Between Monday, July 20 and Friday, July 24, 2020, our local Comox Valley Cobs Bread is once again showing they care by giving back to the community.
For every six-pack of hot dog or hamburger buns purchased, Cobs will donate $1 to Comox Valley Child Development Association (CVCDA).
Come and Wild Craft Play for a day-long adventure workshop for youth ages 8 to 14, . Engage in real-life epic adventures and build resilience in nature through play! Imagine Capture the Flag with a whole new level of awesome. Let the story carry you into your own craft, scout imaginative territory, engage with other characters, follow clues and be guided on your quest…are you curious yet? If you don’t know what Wild Craft Play is, then prepare yourself! This game has been built on the shoulders of giants with a shift of context, keeping competition, finding collaboration. Seeking treasures of any kind is any child’s thrill, where “jail” is now a healing temple and strange and miraculous things happen. Want to find out more?
The Comox Valley Water System will move to Stage 2 water restrictions beginning Thursday, July 23 to coincide with BC Hydro’s planned water flow reduction in the Puntledge River.
This transfer of funding to VICPCC, a private for profit corporation, has resulted in less dollars preventing Campbell River from hiring more pathologists. This translates into significant delay of diagnosis which, in turn causes serious setbacks in timely treatment of many cancer patients, many of whom are seniors.
Habitat will be hosting #BidtoBuild, an online auction. The auction items include a range of unique
experiences, special gifts, and one-of-a-kind treasures donated by local businesses. Bidding opens on
July 23rd at 10:00 am and closes August 6th at 10:00 pm.
“The strategy will help identify key actions that local government and community partners can take to reduce local poverty, coordinate actions with senior level government, and ensure a more inclusive community for all residents,” explains Alana Mullaly, Senior Manager of Sustainability and Regional Growth Strategy Planning.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is advising residents that the Comox Valley Sports Centre summer camps will be re-activated with our first camps scheduled to start June 29. All recreation services have been closed since March 17 to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
For all of us the last few months have been new and stressful and sometimes scary, but it has
also opened doors to new possibilities and ways of looking at our world; doors that I hope you
will burst through with passion and curiosity, and a desire to change things for the better. I will
tell you that this will make some of us older folks uncomfortable at times. Please be kind and
patient, but also be persistent. We need to be made uncomfortable. The future is yours. I can’t
wait to see what you do with it.
In order to follow the Provincial Health Officer’s guidelines of gatherings of no more than 50
people, each of the respective secondary schools – G.P Vanier, Highland and Mark R. Isfeld –
will conduct a drive-up ceremony to ensure social distancing restrictions are respected and