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Giving a cyclist a new helmet for Christmas says you care about their functioning brain and how good the look. (Pixabay)

A cyclist’s Christmas

An early Merry Christmas to you all! This time of year prompts…

  • Dec 1, 2021

 

The Campbell River and North Island Transition Society (CRNITS) is encouraging community members to gather at the Spirit Square at noon on Monday, Dec. 6 to take part in a vigil to honour the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. (File photo)

Vigil at Spirit Square Monday, Dec 6 honours National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

The Campbell River and North Island Transition Society (CRNITS) is encouraging community…

  • Dec 1, 2021

 

Fly tying for beginners returns to the Campbell River seniors centre. Don Daniels photo

Fly-tying for beginners resumes in Campbell River

By Don Daniels Looking back at my fishing calendar, all the way…

  • Dec 1, 2021

 

Gavin Day unloads a couple of bags of squash to be sorted into delivery bags. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Importance of local food taught through school fundraiser

Ecole Willow Point Elementary gets delivery of fresh vegetables for fundraiser

Gavin Day unloads a couple of bags of squash to be sorted into delivery bags. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)

Fraudsters mimic Canada Post in email scam

The email claims Canada Post has a parcel held in your name

Quadra Island RCMP received a report on Nov. 30 from a concerned citizen regarding an email that supposedly came from Canada Post. (Pixabay)
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted

Love where you live

By James Durand I have two questions. Is this ever going to…

  • Dec 1, 2021
The only retiring Swicked Cycles owner James Durand expects he'll do is retiring customers' bikes. Photo submitted
Dawn Pomponio, President of the Campbell River Perinatal Society is pictured donating $61252.75 to Deborah Koster of Campbell River Family Services Society Baby’s Best Chance pregnancy outreach program in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River Perinatal Society

Perinatal Society closing its doors before they even open

Housing prices made New Dawn House idea too expensive

Dawn Pomponio, President of the Campbell River Perinatal Society is pictured donating $61252.75 to Deborah Koster of Campbell River Family Services Society Baby’s Best Chance pregnancy outreach program in Campbell River. Photo supplied by Campbell River Perinatal Society
Campbell River Dog Fanciers Sociery supports the Knights of Columbus Community Hamper Fund every year with a donation. This year, club rep Cathy Merrithew and “Gina” presented them with a $400 donation. Photo provided

Campbell River Christmas Hampers donations flood in but deadline for application looms

The Hamper Fund Donation office near Spinners in the Discovery Harbour Shopping…

  • Nov 30, 2021
Campbell River Dog Fanciers Sociery supports the Knights of Columbus Community Hamper Fund every year with a donation. This year, club rep Cathy Merrithew and “Gina” presented them with a $400 donation. Photo provided
The Bowen Queen pulls away from the Crofton dock and heads towards Salt Spring Island. The Bowen Queen will be taking over the Quadra Island/Campbell River route for the week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Bowen Queen pulls away from the Crofton dock and heads towards Salt Spring Island. The Bowen Queen will be taking over the Quadra Island/Campbell River route for the week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cycling should be considered a fundamental mode of transportation, more than just a way to recreate, said Cycling Advocacy Committee member John Elson, in a Nov. 15 city council meeting. (File photo/ Black Press Media)

City defers cycling infrastructure decisions to transportation plan update

Cycling advocacy committee asks city to increase infrastructure funding

Cycling should be considered a fundamental mode of transportation, more than just a way to recreate, said Cycling Advocacy Committee member John Elson, in a Nov. 15 city council meeting. (File photo/ Black Press Media)
MLA Michele Babchuck (left) listens to Carl Sweet, director of the BC Forestry Alliance, backed by participants of a rally held in support of the forestry industry in downtown Campbell River on Nov. 29. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

VIDEO: Rally in support of forestry industry held in downtown Campbell River

Participants say old growth deferrals will not only hurt industry but also families and communities

MLA Michele Babchuck (left) listens to Carl Sweet, director of the BC Forestry Alliance, backed by participants of a rally held in support of the forestry industry in downtown Campbell River on Nov. 29. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Alice (left) and Laura Selby get their photo taken with Santa. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

PHOTOS: Things get holly and jolly at Toy and Craft Fair

Event kicking of holiday season in Campbell River

Alice (left) and Laura Selby get their photo taken with Santa. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams signs on to the protocol with IWC executive director Jim Brennan. Photo courtesy IWC

Immigrant Welcome Centre updates racism response framework

Response protocol provides tools to respond to hate-motivated incidents

Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams signs on to the protocol with IWC executive director Jim Brennan. Photo courtesy IWC
Increased isolation means abuse often goes unreported. File photo.

New program aims to help survivors of recent sexual violence

Confidential services being offered to encourage more victims come forward

Increased isolation means abuse often goes unreported. File photo.
The 2020 community chain. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Create community connection, one link at a time

Community Chain program extended to whole city for second year

The 2020 community chain. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD emergency program provides mutual aid to Cowichan Valley

ESS volunteers, SRD staff assisted with flood recovery, supported displaced families

Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD
Piano student Michael Robert can add the Keen/Halleran Memorial Scholarship to his list of accolades. Photo courtesy Cindy Taylor

North Island piano student receives UBC scholarship

Michael Robert of Comox Valley was taught by Campbell River’s Cindy Taylor

Piano student Michael Robert can add the Keen/Halleran Memorial Scholarship to his list of accolades. Photo courtesy Cindy Taylor
The CR Eagles Ladies Auxiliary have been working very hard for the past year to achieve a major goal, to donate $10,000.00 to the Campbell River Food Bank. On hand for the donation are (from left): Diane Peain – CR Eagles LA Vice President, Debbie Willis – CR Food Bank Manager, Marlene Jordan – CR Eagles LA Past President. Photo submitted

Campbell River Eagles Ladies Auxiliary reaches goal that will fill Food Bank shelves

Group donates $10,000 to the Campbell River Food Bank

  • Nov 26, 2021
The CR Eagles Ladies Auxiliary have been working very hard for the past year to achieve a major goal, to donate $10,000.00 to the Campbell River Food Bank. On hand for the donation are (from left): Diane Peain – CR Eagles LA Vice President, Debbie Willis – CR Food Bank Manager, Marlene Jordan – CR Eagles LA Past President. Photo submitted
One of the two nonprofits that members of the 100 Women Who Care voted to receive a donation of $5,350 each, was the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island – Qwalayu House. From left: Children’s Health Foundation - Colleen Evans, 100 Women Who Care CR; Tina Bailey, 100 Women Who Care CR; Amanda Raleigh, 100 Women Who Care CR; Maria Martens, Children’s Health Foundation Vancouver Island - Qwalayu House. Photo contributed

100 Women Campbell River members surpass their giving goal

Any member can nominate a nonprofit or charity to be considered to receive their collective donation

  • Nov 24, 2021
One of the two nonprofits that members of the 100 Women Who Care voted to receive a donation of $5,350 each, was the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island – Qwalayu House. From left: Children’s Health Foundation - Colleen Evans, 100 Women Who Care CR; Tina Bailey, 100 Women Who Care CR; Amanda Raleigh, 100 Women Who Care CR; Maria Martens, Children’s Health Foundation Vancouver Island - Qwalayu House. Photo contributed
Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal
Wind storm at high tide in Campbell River, Dec. 20, 2018. Photo by Mark Seal