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145445news1A little girl’s wish is answered as her cat came back
145443news2Former B.C. university rowing coach ‘deeply sorry’ after complaints
145441news3Bloc Québécois MP apologizes for taking nude photo of Liberal MP William Amos
145439news4Trudeau pledges to cut emissions by 40% to 45% by 2030, short of U.S. goal
145435news5Electric bus on trial run serving Victoria-to-Nanaimo route
145433news6Nanaimo teacher-librarian fired for checking out too-graphic graphic novel to student
145431news7Island Health declares outbreak at Victoria long-term care home
145424news8COVID questions? Here are some phone-based resources available for seniors
145407news9“I just sank a car’: Revelstoke resident wants Columbia River better protected
145405news10B.C. judge grants Meng Wanzhou’s request to delay extradition hearings
145401news11AstraZeneca advice from national panel delayed by new data on COVID-19 and variants
145398news12B.C. sees 862 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, seven deaths
145394news13B.C. budget lacks innovative drive, vision during uncertain times, say experts
145386news14B.C. researchers use air conditioning to combat spread of COVID particles
145374news15B.C. clarifies COVID-19 travel restrictions, Lower Mainland a single zone
145372news1615-year-old choked in Beacon Hill tent, Victoria police assaulted while intervening
145437news17Coastal Fire Centre looking ahead at wildfire season on Vancouver Island
145416news18Study: Tofino fish farm sea lice infestations add fuel to push to remove open pens
145368news19Nanaimo-Ladysmith teachers’ union asks for stricter COVID-19 measures
145365news20Saanich calls for non-police security for mental health patients at hospitals
145363news21Esquimalt fire displaces two families
145361news22Janitors at Uptown Shopping Centre in Saanich vote to strike
145359news23Duncan businesses warned of counterfeit cash
145392news24Judge acquits B.C. teen boy ‘set up’ on sex assault charge based on Instagram messages
145347news25‘Where else do we go for help?’: Okanagan mom struggles to aid son fighting opioid addiction
145345news26U.S. to help Canada with more COVID-19 vaccine supply, Biden says
145343news27BC Fruit Growers’ Association gives thumbs up to provincial budget
145341news28Greater Victoria’s unemployment rate rises to 5.7 per cent
145337news29Nanaimo supports call for tougher penalties, criminal justice reforms
145339news30Teenage girl fatally shot by police in Columbus, officials say
145330news31Saanich firefighters not prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine despite working on frontlines
145328news32Paid sick leave for ‘hard-hit’ workers left out of provincial budget: BCFED
145326news33VIDEO: Large, police-patrolled crowds gather at Vancouver beach for COVID protests
145324news34Freeland says Liberals open to provincial child care demands, draws line around fees
145322news35Police, dog unit called after man exposed himself at West Shore elementary school
145320news36RCMP: No injuries reported in rollover crash in Nanoose Bay
145318news37Victoria police searching for missing man wanted for choking police
145315news38Victoria police seek man wanted on drug trafficking charges
145312news39Rogers offers customers credit after massive outage, will be applied to bills in May
145310news40George Floyd’s death was ‘wake-up call’ about systemic racism: Trudeau
145308news41VIDEO: Trudeau defends Canada’s travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more
145306news42Victoria hits record-breaking number of monthly COVID-19 flight exposures
145289news43Petition signals desire for Metchosin cellphone coverage
145285news44BC Hydro says safety guides tree removal policy
145281news45Victoria in good position to bounce back post-pandemic, says BMO
145279news46B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate declines, 849 cases Tuesday
145277news47Trudeau says he’s planning to get the AstraZeneca vaccine
145275news48Experts, advocates say federal budget is hit-and-miss on housing
145273news49Christy Clark says she first learned of money-laundering spike in 2015
145271news50Three arrested after double stabbing in Victoria
145269news51Convicted sex offender arrested at Gonzales Beach
145266news52B.C. pledges $7.6B in transportation cash over 3 years; no specifics for Massey Tunnel
145264news53Penticton ready to sue province over homeless shelter
145262news54Ex-cop Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter of George Floyd
145260news55B.C. budget to expand $10-a-day child care, but misses the mark on ‘truly universal’ system
145256news56B.C. announces historic half-billion-dollar funding for overdose crisis, mental health
145254news57B.C. deficit to grow by $19 billion for COVID-19 recovery spending
145252news58Public transit to be free for kids 12 and younger – a ‘bold’ B.C. budget line advocates applaud
145250news59Langford gym first Island business to be closed by public health order
145248news60COVID-19 outbreak now over at seniors’ facility in Nanaimo
145246news61Central Saanich residents protest supportive housing project
145243news62Nanaimo RCMP find driver sleeping with gun, knives, drugs and break-in tools in his vehicle
145240news63Murder trial into 2016 Campbell River killing underway in Victoria
145229news64Vancouver Island’s mini-summer poised to fade
145225news65Small wildfire burning in difficult terrain near Gold River
145223news66Quatsino First Nation has confirmed case of COVID-19
145221news67Campbell River beach party ends in knife threats
145217news68B.C. nurses issue plea for all to follow health orders as hospitalizations spike
145215news69Study looks at how HIV self-tests can help queer people overcome health-care hurdles
145219news70B.C. won’t be using random individual road stops to enforce travel rules: Safety Minister
145206news71Police seize loaded firearm, drugs during traffic stop in Victoria
145204news72CVRD headquarters closed for another three and a half months
145202news73University of Victoria women’s rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement
145198news74UPDATE: RCMP make arrest in apartment arson fire
145194news75Mass fossil site may prove tyrannosaurs lived in packs
145192news76Rogers says disruptive wireless outage caused by Ericsson software update
145189news77Staff up now, or stay lean and wait? Hospitality sector faces dilemma amid third wave
145187news78Former B.C. premier to testify at money laundering hearing today
145185news79B.C. to table budget that’s expected to deal with COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
145182news80Port Alberni on its way to a dubious pedestrian safety record
