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Fences destroyed, power out but animals were safe after epic Dec. 20 storm

“It was a wake up call for being prepared for emergencies.”

Vancouver Island University shows off new fish health lab

Provincially funded Centre for Innovation in Fish Health unique in B.C.

Seniors deferring property taxes up 55 per cent in four years: report

Program allows people over the age of 55 to defer payment of municipal property taxes

  • Jan 19, 2019

Four out of 10 Canadians shopped from their mobile devices in 2018

In 2014, mobile devices accounted for 12 per cent of online purchases

Do you know how to cross an intersection? Are you sure?

Provincial signs detail when people can and can’t enter an intersection on foot

Mudslide closes viewing area at Sooke Potholes

Safety concerns have led to the closure

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Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Vancouver Island invited to get a closer look at Sunday’s Blood Moon

Special event allows public to view the lunar eclipse through UVic telescopes

B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

North Island NDP MLA blasts Island Health for neglecting North Island villages

Claire Trevena writes a critical letter about Island Health’s plans for Port Alice and Alert Bay.

City of Victoria reaches impasse on hosting a casino, votes to never reply to BCLC

Conflict between legal concerns and reconciliation push decision ‘into the ether’

West Shore RCMP carry out two drug seizures, arrest one man in Colwood

Man arrested in Colwood after month-long drug trafficking investigation

More than 100,000 toxic toys named in Canada-wide recall

Plastic doll contains levels of phthalates over allowable limit and may pose chemical hazard

Thunderbird movie films in downtown Port Hardy

A film crew of approximately 30-40 people has shut down part of Market Street in Port Hardy.

RECALL: Salmon Village Salmon Nuggets

Customers warned not to eat product due to possible Listeria contamination

Nanaimo couple fights for their lives together

Richard Stuart needs a kidney, his wife Tracy has been diagnosed with cancer

Vancouver Island dog walker accosted by man with bear spray

Woman figures man is afraid of dogs after latest in string of Comox Valley incidents

Wind, tides could combine for 7-metre Long Beach waves Saturday

Extreme wave hazard warning at the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.