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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

Wood smoke continues to poison our air, lungs

Wood heating emits nearly three times the particulate matter in six months…

Crews put out fire at disposal centre in south Nanaimo

Nanaimo Fire Rescue called to DBL Disposal late Tuesday night

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Reduce the risk of financial abuse for seniors

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

  • Jun 15, 2019

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

Safety lights installed at deadly North Saanich intersection

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

Death at Victoria long-term care facility under investigation

Facility says BC Coroners Service is investigating

Conservationists raise alarm over wild fish found on B.C. salmon farms

Experts say nine times as many wild fish were reported inside open-net pen farms in 2017 compared to 2011

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

Every degree Celsius that the world’s oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is projected to drop by 5 per cent

New rules governing unpaid interns in federally regulated sectors released

Feds posted the proposed rules under laws that extended standard health and safety protections to unpaid interns

Commons committee urges feds to consider decriminalizing simple drug possession

Commons health committee is also recommending a public-awareness campaign

Owner shocked after dog left in B.C. vet’s freezer for 78 days

B.C. College of Veterinarians investigating case of 13-year-old Chow Chow named Brooke

B.C. vet urges owners to consider quality of life when pet is nearing death

‘Most owners regret letting go too late versus letting go too early,’ Dr. Elizabeth Kuan says

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

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

SUV crosses highway lanes, makes crash-landing at Nanaimo strip mall

First responders were called to accident at Brooks Landing parking lot at 1 p.m. Tuesday

‘It just felt wrong’: Good Samaritan saves B.C. senior from gift card CRA scam

Woman sees elderly gentleman counting a big stack of pre-paid cards and warns store staff