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Hugs bring healthy boost to Vancouver Island newborns

Victoria General Hospital celebrates second anniversary of its baby hugging program

The vinyl countdown: needle ready to drop on Nanaimo Record Show

Dozens of dealers, private collectors will offer huge variety Sunday at city’s biggest record show

VIDEO: ‘Mammoth’ donkeys stand tall at B.C. interior sanctuary

Big animals prove they have a gentle soul, quiet nature

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Young Comox Valley entrepreneur making canine cookies as SPCA fundraiser

During spring break 2019, seven-year-old junior entrepreneur Robbie, presented Kath Johnson of…

  • Apr 5, 2019

VIDEO: Jersey Day and Green Shirt Day to honour Humboldt Broncos victims

There’s a variety of different clothing to wear to honour victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.

Couple leaves picnic as uninvited bear moves in

‘Grab the wine, honey, we’ve got company’

Volunteers clean up mess left at abandoned Courtenay homeless camp

Millard-Piercy Watershed Stewards step up after garbage was found at an abandoned campsite

  • Apr 3, 2019

Friends rally for Vancouver Island dog owner

Jessi Howden hopes four-legged buddy Zeus will be able to hike after surgery

Science fair draws Vancouver Island’s best junior scientists

200 young science enthusiasts share their inventions and discoveries at UVic

VIDEO: Baby sheep run ‘wild’ in Metchosin

Parry Bay Sheep Farm captures the peculiar exercise habits of its lambs

Annual eagle release goes April 6 at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre

Bird spent six months being rehabilitated

  • Apr 2, 2019

Ambitious B.C. Aviation Museum need $10M to get iconic Lancaster back in the air

Vancouver Island volunteers flock to work on bomber, restoration expected to take 10 years

Vancouver Island’s first all-female car club gears up for debut

Grease Nipples group hosts first meet-and-greet April 7 in Parksville

UVic project shows Keating Elementary students a helping hand

Victoria Hand Project offers free 3D printed arms in eight countries

BC SPCA explains how to handle a baby bird found out of its nest

Wild ARC advises to call the centre and not feed birds

Mugs not cups movement shuns single-use items

About 3,000 paper cups end up in UVic’s landfill waste per day

Beacon Hill’s baby goats are back!

Victoria’s famous goat stampede is back, featuring dozens of new kids

Battling cancer, Vancouver Island man’s only stem cell match was his own donation

More mixed race and Asian stem cell donors needed, says Victoria family