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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters in New York. Moïse was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Moïse’s wife, First Lady Martine Moïse, is hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

‘The message to the people of Haiti is this is a tragic tragedy’

 

Voters head to cast their ballot in Canada’s federal election at the Fairbanks Interpretation Centre in Dartmouth, N.S., on October 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Parties rake in millions in donations despite pandemic, padding campaign war chests

Federal parties appear to have seen a drop in their fundraising in 2020

 

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

OUR VIEW: Maintaining a strong democracy

Canada has placed fifth worldwide for the level of its democracy

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Strathcona Gardens has gotten the largest portion of the Safe Restart grant so far. File photo

SRD allocates provincial safe restart funds

A portion still held in reserve for future potential costs

The Strathcona Gardens has gotten the largest portion of the Safe Restart grant so far. File photo
Those who want to view the Strathcona Regional District’s public meetings will have to do so after the fact by going to their Youtube Channel. Photo courtesy Youtube.

No live public option for SRD meetings again

Public Health Order says governments must make ‘best efforts’ to give public a live option

Those who want to view the Strathcona Regional District’s public meetings will have to do so after the fact by going to their Youtube Channel. Photo courtesy Youtube.
The Strathcona Regional District held their final meeting of the year on Dec. 4. File photo

SRD Directors concerned about public hearing attendance

Final SRD meeting of 2020 held last week

The Strathcona Regional District held their final meeting of the year on Dec. 4. File photo
Twenty-three B.C. mayors have asked Premier John Horgan to enshrine five pillars of action that give natural resource development a key role in B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

B.C. mayors want key role for resource development in pandemic recovery

23 leaders pen letter to premier, asking for inclusion in new policy discussions

Twenty-three B.C. mayors have asked Premier John Horgan to enshrine five pillars of action that give natural resource development a key role in B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Michele Babchuk sat on the SRD board, a position that will need to be filled after she heads to the legislature. Photo contributed

Good timing for Babchuk’s seat replacement at SRD table

SRD Board scheduled to hold chair election next week

Michele Babchuk sat on the SRD board, a position that will need to be filled after she heads to the legislature. Photo contributed
The Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k:tles7et’h’ First Nation will be joining the SRD board as a full member in April, 2021. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Island First Nation on track to join Strathcona Regional District board

Representative Kevin Jules says he’s ‘thrilled’ to be a full member of the board

The Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k:tles7et’h’ First Nation will be joining the SRD board as a full member in April, 2021. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD looks into splitting hearings covering OCP and rezoning amendments

Move would also allow directors to claim compensation for two meetings, where previously unable

Strathcona Regional District to allow public participation at meetings, but not until September

Local government will not have had a meeting in the public eye for six months

Cortes Island area director sues Strathcona Regional District

Director suing to quash censure motion, and recoup legal costs from 2019 suit

Local governments need a reason to prevent public access to meetings – Ministry

Strathcona Regional District to buy $157,000 tech system to help allow public attendance

Strathcona Regional District reports on progress towards carbon neutrality

Director travel and natural gas at Strathcona Gardens largest contributors to emissions

Regional Districts able to hold open meetings without public present

Strathcona Regional District to post minutes after meeting

City of Campbell River rolls out three year strategic plan

Plan is made up of six ‘pillars’ for how council will make decisions