An online survey is available now at connectcvrd.ca/ruralroadsidecollection until September 11 – asking for residents’ input on how they currently manage their garbage and recycling, and how they would like to manage it in the future. The survey is available to all electoral area residents, excluding Denman and Hornby Islands, Mount Washington and already-serviced areas in Royston.
Once again, it is time to hold your nose and prance on down to the Big Yellow Merville hall for the Ninth Annual Garlic Fest on Sunday, August 16th. The garlic sellers will have their wagons overflowing with raw garlic and other seasonal produce to choose from.
LUSH Valley’s ‘Harvest Box’ is a fruit and vegetable box focussed on seasonal and local produce grown entirely within the Comox Valley. (It is similar to a CSA or ‘Community Supported Agriculture’ program.)
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Comox Valley Economic Development Society (CVEDS) recently signed a revised service agreement to deliver economic development and tourism services for Courtenay, Comox and Electoral Areas B and C and a defined portion of Area A. CVEDS helps existing businesses grow and works with potential investors and entrepreneurs to realize the benefits of investing and doing business in the Comox Valley.
Comox Valley Community Foundation announces $121,850 in grants through the Emergency Community Support Fund
The ECSF is a $350 million fund that is being implemented with Community Foundations of
Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, and United Way Centraide Canada, in partnership with
local foundations across the country. Its goal is to provide support to charities and nonprofit organizations serving vulnerable Canadians.
As we re-think what community programming looks like through our organization this summer, we have been turning towards the forest. Connecting with nature and being together, safely, is good for us all. From the community garden to Roy Stewart Morrison Nature Park to Puntledge Park, we are finding ways to continue to build community connections surrounded by the natural world. Further details below!
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.