Year in Review

Year in Review – February

A look back at the last six month of 2015… February

  • Dec. 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Town will move forward with fenced dog park discussion

Proponent Robin Maxted presented a petition signed by 562 residents asking for a fenced, off-leash dog park in Ladysmith.

Town of Ladysmith signs Declaration of the Right to a Healthy Environment

At the urging of Denis Hughes council voted to sign a declaration inspired by Dr. David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Tour.

Derelict vessel bill will be debated in Ottawa

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder’s bill regarding derelict vessels was to be debated in Ottawa.

Leedahl shares personal essays in her new book

Writer Shelley Leedahl shares perspectives on her book of essays  I Wasn’t Always Like This.

Orcas medal at Regionals

Faith Knelson and Aileen Humphreys earn medals at Vancouver Island Regional Short Course Championships; prepare for AAA Provincials.

Celebrating Main Street – Oyster Bay

A two-part historical perspective on Ladysmith’s Esplanade, with help from the Ladysmith Archives.

North Cowichan achieves climate action milestone

Partners for Climate Protection award the Municipality of North Cowichan honours for its award-winning Climate Action and Energy Plan.

Interest in bigleaf syrup spreading

Vancouver Island maple syrup is getting attention, thanks to Ladysmith farmer Gary Bucklund and family.


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Ladysmith’s Coats for Folks closes early due to building sale

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Smoking ban arrives on BC Ferries

No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

VIDEO: It’s Hometown Hockey time in Cowichan!

See our videos and pictures by our reporters from the big event at The Stick.

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Castlegar homicide victim identified

The victim was 38-year-old Jordan Workman of Castlegar, B.C.

UPDATE: City of Nanaimo senior manager dismissed

Chief operations officer Brad McRae no longer employed by the city

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates get one last prime-time pitch

Leadership campaign to be decided in Feb. 3 vote

Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Canada’s Conservative leader begins three-day visit to B.C.

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

Vancouver Islanders ponder need for tsunami siren song

Alarm sounds in Port Alberni but not at the DND base in Esquimalt

Babcock, Goyette and Smyth honoured at Order of Hockey in Canada

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