Strathcona Regional District

Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens facility have been on strike since November. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

SRD ready for mediation, only if union commits to binding arbitration

Storm hockey parents also asking for resolution in Strathcona Gardens strike

 

The Woss Road turn off during the snow storm. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD community wellness meetings held next week

‘We are a community that’s in this together’ — Shaun Koopman

 

The warming centre in Tahsis during the January snow storm. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD wants to know how to improve emergency response after prolonged power outages

Survey mailed out to residents, also available online

 

Refunds will be approved for all user groups affected by the strike. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

SRD to approve all refund requests from user groups affected by Strathcona Gardens strike

SRD in ‘PR campaign that I honestly don’t think we’re winning’ — Strathcona Gardens commissioner

Refunds will be approved for all user groups affected by the strike. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Two Quadra Island hearings postponed due to Omicron variant

Gowlland Harbour and Quadra Island Golf Club hearings were scheduled for January, now moved to April

Two public hearings for Quadra Island projects have been rescheduled due to the Omicron variant. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD

Food delivery coming for remote Vancouver Island communities

Roads have been in poor condition since last week’s snow

The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD
Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Labour minister declines to force vote in Strathcona Gardens labour dispute

‘Now, more than ever, our members are committed to standing united together’ — Union worker

Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Striking unionized Strathcona Gardens employees were joined by other local unions and facility users for a support rally on Saturday, Jan. 8. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Striking Strathcona Gardens workers get show of support

USW picket line joined by members of other local unions and facility users

Striking unionized Strathcona Gardens employees were joined by other local unions and facility users for a support rally on Saturday, Jan. 8. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
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Municipal and regional district employees have been lagging behind in wages

I would like to comment on the strike at Strathcona Gardens and…

  • Jan 7, 2022
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Strathcona Gardens workers are ‘disappointed’ with the latest offer from the SRD, which they say does not take into account the ‘current economic crisis.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Strathcona Gardens Union “disappointed” with SRD offer

Union says members facing ‘in an inflated economy as we have never experienced before’

Strathcona Gardens workers are ‘disappointed’ with the latest offer from the SRD, which they say does not take into account the ‘current economic crisis.’ Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Coalition to End Homelessness is looking for a partner to help provide cart storage for people who are unhoused in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror

Coalition to End Homelessness looking for partner to provide cart storage location

Location will help unhoused keep belongings safe and dry throughout the day

The Coalition to End Homelessness is looking for a partner to help provide cart storage for people who are unhoused in Campbell River. Photo by Sean Feagan/Campbell River Mirror
Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Rehabilitation program users affected by lack of Strathcona Gardens facility

‘It’s not just a pool and ice rink’ — Island Health program user

Workers picket near the Strathcona Gardens complex in Campbell River. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The Strathcona Regional District is on the territories of multiple First Nations Peoples. Photo SRD

SRD moves towards implementing Territorial Acknowledgments

Board wants to clarify wording on proposed acknowledgement

The Strathcona Regional District is on the territories of multiple First Nations Peoples. Photo SRD
Chips can only be used outside of the 100 metre circle around residential structures. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD accepting applications to use woodchips

Community projects must be fire safe

Chips can only be used outside of the 100 metre circle around residential structures. Photo courtesy SRD
Tahsis and Zeballos have recently done floodplain hazard studies. Black Press File Photo

SRD villages ready for the rains

Tahsis and Zeballos could see over 200 mm of rain by Wednesday

Tahsis and Zeballos have recently done floodplain hazard studies. Black Press File Photo
Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD

SRD emergency program provides mutual aid to Cowichan Valley

ESS volunteers, SRD staff assisted with flood recovery, supported displaced families

Volunteers from the Campbell River area were there to help when flooding hit the Cowichan Valley. Photo courtesy SRD
BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.
BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.
Junior hockey players and their parents protesting outside Strathcona Regional District (SRD) offices in downtown Campbell River on the afternoon of Nov. 22. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

VIDEO: Minor hockey players and parents protest SRD office to support striking staff

Loud chants of “let us play” belted by crowd of kids

Junior hockey players and their parents protesting outside Strathcona Regional District (SRD) offices in downtown Campbell River on the afternoon of Nov. 22. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
The USW local 1-1937 said they would be back on the picket line on Monday until the Strathcona Regional District returns to the bargaining table. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens
The USW local 1-1937 said they would be back on the picket line on Monday until the Strathcona Regional District returns to the bargaining table. Photo supplied by Shelley Siemens
There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Storm game cancelled due to Strathcona Gardens strike

Friday marked third day of strike action for Union

There won’t be any action on Friday night due to the Strathcona Gardens worker walk out. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror