Building Links 2013, Issue #17

May 1, 2013

Editor’s Note

The City of Campbell River Council is moving forward with the Robron Park improvement project. Phases two and three of the project will include an artificial turf field, Merecroft and South Birch parking lot upgrades, utilities and drainage, upper walkway and lookouts, paths and trails, spectator spine/bleachers and all hard and soft landscaping. Phase One was completed in 2011. The final two phases of Robron Park, are expected to cost $4.9 million.

Tenders have been received for the Brooklyn School paving project in Comox and an award is expected to be made in the next few weeks. Also, bids have also been submitted for the Vanier Track Surfacing and Reconstruction Project in Courtenay, and they are currently be evaluated. An announcement is expected to be made in the next few weeks.

Please register for our big party!  We are celebrating our 20 year anniversary, which will take place on Thursday, May 30 at Crown Isle from 4 to 6 pm. Please go to and register to s that we know you are coming. Thank you!

North Vancouver Island Hospitals Projects Announce Speed Dating Events for Business

Efforts to maximize the positive local economic impact of the North Island Hospitals Project will soon be kicking into high gear. The dates and venues for Industry Speed Date events have been picked for the Comox Valley and Campbell River. The Comox Valley event will take place May 28th from 12:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Best Western, Westerly Hotel at 1590 Cliffe Avenue. A similar event takes place in Campbell River on May 27th at the Mari-time Heritage Centre. These events will provide an opportunity for local businesses to promote their companies and services to each of the three consortiums or ’proponents’ bidding on the two new state-of-the-art hospitals in Courtenay and Campbell River. Registration for both events will take place through the Campbell River Major Projects Portal: beginning on May 13, 2013. Registration is limited so register early. For more information, contact the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce at (250) 287-4636 or email