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124896news1B.C. sets another COVID-19 record with 203 new cases
124894news2BC Greens leader makes pitch for minority government
124890news3Saanich teachers call on election candidates for improved health, safety in schools
124888news4Vancouver Island First Nations back Nova Scotia’s Indigenous lobster fishermen
124882news5WestJet to offer full refunds for flights cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
124878news7Trudeau says dairy farmers facing new losses due to CUSMA will be compensated
124871news10Advisers suggest Alberta students not learn about residential schools before Grade 4
124865news11Liberal minority survives confidence vote in the Commons with NDP and Green backing
124859news12‘Blacklisted:’ Nova Scotia First Nation pulls commercial lobster boats from the water
124848news13Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
124846news14Vancouver teacher suspended after swearing, touching students and complimenting underwear
124820news15Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone
124818news16UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP still looking for woman who threw coffee at worker after already receiving refund
124816news17UPDATED: BC Ferries cancels additional sailings to Salt Spring Island
124812news182 years after huge highway acid spill, Kootenay Ford dealer’s frustration grows with ICBC
124810news19At least 26% of eligible voters have already cast their ballot, Elections BC says
124808news20Human rights win in rainbow flag fight cost B.C. city $62,000
124800news25Port Alberni’s First Nations language pole suffers another setback
124782news26Bear spotted several times in Saanich likely to be euthanized
124780news27Sexual assault suspect sought by West Shore RCMP
124777news28Crashing Garry oaks raise urban tree concerns
124775news29Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film
124773news30Experts say counterfeit hand sanitizer recall at Dollarama is a lesson for retailers
124771news31Trudeau Liberals face confidence vote over proposed anticorruption committee
124767news32VIDEO: Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says
124739news33Courtenay council approves lease extension for Warming Centre
124737news34Wilkinson says plan to rebuild B.C. will work for Vancouver Island
124734news35RCMP looking for break-and-enter suspect with 11 warrants on the Island
124763news36Don your detective hats Greater Victoria — a U.K. man wants your help
124756news37YouTube, other free streaming services big winners as Canadians spent more time online
124743news38Be prepared: Know what to do in the event of a tsunami warning
124725news39167 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death recorded as B.C. enters 2nd wave
124721news40At least 49 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding in Calgary: Alberta Health
124719news415 things to know about the dispute over Nova Scotia’s Indigenous lobster fishery
124717news42Data gaps prevent assessment of most Canadian watersheds: WWF report
124714news43North Cowichan looks to rename Indian Road
124711news44Pandemic election prompts voter suppression claims by B.C. Liberals
124703news45Port Alberni marine clean team learns the spill drill
124701news46‘Erratic’ cyclists potential cause of rider injured in Oak Bay
124699news47Comox Valley Regional District initiates legal action against property owner
124697news48Nanaimo moves closer to banning plastic and other single-use checkout bags
124693news49Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake
124689news50‘I am not leaving without my son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
124680news51WorkSafe BC investigating man’s death during Oak Bay tree removal
124678news52RCMP cleared in fatal shooting of armed Lytton man in distress, police watchdog finds
124669news53Williams Lake man treated for gunshot wound after accidental shooting: RCMP
124667news54Saanich residents warned to watch livestock after bear kills llama
124665news55B.C. records 127 fatal overdoses in September, roughly 4 each day
124663news56Liberals say Tory effort to set up COVID-19 committee will be a confidence matter
124661news57Sex workers allegedly called to farm of Okanagan man convicted of assault, RCMP investigating
124659news58Early voters more likely to favour NDP, but overall B.C. election is tightening: poll
124657news59Commons gives approval in principle to judges’ sexual assault training bill
124655news60Border closure can’t keep U.S. grandparents from Canadian wedding
124653news61Wave of racist emails ‘unleashed’ on B.C. researchers investigating racism in health care
124650news62U.S. Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google
124612news63B.C. sees record-breaking daily COVID infections with 499 new cases over weekend
124624news64Green leader Sonia Furstenau promises to convert BC Ferries back into Crown corporation
124622news65Woman reports she was injured by Nanaimo RCMP while being jailed
124618news66Storm-smashed boat pulled off rocks of Cattle Point in Oak Bay
124616news67NDP leader John Horgan predicts party will ‘flip’ Saanich North and the Islands
124614news68Murder trial begins in case of man who was beaten and died in Nanaimo’s south end
124608news69UPDATE: No tsunami threat in B.C. after 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
124606news70RCMP have ‘let down’ Indigenous fishers facing violence in Nova Scotia: minister
124604news71Raptors continue push for Americans living abroad to vote in U.S. election
124602news72VIDEO: Opposition parties demand passenger refunds as condition of any airline bailouts
124600news73Canada ‘yet to see’ deaths due to recent COVID surge as cases hit 200,000
124643news74Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control of southern Vancouver Island
124594news75Human remains found in recycling bin floating near Vancouver beach
124636news76Vancouver Islanders can help choose names for two new baby orcas
124628news77Doctor alert: Vancouver Island service uniting peope with doctors
124610news78Police appeal to ‘sense of right and wrong’ in fatal Campbell River assault
124592news79RCMP investigating trailer fire at Campbell River homeless camp
124590news80West Shore RCMP deliver Amazon packages dumped outside mailbox
124588news81RCMP: Two men face charges in reported Parksville fatal hit-and-run
124586news82UPDATE: No tickets for anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries
124582news83B.C. VOTES 2020: 380,000 British Columbians head to polls in first 4 days of advance voting
124580news84Accused pleads not guilty in Nanaimo teen’s 2017 murder
124569news85Denied entry into U.S., Kootenay couple still forced to quarantine for 2 weeks
124572news86Horgan fishes with Cowichan elders at Cowichan Valley campaign stop
124547news87BC Conservatives leader fights back after BC Liberals leak 2018 workplace harassment case
124563news88UPDATE: COVID-19 exposure reported on WestJet flights two days in a row
124561news89Oceanside RCMP look into report that woman in SUV approached youngsters in Bowser
124559news90Man arrested after breaking into home of sleeping Victoria residents
124555news91Liberal and NDP leaders’ election tours swing through North Island
124553news92High-risk sex offender released in Victoria
124551news93Victoria votes to remove ‘ACAB’ from Bastion Square mural
124549news94B.C. suburbs could see increased demand for rental units as people work from home
124543news95Non-essential travel restrictions at Canada-U.S. border extended to at least Nov. 21
124539news96‘First guys out:’ Western Canadian air tanker fleet busy despite drop in wildfires
124537news97VicPD seeking man believed to be ‘actively evading police detection’
124533news98Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood
124531news99BC Liberal candidate in Saanich South attacked with racial slurs
124514news100‘Buy a boat,’ premier advises anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries
124512news101UPDATE: More sailings cancelled after ferry breaks down
124510news102Family devastated as search for missing Manning Park hiker suspended
124506news103Canada inches toward to 200,000 COVID-19 case mark, with most new cases in Quebec
124504news104Opposition parties gear up for next round of fight with Liberals over WE controversy
124500news105Horgan, Cullen apologize for NDP candidate’s comments about Haida candidate
124493news106Banff wolves have lower survival rate due to hunting, trapping outside park boundary
124491news107VIDEO: Provinces need to address racism in the health-care system, Trudeau says
124489news108Early figures for new aid and EI provide glimpse of how post-CERB supports to be used
124479news109Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach
124477news110B.C.’s snap election means 700k ballots will be counted manually, delaying results
124475news111Nova Scotia calls on Ottawa to define a ‘moderate livelihood,’ as fishing dispute boils over
124473news112Federal Liberals propose special committee to examine pandemic-related spending
124466news113Chief public health officer calls for continued ‘collective effort’ against COVID-19
124447news114UPDATE: Man dies after assault near Royal Bank in Campbell River
124445news115‘Please pray for our son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
124468news116Courtenay-Comox race could prove close again, says prof
124434news117Anti-mask protesters cause disturbance on ferry from Nanaimo
124432news118Canada gets C-average grade on 2nd year of cannabis legalization
124397news119155 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death recorded in B.C.
