Local News

Relief fund set up for Denman Island firefighter seriously injured in a fall

Deputy Fire Chief Rob Manering suffered a broken back, numerous other injuries

NIC expands higher level marine training options

In-person training will be offered at Campbell River, Port Alberni campuses

  • Sep 13, 2020

Smoky skies enveloping east area of central Vancouver Island

Wildfire smoke from U.S. leads to very high health risk rating on air quality health index

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

Homalco First Nation tourism business receives the ‘Authentic Indigenous’ badge

Homalco Wildlife and Cultural Tours joins list of businesses recognised by Indigenous Tourism B.C.

Smoky skies alert for north Vancouver Island

Smoke from fires in the western United States expected to reach north Vancouver Island this weekend

Winners of NexStream challenge to be announced Sept. 9

Categories for next year’s competition to be announced as winners crowned

  • Sep 11, 2020

COVID-19 measures delay removal of power lines along Highway 19A until 2021

Scheduling of BC Hydro crews required for the underground powerline work aren’t available this year

  • Sep 11, 2020

City of Campbell River slowly expands recreation opportunities

Increased cleaning requirements brings increased cost

COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Air Canada flight that landed in Victoria

Passengers on the flight should self-monitor for symptoms, says BCCDC

Special air quality statement in effect for Eastern Vancouver Island

Wildfire smoke rolling through Island’s south end for up to two days: Environment Canada

VIDEO: Drug houses are a plague on the community – RCMP

Media relations officer posts video calling for public help with “Crack Shacks”

Museum at Campbell River adapting to its new COVID reality

‘The museum will always be here, however the community needs us.’

‘Watch your speeds’ on highways says Campbell River fire chief

Department sees 43 per cent increase in incidents on Highways 28 and 19

Campbell River School District to explore more outdoor learning opportunities

Trustees interest in investing funds for outdoor classrooms and programs

Quadra fermenter wins $50K in NexStream Tech Challenge

Brandon Pirie with Wild Isle Ferments takes Wildcard category in first annual contest