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City marks Waste Reduction Week

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. - This week marks Canada's 17th annual Waste Reduction Week. The initiative is a way to raise awareness on different ways to reduce waste. The City of Campbell River will be sharing...

Campbell River expands mapping services

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. – The city of Campbell River is trying out something new to improve its map services. A new open data catalogue has been added to the city’s website. Open data is information...

City adopts gender-inclusive washroom signage policy

Washrooms in Campbell River are getting new, gender-inclusive signage. This comes after council adopted a new policy at Monday’s meeting. The policy allows for people to choose the washroom of the gender they identify as,...

City offering Halloween safety tips

The city wants people to keep it spooky, but safe, in Campbell River. With Halloween just under a week away the city is giving people some tips on how to do just that. The city...

New online tool lets residents see city developments

Campbell River residents have a new way to keep track of development. The city has launched an online map. It lets people check out building and development applications. The map shows where a proposed project...

First Outline For Undeveloped Site Finished

A concept plan has been completed for an undeveloped site in the south end of town. Using resident feedback, the Waterfront Front Task Force has finalized a conceptualized plan for the 3.5 acre site at...

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...

City launches online registration for recreation programs

You can now sign up for recreation programs online. The City of Campbell River launched the service on Tuesday. Online registration is available for programs offered through the Community Centre and Sportsplex. The service lets...

City Begins Process Of Fixing Sewer System

The city of Campbell River has chosen a contractor to look at design work to upgrade the sewer system between the Maritime Heritage Centre and the Big Rock Boat Ramp. The city has awarded...

City Cracking Down On Bad Behaviour

A rash of incidents at the Community Centre is forcing the City of Campbell River to crack down. A wave of inappropriate acts have taken place at the Centre, including drug usage and alcohol...

City Adds More Hardwear To The Trophy Case

The city of Campbell River has received an award for its planning. The Planning Institute of British Columbia presented the city with a silver award of excellence for the Downtown Refresh intitative. Acting Community...

City Giving Residents Options For Tax Payments

The city of Campbell River is offering residents alternate methods of paying their property taxes. 2017 property taxes were due on July 4th and any overdue amounts will be charged an extra 10%. City spokesperson Mark...

City Engaging In New Program Encouraging Safe Driving

The city of Campbell River is using a multi-pronged approach to raise attention to road safety. The city has launched it's Summer Safe Driving campaign. Ron Neufeld, Deputy City Manager, says one part of the approach...

City selects contract to develop beachfront site

The city of Campbell River has found a company to develop their latest spot. The city has selected Cohlmayer Architecture to develop the site along Highway 19 with the Waterfront Task Force. Deputy City...

New tourism operator looking for help at the top

Destination Think is looking to fill a managerial position. City Manager Deborah Sargent says the city's new tourism operator is looking for a new Executive Director of Tourism Marketing. She notes having experience in...

City hires new operator to grow local tourism

The city of Campbell River has hired a new tourism operator. Destination Think will be work with city to grow the local tourism industry, in accordance with the five year tourism strategy. City Manager...

City Working Towards Eliminating Pay Parking In Public Spots

The City of Campbell River is moving forward on bringing in a ban on paid parking for public facilities. Paid parking has come up as an issue in the community, following the announcement that...

City Looking To Finance Infrastructure Upgrades

The city of Campbell River is looking to borrow some money for infrastructure projects. City Manager Myriah Foort says the city is seeking $10 million from the Municipal Finance Authority, with most of the...

City Taking A Stand Against Invasive Odours

The city of Campbell River has brought in a bylaw on offensive odours. The city began looking at the issue last year, following a number of complaints from residents about an odour coming from...

City Using New Platform To Attract Potential Business

Campbell River is getting creative to bring in more business. The city has released a new video showing the positives of living and working in Campbell River, along with a detailed Community Profile document....
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