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Nov 15, 2017

Notification of Single Lane Access - 4th Avenue at the Rocky Creek Dip

Please be advised that 4th Avenue at the Rocky Creek dip is SINGLE LANE ACCESS only due to a culvert washout. In the event...

Nov 10, 2017

Always report bear and cougar sightings

Ladysmith, November 10, 2017 - As bear and cougar sightings become more frequent in our area, Ladysmith residents are reminde...

Nov 08, 2017

Ladysmith's historic First Avenue wins national Great Street title

Ladysmith, November 8, 2017 - Ladysmith's beautiful and historic First Avenue has been selected by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) as Canada'...

Nov 01, 2017

Electric Car Charging Station - Out of Service

The Downtown Electric Car Charging Station is...

Oct 30, 2017

Ladysmith youth to play pivotal role in planning for new youth strategy

Ladysmith, October 30, 2017 - The Town of Ladysmith is working with local youth and a variety of key community stakeholders on a...

Oct 25, 2017

Help Plan the Future of the Cowichan Valley

The Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) is undertaking a recreation planning project to help assess the current state of services and provide inf...

Oct 24, 2017

Town moves forward to remove derelict vessels from Ladysmith Harbour

Ladysmith, October 24, 2017 - The Town of Ladysmith is taking strong steps to address the serious issue of derelict and aband...

Stage 3 Lifted
Sep 20, 2017

Temporary Stage 3 Water Restrictions Are Now Lifted

Now that routine maintenance work is complete on the Chicken Ladder (Holland Creek), the temporary Stage 3 water restrictions put in place on Septembe...

Sep 12, 2017

Ladysmith Launches Community Consultation on Backyard Hens

Ladysmith, September 11, 2017 – Town of Ladysmith residents are being consulted about the potential for an amendment to the&...

49th Parallel side by side
Aug 24, 2017

49th Parallel Markers at Aggie Plaza

A matching pair of solid Western Red Cedar pillars have been installed in front of Aggie Hall to reflect our Town’s place at the 49th

Aug 18, 2017

Boat Launch Opened - August 17, 2017

Ladysmith boat launch is now re-opened. Three new metal pylons were installed to replace three old ones.

Holland Lake
Aug 03, 2017

Water Conservation - Every Drop Counts

Ladysmith Reminds Residents that 'Every Drop Counts'


Jul 26, 2017

Fire Smart Community: Controlling Vegetation

Did you know that uncontrolled vegetation, particularly tall grass, is a fire hazard? Town staff would like to remind property owners that the hot,...

Jul 26, 2017

Take the online survey for Ladysmith's Waterfront Draft Concept plan

We want to hear from you! 
After months of public consultation and community engagement the draft con...

Jul 07, 2017

Stage 2 Water Restrictions Start on Monday, July 10

Stage 2 Watering Restrictions are in effect starting on July 10, 2017, for the Town of Ladysmith, Cowichan Valley Regional District (Shellwood and ...

Jul 05, 2017

Campfire and Open Fire Ban in Effect from Noon, Thursday, July 6

All open burning, including campfires, is banned in Ladysmith and throughout BC's Coastal Zone (including all of Vancouver Island except the west coas...

Jun 20, 2017

Town of Ladysmith announces partnership with Active Solutions

A new partnership between the Town of Ladysmith and a local, multidisciplinary health clinic will result in an expansion of the fitness centre at F...

Jun 12, 2017

Ladysmith accepts offer for Town-owned land at 900 Russell Road

Ladysmith, June 12, 2017 – An accepted offer is in place for the sale of Town of Ladysmith-owned property at 900 Russell Road. The land has been...

Jun 08, 2017

Ladysmith Crosswalk to be Painted the Colours of Diversity

Ladysmith, June 8, 2017 – Ladysmith Town Council has voted to install a colourful rainbow cross...

May 26, 2017

Please Be Bear Aware

Please be aware that it is the season bears are coming out of hibernation and are searching for food sources...

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