over 30 engaging and inspiring documentaries that showcase social and environmental justice stories from across Canada and around the world!