UNION BAY, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BC
Union Bay in British Columbia, Canada is a small community approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Courtenay, British Columbia, the largest city in the Comox Valley. Union Bay is populated by about 1200 people and is an unincorporated site within the Comox Valley Regional District. The main street along Highway 19A features a boatlaunch, sports/coffee shop, bistro and market/cafe. Some of Union Bay's history has been preserved in what is called "Heritage Row". This row along the highway includes the Gaolhouse, Post Office, Church, and School. It is preserved and maintained by the Union Bay Historical Society. The community has a rich history that is intertwined with that of Cumberland, British Columbia.