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The RBC Wealth Management team donated $1,000 to the BCSPCA – Campbell River Branch today to help the local branch and the animals that they care for. From left to right Scott Auramenko (RBC), Dawn Gibbons (RBC), Rebecca Crooks (RBC), Stephanie Arkwright (CRSPCA branch manager) and the cute kitty is Tiny currently available for adoption. Photo contributed

A ‘grand’ gesture of support for the SPCA

The RBC Wealth Management team donated $1,000 to the BCSPCA – Campbell…

  • Sep 17, 2021
Move for Melanoma raises awareness and funds for ocular melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers and will be held Sept. 25-26. Move for Melanoma/Twitter

Family team to throw axes for six hours to support member and other patients battling cancer

Move for Melanoma brings awareness of skin and ocular cancers and raise funds

  • Sep 17, 2021
KidStart is Campbell River’s only mentoring program and is one of the most rewarding, enjoyable and flexible volunteer experiences imaginable. Photo contributed

Kidstart celebrates 15 years of matching youths with volunteer mentors

Campbell River program one of the most rewarding, enjoyable and flexible volunteer experiences imaginable

  • Sep 15, 2021
Campbell River Bosley’s manager, Kat Zettler, and assistant manager Emily Fisher, presented a cheque for $6,031 to Brian Archer, director of Citadel Canine Society, as a result of their fundraising efforts. Citadel Canine Society trains and provides dogs to First Responders and New Military Vets that are dealing with issues of PTSD/OSI. Also pictured are the local team of Gord Hay and his BC Certified Service Dog, Boomer. Photo contributed

Donation boosts service dog training

Campbell River Bosley’s manager, Kat Zettler, and assistant manager Emily Fisher, presented…

  • Sep 15, 2021
Campbell River Bosley’s manager, Kat Zettler, and assistant manager Emily Fisher, presented a cheque for $6,031 to Brian Archer, director of Citadel Canine Society, as a result of their fundraising efforts. Citadel Canine Society trains and provides dogs to First Responders and New Military Vets that are dealing with issues of PTSD/OSI. Also pictured are the local team of Gord Hay and his BC Certified Service Dog, Boomer. Photo contributed
Bags of donated food line the hallway of the LDS Church in Campbell River Saturday after the 2019 BC Thanksgiving Food Drive collected them from driveways and other locations around town. this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive has been modified to encourage residents to donate irectly to their local food banks.Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Thanksgiving Food Drive returns in virtual format

British Columbians urged to donate funds or drop off food to local food banks

  • Sep 13, 2021
Bags of donated food line the hallway of the LDS Church in Campbell River Saturday after the 2019 BC Thanksgiving Food Drive collected them from driveways and other locations around town. this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive has been modified to encourage residents to donate irectly to their local food banks.Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
The Penelakut mini pitch will be painted by late spring 2022 to bring it to completion. (Submitted)

First mini soccer pitch for Indigenous children ready for play

Grand opening Monday marks a special occasion on Penelakut Island

The Penelakut mini pitch will be painted by late spring 2022 to bring it to completion. (Submitted)
UBC forest ecology professor and international bestselling author Suzanne Simard is this year’s Haig-Brown Lecture speaker. Photo courtesy Suzanne Simard
UBC forest ecology professor and international bestselling author Suzanne Simard is this year’s Haig-Brown Lecture speaker. Photo courtesy Suzanne Simard
Greenways Trust workers and Simms Streamkeepers teaming-up to create some new habitats for salmon fry. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Campbell River creek gets TLC from local ecology champions

Greenways Land Trust joins forces with Simms Streamkeepers to rehabilitate Simms Creek

Greenways Trust workers and Simms Streamkeepers teaming-up to create some new habitats for salmon fry. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
This years run will not have the fanfare of this pic from 2019, but organizers hope the fundraising zeal is just as high. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

Terry Fox Run coming to Campbell River on Sept. 19

Last year’s virtual run raised more than $17,000 locally

This years run will not have the fanfare of this pic from 2019, but organizers hope the fundraising zeal is just as high. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
Rev. Sarah Fanning, Campbell River United Church. Photo submitted

