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Was there a tornado on Vancouver Island Monday?

Suspected phone app glitch gives eerie warning

  • Jan 28, 2020

PHOTOS: Hundreds celebrate Year of the Rat in Victoria’s Chinatown

Lion dancers and kung fu demonstrations on display

Province’s oldest lawyer shares advice for living well at her 100th birthday party

Firefighters bring Constance Isherwood a cake with 100 birthday candles

Crown Isle in Courtenay home to one of lottery’s prize homes

Extras with local BC Children’s Hospital prize include nearby townhouse, vehicles and cash

Dozen Metchosin ‘barn cats’ on the hunt for new homes

Broken Promises Animal Rescue hoping to re-home feral cats

Colwood school’s mascot embarks on cross-country journey

‘Dusty’ the Eagle will visit 15 schools and one wildlife rehabilitation centre

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Vancouver Island man living well despite dementia

Walter Strauss has developed an interest in music and now takes line dancing classes

North Island College’s pop-up restaurant returns to The Park in Comox

Comox Valley residents will get a limited-time offer to sample the work…

  • Jan 23, 2020

100 years of adventure for Duncan’s Sylvia Peecock

A life of sod homes, fleeing bears and climbing mountains kept Sylvia spry

Sooke launches Hockeyville bid

Up for grabs: $250,000 in arena upgrades and an NHL game

Veteran Island journalist battles cancer through pioneering treatment

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

Vancouver Islands model railroaders bring life-long passion for their hobby

Annual train show in Campbell River kicks off three-city showcase tour

‘Epic sky palace’: Island businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

What Campbell River got up to on its ‘Snow Day’ last week

We asked people to send us photos of what they were doing last Thursday after the big dump of snow

PQBeat podcast: Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell

Listen: Latest installment covers politics, athletics and more

  • Jan 19, 2020

Vancouver Island home to one of Canada’s largest private skateboard collections

Eric Pinto owns hundreds of boards, spanning multiple decades

Vancouver Island Pride weekend returns to Mount Washington Alpine Resort

Building on the success of last year’s family-friendly pride festival on Vancouver…

  • Jan 20, 2020

Blue Monday is a myth but seasonal affective disorder and the winter blues are real

Canadian Mental Health Association says weather can affect mood

Vancouver Island kids shovel for charity

Group of Parksville youngsters will donate the $185 raised digging out the neighbourhood