Ladysmith Chronicle

Ladysmith Chamber reflects on a challenging 2020

For small businesses looking to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 one word comes to mind more than any other: confusion.

  • Nov 29, 2020

Routley left off the list of NDP cabinet ministers again

Premier Horgan opts for some newcomers in key positions over experienced MLA

49th Parallel continues to grow in spite of pandemic

The biggest challenge of the pandemic has been keeping shelves stocked at 49th Parallel stores

  • Nov 28, 2020

Development remains consistent in lead up to official community plan process

Pandemic or no pandemic, Ladysmith is growing. New developments have sprung up in recent years, and more development will be needed to meet the demands of a growing population. And that challenge of growth is something that the Town of Ladysmith is taking seriously.

  • Nov 27, 2020

Film commissioner says COVID-19 cost central Island $6 million in economic activity

Jurassic World: Dominion, Chesapeake Shores among productions halted due to pandemic, says INFilm

High demand and low inventory drive a competitive housing market in Ladysmith

VIREB's Susan Perrey said buyers are looking to take advantage of low interest rates

  • Nov 27, 2020

MacGregor to host expert panel for virtual town hall on freighter anchorages issue

Residents can participate through MP's website or Facebook page Dec. 3

With more student drop-offs during pandemic, SD68 examines safety outside North Oyster school

Fewer school bus trips and more cars accentuating traffic concerns, say school district staff

LDBA and Ladysmith Credit Union sponsor local shopping sprees

Don't miss your chance to win a $300 local shopping spree

  • Nov 26, 2020

Crofton man’s expertise earns international award with home-built elevator

Experience put to use in winning contest entry for furniture and home projects

Nanaimo Airport faces steep decline in passenger counts

Nanaimo Airport CEO Dave Devana says it will take years to return to 2019 levels

  • Nov 25, 2020

Paper Excellence Canada announces restart date of Crofton paper machine

Nearly 60 jobs will return with the restart

  • Nov 24, 2020

CFB Esquimalt’s Fleet Diving Unit members remove large tires submerged in Chemainus Bay for years

Environmental concerns and deadly hazard for crabs finally alleviated

Nanaimo-Ladysmith and Qualicum superintendents ask Island Health about COVID-19 safety at schools

Central Island medical health officer answers questions parents have been asking

  • Nov 19, 2020

No foul play in death of woman in Chemainus

Police officers make determination after an investigation

Aaron Stone re-elected as chairman of the Cowichan Valley Regional District

Salmon Blaise, director for Mill Bay/Malahat, elected as new vice-chairman

  • Nov 18, 2020

Arbour Cottage long term care home has license suspended

Owner operator Jaime Looten says the facility will not reopen

  • Nov 18, 2020

Body found in car in Chemainus

Police make discovery after being called to apartment building

Candidates share their vision for the future of Area H

Ben Maartman and Murray McNab debated their ideas for Area H during a candidates forum hosted by YES

  • Nov 17, 2020

School district reports COVID-19 case at Ladysmith Secondary

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools reports exposure dates of Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 12-13

  • Nov 15, 2020