News and Alerts
News, events and public announcements are all posted here regularly. Bookmark this page and check back to stay up-to-date on Village life.
Solid Waste Schedule for Wednesday September 28, 2016
Unlimited organics/yard waste and one can of garbage will be collected on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
First Street Closure on October 1, 2016
First Street will be closed from Dunsmuir Avenue to Penrith Avenue from 9 am to 7 pm.
Construction on Dunsmuir Extending to Second Street
Construction is progressing along Dunsmuir Avenue, with work starting between Second and Third streets on September 26.
Affordable Housing survey
If you missed our Affordable Housing open house, you can still view the materials and share your opinion!
Cumberland Fire Rescue Hosted Successful Regional Auto Extrication Challenge
Cumberland Fire Rescue hosted the BC Regional Auto Extrication Challenge on September 17 and 18.
Trail Improvements to the South Wellington Colliery Trail Set to Begin
Upgrades will improve the trail surfacing, grading and drainage. Watch for machines at work!
Village to waive fees for legalizing non-conforming suites and Accessory Dwelling Units
The Village of Cumberland is hoping to encourage homeowners to legalize non-conforming suites and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) through the waiving of building and plumbing fees for suite conversions from October 1, 2016 through to March 31, 2017.
Solid Waste Schedule for Wednesday September 21, 2016
Unlimited organics/yard waste and unlimited recycling will be collected on Wednesday, September 21, 2016.
Liquid Waste Management Plan open house
The Village of Cumberland is hosting a Liquid Waste Management Plan open house, 6 to 9 pm, Thursday September 22, 2016 at Council Chambers, 2675 Dunsmuir Avenue.
Notice of Tax Sale
On Monday September 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers, at 2675 Dunsmuir Ave, Cumberland BC, the Collector shall offer for sale, by public auction each parcel of real property on which taxes are delinquent.
Affordable Housing Open House
The Village of Cumberland is hosting an Affordable Housing open house, 6 to 8 pm, Wednesday September 21, 2016.
Fire Department Hosts Auto Extrication Competition
Everyone is welcome at the BC Fire Rescue Auto Extrication competition September 17-18 in Cumberland!
Solid Waste Schedule for September 14, 2016
Unlimited organics/yard waste and one can of garbage will be collected on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.
Council adopts new Zoning Bylaw for Cumberland
The Council of the Village of Cumberland adopted Zoning Bylaw No. 1027, 2016 on September 6, 2016.
Cumberland’s Trails: Have your say!
In partnership with UROC and Vancouver Island University, the Village is conducting a trails survey to gather information on visitor experiences, economic impacts, and trail management.
Solid Waste Schedule for Wednesday September 7, 2016
Unlimited recycling and unlimited organics/yard waste to be collected on Wednesday September 7, 2016.
Village issues RFP for a consultant to help develop a new model of economic development for the Village
The Village has withdrawn from the regional Economic Development Service of the Comox Valley Regional District and is developing a new model of providing economic development services.
Fourth Street intersection and North side of Dunsmuir Avenue to close between 4th Street and 3rd Street starting Tuesday, September 6th
Residents may use detours via Third Street or Ulverston Avenue to access Dunsmuir Avenue during construction.