145150news81New COVID-19 cases tick down on the central Island
145146news82Families of workers killed in Field train derailment allege negligence in lawsuit
145144news83Federal Budget 2021: Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending
145148news84Federal Budget 2021: Liberals pledge $30B for child care with eye to reducing fees
145138news854 youth arrested after 30-person brawl in New Westminster leaves 1 seriously injured
145175news86‘Can’t afford to lose another summer’: B.C. tourism group supports COVID travel rules
145132news87Five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations celebrate legal victory in fishing dispute
145130news88Man with Down syndrome attacked along Victoria’s Dallas Road
145124news89Drugs, loaded weapons, body armour seized from Victoria suite
145120news90Toddler marks youngest British Columbian to die related to COVID-19
145136news91Federal Budget 2021: Liberals extend COVID-19 aid with election top of mind
145134news92Federal Budget 2021: Liberals seek to win over low-wage workers and students
145113news93Island Health seeks injunction against restaurant defying COVID-19 orders
145118news94Federal Budget 2021: Money promised for military sex misconduct fight, NORAD upgrades
145116news95Federal Budget 2021: Liberals pledge $18 billion for Indigenous communities
145111news96Road blocks to enforce B.C. COVID restrictions on recreational travel out of health authority
145109news97Federal Budget 2021: Liberals highlight plans for COVID supports, long-term care, child care
145107news98Quebec and Ontario impose travel restrictions to slow surging virus variants
145105news99Several provinces lower age eligibility for AstraZeneca: at look at the vaccine
145097news100Cow boss statue destined for Williams Lake Stampede Grounds goes up in flames
145093news101Man on scooter collides with, punches coyote in Vancouver’s Stanley Park
145089news102Red Cross hires out-of-B.C. workers to staff Island vaccination centre
145087news103IIO investigating after police dog bites man near Ladysmith
145085news104Canadian housing prices fastest rising in the world
145064news105Firefighters respond to balcony fire at Courtenay apartment complex
145062news106VIDEO: NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet
145057news107Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
145053news108New online tool provides accessibility map for people with disabilities
145049news109Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt prompts evacuation alert
145043news110National fitness group condemns unlicensed Kelowna gym’s anti-vaccine policy
145039news111Housing crunch or not, it’s illegal to live in an RV in Nanaimo
145037news112Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine
145035news113Group urges UN to probe China for crimes against humanity
145033news114Liberals to release federal budget with eye on managing crisis, post-pandemic growth
145031news115Nothing stopping provinces from offering AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults: Hajdu
144997news116Residents of a Central Saanich duplex ‘fortunate’ to escape Sunday morning fire
144986news117Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
144984news118Federal government to send health-care workers to Ontario, Trudeau says
144982news119‘It’s more than just a fish:’ Scientists worry cod will never come back in Newfoundland
144978news120Mounties get their unicorn; stolen statue of mythical beast found in Alberta field
144970news121B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
144968news122Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in U.S. shooting
144966news123UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
144964news124B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
144962news125China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence
144960news126The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
144937news127Red dresses to be hung from Ladysmith to Oyster Bay, showing solidarity against racism
144935news128COVID-19 cases reported for Nanaimo flights, says disease control centre
144933news129Fire crews, roofers work to douse building fire in Parksville
144929news130VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
144924news131Doug Ford backtracks on new police COVID-19 powers amid intense backlash
144922news132Canadian doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge
144920news133Researchers say the United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency
144918news134Canada’s naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message ‘anything goes’ in politics
144916news135Flouting COVID-19 health orders off the clock could lead to workplace discipline: lawyers
144910news136‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
144908news137B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
144898news138Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
144902news139Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
144906news140Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
144904news141Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million
144891news142Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
144840news143PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
144838news144B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
144836news145Groups offer more support for Canadian families of drug users who have fatally overdosed
144834news146B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
144829news147No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays
144831news148Island woman makes historic name change for truth and reconciliation
144800news149Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
144797news15022-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for April 21
144795news151Bystanders keep fire from spreading near Campbell River
144803news152Comox woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
144793news153RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
144790news154VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
144788news155B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
144785news156‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
144779news157Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
144783news158Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
144781news159‘Quite fitting.’ Prince Philip’s funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada
144777news160Campbell River proceeds with ‘mean-spirited’ Spirit Square stage covering removal
144775news161Port Alberni stabbing suspect arrested in Nanaimo
144773news162Campbell River has third-lowest BC Hydro watershed levels in the province
