infrastructure

A cell tower is being proposed for Cortes Island. (File photo)

Cell tower proposed for Tla’amin Treaty Land on Cortes Island

Tower would improve emergency communications and safety for residents

 

A work site on Highway 19A. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Underestimated costs, challenging field conditions double south Campbell River sewer project budget

Phase 1 completed, phase 2 stalled by archaeological discovery

 

SRD Chair and Gold River mayor Brad Unger speaks at the launch event. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

Project to bring high speed internet to 139 rural and remote coastal communities

 

The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River

Campbell River constable sets record straight on correct way to use roundabout

New ocean-side highway feature has drawn controversy since being introduced in early 2021

  • Oct 14, 2021
The roundabout at Rockland Road and Highway 19A. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
The City of Campbell River release drone footage of the completed Highway 19A upgrades. Image capture from City of Campbell River video.

VIDEO: Completed Highway 19A upgrades shown by drone

City video shows completed highway upgrade project from above

The City of Campbell River release drone footage of the completed Highway 19A upgrades. Image capture from City of Campbell River video.
Left to right: Councillor Colleen Evans, Mayor Andy Adams And Councillor Ron Kerr. Lee Simmons photo

Highway 19A upgrades project in Campbell River completed

Mayor says some people are referring to waterfront corridor as ‘Campbell Riviera’

Left to right: Councillor Colleen Evans, Mayor Andy Adams And Councillor Ron Kerr. Lee Simmons 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.
The Centennial Pool change house will be upgraded to improve its accessibility using one of two designs being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

City launches survey on competing Centennial Pool change house designs

One design keeps overall layout, the other features shift to ‘changing village’

The Centennial Pool change house will be upgraded to improve its accessibility using one of two designs being considered. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
Road work

Delays expected in south Campbell River as sewers are upgraded

Construction will begin Monday, July 19 and is expected to last four weeks

Road work
The last mile connections go between homes and the subsea cable network. Photo courtesy SRD.

High-speed Internet coming to Cortes Island

SRD receives funding for Connected Coast last mile hook ups

The last mile connections go between homes and the subsea cable network. Photo courtesy SRD.
A cyclist travels on the updated waterfront trail in Campbell River that will be paved once concrete finishing is complete. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror

Waterfront Project progressing towards completion

Previously overhead services now underground, meaning poles can be removed

A cyclist travels on the updated waterfront trail in Campbell River that will be paved once concrete finishing is complete. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror
The SRD has written letters to ISED in opposition to any Telus cell towers on Quadra and Cortes Islands. File photo, Black Press

‘David and Goliath fight’ between SRD and Telus continues

SRD writes letter to ISED in opposition until ‘proper consultation’ complete

The SRD has written letters to ISED in opposition to any Telus cell towers on Quadra and Cortes Islands. File photo, Black Press
The water rates for northern Area D are too high for some to afford, according to Director Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo

SRD Director seeks relief for high water rates in northern Area D

‘We’re paying quadruple what people in Campbell River pay for water’ — Director Brenda Leigh

The water rates for northern Area D are too high for some to afford, according to Director Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.

SRD looks at last-mile agreements for Connected Coast project

District to borrow up to $12 million — pending electoral approval

Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.
City of Campbell River crews work to repair a four-inch water main near Carihi Secondary School. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Main break leaves Campbell River neighbourhood without water

Students sent home early from Carihi Secondary, businesses closed

City of Campbell River crews work to repair a four-inch water main near Carihi Secondary School. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The City of Campbell River says it has a plan for the sewer capacity issues at the south end of town. Black Press File Photo

City of Campbell River says it has a plan for south-end sewer capacity issues

The plan is to complete the necessary sewer upgrades by this fall

The City of Campbell River says it has a plan for the sewer capacity issues at the south end of town. Black Press File Photo
The City of Campbell River is moving forward with a climate change adaptation plan. Photo by Mark Seal

City of Campbell River adopts climate adaptation plan

Council to prioritize actions at future meeting

The City of Campbell River is moving forward with a climate change adaptation plan. Photo by Mark Seal
(File photo)

Campbell River’s sewer system is at capacity for southernmost residents

City says no more homes can be hooked into the sewer system at the south end at this point

(File photo)
Some recommendations from the Downtown Safety Select Committee have been approved by Campbell River City Council, including removing the glass stage covering at Spirit Square. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Council going ahead with removing Spirit Square stage covering

But mayor acknowledges need for ‘welcoming, warm place with support services’

Some recommendations from the Downtown Safety Select Committee have been approved by Campbell River City Council, including removing the glass stage covering at Spirit Square. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror