Gain New and Rewarding Skills Volunteering With Local Emergency Program

Gain New and Rewarding Skills Volunteering With Local Emergency Program

Gain new and rewarding skills volunteering with Emergency Support Services and the Emergency Radio Communications Team. Learn more at the Comox Valley Emergency Program’s (CVEP) volunteer information session on Thursday, January 24th from 7- 8 pm, followed by an informal meet and greet until 8:30 pm. The session is being held at the CVEP office at 3001 Moray Avenue in Courtenay.

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Merville’s 100 Year Anniversary in 2019

Merville’s 100 Year Anniversary in 2019

On Tuesday, January 15th, at 6:30 pm, there will be a meeting at the Big Yellow Merville hall to further plan the Merville 100 Year Soldier Settlement Celebration. At the January 15th meeting, a few of the various committees will bring us up to date on what they have done and what they plan to do.

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Boil Water Notice Lifted For Users Of The Comox Valley Water System

Boil Water Notice Lifted For Users Of The Comox Valley Water System

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and Island Health have lifted the boil water notice for all users of the Comox Valley water system, effective immediately. Following regular sampling and monitoring of the system since the notice was put in place yesterday, the CVRD and Island Health have confirmed that water quality in the system is safely within provincial drinking water guidelines.

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CVRD and USW Approve New Collective Agreement

CVRD and USW Approve New Collective Agreement

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and United Steel Workers (USW) Union Local 1-1937 both ratified the new collective agreement late December 2018. Negotiations began in January 2018 to address amendments to the Collective Agreement. In November, a mediator was assigned to assist discussions in reaching a collective agreement between the CVRD and its recreation facilities staff, represented by USW Local 1-1937. On December 11, 2018 a tentative agreement was reached with ratification from both parties occurring December 21, 2018.

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Free New Year’s Eve Swim and Skate

Free New Year’s Eve Swim and Skate

The Comox Valley Regional District, Tim Hortons and 97.3 The Eagle have teamed up again this year to offer a free family Swim and Skate this New Year’s Eve at the Comox Valley Sports Centre from 5 – 8 pm. Enjoy goodies, compliments of Tim Hortons, as well as amazing prize packs given out throughout the evening – plus enjoy games and festivities for all ages. Donations to the Comox Valley Food Bank will be accepted. Skate rentals are also free however it’s recommended to come early.

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Wood Stove Exchange Program Expands

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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