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RCMP investigation underway under Tamarac Street

Campbell River RCMP is conducting an investigation under Tamarac Street in Campbell…

First fall storm approaching Campbell River

The area is under a special weather statement for expected wind and rain

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Campbell River fish farm protest 2020
Quadra Logging Protest 2020
Pier Street Fire
Old growth logging protest in Campbell River

BC Timber Sales’ operations on the North Island and Central Coast to be audited

The Forest Practices Board randomly chose the region to check for compliance to legislation

Babchuk nominated as NDP candidate

Seeks to replace outgoing MLA Claire Trevena

Mount Washington to open Dec. 4 with COVID-19 protocols in place

Reservations for some services, face coverings will be required

Strathcona Gardens main pool to re-open to some guests Sept. 21

Leisure pool, hot tub, steam rooms and waterslide remain closed

  • Sep 19, 2020

Quadra Island adds voice to provincial old growth protest

Demonstrators and phoning campaign put pressure on provincial government

Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities

Province announces milestone in Childcare BC plan

Campbell River RCMP describe violent incident as ‘disturbing event’

Skatepark incident described by RCMP as ‘violence for violence[’s] sake’

  • Sep 18, 2020

North Island area timber supply under review

Review will inform annual cut for the next ten years

Emaciated grizzly found dead on central B.C. coast as low salmon count sparks concern

Grizzly was found on Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw territory in Smith Inlet, 60K north of Port Hardy

Campbell River homelessness groups prepare for winter in a pandemic

Winter presents unique challenges to people experiencing homelessness this year

Construction starting on supportive housing at 580 Dogwood Street

The project is expected to be completed and ready to welcome residents early in the new year.

  • Sep 17, 2020

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

The secret life of tadpoles

Vancouver Island photographer Maxwel Hohn’s documentary traces the ‘big little migration’ of western toad tadpoles

Another Sayward councillor resigns ahead of November byelection

Council will be able to maintain quorum till byelection is held, says Municipal Affairs Minister Robinson’s office

Zeballos old landfill to close mostly by 2023: CSWM engineer

Waste will be transferred to a newly engineered facility in Cumberland