Sub-Sea Fiber Optic Cable & Coastal Communities:  An Opportunity for Healthy Growth

Sub-Sea Fiber Optic Cable & Coastal Communities: An Opportunity for Healthy Growth

Over the next few years, the Connected Coast project plans to bring high-speed internet via fiber optic cable to 155 rural coastal BC communities, including yours. We now have the opportunity to have the fastest, most secure, and healthiest connectivity available. However, we must engage in well-informed and conscious decision-making for this to happen. It all comes down to this – how will we complete that ”last mile” of our sub-sea information highway – and will we choose to make it a road that benefits citizens, wildlife, and the environment?

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New Program for Youth Thanks to Comox Valley Foundation

New Program for Youth Thanks to Comox Valley Foundation

Cumberland Recreation would like to extend a big thank you to the Comox Valley Community Foundation for their support in creating free youth programs in Cumberland. Their donation was used to purchase an inflatable obstacle course that will be available to rent for birthday parties. All proceeds go to supporting a free “Youth Drop-in Gym” program and other low cost youth recreation.

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The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council stands with the Boushie family as injustice for Indigenous peoples meets a modern day high

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council stands with the Boushie family as injustice for Indigenous peoples meets a modern day high

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) are again disheartened by the justice system and the not guilty verdict announced in the Colton Boushie case on Friday.

We stand with the Boushie family in their time of need and grieve with them in the loss of a precious young man, and share their outrage that Gerald Stanley walked free after killing Colten.

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Comox Valley to Participate in the 2018 Cross-Canada Point-in-Time Homeless Count

Comox Valley to Participate in the 2018 Cross-Canada Point-in-Time Homeless Count

On March 7th, 2018, the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness (CVCEH), volunteers and local service agencies will once again conduct a Point in Time (PiT) Homeless Count as a coordinated effort to measure homelessness across Canada.
A Point-in-Time (PiT) Count is a strategy to help determine the extent and nature of homelessness in a community at a single point in time and represents a ‘snapshot’ of the minimum number of those who are homeless in the Valley.

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Peacebuilding for Communities

Peacebuilding for Communities

An Interactive evening with Matt Legge. Matt is the Peace Program coordinator of Canadian Friends Service Committee and has worked for non-profits for the past 12 years and has spent time in over 30 countries supporting locally lead peace and human rights initiative. He has recently been researching a book. The Peace Virus.

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Share in some free swimming and skating fun this Family Day

Share in some free swimming and skating fun this Family Day

Share in some active fun this Family Day, Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) Sports and Aquatic Centres, thanks to the continued support of Comox Valley McDonald’s restaurants.

Enjoy a free skate from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the CVRD’s Sports Centre, 3001 Vanier Drive in Courtenay. It’s recommended to come early as free skate rentals are limited.

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