144770news163Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
144768news164Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
144764news165John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
144761news166New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
145007news167Island city protecting nesting trees lets eagles and humans coexist
144988news168Coulson Aviation’s newest helitanker takes flight
144945news169Multiple offers and unconditional sales rampant as Island housing market booms
144754news170GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
144744news171Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
144737news172B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
144731news173Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
144727news174Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
144723news175Lethbridge doctor becomes 7th Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19
144725news176‘Conditions are tricky at the moment’ warns Coastal Fire Centre
144721news177Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
144715news178Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
144713news179‘Be prepared and not scared:’ Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case
144711news180P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
144688news181One child airlifted after quad accident at Nanaimo district school
144682news182Baynes Sound Connector undergoing upgrades
144684news183Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
144680news184‘Nothing to be envious about:’ Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID
144686news185Fort Langley rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming of Sonic the Hedgehog sequel
144678news186Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals
144674news187NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar
144672news188Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments
144670news189Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
144668news190Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
144657news191Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
144655news192Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
144653news193COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
144651news194Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
144649news195B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
144645news196Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
144634news197B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
144627news198Multiple ‘mini explosions’ reported as 4 departments battle blaze in rural area near Qualicum Beach
144625news199Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
144709news200Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
144703news201COVID-19: Qualicum Beach officials say TV crews follow strict health and safety protocols
144619news202Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
144695news203Step-brother’s drug death brings overdose crisis close to home for Cumberland councillor
144614news2048 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
144612news205Vancouver Island First Nation officially joins regional district as full member
144610news206Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
144608news208Nanaimo city councillors recommend $400,000 spending on downtown security
144599news209Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
144592news210COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
144588news211Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
144586news212B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
144584news213Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
144582news214Canadian home sales up 76% year-over-year, set new March record: CREA
144561news215UPDATED: Police incident at Duncan apartment ends with applause (VIDEO)
144555news216Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
144553news217Nanaimo hospital experiencing another COVID-19 outbreak
144550news218Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
144548news219B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
144546news220Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War
144544news221B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
144542news222‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
144535news223Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite ‘comply-or-explain’ rule: study
144533news224Biden’s planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline
144529news225Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
144527news226Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
144522news227Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
144517news228Suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway now being investigated as a homicide
144514news229Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
144512news230New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates: Mendicino
144506news231Air Canada’s government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says
144574news232Military historian walks from Tofino to Langley to commemorate lives lost in Korea
144500news233‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
144498news234Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
144494news235Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
144490news236Overdose advisory issued for Campbell River
144481news237VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
144473news238B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
144471news239VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
144417news240B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
144463news241Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
144461news242Sooke road work nears completion
144459news243Anti-Food Waste bill introduced by North Island-Powell River MP
144455news244Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
144453news245Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
144451news246EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
144448news247Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP source
144446news248Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
144419news249Two men filmed removing red dresses from trees in Ladysmith
144408news250Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
144423news251B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
144405news252Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
144403news253UPDATE: 16-year-old Nanaimo boy located safe
144406news254B.C. sees 873 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, decline continues
