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Aug 20, 2012

Knotweed Information

The Town of Ladysmith is looking into ways to effectively deal with Knotweed in the community. If you notice Knotweed on your private property, ple...

Aug 14, 2012

Ladysmith Habitat Partner Family a True Success Story

Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island announced today that the Ladysmith Habitat partner family, who has lived in ...

Aug 09, 2012

What Happened to the Judith Ann at Transfer Beach?

The old tug fondly known as the Judith Ann, a favourite climbing apparatus at Transfer Beach Park for years, has had t...

Jun 01, 2012

Ladysmith and Stz'uminus First Nation Sign Naut'Sa Mawt (Working Together) Accord

The Councils of the Town of Ladysmith and Stz'uminus First Nation have signed a renewed...

Apr 20, 2012

Ladysmith Named One of "Canada's Greenest Employers" for 2012

The Town of Ladysmith has been named one of  "Canada's Greenest Employers" for 2012.  The award recognizes t...

Apr 03, 2012

Ladysmith Third in BC for Energy Reduction During Earth Hour!

So many Ladysmith citizens were in the dark for an hour on Saturday, March 31 that the town recorded the third highest...

Mar 23, 2012

Peerless Road Recycling Depot to Receive Major Upgrades

Recycling in the Cowichan Valley Regional District will receive a boost thanks to the redevelopment of a former solid ...

Mar 20, 2012

Council Confirms "Best Practices" for all Closed Meetings

In order to ensure continued transparency in the decision-making process, the Ladysmith Council recently endorsed the ...

Mar 07, 2012

Bronze Level Duke of Edinburgh's Award Presented

Mayor Rob Hutchins presented Ryan Cooper with the Bronze Level Duke of Edinburgh's Award at the March 5th Council Meeting.

Feb 28, 2012

Ladysmith Nominated for "Great Places in Canada"

Ladysmith was nominated by a citizen for the Canadian Institute of Planners "Great Places in Canada" in the Neighbourh...

Jan 26, 2012

Ladysmith to Update Zoning Bylaw Thanks to Federal Gas Tax Funding

Ladysmith will be updating its zoning bylaw to support the implementation of the Community Sustainability Vision and C...

Jan 19, 2012

Ladysmith Receives $5.2 Million in Federal Funding for Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade

A state-of-the art secondary sewage treatment system, the first of its kind in North America, is being built in the To...

Dec 23, 2011

Think Local First! Town Supports 10% Shift Program

Consider shifting 10 per cent of your spending power to Ladysmith businesses. When you spend your dollars at local independent businesses, up to

Sep 29, 2011

Ladysmith Wins Two Awards at UBCM Convention

Winner - "Most Small Business Friendly Community" Award for Vancouver Island / Coast Region.
Honourable Mention:...

Sep 20, 2011

Secondary Suites Within Houses Now Legal in Ladysmith

After much consultation and public input, Council has passed a bylaw to allow secondary suites within single detached ...

Jun 24, 2011

Ladysmith Spirit Square Holds Grand Opening

Ladysmith's newest community amenity - providing services for citizens of all ages - was opened with much celebration ...

May 06, 2011

Council Approves Budget With Modest Tax Increase

Council has brought in a 2011 budget that focuses on maintaining services to residents while investing in long-term in...

Sep 30, 2010

Ladysmith Has Been Named a BC Solar Community

Ladysmith is one of 15 communities to be named a ‘BC Solar Community’ and receive funds to help develop an...

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