Strathcona Regional District

Work is being done to ensure Cortes Island is more resilient to wildfires. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service

Wildfire Fuel Treatment project underway on Cortes Island

Work clearing brush, thinning trees to take place near Cortes Recycling Centre

 

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 Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)

Strathcona Regional District wants feedback on Quadra Island sustainability plan

Integrated Community Sustainability Plan drafted for Discovery Island, Mainland Inlets

 

Sayward director Mark Baker is the new chair of the SRD board. Photo courtesy SRD
Sayward director Mark Baker is the new chair of the SRD board. Photo courtesy SRD
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
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
Wildfire protection is being planned for residents in the Surge Narrows area. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service
Wildfire protection is being planned for residents in the Surge Narrows area. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service
The Strathcona Gardens is one of the recreation facilities operated by the Strathcona Regional District. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Gardens is one of the recreation facilities operated by the Strathcona Regional District. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District’s Emergency Radio Communications Team will be assisting at this year’s Jamboree-On-The-Air. Photo courtesy SRD

Campbell River scouts get help from SRD emergency communications team for on air Jamboree

SRD crew helping with amateur radio techniques at Oct. 15 event

  • Oct 12, 2022
The Strathcona Regional District’s Emergency Radio Communications Team will be assisting at this year’s Jamboree-On-The-Air. Photo courtesy SRD
Electoral Area Director Candidates for the four Strathcona Regional District electoral areas have spoken about the issues facing their respective areas. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD Electoral Area candidates discuss the issues most important to them

Candidates asked about most important issue, how they plan to tackle it

Electoral Area Director Candidates for the four Strathcona Regional District electoral areas have spoken about the issues facing their respective areas. Photo courtesy SRD
Zeballos, which was threatened in 2018 by a wildfire, was without a fire department for the summer. The department was reinstated on Sept. 27, 2022. Campbell River Mirror file photo

Zeballos reinstates volunteer fire department

Village was without fire department since late May

Zeballos, which was threatened in 2018 by a wildfire, was without a fire department for the summer. The department was reinstated on Sept. 27, 2022. Campbell River Mirror file photo
The funds will go to help seniors through events like heat domes. (Metro Creative photo)

New emergency preparedness resources coming for Quadra Island seniors

United Way BC awards $25,000 grant to Quadra Circle

The funds will go to help seniors through events like heat domes. (Metro Creative photo)
The Strathcona Gardens will have minimized operations on Sept. 19. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Gardens will have minimized operations on Sept. 19. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Seven candidates running for Strathcona Regional District electoral area directorships

One electoral area only has one candidate, other three have two candidates each

The Strathcona Regional District. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Area D candidate Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo

AREA D: Strathcona Regional District director Brenda Leigh running for 10th term in office

Area D director announces candidacy in Oct. 15 election

  • Sep 8, 2022
Area D candidate Brenda Leigh. Submitted photo
The Strathcona Regional District office. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Regional District board frustrated by lack of consultation from other levels of government

Directors frustrated that local government being left out of big decision making processes

The Strathcona Regional District office. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Quadra Island (pictured) is one of the communities that would be covered under the new Area C Integrated Community Sustainability Plan. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Quadra Island (pictured) is one of the communities that would be covered under the new Area C Integrated Community Sustainability Plan. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Quadra Islander Mark Doll is running to be the Strathcona Regional District director. Photo courtesy Mark Doll
Quadra Islander Mark Doll is running to be the Strathcona Regional District director. Photo courtesy Mark Doll
The fire in question, located just east of Tahsis on this map, has grown to 25 hectares since Aug. 22. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Dashboard

Out-of-control fire near Woss grows to 25 hectares

Remote nature of blaze prompts modified response from Coastal Fire Centre

The fire in question, located just east of Tahsis on this map, has grown to 25 hectares since Aug. 22. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Dashboard
Jim Abram, pictured in 2017, is stepping back from his long-time role as Discovery Islands, Mainland Inlets director for the Strathcona Regional District. File photo

Long-time Strathcona Regional District director Jim Abram not seeking re-election

Abram citing health concerns, stress as reasons to step back after 35 years on job

Jim Abram, pictured in 2017, is stepping back from his long-time role as Discovery Islands, Mainland Inlets director for the Strathcona Regional District. File photo
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