Category: Comox Valley Regional District

Electoral Area Residents Asked to Weigh In on Roadside Garbage and Recycling Pick Up

An online survey is available now at until September 11 – asking for residents’ input on how they currently manage their garbage and recycling, and how they would like to manage it in the future. The survey is available to all electoral area residents, excluding Denman and Hornby Islands, Mount Washington and already-serviced areas in Royston.

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CVRD and CVEDS Renew Service Agreement

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society (CVEDS) recently signed a revised service agreement to deliver economic development and tourism services for Courtenay, Comox and Electoral Areas B and C and a defined portion of Area A. CVEDS helps existing businesses grow and works with potential investors and entrepreneurs to realize the benefits of investing and doing business in the Comox Valley.

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CVRD Awarded Poverty Reduction Strategy Grant

“The strategy will help identify key actions that local government and community partners can take to reduce local poverty, coordinate actions with senior level government, and ensure a more inclusive community for all residents,” explains Alana Mullaly, Senior Manager of Sustainability and Regional Growth Strategy Planning.

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Emergency Operations Centre Announces Comox Valley Virtual Recreation Guide Now Available

The Comox Valley Recreation Guide will have a different look this summer. Recreation facilities in Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, and the Comox Valley Regional District have been closed since March 16 to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As each jurisdiction adapts their operations to meet provincial health requirements, the quarterly Comox Valley Recreation Guide has gone virtual.

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Comox Valley Sports Centre Reopening Fitness Facility

The re-opening of the fitness facility at the Sports Centre follows the BC Recreation and Parks Association and WorkSafe BC guidelines. The CVRD will be opening the gym for strength and cardio workouts within Arena 2. Moving the facility to Arena 2 ensures the two meter physical distancing requirement and cleaning protocols in accordance with Provincial Guidelines.

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Local Governments and School District 71 Announce the Reopening of Public Playgrounds Effective Immediately

School District 71 and Comox Valley local governments have reopened outdoor playgrounds effective Monday June 1, 2020. This reopening includes all district school playgrounds and outdoor fitness equipment as well as public outdoor playgrounds in the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD), City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and 19-Wing Comox.

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Indoor Recreation Facilities Remain Closed Until Further Notice

“Local governments are working together to carefully develop staged reopening plans based on the WorkSafe BC, BCRPA and the Province of BC’s guidelines for our regional and municipal indoor recreation facilities,” explains CVRD Board Chair and EOC Spokesperson Jesse Ketler. “Once all the site-dependent plans are completed they will be posted online and at each facility. Consistency, collaboration and safety of our staff and residents is of utmost importance as we continue to move forward.”

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