Local News

Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

Campbell River School District one of two on the Island to offer summer school

Nearly 500 students took part in summer school offerings this year despite pandemic

How the pandemic ushered in a marketing evolution at a B.C. aquaculture firm

For Grieg Seafood BC it meant pivoting fish to parallel markets without halting production

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

Campbell River to get new $14-million library

Costs shared by regional library jurisdictions, not paid for by Campbell River taxpayers alone

  • Sep 16, 2020

City of Campbell River adopts Housing Needs Report but not the recommendations

‘A report is only as good as the data upon which it is based’

Vancouver Island MP and Minister Garneau exchange letters on BC Ferries safety regulations

MP Blaney asks minister Garneau to explain to British Columbians the ‘reasoning’ behind ferry passengers being banned from lower car decks

Elk remains dumped at side of logging road near Campbell River

Location is commonly used to dump trash and animal remains

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’

Port Renfrew blockade continues as protesters want Fairy Creek Watershed included in deferral areas

School board not consulted on Dogwood supportive housing project: chairperson

Board discussed letters received at meeting, but won’t take any action

Campbell River School District monitoring adverse air quality from wildfire smoke

Schools will be closing exterior doors and windows, keeping students inside

Campbell River sushi restaurant hit by fire Sunday night

Fire contained to second floor of downtown building

RCMP: Schools and playgrounds are back in full swing so it’s time to slow down

Most school zones are marked for 30km/hr which applies from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday to Friday

  • Sep 14, 2020

New NIC course focuses on presentation skills for future teachers

Education 101 will be delivered digitally

  • Sep 14, 2020

Smoky skies expected to continue throughout Monday

Some rain in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow