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It was my pleasure to Proclaim this weekend Vancouver Island Musicfest Weekend!!!
Appointments attended by Bob Wells, Mayor of Courtenay between June 17th and July 2nd, 2019
City Council joined Nanaimo Member of Legislative Assembly, Sheila Malcolmson on a walking tour of the 5th Street Complete Street project, between Menzies and Fitzgerald Avenues. The project was made possible by a $3.253 million grant to the City of Courtenay from the Strategic Priorities fund under the Federal Gas Tax Fund and $,41,900 from the ICBC Road Safety program.
Our community made significant strides in 2018 on a number of areas, and on behalf of Council I’m pleased to highlight some of our accomplishments, along with future goals that are still to be achieved.
The rising cost of housing in southern coastal British Columbia has become an increasing challenge for many municipalities, including Courtenay. Our Council is committed to working towards solutions. In 2018 we engaged with a number of regional housing and social service providers to collectively work on our mutual goals of addressing housing insecurity and homelessness.
Appointments attended by Bob Wells, Mayor of Courtenay between June 11th and June 17th, 2019
Appointments attended by Bob Wells, Mayor of Courtenay between May 22nd and June 10th, 2019
It was my pleasure to present to the Comox Rotary Club as Mayor of Courtenay and Chair of the Comox Valley Regional District to update them on some of the successes, challenges and projects that are in progress.
Such an honour and privilege to be part of the 46 Supportive Units at The Junction Grand Opening. One small step for supportive housing, and a giant leap for residents.
People with low to moderate incomes and those at risk of homelessness in the Comox Valley, including Indigenous peoples, now have more affordable housing options and better opportunities that come with stable housing.
B.C. has launched a new Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot that is focused on attracting entrepreneurs from around the world to establish businesses in regional communities. This will help meet the communities’ economic development needs and encourage investments outside urban areas, says the Province.
The 2019 Mayor’s Cup featuring the Canucks Alumni raised $16,773 for KidSport Comox Valley! Thank you to everyone who made this incredible night possible!
Friday January 18 is the 9th annual Mayor’s Cup – this year, the Mayors’ team will be playing the Canucks Alumni! The event will be from 7-9pm, with an autograph signing beforehand at 5pm.
Photo left- right: AFC Project Manager- Cheryl, Courtenay Comox MLA- Ronna Rae Leonard, Roger Kishi - Wachiay Friendship Centre, Courtenay Mayor- Bob Wells, M'akola- Kevin Albers, AFC Site Super.- Dave. People at risk of homelessness, including those who are...
2019 property assessments have been mailed to all property owners in the province. According to BC Assessment, the average Courtenay single-family home increased in value by 17%. Many communities across BC have experienced higher than average property assessment increases this year.
The long-awaited Comox Valley Autism Centre has officially opened and Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells cut the ribbon to mark the occasion.
A historic milestone in reconciliation and intergovernmental relations has taken place in the Comox Valley. A First Nation, a municipality and an environmental non-profit have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaboratively purchase, restore and manage a key property in the heart of their community.
Komoks Fist Nation Pole Raising Ceremony at CVAG
Many thanks to the Comox Valley Record for this article following election day on 20 October.
When asked for a final message before 20 October, election day, I recorded this video.
Thanks for your support Courtenay. Please vote Bob Wells for Mayor.
My good friend, and personal trainer, Sarah Seads, has some excellent advice to offer. Have a look at the short video in this post.
My Tech Guys are committed to working with Project Watershed, and other local groups, to make our community a better place for everyone and preserve it’s natural beauty for future generations.
My Tech Guys continue to live stream most of the local political events in the Comox Valley. This is a live recording of the 2018 Comox All Candidates Debate held at the Comox Recreation Center on Friday, 12 October 2018
As a parent who needed extended assistance when our twins were born with complications, I was shocked at the cost of parking and resolved to ensure that others in the same situation would have at least one less thing to worry about.
When the new hospital was built I successfully campaigned for free parking.
In the video in this post, Will Cole-Hamilton and I share endorsements for each other during this election.
This article, published in the Comox Valley Record on 23 June 2018, sheds so light on local taxes, and how Courtenay has managed to keep increases under control.
I'm very grateful for the love and support of my family. They are there with me every step of the way as we do our best to make sure the voters of Courtenay have a great choice for Mayor. ADVANCE VOTING OPPORTUNITIES Advance voting opportunities will be provided at...
With the majority of our produce food being transported from the mainland, we remain reliant. For years it has been up to organisations like LUSH Valley, and the dedicated people who run them, to work towards improved education, self-reliance, and effectively sharing our harvests. With this in mind, I am proud to be the first to answer their important questions in the questionnaire they sent to all current candidates.
CVA Presents Arts & Culture Questions for Candidates – Bob Wells’ answers
I personally want to thank the K’omoks First Nation for taking the time to build relationships and trust between our communities. This is reconciliation in action.
I recently had the pleasure of talking to community activist and social networking provider Hans Peter Meyer about my work with My Tech Guys, Startup Canada, and other community related projects. Have a listen to the podcast.