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Concerned citizens want ban on old growth logging
The Comox Valley Regional District board approved third reading of the 2021-2025 financial plan bylaw, which proposes a slight tax decrease this year compared to the 2020 requisition.
The CVRD board has agreed to use the Alternative Approval Process (AAP) to determine if the public wishes to establish a rural roadside garbage/recycling collection service.
A new public hearing will be held about a revised design for a housing proposal at 2700 Mission Rd., in the vicinity of the hospital, North Island College and Queneesh Elementary.
At its March 15 meeting, Courtenay council approved second reading of an application to add a secondary suite at 2129 Blue Jay Place, near Isfeld Secondary and the Crown Isle shopping centre. Feedback from neighbours has been mixed. Concerns are largely about traffic and on-street parking.
Two basketball players at Isfeld Secondary in Courtenay have been listed in the Varsity Letters top 15 prospects for B.C. triple-A schools for the 2021-22 season.
Dr. Janet Green has donated $100,000 to the St. Paul's Hospital Foundation after undergoing a successful fourth shoulder surgery at the Vancouver hospital last May.
In its three years of existence, the Comox Valley Community Health Network has partnered with various organizations undertaking projects for the betterment of the community.
The Cumberland Ambulance Station is undergoing some changes which, according to its governing body, will result in regular, permanent paramedic jobs.
The Comox Valley Recreation Commission is considering changes to its Ice Use Allocation Policy to better reflect the needs of the community.
Comox Valley Minor Hockey product Logan Nijhoff has been named captain of the Regina Pats major junior club. He is the 80th captain of the team that competes in the east division of the Western Hockey League (WHL) .
The Comox Valley Regional District initiated provincial court prosecutions last year against three properties owned by Amandio Santos, with an upcoming trial date of April 29 and 30.
The City of Courtenay has received a mixed bag of opinions about a Holiday Inn Express proposed at the corner of Hunt and Ryan roads, opposite of Chances Casino.
The Comox Valley is one of the B.C. communities engaged in mobilization efforts to put a stop to old-growth logging, and to reform forestry in the province.
On March 1, Courtenay council approved second reading of a rezoning for a secondary residence at 2011 Cummings Rd., near the intersection of McDonald and Lerwick roads. The owners intend to move into the carriage house while their son, daughter-in-law and baby move into the larger house.
PetSmart opened for business in January at the Crown Isle Shopping Centre, but the pandemic has waylaid construction on the remaining section of the third and final phase of the mall.
Due to public health orders resulting from COVID, the Courtenay Fire Department needed to find creative ways last year to ensure public safety while protecting its members from exposure to the virus.
Coast Range Cannabis to open second store in the Comox Valley
Last year's Point-in-Time (PIT) homeless count conducted in the Comox Valley identified 132 individuals who were experiencing homelessness.
A young man from Courtenay is among 12 athletes who have been selected to Canada's first-ever national skateboard team.