Kristen Douglas

Campbell River Councillor concerned about lack of competition for traffic light maintenance

City council will spend roughly $120,000 in each of the next five years on its street and traffic lights but one councillor questioned whether the contract is really to the benefit of taxpayers.

Campbell River councillor urges council to ‘step up’ and create a safer community

"Tonight's the night to make a decision and step up and create a more safe environment for our citizens."

City of Campbell River to give half a million to community groups

The City of Campbell River will give out more than half a million dollars in grant monies to local groups that provide benefits to the community.

Restoration work on destroyed Campbell River wetland expected to be complete next year

Remediation work on sensitive wetlands south of Jubilee Parkway is expected to be complete next year – nearly four years after their destruction first came to light.

Campbell River council split on funding plan to address affordable housing shortage

City councillors were split recently on whether or not to give money to the Strathcona Regional District for a plan aimed at addressing factors that contribute to homelessness.

Campbell River transit concerns piling up

City Hall has been receiving complaints and concerns from the community over bus routes

Campbell River’s newest Habitat homeowners set to move in this weekend

Part of Habitat's largest build in Campbell River is ready for its new owners

Questions surround tax breaks for Campbell River non-profits

A local golf course is set to receive an exemption next year on its city property taxes despite some on council questioning its eligibility.

Shipping containers: A ‘few people wreck it for everybody,’ says Campbell River councillor

A petition has taken issue with a neighbour who has parked large shipping container on his property

City of Campbell River looking to raise utility rates in each of next five years

The city is looking at an average utility rate increase for homeowners of 4.2 per cent in each of the next five years.

Dam project expected to put Campbell River’s drinking water at risk

Construction on the John Hart Dam, slated to begin within the next four years, is expected to put the city's drinking water at risk.

Underwater blast successfully completed before daylight on John Hart project near Campbell River

City of Campbell River's drinking water supply protected during rock blast

City of Campbell River receives second award for its budgeting plan

For the second year in a row, the City of Campbell River has been recognized for building one of the best local government budgets in all of North America.

Campbell River residents frustrated by issues plaguing their neighbourhood

Residents living in the Parkway/Maryland subdivision in the city's south end are getting fed up with what they say are decreasing water pressures in their homes and a lack of adequate road safety measures.

Library services to be restored in Sayward

A temporary library location will open next week inside the village's council chambers

Campbell River holds off on upping the battle against Scotch broom

City council was hesitant Monday night to commit to annually funding efforts to control and eradicate Scotch broom.

Four Campbell River intersections warrant better traffic control, study reveals

Four city intersections warrant better safety measures according to a traffic study of 15 city intersections.

Council doles out tax breaks to several Campbell River groups

More than 87 community groups and organizations are set to receive tax breaks in 2018 as council endorsed $475,955 worth of city tax exemptions at its Monday meeting.

Four community groups are trying to spruce up Campbell River

The City of Campbell River is providing the organizations with funding to beautify the community

Four community groups are trying to spruce up Campbell River

The City of Campbell River is providing the organizations with funding to beautify the community