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2021 was the biggest year on record for Campbell River RCMP calls. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP

Campbell River RCMP sees busiest year in a decade

Nearly 18,000 calls for service made in 2021

  • Jan 25, 2022

 

Hannah and Lorelai Devries head to the first clue in the Campbell River Family Literacy Week scavenger hunt on Sunday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

WATCH: Outdoors, nature and family all themes of this year’s Family Literacy week

Scavenger hunt throughout the city will be held this week

 

Campbell Riverite Tyler Turner won gold at the para snow sports world championships event in Lillehammer, Norway on Jan. 21. Photo Samuel Andersen / Lillehammer 2021

Campbell Riverite rides local board to world championship in Para Snowboarding

Snowboarder partnered with hometown board manufacturer for winning run

 

The warming centre in Tahsis during the January snow storm. Photo courtesy SRD
The warming centre in Tahsis during the January snow storm. Photo courtesy SRD
Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Two Quadra Island hearings postponed due to Omicron variant

Gowlland Harbour and Quadra Island Golf Club hearings were scheduled for January, now moved to April

Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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 cell tower is being proposed for Cortes Island. (File photo)
The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD

Food delivery coming for remote Vancouver Island communities

Roads have been in poor condition since last week’s snow

The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD
Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Labour minister declines to force vote in Strathcona Gardens labour dispute

‘Now, more than ever, our members are committed to standing united together’ — Union worker

Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
A highway cam at Highway 19 at Willis Road looking east shows accumulating snow. Drive BC Photo

Winter conditions on highways around Campbell River

Three routes out of town have winter conditions

A highway cam at Highway 19 at Willis Road looking east shows accumulating snow. Drive BC Photo
Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo

Heavy snow does not meet criteria for Campbell River extreme weather shelter opening

Trigger point for shelter is prolonged temperatures below -5 degrees

Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo
Snow was starting to fall at roughly 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor / Campbell River Mirror
Snow was starting to fall at roughly 4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. Photo by Alistair Taylor / Campbell River Mirror
The first baby of the year in Campbell River came into the world at 12:33 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2022. Photo submitted by Island Health
The first baby of the year in Campbell River came into the world at 12:33 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2022. Photo submitted by Island Health
The Campbell River Community Centre is the location of the EWS. File Photo

Campbell River extreme weather shelter extended

Around 30 people have used the shelter each night since Christmas Eve

The Campbell River Community Centre is the location of the EWS. File Photo
Rachel Blaney was named as NDP Critic for Seniors, Veterans and Rural Economic Development. Photo by Rachel Blaney

Rural economic development a priority for 2022 — MP Rachel Blaney

Ensuring rural communities aren’t left out of economic recovery key for North Island-Powell River MP

Rachel Blaney was named as NDP Critic for Seniors, Veterans and Rural Economic Development. Photo by Rachel Blaney
Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m. Photo submitted

The top stories of 2021 from campbellrivermirror.com

Almost 4.8 million pageviews recorded on Mirror website this year

Lawyer Jack Woodward spoke on “Understanding the rights and title of Indigenous people in Canada” in an informative video conference hosted by the Campbell River Mirror March 18 at 4 p.m. Photo submitted
The Coalition to End Homelessness is looking for a partner to help provide cart storage for people who are unhoused in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Coalition to End Homelessness looking for partner to provide cart storage location

Location will help unhoused keep belongings safe and dry throughout the day

The Coalition to End Homelessness is looking for a partner to help provide cart storage for people who are unhoused in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Rehabilitation program users affected by lack of Strathcona Gardens facility

‘It’s not just a pool and ice rink’ — Island Health program user

Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The MV Zim Kingston arrives in Nanaimo Harbour last week. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Island MPs want a federal response plan for container debris spills

Emergency plan ‘best response to minimize the impact of spills’ — MP Lisa Marie Barron

The MV Zim Kingston arrives in Nanaimo Harbour last week. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Christina Price was reported missing on Dec. 6 after failing to check in with her shelter. Campbell River RCMP photo

UPDATE: RCMP have located Campbell River woman reported missing

RCMP, public had been searching for Christina Price

Christina Price was reported missing on Dec. 6 after failing to check in with her shelter. Campbell River RCMP photo