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Ladysmith marina future in question as water lease set to shift to First Nation – Times Colonist

The society that runs the Ladysmith Community Marina has been told it needs to vacate the site and remove its infrastructure by the end of December

The non-profit group that runs Ladysmith Community Marina is wondering what will happen to the facility now that the province and town have signalled that the water lease is being transferred to a local First Nation.

That leaves the fate of $5 million worth of docks and other infrastructure — added over the years through donations and grants and worked on by volunteers — up in the air.

The province has been leasing the water lot to the town, which has agreements with the Ladysmith Maritime Society to manage and operate the marina.

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