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Vancouver Island ‘mermaid’ prepares for fifth Saanich Inlet swim

Renate Herberger swims from Brentwood Bay to Deep Cove to raise awareness for marine conservation

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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

‘Excuse me, but do you know where we could find a payphone?’

We scoured the mid-Island for this former community staple, but only vanishing relics remain

Tahsis Inlet voted BC’S top boating destination for 2019

Tahsis Inlet is located midway up the west coast of Vancouver Island

  • Jul 27, 2019

VIDEO: Vancouver Island wildlife rescuers tell story with new visitor centre

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society opened visitor centre to support animal work

VIDEO: Black Press Media presents its Miss BC 2019 documentary

The 17th annual pageant was held June 29-July 1 in Fort Langley

Vancouver Island woman hopes for one more dance with late fiancé

Woman seeks 2011 footage of ‘Careless Whisper’ performance in underground Saanich parking lot

B.C. breast cancer survivor to help others with cost of removing lymphoma-linked implants

Artist’s widow to use proceeds from late husband’s painting to help fund explants not covered by MSP

Countdown starts to 2020 BC Summer Games

Two flags unveiled at Maple Ridge city hall.

How to judge sand sculptures like a pro at the 2019 Parksville Beach Festival

World-class arbiter gives insight on how to choose a winner

A look back at hand logging on Cortes Island

David Ellingsen explores his family’s logging roots with the help of his camera

  • Jul 20, 2019

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

World’s fastest bathtub racer to be determined this weekend in Nanaimo

Great International World Championship Bathtub Race caps full weekend of downtown events

Passion for the harbour fuels Victoria waterfront entrepreneur

Purchase of Esquimalt Drydock is the latest example of what drives Ian Maxwell

VIDEO: Sparrows raise their chicks in Cadboro Bay deck planter

Jill Yoneda captured 11 days up close with tiny Junco sparrows

PHOTOS: You should see what we heard at the Vancouver Island Music Fest

This year’s lineup included Colin James, Tom Cochrane and lots more

  • Jul 16, 2019

Rare white ravens spotted again in mid-Island

Nature photographer Mike Yip said mysterious birds back in Coombs area

SLIDESHOW: ‘Lightning’ hits Vancouver Island for annual Sproat Lake regatta

Alberni Valley Regatta Association hosted sixth annual races