Community

Ladysmith leaders share their hopes for 2019

A look at some of the people who love this town and what they hope to accomplish this year

  • Jan 2, 2019

Plunging into the New Year cold

Ladysmith welcomes 2019 with the annual Polar Bear swim at Transfer Beach

  • Jan 2, 2019

How much do you really know about Christmas?

Whether you’re a Christmas angel or a Grinch, this test will challenge your knowledge of the holiday

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What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

Grand Christmas contest makes Christmas bright for three Ladysmith shoppers

Trio splits $1,000 to be spent in Ladysmith shops

  • Dec 23, 2018

Stuff the Truck raises $64,000 for Ladysmith food bank

Campaign should help carry the charity into the new year

  • Dec 21, 2018

Kinsmen Hot Dog sales net over $3,000 for Ladysmith Food Bank this year

And that’s just one of the many local beneficiaries of the club’s charity efforts

  • Dec 21, 2018

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Blue Christmas for Ladysmith residents having tough time with the holiday

Friday service for people of all faiths, or no faith

  • Dec 19, 2018

Ladysmith kids swingin’ around the jukebox

Ladysmith schools explore all kinds of ways to channel pre-holiday energy

  • Dec 19, 2018

Another mill artifact finds a place in Chemainus museum

Famous door salvaged from storage holds a special significance for former manager Dobson

Operation Popcorn visits Cowichan District Hospital

Transplant patient thanks workers for gift of life

Ladysmith Interact club students inspired and inspiring

Ladysmith Secondary School group making a difference in their community

  • Dec 14, 2018

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Ladysmith Maritime Society wants to be known as the Friendliest Marina on the Coast

Group marks 33 years of marine preservation and community

  • Dec 13, 2018

VIDEO: Close encounter with a whale near Canada-U.S border

Ron Gillies had his camera ready when a whale appeared Dec. 7

Breakfast with Santa a Ladysmith staple

Nearly 700 people took part in this annual charity event

  • Dec 11, 2018

Christmas comes alive in Crofton

Parade entries light up the night and rain holds off

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary’s incoming, outgoing dollars truly remarkable

Luncheon and installation brings those enormous numbers into focus