Labour Council and the 2018 Municipal elections

Labour Council and the 2018 Municipal elections

On Oct. 20th the people of BC will go to the polls to elect mayors, councilors, Regional representatives and School Board trustees. Local governance plays a vital role in our day to day lives whether it is shaping the kind of towns and cities we live in or how our children are educated. Working people have a big stake in the outcome of those elections.

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Geoff Berner performing at Miners Memorial

Geoff Berner performing at Miners Memorial

For the past 15 years, Jewish-Canadian accordion player, singer-songwriter, and novelist Geoff Berner has travelled the world, packing venues in places like Berlin, London, Oslo, Zurich, Seattle, Toronto, Edmonton and his home city of Vancouver. Berner is returning to Cumberland on Saturday, June 23, for an intimate evening performance at the Cumberland Cultural Centre as a part of Goodwin 2018 and Miners Memorial Weekend.

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Cycle of Life Tour Supports Hospice Care in the Comox Valley

Cycle of Life Tour Supports Hospice Care in the Comox Valley

All of us at the Comox Valley Hospice Society are extremely grateful for the generous acts of kindness that are being gifted to us by nine courageous community members; Dave Ward (Zoomers) and Ellissa Prendergast, Liz Gilbank, Kelsey Staples, Leah Hull, Yana Suna, Casey Schoenfelder, Jamie Reid and Tyler Bellows (Soul Cyclers). These amazing individuals have joined forces as the to participate in the Cycle of Life Event on July 28 & 29 in support of our Hospice Society.

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CVRD launching new online engagement tool

CVRD launching new online engagement tool

Residents are encouraged to register for Connect CVRD to be part of the conversation about CVRD initiatives. All feedback provided through this new tool will be considered and will assist future decision making.

By registering now, residents will be able to participate on available projects. New projects will be incorporated one at a time with announcements on opportunities for consultation as they come available.

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Bike to Kus-kus-sum at the end of Bike to Work Week

Bike to Kus-kus-sum at the end of Bike to Work Week

As part of Bike to Work Week, Project Watershed is teaming up with the Broken Spoke to help you bike the estuary in style along the Courtenay Riverway walk with a special stop at Kus-kus-sum. Meet at the Broken Spoke at 9:30am. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bikes. If you don’t have a bike or would like to try something new, there are 4 electric bikes and 20 regular bikes available from the Broken Spoke.

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Accessibility highlighted during Access Awareness Day and Commuter Challenge Week

Accessibility highlighted during Access Awareness Day and Commuter Challenge Week

The second annual Comox Valley Commuter Challenge is happening next week and residents can win prizes for taking transit, walking, cycling, carpooling, scootering or working from home at least one day.

On Access Awareness Day the CVRD is inviting residents with mobility issues, scooters or strollers to tour a stationary bus and see how BC Transit is helping to overcome logistical barriers to riding transit. Participants will be welcome to try the ramp and courtesy seating and then provide feedback or ask questions about the new transit features designed to improve the rider experience.

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