Strathcona Regional District

Muchalat Inlet, near Gold River, British Columbia. Gold River will be receiving a new tsunami siren. (Wikimedia commons)

Tsunami warning sirens coming for coastal communities in Strathcona Regional District

Fair Harbour, Gold River getting first sirens, Zeballos, Tahsis and Walter’s Island getting second

 

The Strathcona Regional District has seen housing costs rise faster than income rates. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Housing cost vs. income gap means affordability not improving soon: SRD review

‘Dramatic interventions’ from government would help lessen housing pressure — housing consultant

 

A bike park slated for Blenkin Memorial Park on Quadra Island will be proceeding. Photo courtesy Google Streetview

Quadra Island bike park moving forward despite Strathcona Regional District’s reservations

Project to proceed subject to lease amendment protecting regional district

 

The warming centre in Tahsis, which experienced multiple power outages this winter (21/22). Photo courtesy SRD

Strathcona Regional District directors have power grid resiliency on their minds

Micro-grids, proactive tree maintenance and self sufficiency all pitched for UBCM conference meeting

The warming centre in Tahsis, which experienced multiple power outages this winter (21/22). Photo courtesy SRD
An artist’s rendering of the Just Like Home Lodge that will be built by the Strathcona Regional District near the Campbell River Hospital. Photo courtesy Strathcona Regional District

Strathcona Regional District to build new Just Like Home Lodge near Campbell River Hospital

Facility provides lodging for patients, families travelling to Campbell River from other communities

An artist’s rendering of the Just Like Home Lodge that will be built by the Strathcona Regional District near the Campbell River Hospital. Photo courtesy Strathcona Regional District
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase two of the project will be on the northern grids. Photo supplied

SRD to kick off second phase of Tsunami planning project

Two virtual meetings to be held in late April

  • Apr 1, 2022
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase two of the project will be on the northern grids. Photo supplied
The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.

Bute Inlet slide was equal to mass of every car in Canada

Data from slide could be used for hazard assessment and disaster planning

The slide swamped the Southgate River, around 13 km downhill from the initial incident. Photo supplied by Hakai Institute.
Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest

First 50 km of Connected Coast high-speed internet line laid

Project will connect approximately 90,000 remote coastal households to fibre optic network

Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest
The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD

Food delivery coming for remote Vancouver Island communities

Roads have been in poor condition since last week’s snow

The warming centre in Tahsis last week. Tahsis is one of the communities getting a delivery of food this week. Photo courtesy SRD
Tahsis and Zeballos have recently done floodplain hazard studies. Black Press File Photo

SRD villages ready for the rains

Tahsis and Zeballos could see over 200 mm of rain by Wednesday

Tahsis and Zeballos have recently done floodplain hazard studies. Black Press File Photo
BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.

BC Rent Bank sees daily applications triple in first day after province-wide roll out

Microloan program available in all areas of province

BC Rent Bank helps people stay out of homelessness. Black Press stock photo.
The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase one of the project focused on the Kyuquot & Nuchatlitz Grids and phase two will be Quatsino & Nootka Grids. Photo supplied
Four grids represented in the high-resolution overland tsunami mapping. Phase one of the project focused on the Kyuquot & Nuchatlitz Grids and phase two will be Quatsino & Nootka Grids. Photo supplied
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program starting up next week

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)

North Vancouver Island Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Program ready to relaunch

Teams have protocols in place to ensure COVID-19 safety while providing marine safety net

The seasonal Search and Rescue program will run between May to September. ( File photo/Canadian Coast Guard)
Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)

Salmon Farmers ask Strathcona Regional District for support

Directors ask why industry hasn’t already pivoted to closed containment

Mowi Canada West was part of the presentation to the Strathcona Regional District board. (Mowi Canada West photo)