Travel and Cruise News
A newsletter fromRosswin Travel, Courtenay, BC www.rosswintravel.blogspot.caVol. 1, issue #4
Comox Valley Farmers Market, painting by R. Ross
Comox Valley, Vancouver Island,British Columbia
City of Courtenay - Town of Comox - Village of Cumberland
A great place to visit, a better place to live.
Did you know that Vancouver Island has no mountain goats,bighorn sheep, moose, foxes, coyotes, porcupines, chipmunks,skunks or resident grizzly bears.Did you also know that Vancouver Island has no poisonoussnakes, poison ivy, or poison oak.
(Information from the Comox ValleyNature Viewing Guide,www.comoxvalleynaturalist.bc.ca/nature-viewing guide)
The Comox Valley Regional District is situated on the East coastof Vancouver Island, BC and includes the City of Courtenay(24,099), Town of Comox (13,627), Village of Cumberland(3,398), and the settlements of Royston (1,582), Union Bay (116), Fanny Bay, BlackCreek and Merville well as Denman Island (1,022) and Hornby Island (958). The totalpopulation of the area is 63.538. (sorry, no breakdown on population statistics for FannyBay, Black Creek and Merville)
The Valley is also known as “The Valley of Festivals”. Events include the Art & BloomFestival, North Island Hot Jazz Festival,Comox Valley Shellﬁsh Festival, About Town!Marina Park Main Event, CYMC Summer School & Festival, Vancouver Island MusicFest, Hornby Island Festival, Filbert Festival, Comox Nautical Days, Showcase Festival,Comox Valley Exhibition Fall Fair and the Big Time Out, Cumberland Empire Days, aswell as events such as the Originals Only Fine Art Show & Sale, Comox Valley HighlandGames and many others.