City of Courtenay

The City of Courtenay is one of the fastest growing communities in BC. This Comox Valley commercial centre is also a thriving arts community and enthusiastically supports the Public Contemporary Art Gallery, Sid Williams Civic Theatre, and North Island College. Courtenay is a popular destination for those ready to enjoy the outdoors in summer or winter and is the nearest city to Mount Washington Ski Resort.

How to get there: Courtenay is located north of Cumberland and can be accessed by either Island Highway 19 or Island Highway 19A. Courtenay is approximately 75-minute drive north from Nanaimo.

 *2011 census