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North Island-Powell River Greens hope to keep the momentum going at AGM

North Island-Powell River Greens hope the May 6 Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election win by…

  • Jun 17, 2019

Campbell River teen on the mend a year later

Jonah Shankar’s treatment for brain tumour involved trips to UK

Monkey spotted on late-night jaunt in Campbell River

Conservation officers also apparently looking for cougar in the area

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Break-in at Indigenous art store in Campbell River
Video shows wolf swimming ashore in Campbell River
Parents Legal Centre to support families facing child removal
Firefighters stop blaze from spreading at Saratoga Speedway

Community profiles show social determinants of health

Reports depict life in Campbell River and other Strathcona communities

‘Free Willy’ bill to end whale captivity supported by MP Blaney

Blaney says law would have died without efforts by New Democrat MPs

As sea levels rise, Campbell River considers raised buildings and roads, extended breakwaters

City planning for one-metre sea level rise by 2100 amid human-caused climate change

New traffic lights, left turn signals for improved safety at downtown Campbell River intersection

Drivers will have to endure some disruption for the next four weeks…

  • Jun 13, 2019

Cortes Island director hopeful life in community can resume

Civil case against Noba Anderson was dropped in Supreme Court earlier this week

Jubilee Heights developers want larger grocery store for south end of Campbell River

Some members of council, at least, think that would prove detrimental to downtown

Police make arrests of a string of alleged drug dealers and ‘prolific offenders’ in Campbell River

Surrey Uniform Gang Task Force join forces with Campbell River RCMP

  • Jun 12, 2019

Pollutants in Campbell River creek cause juvenile salmon kill

Incident heightens need for awareness of what’s dumped into watershed

Campbell River announces new district principal of Indigenous Education

Debra Martel comes to the school district from University of British Columbia

  • Jun 11, 2019

Proposed Campbell River beautification grants awaiting public feedback

Campbellton, Willow Point, Pier Street and downtown look for money to spruce themselves up

GoFundMe launched after tools stolen from Campbell River Head Injury Support Society

Group asking for help following third break-and-enter in 12 months

Strathcona Regional District looks at water feasibility study on Quadra Island

Regional district will also be applying for funding to help with study for Quathiaski area

Petitioners concede no conflict against Strathcona Regional District director

Case had brought several Cortes Island issues to a halt at regional district since January

UPDATE: Crews continue to battle Read Island wildfire

Fire burning in dense forest and mountainous terrain

Strathcona Regional District holds off on Gorge aquaculture response for now

Staff will prepare a report to go to committee before responding to residents’ correspondence

Read Island fire now over 30 hectares in size

‘It’ll be a while to get this fire under control’