Smart Growth for the Comox Valley

Smart Growth for the Comox Valley

We are all in agreement that housing prices, for first time home buyers and renters, are climbing at an unsustainable rate, but many believe it is caused by a shortage of supply. On a local scale this is true, but on the global scale the picture is often ignored...
The Value of Downtown Courtenay

The Value of Downtown Courtenay

We love our downtown. Nobody seems to argue otherwise, so the real question is what do we love about our downtown and how can we nurture it? My answer is this: Downtown offers a unique experience that combines commercial businesses (like retail shops, offices, and...
The 11th Street Bridge

The 11th Street Bridge

The following videos are excerpts from the presentation to council on 18 January, 2016 relating to the proposed 11th Street Bridge. We’ll be making a decision about the 11th Street property in a month or two, and this is a very important decision about the...
Ride the Bus and Win $500 with In2Transit

Ride the Bus and Win $500 with In2Transit

Riding the bus this summer was even more rewarding than usual for many people in the Comox Valley, due to the In2Transit promotion run by the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD). During July and August over 40 bus riders won prizes valued at $50 or more. Brian...
Gas Pump Warning Labels

Gas Pump Warning Labels

My vision is for Courtenay to be a city of prosperity; economically, environmentally, and socially. I want Courtenay to continue to attract people who enjoy a gifted environment and strong social networks. This means we need to be leaders and address our climate...
Separate bike lanes on Willemar Ave

Separate bike lanes on Willemar Ave

Separated bike lanes are critical on major routes in order to increase travel by bike, which is mandated in the OCP (Click to view the document in PDF format) under Transportation Objectives and Climate Change Targets. Increasing travel by bike is good for the economy...

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