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Campbell River property tax deadline approaching at end of month

Penalties begin to be applied as of Oct. 1

  • Sep 3, 2020

City of Campbell River publishes 2019 Annual Report

2017 and 2018 Annual Reports both won international awards

  • Sep 3, 2020

Rare green sturgeon sighted near Port Renfrew

‘It’s a pretty rare phenomenon,’ says Port Renfrew resident

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Quadra Logging Protest 2020
Pier Street Fire
Old growth logging protest in Campbell River
hydro-demolition

Stay vigilant on the roads during back to school: City of Campbell River

Kids may be even more distracted than usual this back-to-school season

  • Sep 3, 2020

‘It’s scary’: Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation identifies first COVID-19 case

After the First Nation member tested positive in Gold River, the community is being closely monitored for more cases

Tofino Bus to eliminate Campbell River – Port Hardy route

Low ridership, route’s financial hardship reasons for elimination

PHOTOS: North Island College prepares for return of some students this fall

Students asked to wear non-medical masks when they can’t physically distance on campus

  • Sep 2, 2020

Spreading overdose awareness through stories and empty purple chairs

Masters of Hope organized a remembrance gathering downtown on Aug.31 for more than 30 people who had lost loved ones to overdose

Campbell River is ‘booming’ says City’s development manager

The amount of upcoming properties may redeem the city’s reputation of having one of the worst rental vacancy records in B.C.

Air ambulance calls on Vancouver Island way down so far in 2020

Only 519 transports from Vancouver Island so far, compared to 1,107 total calls in 2019

Campbell River to get another electric vehicle charging station

Funds for the project coming from all levels of government

Suspect at large after man attacked with hammer in Campbell River

Campbell River RCMP were called to a report of a man being…

GoFundMe set up for family of woman killed in Ladysmith hit-and-run

35-year-old Katie Blogg of Ladysmith was killed in the August 29 hit-and-run

Noise complaint results in recovery of stolen property

A noise complaint made early on Sunday, Aug. 30 quickly led to…

Southern Vancouver Island’s old-growth protest enters fourth week counting three blockades

Provincial government’s silence ‘ominous’ and ‘worrisome’ say Port Renfrew protesters

Campbell River students to have three options for learning this year

Options include in-class learning, distributed learning and homeschooling

UPDATE: Suspect in Ladysmith hit and run plans to turn himself in to RCMP

The suspect is not currently in custody, and no charges have been laid

Man involved in fatal Ladysmith hit-and-run has been identified: RCMP

Suspect still at large, hasn’t been charged for crash that killed one woman