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Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year, which is an important holiday celebrated in several Asian cultures across Canada and around the world, will begin on February 10th this year. The Lunar New Year is celebrated after the first new moon of the Lunar calendar every year. During this time, communities decorate their surroundings, prepare festive food, and come together with their loved ones to welcome in the new year. The upcoming Lunar New Year of 2024 is the Year of the Dragon.

2024-02-09T16:18:05-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Lunar New Year

Courtenay Streets: Duncan Avenue

This month’s edition highlights Duncan Avenue: the family behind the name, as well as the businesses and neighbours that populated the area. The article was penned by local historian Dorothy Isabelle Stubbs (1905-2003) who wrote several different columns for newspapers over the years including “Spotlight on Courtenay Streets” for the Comox District Free Press in 1970. This article appeared in the February 11th edition.

2024-02-09T13:53:00-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: History, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Courtenay Streets: Duncan Avenue

It’s All There in Black and White: Valentine’s Day 1984

With Valentine’s Day coming up on February 14th, many businesses provided ideas for Comox Valley sweethearts in this February 8th, 1984 ad page of the Comox District Free Press.

2024-02-09T11:27:17-08:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: History, It's All There in Black and White, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on It’s All There in Black and White: Valentine’s Day 1984
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