Month: February 2020

Skills Canada Regional Event Highlights the Best in Valley Students

There were 240 competitors from 17 different schools across the region that competed in 20 different skilled trades and technology categories ranging from automotive, carpentry, culinary, and welding to media including photography, animation, and web design. A junior event is also included in the annual regional event with competitions in gravity cars (design and performance), spaghetti-bridge design and VexIQ robotics.

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Comox Valley Regional District Hires New Chief Financial Officer

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) announced that Myriah Foort will be their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) starting in May, following the retirement of long-standing CFO Beth Dunlop in April. As the CFO, she will lead the financial, accounting, insurance, procurement, asset management and contracting functions for the organization and will be key in ensuring an integrated approach aligning to the board’s strategic priorities.

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Emily Cars hit the stage for Leap Year Show!

Its a night of music that only comes around every 4 years! Join the Emily Cars (and special guests the Plaid Snakes) at the Cumberland Hotel this Saturday Night, February 29th at 9 pm for an adventure in skillfully crafted original music spanning themes like spontaneous celebrity combustion, outbreaks of kindness, historical nudity, rampant super heroism, space travel and more!

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The Conundrum On Which Democracy Founders?

It seems to me that the current NDP provincial government, under the leadership John Horgan and Carole James, has done a reasonably good job of moving toward a more just and caring society with the need to foster the long term well being of our economy. I would give our current government very high marks for cleaning up the, BC Liberal created, swamp of big money dominance over our electoral process and all the corruption that went with it.

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