Campbell River Staff

A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files

Campbell River all set to host Rogers Hometown Hockey

CBC touring show focused on the love of the game hits Island city this weekend

A fan takes a shot at the Rogers Hometown Hockey showcase in Salmon Arm in 2020. Black Press files
The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo

New Campbell River/Quadra route ferries now won’t arrive until fall

Powell River Queen ferry will continue to service route until crewing challenges addressed

The new Island Class ferry for the Campbell River-Quadra Island route. BC Ferries photo
The Robron Fieldhouse washroom suffered from damage by vandals to the tune of $10,000. City of Campbell River photo

Extreme vandalism leads to public washroom closures across Campbell River

“These acts of vandalism are unacceptable and costly,” says Drew Hadfield, director of operations

The Robron Fieldhouse washroom suffered from damage by vandals to the tune of $10,000. City of Campbell River photo
Representatives of The Coalition of First Nations for Finish Stewardship met in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty / Campbell River Mirror.

Three First Nations ‘offended’ by pro-salmon farm coalition action

Broughton First Nations say Letter of Undertstanding misused

Representatives of The Coalition of First Nations for Finish Stewardship met in Campbell River on March 21, 2022. Photo by Ronan O’Doherty / Campbell River Mirror.
Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh of Campbell River Whale Watching. Courtesy Campbell River Whale Watching.

Campbell River whale watching tour company wins award

Campbell River Whale Watching named Hospitality/Tourism Business of the Year

Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh of Campbell River Whale Watching. Courtesy Campbell River Whale Watching.
Campbell River’s Sportsplex will be upgraded from May to October. Mirror File Photo

City of Campbell River announces Sportsplex closure plan

Facility to be upgraded from May to October

Campbell River’s Sportsplex will be upgraded from May to October. Mirror File Photo
An open-net pen salmon farm on the B.C. waters coast (Black Press file photo)

B.C. premier expresses concern about aquaculture job loss to prime minister

John Horgan wants the feds to consider coastal communities in upcoming fish farm decision

An open-net pen salmon farm on the B.C. waters coast (Black Press file photo)
Police photo shows some of the mre $26,000 in cash seized along with drugs when a seach warrant was executed Dec. 10. One man has been charged with posession of drugs and a prohibited device. Campbell river RCMP photo

Campbell River man charged with possession of drugs, prohibited device

A quantity of cash and two vehicles were also seized after two-month investigation

Police photo shows some of the mre $26,000 in cash seized along with drugs when a seach warrant was executed Dec. 10. One man has been charged with posession of drugs and a prohibited device. Campbell river RCMP photo
Open-pen fish farm operations in Nootka Sound. (Submitted photo)

Aquaculture suppliers call on federal government to support industry

Organization asking for ‘confidence-building measures’ including license renewals

Open-pen fish farm operations in Nootka Sound. (Submitted photo)
Tanks at Grieg's new Gold River Hatchery expansion. Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC.

Grieg Seafood BC Gold River hatchery expansion nearing completion

Company looking to increase time salmon spend ‘on land’

Tanks at Grieg's new Gold River Hatchery expansion. Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC.
Carihi senior girl’s basketball team are all smiles before heading to provincial championships. Submitted photo

Carihi Tyee Senior Girl’s b-ball on fast break to provincials

First B.C. championship run for the Campbell River team in 12 years

Carihi senior girl’s basketball team are all smiles before heading to provincial championships. Submitted photo
A B.C. aquaculture facility. Black Press file photo

Industry report: not renewing B.C. salmon farm licenses comes with $1.2 billion cost

Economic analysis says 4,700 jobs depend on 79 licenses set to expire at the end of June

A B.C. aquaculture facility. Black Press file photo
Eagle Harbour will provide 55 units for women and children leaving violence in Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Housing

Work begins on Campbell River housing project for women and children escaping violence

Eagle Harbour will have 55 units: some transitional, some permanent

Eagle Harbour will provide 55 units for women and children leaving violence in Campbell River. Photo courtesy BC Housing
John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo

Many contractors interested in Campbell River dam upgrade project

BC Hydro took 30 companies on tour of project site as part of BC Bid process

John Hart Dam near Campbell River, B.C. BC Hydro photo
A diagram of the semi-closed containment system Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. has trialed, showing tarp barriers extended (cropped for web). Figure courtesy Grieg.

Grieg expanding use of semi-closed salmon farm system off Island’s West Coast

Made-in-BC technology resulted in lower sea lice levels in trial, company says

A diagram of the semi-closed containment system Grieg Seafood BC Ltd. has trialed, showing tarp barriers extended (cropped for web). Figure courtesy Grieg.
Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh, of Campbell River Whale Watching, with Wayne Garton and Heike Garton, of Discovery Marine Safaris. Photo courtesy Campbell River Adventure Tours Group.

Two Campbell River whale watching companies announce merger

Campbell River Whale Watching and Discovery Marine Safaris competitors no longer

Tyler Bruce (l-r) and Stephen Gabrysh, of Campbell River Whale Watching, with Wayne Garton and Heike Garton, of Discovery Marine Safaris. Photo courtesy Campbell River Adventure Tours Group.
Screen shot of a woman unmasking a robbery suspect at the Campbell River Walmart. Open source photo still
Screen shot of a woman unmasking a robbery suspect at the Campbell River Walmart. Open source photo still
NDP MPs are asking the Federal Government to increase funding to the healthcare system. (Black Press media file photo)

Vancouver Island NDP MPs want Liberals to strengthen healthcare system

‘Liberals need to fund healthcare to make sure Canadians are supported’ — coastal NDP MPs

NDP MPs are asking the Federal Government to increase funding to the healthcare system. (Black Press media file photo)
Simple policies in stores can also reduce the risk of people trying to pass large bills, like $100 and $50 dollar notes. Black Press file.

Campbell River RCMP urge stores to train employees to spot fake money

Multiple incidents of counterfeit cash being passed in the city recently

Simple policies in stores can also reduce the risk of people trying to pass large bills, like $100 and $50 dollar notes. Black Press file.
Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest

First 50 km of Connected Coast high-speed internet line laid

Project will connect approximately 90,000 remote coastal households to fibre optic network

Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest