Ladysmith Chronicle

LRCA receives first ever Cowichan Housing Association grant

The LRCA was awarded a $317,000 grant for their affordable housing project

  • Mar 11, 2020

Minister and Halalt First Nation chief consult on effects of recent flooding

Community heavily impacted with many damaged and uninhabitable homes

Long-time CVRD director for North Oyster/Diamond resigns

Mary Marcotte has been on leave-of-absence since September

  • Mar 10, 2020

Skating a necessity of life for Ellis in her adult years

Teacher marvels at the commitment of young Fuller Lake Skating Club group

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun is a must-see show

The Ladysmith Little Theatre's cast and crew put on a excellent show

  • Mar 9, 2020

Ladysmith Boil Water Advisory lifted

Two separate tests have shown Ladysmith's water supply meets or exceeds provincial standards

  • Mar 9, 2020

Official opening puts importance of new Chemainus library into perspective

Large crowd packs into the space to celebrate the remarkable addition to downtown

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school trustees to vote for wage increase, but for next board

Business committee recommendation to go before trustees at March 11 meeting

Mom and daughter Taylor-made to skate together

Cassandra Taylor returns to her roots at Fuller Lake Arena as sharp as her youth

Nanaimo teachers wear ‘Red for B.C. Ed’ as they hope for new deal

B.C. Teachers' Federation, B.C. Public School Employers' Association resume mediated negotiations

Thieves steal tools from Ladysmith resident

Malcom Davies estimates it will cost $2,000 to replace the stolen tools

  • Mar 5, 2020

Return to work brings some optimism at Chemainus sawmill

Long-time employee Hardy moving on after 35 years at the operation

Extra precautions against COVID-19 put in place as Vancouver Island tourism season arrives

Airports and border services follow federal cues to minimize spread of coronavirus

  • Mar 2, 2020

Crofton water switched to back-up system

Significant break to the main Catalyst system requires changeover without boil water advisory

The forestry strike and remembering when martial law came to Ladysmith

If, as they say, history occasionally repeats itself, it also does 180-degree turnarounds.

  • Mar 1, 2020

Weather cancelled 0.22 per cent of scheduled BC Ferries sailings in 2019

2012 was the worst for weather-related cancellations with 0.5 per cent

  • Feb 29, 2020

Nanaimo Airport’s $14-million expanded terminal officially opens

Departure lounge, security and baggage areas improved

  • Feb 28, 2020

Robinson celebration of life now at Mellor Hall

Cowichan Exhibition Grounds site picked due to the need for more space

Grand opening of new Chemainus library on March 7

There will be cake, refreshments, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and more

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun, starts show run at Ladysmith Little Theatre

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun will run from March 5 to March 22

  • Feb 27, 2020