Friday Morning Briefing

The Comox Valley Regional District has approved revisions to the Kensington Island Properties development plan for the Union Bay area. Read the CVRD news release here.

The Air Quality Advisory for the Comox Valley remains in effect because of high concentrations of fine particulates that are expected to persist until weather conditions change. This advisory applies to Cumberland. Read it here.

The Mack Laing Heritage Society has launched a GoFundMe page to support its efforts to preserve the renowned naturalist’s homes, called Shakesides. You can donate here.

Now that downtown Courtenay has ventured into special pedestrian crossings, perhaps the city might consider a 3D zebra crosswalk to slow down speeding cars. This idea comes from Iceland, so Councillor Erik Eriksson should be interested. See it here.