Meeting #:
CVRD Civic Room, 770 Harmston Ave, Courtenay

We respectfully acknowledge that the land we gather on is Unceded
territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of this land.

Presentation regarding the Welcoming Communities Coalition's current projects, celebration of Welcoming Week 2023 (September 8-17, 2023), and request for the City of Courtenay to join the Welcoming Communities Coalition.

  • Julie Keumbehdjian, Coordinator

Presentation on the Immigrant Welcome Centre's services.

  • Shams Alibhai, Executive Director
  • Thuy Sin, Regional Settlement Manager

WHEREAS the flying of flags is a way of showing acknowledgment and respect in many cultures; and

WHEREAS the City of Courtenay has committed to building a strong and respectful relationship with K’ómoks First Nation;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff engage with K’ómoks First Nation and report back to Council on options for displaying the K’ómoks First Nation flag at Courtenay City Hall.