Under Stage 1, lawn and garden sprinkling is permitted between the hours of 5 am – 8 am and 7 pm -10 pm, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for even numbered addresses and Wednesday, Friday and Sunday for odd numbered addresses.
Since the onset of COVID, local family doctors noticed a growing gap in care outside of regular working hours. To address this, the community of doctors responded by creating a community after hours clinic. “We created a clinic that provides timely access to urgent, non-emergency health care after most family practices and walk-in clinics have closed.” said Dr. Alfredo Tura
Based on feedback collected from residents in Electoral Areas A, B and C last fall, the CVRD has developed a proposed service that would include biweekly garbage and recycling pick up and seasonal yard waste collection. It is estimated to cost residents $200-$250/year per household.
During this period, the public can expect to see jet aircraft in the vicinity and are advised that there may be associated jet noise. These training flights are carefully planned and closely controlled to ensure public safety at all times and are subject to weather and operational requirements.
Please help us in spreading the word that racism and hatred have no place in our community by taking the “Different Together Pledge”. By taking the pledge and sharing it on social media we can raise awareness while encouraging others to participate.
Earlier this month, British Columbia marked the fifth anniversary of its declaration of a public health emergency over the opioid crisis, yet the crisis shows no signs of abating. More than 7,000 people have died in the province since 2016, and last year’s total of 1,724 lives lost was the worst on record.
“Returning to 19 Wing Comox as Wing Commander is a privilege and honour. I look forward to working again with the people of 19 Wing Comox and the Comox Valley. In the near future, the base will be complemented by the adoption of the CC-295 Kingfisher (the newest fixed wing search and rescue aircraft) and a new role as the centre of excellence for search and rescue training. I am eagerly awaiting these new capabilities. And as you would expect, the great team at 19 Wing will continue to work hard in providing Canadians the best possible support for maritime patrol, NORAD, search and rescue and in the day-to-day workings of the base.””
The Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North (Habitat VIN) ReStores are celebrating Earth
Day 2021 with a contest that encourages reusing pieces that may have otherwise ended up in
the landfill. They are calling all do-it-yourself enthusiasts and novices to make a difference with
the ReStore Upcycle Challenge.
Significant achievements in the first quarter of 2021 have now put the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project at nearly 90 per cent complete – on track to begin commissioning this spring as planned.
In the past year, crews have installed eight kilometres of pipeline and poured enough concrete to fill four Olympic sized pools.