Marc Kitteringham

Jade Berg was hired as part of a pilot project for the Canada Luge team. Photo by Brooke Apshkrum

How do you feed a world cup-level sports team? Vancouver Island man knows

Campbell River chef feeds national luge team as part of pilot project

Jade Berg was hired as part of a pilot project for the Canada Luge team. Photo by Brooke Apshkrum
Volunteers and staff at the Campbell River Food Bank pose with North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (third from left) and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (second from right). Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Jagmeet Singh talks affordability, just transition, housing and health care

NDP leader addresses Islanders’ concerns during visit to Campbell River

Volunteers and staff at the Campbell River Food Bank pose with North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (third from left) and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh (second from right). Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Campbell River food bank volunteer Bob Naylor helps federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh fill a bag of food for a food bank client during Singh’s visit to Campbell River on Jan. 23. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

Federal NDP leader visits Campbell River to discuss affordability, housing and food security

Jagmeet Singh holds roundtable, tours Campbell River Food Bank and visits Comox Valley officials

Campbell River food bank volunteer Bob Naylor helps federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh fill a bag of food for a food bank client during Singh’s visit to Campbell River on Jan. 23. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Phil Hillier is joined by dad Chris in the digger at a Campbell River construction site for Phil’s third birthday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Campbell River construction workers help build the best birthday ever

Akers Property Solutions construction crew gives a young fan a party to remember

Phil Hillier is joined by dad Chris in the digger at a Campbell River construction site for Phil’s third birthday. Photo by Marc Kitteringham/Campbell River Mirror
Ray Watkins Elementary School in Gold River has been closed for two days after some staff and students reported itchiness, redness and welts. Photo courtesy Vancouver Island West School District

Pesticide traps cause of Gold River elementary school rash — Island Health

Students reported hives, itchiness and runny eyes, prompting closure of school

Ray Watkins Elementary School in Gold River has been closed for two days after some staff and students reported itchiness, redness and welts. Photo courtesy Vancouver Island West School District
Ray Watkins Elementary School in Gold River has been closed for two days after some staff and students reported itchiness, redness and welts. Photo courtesy Vancouver Island West School District

Gold River elementary school closed for two days for health reasons

Staff and students at Ray Watkins Elementary reported itchiness, redness and welts on Wednesday

Ray Watkins Elementary School in Gold River has been closed for two days after some staff and students reported itchiness, redness and welts. Photo courtesy Vancouver Island West School District
The warming centre in Tahsis, where people were without power in January, 2022. Photo courtesy SRD

Workshops to help build extreme temperature resiliency in North Island

Public invited to join in one of two workshops this month

The warming centre in Tahsis, where people were without power in January, 2022. Photo courtesy SRD
The new charging station in Sayward opened on Dec. 20. Photo courtesy BC Hydro

Electric Vehicle charger opened in Sayward

Charging station can add 50 km of range in 10 minutes

The new charging station in Sayward opened on Dec. 20. Photo courtesy BC Hydro
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (left) in Gallipoli, Turkey in September, 2022. Photo courtesy Facebook/Rachel Blaney

Cost of living and inflation the big story of 2022, according to North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney

Confidence and Supply agreement helped NDP move legislation through, will continue in 2023

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney (left) in Gallipoli, Turkey in September, 2022. Photo courtesy Facebook/Rachel Blaney
Host Gerry Dee meets the Roberts family on Family Feud Canada, Season 4. From left are Dee, Sheryl Thompson, Julie Bronson, Robyn Ross, Iris Rayburn and Marian Atkinson. Photo courtesy CBC

B.C. family represents their Indigenous heritage on Family Feud Canada

Best part of experience was ‘joking around with Gerry Dee’ — contestant

Host Gerry Dee meets the Roberts family on Family Feud Canada, Season 4. From left are Dee, Sheryl Thompson, Julie Bronson, Robyn Ross, Iris Rayburn and Marian Atkinson. Photo courtesy CBC
Project Watershed staff and volunteers prepare to sample the beach at Frank James Park in Campbell River on Aug. 11 to assess the site for beach-spawning forage fish. The Coastal Marine Strategy will be integrated with the province’s Wild Salmon Strategy and new watershed security strategy. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Province wants feedback on coastal marine strategy

Strategy developed in partnership with coastal First Nations

Project Watershed staff and volunteers prepare to sample the beach at Frank James Park in Campbell River on Aug. 11 to assess the site for beach-spawning forage fish. The Coastal Marine Strategy will be integrated with the province’s Wild Salmon Strategy and new watershed security strategy. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
The Transportation Safety Board concluded its investigation into a Sept. 24, 2019 helicopter crash in Campbell River. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

Rotor blade malfunction caused fatal 2019 B.C. helicopter crash: TSB

Investigation says failure that killed pilot occured during emergency landing in Campbell River

The Transportation Safety Board concluded its investigation into a Sept. 24, 2019 helicopter crash in Campbell River. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Aquaculture will be one of the key focus areas of the study. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)

Federal and provincial governments give North Island $250,000 for labour market study

Funding to build report on labour market, attract medical professionals to region

Aquaculture will be one of the key focus areas of the study. (Photo courtesy Grieg Seafood BC)
A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

‘Reasonable grounds’ to consider charges in fatal Campbell River police shooting: watchdog

Jared Lowndes shot dead in July 2021 in the parking lot of Tim Horton’s

A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Port Hardy saw heavy snow and strong winds on Tuesday. Photo by Tyson Whitney/North Island Gazette

Power out for over 1,000 in Port Hardy

Cause undetermined — BC Hydro

Port Hardy saw heavy snow and strong winds on Tuesday. Photo by Tyson Whitney/North Island Gazette
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney wants large grocery store corporations to “pay what they owe.” (Stock photo)

North Island-Powell River MP wants to ‘make huge corporations pay’

MP Rachel Blaney calls on government to stand up to ‘ultra-rich CEOs’

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney wants large grocery store corporations to “pay what they owe.” (Stock photo)
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces march at a parade in Calgary on July 8, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

North Island-Powell River MP calls on Veterans Affairs minister to stop ‘putting profits ahead of care’

Blaney calls to stop outsourcing VAC work to private companies

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces march at a parade in Calgary on July 8, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Sayward councillor Kohen Gilkin was elected at age 18. Photo courtesy Kohen Gilkin
Sayward councillor Kohen Gilkin was elected at age 18. Photo courtesy Kohen Gilkin
The Timber Licence in question was located up Loughborough Inlet. Photo courtesy Google Maps

Fine for illegal cedar harvesting in Great Bear Rainforest increased more than tenfold

Penalty increased to $131,000 to act as deterrent, prevent profit from proceeds of a crime

The Timber Licence in question was located up Loughborough Inlet. Photo courtesy Google Maps
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy YouTube
North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney speaks in the House of Commons on Nov. 14. Photo courtesy YouTube