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Saanich property owner says homeless campers have been nothing but respectful

Sam Seera says of Friday departure, he might even miss them after helping to clean up property

The scary truth about ‘dooring’

Few options exist for cyclists to avoid ‘dooring’, which can cause injuries and even result in death

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As long as you are in line by 8 p.m. you can vote
Advance polls not necessarily sign of higher voter turnout
Changes coming for speculation tax
Celebrating pot at the Legislature

BC Ferries asked passengers to disembark and volunteer to take later sailings

Plan underway to shift travelers on long weekends; nine-hour waits this Thanksgiving

BC Ferries to remove MV Powell River Queen from service until Nov. 18

Passengers may notice changes on Campbell River-Quadra Island route as ferry undergoes maintenance

Gulf Islands to get smaller ferries, more sailings

New BC Ferries strategy promises fewer delays

Island Health hits reset on Port Alberni’s overdose prevention site

Community engagement ordered after city complains to health minister

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Pacheedaht look to the future

First Nation celebrates achievements but recognize there’s work to be done

New BC Ferries website coming soon

More pricing options, better mobile experience coming in the spring

No more government-assisted refugees expected to arrive in Nanaimo

65 government-assisted refugees came to Nanaimo between 2015 and 2018

RCMP up their enforcement along Nanoose Bay highway

RCMP Central Island Traffic Services keeps watch at ‘high-crash area’

No plans right now for another school squat in Nanaimo

Alliance Against Displacement says it won’t give up fight for homeless people’s rights

Reversing overdoses, saving lives: How a Campbell River group prevents fatalities amid the opioid crisis

Local overdose prevention site has reversed 19 overdoses since last year – AIDS Vancouver Island

A Chilliwack family’s story of gender identity and acceptance

Young Layne’s transition from girl to boy has been slow, methodical and has faced nastiness

Transport Canada keeps Victoria’s Inner Harbour in a state of ‘organized chaos’

Despite increased traffic on the water, no accidents reported in recent years

Refugee family reunites at Victoria airport

Syrian refugee sees her son for the first time in years