124395news120Greater Victoria officer cleared of wrongdoing in fatal Christmas Day barricade incident
124393news121‘Housing for all’ march hits Victoria streets
124391news122Victoria emergency response team uses non-lethal weapons to apprehend man
124389news123Federal NDP leader comes to Nanaimo to support provincial candidates
124385news124Family of dead B.C. football star sues Saskatchewan government
124381news125Parent group plans school walkout over B.C.’s handling of COVID-19 in classrooms
124525news126Vancouver Island RCMP warn of hazards of driving in windy and winter conditions
124372news127Additional charges approved from February drug bust in Port Hardy
124370news128ELECTION 2020: NDP promises funding to tackle Elk and Beaver Lake algae blooms
124368news129Canada’s plastic restrictions viewed a win for the West Coast
124362news130WATCH: High winds uproot large tree along Qualicum Beach forest trail
124508news131Qualicum First Nation Chief has backing of community as he waits for kidney transplant
124424news132Rail survey finds strong support for revitalized service on Vancouver Island
124405news133Vancouver Island, if you’re going to mask up, mask up right
124349news134Vancouver Islanders lead the province in mail-in ballot requests
124347news135B.C. Liberals continue campaign after ex-candidate compared free birth control to eugenics
124345news136Facebook says its election integrity strategy is in effect in B.C.
124343news137Man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident to appear in court next month
124341news138Supreme Court of Canada sides with women in RCMP pension dispute over job-sharing
124339news139Island Health announces list of influenza vaccine providers on Vancouver Island
124334news140Pipe leaks residual waste from Hartland Landfill into Saanich park
124332news141Union Bay takes next steps toward governance choice
124330news142Unconfirmed lynx spotting in Courtenay
124328news143Man sent to hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after Victoria assault
124326news144Woman driving while drunk on West Shore nets over $5,000 in tickets
124297news145Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography
124291news146Penticton mass-murderer to spend life in prison, 25 years before parole
124283news147Three million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in cold storage
124310news148B.C. VOTES: 2020: Get those mail-in ballots in the post ASAP
124281news149B.C. sees 1st case of child with rare inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19
124279news150Bears in Port Alice inspiring online ruckus and munching through garbage
124276news151Work to start on new spill response base at Beecher Bay
124274news152Nanaimo-Ladysmith families make decisions to send kids to school or keep them learning at home
124270news153Unclear how many misinformation posts about B.C. election are shared on Facebook
124268news154Govts, companies shifted COVID risk management responsibility to individuals: study
124266news155Penticton mass-murderer apologizes: ‘I tragically disrupted so many lives’
124264news156New Cowichan RCMP detachment to be built with steel instead of mass timber
124262news157Harvesting planned near popular Comox Valley trails
124260news158B.C. voters prioritize environment in upcoming election: survey
124285news159Dead salmon smolt at Courtenay river remain a mystery
124258news160Appeals trial begins for Bella Coola man convicted of killing toddler in 1983
124255news161Man pulled from Victoria’s Inner Harbour believed to be hiding from police
124253news162B.C. VOTES 2020: ‘Political shenanigans’ propel Green candidate into election
124250news163B.C. VOTES 2020: UVic student adds name to provincial election ballot for third time
124226news164VIDEO: Nurse, 9 months pregnant, saves man’s life in Lower Mainland
124248news165B.C. Green leader pushes Horgan on climate, Wilkinson on debt
124246news166Langley all-candidates Zoom debate hijacked with lewd comments, sexual acts
124287news167Dead salmon smolt at Island river remain a mystery
124242news168Online hate, racist hiring practices among targets of $15M federal anti-racism funds
124238news169Loneliness taking toll on Canadian mental health in COVID era, study finds
124236news170Family of Indigenous teen who was found dead in B.C. group home pushes for public inquiry
124233news171Downtown Victoria drivers: city parkade rate hikes take effect Oct. 15
124316news172Vancouver Island votes: Campaigning through a pandemic
124212news173Psychiatric exam finds man accused of murdering Alberta doctor fit to stand trial
124210news174Panting, spewing droplets, poor ventilation: What makes gyms a superspreading risk
124208news175‘It’s like a pressure cooker in the house:’ Calls to helplines in Canada jump in pandemic
124272news176Vancouver Island councillor sues over privacy breach tied to donated phone
124206news177New guidelines urge adults to cap screen time, sedentary behaviour even in pandemic
124204news178Dueling town halls for Trump, Biden after debate plan nixed
124202news179Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire
124198news180VicPD looking for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant
124195news181Alberni spill response base to conduct exercise at fuel dock Oct. 15
124193news182B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting begins today on Vancouver Island
124187news183Man rescued from Victoria’s Inner Harbour
124217news184Parksville woman, 22, mourned following suspected hit-and-run incident on Highway 19
124161news185Couple falls victim to Revelstoke rental scam on Kijiji, twice
124152news187Saanich council votes against adding shelters to parks for socializing amid pandemic, adverse weather
124141news188NDP promise to launch longterm shipbuilding, repair strategy if reelected
124139news189B.C. forest industry bought $7 billion worth goods and services from local suppliers: study
124166news190Masks4Canada group calls for federal mask mandate to slow spread of COVID-19
124185news191Homelessness in Parksville Qualicum Beach: Don’t assume anything
124147news192Better data needed to address inequalities exposed by COVID-19: Njoo
124179news193Earthquake early warning research backs Great BC ShakeOut activities
124299news194Oak Bay community sees untapped potential in Turkey Head
124134news195Canadians spend more money and time online during COVID pandemic: StatCan
124132news196BC Liberals pledge to support a second LNG export facility in northern B.C.
