Local News

Flu outbreak at care facilities on Vancouver Island

Island Health asks those who are ill to not visit hospitals, residential care or assisted living facilities

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

CO-turned-politician says wildlife office needs to rebuild the public trust

Casavant produces technical report showing improvement in wildlife law enforcement is necessary

Vancouver Island farm makes hay with B.C.’s first milk dispenser

‘We’ve compared it to refilling beer growlers’: owner

Sobeys sees automation as the future of supermarket warehousing
Money Monitor: Leaving money to a secret beneficiary

Trump-like comparison puts Saanich CAO in hotseat

Atwell election prediction draws Trump comparison from former mayor

Scholarship set up to honour the lives of Chloe and Aubrey Berry

Donations to support scholarships at Christ Church Cathedral School

Police search for dump truck after pedestrian hit and run

Truck described as a blue, single-axle dump truck

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Survey suggests support for ice rink near Tofino and Ucluelet has dropped

The ramifications of the survey’s results remain unclear.

Father charged with murder of two young daughters appears in court

Andrew Berry, 43, charged in connection with deaths of daughters Chloe, 6, and Aubrey Berry, 4

Petition calls for review of ferries governance

Regional director hopeful 10,000 signatures will make a difference

Nanaimo mall will bring skating rink to centre court

Indoor skating rink at Woodgrove Centre will support Nanaimo Child Development Centre

RCMP investigating armed robbery at Port Alberni Chevron

The robbery occurred on New Year’s Eve

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Inadequate hazard watch blamed for Tofino wildlife-watching vessel running aground

Investigation determined insufficient passage planning prior to 2016 incident

VIDEO: Father charged in Oak Bay Christmas Day killings

Andrew Berry was taken to hospital with injuries Christmas Day, and arrested once released from hospital

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

VIDEO: Friends of long-missing man wait for news after remains found near Lake Cowichan

Speculation it may be Darreld Rayner, who has been missing for 10 years

New construction won’t solve Victoria’s housing crunch

As of September, housing starts were up 127 per cent in Greater Victoria compared to 2016

Courtenay cyclist dies

Cyclist found in ditch off Left Road, north of Courtenay

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Courtenay Husky station robbed

Armed robbery at Cliffe Ave. Husky Wednesday evening

  • Jan 4th, 2018

Sign association defends flashing LED lights

North Cowichan preparing staff report on issue after complaint