Second street sidewalk concerns

Second street sidewalk concerns

Original article from the Comox Valley Record. Posted Jul 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM – Scott Stanfield, Record staff Several area residents would like to retain the sidewalk on the north side of Second Street between Cliffe and Duncan during a street reconstruction...
Get #In2Transit

Get #In2Transit

I was recently approached by the CVRD about my post about making life simpler and simpler by switching over to a single, electric car for our family’s needs. They are currently running a great initiative to promote adding public transit into your existing...
Public Spaces

Public Spaces

How using public spaces effectively leads to vibrant cities The key to a vibrant city is its people. When those people have access to livable spaces where they can socialize, conduct trade and connect with nature, a vibrant city is created. Public spaces play an...
CEO vs Average Pay in Canada: All in a Day’s Work?

CEO vs Average Pay in Canada: All in a Day’s Work?

  By 11:41am on January 2, the first official working day of the year, Canada’s top 100 CEOs have already pocketed $47,358 — what it takes most Canadians an entire year, working full-time, to earn.* By the end of 2013, Canada’s top 100 CEOs had pocketed an average of...
Getting Our Stride

Getting Our Stride

Now that I’ve been acting as a Courtenay Councillor (hopefully with increasing competency!) for close to three months, people often ask me, “is the job what you expected?” I’ll tell you what I tell them all, “it’s better!” It appears to me that...
On the verge of change

On the verge of change

We were sitting on drywall buckets, back in 2006, eating our lunch in one of the dusty condominium units under construction. My tile-setting coworker and I covered a lot of territory on lunch break discussions; lots of shop talk, pastime stuff, money, and of course...
Experience gets the nod for Courtenay RD reps

Experience gets the nod for Courtenay RD reps

Posted Dec 3, 2014 at 12:00 PM – Scott Stanfield (Record Staff) Mayor Larry Jangula and the six recently elected members of Courtenay council were sworn-in at the inaugural meeting Monday. Jangula, along with Couns. Manno Theos, Bob Wells and Erik Eriksson, will...

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