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Salal die-off on Vancouver Island a sign of climate stress, says forester

Others blame logging practices for declining health of coastal forest

  • Jun 12, 2019

Virtual map pinpoints property crime in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Oceanside Community Safety Volunteers highlight where crime is occurring

Crews put out fire at disposal centre in south Nanaimo

Nanaimo Fire Rescue called to DBL Disposal late Tuesday night

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Jury selection starts for trial of U.S. man accused of 1987 murder of Saanich couple

Trial for cold case murders to see unprecedented ‘genetic genealogy’

  • Jun 11, 2019

Death at Victoria long-term care facility under investigation

Facility says BC Coroners Service is investigating

Victoria transit board investigates free bus-rides for youth

Victoria Regional Transit Commission asks staff to look at options for starting in 2020

Victoria Police looking for rightful owner of hockey card collection

Two bins of hockey cards were turned into the police on Monday

Volunteer Vancouver Island firefighter loses everything to blaze

Blaze claims Cowichan Valley firefighter’s home and its contents

Saanich officially adopts bylaw banning single-use plastic bags

Bylaw coming into effect Jan. 1, 2020 includes a transition period of six months

Man dies after being hit by pickup in Nanaimo

Incident happened Monday night at intersection of Nicol and Needham streets

Seniors’ homes to be built on the shores of Nanaimo’s Long Lake

Nanaimo Memory and Complex Care’s second phase includes 160 units on Wills Road

Safety lights installed at deadly North Saanich intersection

Pedestrian killed after being struck last December at East Saanich Road and Barrett Drive

Vancouver Island’s new green MP hits the ground running

Paul Manly has been busy in his first few weeks as member of Parliament

Victoria named Canada’s top family friendly fishing town

With more than five species of Pacific Salmon in Greater Victoria’s waters

Woman arrested after Vancouver Island churchfront knifefight

Altercation involving a knife leads to assault charge in Courtenay

Century-old grocery business set to close for new development

Wellburn’s Market closes in 2020 when a new development takes over

Vancouver Island MP advocate says plastics ban is ‘a beginning’

Canada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021

  • Jun 10, 2019