Plagued by the odours of sewage from Courtenay and Comox residents for 34 years, the residents of Curtis Road returned to the regional sewage commission this week hoping for resolutions to their concerns, which they say now includes a threat to their drinking water wells and a visual blight on their neighborhood
Photo courtesy of Ocean Wise By George Le Masurier o you want to learn about the threats facing whales in our waters and what local citizens can do to help to protect them? Comox Valley Nature has invited Sarah Patton to...
Wetlands are fast disappearing, but are crucial to biodiversity, flooding and mitigating climate change, say speakers at the Cumberland Wetlands Conference
Thinking about buying an electric car or bike? Several Comox Valley groups have organized an electric car and bike show at 10 am on Saturday, May 18, at the Comox Valley Sports Centre on Vanier Drive
A Friday night Comox Valley crowd of 100 listened intently as speakers from Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee illustrated the grim reality of what remains of old growth forest on Vancouver Island
In a surprising new development, the BC Attorney General has requested a delay in the Supreme Court trial that will determine the fate of Shakesides, the heritage home of Comox pioneer Hamilton Mack Laing
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The Curtis Road Residents Association will press the Courtenay-Comox Sewage Commission again next week, this time on policy issues related to their decades-long battle to eliminate unpleasant odours from the system’s sewage treatment plant
Youth Environmental Action (YEA) took to the streets of Courtenay on Friday, May 3, to highlight the desperate situation the local community, province, country, and, indeed, the globe faces as the long brewing climate catastrophic comes home to roost
A jovial yet determined crowd of student strikers and adult supporters over 250 strong marched through downtown Courtenay Friday, to demand action on climate change.
The Week: Courtenay Councillor whimpers about taxes, but Comox has a higher increase; there’s a climate emergency but the Valley is slow on the draw
The Comox Lake Watershed Protection Plan and the Kus Kus Sumrestoration were highlighted at a recent stormwater conference, while the keynote speaker urged public pressure on local governments to adopt green infrastructure