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  • Results are in: Comox Valley Water Treatment Project AAP passes
    March 19, 2018

    The Alternative Approval Process (AAP) for the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project is now finished. At the close of the AAP on March 16 at 4:30 pm, 31 eligible elector response forms were received. As fewer than 10% of eligible electors registered their opposition, the Comox Valley Regional District may now borrow up to $29 million to pay for some of the project costs. With this funding authorized, the District can continue moving the Water Treatment Project forward.

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  • RD asks residents to manage water use carefully during BC Hydro Penstock shutdown
    March 5, 2018

    BC Hydro will be undergoing annual maintenance on the BC Hydro penstock, including fish screen cleaning at the Puntledge diversion dam from March 18 to 23.


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  • Wood stove exchange program continues for the Comox Valley
    February 28, 2018

    Thanks to funding support from the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (MoE) and the BC Lung Association, the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) wood stove exchange program will be continuing through 2018. Currently, the CVRD remains focused on encouraging residents to update their non-certified wood burning appliances through the Wood Stove Exchange Program.

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  • BC Wildfire Public Presentation Celebrates Local Agencies
    February 20, 2018

    Learn more about the roles several emergency services from the Comox Valley played in supporting communities during last summer’s fierce wildfires in the BC Cariboo and BC Interior. A free public presentation is taking place at 6:15 pm (doors open at 6 pm) on Monday, February 26, 2018 in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College in Courtenay.

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  • Statement on the passing of Tahsis Mayor Jude Schooner
    February 19, 2018

    “It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our friend and colleague Jude Schooner over the weekend,” announced Bruce Jolliffe, Chair of the Comox Valley Regional District, who issued the following statement on behalf of the CVRD this morning:

    As a director for Comox Strathcona Waste Management and the Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District, Director Schooner was liked and respected at the board table for her professionalism and her dedication to the community of Tahsis.

    From the outpouring of support from those who knew her both personally and professionally, it is clear that Jude touched many lives during her time with us. She was a committed advocate for her community and fought tirelessly for those projects that would improve the quality of life for its residents.

    Director Schooner shall be remembered as a thoughtful, strong and compassionate individual who believed in the power of building relationships to influence positive change. She will be greatly missed by all of us at the CVRD.

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  • Share in some free swimming and skating fun this Family Day
    February 6, 2018

    Share in some active fun this Family Day, Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Comox Valley Regional District’s (CVRD) Sports and Aquatic Centres, thanks to the continued support of Comox Valley McDonald’s restaurants. 

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  • CVRD purchases land for new Water Treatment Plant
    February 5, 2018

    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) has purchased a 15.7-hectare piece of land for the construction of a new water treatment plant.

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  • CVRD launches Alternative Approval Process for the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project
    February 1, 2018

    An Alternative Approval Process (AAP) is underway to determine public support for the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project.

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  • CVRD receives $250,000 from Kensington Union Bay Properties towards Homelessness Support Service
    January 25, 2018

    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) Homelessness Support Service recently received $250,000 from Kensington Union Bay Properties (Kensington) as a community amenity for their proposed development within Union Bay.

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  • Installation of UV equipment marks an important milestone for the Water Treatment Project
    January 24, 2018

    Up to 80 per cent of boil water notices will be avoided with new temporary measure

    The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) completed installation of interim ultraviolet (UV) treatment system at its chlorination station on Friday, January 19 which helped avoid a boil water notice over the weekend. The Regional District is now awaiting changes to its operating permit but given the weather forecast, Island Health has granted the CVRD temporary permission to use the system.

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