Ladysmith Chronicle

It’s about time we brag about Ladysmith’s amazing volunteers

Duck Paterson brags about Ladysmith's volunteer organizations

  • Feb 28, 2021


Search underway for missing woman after boat catches fire in Ladysmith harbour

A large boat caught fire on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 27

  • Feb 28, 2021


Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district chosen to field COVID-19 rapid response team

Team to consist of SD68 and Island Health staff, according to B.C. Ministry of Education


Hatred has no place anywhere

We accomplish so much more when we respect each other

  • Feb 24, 2021

Ladysmith storyteller Rachel Dunstan Muller launches pair of podcasts

Hintertales: Stories from the Margins of History and Sticks and Stones and Stories are available now

  • Feb 24, 2021

Multiple vehicle collision at Grouhel Road stalls highway traffic

Two emergency services helicopters responded to the collision

  • Feb 23, 2021

Additional COVID-19 exposure reported at Ladysmith Secondary School

The exposure dates are Feb. 8-10 and Feb. 16-18

  • Feb 22, 2021

Chemainus Dollars revert to being strictly souvenirs on April 5

Unique currency turns collectible under the Festival of Murals Society

COVID-19 exposures in Crofton, Chemainus

Brass Bell Pub and Chemainus Secondary School the sites

Align With Jessica: Yoga is a Path not a Product

Health and Wellness columnist, Jessica Lowry shares her perspective on yoga

  • Feb 19, 2021

Heart Month door to door campaign goes virtual for 2021

Ladysmith's PJ Halliday is leading the fundraising charge for Heart Month

  • Feb 19, 2021

Upgrading NDSS a priority in Ladysmith school district long-range facilities plan

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools forecasts enrolment at 26 per cent overcapacity in 2030/31

Ladysmith’s Jim Girvan honoured with forest industry award

Girvan was recognized by the Association of BC Forest Professionals

  • Feb 18, 2021

Nanaimo school district forecasts enrolment rebounding from COVID-19

Student numbers to rise for next three school years, projects district staff

BC Housing granted temporary use permit for homeless shelter at Island Hotel

Town Council has voted to grant a temporary use permit for BC Housing to utilize the Island Hotel as a temporary homeless shelter for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Feb 17, 2021

Housing report finds Ladysmith needs more one-bedroom rental units

510 units of new housing are needed by 2025, 384 of which will need to be one-bedroom units

  • Feb 17, 2021

Ladysmith Search and Rescue saves hiker lost overnight in the Timberlands area

North Shore Search and Rescue responded with a helicopter to safely extract the hiker

  • Feb 16, 2021

Man killed in Chemainus after being struck by a vehicle

Witnesses outside the Station Ridge complex provide information to police on hit-and-run

Paterson’s Perspective: Once again, Islanders are getting hosed at the gas pump

Duck Paterson's take on Vancouver Island's high gas prices

  • Feb 13, 2021

Saltair electors approve water loan authorization

Alternative Approval Process results in only 30 objections filed