Mike Davies

Brighter Day, a youth-led initiative based out of Volunteer Campbell River, is looking to connect seniors and youth with a new pen pal program to help make everyone more connected during this socially-distanced time. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

New pen-pal program looks to connect seniors and youth in Campbell River

Hope is to ‘make both parties feel less isolated through these challenging times’

Brighter Day, a youth-led initiative based out of Volunteer Campbell River, is looking to connect seniors and youth with a new pen pal program to help make everyone more connected during this socially-distanced time. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Arts Council Executive Director Ken Blackburn was one of a dozen or so divers who took part in the McIvor Lake cleanup day put on by the Campbell River Tide Rippers dive club Oct. 4. Photo courtesy Campbell River Tide Rippers

Campbell River dive club takes 200kg of trash out of McIvor Lake

‘Sometimes we come across things that make you wonder what people were thinking’

Campbell River Arts Council Executive Director Ken Blackburn was one of a dozen or so divers who took part in the McIvor Lake cleanup day put on by the Campbell River Tide Rippers dive club Oct. 4. Photo courtesy Campbell River Tide Rippers
The forestry industry was one of the major topics of discussion at the Oct. 13 All-Candidates Forum at the Tidemark Theatre. Black Press File Photo

Election 2020: North Island candidates give their views on supporting forestry

Different answers to the problems affecting the economic stability of region’s largest industry

The forestry industry was one of the major topics of discussion at the Oct. 13 All-Candidates Forum at the Tidemark Theatre. Black Press File Photo
A pair of students take part in the Greenways Land Trust Junior Streamkeeper program last year. This year’s programs look a little different, but Greenways is happy to still be involved in the education of local children however they’re needed. Photo supplied by Greenways Land Trust

Greenways continues work with school groups in Campbell River despite pandemic

Environmental group has concerns with possible loss of volunteers, however

A pair of students take part in the Greenways Land Trust Junior Streamkeeper program last year. This year’s programs look a little different, but Greenways is happy to still be involved in the education of local children however they’re needed. Photo supplied by Greenways Land Trust
Michele Babchuk (BC NDP), Norm Facey (BC Liberal), Alexandra Morton (BC Green) and John Twigg (Conservative) took to the Tidemark Theatre stage Oct. 13 to introduce themselves to the communities they’re looking to represent and have their say on some of the questions that matter to local constituents. (Screenshot from Live Stream)

North Island candidates take the Tidemark stage for sole Campbell River forum

The seats of the theatre were empty, but many watched live on CR Mirror’s Facebook page

Michele Babchuk (BC NDP), Norm Facey (BC Liberal), Alexandra Morton (BC Green) and John Twigg (Conservative) took to the Tidemark Theatre stage Oct. 13 to introduce themselves to the communities they’re looking to represent and have their say on some of the questions that matter to local constituents. (Screenshot from Live Stream)
A crew from Seymour Pacific works on installing rebar into the foundation form for the entrance feature on the grassy meridian entering Campbellton as construction gets underway. The foundation will hold a 25-foot pedestal with a Beaver floatplane perched on top. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Construction underway on floatplane feature in north Campbell River

Entrance feature will be a Beaver floatplane atop a 25-foot pedestal

A crew from Seymour Pacific works on installing rebar into the foundation form for the entrance feature on the grassy meridian entering Campbellton as construction gets underway. The foundation will hold a 25-foot pedestal with a Beaver floatplane perched on top. Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

North Island All-Candidates Forum scheduled for tonight

Event will be livestreamed on Campbell River Mirror’s Facebook Page

City of Campbell River grants extension to temporary expanded food service areas

City will also fast-track new permit applications from businesses who wish to expand operations

Carol Chapman named Campbell River’s 2020 Hero of the Year

Annual Local Heroes celebration looked a little different its third time around

City of Campbell River’s Rising Seas Project nets two more awards

‘These awards demonstrate how local governments connect local needs and local solutions,’ mayor says.

Round two of NexStream Tech Challenge now open for applications

Quadra fermenter wins $50K in first iteration of the contest

Cortes Island band reinvents itself for the COVID-19 world

‘We had to revisit how this whole thing was going to be sustainable’

City of Campbell River cancels annual Halloween fireworks display

Popular event would gather too many people in one place, city says

Virtual Golf Tournament to help Firefighters’ Burn Fund

Book a bay at Velocity in October to help raise money for charity

Quadra Golf weathers global pandemic with ‘different’ season

General manager and head pro says, despite challenges, the non-profit has done okay this year

Neighbours concerned about proposed apartment complex on Island Highway

City says it’s early in the process, still, and residents will ‘absolutely’ have their concerns heard

City Council asks staff for updates on heron protection initiatives

Great Blue Heron Society wants to know where previously-planned steps sit during COVID-19 cutbacks

Cermaq hooks Campbell River Art Gallery up with new computers

‘You really can’t be operating in today’s digital space with dated technology,’ says grateful director

City of Campbell River adopts Housing Needs Report but not the recommendations

‘A report is only as good as the data upon which it is based’

Campbell River Art Gallery taps Sara Lopez Assu for top job

‘We needed a strong leader, and we felt she was the right fit,’ says board chair Darren Larose