The Comox Valley Water System will move to Stage 2 water restrictions beginning Thursday, July 23 to coincide with BC Hydro’s planned water flow reduction in the Puntledge River.
This transfer of funding to VICPCC, a private for profit corporation, has resulted in less dollars preventing Campbell River from hiring more pathologists. This translates into significant delay of diagnosis which, in turn causes serious setbacks in timely treatment of many cancer patients, many of whom are seniors.
Habitat will be hosting #BidtoBuild, an online auction. The auction items include a range of unique
experiences, special gifts, and one-of-a-kind treasures donated by local businesses. Bidding opens on
July 23rd at 10:00 am and closes August 6th at 10:00 pm.
“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.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is advising residents that the Comox Valley Sports Centre summer camps will be re-activated with our first camps scheduled to start June 29. All recreation services have been closed since March 17 to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
For all of us the last few months have been new and stressful and sometimes scary, but it has
also opened doors to new possibilities and ways of looking at our world; doors that I hope you
will burst through with passion and curiosity, and a desire to change things for the better. I will
tell you that this will make some of us older folks uncomfortable at times. Please be kind and
patient, but also be persistent. We need to be made uncomfortable. The future is yours. I can’t
wait to see what you do with it.
In order to follow the Provincial Health Officer’s guidelines of gatherings of no more than 50
people, each of the respective secondary schools – G.P Vanier, Highland and Mark R. Isfeld –
will conduct a drive-up ceremony to ensure social distancing restrictions are respected and
hriving Together Series was launched to share stories about how newcomers and immigrants are thriving while respecting social distancing rules. They are also sharing ideas around our our community can be more welcoming. We will be sharing these stories bi-weekly. If you or anyone else you know would like to share their story during this pandemic, you can reach out to our Welcoming Coalition Coordinator.
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.