Value Planning Process recommends some cost improvements and concludes Water Treatment Project is on track

The Comox Valley Water Treatment Project has reached its next milestone with the completion of a Value Planning Process. The CVRD will implement several recommended improvements to the project’s scope which will help to make it more cost efficient. These include the selection of direct filtration technology and shifting the raw water pump station closer to Comox Lake.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the Comox Valley’s largest Habitat project yet

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North’s (VIN) groundbreaking and site dedication ceremony will kick off the construction of the first two duplexes in this multi-phased 10-unit affordable housing complex.

The public is invited to come out and learn about the project and Women Build. WHERE: 1330 Lake Trail Road, Courtenay, BC WHEN: Friday, May 18th, 10:00 a.m.

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Comox Valley Sustainability Forum

BC municipal elections take place October 20, 2018.
On Thursday, May 24, CV Global Awareness Network, the CV Council of Canadians and Imagine Comox Valley invite you to a Sustainability Forum, where voters will have an opportunity to hear more about the possibility of reaching sustainable solutions to current local issues and problems.

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Forest Stories Summer Arts Camp

This  NEW 2-week Forest Stories Summer Camp ​is presented by the Cumberland Community Forest Society, Elevate and Convoy​. Designed for 7 –12 year olds​​ the program is built around theatre, music,and forest myths and legends. The connecting themes are creativity, nature and community. 
9 am 3 pm ​daily ​July 16-20 and 23-27 and final celebration Saturday July 28th in #6 Park.

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Celebrate Our Heritage with the Oh Canada! Team Trivia Night Fundraiser

Just how Canadian are you, eh? Quiz: What is Canada’s official tree? In the spirit of the Canada Day birthday celebration, the Comox Valley Council of Canadians is hosting their 12th annual Oh Canada! Team Trivia Night Fundraiser. This highly anticipated, Great Canadian Trivia event takes place Saturday, June 16 in the Rotary Hall of Courtenay’s Filberg Center.

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Ocean Wise Celebrity chef Ned Bell is being flown in from Vancouver by Pacific Coastal Airlines to create a gourmet three-course seafood lunch to raise awareness and funds for t he purchase and restoration of Kus-kus-sum (the Old Field Sawmill site). Locals Restaurant will host the luncheon on May 26th at 11:30am.

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Victoria Day Long Weekend in Cumberland 1888 to 2018 – Celebrating 130 Years

The May Long Weekend is around the corner. There is no better place to celebrate the ‘unofficial’ beginning of the summer season than at Victoria Day Celebrations in Cumberland, May 19th to 21st. The weekend kicks off this Saturday with Cumberland’s annual street market extravaganza – Village Market Day, the ever popular Soap Box Derby, a meet and greet reunion for ‘old’ and ‘new’ Cumberland, and an epic garage sale at the Cumberland Community Church. Head to Cumberland Village Park and enjoy a meal at the Cumberland Community School PAC concession, take in the Washoe tournament, and share a table at the beer garden. Festivities run from 10am to 6pm.

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Miners Memorial Community Choir

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of labour activist Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin’s death, the Cumberland Museum and Archives invites you to be a part of the Miners Memorial Choir. Learn and share historic labour songs! Join Choir Director Wendy Nixon Stothert for six weeks of rehearsals leading up to an exciting public performance at this year’s special Ginger Goodwin memorial events.

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