About Courtenay Heritage Commission

The City of Courtenay Heritage Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  

Strategic Directions and Actions

Read the following Strategic Directions & Actions document for a list of potential actions to assist in the recognition, protection and enhancement of our community's heritage.

Annual Report


For more information on Courtenay's heritage, visit the Courtenay & District Museum.

To learn about the history of the First Nations, visit the K'ómoks First Nation


Some excellent publications on Courtenay's history include:

  • Isenor, D.E., McInnis, W.N., Stephens, E.G., Watson, D.E. Land of Plenty, A History of the Comox District. Campbell River: Ptarmigan Press, 1987.
  • Hagen, Judy. Comox Valley Memories, Reminiscences of Early Life in Central Vancouver Island. Courtenay: Courtenay and District Museum and Historical Society, 1993.
  • Duncan, Eric. Fifty-seven years in the Comox Valley. Courtenay: Comox Books, 1934.

Do you have any stories of Courtenay's past you would like to share? Are there any buildings, events or people that you would like us to feature on this website? The Heritage Commission would like to hear from you.