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VIU professor concerned about myths around insect apocalypse

Jasmine Janes’s work published in peer-reviewed journal BioScience

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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks
Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears
Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle

Closed mills, housing surge support a positive forecast for lumber industries

B.C. lumber producers have closed mills accounting for 18% of province’s capacity, RBC report says

BC Ferries hybrid ships set to arrive in Victoria today

The battery-operated vessels will take over smaller routes

Nanaimo theft victim confronts suspects with baseball bat

Nanaimo RCMP seek identify of two people alleged to have used a stolen credit card

Esquimalt arsonist sentenced to two years in jail, thanks police, defence lawyer and taxpayers

Wei Li was convicted of intentionally lighting his rental property on fire in October 2017

Highway 14 near Jordan River reopened as B.C. Hydro finishes difficult repairs

Trees continued to fall as Hydro crews attempted to restore power to area

Coroner’s Service investigating circumstances of senior’s death in Campbell River

Body found on beach in Ocean Grove; not deemed a suspicious death

U.S. sanction law not enough to prove Canadian fraud: Meng’s lawyers

Extradition hearing next week to determine whether Meng’s case is one of ‘double criminality’

Know how to spot counterfeit bills

Campbell River RCMP concerned obvious phony bills are fooling people

Port Alberni students sound alarm over upcoming cuts to youth counselling

In-school support from family guidance association ends March 31

  • Jan 14, 2020

Digital payment options on horizon for BC Transit in Greater Victoria, timeline unclear

BC Transit is ‘taking the time to get it right,’ says a spokesperson

Crown won’t appeal sentence in child sex assault case of former Burns Lake mayor

B.C. Prosecution Service said sentence doesn’t meet standard for appeal

Kelowna’s ‘Baby Mary’ finds biological parents after more than 30 years

Geneologist and DNA test helped her connect with her biological parents

B.C. offers $5 million equipment loan program to help ailing forest contractors

Local politicians in Port McNeill and Campbell River says local economies are struggling

Clerk bruised, traumatized after armed robbery at Nanaimo liquor store

Few details on male suspect in Wednesday incident, says Nanaimo RCMP

Despite flurry of cancellations, BC Ferries record remains way off

Adverse weather cancelled more than 900 ferry sailings in 2012