Russ Arnott: “People are generally happy” in Comox

Two-term Councillor Russ Arnott feels ready to step up to the mayor's chair and hopes to continue the town's downward trend in taxation and create more waterfront enhancements; waiting for a court decision on whether town can demolish the 'Shakesides' house  ...

Municipal election countdown








Your Morning Briefing

Sustainability forum tomorrow, Sept. 19

Candidates for Comox Valley municipal elected offices have been invited to the second Comox Valley Sustainability Forum at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 at the K’omoks First Nation Community Hall. The event, which is also open to the public, aims to raise the profile of sustainable solutions to Comox Valley issues during this fall’s municipal elections.

The Comox Valley Council of Canadians, Imagine Comox Valley and the Comox Valley Global Awareness Network are sponsoring the event, which is free to the public but seating is limited.


Courtenay all-candidates forum announced for Oct. 16

The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates forum for the City of Courtenay from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Sid Williams Theatre.

Questions for the candidates can be sent via email to No questions will be taken from the floor.

Comox all-candidates forum announced for Oct. 12

Voters will have an opportunity to hear and question candidates for Comox Council and mayor at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 at the Comox Recreation Centre. The event is being organized by the citizens group Comox Tomorrow.

Lame Joke Du Jour

A young theologian named Fiddle
Refused to accept his degree.
Said, it’s bad enough being Fiddle
Without being Fiddle, D.D.

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Thought Du Jour

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt