Tofino Campground Extended For Six Months

Residents of Tofino’s Crab Apple Campground can take a momentary sigh of relief after the town’s municipal council extended their legal lives by six months last week, a report said. It was difficult to add more time as the Local Government Act prohibited Temporary Use Permits to be renewed more than once. Crab Apple’s second […]

Domestic Murder-Suicide At Saskatchewan Campground Investigated

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Major Crime Unit South investigated a firearms-related incident at Lions Park Campground Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, a report said. Meadow Lake RCMP received numerous reports that a firearm was discharged at the Lions Park campground around 2:44 p.m. on August 30. Flying Dust First Nation‘s 34-year-old female was found dead […]

Update: Teacher Killed In Sask. Murder-Suicide Was Leaving Abusive Husband

Charlene Graham’s family claims that she was killed and shot by her husband. Della Duquette won’t forget the words of her younger sister: “Go!” “Sis, it’s okay, I’m going. Duquette said it was an order to run for her own life as her estranged husband pointed a rifle towards them Monday afternoon at Meadow Lake, […]

Second Phase Of RV Park Redevelopment In Kelowna Revealed

Details about Westcorp’s second phase on the huge development at the Hiawatha RV Park and Mobile Home Park have been released, a report said. Recently, the company submitted a request to the City of Kelowna regarding a parkade as well as three towers. The application will be reviewed by the City Council in the fall. […]

Pop-up Event At B.C. Campground Teaches Children About Ecosystems

Ferry Island Campground was crowded on Tuesday afternoon with curious children wading through the water to find bugs, snails, and reptiles, a report said. Children aged five to twelve were treated to fun ecology lessons thanks to Christine Slanz’s efforts and her team of summer students Casey and Ella, who organized a pop-up event in […]

Alberta Fire Ban Partially Lifted

The city’s fire ban, which had been in effect for almost two months, has been partially lifted, a report said. According to the City of Medicine Hat, residents are now allowed to use their legal backyard firepit as per their permit. Gas City Campground, Kin Coulee Park, and Kin City Central Park, as well as […]

Two Boys Survive Near-Drowning River Incident Near BC Campground

After tasting the power of the river this week, a family from Chilliwack in British Columbia has pledged to protect its power, a report said. Shaun McDowell, 11 years old, said that he was bruised from jumping into the Vedder river Tuesday to save his friend. Shaun and Darius, a friend of Darius’s, had been […]

Abandoned RVs A Problem For B.C. Town Towing Company

Sooke Towing received a call in late July about an RV that had been completely destroyed and left in an active road between Victoria and Port Renfrew. They were eventually able to locate the owner, but they had not been licensed and did not have insurance, a report said. The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia […]

Changes Proposed For Alberta Campground

After having read the proposed amendments to the bylaw, Council decided to hold two public hearings later in September, a report said. The administration presented requests to the council to approve the first reading of a municipal development plan and an area structure plan amendment for the Eagle Ridge campground. “It was only the first […]

200 Properties Near Skaha Creek Fire To Be Evacuated

An evacuation alert was issued Monday afternoon for 200 properties that could have been endangered by the Skaha Creek wildfire west of Penticton, a report said. Wind gusts of up to 40 km/h were forecast Monday afternoon. The alert, which is a reminder to people to be prepared to leave at any moment, covers the […]