Youth and Reconciliation Gathering

Youth and Reconciliation Gathering

On behalf of Bruce Carlos, District Principal, Aboriginal Education Services, School District #71 (Comox Valley) extends an invitation to the upcoming Reconciliation Gathering for Leadership Students

Several of our Aboriginal Education staff have organized a spectacular day for Secondary Leadership students next week (March 21). Former Chief Counsellor, Rob Everson, will be one of the speakers during this day. We have also secured a strong Aboriginal youth speaker from Vancouver, Valeen Jules, to inspire our youth.

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Arden Elementary students go before City of Courtenay Council

Arden Elementary students go before City of Courtenay Council

Students from Arden Elementary will appear as delegates before Courtenay City Council Monday 19 March at 4:00 p.m.

These articulate young students known as the Arden Ambassadors are pitching a case to mayor and council for a side walk and bike lane along Lake Trail Road.

The City is developing Connecting Courtenay, a Transportation Master Plan that will provide direction on transportation infrastructure for the next 20 years. Councillors are currently seeking public input about issues and challenges to be considered as part of the long-term transportation network.

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The NTC is heartbroken to learn of the loss of a young Nuu-chah-nulth child in Port Alberni

The NTC is heartbroken to learn of the loss of a young Nuu-chah-nulth child in Port Alberni

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) is deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of a young Nuu-chah-nulth child, who had family connections in both the Ahousaht and Hesquiaht First Nation communities.

We are told that this young child had a big, beautiful smile, and that he touched many lives – his loss will deeply affect many.

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Teen Tycoon Challenge

Teen Tycoon Challenge

Join us to watch the participants of the Teen Entrepreneur Networking Club pitch the business ideas they have been working on all year. These motivated youth will be competing in front of our team of local “Dragons” for a prize package worth over 13,000 in resources to help them take their business to the next level. Cake and Coffee to follow.

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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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