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Fifty years of monkey escapades in Campbell River

At least two previous monkeys on the loose since 1969, including restaurant rampage

Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen 8 a.m. sailing cancelled

Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay 7 a.m. sailing 92 per cent full

Risk of measles remains, two months after last confirmed Vancouver Island case

Immunization the only true protection: Island Health medical officer

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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
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences

Supervised consumption sites will no longer require public hearings in Nanaimo

City council votes 5-3 to define supervised consumption as a health service

UPDATE: Escaped inmates serving time for second-degree murder, aggravated assault

James Lee Busch, Zachary Armitage escaped from William Head Institution in Metchosin on Sunday

  • Jul 8, 2019

Did somebody order flowers? ‘Lonely’ bouquets looking for a new home

70-plus floral arrangements to be placed around mid-Island for lucky finders

Shawnigan Lake community not backing down from contaminated soil fight

MLA Sonia Furstenau is furious and has spoken out against the provincial…

Educators told to teach more Indigenous lessons – what does that mean in practice?

New teaching standard requires teachers to ‘commit to truth, reconciliation and healing’

Caught on camera: Man charged in cell phone theft at West Shore court house

West Shore RCMP arrest and charge a man they call a prolific property crime offender

Dead 14-inch invasive American bullfrog concerns Metchosin resident

American bullfrog a threat to local species, expert says

Top pilots to highlight Qualicum Beach airshow

Popular event takes place July 13 at QB Airport

Nanaimo principal and teacher up for top honours for roles in education

Chad Jobe and Brett Hancock finalists for B.C. Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education

Parksville sand sculpting competition draws competitors from around the world

‘Myths and Legends’ the 2019 theme for popular Vancouver Island event

Does Port Alberni have enough child care spaces?

ACRD developing a regional child care plan and wants to hear from parents, providers

Holes in wall of Vancouver Island portable toilet prompt possible voyeurism investigation

‘Holes may have been used to infringe upon citizens’ privacy’: Central Saanich police

Pride 2019: Victoria parade to run through downtown, James Bay

Parade route starts at Governnment and Pandora, wraps up in MacDonald Park

Cruise ship cancels its visit to Nanaimo

Silver Explorer travels to Vancouver instead for repairs