Council approves homelessness ballot question

by  Scott Stanfield – Comox Valley Record; posted Sep 18, 2014 at 3:00 PM Courtenay council has approved a non-binding public opinion question about tax dollars and homelessness, to be asked at the Nov. 15 municipal elections. The vote — which will only be conducted if at least two Valley municipalities agree to participate — is […]

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Vote planned on tax to tackle homelessness

Philip Round/Echo Staff / Comox Valley Echo – August 14, 2014 Should local property taxes be used to help tackle homelessness in the Comox Valley?  And if so, how much would you be willing to pay? Those could well be questions on upcoming civic election ballot papers in the biggest test of public opinion on the subject […]

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‘Positive meeting’ raises hopes of Maple Pool solution

Philip Round/Echo Staff / Comox Valley Echo Steps towards resolving the Maple Pool Campground controversy outside the courts are being taken by Courtenay City Council. Councillors are stressing it will take goodwill and clear commitments from all sides if its high-profile and highly-expensive legal action is to be ended and a compromise reached on the future […]

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