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World Community Film Festival 10:00 am
World Community Film Festival
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 8:30 pm
World Community Film Festival
The Film Festival shows a wide selection of documentary films covering social, environmental and economic issues from BC to around the world.  For information about the films go to: https://worldcommunity.ca/film-festival/Festival venues at Sid Williams Theatre, Florence Filberg Centre and Native Sons Hall. Tickets available through the Sid Williams.BUY TICKETS online at Sid Williams TheatreBox office open Tues.- Friday[...]
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Courtenay OCP advisory committee meeting 5:00 pm
Courtenay OCP advisory committee meeting
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Courtenay OCP advisory committee meeting
The Courtenay OCP Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public.  To view information about the OCP update and the OCP Advisory Committee go to: https://www.courtenay.ca/EN/main/departments/development-services/planning-division/ocp-update/ocp-advisory-committee.html
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Film 2040 (climate change) 7:00 pm
Film 2040 (climate change)
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film 2040 (climate change)
The inspirational film “2040”  voted “Best of Fest” at this years World Community Film Festival.   Award-winningdirector Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to imagine what the world would looklike by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions to the climatecrisis already available to us. What if we made these currently availablepractices into[...]
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Courtenay OCP Ideas Fair 10:00 am
Courtenay OCP Ideas Fair
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Courtenay OCP Ideas Fair
OCP Ideas FairWhy is the Official Community Plan being updated?After nearly 15 years, the Official Community Plan (OCP) update is required to ensure it meets current population projections and community values, while continuing to meet statutory requirements. Courtenay has been experiencing steady growth and is projected to continue to be a desirable place to settle.[...]
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Watershed Explorations 12:30 pm
Watershed Explorations
Feb 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Watershed Explorations
Join Connected by Water’s project team at the Comox Valley Art Gallery in Downtown Courtenay to explore the Comox Lake watershed through maps, history, ecology, climate change, human use and more. This family friendly (suggested 8+) presentation explores the source of our drinking water in the Comox Valley through photos and stories and uncovers how[...]
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Watershed Cafe 6:30 pm
Watershed Cafe
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Watershed Cafe
Are you curious about local watersheds and drinking water? Would you like to better understand the difference and connections between the Cumberland and broader Comox Valley water systems? Join us for tea, cookies and watershed connections with host Meaghan Cursons from the CVRD’s Connected by Water project. Learn about the history of our local watersheds,[...]
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CCS Climate Change Barbecue
Mar 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
CCS Climate Change Barbecue

We will be hosting a climate change barbecue so people can come together to discuss the problem at hand. Donations are greatly appreciated! We will be serving hot dogs and hamburgers with a vegetarian option. There will also be reusable bags for sale. There will be speakers, music, and much more. All ages are welcome! For more info contact Autumn Olenick at 1147061@learn71.ca

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Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown
Mar 28 all-day
Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown

Faciitated by Sandi Goldie and Jim Bronson.

This empowering 2 hour workshop is based on the list and the bestselling book about the top 100 solutions to reversing the increase of greenhouse gases, Drawdown. Project Drawdown is a global research organization that has relied on 200 scholars, scientists, policymakers, business leaders and activists. It analyzes the most viable solutions to climate change.

As humanity faces perhaps its greatest threat, the climate crisis, this workshop answers the question — what can my community and I do to respond?

Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. If you are unable to afford the ticket, register by contacting the email below.

Sponsored by Comox United Church and Comox Unitarian Justice Team..

We recommend purchasing the book at Laughing Oyster, or you can let us know if you would like to buy one at the event. The regular price of the book is 30$ + tax, and the savings price is 27$ + tax.
For more information contact climatecomoxvalley@outlook.com.

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Paddling Film Festival
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Paddling Film Festival

The World Tour Paddling Film Fest returns to Cumberland on April 18th 2020 with a fun filled fundraising film night for the Cumberland Community Forest Society and Project Watershed.

The 2020 event is building on the massive success of the 2019 event, where $7,542 was raised and split 50/50 between the Cumberland Forest and Project Watershed for the Kus-Kus-Sum Project. The 2020 event will feature a tasty bar, delicious snacks, silent auction, EPIC door prizes and an amazing roster of paddling films from around the globe.

Tickets are on sale now and make a perfect high fun – low carbon seasonal gift for friends or family! CLICK HERE to get to the online box office!

The World Tour Paddling Film Fest is presented by Naviguide Corp and Vanguard Intellectual Property LLP with support from countless local businesses and professionals.

For more info: https://www.cumberlandforest.com/event/world-tour-paddling-film-festival-2020/

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Project Drawdown Conversation
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Project Drawdown Conversation

The Cumberland Community Forest Society is presenting a Drawdown Kitchen Table Conversation to introduce you to the work of Project Drawdown.

The evening will be facilitated by Helen Boyd, Registered Nurse and Mental Health Therapist. She is the Coordinator of the Comox Valley Nurses for Health & the Environment and is Chair of the CV Chapter of the BC Council for International Cooperation.

Project Drawdown is a world-class research organization that reviews, analyses, and identifies the most viable global climate solutions, and shares these findings with the world.

They partner with communities, policy-makers, non-profits, businesses, investors, and philanthropists to identify and deploy science-based, effective climate solutions — as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.

As a thought leader and communicator, Project Drawdown is shifting the global conversation about climate change from “doom and gloom” defeatism to one of possibility, opportunity, action, and empowerment.

Based on the bestselling book by the same name, this event will explore the best 100 solutions to reversing Global Warming. This evidence-based information was collated by research from over 200 scholars, business leaders and policymakers from around the world.

Admission by suggested donation of $10. All funds raised will be dedicated to future climate adaption education and action in the Village of Cumberland. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

*We suggest purchasing the book at Laughing Oyster, The regular price of the book is 30$ + tax