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Incredible free Coastguard experience for women and girls

Achieve Anything and the Canadian Coastguard have joined forces to show women marine jobs

Chance Facebook post leads to discovery of long-lost family

Random Scottish wedding photo results in Victoria woman finding half-siblings

Cat stepped on by horse receives life-saving surgery

The Comox Valley & District SPCA is looking for help to cover medical expenses

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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

Ideafest session addresses living in the margins of higher education

Social class is key diversity area often left out of conversations and policies: organizers

Nanaimo Astronomy Society to host Vancouver Island’s first AstroFest

AstroFest will showcase Island’s amateur and professional astronomical groups and activities

  • Feb 24, 2019

Chemainus students watch Parliament receive their bill in Ottawa

Pachet and Bottomley in Ottawa for the big moment in the House of Commons

Museum founder celebrates 20th year of The Alberni Project

The Alberni Project AGM upcoming

  • Feb 21, 2019

Black Press readers share photos of their favourite critters on #LoveYourPetDay

Greater Victoria is raining cats and dogs…and snails and goats

Kidney Foundation trying to keep Vancouver Island patients warm this winter

Kidney Foundation of Canada’s Warm the Sole campaign takes chill off dialysis treatments

Lost a ring? This B.C. man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

Diver discovers possible historic anchor off Campbell River

“This is an anchor I believe to be from a Spanish galleon.”

Lost wedding ring found on Valentine’s Day

Dan Milbrath’s ring is back where it belongs

VIDEO: The Art of Surfboard Making

Hand-made, handpainted surfboard by Parksville couple

Vancouver Island tongue-in-cheek opportunists flog snow huts

‘Executive’ and ‘eco-friendly’ one-bedrooms pop up on Craigslist and Used Victoria

  • Feb 17, 2019

Over 100 take the Vancouver Island polar plunge

More than $25,000 raised for BC Special Olympics athletes

New museum exhibit presents Nanaimo mysteries

Nanaimo Mysteries exhibit unveils city’s fiction and even stranger facts

Lake Cowichan author finds rare manuscript while researching at Kaatza Station Museum

Dean Unger was amazed to find handwritten book by Victorian era author in simple grey box

Tofino and Ucluelet are popular spots for weddings and proposals

When the sun strikes the sand of a West Coast beach, that’s amore.