Local News

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
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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

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

Victoria’s Elizabeth Buckley School closing due to lack of teachers

Independent school can’t overcome shortage after 30 years of providing education alternatives

Supreme court affirms Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations fishing rights

Nations call on federal gov’t to settle fishing rights ‘within the true meaning of reconciliation’

Province steps up to help Catalyst Paper in war against U.S. duties

Paper company hit with more than 28 per cent in American tariffs

2 B.C. men deemed heroes for saving man from fire

Fire on Coronation Avenue in Duncan sends one man to hospital

Gabriola Islanders fight against anchored freighters

Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP Sheila Malcolmson asking government to discontinue use of sites

WFP mending fences on the North Island

“We have come together to try and figure out the best way to find solutions around (the issues).”

West Coast fishermen see empty seas, demand Pacific Salmon Treaty funding

“Right now, if this continues, I think most fishermen will be bankrupt in a couple of years.”

Annual cruise honours West Shore RCMP Const. Sarah Beckett

Sarah Beckett Memorial Cruise takes place Sunday, April 22

Parksville latest Island town to investigate plastic bag ban

Councillor issues motion in conjunction with annual Earth Day

City of Campbell River to study future impacts of sea level rise

$325,000 of the total project cost of $505,000 will come from grants, $180,000 from city itself

First Nation acknowledgement added to Sooke council agendas

‘It seems like something long overdue,’ says mayor

Nanaimo neighbourhood hires its own workers to clean up and pick up needles

Victoria Crescent Association pushing city for more resources in area