Beans, the Minister and a Favourite Son

Beans, the Minister and a Favourite Son

On Tuesday, May 1, you can sit down to a plate of bean , coleslaw and cornbread with the Honourable Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, at the 20th Cumberland May Day Bean Dinner, held annually to remember the ‘Big Strike’ of 1912-14. The dinner, which will be held in the Cumberland Cultural Centre, will celebrate the resiliency and pride of the Cumberland coal miners and their families.

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Stroke Recovery Support Groups

Stroke Recovery Support Groups

Join the Comox Valley Stroke Recovery Branch for our first monthly session at the Courtenay Regional Library on March 20 at 10:30 am. This is the first of two sessions that will be held monthly to support stroke survivors, care givers and family members.

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CCFS Science Pubs kick off March 15th!

CCFS Science Pubs kick off March 15th!

The Cumberland Community Forest Society is kicking off a NEW series of CCFS Science Pub Nights where local ecologists, researchers, writers, photographers, subject matter experts, explorers and elders come together to explore the science behind life on earth. The first of these Science Pub events is coming up Thursday March 15th and the topic (perfect for spring) is Pollinators!

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CVN Invites the public to learn about geology of the Comox Valley

CVN Invites the public to learn about geology of the Comox Valley

Along river banks and beaches of the Comox Valley, a jumbled record of ancient volcanic activity, forgotten swamps and domineering ice sheets presents itself in the form of cobbles. Some of these have traveled thousands of kilometers over hundreds of millions of years to find themselves under your feet. This talk will present a new guide to the identification and interpretation of cobbles in our region with a focus on the geological history and the processes that formed these rocks.

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