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One of the Island’s most popular thrift shops also shuts its doors due to COVID-19

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary worries a long closure will mean a dramatic drop in donations

Ongoing list of Ladysmith COVID-19 cancellations and closures

Everything in Ladysmith that has been impacted by COVID-19

UPDATED: Visitor restrictions in place at Island Health facilities in response to pandemic

Effective immediately, no visitor who is unwell may visit any Island Health facility

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Long list of events disrupted by COVID-19 around the community

Challenging situation affecting fundraisers, entertainment, sports and more

Chemainus Theatre Festival cancels remaining dates of The Marvelous Wonderettes due to COVID-19

Situation to be reevaluated soon regarding upcoming production of The 39 Steps

Cocaine and cash left at local business, Port Hardy RCMP want to talk to owner

The owner appears to have accidently left four ounces of cocaine and over $20,000 by mistake.

Resident Alien production takes two-week hiatus amid COVID-19 pandemic

Resident Alien was scheduled to return for filming in Ladysmith from March 13 to March 17

Vancouver Island ‘coffee group’ wins $1-million 6/49 prize

Seven retirees who meet weekly for coffee will share windfall from Tuesday night’s draw

Ladysmith consituency office opens for one-day a month

Staff from Paul Manly’s office will be in Ladysmith at the LRCA on the third Friday of every month

RDN transit committee recommends Nanaimo-Duncan busing consultation

If RDN board gives approval, public engagement would begin March 30

Defying the odds, Jackie Bates raises funds for double lung transplant

Jackie Bates suffers from cystic fibrosis and is on the waitlist for a double lung transplant

Local knitters send teddy bears for international disaster relief

Gillan Ames and Nancy McArthur’s bears have been sent to Asia, Africa, and eastern Europe

Minister and Halalt First Nation chief consult on effects of recent flooding

Community heavily impacted with many damaged and uninhabitable homes

New $16.2-million transit facility opens in Cowichan Valley

Project a partnership of three levels of government

LRCA receives first ever Cowichan Housing Association grant

The LRCA was awarded a $317,000 grant for their affordable housing project

Long-time CVRD director for North Oyster/Diamond resigns

Mary Marcotte has been on leave-of-absence since September