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Bonnie Logan hopes to raise $25,000 for this year’s Tour de Rock. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fire dispatcher hopes to raise $25,000 for this year’s Tour de Rock

Bonnie Logan first Campbell Riverite to ride since 2017

 

North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: North Vancouver community gathers in solidarity with Ukraine

Gathering, speaking out vital to ensuring Ukrainians aren’t forgotten, says speaker

 

Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.

BC Chicken marks 60 years with a delicious new contest

Enter your best BC chicken recipe for your chance to win!

  • Jan 31, 2022

 

The MV Quinitsa coming into the Crofton ferry terminal. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Ferry petition for improved service on Crofton-Vesuvius route surpasses 1,500 signatures

Limiting backlogs in each community seen as the benefit to a two-ferry system

The MV Quinitsa coming into the Crofton ferry terminal. (Photo by Don Bodger)
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
Michelle Singleton at the pig pen. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Transfer of animals from between Island sanctuaries completed in October

A Home for Hooves and foster care accommodate the inhabitants

Michelle Singleton at the pig pen. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Kathi Camillari’s Village Series workshops are positive spaces focused on bringing our country closer together. She ran a condensed version of her workshop on Saturday morning as part of the Paddling Together in Reconciliation event at the museum. Photo by Johnny Hanuse

Paddling Together workshop brings Indigenous values into focus

Workshop part of Volunteer Campbell River’s Q̓aq̓uƛ̓aʔinē sa Noqe – Hearts Learning project

Kathi Camillari’s Village Series workshops are positive spaces focused on bringing our country closer together. She ran a condensed version of her workshop on Saturday morning as part of the Paddling Together in Reconciliation event at the museum. Photo by Johnny Hanuse
It was a wet day as the Kaiyalis huddle on the doorstep of their Crofton home after last Thursday’s citizenship ceremony. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Citizenship becomes icing on the cake for Vancouver Island Syrian refugee family

New life for Crofton residents continues to emerge with each experience

It was a wet day as the Kaiyalis huddle on the doorstep of their Crofton home after last Thursday’s citizenship ceremony. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Jamie Willis drops a pumpkin during the Campbell River Firefighters annual Pumpkin Smash fundraiser on Nov. 3, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror

Annual pumpkin smash coming back to Campbell River

Get ready for some smashing pumpkins next weekend

Jamie Willis drops a pumpkin during the Campbell River Firefighters annual Pumpkin Smash fundraiser on Nov. 3, 2019. Photo by Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror
As part of NSG, the Vancouver Foundation awarded a grant to an Abbotsford resident to organize a socially distanced driveway dinner party for neighbours to get to know each other. Grant applications for such projects can be made with the Campbell River Community Foundation before Oct.29, by residents of Sayward, Quadra and Campbell River. (Neighbourhood Small Grant photo)
As part of NSG, the Vancouver Foundation awarded a grant to an Abbotsford resident to organize a socially distanced driveway dinner party for neighbours to get to know each other. Grant applications for such projects can be made with the Campbell River Community Foundation before Oct.29, by residents of Sayward, Quadra and Campbell River. (Neighbourhood Small Grant photo)
Úmagalis June Johnson teaches a class on First Nations plants, trees and medicinals at the Campbell River Sportsplex. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

First Nations plants, trees and medicines taught in Campbell River

We Wai Kai Elder Úmagalis (June Johnson) held workshop on medicinal plants

Úmagalis June Johnson teaches a class on First Nations plants, trees and medicinals at the Campbell River Sportsplex. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Laichwiltach Family Life Society executive director Audrey Wilson leads a dance during the opening of the Witness Blanket exhibit. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

(PHOTOS) Witness Blanket exhibit opens in Campbell River

Exhibit recognizes ‘atrocities of Indian Residential School era… symbolizes ongoing reconcilitation’

Laichwiltach Family Life Society executive director Audrey Wilson leads a dance during the opening of the Witness Blanket exhibit. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Kathy Park holds a bottle of pepper spray that was found by a child in a community park in south Duncan. The child got some of the spray in her eye and had to be treated by a paramedic. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied

Local man raising money to bring refugee family to Campbell River

Norbert Ntalintumire’s family has been in a refugee camp in Uganda for two years

Campbell Riverite Norbert Ntalintumire is raising money to bring his family (pictured) to Campbell River from a Ugandan refugee camp. Photo supplied
Us and Them is the documentary film that will be screened on Sept. 16. Photo supplied

Coalition to End Homelessness hosting film and panel discussion

Event on Sept. 16 includes discussion with filmmaker, local experts

Us and Them is the documentary film that will be screened on Sept. 16. Photo supplied
Cover art for the Taking Measure podcast. Photo supplied
Cover art for the Taking Measure podcast. Photo supplied
The Eagle Riders present a cheque for $555 to Stacey Marsh and Keltie McKale of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Even without Poker Run, Eagle Riders still giving back

Riders donate to two Campbell River groups

The Eagle Riders present a cheque for $555 to Stacey Marsh and Keltie McKale of the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)

More than 1,500 march in support of Penelakut First Nation after unmarked graves found

Large crowd supports families with children who never came home from residential schools

Children from Penelakut led the march up Oak Street toward Waterwheel Park. (Cole Schisler photo)
The Rennie family at a previous golf day. Photo supplied

Virtual auction big part of this year’s Dave Rennie memorial golf day

CR Hospice opening auction to community starting July 30

The Rennie family at a previous golf day. Photo supplied
Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted

Discovery Inn Supports Local Artists

The Discovery Inn and the Campbell River Community Centre Painters are working…

Christy Zheng, operational manager of Discovery Inn (left), with Elsie Armstrong, coordinator of CRCC painters, and Ross Keller, night security manager at the Inn have all helped with the program. Photo submitted