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Strathcona Regional District considers cannabis regulations for Area B and C

Region has already received requests about production and retail sales in electoral areas

Drought fears high, Cowichan Lake already at August lows

Officials asking for early storage measures with lake just 40 per cent full

City of Campbell River to host workshop on sea level rise

City is seeking feedback on community values related to sea level rise adaptation

  • Mar 8, 2019
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Derelict home demolished for social housing in Campbell River
Fire engulfs Salmon Point Pub
Ready Renaissance trains future international distaster response teams

Group urges City of Campbell River to protect heron rookery

The BC Great Blue Heron Society (BCGHS) and some Twillingate Road-area residents…

Errington farmer receives death threats after two dogs shot, killed on her property

Woman says huskies were shot after entering her yard and attacking a goat

UPDATE: Police treating Salmon Point pub fire as ‘suspicious’

Blaze traced to origin but cause remains unknown, says fire chief

Two-vehicle accident blocks Campbell River intersection

Access to Dogwood Street from Hilchey Road was blocked this afternoon because…

Campbell River could be home to the second government cannabis store, first on the Island

‘We’ll be opening three more at about the same time, and this will be one of the three’

Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk

RCMP seek witnesses, dash cam footage after Nanaimo incident sends 17-year-old to Victoria hospital

Vancouver Island schools to see more than $15 million in upgrades

Province announces $206 million for B.C. school upgrades

Your morning news headlines and weather

Yeah….pretty cold still in the morning.

New Democrat and Tory politicians from North Island weigh in on SNC-Lavalin affair

NDP MP Rachel Blaney and Conservative candidate Shelley Downey echo party leaders

Emergency vehicles at the airport this afternoon are just there for a test exercise

Exercise is based on an inbound flight to Campbell River requires evacuation

Blaney hopes DFO will listen to the locals on chinook fishery issue

Feds considering lowering the rentention rate of chinook salmon to zero for four months this summer

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

Repair work for Campbell River boat ramp walkway to begin this week

Plans to modify and maintain the Big Rock Boat Ramp’s breakwater walkway…

  • Mar 5, 2019

Campbell River’s Canyon View Trail loop to temporarily close

Starting April 1 until, potentially August, walkers and runners will no longer…

  • Mar 5, 2019

Clearing trend today followed by a chance of snow flurries or showers mid-week in the Campbell River area

Good morning everyone. Environment Canada says we can expect a mainly cloudy…

Salmon Point patrons lament loss of gathering place destroyed by flames

Cause of fire remains unknown, says Oyster River fire chief