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Cold weather puts pressure on homeless shelters in Campbell River

Salvation Army and Sobering Centre offer a total of 40 beds

Vancouver Island hospitals saw rise in snow-related injuries, staff shortage from snow

Walk-in clinic closures, motor vehicle incidents saw crowded emergency rooms

Dissenter from group of scientific experts calls foul on DFO, says effects of fish farm virus ‘extremely uncertain’

Too much unknown about PRV’s effects on wild stocks, says John Werring

Virus found among Atlantic salmon ‘poses minimal risk’ to Fraser River sockeye – DFO

Findings released after judge overturns DFO policy allowing transfer of fish without PRV screening

Alexandra Morton, ‘Namgis First Nation win fish farm virus case

Department of Fisheries and Oceans ordered to review policy on testing

Loblaws apologizes after flipped semi-trailer closes North Island highway

Crew worked for eight hours to transfer groceries from overturned rig

Vancouver Island volunteers reclaim outdoor playground-turned junkyard

Crew removes garbage from Mary Lake northwest of Campbell River

Demolition company ‘exposed worker to serious injury or death’ at former Island mill – WorkSafeBC

ABC Recycling failed to employ professional engineer before collapse, says report

First Nations carvings stolen during break-and-enter at downtown Campbell River office

Stolen artwork includes Bear Dancer carving by Island-based artist Michael Price

VIDEO: Brr! Island boy to plunge into icy waters daily for charity

Sylas Thompson, 11, following in the footsteps of uncle “Polar Bear” Jake Hebenton

Shelter Point reaps rewards for artisanal whiskey distilled from local grain

Oyster River-based company takes home crop of medals at Canadian Whisky Awards

Collapsed floor traps worker at decommissioned North Island pulp mill

Man frees self, escapes injury, investigation underway at Elk Falls facility in Campbell River

DAVE’S DIGS: Taking a closer look at the ‘taxpayer’ argument against refugees

The notion of irregular migrants as economic burden is a myth

Campbell River woman launches GoFundMe for brother awaiting double lung transplant

Man with chronic lung disease facing high rent in Toronto ahead of surgery

Campbell River resident asking for bottles and cans to help Chemainus stabbing victim

Janelle Guyatt suffered serious injuries during a May 2016 knife attack

Ratfish generates social media buzz on Vancouver Island

Boneless, glowing creature a common bycatch, but it usually stays in deep waters – fish expert

Ratfish generates social media buzz on Vancouver Island

Boneless, glowing creature a common bycatch, but it usually stays in deep waters – fish expert

Rachel Blaney acclaimed as NDP candidate for North Island-Powell River

NDP holds AGM and nomination meeting at Merville Hall

Cermaq says experimental ‘closed-containment’ fish farm coming to Canadian waters

Atlantic salmon ‘thriving’ in closed system in Norwegian Sea, says aquaculture company