Facility Closures and Cancellations for National Day of Mourning federal holiday on September 19

September 14, 2022

City of Courtenay facilities will be closed on Monday, September 19 following the Government of Canada’s announcement of a National Day of Mourning federal holiday to honour Queen Elizabeth II.

The following City of Courtenay facilities will be closed:

  • City Hall
  • Courtenay Recreation Florence Filberg Centre
  • Courtenay Recreation Lewis Centre
  • The LINC Youth Centre
  • Public Works Yard
  • Courtenay Fire Hall

The statutory holiday will affect the following City events:

September 19 Council meeting cancelled: All items originally scheduled for the September 19 meeting will be moved to October 3. www.courtenay.ca/councilmeetings

September 19 Public Hearings will be rescheduled to October 3:

  • 440 13th Street Rezoning Application
  • 1255 McPhee Avenue Zoning Text Amendment

For public hearing information visit www.courtenay.ca/publichearings

Courtenay Recreation programs will be cancelled on September 19: Staff will contact participants in pre-registered programs by phone. Depending on the program, Courtenay Recreation may either extend the program or issue a credit for the cancellation. All drop-in programs and activities will be cancelled on September 19. For full program information visit www.courtenay.ca/rec

Please note: Curbside collection is NOT affected by the federal holiday. The Comox Valley Waste Management Centre landfill remains open on September 19 and the curbside collection schedule is unchanged.  For schedule information, visit www.courtenay.ca/recycling

Fire and Other Emergency Services:

  • The Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department will be on-call for emergency services. Call 9-1-1.
  • The Public Works Yard will be on-call for emergency services. Call 250-334-2947.

Commemoration for Queen Elizabeth II

Residents wishing to submit condolences may do so through the Government of Canada or the Government of British Columbia.

For information on the national commemorative ceremony, visit the Canadian Heritage website.