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Masked gunman robs Qualicum Beach store

June 5 robbery the second this week in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Mother of airlifted Ladysmith child asks for continued prayers and support

BC Emergency Health Services confirmed the child was transported to a hospital in the Lower Mainland

Greater Victoria animal control dealt with 10 ‘significant’ dog attacks in May

In all 10 cases the dog was declared dangerous and two had to be put down

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Whiskey Creek a ‘hot spot’ for bears: 60 reports in two months

Dozens of bear sightings reported in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and surrounding areas since April

Kitten discovered in mall garbage bin tests positive for meth

Victoria Animal Control Services says kitten ‘has already come a long way’

Vancouver Islanders call for better protection from bad mining

Campaigners ‘not against mining, but mining at any cost’

Loved ones looking for help after Cowichan Bay man attacked, suffers cracked skull

A well-known Cowichan Bay couple needs help, after an attack at Pier…

Man arrested in machete-wielding incident across from Nanaimo’s tent city pleads guilty

Shane Edward Steinhauer and William Robert Carrigan were arrested last summer

Sooke nurse suspended over medical breach

It’s the second time nurse has gone before inquiry board

Colwood councillor arrested in December faces potential censure

December dispute leads to Thursday’s hearing for Coun. Cynthia Day

Comox puts the squeeze on accordion pumper

Frequent town busker denied license because accordions ‘make too much noise’ according to official

  • Jun 5, 2019

Saanich appearance and protest of anti-SOGI speaker an exercise in free speech, says pastor

Pastor says he is ‘grateful’ both sides of debates could ‘freely speak’

Foot bridge in Nanaimo park closed after suspicious fire

Police investigating after pages from book used to fuel fire in wooden bridge over Millstone River

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours at VIU convocation

Nine Haida elders presented with honorary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Ucluelet council allows RV’s to be seasonal housing

“While providing 3 seasonal workers accommodation doesn’t solve our housing challenges, it’s a start.”

Senior sailor en route to Victoria after near-disaster during trip around the world

Jeanne Socrates is slated to take the record as the oldest person to sail the world in a solo trip

Advocates in Victoria push for the ban of single-use containers by 2020

Locals want Victoria City Council to draft a bylaw to ban disposable takeout containers