Wood Stove Exchange Program Expands

More Comox Valley residents now have access to rebates from the wood stove exchange program as announced by the Province this week. Additional funding has been provided to the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) to not only continue administering the exchange program, but to provide higher rebates to homeowners that want to move away from wood burning all together and install a cleaner-burning heating source.

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Greenwood Trunk Sewer Line Construction Now Complete

An important stretch of new sewer line diverting wastewater from East Courtenay has been successfully installed. Construction on the new gravity main, called the Greenwood Trunk, began in June and has wrapped up on schedule. The line will reduce pressure on existing sewer service infrastructure by directing wastewater from East Courtenay away from the Courtenay Pump Station to an existing sewer trunk main along Knight Road. From there, wastewater will flow directly to the sewage treatment plant located on Brent Road.

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Have Mixed Feelings About The Holidays?

Unity Comox Valley is holding its annual December serenity service on Thursday, December 13 at 7 pm in the Comox Lions Den. Through a peaceful hour of tranquility you can find a place to remember loved ones no longer in your life, or acknowledge other losses or changes that may have you feeling a little blue.

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Elevate Winter Bazaar # 7 is Near!

For the seventh year in a row, lovers of art, crafts, and the curious will gather in downtown Courtenay for the annual Elevate Winter Bazaar! This Friday and Saturday, December 7th and 8th, 35 carefully selected creators of beautiful, breathtaking and bizarre art and craft will descend on the Courtenay Legion. This highly anticipated craft fair offers attendees the opportunity to discover enticing, intriguing and unique works from inspired local artisans.

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CVRD Issues RFP for Water Treatment Project Following Grant Funding Announcement

On the heels of a $62 million federal and provincial grant announcement, the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a design-build contractor to deliver a new water system for Comox Valley residents. “After three years of extensive planning, and Wednesday’s exciting announcement from the Government of Canada and Province of BC, we are happy to be moving forward with the next step in our process – selecting a team of consultants and contractors to design and construct a modern water treatment system that our residents deserve,” said Bob Wells, CVRD Chair.

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Startup Comox Valley Proudly Represented Local Entrepreneurs in Ottawa at Startup Canada Day on the Hill

Startup Comox Valley co-lead, Nazaneen Dizai was proud to represent Comox Valley entrepreneurs in Ottawa in October, at Startup Canada Day on the Hill where she met with Members of Parliament, Ministers and Parliamentary Committees to promote the role of entrepreneurs in Canada and help to create the conditions for their success. Startup Canada Day on the Hill is the largest annual gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators, anchor companies, investors, industry leaders, media and government decision-makers to raise the bar in building Canada as an innovative, entrepreneurial nation.

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