Economic Development Updates

Cumberland, School District Apply for Child Care Grant in the Comox Valley Record

“Cumberland is taking its next step toward a new child care facility for the rapidly growing community. At the most recent meeting on Oct. 13, council passed a resolution to explore a partnership with School District 71 to set up a new facility through a provincial grant. The deadline to apply for funding through the… 

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Cumberland Prioritizes Economic Recovery Plans in the Comox Valley Record

“Cumberland is targeting shopping local as its top area on the road to recovery. At the Oct. 13 regular meeting, council weighed some of the options from a report from the Comox Valley Economic Recovery Task Force (ERTF), a body initiated by the regional district to set out recovery measures for the local economy. The… 

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Cumberland Receives Grant Funding for Economic Development

The Village of Cumberland has been awarded $80,000 on behalf of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) for a Cumberland Investment Attraction Action Plan and an Economic Development Web-Portal.

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Cumberland Awarded $7 Million Grant for Wastewater Treatment Upgrades

The project will upgrade Cumberland’s existing lagoon-based wastewater treatment system to meet current regulatory standards, handle large combined storm-sewer flows, and provide capacity for population growth.

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Council Approves Development Permit for 2679 Beaufort Avenue

The overall plan for the project adds three retail/office buildings within two phases. This commercial development is intended to promote a high standard of design in new commercial projects, contributing to a comfortable and welcoming streetscape.

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Cumberland Implements Single-Use Item Regulation Bylaw

The Village of Cumberland has adopted a bylaw to regulate single-use plastics in the community. Single-use plastics generally refer to plastic products that are considered disposable and only used once before they are recycled or more commonly thrown away. The bylaw is effective July 1, 2019 and supported by a public advisory campaign will be… 

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Hakai Energy Solutions

Hakai Energy Solutions From their small yet mighty office in Cumberland, Hakei Energy Solutions has been engineering innovative energy solutions for communities up and down the BC coast since 2004. They recently took on their biggest project yet: installing the largest single solar array on Vancouver Island.

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