Masters Road

When thinking about the ‘official’ history of Campbell River, and the stories that are most often told, I think of several things.  For me, the …

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Annual General Meeting

This year’s Annual General Meeting will take place Wednesday April 14, 2021 at 4pm via Zoom.  Please register in advance by emailing erika.anderson@crmuseum.ca.   The Annual …

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Going to the Falls

Ever popular for Sunday drives and showing visitors the sights, Elk Falls on the Campbell River has been the highlight of many an excursion over …

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Cory Cliffe – new artist in the Museum Shop!

Cory Cliffe had a turning point in his life in 2014 when he participated in Tribal Journeys.  From there he started learning about who he …

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Thank you Rotary for the Archives Research Centre!

In 1992 the Rotary Club of Campbell River contributed $75,000 towards the New Museum Project.  This named giving opportunity supported the Archives Research Centre and …

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Urban Biodiversity

April 20 at 6:30pm join the Museum at Campbell River and Greenways Land Trust for another talk as part of their Environmental Speakers Series in …

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The Haig-Brown House

I take for granted that many people haven’t been to, or maybe don’t even know about, my favourite place in Campbell River.  It has a …

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The Care of Books

This past October, the Comox Valley lost a beloved long-time resident, Father Charles Brandt.  An ordained priest and member of the Hermits of St. John …

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Haig-Brown House Writing Retreats

This January through March, four emerging local writers are participating in a writing retreat program at the Haig-Brown House.  They have each been partnered with …

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Lucky Jim Mine

When most people think of BC gold rushes they think of Barkerville, the Fraser River and the Cariboo.  Few would automatically think of Vancouver Island.  …

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The Christmas Tree

“Just before Christmas we went out into the woods, cut down a fir tree and brought it home so alive still that the warm house …

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‘Twas the wreck of the Northwestern

T’was December 14th on the chilly North Island, Where mountains meet valley and ocean meets dryland, The sheep were in bed, and so were the …

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