TinTown Christmas Open House

TinTown Christmas Open House

The creative neighbourhood that opens its doors and hearts for an old-time Christmas feeling is doing it again. Saturday December 8th from 10am -5pm, the TinTown Christmas Sale and Open House takes place on Rosewall Crescent in Courtenay.

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Merville Turns One Hundred

Merville Turns One Hundred

The Comox Valley is anticipating a birthday bash in September, 2019, when the community of Merville will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary. In the spring of 1919 the Soldier Settlement community was officially formed with land grants being offered to returning First World War veterans. In the fall of 1919, Edward, the Prince of Wales, made a visit to the community and even planted a tree to commemorate the occasion. The Merville Community Association board, keepers of the Big Yellow Merville hall, are planning to have the 3 acre Merville hall site the epicenter of the celebration and it will host a whoop up party for one and all to celebrate the centennial.

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Mediator Assigned to CVRD and USW Negotiation

Mediator Assigned to CVRD and USW Negotiation

A mediator has been assigned to assist in reaching a collective agreement between the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and its recreation facilities unionized staff, represented by the United Steelworkers (USW) Union Local 1-1937. An affirmative strike vote for USW Local 1-1937 occurred on Sunday, November 4, 2018, initiating the labour relations process through the CVRD’s request for mediation. The appointment of a mediator ensures that no strike action will occur while both parties remain at the table.

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Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire features the exceptional talents of over 70 crafters and artists under three roofs; the Cumberland Recreation Hall, the Cumberland Masonic Hall, and the Cumberland Museum and Archives. Discover a variety of homemade, handmade, and fair trade goods.

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Update On Negotiations Between The CVRD And USW Union Local 1-1937

Update On Negotiations Between The CVRD And USW Union Local 1-1937

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) advises that its unionized staff, represented by the United Steelworkers (USW) Union Local 1-1937, have voted in favour of a strike. USW employs 81 staff at the Comox Valley Sports and Aquatics Centres. The CVRD has been in negotiations and met for twelve days with USW since January 29, 2018 to address amendments to the Collective Agreement that expired on January 31, 2018.

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CVRD Responds to 3L, Racist Comment Denied

CVRD Responds to 3L, Racist Comment Denied

Regional District CAO Russell Dyson says a Human Rights Tribunal settlement agreement entered into by the CVRD and Kabel Atwall includes a clause that Area C Director Edwin Grieve did not make any racist comments. Comox Valley Regional District Chief Administrative Officer Russell Dyson issued an official statement Tuesday, Oct. 30, in response to a lawsuit filed by 3L Developments,

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