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Snowfall warning: 5 things Ladysmith residents should know

Ladysmith could receive between five and 15 cm of snow by Saturday.

Chemainus Heath Care Auxiliary knits gifts for elderly, children

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary answered the call two months ago to knit cuddly teddy bears for children.

Festival of Lights attracts shoppers to Ladysmith

Bill Fitzpatrick had only just arrived Ladysmith in the mid 1980s when he struck the idea that the town needed an attraction.

  • Nov 23, 2016
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Ladysmith twins with Quebec municipality for Canada 150

Ladysmith has found its twin across the country in Quebec.

  • Nov 22, 2016

RCMP make arrest in alleged robbery at Ladysmith gas station

A 31-year-old is facing nine charges stemming from a string of armed robberies, including one at the Shell gas station in Ladysmith.

  • Nov 16, 2016

Ladysmith small businesses offered webinar programs

Ladysmith has partnered with Small Business BC to launch a new webinar program.

Ladysmith Festival of Lights work meeting this Sunday

Ladysmith residents will gather this coming Sunday to string up tens of thousands of lights across town.

  • Nov 2, 2016

Ladysmith residents’ rare 1934 Packard has storied past

Longtime Ladysmith residents Bhagwan and Gail Mayer are the proud owners of a rare Packard.

  • Nov 2, 2016

Redeem BC Transit pass to swim, skate at Cowichan Valley facilities

BC Transit has partnered with Cowichan Valley Regional District on a new campaign to make customers’ monthly bus pass go farther.

  • Oct 26, 2016

Ladysmith IslandSavings branch gives ‘huge donation’ to food bank

The Ladysmith branch of IslandSavings has donated $2,500 to the local food bank.

Ladysmith makes efficiencies to low flush toilet rebate program

Ladysmith is making efficiencies to how low flush toilet rebates will be issued to property owners in the future.

Ladysmith’s Pharmasave offers travel advice

BUSINESS NOTES - News from the Ladysmith Business Community

Male allegedly commits indecent act near Ladysmith park

Ladysmith RCMP are searching for a man who was allegedly seen committing an indecent sexual act near Forrest Field over the weekend.

  • Oct 17, 2016

Dry conditions increase risk of North Oyster fire

A North Oyster fire that started in the early afternoon Wednesday, June 29, was brought under control shortly after 3:30 p.m.

Senior girls to play in Provincials

Ladysmith Secondary School’s senior girls soccer squad is off to the BC Provincial soccer championships

Red tide warning issued for Strait of Georgia

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has closed large portions of the Strait of Georgia to the harvest of bivalve molluscs

It’s our heritage – Russions were here ‘fur’ sure

But were the Spanish the first of the probing Europeans

  • Apr 20, 2016

Place names have varied cultural roots

Ladysmith, and many of its street names, can be traced back to the relief of Ladysmith, South Africa, during the Boer War.

A sign of promise

From Kinsmen Beach in Chemainus to Transfer Beach in Ladysmith

  • Mar 1, 2016

Health Care Auxiliary helps purchase ATV

The Ladysmith Health Care Auxiliary helped Ladysmith Search & Rescue (LSAR) acquire an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV)

  • Jan 25, 2016