Category: Education

In-District Cross-Boundary Registration Opens in January

Students registered in the Comox Valley school district may request a transfer to a school outside their catchment area for the 2019/20 school year.
Registration opens 7 January 2019 for a seven-week period for cross-boundary applicants to submit an online request. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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In-District Cross-Boundary Registration Opens in January

Students registered in the Comox Valley school district may request a transfer to a school outside their catchment area for the 2019/20 school year. Registration opens January 7th, 2019, for a seven-week period for cross-boundary applicants to submit an online request. Requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Comox Valley School students recognized at Premier’s Award Ceremony for Excellence in Sports

The 2018 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport were presented last night to eight outstanding Indigenous youth athletes from British Columbia’s Vancouver Island Region. The Awards were presented during a formal celebration held at the Wei Wai Kum First Nation Thunderbird Hall in Campbell River, BC. Vancouver Island is the sixth and final of the Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council’s (I·SPARC) six regions to honour Indigenous athletes through this unique province-wide awards program.

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Take Action with CV Amnesty International Write for Rights Event

The Comox Valley Amnesty Action Circle is standing up for human rights on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, from 4-6 pm at the Courtenay Library. The community is invited to join Amnesty International’s annual Write for Rights campaign. It is a global letter-writing campaign offering the public an opportunity to write on human rights issues and bring meaningful change to people and groups who need support to uphold their human rights. Last year, more than 5 million messages were sent to world leaders demanding human rights progress. This year, activists are aiming to replicate that success, focusing on critical human rights cases in countries where peoples’ rights are being violated and action is urgently needed.

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Vancouver’s grassroots response to the overdose crisis: journalist Travis Lupick reads at NIC

Learn more about Vancouver’s overdose epidemic in the 1990s and how it applies to today’s opioid crisis, from award-winning journalist and author Travis Lupick.

Lupick will deliver a multimedia presentation based on his latest book, Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction as part of NIC’s Write Here Readers Series Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 pm.

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