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Vancouver Island dirt bike coma victim on road to recovery

Scott Thompson and his partner, Madison Ortman, thankful for support after Campbell River accident

Tea time (and more) in Cowichan

Unique tea farm a prime example of how Cowichan is a place to slow down and savour

  • Aug 27, 2019

Tofino nun celebrates 100th birthday

“It’s not very often you get to turn 100.”

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Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

A lifetime in the art and science of taxidermy celebrated

Laurel Bohart of Cortes Island skinned her first bird at 11 in Nigeria

40 BC authors celebrate life the Salish Sea

New anthology focuses on “the beauty, community, and importance of our archipelago”

  • Aug 24, 2019

Langford lizard sighting excites Victoria museum curator

Curator of vertebrate zoology/knowledge explains the spread of the Wall lizard in the region

  • Aug 24, 2019

Arts on the Avenue lights up downtown Ladysmith

First Avenue will have a weekend full of arts on display Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon

Vancouver Island students won’t let names of the fallen be forgotten

Pair navigate maps and scour archives over three years to give nameplates to nameless deceased

Transforming communities, one tomato at a time

Victoria author Michelle Mulder’s new book focuses on sowing a new approach to urban living

Potty Mouth Vancouver Island artist creating Funky Fungus

Parksville-Qualicum’s Carmen Lutz has people chuckling with her hand-made, rustic mugs

  • Aug 22, 2019

250 and counting: Greater Victoria leads Canada in Little Free Libraries

Capital now has the highest density of mapped little libraries in the country

Farewell to Parksville Beach Festival for 2019

People’s Choice Awards tallied, organizers report another successful year

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

Vancouver Island dialysis patients pedalling their way to health

“Dialysis is exhausting and the exercise program gives our patients something to look forward to…”

  • Aug 19, 2019

Experience automotive classics and more at the Vancouver Island Concours d’Elegance

Motorcar Weekend features Show and Shine, high-end Concours division, all for a great cause

  • Aug 18, 2019

Boom & Bust: a history of the resilient women of Telegraph Cove

Author spends four years tracking down women to write about their experiences.

  • Aug 18, 2019

Vancouver Island aircraft structure grads in high demand

1,400 job openings for aircraft mechanics and inspectors by 2028: BC Labour Market Outlook

  • Aug 17, 2019

PHOTOS: Inside the opening of Langford’s expanded Westhills Stadium

The grand opening of the expanded West Shore stadium complex is on schedule for Aug. 24

Excavators help cute kid who copied their dig with his toys stay “safe at work”

Carson Carnegie wakes up at 7:00 am every morning to watch construction work on his street

Keeping wildlife safe on the Island’s wild West Coast

Ucluelet’s Bob Hansen spearheads the Pacific Rim WildSafeBC program