124129news197Rolling closures on Pat Bay Highway for Warner Brothers, Netflix film production
124125news198West Shore RCMP catch thief in the act
124119news199Victoria’s plastic bag ban could make a comeback this month
124117news200B.C. records 158 more COVID-19 cases, no new deaths
124115news201B.C. NDP’s pledge of free birth control followed by Liberals, Greens
124101news202Some Canadians won’t get the flu shot because they haven’t gotten COVID-19: poll
124098news203Penticton man killed ex-wife’s 4 neighbours to stop them from ‘bullying’ her
124096news204B.C. Greens leader calls for move to basic income system
124094news205Rogers announces 5G service for customers across Greater Victoria
124092news206UPDATED: Man who offered ride to young boy is a family friend, VicPD confirm
124090news207RCMP asking for information on Holling case on anniversary of disappearance
124086news208B.C.’s virtual COVID-19 election campaign lacks human touch: expert
124088news209Horgan attempts to clarify ‘I don’t see colour’ debate answer with Twitter post
124077news210Why some BC SPCA branches currently have no animals available for adoption
124075news211British Columbians encouraged to test household smoke alarms and recycle old ones
124069news212Penticton man pleads guilty to quadruple murder
124065news213No new COVID rules for B.C. gyms as Ontario fitness studio sees ‘very large outbreak’
124059news214B.C. NDP’s long-term aim to phase out private senior care
124057news215Langford couple encourages others to get renters insurance after fire, water damage takes everything
124071news216Federal Liberals make plea for seniors to file taxes as thousands at risk of losing benefits
124073news217Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids go out on Halloween due to COVID risk
124067news218More Canadians planning to continue living at home as they age, survey suggests
124053news219Indigenous fishers in Nova Scotia have lobster taken, van burned as tensions heighten: chief
124051news220WestJet cutting flights to Atlantic Canada, laying off staff
124049news221Health Canada adds five products to list of recalled hand sanitizers
124047news222Canadians divided over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines, priority inoculations
124023news223B.C. leaders tested in the only TV election debate of 2020
124021news224Vancouver Island old growth protesters release video highlighting B.C.’s ‘hypocrisy’
124019news225West Shore RCMP and police dogs chase down two break and enter suspects
124017news226Man arrested in Victoria after pointing replica firearm at another person
124007news227B.C. records 549 COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths over Thanksgiving long weekend
124003news228Army apologizes after Nova Scotia residents receive fake letter warning of wolves
124001news229Canada joins U.S.-led Artemis Accords to send human explorers back to Moon and beyond
123998news230COVID-19 won’t spook away trick-or-treating if safety rules followed: health officers
123994news231PM blasts Tories for push to keep WE probe alive, says government focused on COVID-19
124042news232Documentary exposes youth sex trafficking in Greater Victoria
124028news233UVic cosmologist in ranks with Nobel Prize winners
124036news234A Vancouver Island guide to voting in the B.C. election
123984news235Green Party pins Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding hopes on Istace
123978news236B.C. VOTES 2020: West Shore business owner, podcaster running in election under B.C. Liberal flag
123966news237BC VOTES 2020: Independent candidate Graham Hughes wants change in Mid Island-Pacific Rim
123958news238Peninsula health foundation launches campaign to prepare for second wave, surgical backlog
123950news239B.C. VOTES: Election officials receive ‘unprecedented’ number of mail-in ballot requests
123948news240PQBeat: Talking politics ahead of looming B.C. election
123946news241Grand Forks RCMP break up weekend rock concert, recommend criminal charges
123939news242Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks
123936news243Mount Washington receives early blast of snow
123934news244UPDATED: Power restored to most after wind leaves thousands without power on Vancouver Island, including schools
123925news245Rich get richer, poor poorer: Report says pandemic intensified economic disparities
123922news246‘I’d be better off going after a bank’: Pot companies beef up security for Croptober
123917news247Conservatives want an anti-corruption committee to probe WE Charity controversy
123915news248Tory critic dismisses Chinese pandemic ‘excuse’ barring access to two Michaels
123910news249Immigration lottery opens for people hoping to bring grandparents, parents to Canada
123931news250B.C. man’s diaries reveal glimpse of life when Spanish flu hit
123908news251B.C. Liberals promise to ban elections in a provincial emergency
123905news252Alberta town unveils statue of coach who died in Humboldt Broncos bus crash
123903news253B.C. New Democrats promise renter’s rebate, rent freeze as parties ready for debate
123899news254Leaders of B.C.’s three main political parties to take part in televised debate
123897news255Liberal candidate apologizes for comments made about NDP politician in viral video
123901news256COVID-19 could cost Canadian universities millions, even billions: Statistics Canada
123895news257Wind warning issued for Vancouver Island
123866news258UPDATE: Police locate vehicle of interest following reported hit-and-run death of Parksville woman
123836news259No injuries as vintage plane crashes at Victoria International Airport
123832news260UPDATE: RCMP identify vehicle of interest following ‘suspicious’ death of woman in Parksville
123879news261Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD
123891news262Vancouver Island MP’s proposal in support of veterans rejected by MPs in House of Commons
123887news263Gold River council asks B.C. to provide stumpage contribution to small communities
123885news264Panhandling in Parksville could come at a cost
123893news265Claire Trevena talks 15 years in the public eye as North Island MLA
123883news266‘Guide dogs don’t know how to social distance’: Victoria woman asks for patience
123889news267Great BC ShakeOUT takes a COVID-safe approach for 2020
123845news268B.C. expert asks residents to be wary as death cap mushrooms sprout
123843news269Canadians purchased 20.2 million Thanksgiving turkeys in 2018
123801news270Anti-maskers hold rally along the highway in Nanaimo
123795news271Someone breaks into Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Island
123771news272Police investigate fatal incident on Highway 19 near Parksville
123752news273Nanaimo RCMP wonder if ‘bad karma’ is coming for Buddha thief
123750news274Langford residents could be out of condo for weeks after balcony fire
123717news275Would-be cannabis plant thief swings machete at pregnant woman in Nanaimo
123708news276Woman charged for placing uncapped needle on Saanich business door
123700news277Puppy loses leg after fall from moving vehicle in Shuswap, BC SPCA investigates
123695news278Seven Vancouver Island residents face drug, weapons charges after year-long RCMP operation
123688news279Ucluelet RCMP and Vancouver Island GIS drug trafficking investigation leads to arrests
123673news280Green Party says it would set path to make B.C. carbon-neutral by 2045
123813news281Three types of rare gulls spotted in Esquimalt Lagoon this summer
123661news282RCMP make arrest in Campbell River Walmart arson case
123774news283Victoria endorses growing food in city greenhouses, distributing to residents annually
123681news284Police issue warning after parcels go missing from Vancouver Island doorsteps
123649news285Emergency crews attend fire near Highway 28
123645news286UPDATE: search for missing Beecher Bay woman ends in tragedy
123643news287Driver caught going 105 km/h over speed limit on Pat Bay Highway
123628news288Union takes former conservation officer back to court
123626news289Assault charge approved for RCMP officer related to arrest in Nanaimo
123622news290Trafficking investigation leads Victoria police to stash of weapons, drugs
123619news291Port Alberni RCMP seeking witnesses after ‘vulgar’ graffiti painted on Highway 4
123616news292Langford douses fall open fire season
123614news293COVID-19 case confirmed at Carihi Secondary School
123589news294Search and rescue crews extricate man who fell down deep crevasse on Vancouver Island
123570news295Island community goes for less glare from streetlights
123559news296UPDATED: American Indigenous group, province argue over cross-border rights at Canada’s top court
123557news297B.C. passes 10,000 COVID-19 cases since beginning of pandemic
123549news298Thieves break into storage units in Nanaimo, steal pistol and coins
123547news299Port Hardy RCMP announce charges in three separate drug busts
123537news300UPDATED: Residents evacuated after fire rips through balcony of Langford condo unit
123535news301Overdose advisory issued for Cowichan Valley
123596news302Greater Victoria mayors want concrete answers from provincial election candidates
123526news303Uncapped needle found on door of Saanich business, police seek suspect
123500news304Campbell River and Comox Valley Search and Rescue teams join forces to rescue injured mountaineers
123450news305Eviction notice expected for Campbell River homeless encampment
123444news306Confederate flag taken down as quickly as it was mysteriously erected in Smithers
123425news307North Island identified as highly sensitive to oil spills, despite low probabilty
123406news308Greater Victoria, Vancouver Island make Condé Nast 2020 top travel lists
123408news309Island district holds off school bus seatbelt retrofits
124414news310Salmon tracking tool expanded to southern B.C.
