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Thief steals Knuckles character from display outside Ladysmith Community Health Centre

Knuckles was stolen between 11:00am - 12:00pm on July 1

Victoria police investigating possible hate crime on BC Transit bus

A young Black man was randomly struck by a Caucasian man who he did not know

Direct mail delivery to Penelakut Island a big benefit for residents

Service that started in mid-March has especially been appreciated since pandemic restrictions

Retired Ladysmith master mariner publishes memoir of a life at sea

John Anderson’s book: Of Times and Tides is a vivid memoir of decades in the shipping industry

COVID-19 considered as Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district passes budget

$200K for coronavirus contingency in Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ 2020-21 financial plan

Contract awarded for second stage of Chemainus Road Corridor Upgrade

Milestone Equipment Contracting Inc. of Nanaimo will be providing the finishing touches

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49th Parallel and Island Savings team up to raise $40,000 for local food banks

920 food bank bags were delivered to food banks in Ladysmith, Chemainus, Duncan, and Cedar

LDCU partners with LSS to print signs for graduating class of 2020

Each sign featured the names and grad photos of each student

A farewell to John Wilson

Rollie Rose writes in memoriam of his friend, John Wilson, who passed away June 19, 2020

Two B.C. First Nations call for fish farm removal from their territory

Two Campbell River-area First Nations are calling for the removal of a…

Council votes on host of water infrastructure projects for 2020

Council voted on three water related projects at the June 16 Special Meeting of Council

Open burning restrictions to be lifted in Coastal Fire Centre

All open fires will be allowed effective at noon on June 19

New BC Ferry ‘Island Aurora’ starts service off Northern Vancouver Island

Island Aurora will replace the 51-year old Quadra Queen II on Alert Bay-Sointula-Port McNeill run

  • Jun 18, 2020

Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store expansion well underway

Expansion will bring benefits for volunteers, shoppers, and the community at large

Town of Ladysmith updates plans to help businesses recover from COVID-19

Local service clubs and businesses made donations of tables, and lights to support the efforts

Local realtor and graphic designer create signs to support 2020 graduates

Cheri Mactier and Patrick Soderholm teamed up on an initiative to celebrate grad 2020

Rotary Club of Ladysmith Donates Emergency Preparedness Kits to the Town

The Kits will be stored in various locations around Ladysmith for use in an emergency

Phase Two of Chemainus Road Corridor Upgrade to start in mid-July

Mid-November the target date for the completion of the remaining work

Painting of a front-line worker a powerful image

Chemainus artist puts her creative touch to COVID Angel

Town of Ladysmith receives $25,000 to create poverty reduction plan

The plan will assess needs around emergency response, support services, housing and food security