You are invited to the Courtenay Museum’s annual Spring Fling event on Saturday, March 24th from 11am to 2pm. Admission is by donation with half the proceeds going to the Shamrock Gumboots 4-H Club.read more
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of a young Nuu-chah-nulth child, who had family connections in both the Ahousaht and Hesquiaht First Nation communities.
We are told that this young child had a big, beautiful smile, and that he touched many lives – his loss will deeply affect many.read more
Join us to watch the participants of the Teen Entrepreneur Networking Club pitch the business ideas they have been working on all year. These motivated youth will be competing in front of our team of local “Dragons” for a prize package worth over 13,000 in resources to help them take their business to the next level. Cake and Coffee to follow.read more
On Tuesday, May 1, you can sit down to a plate of bean , coleslaw and cornbread with the Honourable Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, at the 20th Cumberland May Day Bean Dinner, held annually to remember the ‘Big Strike’ of 1912-14. The dinner, which will be held in the Cumberland Cultural Centre, will celebrate the resiliency and pride of the Cumberland coal miners and their families.read more
Why are we fighting a problem that doesn’t exist?
The Comox Valley Regional District has failed to demonstrate that a new Comox Valley Water Treatment is needed.
We need to work as a community to oppose the CVRD project to filter 147 million liters of water per day from the Comox Lake unnecessarily.read more
Please join us for an evening of sharing and discussion. Local representatives of various spiritual and philosophical traditions have been invited to present at the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College on Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm).read more
Join the Comox Valley Stroke Recovery Branch for our first monthly session at the Courtenay Regional Library on March 20 at 10:30 am. This is the first of two sessions that will be held monthly to support stroke survivors, care givers and family members.read more
Our BC government has told us there is no choice but to proceed with the Site C Dam.
Many experts have challenged this decision arguing that cancelling Site C makes economic sense, as well as saving valuable agricultural land in the Peace River Valley, and honouring the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The Cumberland Community Forest Society is kicking off a NEW series of CCFS Science Pub Nights where local ecologists, researchers, writers, photographers, subject matter experts, explorers and elders come together to explore the science behind life on earth. The first of these Science Pub events is coming up Thursday March 15th and the topic (perfect for spring) is Pollinators!read more