124869business1B.C. carbon tax highest in Canada, export industries unprotected
124769business3The end of double cupping: Tim Hortons ditches two cups in favour of one with sleeve
124760business5Lantzville moves along massive housing development as protesters rally outside district hall
124671business6COVID-19 co-operation a casualty of B.C.’s pandemic election
124641business7New restaurant, grocery hybrid brings local food and community to Saanich
124541business8Companies have modest hiring plans, low wage growth expectations, Bank of Canada says
124502business9For small businesses that survive COVID, recovery is expected to be difficult
124383business10B.C. Liberals pledge $750M to build or buy more social housing
124470business11Canadian whisky company captures Nanaimo bar in a bottle
124351business12Horgan on delayed tourism, small business aid: ‘It’s happening now, dude’
124422business13Oak Bay extends on-street patio use into 2021
124529business14New buildings in Nanaimo win awards as best in the region
124464business15Ucluelet Brewing Company cheers award winning ambience
124244business16Canada records record home sales for September, up 45.6% from 2019
124136business17Ocean potential takes the spotlight at the 2020 ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit
124149business18Landlords sue Hudson’s Bay for unpaid rent, retailer says malls aren’t ‘first class’
124314business19Review could speed up Nanaimo’s building permit application process
124094business20Rogers announces 5G service for customers across Greater Victoria
124061business21Apartment ‘blight’ on downtown Alberni given 30-day extension for remediation work
124183business22Tourism Tofino celebrates success at VIREB awards
124040business23Victoria brewery releases sour pumpkin spice beer for Thanksgiving
124011business24B.C. parties battle over tax promises to recover from COVID-19
123956business25Campbell River grants extension to temporary expanded food service areas
123919business26Canadian conference centres, airports, stadiums join rush for anti-pandemic status
123793business27Sidney operators avoid the worst of declining tourism industry
123710business28Riot unveils a colourful brew in honour of an Island drag queen
123693business29B.C. parties pitch costly child care programs in pandemic
123669business30NDP, B.C. Liberals call for 15% cap on restaurant delivery fees
123768business31Mobile Irish pub brings good times to Victoria during pandemic
123612business32Positive signs ahead for Comox Valley Airport
123524business33All work stops on Saanich’s University Heights project while developer negotiates with Home Depot
123492business34B.C. Liberals offer bridge financing, no more small business tax
124886sports1Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021
124732sports3Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen, Vancouver Canucks playing waiting game for new contract
124748sports5Anglers are out looking to catch some fish in Qualicum Beach
124632sports6Tripleshot CrossFondo rides across Saanich Peninsula
124535sports7Whistler, B.C., to host nordic world junior ski championship in 2023
124387sports8Spectators no longer allowed at B.C. indoor sporting facilities
124360sports9Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes
124436sports10Vancouver Islanders giving disc golf a spin
124523sports11Courtenay strongman enters professional ranks of powerlifting
124460sports12Port McNeill Curling Club will open for league play in November
124418sports13Cowichan Capitals continue making trades
124416sports14Nominations open for Victoria’s 2021 Youth Poet Laureate
124308sports15Cyclists ready for annual secret CrossFondo course
124176sports16Parksville Curling Club fall session now rocking
124033sports17BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs winless on the road over long weekend
123875sports18Canucks acquire defenceman Nate Schmidt from Vegas for 2022 third-round pick
123834sports19LeBron, Lakers beat the Heat in 6 to win 17th NBA title
123787sports20Western Speedway sale gets the green light
123721sports21Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition
124723life1Secrets and lives and the 7 sins: Jennifer Lynch
124355life2Good taste at Hotel Eldorado with chef Oliver Kaiser
124220life3Boulevard: Newlook life
124055life4Kelowna based company grows beyond B.C.
124741opinion3EDITORIAL: It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada. What are you doing to reduce waste?
124443opinion4The Editor’s Desk: Election excitemezzzzzz
124516opinion5Simpson: Snakes and Ladders full of ups and downs
124451opinion6QUINN’ QUIPS: Words matter: especially when running for election
124626opinion7Editorial: Economy boost likely from the snowbirds
123952opinion8LETTER - Comparative photos show diminishment of Comox Glacier in past seven years
124295opinion9Opinion: You aren’t apathetic about life, don’t be about elections
124164opinion10Painful Truth: Waiting for the political fumble
124025opinion11Column: Blackmore book will challenge your biases
123877opinion12Opinion: Promise, then deliver
123841opinion13Ketkar: Let us all try to relearn good manners
123776opinion14Editorial: Federal plastic ban a good start — but just a start
124888home11Vancouver Island First Nations back Nova Scotia’s Indigenous lobster fishermen
124848home12Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
124818home13UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP still looking for woman who threw coffee at worker after already receiving refund
124816home14UPDATED: BC Ferries cancels additional sailings to Salt Spring Island
124800home15Port Alberni’s First Nations language pole suffers another setback
124782home16Bear spotted several times in Saanich likely to be euthanized
124763home17Don your detective hats Greater Victoria — a U.K. man wants your help
124756home18YouTube, other free streaming services big winners as Canadians spent more time online
124743home19Be prepared: Know what to do in the event of a tsunami warning
124741home20EDITORIAL: It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada. What are you doing to reduce waste?
