City Council

People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

B.C.’s capital bucking up for legal challenge of Quebec’s religious symbols ban

Victoria among number of Canadian cities commiting cash, encourage other B.C. cities to do the same

 

The city’s budget has been tweaked to lower the tax rate increase in 2022. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River 2022 tax hike reduced to 3.13 per cent

Change possible by redirecting downtown revitalization reserve to operations

 

A map showing the approximate extent of two properties (in green) proposed as the site of a new ‘clustered’ residential development south of Quinsam Road in Campbell River. Google Maps 2021.

City council considering rezoning for ‘complex’ Quinsam Road development

Project would provide diversity of housing forms and densities; area features wetlands and creeks

 

Camping outside the Centennial Building in downtown Campbell River is reportedly ongoing, despite efforts by municipal bylaw to redirect it to Nunns Creek Park. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Temporary warming shelter approved for Nunns Creek Park

Facility will likely be large, heated tent with cots sited in parking lot

Camping outside the Centennial Building in downtown Campbell River is reportedly ongoing, despite efforts by municipal bylaw to redirect it to Nunns Creek Park. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
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)
A tidal pool design for the centre of the Rockland Road roundabout was called pedestrian, bland and weakly composed by Ken Blackburn, Campbell River Arts Council, in a Aug. 20 letter to city council. City of Campbell River illustration.

Rockland roundabout art installation put on hold

New design process to be launched in consultation with Arts Council

A tidal pool design for the centre of the Rockland Road roundabout was called pedestrian, bland and weakly composed by Ken Blackburn, Campbell River Arts Council, in a Aug. 20 letter to city council. City of Campbell River illustration.
A Parksville resident was alarmed to find needles left in a forested area near Springwood Elementary School in 2019. (Submitted photo)

Parksville mayor jabs Island Health for needle issue inaction

Mayne tells Island Health officials problem is getting worse

A Parksville resident was alarmed to find needles left in a forested area near Springwood Elementary School in 2019. (Submitted photo)
The south side of Campbell River’s Seagull Walkway will receive surface improvements, following a decision by city council. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

City council approves upgrades for portion of downtown Seagull Walkway

South portion of walkway will have surface improvement work completed

The south side of Campbell River’s Seagull Walkway will receive surface improvements, following a decision by city council. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Port McNeill councillor Derek Koel busts a rap to help promote the town’s active transportation plan. (Facebook video screenshot)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island councillor makes rap video to promote active transportation plan

Active transportation is a personal matter for councillor Derek Koel.

Port McNeill councillor Derek Koel busts a rap to help promote the town’s active transportation plan. (Facebook video screenshot)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

City councillors make like their favourite lumberjack to deliver “Stay Strong” message

“Be Like Logger Mike – Stay Strong, Campbell River”

Campbell River to observe National Mourning Day on April 28

The day will be commemorated differently this year, in adherance to public health orders

Minister Claire Trevena to join City’s interactive webinar series

City of Campbell River supports local businesses through virtual meet-ups and online resources

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office