Ladysmith Chronicle

Extension given for Cowichan region homeless tenting sites

Meeting with BC Housing to determine the next step

 

Direct mail delivery to Penelakut Island a big benefit for residents

Service that started in mid-March has especially been appreciated since pandemic restrictions

 

COVID-19 considered as Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district passes budget

$200K for coronavirus contingency in Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools' 2020-21 financial plan

 

Contract awarded for second stage of Chemainus Road Corridor Upgrade

Milestone Equipment Contracting Inc. of Nanaimo will be providing the finishing touches

Crops ready, but Russell Farm Market still a month away from reopening

Garden Centre doing a blazing business with everyone taking up gardening

Town of Ladysmith receives $25,000 to create poverty reduction plan

The plan will assess needs around emergency response, support services, housing and food security

  • Jun 12, 2020

Arcade games a bright light to public market space

Pinball being enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages

Christy Wood leaves executive director role at LRCA for new job with City of Nanaimo

Marsh Stevens will take over as executive director of the LRCA

  • Jun 10, 2020

Horse mascot’s Dr. Bonnie Henry outfit popular with store’s customers in Cassidy

Trading Post Feed and Tack has been dressing up Cantelope for 15 years

Canada has a colour blindness problem when it comes to anti-black racism

It is time for Canada to cast a critical eye on racial inequality

  • Jun 3, 2020

Town of Ladysmith adopts 1.92 percent tax increase for 2020

Mayor Aaron Stone said the increase balances lost revenue while maintaining town services

  • Jun 3, 2020

Considerations made to keep Crofton drive-by birthday celebrations going

Trucks will tone it down or not use horns at all to bring some joy to kids and older folks

Ladysmith principal mourns family killed during US protests

Jelks says he's grateful for the outpouring of support from the community in the wake of this tragedy

  • Jun 2, 2020

Vancouver Island Regional Libraries to offer ‘takeout’ style services

VIRL will offer the service on a branch-by-branch basis

  • Jun 1, 2020

List of businesses and services now open in Ladysmith

The Chronicle is compiling on ongoing list of businesses in Ladysmith that are now open

  • May 29, 2020

Man claims Ladysmith Bylaw Officer accused him of ‘squatting’ at Transfer Beach

Remley believes the officer was profiling him because of his long hair and long beard

  • May 29, 2020

School district reveals restart plans for Nanaimo-Ladysmith

K-5 students will see two days of instruction a week, 6-12 students once a week

Council votes to move forward with detailed site investigation of waterfront area lands

The "uplands area" of the Ladysmith waterfront has historical contaminants that must be remediated

  • May 27, 2020

Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later

Victim of Chemainus murder and his brother leave a huge impact on a large group of friends

Cowichan Strong partnership launches COVID-19 business recovery needs assessment

Series of surveys distributed to local business owners serves as a first step

  • May 20, 2020