Category: Community

Three Campbell River Families Move Into Habitat Homes

“I can’t thank Habitat enough for granting my son and I the opportunity for a hand up. Between
the build site and the ReStore, I have met the most incredible people,” said Afton. “This is the
start of our new chapter, and I can’t wait to see what’s next.”

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New After Hours Urgent Care Clinic Open For All In The Comox Valley

Since the onset of COVID, local family doctors noticed a growing gap in care outside of regular working hours. To address this, the community of doctors responded by creating a community after hours clinic. “We created a clinic that provides timely access to urgent, non-emergency health care after most family practices and walk-in clinics have closed.” said Dr. Alfredo Tura

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Different Together Pledge

Please help us in spreading the word that racism and hatred have no place in our community by taking the “Different Together Pledge”. By taking the pledge and sharing it on social media we can raise awareness while encouraging others to participate.

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Free Overdose Prevention Workshop Planned for Cumberland

Earlier this month, British Columbia marked the fifth anniversary of its declaration of a public health emergency over the opioid crisis, yet the crisis shows no signs of abating. More than 7,000 people have died in the province since 2016, and last year’s total of 1,724 lives lost was the worst on record.

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New Wing Commander at 19 Wing Comox

“Returning to 19 Wing Comox as Wing Commander is a privilege and honour. I look forward to working again with the people of 19 Wing Comox and the Comox Valley. In the near future, the base will be complemented by the adoption of the CC-295 Kingfisher (the newest fixed wing search and rescue aircraft) and a new role as the centre of excellence for search and rescue training. I am eagerly awaiting these new capabilities. And as you would expect, the great team at 19 Wing will continue to work hard in providing Canadians the best possible support for maritime patrol, NORAD, search and rescue and in the day-to-day workings of the base.””

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