February 2023

We may still be in winter but the snowdrops are sprouting, gardeners are plotting and warm weather is coming

November 2022

TIME TO SPARKLE & SHINE! Our extended summer weather was lovely but we have much to celebrate with the cooler, rainy season. For one thing – Ladysmith’s Festival of Lights is back! There is something special about sharing the experience, ohh-ing and ahh-ing over the nighttime parade, the huge Chuck Perrin tree and fireworks. Christmas …

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October 2022

Hello comfy sweaters and long pants. That briskness in the air tells us that fall is here and we are greeting the season with some great editorial in the November issue

September 2022

Just a friendly reminder as we are now working on the October issue, deadline to book space is September 15. Please contact us today, we can assist you with your advertisement, whether it is a new creation or tweaking an existing ad.

Awesome August

August 2022

It was a long time coming but summer is now here – and we say “Keep It Going” – Be inspired by what’s happening right in our own backyard. Be sure to keep your copy of TAKE 5 handy for quick reference for all the fun stuff happening in August and the Explore Guide for even more to do.

July 2022

Where to start? There is so much going on in July – well heck it feels like that wonderful time before that “C” word came into being. Along with anniversary parties, and car shows (Brits on the Beach), there is a plethora of music events that kicks off the month starting with Cowichan Reggae Society’s …

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June 2022

In June 1997 a free monthly community publication serving Ladysmith and area was first published. It was a modest affair, an 8-page newsletter. The next issue doubled in size – and what followed was a flurry of activity with many talented contributors. The readership grew and the business community advertised, but more than that, many …

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May 2022

Sailpast Saturday, May 7 the Ladysmith Yacht Club is celebrating their Opening Day & Sailpast, a tradition that began nearly 200 years ago. Everyone is invited to this FREE event at Transfer Beach Park. Red Dress Day May 5 is national Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls. Watch for local initiatives in the community and remember to hang your red dress as a sign of solidarity.

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