John McKinley

OPINION: It’s not a few bad apples, it’s a rotten tree

“It would be tragic to be distracted from the moral grievance being lodged here”

‘A bottomless well of love for people and communities’

Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor JR Rardon dies at age 61

Crowds vanishing from Vancouver Island theatres

Cancellations and postponements the message of the day for large community entertainment venues

Veteran Island journalist battles cancer through pioneering treatment

Vancouver Island rallies around JR Rardon and family during stay in Seattle

UPDATED: Winter storm warning lifted for most of southern Vancouver Island

Schools open in Alberni, capital region, closed Campbell River to Cowichan

2019: Counting down the stories the gripped Vancouver Island

Presenting the most read stories of the past 12 months on vifreedaily.com

Vancouver Island remembers

Remembrance Day images from around the Island

Brazil prepares to send in the army to battle Amazon wildfires

Country’s leadership under increasing international criticism for its response to burning rain forest

Dip your sense of adventure in Vancouver Island’s Devil’s Bath

What’s reputed to be Canada’s largest cenote can be viewed near Port Alice

Man charged after knife waved at 7-Eleven store clerk

Port Alberni’s Jared Dallen Stein charged after consecutive robberies

Nude bungy jumpers stretch annual Vancouver Island event to record heights

More than 100 take the plunge for the BC Schizophrenia Society at WildPlay Nanaimo

Vancouver Island boys high school basketball bragging rights on the line

Oak Bay, Nanaimo, Ladysmith and Victoria host Island championships this weekend

Vancouver Island Snowmageddon finally over?

Wet flurries possible, but school districts open, last night’s dump probably the last gasp.

Back to school for Vancouver Island’s snow-covered kids, more snow coming

All school districts in business this morning but officials warn another 5-10 centimetres today

Cowichan, Sooke, Nanaimo, Victoria, Saanich schools remain closed

Snowfall warning over, Comox, Campbell River, Alberni and Qualicum open

And the snowiest community on Vancouver Island is…

Black Press reporters break out their tape measures to determine winter warrior bragging rights

UPDATE: Vancouver Island schools and colleges closed Tuesday

WATCH: School superintendent delivers Snow Day message in song

More than 90,000 remain without power on Vancouver Island

BC Hydro working around the clock in the wake of most severe windstorm in years

B.C. man’s disappearance galvanized Vancouver Island

A look back at the search that tore at the fabric of a young family and close-knit friends

Advance poll turnout way up for Saturday’s election

Interest in voting early evident across Vancouver Island