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Damien Dupont, visiting the Free Grace Baptist Church for an in-person service, during a time when there is a ban on gatherings, speaks to a television news crew outside the church on Dec. 13, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

3 Chilliwack churches could face charges for defying pandemic ban on in-person gatherings

Chilliwack RCMP began with awareness campaign but have now recommended charges for gatherings

Damien Dupont, visiting the Free Grace Baptist Church for an in-person service, during a time when there is a ban on gatherings, speaks to a television news crew outside the church on Dec. 13, 2020. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)

Blaney pens letter to minister about veteran supports

Concerned about veterans losing some income

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney has spoken out about some veterans losing their Dimished Earning Capacity income. (Mike Davies/Campbell River Mirror photo)
The North Island 9-1-1 Corporation (NI911) has supported local residents for 25 years. Black Press file photo

North Island 911 looks to change how they get funding

Three options to be decided upon in early 2021

The North Island 9-1-1 Corporation (NI911) has supported local residents for 25 years. Black Press file photo
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]

Outbreak declared at Campbell River long-term care centre

One staff member tested positive for COVID-19

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. [CDC]
One of several garbage piles created and removed from the encampment at 2600 Quinsam Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
One of several garbage piles created and removed from the encampment at 2600 Quinsam Road. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP
Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018

Nurse diverts opiates and falsifies records at Campbell River Hospital

Nurse facing disciplinary action for moving opiates out of the hospital

Campbell River's new hospital, July 2018
Jordan Holling was last seen in October, 2017. Campbell River RCMP are asking the public to contact them with information on the case. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.
Jordan Holling was last seen in October, 2017. Campbell River RCMP are asking the public to contact them with information on the case. Photo supplied by Campbell River RCMP.
A notice to vacate is expected for the 2600 Quinsam Road encampment sometime around Thanksgiving. Photo from Aug. 17 city council agenda package

Eviction notice expected for Campbell River homeless encampment

Notice for the Quinsam camp expected to be delivered by Thanksgiving weekend

A notice to vacate is expected for the 2600 Quinsam Road encampment sometime around Thanksgiving. Photo from Aug. 17 city council agenda package
Christopher Lloyd Dixon was arrested by Vancouver Island RCMP after a tip from the public. (Photo submitted)

Vancouver Island RCMP arrest man in connection to alleged sexual offences

Mounties had asked for public’s help in case

  • Jul 18, 2020
Christopher Lloyd Dixon was arrested by Vancouver Island RCMP after a tip from the public. (Photo submitted)
Fire fighters work to extinguish the blaze that burnt down multiple structures on an Oyster River hay farm on July 1. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department

Trio of Vancouver Island fire deparments respond to barn blaze

Oyster River, Courtenay and Campbell River fire departments all respond to incident

Fire fighters work to extinguish the blaze that burnt down multiple structures on an Oyster River hay farm on July 1. Photo courtesy Oyster River Fire Department
Campbell River Fire Department responded to a house fire on the evening of June 17, 2020. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Deparment

No injuries in Campbell River house fire

Crews responded to blaze on June 17

Campbell River Fire Department responded to a house fire on the evening of June 17, 2020. Photo courtesy Campbell River Fire Deparment
A decapitated sea lion washed up on the beach near Lantzville, found on April 28, 2020. PBMM discourages the practice, and advocates for humane and non-wasteful harvesting. Photo supplied by Animal Alliance of Canada

Seals and sea lions: scourge of the Salish sea?

Biologists divided on the cause of salmon decline as feds consider commercial seal hunt

A decapitated sea lion washed up on the beach near Lantzville, found on April 28, 2020. PBMM discourages the practice, and advocates for humane and non-wasteful harvesting. Photo supplied by Animal Alliance of Canada
Area C director Jim Abram is in Campbell River Hospital after falling from his roof in April. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
Area C director Jim Abram is in Campbell River Hospital after falling from his roof in April. Campbell River Mirror File Photo
Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home

Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home

Filmmakers liken pandemic to world wars as ‘generation defining’

Campbell River youth create film asking their generation to stay home
Support for people affected by the April 8 fire in Campbell River has been extended. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Support for people affected by the April 8 fire in Campbell River has been extended. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Community rallies around Campbell River fire victims

Emergency Social Services volunteers logged over 100 hours in first day after fire

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
The First Nations Health Authority is providing a new virtual primary health care service to First Nations people in B.C. (Pexels photo)

B.C. First Nations Health Authority launches virtual doctor program

Program to provide primary health care through COVID-19 pandemic

The First Nations Health Authority is providing a new virtual primary health care service to First Nations people in B.C. (Pexels photo)
Island recreation sites with camping facilities closed until June

Island recreation sites with camping facilities closed until June

Trail sites still open, provided safety can be ensured

  • Apr 8, 2020
Island recreation sites with camping facilities closed until June
BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers

BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers

Ferries working on schedule shifts to keep workers safe

BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers