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Mayor Adams not surprised about weed legalization delay

Not surprising. That’s what Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams calls the news recreational marijuana won’t be legalized in Canada by July 1st. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made that announcement last month during an interview with Quebec’s...

Council Approves Grant For Downtown Beautification Project

The city of Campbell River is putting more effort into beautifying in the downtown core. Council approved a $10,000 grant to develop a mural at a business on Shoppers Row. The business is also...

Nyrstar announces conditional re-opening of Myra Falls Mine

The Myra Falls mine has taken a major step towards re-opening. Nyrstar has announced that the mine, which has been closed since 2015, will conditionally re-open. Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams says it's good to see...

ICET Investing In Campbell River’s Big Tech Advancement

Island Coastal Economic Trust is helping fund Campbell River's Technology Attraction Strategy. $10,000 is being provided to help further develop the strategy. Mayor Andy Adams says one project the city is working on is...

Multiple Island issues discussed at AVICC

The AVICC Conference has wrapped up for 2017. The annual gathering brings together representatives from across the island and the coast to discuss issues being faced by coastal communities. Campbell River was the host...

Funding for new regional composting facility

Comox Strathcona Waste Management is receiving funding to go towards a new regional organics composting facility. Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams says the facility will service both Campbell River and the Comox Valley. "The...

City receives funding for more Seawalk upgrades

The federal and provincial governments are providing funding to continue upgrade work on Campbell River's Rotary Seawalk. Mayor Andy Adams says the city will cover one-third of the costs, while the the governments will chip...

Local residents named to TLA Board of Directors

Campbell River is being better represented at the Truck Loggers Association. Locals Bill Nelson and Dorian Uzzell have been elected to the TLA Board of Directors during the association's annual convention. Mayor Andy Adams...

Mayor Excited About Province’s Investment At NIC

The Mayor of Campbell River is welcoming a major investment at North Island College. NIC is getting $13.5 million for upgrades and a new trades training centre. Mayor Andy Adams says the announcement is...

City Approves 10 Year Plan

Campbell River City Council has passed its financial plan. Council gave final adoption on the budget, which includes capital project planning and construction and a 2.5 per cent tax rate increase for residential...

2017 Budget Discussions In The Books

Budget talks have wrapped up at City Hall. Campbell River City Manager Deborah Sargent says there's a lot of excitement on upcoming construction projects. Mayor Andy Adams says another important capital project includes maintenance of...

Staff begin budget meetings

The city is holding its budget meetings this week. Meetings begin today and are scheduled to take three days. Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams says starting the planning process now is beneficial for both...

Beautifying Campbell River

Two Business Improvement areas are partnering with the city for beautification projects this year. Mayor Andy Adams says the city set up a program to make available up to 10-thousand dollars for the areas to...

Renovations coming to Campbell River Casino

Campbell River City Council has given approval for a million-dollar renovation and expansion to the casino building on St. Ann's Road. The plans include a full service restaurant and outdoor patios. Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams...

Grass Roots Kind Hearts present to Council

Campbell Riverites packed city hall's gallery at last night's council meeting. Grass Roots Kind Hearts presented to council for the need of a sobering assessment centre in the city. Spokesperson Diane Palmer says they received over...

Hospice Society moving ahead

The Campbell River Hospice Society is moving ahead with the first phase of a new facility on Evergreen road. Campbell River City Council has approved the development permit. Mayor Andy Adams says he's pleased to see...

Campbell River Receives MarCom Gold Award

The City of Campbell River has received its third MarCom Gold award this year. The award is an international award for creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement in marketing and communication. Mayor Andy Adams says the...

Forestry Task Force

The City of Campbell River is looking for people to join the Forestry Task Force. Mayor Andy Adams says Campbell River is the centre for the coastal forestry industry and the hub for all major...

Dick Murphy Park Platform

A new viewing platform at Dick Murphy Park will an item included in council budget discussions.   Mayor Andy Adams says the previous platform was removed last January due to safety reasons.     The option chosen for consideration will...
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