Thanks to funding support from the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (MoE) and the BC Lung Association, the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) wood stove exchange program will be continuing through 2018. Currently, the CVRD remains focused on encouraging residents to update their non-certified wood burning appliances through the Wood Stove Exchange Program.
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?
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.
Learn more about the roles several emergency services from the Comox Valley played in supporting communities during last summer’s fierce wildfires in the BC Cariboo and BC Interior. A free public presentation is taking place at 6:15 pm (doors open at 6 pm) on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College in Courtenay.
“It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our friend and colleague Jude Schooner over the weekend,” announced Bruce Jolliffe, Chair of the Comox Valley Regional District.
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.
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.
The Comox Valley Cycling Coalition is very excited to announce that Gregg Strong has accepted our invitation to be the guest speaker at our upcoming Annual General meeting on March 6th, 2018 at the Florence Filberg Centre at 7:00 p.m.
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.