“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
hriving Together Series was launched to share stories about how newcomers and immigrants are thriving while respecting social distancing rules. They are also sharing ideas around our our community can be more welcoming. We will be sharing these stories bi-weekly. If you or anyone else you know would like to share their story during this pandemic, you can reach out to our Welcoming Coalition Coordinator.
The Comox Valley Recreation Guide will have a different look this summer. Recreation facilities in Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, and the Comox Valley Regional District have been closed since March 16 to help limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As each jurisdiction adapts their operations to meet provincial health requirements, the quarterly Comox Valley Recreation Guide has gone virtual.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is advising residents it will undertake work to repair potholes on Hawkins Road in and around Goose Spit Park for a four day period starting June 22 and ending June 25, 2020.
Rawle James is a man from Trinidad and Tabago who grew up in Brooklyn. He is an inspirational speaker and poet currently living in Kelowna. In this edition Andrew Davis and Jessica Lightburn talk racism, Black Lives Matter and humanity with him. It also turned out the date this was recorded (June 5) was his 60th birthday!
The re-opening of the fitness facility at the Sports Centre follows the BC Recreation and Parks Association and WorkSafe BC guidelines. The CVRD will be opening the gym for strength and cardio workouts within Arena 2. Moving the facility to Arena 2 ensures the two meter physical distancing requirement and cleaning protocols in accordance with Provincial Guidelines.