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Isolated B.C. First Nation seeks further seclusion in response to COVID-19

Accessible only by air or water, no one can get in or out of Kyuquot without First Nation’s permission

Vancouver Island wilderness tourism operator optimistic despite business dip

Christine Clarke, a Strathcona tourism operator, believes that people will want to ‘connect’ and come back to nature to ‘heal’ post COVID-19

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School Board approves use of unrestricted reserves up to $840,000

Board is in a very good financial position to handle possible surprises, secretary-treasurer says

NIC’s Digital Design and Development grad showcase goes online

Normally, grads would show their work at an open house

  • May 4, 2020

NIC marine training goes digital

Live video techonolgy will be used daily to connect with instructors

  • May 3, 2020

Tahsis to improve transportation service for senior residents

A shuttle service might be the solution for a predominantly senior population to access health facilities out of town

Council endorses plans to save costs and avoid a deficit in light of COVID-19

At its April 27 meeting, Campbell River city council endorsed a range…

  • May 2, 2020

Campbell River fire victims’ emergency accommodations extended to May 31

BC Housing covers cost of staying in downtown hotel to give more time to find permanent housing

Huge puddle accumulates at Highway 19A construction site

Construction zone is on Campbell River arterial road

Wet’suwet’en elected chiefs call for withdrawal of ‘premature’ agreement on rights and title

The elected chiefs claim negotiation process ignored them and many clan members

Read Islanders might buy a forest for the third time

After ‘Lot 302’, the Surge Narrows Community Association looks ahead to purchase more forest area to conserve

Campbell River Mayor says “keep up your guard against COVID-19 until we hear otherwise”

Until the provincial health officer says otherwise, Campbell River must remain as…

  • May 1, 2020

Coast Guard to follow COVID-19 protocols when seasonal operations in Nootka Sound commence

The Inshore Rescue Boat Program will begin search and rescue services between May to September

Four classrooms added to Campbell River elementary, middle schools

Southgate, Phoenix, Ripple Rock and Sandowne each growing by one class this fall

Zeballos reopens landfill after a month long closure

The landfill will be open for limited hours once a week, on Saturdays

Sayward appoints new acting mayor amidst COVID-19

Councillor Bill Ives takes over as the acting mayor and moves forward with signing off on budget

Gold River mail flight connects remote west coast communites with supplies

With tourism slashed, Air Nootka’s floatplanes fly essentail supplies to communites

BC Hydro, Chamber of Commerce launch job website for Campbell River dam projects

Site will be one-stop centre for local businesses and job seekers

  • Apr 29, 2020