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MLA Stilwell chairing B.C. Liberals’ new affordability committee

Opposition thinking about election readiness

Dix says B.C. remains focused on fighting youth overdoses in wake of teen’s death

Elliot Eurchuk’s parents say he died at his Oak Bay home after taking street drugs

Parksville resident battling to get proper headstones for veterans

50 veterans don’t have proper marking at Parksville graveyard

Denman Island: a home with no homes

Shortage of housing stock, peculiarities of Island life have amplified the island’s housing crisis

Nanaimo proposes groundbreaking new position to deal with student drug abuse

Move coincides with spike in use of a Xanax-like drug in schools earlier this year

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Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon on leaving Government House
Funeral procession for Const. Ian Jordan
Minister blames 'uncertainty' for stalling pipeline expansion
Grand chief accuses feds of groveling to Kinder Morgan

Elementary school ranking blasted by teachers, education minister

Annual Report Card on British Columbia’s Elementary Schools released Saturday, April 21

Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline

Big Read: agriculture a big, expensive commitment as advocates push to make us more food secure

Thousands of dollars come to Nanaimo to help address violence and healing

The B.C. Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General announces nearly $6.5 million in grants

Shawnigan Lake residents take to the streets over soil

The “Rally for Removal” event called on government to remove contaimnated soil

Sooke Road project remains on time and budget

Six bus stop needed to be re-done due to incorrect height

UPDATED: More rental homes under construction in Colwood

New housing project underway on Sooke Road for families, seniors and people with disabilities

NDP invites Trudeau to discuss ocean plastics

Canada lagging behind other nations

  • Apr 20th, 2018

RCMP discover beaver the culprit in break-and-enter attempt

Nanaimo RCMP responded to a 911 call on Sun Valley Drive on Wednesday night

Duncan memorial being held for RCMP veteran who died snowmobiling

Holmes was snowmobiling with a fellow officer and friend when the incident occurred.

  • Apr 20th, 2018

2 people injured after assault in Centennial Square

Victoria Police have not said how the two are related, or if any other suspects are involved

Vancouver Island a world-class honeymoon destination

Vernon, Kaslo and the Sunshine Coast also hit Expedia.ca’s list of best global honeymoon destinations