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Vancouver Island remembers

Important stories shared as Islanders salute those who made the greatest sacrifice

  • Nov 10, 2018

Remembrance Day: Goldfish, caterpillars and close calls

Air crew members saved by parachutes and life vests part of exclusive company

After the Dragons: Vancouver Island

Business owners credit the popular show, Dragons’ Den, with giving them exposure

Victoria’s costumed greeters bid farewell

Victoria AM Association dissolving, to host goodbye breakfast Nov. 16

Nanaimo photographer a finalist in World Photographic Cup

Mike Woodworth recognized by competition for the second year in a row

Port Alberni poet shares ‘little true stories’ of First World War

Alberni author Jacqueline Carmichael was inspired by the words of her grandfather

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Remembering Northern B.C.’s Flying Tigers

The legend of World War Two pilots Albert and Cedric Mah, as told by their daughters

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

Salmon attracting people and birds to Goldstream Provincial Park

Thousands of people are visiting the river according to park naturalist

Diwali Festival celebrated in B.C. Legislature for first time

‘Festival of lights’ celebrates triumph of light over dark, good over evil

North Saanich students, Pauquachin Nation carver launch canoe built together

Carver Curtis Henry: “It’s not just about building canoes. It’s about teaching our culture.”

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018

B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

Vancouver Island veteran finds peace, and his calling training service dogs

Service dog helped Tyson King deal with post-traumatic stress disorder

Chemainus student among a select few in special Vimy visit

“Being in Europe allowed me to feel a connection to the soldiers I never would have experienced.”

Surveying ongoing on proposed trail to link Horne Lake with Alberni area

Parks Services will work with the ACRD and First Nations

Has someone been randomly kind to you today?

Friday is Random Acts of Kindness Day

Time to get flu shots is now, says Island Health

Children, seniors and people with medical conditions most at-risk of suffering from influenza