Year in Review - July

Year in Review - July

Year in Review – July

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

  • Jan. 4, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Grass fire forces Cedar evacuations

Fire departments, B.C. Forest Service water bombers and local residents all responded to a 20 hectare grass fire in Cedar.

Ladysmith buys land for new municipal hall

The Town of Ladysmith bought four properties on Buller Street and First Avenue as a future location for city hall.

Oh Canada! What a great celebration

Ladysmith and Chemainus pulled out all the stops celebrating Canada’s 148th birthday.

Transfer Beach Playground replaced

Work began dismantling the Transfer Beach playground and replacing it with a brand new zone of dreams and adventures.

E&N Railway platforms get political

Nanaimo-North Cowichan NDP MLA Doug Routley says it’s taking too long to make decisions about the E&N railway, which has been idled since 2011.

Protesters call for removal of Viki Lyne II

People on the water and on land demanded the derelict Viki Lyne II be removed from Ladysmith Harbour.

Get ready for legalized cannabis Arnett warns

Ladysmith councillor Steve Arnett, concerned about indications that Canada will be moving toward the legalization of marijuana products, urged council to be prepared to regulate