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Minister Harjit Sajjan speaks at the PacifiCan Victoria office opening

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New federal economic development office opens in Campbell River

Office will help bring ensure smaller communities not left out of economic growth

 

From left are panelists Brian McCaulay, Ian Buck and Maris MacDonald, followed by moderator Ammar Mahimwalla. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Housing faces myriad hurdles, but there are solutions within community

‘Stop talking like it’s an emergency and start acting like it’s an emergency’ — panelist

 

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney addresses the room at the Vital Conversation on Housing Security in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Community Foundation hosts Vital Conversation on housing

‘This event is about housing across the spectrum, housing for everyone’ — Foundation Executive Director

 

The Campbell River Community Centre is often used when the community needs an extreme weather shelter. File photo

SRD not taking responsibility for homelessness shelters

Board leaves responsibility up to other parties

The Campbell River Community Centre is often used when the community needs an extreme weather shelter. File photo
Kent Moeller and Colleen McClure man the desk at the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s TV and Online Auction Friday night. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Tune in to 47th annual TV and Online Auction

Auction takes place 6 until 10 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Kent Moeller and Colleen McClure man the desk at the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s TV and Online Auction Friday night. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River City Manager Deborah Sargent will be retiring on Dec. 15, 2022. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Campbell River City Manager Deborah Sargent will be retiring on Dec. 15, 2022. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
The Timber Licence in question was located up Loughborough Inlet. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Fine for illegal cedar harvesting in Great Bear Rainforest increased more than tenfold

Penalty increased to $131,000 to act as deterrent, prevent profit from proceeds of a crime

The Timber Licence in question was located up Loughborough Inlet. Photo courtesy Google Maps
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy YouTube
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy YouTube
Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

Pair of B.C. goalies save unconscious elderly man at local sauna room

‘We took it upon ourselves to carry him out,’ Hank Levy said

Luca Di Pasquo (left) and Hank Levy in the Penticton Vees locker room one week after helping save a man who was unresponsive in a sauna room. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
The Elk River Bridge on Highway 28 between Campbell River and Gold River. Google Maps

Temporary Elk River Bridge closure coming up on Highway 28

Launching and installing temporary detour around Elk River Bridge

The Elk River Bridge on Highway 28 between Campbell River and Gold River. Google Maps
The Campbell River Community Centre will be used as an extreme weather shelter on Nov. 8. File photo

Extreme Weather Shelter activated at Campbell River Community Centre

Overnight temperatures could reach -4 C, prompting shelter activation

The Campbell River Community Centre will be used as an extreme weather shelter on Nov. 8. File photo
Sayward councillor Kohen Gilkin was elected at age 18. Photo courtesy Kohen Gilkin
Sayward councillor Kohen Gilkin was elected at age 18. Photo courtesy Kohen Gilkin
One of 11 new butt receptacles located in downtown Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Recycle your cigarette butts at new receptacles in downtown Campbell River

Downtown Business Improvement Association joins TerraCycle for new venture

One of 11 new butt receptacles located in downtown Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during Question Period on April 1, 2022 in Ottawa. Credit: Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services

Liberals taking credit for NDP measures, frustrated North Island-Powell River MP complains

Liberals ‘patting themselves on the back for announcements that they wouldn’t have agreed to’ — Blaney

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks during Question Period on April 1, 2022 in Ottawa. Credit: Christian Diotte, House of Commons Photo Services
The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay (left), Minister of Veterans Affairs, speaks with members of 19 Wing Comox at the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Centre Lazo, British Columbia, on February 10, 2020. Photo credit: Corporal Joey Beaudin, Canadian Armed Forces Photo

MP Rachel Blaney says that veterans deserve better care from Liberal government

Union of Veterans Affairs Employees calling for replacement of Minister Lawrence MacAulay

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay (left), Minister of Veterans Affairs, speaks with members of 19 Wing Comox at the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Centre Lazo, British Columbia, on February 10, 2020. Photo credit: Corporal Joey Beaudin, Canadian Armed Forces Photo
This map shows where people identified as being religious or not religious. Greener portions of the map denote more people saying they are not religious. Photo courtesy CensusMapper

Nearly two thirds of Campbell Riverites identify as non-religious — census

Proportion of non-religious up since last time census asked about religious beliefs

This map shows where people identified as being religious or not religious. Greener portions of the map denote more people saying they are not religious. Photo courtesy CensusMapper
The Strathcona Regional Board’s voting strength is changing to reflect Campbell River’s growing population. Photo courtesy CensusMapper
The Strathcona Regional Board’s voting strength is changing to reflect Campbell River’s growing population. Photo courtesy CensusMapper
The Comox Strathcona Waste Management district will be increasing tipping fees in January, 2023. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Comox Strathcona Waste Management tipping fees going up Jan. 1

Fees will help drive positive change, reduce load contamination

  • Oct 27, 2022
The Comox Strathcona Waste Management district will be increasing tipping fees in January, 2023. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Strathcona Regional District office. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Regional District directors reflect on past term

Directors also give advice to incoming board

Strathcona Regional District office. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Over 6,000 visitors caused issues on the City of Campbell River website on election night. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
Over 6,000 visitors caused issues on the City of Campbell River website on election night. Photo courtesy City of Campbell River
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