National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Each year on September 30th, Canadians commemorate the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools throughout our country. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.

2023-09-24T15:38:21-07:00September 24th, 2023|Categories: The Comox Valley|Comments Off on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

World Rivers Day

Taking place on the fourth Sunday of September, World Rivers Day is the global extension of BC Rivers Day, which was founded in the early eighties by BC resident Marc Angelo. What originally began as a way to highlight the importance of the rivers of Western Canada has since expanded into a large event spanning continents.

2023-09-24T14:42:38-07:00September 21st, 2023|Categories: The Comox Valley|Comments Off on World Rivers Day

U’maga̱lis Helen Mary Rowena Everson (nee Frank)

We will miss friend, advisor and Board member Mary Everson who provided friendship, research background, advice and wisdom to the Courtenay and District Museum staff for over thirty five years. Mary generously shared her family and cultural history and context and we are grateful for her knowledge.

2023-08-19T10:20:02-07:00August 19th, 2023|Categories: Museum News, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on U’maga̱lis Helen Mary Rowena Everson (nee Frank)

Downtown Courtenay Market Day

This year's Downtown Courtenay Market Day will take place on Saturday, July 22nd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Explore and experience what downtown Courtenay has to offer, and make sure you stop by the museum from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for one of our weekly Saturday Kids' Craft events.

2023-08-01T15:56:33-07:00July 1st, 2023|Categories: The Comox Valley|Comments Off on Downtown Courtenay Market Day

It’s All There in Black and White: British Columbia Wildfires in 1993

As this year’s forest fires continue to make headlines, we take a look back 30 years to this front page story from the July 30th, 1993 edition of the Comox District Free Press.

2023-06-29T10:33:07-07:00June 29th, 2023|Categories: History, It's All There in Black and White, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on It’s All There in Black and White: British Columbia Wildfires in 1993

It’s All There in Black and White: Royston Imperial Pavilion

What began as outdoor tennis courts on the Royston waterfront [...]

2023-06-09T14:08:14-07:00June 9th, 2023|Categories: History, It's All There in Black and White, The Comox Valley|Comments Off on It’s All There in Black and White: Royston Imperial Pavilion
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