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Evergreen Seniors Home and Campbell River Hospice Society collaboration tea, has worked to bring two Hospice Suites to the community. Back row, from left: Helen Garson, Louise Daviduck, Paula Anderson and Darcy Murray. Front row, from left: Cindy Headrick, Karena Marks and Calvin Headrick.

Campbell River collaboration provides more options at end-of-life

Local Hospice Society and Evergreen Seniors Home opens two Hospice Suites at Evergreen

  • Nov 29, 2021

 

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

 

Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021

 

Pictured from Left to Right are Eagles Provincial Trustee Marlene Jordan, Charity Chairman Cindy Smith, Maria Marstens House Representative, Annie Holmes Campbell River Eagles Aux, Franca Warkentin Campbell River Eagles LA President and Marilyn Lewis provincial Past madam President. Photo supplied by Fraternal Order of Eagles
Pictured from Left to Right are Eagles Provincial Trustee Marlene Jordan, Charity Chairman Cindy Smith, Maria Marstens House Representative, Annie Holmes Campbell River Eagles Aux, Franca Warkentin Campbell River Eagles LA President and Marilyn Lewis provincial Past madam President. Photo supplied by Fraternal Order of Eagles
Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA) founding members Kim Stubblefield, Suzanne Sawyer (chair) and Catherine Davidson hold their hand-made banner up at the Oyster River Firehall. Missing from the picture is Valerie Gregor.

New neighbourhood association in Black Creek receives CVRD grant

The newly formed Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA), incorporated as…

Macaulay Road and Area Neighbourhood Association (MRANA) founding members Kim Stubblefield, Suzanne Sawyer (chair) and Catherine Davidson hold their hand-made banner up at the Oyster River Firehall. Missing from the picture is Valerie Gregor.
Seen here with U11 Atom House Team players and coaches are hospital staff, from left, Sheila Petersen – Manager; Andrea John – Admin Assist; Susi Shelswell – Clinical Coordinator; Shelley Berry – Maternity RN; Michelle Crosby – Campbell River Clinical Director; Tricia Sinclair – CRG Site Director; and Heather Hume –​ Clinical Nurse Educator. Photo supplied

U11 Minor Hockey presents Campbell River health care workers with Golden Jersey

Team honours workers, thanks them for efforts during pandemic

Seen here with U11 Atom House Team players and coaches are hospital staff, from left, Sheila Petersen – Manager; Andrea John – Admin Assist; Susi Shelswell – Clinical Coordinator; Shelley Berry – Maternity RN; Michelle Crosby – Campbell River Clinical Director; Tricia Sinclair – CRG Site Director; and Heather Hume –​ Clinical Nurse Educator. Photo supplied
The owner of these military medals and ribbons that were found in a bag near Cowichan River is bing sought. (Submitted photo)

Owner of military medals and ribbons found in Duncan sought

Bylaw officer found them in plastic bag by Cowichan River

The owner of these military medals and ribbons that were found in a bag near Cowichan River is bing sought. (Submitted photo)
Mick Trodden, an 11-year employee at the market, said he’d use his bonus to visit his grandchildren. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

B.C. grocer hands out thousands in employee bonuses amid regional staffing shortages

The extra cash followed a busy summer, says store owner Jean-Marc Pesant

Mick Trodden, an 11-year employee at the market, said he’d use his bonus to visit his grandchildren. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Deni Bezeau, owner of Deni’s Dynamite Deals, set up his thrift store at the corner of Bruce Avenue and Seventh Street in Nanaimo to raise money for high school extracurricular programs and other organizations in need of cash. He now donates about $11,000 monthly. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Island retiree operates thrift store to keep his neighbourhood neighbourly

Deni’s Dynamite Deals donates thousands of dollars every month

Deni Bezeau, owner of Deni’s Dynamite Deals, set up his thrift store at the corner of Bruce Avenue and Seventh Street in Nanaimo to raise money for high school extracurricular programs and other organizations in need of cash. He now donates about $11,000 monthly. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Cats in Nanaimo that want to go outdoors will have to be sterilized and bear identification under the animal responsibility bylaw adopted by city council Tuesday, Sept. 21. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo’s ‘cat control’ animal responsibility bylaw now official

Outdoor cats can’t be at large on other people’s properties, but enforcement will be complaint-based

