Month: May 2019

It’s a Matter of the Company You Keep

It’s a Matter of the Company You Keep

You can virtually take it to the bank. Getting elected to public office often comes with a whole new set of friends and not always pals that have your best interests at heart. A few of them could be classified as “the undesirables.”

No. 1 Japanese Town Interpretive Walking Trail Unveiling Ceremony

The Village of Cumberland, in partnership with the Cumberland Museum and Archives, is excited to announce the completion of an interpretive walking trail at the No. 1 Japanese Town Historic Site in Cumberland’s Coal Creek Historic Park. A ceremony will be take place on Saturday June 8th 2019 at 1:30 pm at the site.

On an Earth Vocation

I turned eighty last December. With a bad family health history and two different battles with cancer I never thought I’d make it this far.

On an Earth Vocation

On an Earth Vocation

I turned eighty last December. With a bad family health history and two different battles with cancer I never thought I’d make it this far.

Canadian Military Wives Choirs Comox Spring Concert

Canadian Military Wives Choirs Comox Spring Concert

On Sunday June 9th 2019 at 3:00 pm you are invited to a musical afternoon entitled “This is the life for me”. As the choir winds down for the season, the military community prepares to see some of its families posted to other bases, while preparing to welcome new families to the valley.

Peace Pilgrim Revisited

Peace Pilgrim Revisited

Imagine what it would feel like to simply walk out the door with only the clothes on your back, a comb, a folded toothbrush and the all encompassing ability to literally walk your talk. More than 50 years ago, one very ordinary woman took the first step on an amazing 28 year pilgrimage for world peace.

LUSH Valley, Comox Valley Housing and Food Action Plan

LUSH Valley, Comox Valley Housing and Food Action Plan

Come join LUSH Valley Executive Director, Maurita Prato, and the Coordinator of the Coalition to End Homelessness, Andrea Cupelli, as they present a Comox Valley Action plan to create more access to healthy food and food programs for people living in supportive, social and transitional housing across the Comox Valley.

Comox Valley Airport Launches Island Good Brand

Comox Valley Airport Launches Island Good Brand

As previously published in the Comox Valley Record, Jolene Rudisuela reported on last Wednesday’s launch party where YQQ officially welcomed the Island Good brand and pledged to increase efforts to offer more local products to consumers.

CVAG Presents Creative Research: A Day of Making on May 31st

CVAG Presents Creative Research: A Day of Making on May 31st

The Comox Valley Art Gallery is presenting Creative Research: A Day of Making on Friday, May 31st. The full day of artist and community interaction is a partnership between CVAG, Spaces VR (Courtenay’s first virtual reality gaming lounge) and the ENTER program at School District 71.

Trail and Parking Upgrades Happening at Seal Bay Park

Trail and Parking Upgrades Happening at Seal Bay Park

Park upgrade work is planned at the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) Seal Bay Park starting Tuesday, May 28th with construction of a new multi-use trail and new parking area. These park improvements align with public feedback received as part of the CVRD Park Management Plan public consultation process.

Cycling the Silk Road

Cycling the Silk Road

Do you enjoy fascinating cycling stories? Interested in education in the developing world? Join Brenda Trenholme and the Kenya Education Endowment Fund (KEEF) at Comox United Church on Monday, June 3 to hear about her experience of cycling the Silk Road; a 13,000 km journey across 10 countries in Asia – from Beijing to Istanbul.

COURTENAY TEACHER RECEIVES PRIME MINISTER’S AWARD

COURTENAY TEACHER RECEIVES PRIME MINISTER’S AWARD

Canada’s outstanding educators inspire the next generation of bold innovators. Kara Dawson from School District #71 teacher in Courtenay has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence in STEM, Certificate of Achievement.

Part 1 – It’s a matter of disclosure

Part 1 – It’s a matter of disclosure

Pity assignment editors in newsrooms across B.C. this month. No shortage of material.

Monty’s Showroom – now ashes, after the Plaza Hotel in Victoria burned to the ground – found itself back in the news, gang activity on the West Shore on Vancouver Island regrettably contributed to news cycles, the scandal at the B.C. legislature did too, money laundering and a new – but not so new – label has been thrown into B.C.’s political lexicon, “politically exposed persons.”