Quadra Island

Quadra Island RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.

One person injured in Quadra RCMP incident

Incident being investigated by IIO

 

Quadra Island Gas N Go. Submitted photo

Quadra Island’s only gas station left with nobody at the till during peak season

Last employee calls it quits after couple weeks working the till by himself

 

LETTERS

Perhaps while returning to ‘normal,’ we should review what ‘normal’ means: letter

As the local risks of the COVID-19 pandemic subside and we anticipate…

  • Jul 5, 2021

 

BC Ferries is asking people not to line up for the first ferry sailing between Cortes and Quadra until after the last sailing of the day before. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

BC Ferries ask Cortes Islanders to avoid congestion leading to terminal

Whaletown terminal roadway congestion causing safety concerns

BC Ferries is asking people not to line up for the first ferry sailing between Cortes and Quadra until after the last sailing of the day before. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Cape Mudge Lighthouse, probably 1930s. Museum at Campbell River photo

Keeping Watch: The Cape Mudge Lighthouse

A Look Back in the History of the Campbell River area

  • Jun 30, 2021
Cape Mudge Lighthouse, probably 1930s. Museum at Campbell River photo
Quadra Island could see an updated recycling facility if approved by the community. (File photo)

Quadra Island could see new recycling facility if community agrees

Public engagement for Recycle BC facility to start in July

Quadra Island could see an updated recycling facility if approved by the community. (File photo)
Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries

BC Ferries Island 3 crosses into Pacific

Vessel crossed Panama Canal Wednesday

Island 3 as it left Romania earlier this year. Photo courtesy B.C. Ferries
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie

Quadra Island farmer throws rock at grizzly to protect goats

Conservation Officers asking people to call RAPP number immediately if they see the bear

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service set up a live trap on Ben McGuffie’s property on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy Ben McGuffie
The new Island Class ferry destined for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route will be travelling to North America from Romania under its own power. Photo supplied by BC Ferries

VIDEO: New ferry for Campbell River – Quadra Island on its way under its own power

First of the Island Class ferries to make the transatlantic journey on its own

The new Island Class ferry destined for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route will be travelling to North America from Romania under its own power. Photo supplied by BC Ferries
LETTERS

Get the prime minister to advocate for a COVID patent waiver: letter

Thousands of residents of Campbell River and area have now received their…

  • May 12, 2021
LETTERS
The Quadra Island Beach Clean Dream Team hopes someone recognises this large fender. It’s 30 loader tires welded together with steel girders and brackets. They would like to find the owners and ask them to come and take it back. Find the Quadra Island Beach Clean Team on Facebook or quadrabeachclean@gmail.com. Photo submitted

Quadra Island beach clean up team wants massive piece of junk removed

Huge steel and rubber fender in danger of becomine permanent fixture

The Quadra Island Beach Clean Dream Team hopes someone recognises this large fender. It’s 30 loader tires welded together with steel girders and brackets. They would like to find the owners and ask them to come and take it back. Find the Quadra Island Beach Clean Team on Facebook or quadrabeachclean@gmail.com. Photo submitted
The We-Wai-Kai campsite, bordering Rebecca Spit Provincial Park on Quadra Island. (John McKinley file)

Community requests people avoid non-essential travel to Quadra Island

‘Community requests people avoid non-essential travel to Quadra Island’ — Director Jim Abram

The We-Wai-Kai campsite, bordering Rebecca Spit Provincial Park on Quadra Island. (John McKinley file)
The Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)

Quadra Island Community Foundation open for business

Goal is to build community’s capacity to look after itself

The Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)
An artist’s rendering of BC Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra Island route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)

Mid-day sailings on Campbell River-Quadra Island route to be cancelled in early May

Cancellations allow for construction work on Quathiaski Cove terminal

An artist’s rendering of BC Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra Island route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)
Ryan Rasmussen goes on a training run on Quadra Island. Photo supplied.

Quadra Island man to run 160 km to raise funds for alternative cancer care

‘I feel like I need to be in pain to raise the money… I can’t do something that’s easy’ — Ryan Rasmussen

Ryan Rasmussen goes on a training run on Quadra Island. Photo supplied.
An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)

BC Ferries wants feedback on Quadra Island-Campbell River schedule

Two new Island Class vessels will double capacity on route by 2022

An artist’s rendering of B.C. Ferries’ new Island-class ferry, which will be deployed on the Campbell River-Quadra route by 2022. (B.C. Ferries image)
RCMP impounded this trailer on March 8 for Motor Vehicle Act violations. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP

Traffic enforcement helps keep dangerous vehicles off the road

Trailer with blown out tire and no insurance towed from Campbell River ferry terminal

RCMP impounded this trailer on March 8 for Motor Vehicle Act violations. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.

Quadra Island director concerned about Telus’ wireless plan

‘A rather inappropriate move by a multi-billion dollar company’ — Abram

Undersea cables are towed out into position. Photo Baylink Networks.
Telus representative Doug Anastos (top left) and SitePath Consulting Ltd.’s consultant Brian Gregg (top right) present to the SRD board, including CAO David Leitch (bottom left) and Cortes Island director Noba Anderson, on Jan. 13, 2021. Photo courtesy SRD/Youtube

Improved wireless connection for Quadra, Cortes pitched to SRD

Idea includes new towers at various locations on islands

Telus representative Doug Anastos (top left) and SitePath Consulting Ltd.’s consultant Brian Gregg (top right) present to the SRD board, including CAO David Leitch (bottom left) and Cortes Island director Noba Anderson, on Jan. 13, 2021. Photo courtesy SRD/Youtube
A $100,000 contribution by the BC Marine Parks Forever Society will expand Octopus Island Provincial Park on the northeast side of Quadra Island. BC Parks photo

Province acquires more land for Octopus Islands Marine Park

When George Creek, president of the B.C. Marine Parks Forever Society, first…

  • Jan 13, 2021
A $100,000 contribution by the BC Marine Parks Forever Society will expand Octopus Island Provincial Park on the northeast side of Quadra Island. BC Parks photo