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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Minister Bergen and Minister Duncan hold Stakeholder Roundtable on Affordable Housing in B.C.

COURTENAY, BC, August 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar and the Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip today held a roundtable meeting with community and business leaders in the Comox Valley.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the federal […]

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