124737home21Wilkinson says plan to rebuild B.C. will work for Vancouver Island
124697home22Nanaimo moves closer to banning plastic and other single-use checkout bags
124680home23WorkSafe BC investigating man’s death during Oak Bay tree removal
124667home24Saanich residents warned to watch livestock after bear kills llama
124647home25BC VOTES 2020: Liberal candidate Helen Poon offers to donate MLA salary if elected
124643home26Federal NDP leader promises to champion freighter traffic control of southern Vancouver Island
124636home27Vancouver Islanders can help choose names for two new baby orcas
124624home28Green leader Sonia Furstenau promises to convert BC Ferries back into Crown corporation
124628home29Doctor alert: Vancouver Island service uniting peope with doctors
124626home30Editorial: Economy boost likely from the snowbirds
124675home31PQBeat: A chat with Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre
124614home32Murder trial begins in case of man who was beaten and died in Nanaimo’s south end
124610home33Police appeal to ‘sense of right and wrong’ in fatal Campbell River assault
124586home34UPDATE: No tickets for anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries
124580home35Accused pleads not guilty in Nanaimo teen’s 2017 murder
124572home36Horgan fishes with Cowichan elders at Cowichan Valley campaign stop
124551home37Victoria votes to remove ‘ACAB’ from Bastion Square mural
124531home38BC Liberal candidate in Saanich South attacked with racial slurs
124525home39Vancouver Island RCMP warn of hazards of driving in windy and winter conditions
124518home40WATCH: Victoria rollerskate school brings #cranberrydreams with new video
124514home41‘Buy a boat,’ premier advises anti-maskers on B.C. Ferries
124516home42Simpson: Snakes and Ladders full of ups and downs
124508home43Qualicum First Nation Chief has backing of community as he waits for kidney transplant
124495home44Port Alberni students learning on the land
124485home45Victoria’s chalk fairy brings smiles to kids with cancer
124470home46Canadian whisky company captures Nanaimo bar in a bottle
124447home47UPDATE: Man dies after assault near Royal Bank in Campbell River
124453home48Construction underway on floatplane feature in north Campbell River
124451home49QUINN’ QUIPS: Words matter: especially when running for election
124440home50Former Nanaimo youth worker pens children’s book about inappropriate touching
124434home51Anti-mask protesters cause disturbance on ferry from Nanaimo
124436home52Vancouver Islanders giving disc golf a spin
124427home53Victoria Heritage Haunted House creaking its doors closed
124424home54Rail survey finds strong support for revitalized service on Vancouver Island
124410home55Donation from Nanaimo family helps society clean up Island’s coastline
124443home56The Editor’s Desk: Election excitemezzzzzz
124405home57Vancouver Island, if you’re going to mask up, mask up right
124395home58Greater Victoria officer cleared of wrongdoing in fatal Christmas Day barricade incident
124377home59Hoot, hoot: MARS Wildlife Centre looks for name for new ambassador bird
124362home60WATCH: High winds uproot large tree along Qualicum Beach forest trail
124349home61Vancouver Islanders lead the province in mail-in ballot requests
124330home62Unconfirmed lynx spotting in Courtenay
124320home63Bringing Lisa home: Island community rallies for woman with cancer
124316home64Vancouver Island votes: Campaigning through a pandemic
124310home65B.C. VOTES: 2020: Get those mail-in ballots in the post ASAP
124299home66Oak Bay community sees untapped potential in Turkey Head
124295home67Opinion: You aren’t apathetic about life, don’t be about elections
124283home68Three million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in cold storage
124285home69Dead salmon smolt at Courtenay river remain a mystery
124272home70Vancouver Island councillor sues over privacy breach tied to donated phone
124255home71Man pulled from Victoria’s Inner Harbour believed to be hiding from police
124217home72Parksville woman, 22, mourned following suspected hit-and-run incident on Highway 19
124202home73Neighbours rally to help Duncan man after trailer fire
124187home74Man rescued from Victoria’s Inner Harbour
124185home75Homelessness in Parksville Qualicum Beach: Don’t assume anything
124179home76Earthquake early warning research backs Great BC ShakeOut activities
124169home77It took two years, $500,000 to build Oak Bay Marina in 1964
124164home78Painful Truth: Waiting for the political fumble
124139home79B.C. forest industry bought $7 billion worth goods and services from local suppliers: study
124141home80NDP promise to launch longterm shipbuilding, repair strategy if reelected
124119home81Victoria’s plastic bag ban could make a comeback this month
124090home82RCMP asking for information on Holling case on anniversary of disappearance
124094home83Rogers announces 5G service for customers across Greater Victoria
124057home84Langford couple encourages others to get renters insurance after fire, water damage takes everything
124042home85Documentary exposes youth sex trafficking in Greater Victoria
124036home86A Vancouver Island guide to voting in the B.C. election
124028home87UVic cosmologist in ranks with Nobel Prize winners
123934home88UPDATED: Power restored to most after wind leaves thousands without power on Vancouver Island, including schools
124025home89Column: Blackmore book will challenge your biases
124021home90Vancouver Island old growth protesters release video highlighting B.C.’s ‘hypocrisy’
123948home91PQBeat: Talking politics ahead of looming B.C. election
123931home92B.C. man’s diaries reveal glimpse of life when Spanish flu hit
123895home93Wind warning issued for Vancouver Island
123893home94Claire Trevena talks 15 years in the public eye as North Island MLA
123889home95Great BC ShakeOUT takes a COVID-safe approach for 2020
123883home96‘Guide dogs don’t know how to social distance’: Victoria woman asks for patience
123877home97Opinion: Promise, then deliver
123873home98Parksville youngster makes 100 consecutive jumps into the Pacific
123845home99B.C. expert asks residents to be wary as death cap mushrooms sprout
123864home100With Santa’s Workshop on hiatus, Vancouver Island volunteers step up
123843home101Canadians purchased 20.2 million Thanksgiving turkeys in 2018
123868home102Chainsaw carver turns dead tree into stunning work of art
123866home103UPDATE: Police locate vehicle of interest following reported hit-and-run death of Parksville woman
123836home104No injuries as vintage plane crashes at Victoria International Airport
123841home105Ketkar: Let us all try to relearn good manners
123832home106UPDATE: RCMP identify vehicle of interest following ‘suspicious’ death of woman in Parksville
123813home107Three types of rare gulls spotted in Esquimalt Lagoon this summer
123776home108Editorial: Federal plastic ban a good start — but just a start
123771home109Police investigate fatal incident on Highway 19 near Parksville
123774home110Victoria endorses growing food in city greenhouses, distributing to residents annually
123768home111Mobile Irish pub brings good times to Victoria during pandemic
123759home112Vancouver Island church opens special pet cemetery
123721home113Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition
123708home114Woman charged for placing uncapped needle on Saanich business door
123681home115Police issue warning after parcels go missing from Vancouver Island doorsteps
123645home116UPDATE: search for missing Beecher Bay woman ends in tragedy
123614home117COVID-19 case confirmed at Carihi Secondary School
123612home118Positive signs ahead for Comox Valley Airport
123596home119Greater Victoria mayors want concrete answers from provincial election candidates
123561home120Sooke couple to be focus of new reality TV show
123537home121UPDATED: Residents evacuated after fire rips through balcony of Langford condo unit
123500home122Campbell River and Comox Valley Search and Rescue teams join forces to rescue injured mountaineers
123450home123Eviction notice expected for Campbell River homeless encampment
123425home124North Island identified as highly sensitive to oil spills, despite low probabilty
123416home125Mom delivers north Island’s first home birth baby in 30 years, in the middle of a pandemic
