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New Habitat for Humanity build gets permit

Campbell River city council has approved a new Habitat for Humanity build. The 477 Hilchey Road project’s development permit was passed at Monday’s meeting. The project includes 11 units in four duplex buildings and one...

City says it’s ready for snowy conditions

The City of Campbell River says it’s geared up for winter weather. This comes after the southern part of the island was pelted with snow yesterday. Jon Isfeld, the city’s Roads and Drainage Supervisor, says...

City looks to incorporate LGBTQ+ inclusivity policy

The City of Campbell River is moving forward with making its facilities more welcoming to LGBTQ+ people. Tuesday the Committee of the Whole accepted a report from city staff called “Gender identity, expression and creating...

Mayor happy with 2018 budget

Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams says he’s pleased with the 2018 budget. It includes funding for a number of infrastructure projects and service upgrades. The budget is based on a 10-year plan rather than a five-year...

Check your water valves

The city is urging people to check their pressure reducing valves. This comes ahead of Campbell River switching to its new water supply system. That change is coming in 2018. The city says it’s important...

Penfield project rezoning rejected

An application for rezoning on three Penfield Road properties has been rejected. The proposal would have allowed for a combination of building single-family homes, secondary suites, and secondary homes at 2405 Penfield. Campbell River council denied...

Council approves utility fee increase

Campbell River residents are going to see higher utility bills. Council approved the rate increases at last week’s meeting. They apply to water, sewer, and garbage and recycling. Council also approved a parcel tax for...

City wins awards for videos

The City of Campbell River is getting some recognition. It’s won awards for three videos it’s produced. The city picked up two videographer Awards of Distinction for At Your Service, Campbell River and Our Forests,...

Campbell River fire truck getting donated to less-developed country

An old Campbell River fire truck is being donated to Firefighters Without Borders Canada. City council approved the move at its meeting on Monday. The truck is a Mack from 1986. In Canada a fire truck...

Campbell River RCMP asking for more officers

Campbell River needs more police officers. That’s the word from the local RCMP detachment. It delivered a report to the city’s Committee of the Whole earlier this week. The report will be part of the...

Campbell River to see an increase in user fees

Service fees in Campbell River are going up. City council gave the first three readings to proposed increases for water, sewer, storm water, garbage and recycling fees at Monday’s meeting. The city says the increases are...

Council approves waterfront plan

City council has approved the Waterfront Task Force’s plan. The proposal for the downtown Campbell River site came after six months of work including public consultations. The 3.5 acre property is at the corner of...

Council dissolves Rivercorp

The Campbell River Economic Development Corporation is no more. Council dissolved the organization at Monday’s meeting. The company, known as Rivercorp, had been inactive since mid-2015. Council first began the process to dissolve the corporation earlier...

City wins award for financial plan

The city's staff is getting some high praise. Campbell River has won its second Government Finance Officers Association of North America Award. The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award recognizes exemplary practices within the city’s current financial...

Survey shows slight decline in homeless population

They are fewer homeless people in Campbell River compared to two years ago.  That’s according to results from a city survey given to council at Monday’s meeting. This year’s homeless count ran from September 1st...

New video showcases services provided at city hall

The City of Campbell River has launched a new video to inform people about what goes on at city hall. Deputy City Manager Ron Neufeld says the At Your Service video shows the services...
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