News and Events
We sell fairly-traded products
We sell fairly traded, organic coffee, tea, olive oil & spices.
Open Saturdays, 10 am – 1 pm.
2449C Rosewall Cres, Courtenay (near Tin Town Cafe).
Products are also available at many locations in the Comox Valley and beyond.
World Community Film Library Closed
Please note that due to lack of use and changes at Bayside Bistro, our film library will no longer be available.
Film Screening: Tenzing Bodosa – The Story of a Tribal Entrepreneur
An hour-long documentary about the remarkable life of a tea grower from northeast India, his love of nature and the world’s first “Elephant-Friendly” certified tea! Wednesday, May 10th at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay
Film Screening: To Which We Belong
Growing food has important impacts, either positive or negative, upon our planet and our climate. To Which We Belong (89 min), looks at the healthy benefits of holistic farming. This inspiring documentary screens Tuesday April 25th at 7pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College.
This film is only available for one ‘in person’ screening. Everyone is welcome. Admission is by donation. FMI: Janet (250) 334-1840
We are open Saturday mornings 10am-1pm
Come visit our TinTown warehouse and pick up your fairly-traded organic products. Products can also be purchased in the Comox Valley and beyond. 2449C Rosewall Crescent, (Tin Town) Courtenay, BC. FMI: see our Fair Trade page.
Film Series: Moving Day
What would you do if you suddenly lost your housing? World Community’s next film, Moving Day, screens at 7pm, Thursday March 16 at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College. Doors will open at 6:15pm to check out the displays from local groups working on these...
Film Screening and Discussion – ‘Love in the Time of Fentanyl’
As BC continues to lose an average of six people each day to the toxic drug poisoning crisis, what is the current situation in the Comox Valley? How can we get past stigma to respond with compassion?
Join World Community and partner groups on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, for an evening of film followed by a panel of Comox Valley advocates and agencies to learn about our local situation.
Tickets On Sale for the 32nd World Community Film Fest Opening Night
Experience opening night of the 32nd World Community Film Festival! The film festival showcases engaging and inspiring documentaries that highlight social and environmental justice stories from Canada and around the world. This critically acclaimed film festival is an incredible place to fuel your passions for community and planetary well being.
Dear Audrey – Thursday, December 1st -7pm
Dear Audrey (89 min.) is a new award-winning documentary about remarkable love that endures through all the challenges that Alzheimer’s can present. World Community’s film series continues with this extraordinary film on Thursday, December 1st at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College, Courtenay. Everyone is welcome. Admission is by donation.
World Community Future Vision Event
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World Community Future Vision Event
Thursday November 17, 6 – 9 pm, Creekside Commons Cohousing
Light refreshments will be provided.
Location: 2202 Lambert Drive, Courtenay
We are looking for your ideas & inspiration to chart directions for our future.
We Moved to the south side of the same building in Tin Town
Visit us at our NEW LOCATION ACROSS THE STREET at 2449D Rosewall Cres.
Free Film: Beans – Wednesday April 20th, 7pm at NIC
From July to September 1990, two Mohawk communities in Quebec — Kanehsatà:ke and Kahnawá:ke — were thrust into a resistance against the Sûreté du Québec, the RCMP, and the Canadian Armed Forces.
FILM SCREENING – Invisible: Gay Women in Southern Music (online & in-person)
This ground-breaking documentary explores the individual and collective journeys of a group of LGBTQ+ women and their allies who have successfully navigated the male-dominated landscape of southern music.
Fanny, The Right to Rock online from the morning of March 24th to March 27th at midnight.
Fighting barriers of race, gender and sexuality in the music industry, the incredible women of the 1960s rock band, Fanny, reunite to play music and cut a new record.
Fracking the Peace
How ‘natural’ is liquified ‘natural’ gas? The film Fracking the Peace (35 min) tells how fracking for ‘natural’ gas has negatively impacted the lives of people living on Treaty 8 territory in Northeastern BC. Join World Community and the Dogwood for a screening of the film and discussion on Friday, December 3 at 7 pm in the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College.
The Hidden Life of Trees
Online screening available anytime between November 26 and 28 - CLICK HERE to watch the film trailer or to pre-order a ticket ! A walk in the woods will never be the same after watching the film, The Hidden Life of Trees (83 min), being co-presented by World Community...
Join us for our AGM
World Community’s Annual General Meeting - Thursday Nov. 4th at 7pm on Zoom. After the formal part of the meeting, we will show a few trailers from our upcoming 31st Annual Film Festival. CLICK HERE for the ZOOM LINK ________________________ Also, we are hoping you...