123406home126Greater Victoria, Vancouver Island make Condé Nast 2020 top travel lists
124894home29BC Greens leader makes pitch for minority government
124890home210Saanich teachers call on election candidates for improved health, safety in schools
124886home211Popular Comox Valley adventure race cancelled for 2021
124840home212Green Party’s Istace apologizes for remark about First Nations gaming grants being a ‘handout’
124882home213WestJet to offer full refunds for flights cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
124869home214B.C. carbon tax highest in Canada, export industries unprotected
124846home215Vancouver teacher suspended after swearing, touching students and complimenting underwear
124820home216Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone
124812home2172 years after huge highway acid spill, Kootenay Ford dealer’s frustration grows with ICBC
124810home218At least 26% of eligible voters have already cast their ballot, Elections BC says
124808home219Human rights win in rainbow flag fight cost B.C. city $62,000
124792home221Trudeau and his family decide against trick-or-treating this year due to COVID
124777home222Crashing Garry oaks raise urban tree concerns
124780home223Sexual assault suspect sought by West Shore RCMP
124769home224The end of double cupping: Tim Hortons ditches two cups in favour of one with sleeve
124767home225VIDEO: Fake news creates serious issues for battling pandemic, chief public health doc says
124760home226Lantzville moves along massive housing development as protesters rally outside district hall
124758home227Greenways continues work with school groups in Campbell River despite pandemic
124748home228Anglers are out looking to catch some fish in Qualicum Beach
124745home229Nanaimo spoken word society presents online reading by prolific Toronto poet
124739home230Courtenay council approves lease extension for Warming Centre
124734home231RCMP looking for break-and-enter suspect with 11 warrants on the Island
124714home232North Cowichan looks to rename Indian Road
124703home233Port Alberni marine clean team learns the spill drill
124721home234At least 49 cases of COVID-19 linked to wedding in Calgary: Alberta Health
124701home235‘Erratic’ cyclists potential cause of rider injured in Oak Bay
124699home236Comox Valley Regional District initiates legal action against property owner
124693home237Wreckage of decades-old plane crash discovered on mountain near Harrison Lake
124689home238‘I am not leaving without my son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
124678home239RCMP cleared in fatal shooting of armed Lytton man in distress, police watchdog finds
124669home240Williams Lake man treated for gunshot wound after accidental shooting: RCMP
124665home241B.C. records 127 fatal overdoses in September, roughly 4 each day
124661home242Sex workers allegedly called to farm of Okanagan man convicted of assault, RCMP investigating
124659home243Early voters more likely to favour NDP, but overall B.C. election is tightening: poll
124622home244Woman reports she was injured by Nanaimo RCMP while being jailed
124653home245Wave of racist emails ‘unleashed’ on B.C. researchers investigating racism in health care
124641home246New restaurant, grocery hybrid brings local food and community to Saanich
124638home247Construction set to begin on new Sooke library
124632home248Tripleshot CrossFondo rides across Saanich Peninsula
124630home249Emily Carr show wraps up Canadian Tour at Royal BC Museum
124618home250Storm-smashed boat pulled off rocks of Cattle Point in Oak Bay
124616home251NDP leader John Horgan predicts party will ‘flip’ Saanich North and the Islands
124600home252Canada ‘yet to see’ deaths due to recent COVID surge as cases hit 200,000
124594home253Human remains found in recycling bin floating near Vancouver beach
124588home254RCMP: Two men face charges in reported Parksville fatal hit-and-run
124563home255UPDATE: COVID-19 exposure reported on WestJet flights two days in a row
124590home256West Shore RCMP deliver Amazon packages dumped outside mailbox
124592home257RCMP investigating trailer fire at Campbell River homeless camp
123693home258B.C. parties pitch costly child care programs in pandemic
124582home259B.C. VOTES 2020: 380,000 British Columbians head to polls in first 4 days of advance voting
124569home260Denied entry into U.S., Kootenay couple still forced to quarantine for 2 weeks
124547home261BC Conservatives leader fights back after BC Liberals leak 2018 workplace harassment case
124561home262Oceanside RCMP look into report that woman in SUV approached youngsters in Bowser
124559home263Man arrested after breaking into home of sleeping Victoria residents
124553home264High-risk sex offender released in Victoria
124555home265Liberal and NDP leaders’ election tours swing through North Island
124543home266Non-essential travel restrictions at Canada-U.S. border extended to at least Nov. 21
124537home267VicPD seeking man believed to be ‘actively evading police detection’
124533home268Non-aggressive bear spotted in Saanich neighbourhood
124432home269Canada gets C-average grade on 2nd year of cannabis legalization
124549home270B.C. suburbs could see increased demand for rental units as people work from home
124529home271New buildings in Nanaimo win awards as best in the region
124527home272Home fires most likely to start in kitchen, according to insurance providers
124523home273Courtenay strongman enters professional ranks of powerlifting
124520home274Nanaimo singer releasing new single inspired by overheard conversations
124512home275UPDATE: More sailings cancelled after ferry breaks down
124510home276Family devastated as search for missing Manning Park hiker suspended
124500home277Horgan, Cullen apologize for NDP candidate’s comments about Haida candidate
124479home278Dangerous oasis: The fatal history of a popular Kootenay Lake beach
124477home279B.C.’s snap election means 700k ballots will be counted manually, delaying results
124466home280Chief public health officer calls for continued ‘collective effort’ against COVID-19
124464home281Ucluelet Brewing Company cheers award winning ambience
124462home282Island family gifts $160,000 toward building accessible outdoor programs in Saanich
124460home283Port McNeill Curling Club will open for league play in November
124458home284Duncan Showroom hosts storytellers series
124449home285Chocolate chip cookies, banana bread top list of B.C.’s favourite desserts
124445home286‘Please pray for our son,’ says mother of missing Manning Park hiker
124468home287Courtenay-Comox race could prove close again, says prof
124422home288Oak Bay extends on-street patio use into 2021
124420home289United Way, Victoria Foundation open applications open for second round of emergency funding
124418home290Cowichan Capitals continue making trades
124416home291Nominations open for Victoria’s 2021 Youth Poet Laureate
124399home292Smashed pumpkins provide a royal Thanksgiving feast for animals at Island sanctuary
124393home293‘Housing for all’ march hits Victoria streets
124391home294Victoria emergency response team uses non-lethal weapons to apprehend man
124389home295Federal NDP leader comes to Nanaimo to support provincial candidates
124387home296Spectators no longer allowed at B.C. indoor sporting facilities
124381home297Parent group plans school walkout over B.C.’s handling of COVID-19 in classrooms
124383home298B.C. Liberals pledge $750M to build or buy more social housing
124385home299Family of dead B.C. football star sues Saskatchewan government
124370home2100ELECTION 2020: NDP promises funding to tackle Elk and Beaver Lake algae blooms
124339home2101Island Health announces list of influenza vaccine providers on Vancouver Island
124368home2102Canada’s plastic restrictions viewed a win for the West Coast
124372home2103Additional charges approved from February drug bust in Port Hardy
124360home2104Winter championships canceled for B.C. university athletes
124351home2105Horgan on delayed tourism, small business aid: ‘It’s happening now, dude’
124328home2106Man sent to hospital with potentially life-altering injuries after Victoria assault
124347home2107B.C. Liberals continue campaign after ex-candidate compared free birth control to eugenics
124345home2108Facebook says its election integrity strategy is in effect in B.C.