Cats in Nanaimo that want to go outdoors will have to be sterilized and bear identification under the animal responsibility bylaw adopted by city council Tuesday, Sept. 21. (News Bulletin file photo)
Renovated and expanded Forbes Hall is a spectacular addition to the Thetis Island community. (Photo submitted)

Little Island That Could opens expanded $2 million community centre

Rejuvenated Forbes Hall a shining beacon for Thetis Island — built largely without taxpayer’s dollars

  • Sep 16, 2021
Renovated and expanded Forbes Hall is a spectacular addition to the Thetis Island community. (Photo submitted)
Mark Anderson, owner of West Coast Driver Training, is planning on defying the rules that prevent him from installing dash cams in his company cars. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

B.C. driving school owner to install dash cams, in spite of prohibition

Mark Anderson said he intends to defy regulations due to better serve his clients

Mark Anderson, owner of West Coast Driver Training, is planning on defying the rules that prevent him from installing dash cams in his company cars. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
A video of two RCMP officers dancing outside of 7-Eleven in Vanderhoof by Ada Madam has received more than 10,000 views on Facebook as of Wednesday, September 1. (Facebook image)

Video of dancing cops in Northern B.C. goes viral

“It just lightened all of our moods.”

A video of two RCMP officers dancing outside of 7-Eleven in Vanderhoof by Ada Madam has received more than 10,000 views on Facebook as of Wednesday, September 1. (Facebook image)
A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)

Theft of cherished kayak led to several acts of giving, says Abbotsford mother

Woman sponsoring birthday party for a child in Nunavut after overwhelming community support

A beautiful new kayak was given to Abbotsford mom Nikki Jensen after hers was stolen from her. She was also given cash to replace it, so she’s sending birthday supplies to a child in Nunavut. (Nikki Jensen photo/ Facebook)
Daryl Hagen says ‘there’s something soulful about the whole thing.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Oyster Bay residents hope to build beneficial equestrian community

Affordable, ‘homestead-sized’ lots will be good for families — project proponents

Daryl Hagen says ‘there’s something soulful about the whole thing.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Merville Garlic Fest is ramping up for its tenth season. Photo supplied
Merville Garlic Fest is ramping up for its tenth season. Photo supplied
Wednesday is Camp Day at Tim Hortons across Canada and in Campbell River to raise money to send deserving kids to a Tim Horton Children’s Foundation camp. Local personalities pitch in to help serve customers and here Tim Hortons staff member Kyla Carswell (left) and supervisor Ron Cornelio (right) were joined by special guest, Fireman Kelly Bellefleur (centre) for a shift in 2017. File photo

Send a kid to camp on July 21

Tim Hortons restaurants donating 100 per cent of proceeds on Wednesday

Wednesday is Camp Day at Tim Hortons across Canada and in Campbell River to raise money to send deserving kids to a Tim Horton Children’s Foundation camp. Local personalities pitch in to help serve customers and here Tim Hortons staff member Kyla Carswell (left) and supervisor Ron Cornelio (right) were joined by special guest, Fireman Kelly Bellefleur (centre) for a shift in 2017. File photo
Nanaimo’s Michael Suiker is trying to track down family members who might like 10 photo albums he salvaged at an estate sale in 2018. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

B.C. man who once had personal mementos stolen wants to unite family with old photos

Nanaimo’s Michael Suiker salvaged 10 photo albums at estate sale three years ago

Nanaimo’s Michael Suiker is trying to track down family members who might like 10 photo albums he salvaged at an estate sale in 2018. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Ted Puska reveals the name of the winning entry for the Doug Bodger autographed hockey jersey from his own collection that he made available in a draw for those who provided financial support to help with medical expenses. (Photo by Don Bodger)

8 years waiting for kidney transplant ends in success for Vancouver Island man

Surgery has active Ladysmith resident Puska back to his old self

Ted Puska reveals the name of the winning entry for the Doug Bodger autographed hockey jersey from his own collection that he made available in a draw for those who provided financial support to help with medical expenses. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Artist Tasse Geldart donated a painting to be auctioned off, raising funds for grandmothers in Africa. Photo supplied

Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers hold art auction

When a new member offers a gift that new partners are glad to support, opportunities add up for all

Artist Tasse Geldart donated a painting to be auctioned off, raising funds for grandmothers in Africa. Photo supplied