Campbell River United Church welcomes new minister

Campbell River United Church is facing the fall season with renewed faith…

  • Sep 9, 2021
Rev. Sarah Fanning, Campbell River United Church. Photo submitted
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North seeks volunteers for ReStores

Both Courtenay and Campbell River locations in need of manpower

Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North is looking for volunteers for both its Courtenay and Campbell River stores. Photo by Bonner Photography
Campbell Riverite Barry Watchorn captured this spectacular image of morning rowers on the Tyee Pool in Discovery Passage just off the mouth of the Campbell River on Friday, Sept. 4. Photo by Barry Watchorn

Sunrise on Campbell River’s Tyee Pool

Campbell Riverite Barry Watchorn captured this spectacular image of morning rowers on…

  • Sep 7, 2021
Campbell Riverite Barry Watchorn captured this spectacular image of morning rowers on the Tyee Pool in Discovery Passage just off the mouth of the Campbell River on Friday, Sept. 4. Photo by Barry Watchorn
Local mothers and other interested parties travelled to Victoria to voice their opinions to Highways Minister Phil Gaglardi. Campbell River Courier-Islander photo
Local mothers and other interested parties travelled to Victoria to voice their opinions to Highways Minister Phil Gaglardi. Campbell River Courier-Islander photo
Visitors to the North Island Cruisers Show n’ Shine checking out some classic rides in downtown Campbell River on Sept. 5, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

PHOTOS: Classic cars light up downtown at North Island Cruisers Show n’ Shine

Car nuts of all types line downtown streets in Campbell River

Visitors to the North Island Cruisers Show n’ Shine checking out some classic rides in downtown Campbell River on Sept. 5, 2021. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Bob Tonkin (l-r), Dave Bazowski, Doug Round, Bruce Murdock, Ron Perrin. Members of CR Daybreak Rotary and Courtenay Rotary Club provide cheque of derby proceeds to Simms Creek Stream Keeps. Submitted photo.

Daybreak Rotary Club of Campbell River wins fishing derby organized to support local fish habitats

Funds donated to Simms Creek Watershed group for habitat restoration work

  • Sep 3, 2021
Bob Tonkin (l-r), Dave Bazowski, Doug Round, Bruce Murdock, Ron Perrin. Members of CR Daybreak Rotary and Courtenay Rotary Club provide cheque of derby proceeds to Simms Creek Stream Keeps. Submitted photo.
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.

Local music teacher honoured for decades of work

Cindy Taylor recieves award for exemplary service advancing music teaching

  • Sep 3, 2021
Local music teacher Cindy Taylor (left) has won an award for her work furthering music education. Photo submitted.
Some residents held a counter-rally at the North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus Thursday afternoon, showing their support for health care workers. Photo supplied.

Counter-rally sends messages of thanks to Vancouver Island hospital workers

Residents hold support rally one day after COVID restrictions protest at Comox Valley hospital

Some residents held a counter-rally at the North Island Hospital Comox Valley campus Thursday afternoon, showing their support for health care workers. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Two-time heart transplant recipient Robbie Thompson, seen here with the family dog, Oreo, explains why mass vaccinations are important for immuno-compromised people like himself. Photo supplied.
Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied

Local man raising money to bring refugee family to Campbell River

Norbert Ntalintumire’s family has been in a refugee camp in Uganda for two years

Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied
Senior Guardian Watchman Gina Thomas of the Tlowitsis Nation will be one of three speakers at the first Art+Earth Festival Lecture, scheduled for Sept. 19 from 7-9 p.m. at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo by Serena Renner

First Art+Earth Lecture in Campbell River to look at old-growth forest solutions

It’s time to stop yelling at each other and start listening. That’s…

  • Sep 2, 2021
Senior Guardian Watchman Gina Thomas of the Tlowitsis Nation will be one of three speakers at the first Art+Earth Festival Lecture, scheduled for Sept. 19 from 7-9 p.m. at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo by Serena Renner