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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.

February 9th, 2024|The Comox Valley|

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.

February 9th, 2024|History, The Comox Valley|

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.

February 9th, 2024|History, It's All There in Black and White, The Comox Valley|

New Exhibit – Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia

You might find yourself expanding your vocabulary—and appreciation for the state of Indigenous languages spoken in BC—after visiting the Courtenay and District Museum to view the Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC travelling exhibition.

December 12th, 2023|Museum Exhibit, Museum News|
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