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City of Campbell River clarifies new gender-inclusive washroom policy

‘It’s not a free-for-all,’ says GM of facilities, ‘it’s to provide additional services’

City of Duncan denies funding to emergency women’s shelter

Shelter proposed for old Charles Hoey school site

Alberni vehicles targeted in overnight thefts

At least 15 vehicles across Port Alberni were affected

  • Jan 11th, 2018
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Dog swim at Caddy Bay

B.C. Privacy Commissioner consults Victoria on traffic camera policy

Footage may be shared with law enforcement in the future

Snow, potential freezing rain in forecast for parts of the Island today

Snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are possible in areas across Vancouver Island

Conservation officers put down two bears outside Chemainus

Another cub in the Waynes Road area could not be located

Flu outbreak hits Nanaimo hospital

Nanaimo hospital is over capacity and seeing higher volumes of people coming into emergency room

CRD board votes to end integrated waste procurement process

Separating the processing of the region’s waste streams to be pursued, possibly still at Hartland

Capital Regional District growth strategy sent to municipalities for approval

Preliminary approval of the RGS follows a mediated settlement

Dog deemed ‘not dangerous’ in Saanich daycare incident

Saanich Pound says daycare investigation is over, inconclusive if dog bit child

Time running out for Comox agriculture co-operative to purchase farm

The CCAC has less than two months to come up with the down payment for a 56-acre farm

Port Renfrew’s Avatar Grove featured in national IMAX series

International artist Kelly Richardson to highlight region’s old-growth forests

Victoria woman walking her dog pricked by needle found in paper bag

Incident comes just one day after a toddler was pricked by a discarded needle downtown

Tent city arrives in Central Saanichton

Three tents at Polo Park as of Wednesday morning

Nanaimo resident plans to buy nothing during ‘apocalypse month’

Donna Lee Criss plans to use what’s already in her home during month-long challenge

Brent Rayner remembers his dad, missing 10 years

After 10 years of waiting, Rayner family is waiting to hear about human remains discovered recently

Colwood puppy dies of parvovirus

Vaccination is only way to avoid the virus’ effects says vet

Two Roosevelt elk poached: culprits sought by Conservation officers

Following two incident recently, Conservation officers are asking for the public’s help