Campbell River Harbour Revitalization

Campbell River Harbour Authority

Sources of Funding
ICET:$150,000
DFO - Small Craft Harbours:$1,476,755
Campbell River Harbour Authority:$265,275
Total Budget: $1,892,030

The Fisherman’s Wharf located near the heart of downtown Campbell River was home to 235 port vessels and had more than 80 vessels on its wait list for moorage. There was a lack of space for new marine businesses to develop and an urgent need for facility upgrades. The space constraints limited visitor capacity and reduced marine tourist traffic to the community.

To expand and improve the wharf, the Campbell River Harbour Authority undertook a harbour revitalization project that added 960 lineal feet of floats and 300 feet of licenced docking area for transient boaters. Shower and washroom facilities were relocated in the harbour office building, the floats in the south harbour renewed, and electrical upgrades performed. Additionally, a storm water management facility was built that included a catchment basin for rain water runoff and an attractive rain garden.

The expanded and improved Fisherman’s Wharf, completed December 2012, provides safe and secure berthing for larger ships, commercial fishing vessels, other commercial boats and pleasure craft. There is now enough moorage for home port vessels, space to welcome visitors and room for entrepreneurial growth. The increased vessel traffic brings more business to Campbell River’s Pier Street district and the local marine businesses have expanded their fleets. 

ICET By The Numbers

2,500
person years employment created (construction phase)

ICET By The Numbers

50
locally elected officials and MLAs working together

ICET By The Numbers

$10.4
million annual provincial government revenue generated

ICET By The Numbers

3,650
post completion jobs created

ICET By The Numbers

$4.6
dollars leveraged for every ICET dollar invested

ICET By The Numbers

$236
million leveraged into the region

ICET By The Numbers

$50.5
million disbursed

ICET By The Numbers

$52.1
million committed

ICET By The Numbers

212
economic development projects

ICET By The Numbers

170
projects completed

ICET By The Numbers

36%
projects in small (less than 5,000) communities

ICET By The Numbers

50+
communities with ICET projects

2019-2020 ANNUAL REPORT

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