124341home2109Supreme Court of Canada sides with women in RCMP pension dispute over job-sharing
124337home2110Nature is masking up in Colwood
124334home2111Pipe leaks residual waste from Hartland Landfill into Saanich park
124332home2112Union Bay takes next steps toward governance choice
124326home2113Woman driving while drunk on West Shore nets over $5,000 in tickets
124314home2114Review could speed up Nanaimo’s building permit application process
124312home2115Seniors care centre wants to make its new forest trail more accessible
124308home2116Cyclists ready for annual secret CrossFondo course
124305home2117Nanaimo mother-son duo pay tribute to Édith Piaf in Nanaimo
124297home2118Mail-in ballot uptake in B.C. influenced by political leaning, geography
124291home2119Penticton mass-murderer to spend life in prison, 25 years before parole
124279home2120Bears in Port Alice inspiring online ruckus and munching through garbage
124276home2121Work to start on new spill response base at Beecher Bay
124274home2122Nanaimo-Ladysmith families make decisions to send kids to school or keep them learning at home
124270home2123Unclear how many misinformation posts about B.C. election are shared on Facebook
124266home2124Penticton mass-murderer apologizes: ‘I tragically disrupted so many lives’
124193home2125B.C. VOTES 2020: Advance voting begins today on Vancouver Island
124264home2126New Cowichan RCMP detachment to be built with steel instead of mass timber
124262home2127Harvesting planned near popular Comox Valley trails
124260home2128B.C. voters prioritize environment in upcoming election: survey
124115home2129B.C. NDP’s pledge of free birth control followed by Liberals, Greens
124258home2130Appeals trial begins for Bella Coola man convicted of killing toddler in 1983
124248home2131B.C. Green leader pushes Horgan on climate, Wilkinson on debt
124246home2132Langley all-candidates Zoom debate hijacked with lewd comments, sexual acts
124287home2133Dead salmon smolt at Island river remain a mystery
124244home2134Canada records record home sales for September, up 45.6% from 2019
124240home2135‘Discovery by little Nathan:’ Boy, 12, finds fossil of duck-billed dinosaur in Alberta
124236home2136Family of Indigenous teen who was found dead in B.C. group home pushes for public inquiry
124233home2137Downtown Victoria drivers: city parkade rate hikes take effect Oct. 15
124226home2138VIDEO: Nurse, 9 months pregnant, saves man’s life in Lower Mainland
124224home2139VIDEO: Abbotsford woman records unusual object in the sky
124210home2140Panting, spewing droplets, poor ventilation: What makes gyms a superspreading risk
124208home2141‘It’s like a pressure cooker in the house:’ Calls to helplines in Canada jump in pandemic
124198home2142VicPD looking for man wanted on Canada-wide warrant
124195home2143Alberni spill response base to conduct exercise at fuel dock Oct. 15
124183home2144Tourism Tofino celebrates success at VIREB awards
124181home2145Comox Valley distance ed lands almost a thousand new students
124176home2146Parksville Curling Club fall session now rocking
124173home2147Nanaimo area poets release anthology on aging
124161home2148Couple falls victim to Revelstoke rental scam on Kijiji, twice
124152home2150Saanich council votes against adding shelters to parks for socializing amid pandemic, adverse weather
124166home2151Masks4Canada group calls for federal mask mandate to slow spread of COVID-19
124129home2152Rolling closures on Pat Bay Highway for Warner Brothers, Netflix film production
124125home2153West Shore RCMP catch thief in the act
124127home2154You can now buy Girl Guide cookies online for $5 a box
124123home2155COVID Creations opens at the Greater Victoria Art Gallery
124121home2156Victoria’s Antimatter film festival adapts
124101home2157Some Canadians won’t get the flu shot because they haven’t gotten COVID-19: poll
124098home2158Penticton man killed ex-wife’s 4 neighbours to stop them from ‘bullying’ her
124096home2159B.C. Greens leader calls for move to basic income system
124092home2160UPDATED: Man who offered ride to young boy is a family friend, VicPD confirm
124086home2161B.C.’s virtual COVID-19 election campaign lacks human touch: expert
124088home2162Horgan attempts to clarify ‘I don’t see colour’ debate answer with Twitter post
124077home2163Why some BC SPCA branches currently have no animals available for adoption
124069home2164Penticton man pleads guilty to quadruple murder
124065home2165No new COVID rules for B.C. gyms as Ontario fitness studio sees ‘very large outbreak’
124061home2166Apartment ‘blight’ on downtown Alberni given 30-day extension for remediation work
124059home2167B.C. NDP’s long-term aim to phase out private senior care
124073home2168Trick or Treat? Experts divided on letting kids go out on Halloween due to COVID risk
124023home2169B.C. leaders tested in the only TV election debate of 2020
124047home2170Canadians divided over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines, priority inoculations
124019home2171West Shore RCMP and police dogs chase down two break and enter suspects
124040home2172Victoria brewery releases sour pumpkin spice beer for Thanksgiving
124038home2173Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district to see two new electric buses with seatbelts
124033home2174BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs winless on the road over long weekend
124030home2175Winds of Time breezes onto Oak Bay lookout
124017home2176Man arrested in Victoria after pointing replica firearm at another person
123936home2177Mount Washington receives early blast of snow
124011home2178B.C. parties battle over tax promises to recover from COVID-19
123998home2179COVID-19 won’t spook away trick-or-treating if safety rules followed: health officers
123922home2180‘I’d be better off going after a bank’: Pot companies beef up security for Croptober
123958home2181Peninsula health foundation launches campaign to prepare for second wave, surgical backlog
123956home2182Campbell River grants extension to temporary expanded food service areas
123952home2183LETTER - Comparative photos show diminishment of Comox Glacier in past seven years
123950home2184B.C. VOTES: Election officials receive ‘unprecedented’ number of mail-in ballot requests
123946home2185Grand Forks RCMP break up weekend rock concert, recommend criminal charges
123969home2186Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes
123910home2187Immigration lottery opens for people hoping to bring grandparents, parents to Canada
123908home2188B.C. Liberals promise to ban elections in a provincial emergency
123903home2189B.C. New Democrats promise renter’s rebate, rent freeze as parties ready for debate
123897home2190Liberal candidate apologizes for comments made about NDP politician in viral video
123879home2191Greater Victoria’s coastal communities take derelict boat issue to the CRD
123891home2192Vancouver Island MP’s proposal in support of veterans rejected by MPs in House of Commons
123887home2193Gold River council asks B.C. to provide stumpage contribution to small communities
123885home2194Panhandling in Parksville could come at a cost
123875home2195Canucks acquire defenceman Nate Schmidt from Vegas for 2022 third-round pick
123862home2196Animal obesity: Tips for tackling weight issues in pets
123801home2197Anti-maskers hold rally along the highway in Nanaimo
123795home2198Someone breaks into Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Island
123793home2199Sidney operators avoid the worst of declining tourism industry
123789home2200Jordan River clean up fills garbage dumpster
123787home2201Western Speedway sale gets the green light
123717home2202Would-be cannabis plant thief swings machete at pregnant woman in Nanaimo
123750home2203Langford residents could be out of condo for weeks after balcony fire
123756home2204Woof-a-Thon fundraiser participants can win chance to name guide dog
123752home2205Nanaimo RCMP wonder if ‘bad karma’ is coming for Buddha thief
123730home2206Vancouver Island Regional Library presents reading by Saskatchewan poet laureate
123710home2207Riot unveils a colourful brew in honour of an Island drag queen
123700home2208Puppy loses leg after fall from moving vehicle in Shuswap, BC SPCA investigates
123695home2209Seven Vancouver Island residents face drug, weapons charges after year-long RCMP operation
123688home2210Ucluelet RCMP and Vancouver Island GIS drug trafficking investigation leads to arrests
123661home2211RCMP make arrest in Campbell River Walmart arson case
123673home2212Green Party says it would set path to make B.C. carbon-neutral by 2045
123669home2213NDP, B.C. Liberals call for 15% cap on restaurant delivery fees
123559home2214UPDATED: American Indigenous group, province argue over cross-border rights at Canada’s top court
123649home2215Emergency crews attend fire near Highway 28
123643home2216Driver caught going 105 km/h over speed limit on Pat Bay Highway
123628home2217Union takes former conservation officer back to court
123626home2218Assault charge approved for RCMP officer related to arrest in Nanaimo
123622home2219Trafficking investigation leads Victoria police to stash of weapons, drugs
123619home2220Port Alberni RCMP seeking witnesses after ‘vulgar’ graffiti painted on Highway 4
123616home2221Langford douses fall open fire season
123589home2222Search and rescue crews extricate man who fell down deep crevasse on Vancouver Island
123570home2223Island community goes for less glare from streetlights
123549home2224Thieves break into storage units in Nanaimo, steal pistol and coins
123547home2225Port Hardy RCMP announce charges in three separate drug busts
123535home2226Overdose advisory issued for Cowichan Valley
123526home2227Uncapped needle found on door of Saanich business, police seek suspect
123513home2228Comox Valley loses a community icon
123524home2229All work stops on Saanich’s University Heights project while developer negotiates with Home Depot
123492home2230B.C. Liberals offer bridge financing, no more small business tax
123444home2231Confederate flag taken down as quickly as it was mysteriously erected in Smithers
123408home2232Island district holds off school bus seatbelt retrofits
124414home2233Salmon tracking tool expanded to southern B.C.
