Year in Review - January

Year in Review - January

Year in Review – January

A look back at the first six months of 2015... January

  • Dec. 28, 2015 8:00 p.m.

We need proportional representation

Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder says it’s time to do away with first-past-the-post politics.

Ladysmith skater headed to Nationals

Sarah Kedves and partner Lucas Pallard of Nanaimo, headed to Kingston, Ontario, to compete for the Canadian Novice Pairs title.

Crowder reflects on 10 years in Parliament

Ladysmith-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder, who had announced she would not be running in the next Federal election, talked to Editor Lindsay Chung.

School district looking for new superintendent

SD68 Superintendent David Hutchinson announced his resignation Jan. 5, and the board appointed John Blain acting superintendent and CEO.

WFP Ladysmith Sawmill re-opens

Due to a downturn in the Chinese market, one of Ladysmith’s major employers had been shut down since Dec. 5

Quist up for national innovation award

Ladysmith Secondary grad and VIU graduate student Breanne Quist was nominated for the Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award for her development of privacycompass.ca

Ladysmith trails now on Google Maps

Resident Brian Thom added information about trails in Ladysmith and Saltair to Google Maps, where it can be accessed by mobile phones and computers.

Veterans MC donates funds to community

The Veterans Motorcycle Club donated $800 to the Ladysmith and District Marine Rescue Society and $ 700 to the Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund.