Campbell River

Specialized recreation program participant Dave Marsters enjoys Zumba before COVID-19. City of Campbell River photo

City thanks Grieg Seafood for ongoing specialized recreation program support

Even in a pandemic, recreation programs continue to provide safe connections, thanks…

  • Nov 27, 2020

 

Campbell River’s emergency crews are holding a holiday checkstop toy and donation drive on Dec. 5. File Photo

Campbell River emergency services to hold holiday charity checkstop

Unwrapped toys, non-perishable foods sought for donation drive

 

Bill and Jocelyn Reekie dancing at a Campbell River adult care event in 2014. Photo submitted

Dementia awareness project starting in Campbell River

Work has begun to develop greater dementia awareness and support in Campbell…

 

It’s not just fun and games for Campbell River Shriners – they’re the guys who drive the go-karts in the Canada Day Parade – they also provide care for children and families in need through donations and fundraisers. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

Shriners help out Maternity and Pediatric Department at Campbell River Hospital

The Campbell River Shrine Club recently made a special purchase of a…

  • Nov 27, 2020
It’s not just fun and games for Campbell River Shriners – they’re the guys who drive the go-karts in the Canada Day Parade – they also provide care for children and families in need through donations and fundraisers. File photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
“Scirocco” the unicorn, built collaboratively by CAP, Apex, Equinox, Gathering Place and Nexus program students under the guidance of artist Alex Witcombe of Drifted Creations, in its home in the middle of Robron Centre’s courtyard. SD72 photo

Building community at Campbell River’s Robron Centre one piece of driftwood at a time

Passing by the courtyard at Robron Centre one can’t help but stop…

  • Nov 27, 2020
“Scirocco” the unicorn, built collaboratively by CAP, Apex, Equinox, Gathering Place and Nexus program students under the guidance of artist Alex Witcombe of Drifted Creations, in its home in the middle of Robron Centre’s courtyard. SD72 photo
Windy conditions in Campbell River Nov. 27 made for some picturesque wave action at Ken Forde Park. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Campbell River region wakes up to windy day

The Campbell River area woke up to blustery conditions on Friday, Nov.…

Windy conditions in Campbell River Nov. 27 made for some picturesque wave action at Ken Forde Park. Photo by Alistair Taylor – Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo

Campbell River RCMP respond to weapons call on Robron Road

After hour-long containment, weapon determined to be BB gun

Campbell River RCMP. RCMP photo
Greenways Land Trust Executive Director Cynthia Bendickson points out one particular area of concern within the Baikie Island Nature Reserve that hasn’t benefitted from replanting efforts due to soil compaction and pollution from its days as a log sort. File Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror

Greenways Land Trust gets $275K for restoration work on Baikie Island

Two-year project will start with the development of a 10-year plan for the area

Greenways Land Trust Executive Director Cynthia Bendickson points out one particular area of concern within the Baikie Island Nature Reserve that hasn’t benefitted from replanting efforts due to soil compaction and pollution from its days as a log sort. File Photo by Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror
Lucilla Girotto will be using her Campbell River Community Foundation Small Neighbourhood Grant to purchase used books from the Museum at Campbell River and making curated boxes of them for whoever asks for one. Photo submitted

Who wants a box of books and treats?

Lucilla Girotto will use her Neighbourhood Small Grant to give out used books from museum collection

Lucilla Girotto will be using her Campbell River Community Foundation Small Neighbourhood Grant to purchase used books from the Museum at Campbell River and making curated boxes of them for whoever asks for one. Photo submitted
From left: Timberline Governor General recipient Chris James and Carihi Governor General recipient Riley Sutherland. Photo contributed

Campbell River school district celebrates top academic graduates

Carihi graduate, Riley Sutherland, and Timberline Secondary graduate, Chris James, are the…

  • Nov 26, 2020
From left: Timberline Governor General recipient Chris James and Carihi Governor General recipient Riley Sutherland. Photo contributed
Campbell River city council recently held a roundtable meeting with leaders from the aquaculture and forestry industries to discuss how they can be part of a post-COVID economic recovery in the region.

Campbell River city council holds roundtable on aquaculture, forestry

Will go forward with quarterly meetings involving industry leaders to address issues in the sectors

Campbell River city council recently held a roundtable meeting with leaders from the aquaculture and forestry industries to discuss how they can be part of a post-COVID economic recovery in the region.
The Campbell River Community Foundation is holding a ‘Hug in a Box’ event on Dec. 20. Photo supplied by Campbell River Community Foundation
The Campbell River Community Foundation is holding a ‘Hug in a Box’ event on Dec. 20. Photo supplied by Campbell River Community Foundation
LETTERS

No one suggested saying no to a new library

Re: City should consider “fresh alternative” to library plan – Campbell River…

  • Nov 25, 2020
LETTERS
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

You can have excuses, or success, but not both

By James Durand When I raced moto-x I was taught this lesson…

  • Nov 25, 2020
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP

RCMP seize guns, drugs in Black Creek traffic stop

Two arrested in connection with incident

Two of the weapons seized in a Nov. 8 traffic stop in Black Creek. Photo supplied by RCMP
Santa sits down for a good North Island read. Museum at Campbell River photo

T’was the wreck of the Northwestern

By Jemima Hamilton: Heritage Interpreter, Museum at Campbell River T’was December 14th…

  • Nov 25, 2020
Santa sits down for a good North Island read. Museum at Campbell River photo
LETTERS

There must be some room for a second look

In response to Dan Samson’s letter of Nov. 4, I wish to…

  • Nov 25, 2020
LETTERS
The Island Aurora arrived in Port McNeill on Sunday, June 14. (Gaby Wickstrom Facebook photo)

BC Ferries to trial two-ship service on Campbell River – Quadra Island route

BC Ferries’ newest vessel, Island Aurora, will sail on the Campbell River…

  • Nov 25, 2020
The Island Aurora arrived in Port McNeill on Sunday, June 14. (Gaby Wickstrom Facebook photo)
Now is the best time for crabbing for Ron Fife. Photo by Heather Stratton

Few anglers out on the water fishing Discovery Passage

Just last week, looking at Quadra Island from a residence in Campbell…

  • Nov 25, 2020
Now is the best time for crabbing for Ron Fife. Photo by Heather Stratton
Group physical activities have been suspended at Campbell River facilities. File photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror.

Group physical activities suspended at Campbell River sports facilities

Classes and programs suspended at Strathcona Gardens, Sportsplex and Community Centre

Group physical activities have been suspended at Campbell River facilities. File photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror.