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About Courtenay and Comox



Courtenay is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is the largest city (and only "city") in the area commonly known as the Como Valley, and it is the seat of the Como Valley Regional District which replaced the Comox-Strathcona Regional District. Courtenay is just 4 km (2.5 mi) west of the town of Como, 7 km (4.3 mi) northeast of the village of Cumberland, 5 km (3.1 mi) northwest of the unincorporated settlement of Royston, and 108 km (67 mi) northwest of Nanaimo. The city, along with Nanaimo and Victoria is home to The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's), primary infantry regiment of the Canadian Forces