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The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. Student workers at the campus are trying to unionize. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Inside the unionization battle at SFU and UBC

University workers pushing for adequate pay in increasingly expensive regions

  • Dec 5, 2022
The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on April 23, 2019. Student workers at the campus are trying to unionize. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Charlotte lives with chronic lung disease. Her wish was to go to her favourite theme park – a dream made true by Make-A-Wish Canada and generous donors when she was three-years-old.

‘Magic truly does exist:’ Creating lasting memories for children facing serious illness

Thanks to generous donors, Make-A-Wish Canada granted nearly 1,000 life-changing wishes last year

  • Dec 5, 2022
Charlotte lives with chronic lung disease. Her wish was to go to her favourite theme park – a dream made true by Make-A-Wish Canada and generous donors when she was three-years-old.
Stink bugs have reached the Comox Valley. Photo by Vanessa

Brown marmorated stink bugs have reached the Comox Valley – now what?

DUCHESS OF DIRT: Insects led to an estimated $37 million loss to USA apple industry in 2010

  • Dec 5, 2022
Stink bugs have reached the Comox Valley. Photo by Vanessa

Dr. Vivian Baker

In loving memory ~ Born in Nailsea, Somerset, England March 16, 1930,…

  • Dec 5, 2022

Gordon Milo Hegg

October 31, 1942 - December 5, 2022In loving memory ~ Born on…

  • Dec 5, 2022
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LETTER: Welcoming newcomers with open arms

Thank you for your thoughtful Nov. 24 editorial about welcoming people who…

  • Dec 4, 2022
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Raymond Jean Michel Tourangeau

May 29, 1936 - December 4, 2022In loving memory ~ Raymond Jean…

  • Dec 4, 2022

Yvonne E. Saunders Sinnott

August 22, 1941 - December 4, 2022In loving memory ~ Yvonne E.…

  • Dec 4, 2022

LETTER: Grateful for kindness of stranger after fall

At about 5 p.m. on Nov. 15, at the pedestrian crossing on…

  • Dec 3, 2022
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LETTER: Council must fully understand issues surrounding OCP

Re: North Saanich council tasks staff with stopping work on draft OCP.…

  • Dec 3, 2022
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LETTER: Oak Bay officer deserves more than a slap on the wrist

I am writing in regard to the article in the Nov. 24…

  • Dec 3, 2022
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Douglas E. Forrest

In loving memory ~ 1931 - 2022 Doug was born in Vancouver…

  • Dec 3, 2022

Ernie Dolling

December 3, 2022In loving memory ~ It is with great sadness we…

  • Dec 3, 2022

Joan Catherine Coulson

December 3, 2022In loving memory ~ It is with great sadness and…

  • Dec 3, 2022

Norma Hanington

October 14, 1930 - December 3, 2022In loving memory ~ Montrealer, gracious…

  • Dec 3, 2022
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LETTER: Stratas should be allowed to restrict rentals

I’m writing to protest against changing the condo rules that will prevent…

  • Dec 2, 2022
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Geoff Cram, co-owner of the Old Town Bakery in Ladysmith, shows this year’s gingerbread creation in the front window of the bakery. (Duck Paterson photo)

Ladysmith bakery’s gingerbread creations attract attention

Geoff Cram of the Old Town Bakery creates gingerbread bakery to celebrate business’ 20th anniversary

  • Dec 2, 2022
Geoff Cram, co-owner of the Old Town Bakery in Ladysmith, shows this year’s gingerbread creation in the front window of the bakery. (Duck Paterson photo)
The HMCS Columbia which was turned into an artificial reef off Quadra Island is teeming with life. Photo contributed

Artificial reef near Campbell River to be featured in Indigenous documentary series

Columbia shows how end of life vessels have a second life in expanding marine habitat

  • Dec 2, 2022
The HMCS Columbia which was turned into an artificial reef off Quadra Island is teeming with life. Photo contributed
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good

Do Some Good Receives National Award for Social Impact

B Corp and tech-for-good platform Do Some Good is being recognized on…

  • Dec 2, 2022
A look back at the early days of Do Some Good when the team was first forming. Photo courtesy Do Some Good
Stewart Goodings has just published his first novel, My friend, My Enemy - available now at local bookstores and online. Photo supplied

Comox author’s first novel reflects his knowledge of Russian culture and politics

Comox and Denman Island writer Stewart Goodings has published his first novel,…

  • Dec 1, 2022
Stewart Goodings has just published his first novel, My friend, My Enemy - available now at local bookstores and online. Photo supplied