The City of Campbell River has been twinned with Ishikari in Hokkaido, Japan since 1983. The sister city relationship was originally inspired because both communities are known for their salmon. While Campbell River is the self-declared salmon capital of the world, Ishikari is known as a town of salmon.
Close bonds of friendship are built and nourished through cultural and student exchanges as well as clerical worker and economic exchanges promoted through Rivercorp and the Ishikari International Association.
For more information, see http://www.twinningcr.bc.ca.
Contact the Campbell River Twinning Society via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.