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Shawn Decaire does a blessing ceremony for the Hama?Elas Community Kitchen in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Hama?Elas Community Kitchen progress shared

Strategic planning, progress made on various projects also discussed at CRDCEH meeting

Shawn Decaire does a blessing ceremony for the Hama?Elas Community Kitchen in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The boutique pictured during its Holiday pop-up period, will be called “The Edge” and will be open in the Anchor Inn starting in February 2021. Photo supplied by POTA.

POTA to open arts boutique

Profits to be returned to artists in Campbell River

The boutique pictured during its Holiday pop-up period, will be called “The Edge” and will be open in the Anchor Inn starting in February 2021. Photo supplied by POTA.
Campbell River fire crews battled a structure fire on Sunday morning which sent one person to hospital. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department

One to hospital after fire engulfs South Island Highway building

Early morning blaze under investigation

Campbell River fire crews battled a structure fire on Sunday morning which sent one person to hospital. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Campbell River’s CRadvantage system will be expanded thanks to iTel Networks. File photo

Campbell River to expand CRadvantage network

Service expanded for local businesses

Campbell River’s CRadvantage system will be expanded thanks to iTel Networks. File photo
The SRD and the Village of Sayward have contracted McElhanney Consultants Ltd. to do mapping the Salmon and White Rivers floodplain. Photo supplied by SRD.

Village of Sayward, SRD to do floodplain mapping

McElhanney named to do mapping work

The SRD and the Village of Sayward have contracted McElhanney Consultants Ltd. to do mapping the Salmon and White Rivers floodplain. Photo supplied by SRD.
Last year’s Meaning of Home contest runner up Alice Hopkins from Comox. Photo by Karen McKinnon

What does home mean to you?

Habitat for Humanity kicks off 2021’s edition of annual writing contest

Last year’s Meaning of Home contest runner up Alice Hopkins from Comox. Photo by Karen McKinnon
Stefanie Hendrickson is the new coordinator for the Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

CRDCEH welcomes new coordinator

Dealing with COVID-19, building relationships a priority for new coordinator

Stefanie Hendrickson is the new coordinator for the Campbell River and District Coalition to End Homelessness. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
For the Connected Coast project, the Strathcona Regional District will be installing fibre optics. A construction contract was awarded for the project. File photo, Black Press
For the Connected Coast project, the Strathcona Regional District will be installing fibre optics. A construction contract was awarded for the project. File photo, Black Press
Community Gardens operated by Greenways Land Trust were allowed to operate as essential services during the pandemic. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Greenways Land Trust made it work in a difficult year

Restoration work funded for 2021

Community Gardens operated by Greenways Land Trust were allowed to operate as essential services during the pandemic. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror
Road closure outside the Campbell River Hospital due to fallen trees. Photo by Binny Paul/ Campbell River Mirror
Road closure outside the Campbell River Hospital due to fallen trees. Photo by Binny Paul/ Campbell River Mirror
Dylan Wood starts a route following the conclusion of the Look Before You Leap bouldering competition hosted by On The Rocks Climbing Gym in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 29, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

2020: a year in sports

Some of the Mirror ‘s stand out sports photos from the last year

Dylan Wood starts a route following the conclusion of the Look Before You Leap bouldering competition hosted by On The Rocks Climbing Gym in Campbell River, B.C. on Feb. 29, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Another modular unit is lifted into place on the second floor of the new supportive housing complex being built at 580 Dogwood Street. Photo by Cleo Corbett/City of Campbell River

Ups and downs for people working to address homelessness in Campbell River

Pandemic exacerbated the bad, but made groups work together for the good

Another modular unit is lifted into place on the second floor of the new supportive housing complex being built at 580 Dogwood Street. Photo by Cleo Corbett/City of Campbell River
Power was out for much of Campbell River and surrounding areas on Jan. 5, 2021. Photo courtesy BC Hydro.

Power out for over 2,000 in Campbell River

Neighbouring communities also facing weather-caused outage

Power was out for much of Campbell River and surrounding areas on Jan. 5, 2021. Photo courtesy BC Hydro.
The power utility is advising anglers to be cautious in the Campbell River, below the John Hart generating station, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 15. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

BC Hydro warns of fluctuating river levels in Campbell River until Feb. 15

Reservoir levels approaching full with recent rains

The power utility is advising anglers to be cautious in the Campbell River, below the John Hart generating station, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 15. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Fire crews faced interesting and busy year in 2020

Apartment fire, Walmart arson notable incidents of the year

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
From left are CNA project coordinator Morgan Ostler, Paulette and Raymond Lavoie and CNA project coordinator Kim Barry when the Lavoies received their certification. Photo supplied by CNA.

Campbellton residents acknowledged for their benefit to community

Campbellton Neighbourhood Association recognizes couple

From left are CNA project coordinator Morgan Ostler, Paulette and Raymond Lavoie and CNA project coordinator Kim Barry when the Lavoies received their certification. Photo supplied by CNA.
Some sailings between Quadra and Cortes islands were cancelled on Dec. 30, 2020. Campbell River Mirror file photo

High winds, sea state cause ferry cancellations between islands

Some sailings between Quadra and Cortes cancelled

Some sailings between Quadra and Cortes islands were cancelled on Dec. 30, 2020. Campbell River Mirror file photo
Volunteer Campbell River-affiliated group Youth Can 20/20 was one of the many social services groups at work this year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

COPING WITH COVID: Social services saw COVID-19 as an opportunity to come together for benefit of community

SPECIAL REPORT PT. 2:Mutual need broke down barriers between organizations this year

Volunteer Campbell River-affiliated group Youth Can 20/20 was one of the many social services groups at work this year. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
Firefighters Shawn Hall, Patrick Schiefele, Scott Kratzmann and Andy Michaluk take a socially-distanced break at the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

COPING WITH COVID: Staffing issues, long hours and limited mental health supports put strain on emergency workers

SPECIAL REPORT PT. 3: Firefighters and paramedics finding novel ways to deal with COVID-19 stress

Firefighters Shawn Hall, Patrick Schiefele, Scott Kratzmann and Andy Michaluk take a socially-distanced break at the Campbell River fire hall. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
A pond collecting water runoff from the existing Discovery Park landfill. The water is piped to a treatment facility on site. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell Riverites’ questions addressed in Discovery Park landfill newsletter

Next steps are to bring project before city council

A pond collecting water runoff from the existing Discovery Park landfill. The water is piped to a treatment facility on site. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror