Quadra Island

MV Tachek had to skip a pair of sailings this morning due to high winds. BC Ferries photo

UPDATE: Poor weather results in ferry cancellations between Quadra Island and Cortes Island

Four sailings on the route have been cancelled on Monday morning

MV Tachek had to skip a pair of sailings this morning due to high winds. BC Ferries photo
Orca makes its way past Cape Mudge Lighthouse on Quadra Island on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Robin Day

Quadra Island Foundation making great strides in first year

Issues reminder: donations by year-end generate charitable receipt for 2021 income tax

  • Nov 5, 2021
Orca makes its way past Cape Mudge Lighthouse on Quadra Island on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. Photo by Robin Day
The Powell River Queen. Photo by Scott Arkell/BC Ferries

Training exercises will cause cancellations on Quadra Island – Campbell River ferry route

Two sailings each way will be affected on November 4th and 5th

  • Nov 3, 2021
The Powell River Queen. Photo by Scott Arkell/BC Ferries
Many communities are without power after a strong storm surges along B.C.’s south coast. BC Hydro Outages Map

Power outages continue to be a problem on Quadra Island and Cortes Island

High winds have hindered technicians ferrying to problem spots on Quadra Island

Many communities are without power after a strong storm surges along B.C.’s south coast. BC Hydro Outages Map
Choppy seas force cancellations on two local ferry routes. (Keili Bartlett/Black Press)

Ferries cancelled between Campbell River/ Quadra and Quadra/ Cortes

High winds are making the crossings too dangerous to risk on Monday morning

Choppy seas force cancellations on two local ferry routes. (Keili Bartlett/Black Press)
The power has been off for 195 customers on Quadra Island since shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct.5) morning. BC Hydro outages map

Almost 200 customers without power on Quadra Island

Second big power outage on the island in two weeks

  • Oct 5, 2021
The power has been off for 195 customers on Quadra Island since shortly after 7 a.m. on Tuesday (Oct.5) morning. BC Hydro outages map
BC Hydro is reporting power outages on Quadra and Cortes Islands, as well as Campbell River. BC Hydro outages map

195 affected by power outage on Quadra Island

BC Hydro reporting multiple outages in Campbell River and Cortes Island too

  • Sep 30, 2021
BC Hydro is reporting power outages on Quadra and Cortes Islands, as well as Campbell River. BC Hydro outages map
B.C. Ferries MV Tachek will skip two sailings on Sept. 29 , 2021 due to high winds. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. Ferries MV Tachek will skip two sailings on Sept. 29 , 2021 due to high winds. (Black Press file photo)
Mich Hirano (left) and Jody Rogers (right) of the Quadra Island Foundation accept a cheque from Emily Whitfield of the Quadra Island branch of Coastal Community Credit Union.

Quadra Island Foundation developing endowment fund, website

As organization celebrates first anniversary, website and endowment fund being launched

  • Sep 27, 2021
Mich Hirano (left) and Jody Rogers (right) of the Quadra Island Foundation accept a cheque from Emily Whitfield of the Quadra Island branch of Coastal Community Credit Union.
A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

UPDATE: Ferry between Campbell River and Quadra Island resumes service

Service will operate in shuttle mode to accommodate the accumulated vehicle traffic from the earlier sailing cancellations

A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had difficulty getting on the ferry to go to hospital. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
cans falling into a recycling container

Quadra Island Clean Up Days coming in October

Recycling event held first weekend in October

cans falling into a recycling container
A barge moored in Gowlland Harbour that sunk Sept. 3. Photo courtesy Tyler Jansen.

Sunken barge off Quadra Island frustrating neighbours

Multi-unit accommodation barge sank Sept. 3, now exuding debris

A barge moored in Gowlland Harbour that sunk Sept. 3. Photo courtesy Tyler Jansen.
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Ryan Rasmussen just before he set out on his 160 km run from Campbell River to Nanaimo. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Island K’ulut’a sponsors: BC Ferries’ Crewing Advisor Jennifer Thacker and June Johnson from We Wai Kai Nation. BC Feries photo

New Island Class ferries receive First Nations-inspired names

Island Nagalis and Island K’ulut’a will enter service on Campbell River - Quadra Island route in 2022

Island K’ulut’a sponsors: BC Ferries’ Crewing Advisor Jennifer Thacker and June Johnson from We Wai Kai Nation. BC Feries photo
The ferries will provide two-ship service on the Campbell River - Quadra Island route in 2022. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

New Quadra Island ferry arrives in Victoria

Island 4 left Romania in early June

The ferries will provide two-ship service on the Campbell River - Quadra Island route in 2022. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
Rosemary Bockner in her home studio on Quadra Island. (Contributed photo)

Quadra Island artist prepping for grad school at North Island College

Rosemary Bockner is getting her portfolio together by taking college’s fine arts courses

Rosemary Bockner in her home studio on Quadra Island. (Contributed photo)
Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)

Delays plague ferry route between Quadra and Cortes Islands

A staffing issue, and a mechanical issue was to blame, BC Ferries says

Island 3 ferry will service the Campbell River - Quadra route. (Photo courtesy BC Ferries)
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 RCMP detachment. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror.
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

Quadra Island Gas N Go. Submitted photo
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  • Jul 5, 2021
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