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The Campbell River Honda, North Island Nissan, Island Owl Mazda and Steve Marshall Ford have donated $5,000 to the Campbellton Neighbhourhood Association. Every dollar of this donation will be put directly into Campbellton Projects. Photo contributed

Car dealerships park big donation in Campbellton

To be put directly into Campbellton Neighbourhood Association projects

The City of Campbell River, Regional District of Mount Waddington (RDMW) and Strathcona Regional District (SRD) have launched a Labour Market Partnership project. Photo submitted

North Island local governments developing strategy to address labour market needs

Region’s economic landscape is shifting rapidly

  • Mar 17, 2023
NIC Motion Picture Crew students at Martini Studios in Langley. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

North Island students reeling in film training

Another crop of graduates complete practical training in film industry skills

  • Mar 9, 2023
In Campbell River, the benchmark price of a single-family home hit $679,200 in November, 2022, up one per cent from the previous year, according to the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward

Continuing inventory gains positive sign for New Year

In November, 244 single-family homes sold in the Vancouver Island Real Estate…

  • Dec 5, 2022
In Campbell River, the benchmark price of a single-family home hit $679,200 in November, 2022, up one per cent from the previous year, according to the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board. THE CANADIAN PRESS Jonathan Hayward
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
Werner Karsten shows one of the two turtlepod prototypes he brought with him for display at the Walk With Me event in Courtenay, on Nov. 26. The insulated, mobile  pods are intended to provide safe shelter for those experiencing homelessness. Photo by Terry Farrell
The 2022 Ignite award for Cleantech/Aquaculture/Advanced Materials, was presented by Innovate BC to Campbell River company Brown’s Bay Packaging for their efforts to create an alternative to traditional plastic wrapping. (Photo courtesy of Innovate BC)

Campbell River fish packaging company wins prestigious award for cleantech project

Browns Bay awarded $300,000 for solution to traditional packaging at 2022 Ignite Awards

The 2022 Ignite award for Cleantech/Aquaculture/Advanced Materials, was presented by Innovate BC to Campbell River company Brown’s Bay Packaging for their efforts to create an alternative to traditional plastic wrapping. (Photo courtesy of Innovate BC)
Incoming Grieg Seafood Managing Director Jennifer Woodland Photo courtesy of Grieg Seafood

Grieg Seafood names Jennifer Woodland new Managing Director

Woodland outlines First Nations reconciliation as top priority.

Incoming Grieg Seafood Managing Director Jennifer Woodland Photo courtesy of Grieg Seafood
Diane Steven latest novel completes the Lukia Family Saga Trilogy. Photo contributed

Local author’s ‘Lukia Trilogy’ concludes with latest novel

‘Paper Roses on Stony Mountain’ continues the story of immigrant family in depression era prairies

Diane Steven latest novel completes the Lukia Family Saga Trilogy. Photo contributed
A new home is displayed for sale, in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. After fuelling Canada's economy through the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate market is showing signs of weakness as home prices fall and bidding wars dissipate.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Calmer market conditions as summer draws to a close

Vancouver Island real estate inventory was up, and sales were down in…

  • Sep 2, 2022
A new home is displayed for sale, in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. After fuelling Canada's economy through the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate market is showing signs of weakness as home prices fall and bidding wars dissipate.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NTE Discovery Park, owners of the former Elk Falls pulp mill site in Campbell River, have entered into an agreement with CubicFarm Systems Corp. to build and operate food-producing modules. CubicFarm Systems Corp. photo
NTE Discovery Park, owners of the former Elk Falls pulp mill site in Campbell River, have entered into an agreement with CubicFarm Systems Corp. to build and operate food-producing modules. CubicFarm Systems Corp. photo
Shelter Point is offering free tastings of its award-winning whiskies for Father’s Day weekend. Contributed photo

Campbell River distillery offers free tastings for Father’s Day

Shelter Point is also providing discounts on its whiskies and spirits

Shelter Point is offering free tastings of its award-winning whiskies for Father’s Day weekend. Contributed photo
Dallas Smith lead a conference arguing for fish farming licences to be reissued at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror

BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences announces new Indigenous governance model

The BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences (BC CAHS) announced that in…

  • Jun 2, 2022
Dallas Smith lead a conference arguing for fish farming licences to be reissued at the Tidemark Theatre in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Ronan O’Doherty/Campbell River Mirror
Corina Jones (parachute rigger and part of the Fying High Manufacturing build team) jumps from a helicopter over Campbell River on Saturday, May 21. Contributed photo

Campbell River sky diving company tests out new gear

Rob MacNeill was one of the test jumpers for new parachute container

Corina Jones (parachute rigger and part of the Fying High Manufacturing build team) jumps from a helicopter over Campbell River on Saturday, May 21. Contributed photo
Matthijs Bruining, Branch Manager at RBC and Jim Brennan, Executive Director of IWC celebrate the creation of the Workplace Language and Culture Hub, a program that will provide newcomers with training for higher-level workplace language skills, soft skills and knowledge acquisition for the Canadian workplace. Photo supplied
Matthijs Bruining, Branch Manager at RBC and Jim Brennan, Executive Director of IWC celebrate the creation of the Workplace Language and Culture Hub, a program that will provide newcomers with training for higher-level workplace language skills, soft skills and knowledge acquisition for the Canadian workplace. Photo supplied
Glenda Gall has been the show manager of the Campbell River Spring Home and Wellness Show for nine years. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

PHOTOS: Spring Home and Wellness Show returns to Campbell River

Attendance down for first exhibit of its kind in the city since 2019

Glenda Gall has been the show manager of the Campbell River Spring Home and Wellness Show for nine years. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Shelter Point Smoke Point Whisky earned Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Submitted photo

Campbell River distillery earns pair of prizes at international competition

Shelter Point earned gold medals for its Single Malt and Smoke Point whiskies

Shelter Point Smoke Point Whisky earned Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Submitted photo
The City of Campbell River sits on the shore of Discovery Passage and is back by the mountains of central Vancouver Island and Strathcona Park.

City launches a new season of modern entrepreneur programming

Events on April 20 and 21 will focus on strategies for addressing staffing challenges

  • Apr 12, 2022
The City of Campbell River sits on the shore of Discovery Passage and is back by the mountains of central Vancouver Island and Strathcona Park.
21streetclub was dreamed up by a UVic student who dreams of helping art and design students earn money from their pieces while attending school. (Photo courtesy of Nelson Walusimbi)

University of Victoria student turns class project idea into full-blown fashion business

Website aims to help art and design students find platform to share, sell their fashion pieces

21streetclub was dreamed up by a UVic student who dreams of helping art and design students earn money from their pieces while attending school. (Photo courtesy of Nelson Walusimbi)
John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo

Many contractors interested in Campbell River dam upgrade project

BC Hydro took 30 companies on tour of project site as part of BC Bid process

John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo
Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh, of Campbell River Whale Watching, with Wayne Garton and Heike Garton, of Discovery Marine Safaris. Photo courtesy Campbell River Adventure Tours Group.

Two Campbell River whale watching companies announce merger

Campbell River Whale Watching and Discovery Marine Safaris competitors no longer

Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh, of Campbell River Whale Watching, with Wayne Garton and Heike Garton, of Discovery Marine Safaris. Photo courtesy Campbell River Adventure Tours Group.