Community Features

Forbidden’s Future

A look at the historic recreation site, as concerned local citizens and decision-makers ponder its future

A Farm Fresh Perspective

A Farm Fresh Perspective

Annual Farm Cycle tour offers a different way to experience local farms

Feeding the Community

One family gives back by cooking authentic Indian food for 200 at annual charity dinner

Community Collaboration

The #WeAreYQQ movement — working together and sharing success

Sharing the Trails

Sharing the Trails

Mountain bikers and forestry companies sign landmark agreement that allows legal access to Cumberland’s trails

Santa’s Little Elves

Comox Valley volunteers have been making Christmas miracles happen for 42 years

Fueling the Community

Local Food Bank fulfills its goal of reducing hunger in the Comox Valley

Feeding the Future

FEED Comox Valley takes the idea of the 100-mile diet to a whole new level

School of the Heart

School of the Heart

Christine Monier finds out where she belongs—helping others in need

Coordinated Rescue

Coordinated Rescue

Comox Valley Ground Search and Rescue is 40 years strong, and serves a growing need

Convoy of Compassion

Convoy of Compassion

Island Rotarians head south of the border to help the Mexican Schools Project

Resurrecting the Past

A look at one woman’s crusade to ensure a historic Valley landmark doesn’t become history

Community Spirit

Denman Islanders bring together the whole community to celebrate the season

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

A listing of some of the Comox Valley’s charitable giving Christmas programs

The Musical Ride

The Musical Ride

RCMP Musical Ride supports local Therapeutic Riding program

Comox’s Seaside Allure

Comox’s Seaside Allure

New initiatives geared to draw visitors and add some action to downtown Comox

The Healing Power of Horses

The Healing Power of Horses

Unique bonds formed at Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society help heal with horsepower

Back to the Land

Back to the Land

Creative properties and sustainable living highlighted on this year’s Denman Island Home & Garden Tour

A Cultural Experience

A Cultural Experience

Local chef and French teacher cook up a French connection – in French and English!

Bidding on the Future

Courtenay Rotary Club’s annual Online Auction raises funds for the final phase of the Rotary Trail

Easing the Burden

Easing the Burden

YANA makes sure Comox Valley families are never alone when they need it most.

The Power of Women

The Power of Women

Soroptimist International has been educating women and girls to lead for 91 years.

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Local program lets youth acting as caregivers know that someone is there to take care of them.

A Safe Place to Land

A Safe Place to Land

Safe Harbour program gets local businesses on board to offer respect and equality for all.

Sharing the Bounty

Sharing the Bounty

Lush Valley Food Action Society operates on the power of partnerships to help those in need.

Dancing for a Cure

Dancing for a Cure

9th annual Dance de Rock fundraiser set for September 14-16

Freedom of the Airwaves

Freedom of the Airwaves

Hornby Island’s own FM radio station reflects the community’s laid back, eclectic style.

Reaching Out

Reaching Out

Local community rallies together to help youth contemplating suicide.

Giving to the Community

Giving to the Community

Comox Valley Community Foundation spreads the wealth to a diverse range of local charities

Healing Hearts

Healing Hearts

Seniors lend support to seniors through life’s up and downs

Linked In

Linked In

Local organization survives on connections to the community

Making Money Go ‘Round

Making Money Go ‘Round

A grassroots system of ‘open money’ helps build commerce and community in the Comox Valley.

From Dawn to Dawn

From Dawn to Dawn

Local Care-A-Van provides healthcare on the move to those most in need.

A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

Newcomer’s Club is a fun and effective way for new residents to get to know the Comox Valley…

Sharing the Christmas Spirit

Sharing the Christmas Spirit

‘Tis the season for caring and giving in the Comox Valley…

All in the Family

All in the Family

By chance or by choice—grandparents raising grandchildren face a myriad of challenges…

The Giving Season

Comox Valley Charitable Giving Christmas Programs

Enjoying the Views

Enjoying the Views

Complex care centre offers residents a new lease on life…

Charity Begins at Home

Charity Begins at Home

Child Development Association gears up for 35th annual Telethon November 7

Learning by Doing

Learning by Doing

The Comox Valley 4-H Club sets kids up for success both in the show ring, and in life.

A Lasting Tribute

A Lasting Tribute

Cumberland committee honours Japanese families by turning the No. 1 Townsite into a park…

A World on Film

A World on Film

Film Festival seeks to educate and entertain…

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Salvation Army Christmas campaigns help provide support year round…

Living on the Edge

Living on the Edge

Photojournalism project tells the story of the homeless in the Comox Valley…

Safe Haven

Safe Haven

AIDS Vancouver Island in Downtown Courtenay provides a much needed service.

Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way

Child Haven and local volunteers make a difference in the lives of women and children in India…

Backyard Bounty

Backyard Bounty

Solutions to help feed your family and the homeless are as close as your backyard…

A Job Well Done

A Job Well Done

Local organization helps make connections in the community…

Pushing Pedal Power

Pushing Pedal Power

Comox Valley Cycling Coalition looks to change the future of local transportation…

Inspiring Gardens

Inspiring Gardens

Denman Home and Garden Tour—set for May 9 and 10— showcases the unique features of Island living.

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Help the local Boys & Girls Club support local youth at their annual Gingerbread Village fundraiser, December 3-16