Strathcona Regional District

The new flood map takes into account historical data and future trends. Photo supplied by Strathcona Regional District

New floodplain data ready for Salmon and White Rivers

SRD to present data to Sayward at virtual meeting

 

The SRD board chair expressed condolences after the finding of 215 children’s remains in Kamloops. Photo supplied

SRD sends message of condolences after children’s bodies found in Kamloops

‘The Strathcona Regional District Board and staff are heartbroken of the findings’ — letter

 

The Strathcona Regional District voted against supporting the fish farm removal decision. Photo supplied

SRD votes down proposal to support fish farm removal

Eight directors vote against motion

 

Municipalities and regional districts are required to update their housing needs reports every five years. File photo

SRD applies for funds to update housing needs assessments

One director disagrees, says issue ‘mis-prioritized’

Municipalities and regional districts are required to update their housing needs reports every five years. File 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.
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program starting up next week

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
Strathcona Gardens is one of many recreation opportunities that could be investigated during a feasibility study. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona rural and municipal directors disagree on recreation study

Rural directors say study would not affect them, don’t want to pay for it

Strathcona Gardens is one of many recreation opportunities that could be investigated during a feasibility study. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Various first-aid and safety kits. (PQB News file photo)

Emergency Preparedness Week: Take action to better prepare and protect yourselves

Emergency Preparedness Week is a nationwide event that encourages Canadians to take…

  • May 5, 2021
Various first-aid and safety kits. (PQB News file photo)
The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens eyes 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition

Winner gets to host a pre-season NHL game and $250,000 to help fix their arena

The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror
Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)

SRD asked to support decision to remove fish farms

Wilderness Tourism Association says SRD consituents ‘will benefit greatly’ from wild salmon population

Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)
A small fire on North Rendezvous Island is the first wildfire of the season in the Campbell River area. Officials are asking people to take caution when burning during these dry conditions. BC Wildfire Dashboard

‘Conditions are tricky at the moment’ warns Coastal Fire Centre

Small fire on North Rendezvous Island first of the season for Campbell River area

A small fire on North Rendezvous Island is the first wildfire of the season in the Campbell River area. Officials are asking people to take caution when burning during these dry conditions. BC Wildfire Dashboard
A welcoming ceremony was held at the meeting of the SRD board April 14, where gifts were exchanged between KCFN Director Kevin Jules (left) and SRD Chair Brad Unger (right) to mark the historic occasion. Photo Submitted

KCFN officially joins SRD as full member

‘For KCFN, this has been a long journey and a long time coming’ says SRD board member Kevin Jules

  • Apr 14, 2021
A welcoming ceremony was held at the meeting of the SRD board April 14, where gifts were exchanged between KCFN Director Kevin Jules (left) and SRD Chair Brad Unger (right) to mark the historic occasion. Photo Submitted
The SRD will be doing work on the water system in Area D in April. SRD photo

Water system work scheduled for Area D

Work scheduled from April 6-13

The SRD will be doing work on the water system in Area D in April. SRD photo
The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens, Sportsplex, Community Centre suspend adult group physical activities

Following provincial health order issued due to COVID-19 spike

  • Mar 30, 2021
The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD awards design contract for reworked Rec-reate project

Ice arenas not included to make grant funding more likely

The regional district has chosen a design firm as part of its overhaul of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District wants trail user’s feedback to help plan the future of the Salmon Point Trail. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD wants feedback on Salmon Point trail

Survey input will inform upgrade plan

The Strathcona Regional District wants trail user’s feedback to help plan the future of the Salmon Point Trail. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)

Salmon Farmers ask Strathcona Regional District for support

Directors ask why industry hasn’t already pivoted to closed containment

Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)
An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.

SRD ‘cannot support’ Tlowitsis sewage outfall

Policies in Oyster Bay Buttle Lake OCP call for protection of foreshore and aquatic habitat

An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.
SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube

New funding model for NI911 ‘best option’ for SRD – director

Split between assessed value and population chosen as funding model

SRD directors Claire Moglove, Andy Adams, Brenda Leigh and chief administrative officer David Leitch discuss the new NI911 funding model at the SRD Board’s March 10 meeting. Photo courtesy Youtube