Miners Memorial Community Choir

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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Roger Helfrick in Goodbye Concert

Roger Helfrick in Goodbye Concert

Just over 10 years ago, Roger Helfrick, his harps, and his cat moved to the Comox Valley. Immersing himself in the vibrant local culture Roger performed for many charitable and concert events. He and his family are moving from the valley now, destination still to be determined, and it is really important to him to take the opportunity to say goodbye to the Comox Valley and to all of you who have followed and supported him here on his “musical mystery tour”.

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ARTSY CRAFTSY SHOW & SALE!

ARTSY CRAFTSY SHOW & SALE!

Save the date! On Saturday, May 12, the I Belong Centre will open its doors from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the ARTSY CRAFTSY SHOW & SALE! If you’re a hobbyist, looking for a small gift, or need something to brighten your home, this is a perfect opportunity.

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Comox Strathcona Waste Management Targets Illegal Dumpers

Comox Strathcona Waste Management Targets Illegal Dumpers

Earth Week marks the first year milestone of a new Comox Strathcona Waste Management program aimed at preventing illegal dumping across the region.

Since the launch of the Illegal Dumping Program last year, 120 illegal dump sites have been reported and dozens of dumpers identified, often resulting in tickets being issued. As the majority of the dump sites identified were in the Comox Valley, the program will now turn its focus to Campbell River and the surrounding communities for the next phase of education.

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Can work be safe when home isn’t?

Can work be safe when home isn’t?

On Saturday April 28th at Simms Park, as in hundreds of other communities across Canada, there will be a gathering to pay respects to all the workers who have died or been injured on the job over the past year. In BC alone, in 2017, almost 200 workers were killed at work. The National Day of Mourning is not only a time to remember but also a time to reflect on the larger issue of workplace health and safety.

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