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Sample ‘A Taste of Life on Quadra Island’ at a special dinner Saturday.

Heriot Bay Inn hosting a meal based upon the new cookbook

  • Oct 18, 2022
Brack Hanuse Corlett poses beside the Sisiutl design he painted on a sea can located beside Spirit Square in downtown Campbell River. Photo contributed

Spirit Square sea can mural creates opportunity to make connections

Design created by interdisciplinary artist hailing from the Wuikinuxv and Klahoose Nations

  • Oct 18, 2022
Brack Hanuse Corlett poses beside the Sisiutl design he painted on a sea can located beside Spirit Square in downtown Campbell River. Photo contributed
Aquarium curator Ricky Belanger assists Raisin the Octopus into her bucket for her voyage home. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror

‘Raisin’ the Octopus among several underwater creatures sent back into the ocean.

World Octopus Day celebrates the uniqueness and beauty of this incredible creature

Aquarium curator Ricky Belanger assists Raisin the Octopus into her bucket for her voyage home. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Spirit Fair will be held at the Willow Point Hall Oct. 22-23. METRO

Willow Point Hall hosts Campbell River Spirit Fair

Admission is free, and there will be door prizes each day

  • Oct 14, 2022
The Campbell River Spirit Fair will be held at the Willow Point Hall Oct. 22-23. METRO
Hollie Ha produces the podcast Holding Heritage and will be running companion episodes to the Campbell River Mirror/Welcoming Communities Coalition series. Photo contributed

Celebrating newcomer entrepreneurship

Dispelling myths, listening to the experiences of local business owners who settled in Campbell River

  • Oct 14, 2022
Hollie Ha produces the podcast Holding Heritage and will be running companion episodes to the Campbell River Mirror/Welcoming Communities Coalition series. Photo contributed
Campbell River Chef Jade Berg stars in the new series Chefs Vs. Wild, which was filmed on Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Hulu

Campbell River chef takes on the wild for Disney+ series

Four nights in the woods taught chef Jade Berg about ‘embracing the suck’

Campbell River Chef Jade Berg stars in the new series Chefs Vs. Wild, which was filmed on Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Hulu
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.

Pharmasave chooses Do Some Good to amplify local community giving and storytelling

Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities –…

  • Oct 12, 2022
Pharmasave stores across Western Canada are known for supporting local communities. Now they can now easily capture and share these impact stories through the unique tech-for-good platform, Do Some Good.
Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Pumpkin growing champion wins B.C. Giant Pumpkin weigh-off

Record holder submitted a small-for-him 1,676 lb. entry

Joanne and Trevor Halliday from Maple Ridge took second and third at the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Langley’s Krause Berry Farm on Saturday, Oct. 8. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Thanks to United Way BC donors, 2.5 million meals were provided to families and individuals in need last year by their 16 Regional Community Food Hubs and seven Food Recovery Organizations. United Way BC photo

United Way BC funding goes a long way in boosting local food security

It’s Friday, payday, and you need groceries. You’ve worked out the budget…

  • Oct 10, 2022
Thanks to United Way BC donors, 2.5 million meals were provided to families and individuals in need last year by their 16 Regional Community Food Hubs and seven Food Recovery Organizations. United Way BC photo
Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of wine and beer

Raise a glass in a toast to these popular beverages

Numerous beer varies are produced in British Columbia. Do you know which country leads the world in beer consumption? (Black Press file photo)
Island Health public forum was held in Chemainus Thursday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

No clear answer for keeping Chemainus Urgent Care Centre fully operational

Island Health addresses pressing concern in the community, but without a timeline

Island Health public forum was held in Chemainus Thursday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
One carved pumpkin gets the message across at the Pumpkins for Polio fundraising event put on last year by Rotary. Photo contributed
One carved pumpkin gets the message across at the Pumpkins for Polio fundraising event put on last year by Rotary. Photo contributed
Sea Cadet D.J. Swanson (centre) gets a little help with his knot tying from fellow cadets Lokwing Wong (left) and Mason Purdy at the LIFT volunteer fair at the Community Centre in 2019. The event showcased many community organizations in an effort to recruit volunteers. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Sea Cadet D.J. Swanson (centre) gets a little help with his knot tying from fellow cadets Lokwing Wong (left) and Mason Purdy at the LIFT volunteer fair at the Community Centre in 2019. The event showcased many community organizations in an effort to recruit volunteers. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Ucluelet Fire Chief and Tour de Rock rider Rick Geddes proposed to Donna Monteith at a fundraising event held at the Ucluelet Co-op on Saturday. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tour de Rock rider proposes to now-fiancé at Island cancer-fighting tour stop

Ucluelet Fire Chief Rick Geddes pops the question to Donna Monteith at fundraising event

Ucluelet Fire Chief and Tour de Rock rider Rick Geddes proposed to Donna Monteith at a fundraising event held at the Ucluelet Co-op on Saturday. (Andrew Bailey photo)
M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)

QUIZ: How much do you know about housing and homes?

In many communities, finding a place to buy or rent can be a challenge

M’akola Housing Society, through funding from BC Housing, will build a five storey affordable housing building at 603 Main Street in Penticton. (Rendering)
A black-headed grosbeak patient at the Mountainaire Avian rescue Society hospital. Photo supplied

MARS Moment: Change of seasons means an increase in migrating birds

As another hot summer makes way for autumn, the ever-reliable deciduous leaves…

  • Oct 2, 2022
A black-headed grosbeak patient at the Mountainaire Avian rescue Society hospital. Photo supplied
Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. man ‘will do everything’ to keep Terry Fox’s legacy alive

Bill Vigars, who was Fox’s publicist during historic Marathon of Hope, spoke at SFU Surrey

Members of the Surrey Beavers rugby association participate in the Cloverdale Terry Fox run in 2019. This year the run was held Sept. 18. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
School District 71 office

Vancouver Island school board trustee candidate distributing anti-SOGI material

A candidate for one of Courtenay’s two School District 71 trustee positions…

School District 71 office
The Georgina Falt Memorial Trophy and a photo of Georgina, whom the tournament is named after. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Having fun and raising money the bottom line of music trivia tournament

Alzheimer’s fundraiser a No. 1 hit with supporters from around the Island

The Georgina Falt Memorial Trophy and a photo of Georgina, whom the tournament is named after. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cecil Dawson share a story at his exhibition on display at the Museum called Standing in the Gap. Museum at Campbell River photo

Colonization was always about the land

A Look back into the History of the Campbell River Area – Museum at Campbell River

  • Sep 27, 2022
Cecil Dawson share a story at his exhibition on display at the Museum called Standing in the Gap. Museum at Campbell River photo
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