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Strathcona Gardens to re-open while both sides meet for mediation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River rec centre reopens as strike heads to arbitration

Strathcona Gardens, union agree to go to return as mediation continues

Strathcona Gardens to re-open while both sides meet for mediation. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
People supporting the forestry industry walk down Shoppers Row in Campbell River on Monday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Pro-forestry group holds rally in downtown Campbell River

Group walked down Shoppers Row to Robert Ostler park to hear speakers

People supporting the forestry industry walk down Shoppers Row in Campbell River on Monday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
The Campbell River Storm have only had three games at their home rink this year. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River Storm parents ask for resolution in Strathcona Gardens labour dispute

Strike is latest disruption in recent years, but one that can be “controlled” — parent

The Campbell River Storm have only had three games at their home rink this year. Ronan O’Doherty/ Campbell River Mirror
Teal Harle practices on the rails at the Phoenix Snowpark at PyeongChang at the last Olympics in 2018. Instagram photo

Campbell River Freestyle skier heading back to Olympics

Harle placed third in X Games Big Air event right before Beijing Games

Teal Harle practices on the rails at the Phoenix Snowpark at PyeongChang at the last Olympics in 2018. Instagram photo
Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens facility have been on strike since November. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Mediation wanted, form still under dispute in Campbell River rec centre strike

SRD wants union commit to binding arbitration in Strathcona Gardens contract dispute

Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens facility have been on strike since November. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Campbell Riverite Tyler Turner won gold at the para snow sports world championships event in Lillehammer, Norway on Jan. 21. Photo Samuel Andersen / Lillehammer 2021

Campbell Riverite rides local board to world championship in Para Snowboarding

Snowboarder partnered with hometown board manufacturer for winning run

Campbell Riverite Tyler Turner won gold at the para snow sports world championships event in Lillehammer, Norway on Jan. 21. Photo Samuel Andersen / Lillehammer 2021
The Sustainable Clothing Project aims to divert clothes that were destined for the landfill and redistribute them to people in the community. (Pixabay)

Sustainable Clothing Project aims to help people, keep clothing out of landfill,

Unsold clothing from thrift stores gets distributed to people and families who need it

The Sustainable Clothing Project aims to divert clothes that were destined for the landfill and redistribute them to people in the community. (Pixabay)
Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department

Campbell River fire crews rescue worker trapped in loading chute on cargo ship

Worker was trapped 30 feet down into hold of vessel

Campbell River Fire crews prepare for a technical high angle rescue on a cargo ship on Jan. 17. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Department
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
The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD

Remote Island communities pull together in the face of no power, deep snow

Zeballos, Tahsis, Gold River cut off from rest of Island; spend days without power

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people have been without power since early Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy SRD
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is located in Homfray Channel. Photo courtesy Klahoose Wilderness Resort
Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo

Heavy snow not enough to activate Campbell River extreme weather shelter opening

Trigger point for shelter is prolonged temperatures below -5 degrees

Heavy snow does not meet the criteria for extreme weather shelter operations. Mirror File Photo
The one-time payment to correct the GIS cutbacks is coming, but not for five months. (File photo)

Island MLA criticizes feds for five-month wait for seniors’ one-time GIS payment

Previously announced funding coming at the beginning of fiscal year

The one-time payment to correct the GIS cutbacks is coming, but not for five months. (File photo)
North Island NDP MLA Michele Babchuk. (Photo supplied)

Personal attacks part of ‘dangerous trend’ says North Island MLA

Protests part of the job, but MLA’s family did not sign up for that job

North Island NDP MLA Michele Babchuk. (Photo supplied)
The Cape Mudge lighthouse at the southern tip of Quadra Island, opposite Campbell River. (John McKinley file)

Coast Guard seeking feedback on Cape Mudge foghorn sound

Part of review process for all navigational aids in area

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

Labour standoff continues at Campbell River rec complex

Strathcona Gardens union says members ‘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
MARS’ Assistant Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation Kiersten Shylan is a few weeks away from having to move from her home of four years. Photo courtesy Kiersten Shylan

Young Vancouver Island working professional running out of housing options

MARS Wildlife Rehab Manager affected by housing crisis

MARS’ Assistant Manager of Wildlife Rehabilitation Kiersten Shylan is a few weeks away from having to move from her home of four years. Photo courtesy Kiersten Shylan
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney introduced a bill to eliminate the ‘golddigger clause’ for veterans on Dec. 16. Photo supplied

North Island-Powell River MP moves to repeal ‘archaic and sexist’ golddigger clause

Clause prevents veterans’ spouses from receiving pension if couple married after 60

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney introduced a bill to eliminate the ‘golddigger clause’ for veterans on Dec. 16. Photo supplied
Drummers approach the Campbell River RCMP detachment. On July 8, Wet’suwet’en man Jared Lowndes was shot by RCMP outside a Tim Hortons. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Drummers approach the Campbell River RCMP detachment. On July 8, Wet’suwet’en man Jared Lowndes was shot by RCMP outside a Tim Hortons. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror