Category: Comox Valley Regional District

Gain New and Rewarding Skills Volunteering With Local Emergency Program

Gain new and rewarding skills volunteering with Emergency Support Services and the Emergency Radio Communications Team. Learn more at the Comox Valley Emergency Program’s (CVEP) volunteer information session on Thursday, January 24th from 7- 8 pm, followed by an informal meet and greet until 8:30 pm. The session is being held at the CVEP office at 3001 Moray Avenue in Courtenay.

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Boil Water Notice Lifted For Users Of The Comox Valley Water System

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and Island Health have lifted the boil water notice for all users of the Comox Valley water system, effective immediately. Following regular sampling and monitoring of the system since the notice was put in place yesterday, the CVRD and Island Health have confirmed that water quality in the system is safely within provincial drinking water guidelines.

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CVRD and USW Approve New Collective Agreement

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and United Steel Workers (USW) Union Local 1-1937 both ratified the new collective agreement late December 2018. Negotiations began in January 2018 to address amendments to the Collective Agreement. In November, a mediator was assigned to assist discussions in reaching a collective agreement between the CVRD and its recreation facilities staff, represented by USW Local 1-1937. On December 11, 2018 a tentative agreement was reached with ratification from both parties occurring December 21, 2018.

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