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Suspect arrested in stabbing, robbery at Courtenay liquor store

33-year-old Courtenay man in custody

  • Sep 26, 2020

WATCH: Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock pedals into Parksville Qualicum Beach

Volunteer LeMoine doesn’t get locks shaved but still finds a way to raise funds

Side Bay access confirmed as North Island forest service roads get a minor facelift

Remote beach route no longer ‘up in the bureaucratic air’ thanks to COVID-19 recovery funding

Vancouver Island parents say schools not appropriate voting stations

Elections B.C. says site of polling stations not yet determined, working with Dr. Henry’s office

Neighbours concerned about proposed apartment complex on Island Highway

City says it’s early in the process, still, and residents will ‘absolutely’ have their concerns heard

Police seeking whereabouts of 15-year-old Campbell River girl

Pohlman was last seen near the 200 block of Evergreen Road in Campbell River

  • Sep 25, 2020
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Lockdown quickly lifted at Nanaimo District Secondary School

NDSS was under lockdown mid-morning Friday, Sept. 25

Vancouver Island police encourage safe driving as rain pools on roads

Slow down, inspect vehicle ahead of driving in wet autumn weather

Vancouver Island Indigenous leaders support B.C. plan for old forest preservation

More than 260,000 hectares in Clayoquot Sound mapped for immediate old growth harvesting deferral

Victoria police seek suspect in parkade break and enter

Cycling gear, tools reported stolen from vehicle, storage locker

Gold River council raises concerns about Highway 28 with transport minister

Commuity asks ministry to look into increased traffic and parking needs due to tourism

Rare fish washes onto Whiffin Spit in Sooke

Deep water fish identified as ‘King-of-the-salmon’

Ucluelet mayor criticizes province’s lack of communication as highway closures resume

Daily closures return to only highway in and out of Tofino-Ucluelet starting Sept. 30

Air Ambulance call follows on the heels of three Comox Valley crashes in one night

If the conditions are less than optimal, drivers are expected to adjust their speed and slow down.

Greater Victoria man sentenced to four and a half years for sexually abusing foster daughter

Abuse took place over a three year period while victim was between the ages of 13 to 15

Port Alberni RCMP searching for missing 43-year-old man

Maxime Ouellet is known to camp in wooded areas around Port Alberni

Island Corridor Foundation launches survey on importance of Vancouver Island rail

“ICF remains 100 per cent committed to the restoration of full rail service on Vancouver Island”

  • Sep 24, 2020

North Island MP accuses federal Liberals of ignoring veterans

NDP critic critical of Throne Speech priorities

  • Sep 24, 2020

Nanaimo RCMP seize firearms, ID, portable debit machine as ‘prolific offender’ arrested

Austin Carlson-McPherson, 24, accused of crimes in Nanaimo, Duncan, Port Renfrew and Sooke

WorkSafeBC investigating death at Victoria Customs House construction site

Prevention officer will ensure all safety issues addressed before work starts again