Comox Valley

North Island College fine arts alumnus wins scholarship to Emily Carr

North Island College fine art alumnus Keegan White is preparing to take…

  • Jul 28, 2020

 

Annual music event in Comox Valley celebrates online instead

Vancouver Island MusicFest holds virtual celebration set for July 10

 

MARS seeking volunteers to help sew face masks for fundraising initiative

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society has face masks for sale

 

MARS experiencing annual increase in UFO sightings

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society wildlife rescue hospital has 50 baby birds in care

  • Jun 14, 2020

Comox student wins $10,000 for Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North

Local Habitat chapter received a total of $11,060 through the Meaning of Home writing contest

Racist comments hurled at two women in Vancouver Island restaurant

Two young women who were in the midst of organizing a Black…

Habitat for Humanity VIN wins national award for innovative approach to building

Courtenay and Campbell River builds represent 400 per cent growth in historical annual average

Box containing hundreds of family photos found in Vancouver Island city returned to rightful owner

Local media sources collaborate to solve family photos mystery

Habitat ReStores in Courtenay and Campbell River move online

‘Virtual’ Restores open Wednesday

  • Apr 28, 2020

Vancouver Island RCMP respond to motorcyclist riding bike with ‘likeness’ to a police vehicle

“It is very upsetting seeing this copycat after what has happened in Portapique”

Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals

Other Island hospitals will be admitting COVID-19 patients and will be used in a support role

Buzz on Bees: Assessing winter hive loss

As we enter a time of uncertainty, it is reassuring to watch…

  • Apr 5, 2020

COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees

Staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel according to Island Health

VIDEO: B.C. artist gets help from Canadians far and wide to make inspirational COVID-19 self-isolation video

Comox Valley resident reaches out to Canadian friends, gets epic response

Air Canada suspends service to and from Comox Valley due to COVID-19

The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) has been notified by Air Canada that…

  • Mar 20, 2020

Pacific Coastal Airlines suspending operations due to COVID-19 outbreak

Customers with existing reservations will be contacted directly

VIDEO: B.C. teacher returns from Spain, makes impassioned plea to Canadians

“Stop making memes. It’s not a joke.”

Vancouver Island ticket a $2 million BC 6/49 jackpot winner

Someone who bought a lottery ticket on Vancouver Island is a multi-millionaire.…

Comox-Strathcona hospital board members fear Island Health will ignore opposition to lab service contract

Motion passed expresses opposition; demands Island Health explain potential impact