Year in Review

Year in Review

Year in Review – March

A look back at the last six month of 2015 . . . March

  • Dec. 28, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Hundreds gather for Chemainus skate park’s official opening

Eight years in the making, a new skate park in Chemainus was celebrated by 300.

Strike carries on at Stz’uminus Health

Employees of the Stz’uminus Health Centre remain on the picket line in a dispute that had continued for more than 20 days.

No support for derelict vessels bill from Conservatives

A private member’s Bill C-638 by Nanaimo-Cowichan MP Jean Crowder was not supported by Conservatives

New York, New York

Ladysmith dancer Kayla Henry qualified for the prestigious Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York, April 10-16.

Welcome to a town with good taste

A wave of ‘good taste’ is making fine dining a matter of choice in Ladysmith.

Penelakut boys set their sights on Sweden

A fundraising campaign was launched to get a group of Penelakut soccer players to a tournament in Sweden.

Life is shorter in Ladysmith

A health profile indicates people die sooner here, but officials aren’t sure why. Women have a life expectancy of 82 years in Ladysmith, compared to 84 years provincially; men 77 years compared to 80