Strathcona Regional District

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
Tahsis and Zeballos have recently done floodplain hazard studies. Black Press File Photo

North Island 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
BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.

BC Rent Bank sees daily applications triple in first day after province-wide roll out

Microloan program available in all areas of province

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

Labour dispute cancels Campbell River hockey game

Storm game cancelled due to Strathcona Gardens strike, 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
From left are union workers Justin Wolfe, Debra Wilson, Sydney Roberts and Catherine May striking outside of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Union workers strike at Strathcona Gardens

Workers want cost of living agreement in new contract with SRD

From left are union workers Justin Wolfe, Debra Wilson, Sydney Roberts and Catherine May striking outside of Strathcona Gardens. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens will be continuing negotiations for increased wages. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror

SRD and unionized workers at impasse over Strathcona Gardens wages

United Steelworkers membership votes to reject tentative deal

Unionized workers at the Strathcona Gardens will be continuing negotiations for increased wages. Photo by Marc Kitteringham, Campbell River Mirror
Area B Director Noba Anderson sued the Regional District in 2020. The B.C. Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Regional District back in June. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

Justice ‘not satisfied’ Cortes Island director met burden of proof in SRD lawsuit

Reasons for June judgement provided to Strathcona Regional District board

Area B Director Noba Anderson sued the Regional District in 2020. The B.C. Supreme Court ruled in favour of the Regional District back in June. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase one of the project focused on the Kyuquot & Nuchatlitz Grids and phase two will be Quatsino & Nootka Grids. Photo supplied
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase one of the project focused on the Kyuquot & Nuchatlitz Grids and phase two will be Quatsino & Nootka Grids. Photo supplied
Many residents of Tahsis do not feel comfortable driving along the route to Campbell River, especially in winter. (Google Maps)

Remote West and North coast Island residents probe better link with Campbell River

Strathcona Regional District looks at shuttle service for Gold River, Tahsis, Zeballos and others

Many residents of Tahsis do not feel comfortable driving along the route to Campbell River, especially in winter. (Google Maps)
Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

B.C. Supreme Court sides with Strathcona Regional District in lawsuit by director

Cortes director sued regional district in 2020 to recoup legal costs from previous lawsuit

Director Noba Anderson had sued the Regional District in relation to a 2019 matter. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press

Connected Coast disconnection fires up Vancouver Island officials

Conflicting accounts of connection speeds throws wrench into plans SRD directors say

Conflicting accounts of connectivity speed has created a hurdle for the Connected Coast project. File photo, Black Press
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

North Vancouver Island Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program ready to relaunch

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety while providing marine safety net

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)

Strathcona Regional District asked to support decision to remove fish farms

Wilderness Tourism Association says SRD consituents ‘will benefit greatly’ from wild salmon population

Nineteen salmon farms in the Discovery Islands were given 18 months to vacate, causing shock and uncertainty in the industry. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)
The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River rink eying 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition

Winner gets to host a pre-season NHL game and $250,000 to help fix their arena

The arena at Strathcona Gardens could be in the running for the 2022 Kraft Hockeyville competition. File photo – Campbell River Mirror
A small fire on North Rendezvous Island is the first wildfire of the season in the Campbell River area. Officials are asking people to take caution when burning during these dry conditions. BC Wildfire Dashboard

‘Conditions are tricky at the moment’ warns Coastal Fire Centre

Small fire on North Rendezvous Island first of the season for Campbell River area

A small fire on North Rendezvous Island is the first wildfire of the season in the Campbell River area. Officials are asking people to take caution when burning during these dry conditions. BC Wildfire Dashboard
A welcoming ceremony was held at the meeting of the SRD board April 14, where gifts were exchanged between KCFN Director Kevin Jules (left) and SRD Chair Brad Unger (right) to mark the historic occasion. Photo Submitted

Vancouver Island First Nation officially joins regional district as full member

Kyuquot Sound-based KCFN becomes part of the Strathcona Regional District

  • Apr 15, 2021
A welcoming ceremony was held at the meeting of the SRD board April 14, where gifts were exchanged between KCFN Director Kevin Jules (left) and SRD Chair Brad Unger (right) to mark the historic occasion. Photo Submitted
Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)

Salmon farmers ask Strathcona Regional District for support

Directors ask why industry hasn’t already pivoted to closed containment

Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)
An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.

Vancouver Island officials ‘cannot support’ sewage outfall for displaced First Nation

Strathcona Regional District wants planned Tlowitsis village to have self-contained sewage system

An overview of the proposed wastewater outfall for Tlowitsis First Nation – prepared by Chatwin Engineering – submitted to the Ministry of Transport.