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Wednesday, July 23, 2014:

Regional Program Tackles Aggressive Knotweed

This program, in partnership with the Coastal Invasive Species Committee (Coastal ISC) asks the public to report sightings of knotweed in the Comox Valley, and will provide professionals to conduct treatments on select sites.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014:

Lewis Park Water Park Temporarily Closed for Repairs

At a minimum, it will be closed until Thursday, July 24, possibly longer. Watch this website for updates as more information becomes available.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014:

Public Hearing, Tuesday August 5: Rezoning Application 601 Crown Isle Blvd and 3303 Ryan Rd

The property owners have applied to rezone portions of land to accommodate a proposed 31 single family lot subdivision and commercial use.

Monday, July 21, 2014:

Fiddlejam Performs at Simms Park This Weekend

Come enjoy fiddling, an integral part of our Canadian culture, with Fiddlejam playing this Sunday July 27 at 7:00pm at Simms Park.

Thursday, July 17, 2014:

Open Fires Banned in most of Coastal Fire Centre

Effective at noon on July 17, 2014, all open burning (including campfires, Category 2 open fires and Category 3 open fires) are prohibited in all areas of the Coastal Fire Centre except the “fog zone” and Haida Gwaii.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014:

North Island Hospitals Project Construction Has Started

Construction work for the new $606.2 million North Island Hospitals Project has begun at both the Courtenay and Campbell River sites.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014:

Nickel Carnival, Friday July 18

Wouldn't it be great if everything cost a nickel? Join us on Friday July 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm for this summer tradition. Ages 5 to 11 years with adult.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014:

Simms Concert Series: Nanaimo Concert Band Takes the Stage on July 20

Does the sound of big band, show tunes and marches get your toes tapping? Come enjoy the Nanaimo Concert Band playing this Sunday July 20 at 7:00pm at Simms Park as part of the free summer concert series hosted by the City of Courtenay.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014:

Public Hearing Monday, July 21: Rezoning and OCP Applications, 907 5th Street

The owners have applied for Official Community Plan (OCP) and Zoning amendments to allow the construction of a building with three residential units.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014:

Public Hearing Monday, July 21: Rezoning Application, 531 12th Street

The owners have applied to rezone this property to allow it to be subdivided into two residential lots.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014:

Headquarters Road and Vanier Drive Construction

A sanitary sewer upgrade project will begin on Monday, July 14, continuing until the end of September.

Monday, June 30, 2014:

Momma let ‘em play at Simms Park this weekend!

This Sunday July 6 at 7:00pm, talented musicians 19 years and under will play as part of the Simms Summer Concert Series.

Thursday, June 26, 2014:

Canada Day Activities and Road Closures

Celebrate Canada's birthday in downtown Courtenay and Lewis Park! The festivities will result in road closures on 5th Street, including the 5th Street Bridge.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014:

Canada Day Facility Closures

On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, City facilities will be closed for the Canada Day statutory holiday.

Monday, June 23, 2014:

Battle of the Bands Will Rock Simms Park

The Battle of the Bands is coming to Simms Park this Sunday, June 29 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm as part of Canada Day celebrations and the Simms Summer Concert Series.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

Road Work in East Courtenay June 23 to 27

Starting Monday, June 23, 2014, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, contractors will be sealing road cracks in two East Courtenay areas.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

Changes to Development Application Procedures Bylaw

Provide your feedback by July 4, 2014 on proposed changes to the Development Application Procedures Bylaw. The proposed changes are designed to streamline the development application process.

Monday, June 16, 2014:

Cougar Sighting in West Courtenay

There was a reported cougar sighting on the Rotary Trail on Sunday, June 15, near 17th Street.

Friday, June 13, 2014:

City Releases 2013 Annual Report

The report features highlights of the City’s activities throughout the year, as well as the audited financial statements.

Friday, June 13, 2014:

City Crews Repainting Downtown Parking Lines

Starting Sunday, June 15 at midnight and continuing overnights until Friday June 20, the City will be repainting lines in several downtown parking lots and street parking areas.



The City of Courtenay is a culturally diverse, scenic city of approximately 24,000 people. Courtenay is on the east coast of Vancouver Island and located within the traditional lands of the K'ómoks First Nation.

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