Year in Review - November

Year in Review – November

A look back at the last six month of 2015…

  • Mon Jan 4th, 2016 7:00am
  • News

WWII a job that needed doing

World War II veteran Bill Hopkins recounted his experiences as a sailor aboard a troop ship that landed soldiers on Juno Beach during the D-Day invasion.

Esplanade dealership gets council green

Ladysmith council approved of plans to allow a car dealership focused on alternative energy vehicles to be located on the Esplanade, just south of the Cenotaph.

Stz’uminus business interests growing

The Coast Salish Development Corp, which is owned by the Stz’uminus First Nation, is vying for the Small Business BC Community Impact Award, and a bigger piece of the action in and around Ladysmith.

Echo Park renamed in Hul’qumi’num to Wul’aam

After consultation, and in recognition of the Penelakut First Nation, North Cowichan council decided to rename Echo Park to Wul’aam, which means ‘echo’ in Hul’qumi’num.

Zen and the art of guitar making

If you want to make music, and the instrument your music will be played on, guitar maker Joe Egan has just the course you might be looking for.

Provincial organization takes up Dogpatch case

The BC Nautical Residents Association has responded to a call from the Ladysmith Harbour Community to advocate on behalf of residents in the Dogpatch.

Chemainus teacher honoured

Janet Ruest was off to Ottawa to receive the Geographic Society’s top award for teachers.