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Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm debut orange jerseys for National Day for Truth and reconciliation

First Nation ownership of the team acknowledges importance of the day

Sporting the Campbell River Storm’s new third jersey that commemorates National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Day are two Storm players of First Nations heritage, Wyatt Dumont (left) and Brady Estabrook. The duo and their teammates will be wearing the jerseys on Friday, Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Port Hardy raised $16,000 for Tour de Rock this year. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock ride kicks off in the North Island

RCMP Cst. Kyle Dornan had half of his head shaved and was given a $16,000 cheque

Port Hardy raised $16,000 for Tour de Rock this year. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
Bronwyn Kerr wears Janis Guthy’s Pink Explosion during a bonus performance at the 2019 Wearable Art Fashion Show at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror

Wearable Art Show returns with with extravagant flair

Spectacular gala night of creativity helps support the local art scene

Bronwyn Kerr wears Janis Guthy’s Pink Explosion during a bonus performance at the 2019 Wearable Art Fashion Show at the Tidemark Theatre. Photo by Marissa Tiel/ Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River elderCollege is offering a slate of single-day or short-run lecture series on a variety of topics. Image: contributed

Campbell River ElderCollege offers in-person courses

Members of Campbell River ElderCollege will be back in class this fall…

  • Sep 22, 2022
Campbell River elderCollege is offering a slate of single-day or short-run lecture series on a variety of topics. Image: contributed
Veronica Carroll, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island CEO, said there’s no better reason to indulge in a sweet treat with proceeds going to Jeneece Place. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Smile cookie week helps families staying in Greater Victoria while receiving medical care

All proceeds from the sale of smile cookies at participating Tim Hortons to support Jeneece Place

Veronica Carroll, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island CEO, said there’s no better reason to indulge in a sweet treat with proceeds going to Jeneece Place. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Cim MacDonald’s Rotary Club mural on the Rotary bunker. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Unveiling tour showcases newest Chemainus murals and sculptures since 2020

Everyone invited for walking tour to see and hear about the latest additions

Cim MacDonald’s Rotary Club mural on the Rotary bunker. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A young participant in Campbell River’s Terry Fox Run signs a poster of condolence at the run’s starting point at Frank James Park on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Terry Fox Run keeps the spirit alive

Campbell River’s version of the run another success

A young participant in Campbell River’s Terry Fox Run signs a poster of condolence at the run’s starting point at Frank James Park on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.

Changing lives: All youth deserve the chance to reach their potential.

Youth Futures Education Fund and United Way BC help former youth in care follow their dreams

  • Sep 19, 2022
Elanis is following her dream of becoming a social worker. The Youth Futures Education Fund, supported by United Way BC, helps cover expenses like food, textbooks, counselling, and transportation, allowing former youth in care to survive while focusing on their studies.
Campbell River’s Maritime Heritage Centre has embarked on a new era with the hiring of a new executive director, Erika Anderson (left), and a new assistant manager, Sheri Hayward. Photo submitted

New faces at the Maritime Heritage Centre

Changes are coming to Campbell River’s Maritime Heritage Centre. A new executive…

  • Sep 16, 2022
Campbell River’s Maritime Heritage Centre has embarked on a new era with the hiring of a new executive director, Erika Anderson (left), and a new assistant manager, Sheri Hayward. Photo submitted
The Campbell River Hospice Society, located at 440 Evergreen Road, is open to anyone who needs it. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Celebrating five years of the Campbell River Hospice Care Centre

Building has improved service delivery for everything from end-of-life care to bereavement therapies

The Campbell River Hospice Society, located at 440 Evergreen Road, is open to anyone who needs it. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The Rotary Seawalk's most recent phase was part of the Rockland Road roundabout upgrade. Photo By Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

How a narrow strip of land became one of the most admired waterfronts on Vancouver Island

The Rotary Seawalk started out as an international youth project to build a trail

  • Sep 13, 2022
The Rotary Seawalk's most recent phase was part of the Rockland Road roundabout upgrade. Photo By Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about grandparents?

The second Sunday of September is National Grandparents Day in Canada

Do you know where the Granny Smith apple originated? (Pixabay.com)
Jody Wilson-Raybould has been named the 2022 recipient to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement. Photo supplied

Jody Wilson-Raybould the latest inductee to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

The Comox Valley Walk of Achievement committee is pleased to announce the…

Jody Wilson-Raybould has been named the 2022 recipient to the Comox Valley Walk of Achievement. Photo supplied
The 12th Annual Vancouver Island Motorcycle Ride to Live is set to get underway, Sept. 11. (VI Westcoast Ride to Live Facebook photo)

12th-annual Ride to Live set to rev up on Vancouver Island

Westcoast Motorcycle event is a fundraiser for the Island Prostate Centre

The 12th Annual Vancouver Island Motorcycle Ride to Live is set to get underway, Sept. 11. (VI Westcoast Ride to Live Facebook photo)
Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)

PODCAST UPDATE: Bert terHart is paddling, portaging across Canada

TODAY IN B.C.: Adventurer is ahead of schedule to reach the Atlantic Ocean

Bert terHart. (Submitted photo)
On Saturday, Sept.17 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. GORDY’S COOKIN’ FOR KIDS in Dodd’s parking lot at 835-12th Avenue. Photo contributed

Gordy’s cookin’ for kids at Gordy Dodd’s Tour de Rock Charity Barbecue

Dodd’s Furniture & Mattress salutes all First Responders and local heroes gearing…

  • Sep 6, 2022
On Saturday, Sept.17 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. GORDY’S COOKIN’ FOR KIDS in Dodd’s parking lot at 835-12th Avenue. Photo contributed
Island Cookery III wil launch its second edition on Sept. 11 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Harvest Event at the Credit Union building in Quathiaski Cove. Photo by Vince Kehn

Quadra cookbook sells out; launching second edition

Popular publication raising funds for the Quadra Island Children’s Centre

  • Sep 6, 2022
Island Cookery III wil launch its second edition on Sept. 11 from 3 - 6 p.m. at the Harvest Event at the Credit Union building in Quathiaski Cove. Photo by Vince Kehn
Participants take off from the start of the last in-person Terry Fox Run in Campbell River on Sept. 15, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

In-person Terry Fox Run back this year

Run starts at Frank James Park on Sept. 18

Participants take off from the start of the last in-person Terry Fox Run in Campbell River on Sept. 15, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Art Gallery (CRAG) is busy preparing for their bi-annual fundraiser gala, which will take place on Sept. 24 6 - 11 p.m. at Maritime Heritage Center. Photo contributed

Campbell River Art Gallery hosts an evening of Elegance, Art and Commemoration

Campbell River Art Gallery offers red carpet experience at 2022 gala: haute couture, haute cuisine

  • Sep 6, 2022
The Campbell River Art Gallery (CRAG) is busy preparing for their bi-annual fundraiser gala, which will take place on Sept. 24 6 - 11 p.m. at Maritime Heritage Center. Photo contributed
Lori Hirst of the Campbell River & North Island Transition Society (left) and Stevie Turley, owner of La Tee Da Lingerie Boutique, encourage everybody to help out with the return of the annual Bra Drive. Photo contributed

Open your top drawer and your heart for women in need

Annual Bra Drive is back after a two-year hiatus and will run through the month of September

  • Sep 5, 2022
Lori Hirst of the Campbell River & North Island Transition Society (left) and Stevie Turley, owner of La Tee Da Lingerie Boutique, encourage everybody to help out with the return of the annual Bra Drive. Photo contributed
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