Mike Chouinard

Can you board a ferry in a medical emergency? A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had issues getting on the ferry to go to hospital in Campbell River and was told to call 911. File photo/Campbell River Mirror

Heart attack raises questions about boarding BC Ferries in health emergencies

Quadra Island man recovering after being airlifted to hospital in Victoria

Can you board a ferry in a medical emergency? A Quadra man in the middle of a heart attack had issues getting on the ferry to go to hospital in Campbell River and was told to call 911. File photo/Campbell River Mirror
Members of search and rescue teams from every SAR team on the Island, as well as a few from the Lower Mainland, were involved in a search two lost seniors on Quadra Island Friday. Photo courtesy Campbell River Search and Rescue

Walk was to take an hour, says rescued Quadra Island woman

The pair heard whistle from locals involved in search Friday afternoon

Members of search and rescue teams from every SAR team on the Island, as well as a few from the Lower Mainland, were involved in a search two lost seniors on Quadra Island Friday. Photo courtesy Campbell River Search and Rescue
A recent road rescue has pointed to the need for more Sayward Fire Department volunteers. Photo, Screenshot

Road rescue near Sayward points to volunteer need

Fire department recruits can be tough for small, remote communities

A recent road rescue has pointed to the need for more Sayward Fire Department volunteers. Photo, Screenshot
Residents packed the Comox Valley Regional District’s boardroom at a committee meeting in March to protesting a proposed water bottling operation. File photo/Black Press

Strathcona Regional District board reconsiders some of bottled water stance

One key issue is whether residents can supply neighbours during drought

Residents packed the Comox Valley Regional District’s boardroom at a committee meeting in March to protesting a proposed water bottling operation. File photo/Black Press
CUPW workers on the picket line during the morning of Oct. 31. In the afternoon, there was an incident involving an elderly man who allegedly tried to drive through the picket line. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

No charges pending after driver confronts picket line in Campbell River

Police suggest the incident might be more a matter of mediation

CUPW workers on the picket line during the morning of Oct. 31. In the afternoon, there was an incident involving an elderly man who allegedly tried to drive through the picket line. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Residents packed the CVRD’s boardroom at a committee meeting in March to protest a proposed water bottling operation in the Merville area. File photo/Comox Valley Record

Campbell River area wants Island united against commercial water extraction

Strathcona Regional District pushing to block for-profit water extraction and bottling

Residents packed the CVRD’s boardroom at a committee meeting in March to protest a proposed water bottling operation in the Merville area. File photo/Comox Valley Record
Chef, author and educator Barton Seaver speaks to the Seafood West Summit in Campbell River. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

Educate chefs about aquaculture, says Seaver

Renowned chef and author speaks to Seafood West Summit in Campbell River

Chef, author and educator Barton Seaver speaks to the Seafood West Summit in Campbell River. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Emergency responders attend a fatal accident scene on South Island Highway involving a dump truck and a motorcycle. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

One dead in two-vehicle MVA south of Campbell River

Dump truck and motorcycle vehicle involved in crash on South Island Highway

Emergency responders attend a fatal accident scene on South Island Highway involving a dump truck and a motorcycle. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
This aerial view shows the area proposed nature sanctuary on Quadra Island. Image, Strathcona Regional District

Woman donates land as nature reserve on Quadra Island

Shore area on Hyacinthe Bay includes nesting spots for seabirds

This aerial view shows the area proposed nature sanctuary on Quadra Island. Image, Strathcona Regional District
First responders were at North Island College Thursday morning responding to an unspecified threat. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

Bomb threat closes North Island College campuses

“Out of an abundance of caution, all campuses are being evacuated.”

First responders were at North Island College Thursday morning responding to an unspecified threat. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Emily Aitken (left), Brody Naknakim, Dana Roberts and Greg Johnson present their work on preserving local indigenous language to the board of education at the most recent meeting. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River schools, First Nations preserve traditional tongue

Project uses new technology to promote language to kids

Emily Aitken (left), Brody Naknakim, Dana Roberts and Greg Johnson present their work on preserving local indigenous language to the board of education at the most recent meeting. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark (right) announced funding for forestry education programs at North Island College’s Campbell River campus Monday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

North Island College gets $328,000 for forestry education funding

Announcement in Campbell River part of $1 million around B.C.

Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark (right) announced funding for forestry education programs at North Island College’s Campbell River campus Monday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror
Rod Brind’Amour spoke with the Mirror about his first season as a head coach. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror

B.C.’s Brind’Amour reflects on year one as NHL coach

Hurricane legend speaks about surprise season, the Storm Surge and life in Carolina

Rod Brind’Amour spoke with the Mirror about his first season as a head coach. Photo by Mike Chouinard/Campbell River Mirror