Local News

Telus eyes fibre optic connection to Port Renfrew

‘This could be a game-changer for the region,’ official says

‘Racist’ MP’s name removed from Port Alberni school

School District 70 board votes to retain the name Ucluelet Secondary School

Nanaimo RCMP say missing woman suffers from significant medical issues

Friend says Sarah Duguay may be associating with people who don’t have her best interests at heart

Victoria News Update
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

Students struck with scarlet fever in Saanich School District

Scarlet fever is described as strep throat with a rash

K’òmoks First Nation not involved in highway blockage: Chief Rempel

Chief Rempel releases statement after pipeline-related protest snarls highway exit near Courtenay

Victoria councillor calls VicPD allegations of assault at downtown protest ‘fake news’

Coun. Ben Isitt says VicPD is trying to ‘discredit Indigenous youth’

Protesters pack up from BC Legislature

People camped at the legislature for six days in support of the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs

Port Alberni’s Thunder in the Valley drag races returning to Stamp Avenue

Parking will be a challenge for spectators after site shrinks due to construction

Province, Vancouver Island First Nation sign groundbreaking watershed protection deal

Cowichan Tribes inks deal to develop plan for threatened Koksilah watershed in south Cowichan

Community rallies around young Island soccer player with cancer diagnosis

More than $15,000 raised for teen diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Making jewelry by hand: DIY ring-making at Parksville’s Metal Art Studio

Valerie Harty offers jewelry-making classes, drop-in sessions in the MAC’s MakerSpace

Campbell River worried lab changes are hurting hospital services

Residents worried changes to the delivery of clinical pathology services affecting wait times

Fire at Brentwood Bay long-term care facility displaces 17 residents

Some residents home with families, others sent to Victoria General Hospital

VicPD says ‘peaceful protest does not involve pushing or shoving’

Wet’suwet’en supporters occupy BC Legislature building during throne speech

Highway blockade in Comox Valley comes down due to safety concerns

One person arrested in relation to Monday’s incident, though no charges are expected

Saanich considers allowing six unrelated people live in the same house

Proposed change would see limit of ‘roommates’ moved from four to six