124857entertainment1Giuliani caught in hotel bedroom scene in new ‘Borat’ film
124745entertainment4Nanaimo spoken word society presents online reading by prolific Toronto poet
124675entertainment5PQBeat: A chat with Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre
124630entertainment6Emily Carr show wraps up Canadian Tour at Royal BC Museum
124440entertainment7Former Nanaimo youth worker pens children’s book about inappropriate touching
124520entertainment8Nanaimo singer releasing new single inspired by overheard conversations
124458entertainment9Duncan Showroom hosts storytellers series
124123entertainment10COVID Creations opens at the Greater Victoria Art Gallery
124121entertainment11Victoria’s Antimatter film festival adapts
124173entertainment12Nanaimo area poets release anthology on aging
124305entertainment13Nanaimo mother-son duo pay tribute to Édith Piaf in Nanaimo
124030entertainment14Winds of Time breezes onto Oak Bay lookout
123969entertainment15Nelson author launches book on Canadian environmental heroes
123730entertainment16Vancouver Island Regional Library presents reading by Saskatchewan poet laureate
123561entertainment17Sooke couple to be focus of new reality TV show
124792trending-now1Trudeau and his family decide against trick-or-treating this year due to COVID
124765trending-now2Narwhal tusk discovered in Calgary Goodwill pile to be donated to university
124518trending-now3WATCH: Victoria rollerskate school brings #cranberrydreams with new video
124449trending-now4Chocolate chip cookies, banana bread top list of B.C.’s favourite desserts
124455trending-now5QUIZ: Are you ready for the B.C. election?
124408trending-now6Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Oct. 18 to 24
124240trending-now7‘Discovery by little Nathan:’ Boy, 12, finds fossil of duck-billed dinosaur in Alberta
124224trending-now8VIDEO: Abbotsford woman records unusual object in the sky
124222trending-now9Great BC ShakeOUT happens today at 10:15 a.m.
124127trending-now10You can now buy Girl Guide cookies online for $5 a box
123862trending-now11Animal obesity: Tips for tackling weight issues in pets
123778trending-now12QUIZ: Cheers to B.C.’s beers
123754trending-now13Mars jumps out from the night sky across B.C.
124892community1VIDEO: Quintet of bears frolic in Vancouver Island yard
124848community4Coast Guard towed rudderless sailors to Port Hardy hours before a powerful storm
124758community7Greenways continues work with school groups in Campbell River despite pandemic
124638community8Construction set to begin on new Sooke library
124399community9Smashed pumpkins provide a royal Thanksgiving feast for animals at Island sanctuary
124485community10Victoria’s chalk fairy brings smiles to kids with cancer
124495community11Port Alberni students learning on the land
124427community12Victoria Heritage Haunted House creaking its doors closed
124377community13Hoot, hoot: MARS Wildlife Centre looks for name for new ambassador bird
124337community14Nature is masking up in Colwood
124320community15Bringing Lisa home: Island community rallies for woman with cancer
124527community16Home fires most likely to start in kitchen, according to insurance providers
124462community17Island family gifts $160,000 toward building accessible outdoor programs in Saanich
124420community18United Way, Victoria Foundation open applications open for second round of emergency funding
124410community19Donation from Nanaimo family helps society clean up Island’s coastline
124453community20Construction underway on floatplane feature in north Campbell River
124169community21It took two years, $500,000 to build Oak Bay Marina in 1964
124312community22Seniors care centre wants to make its new forest trail more accessible
124094community23Rogers announces 5G service for customers across Greater Victoria
124181community24Comox Valley distance ed lands almost a thousand new students
124038community25Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district to see two new electric buses with seatbelts
123873community26Parksville youngster makes 100 consecutive jumps into the Pacific
123868community27Chainsaw carver turns dead tree into stunning work of art
123864community28With Santa’s Workshop on hiatus, Vancouver Island volunteers step up
123789community29Jordan River clean up fills garbage dumpster
123756community30Woof-a-Thon fundraiser participants can win chance to name guide dog
123759community31Vancouver Island church opens special pet cemetery
123513community32Comox Valley loses a community icon
123416community33Mom delivers north Island’s first home birth baby in 30 years, in the middle of a pandemic
123952letters1LETTER - Comparative photos show diminishment of Comox Glacier in past seven years
124896video1B.C. sets another COVID-19 record with 203 new cases
124892video2VIDEO: Quintet of bears frolic in Vancouver Island yard
124725video3167 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death recorded as B.C. enters 2nd wave
124711video4Pandemic election prompts voter suppression claims by B.C. Liberals
124671video5COVID-19 co-operation a casualty of B.C.’s pandemic election
124663video6Liberals say Tory effort to set up COVID-19 committee will be a confidence matter
124612video7B.C. sees record-breaking daily COVID infections with 499 new cases over weekend
124608video8UPDATE: No tsunami threat in B.C. after 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits Alaska
124539video9‘First guys out:’ Western Canadian air tanker fleet busy despite drop in wildfires
124283fishing1Three million pounds of flash frozen, delicious prawns sitting in cold storage
77481sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
124675podcasts1PQBeat: A chat with Jennifer Bate of Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre
123948podcasts2PQBeat: Talking politics ahead of looming B.C. election
124840provincial-election1Green Party’s Istace apologizes for remark about First Nations gaming grants being a ‘handout’
124647provincial-election2BC VOTES 2020: Liberal candidate Helen Poon offers to donate MLA salary if elected
124253provincial-election3B.C. VOTES 2020: ‘Political shenanigans’ propel Green candidate into election
124250provincial-election4B.C. VOTES 2020: UVic student adds name to provincial election ballot for third time
124316provincial-election5Vancouver Island votes: Campaigning through a pandemic
123984provincial-election6Green Party pins Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding hopes on Istace
123978provincial-election7B.C. VOTES 2020: West Shore business owner, podcaster running in election under B.C. Liberal flag
123966provincial-election8BC VOTES 2020: Independent candidate Graham Hughes wants change in Mid Island-Pacific Rim