Just over 10 years ago, Roger Helfrick, his harps, and his cat moved to the Comox Valley. Immersing himself in the vibrant local culture Roger performed for many charitable and concert events. He and his family are moving from the valley now, destination still to be determined, and it is really important to him to take the opportunity to say goodbye to the Comox Valley and to all of you who have followed and supported him here on his “musical mystery tour”.
Black Creek (BC) April 30, 2018 – The Black Creek Community Centre is urging locals to get into Spring Cleaning mode by hosting a combination Rummage Sale Fundraiser & Spring Clean Work Bee on May 5th. The Rummage Sale and Outdoor Work Bee will happen simultaneously between 9:30am-2:30pm at the Black Creek Community Centre, 2001 Black Creek Rd.
Save the date! On Saturday, May 12, the I Belong Centre will open its doors from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for the ARTSY CRAFTSY SHOW & SALE! If you’re a hobbyist, looking for a small gift, or need something to brighten your home, this is a perfect opportunity.
Earth Week marks the first year milestone of a new Comox Strathcona Waste Management program aimed at preventing illegal dumping across the region.
Since the launch of the Illegal Dumping Program last year, 120 illegal dump sites have been reported and dozens of dumpers identified, often resulting in tickets being issued. As the majority of the dump sites identified were in the Comox Valley, the program will now turn its focus to Campbell River and the surrounding communities for the next phase of education.
On Saturday April 28th at Simms Park, as in hundreds of other communities across Canada, there will be a gathering to pay respects to all the workers who have died or been injured on the job over the past year. In BC alone, in 2017, almost 200 workers were killed at work. The National Day of Mourning is not only a time to remember but also a time to reflect on the larger issue of workplace health and safety.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is implementing changes to its watering bylaw to reduce consumption and make it easier for residents to comply with annual water restrictions. The changes include an adjustment to the lawn watering days allowed under Stage 1 restrictions, along with changing the watering times in Stage 1 and Stage 3.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be conducting water main flushing for the Sandwick Water System from April 23 to 27 in preparation for connecting Sandwick residents to the Comox Valley Water System.
The Comox Valley Council of Canadians is excited to present an open house and information update on the biggest, most ambitious ‘re-wilding’ project ever undertaken in the Comox Valley.
Garden enthusiasts and nature lovers, mark your calendars for Sunday, May 6th. Local residents and visitors are invited to explore a lovely corner of the Comox Valley. In the fall of 2016, this eleven-acre waterfront property became the Brian and Sarah McLoughlin Park, the latest addition to the Comox Valley Regional District park system. This treasure of a park can be found at the end of Tasman Road, off Williams Beach Road in Merville. Stroll from the gate down a winding road to admire the ornamental gardens of the McLoughlin family cottage and stop for a while to sit on the rocky beach and watch for whales, seals, and other wildlife, while enjoying spectacular views of the mainland mountains.