144401news255Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
144399news256B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
144397news257Test of vehicle’s self-drive features mistaken for impaired driving
144394news258Fire knocked down at controversial Port Alberni property
144389news259B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
144374news260B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
144366news261West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
144364news262Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
144362news263100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
144360news264Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
144351news265Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
144349news266Man arrested after firearm pointing incident on Campbell River street
144345news2671 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
144343news268Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
144309news269Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
144302news270Onlookers laugh and jeer as Nanaimo teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
144304news271Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
144300news272B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
144298news273B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
144296news274South Island students protest proposed cuts to school music programs
144289news275B.C. NDP promises more health care spending, business support in 2021 budget
144284news276Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
144287news277Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
144279news278Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
144263news279Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
144242news280VIDEO: Dancers, signholders show support for Fairy Creek in Victoria
144238news281Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
144237news282Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
144134news283Youth arrested after car crash in Nanaimo
144128news284PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
144125news285Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
144123news286Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
144118news287B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
144115news288Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
144111news2891 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store
144109news290NDP convention targets inequality, as contentious planks threaten to steal spotlight
144103news291‘He has been my strength all these years,’ Queen said about Prince Philip
144101news292Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention
144095news293Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID-19 cases, deaths
144093news294Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
144081news295Flags drop, bells toll as Canadians remember special relationship with Prince Philip
144079news296Teach students coping skills to deal with anger during the pandemic: doctor
144219news297PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Vancouver Island’s food service industry hard
144211news298Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
144060news299An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
144048news300Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
144044news301UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
144042news302Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
144040news303Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
144037news3041,262 more COVID-19 infections in B.C. Friday, 9,574 active cases
144155news305Data-driven salmon tool helps conservation planning on the B.C. coast
144035news306UPDATED: Pup put down after being mauled by large, off-leash dog in Saanich park
144031news307Nanaimo’s $82-million pollution control centre upgrade now complete
144029news308No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
144025news309Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
144023news310Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
144021news311A look at the more than 20 trips Prince Philip made to Canada
144015news312Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
143998news313Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
143996news314High-risk sex offender banned from central Island, living in Vancouver: police
143975news315Rapper-actor DMX dead at 50
143970news316Victoria police seek two suspects after Jewish centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
143968news317Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
143907news318Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
143903news319WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
143901news320Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after Nanaimo River Road blaze
143897news321B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
143895news322Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
143891news323Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
143885news324Man arrested after objecting to Nanaimo RCMP confiscating shovel he had been swinging
143880news32538 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
144630news326B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
143867news327Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
143862news328Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
143851news329Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
143845news33053% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
143843news331New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
143841news332Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious death near parkway
143837news333Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
143835news334Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
143833news335Missing falcon returns to Cowichan’s The Raptors
143820news336Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP takes poverty challenge, spends 12 hours with nowhere to go
145355business1Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars
145351business2Hot B.C. housing market drives property transfer tax gains
145428business5Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
145302business6Bank of Canada keeps rate on hold, sees brighter economic outlook
145257business7B.C. restaurants to get COVID-19 ‘circuit breaker’ grant extension
145300business8$5.4 million in renovations coming for Ladysmith Save-On-Foods
145179business9New plan recognizes industrial strengths of Alberni Valley airport
145095business10B.C. moves to protect employee pay for COVID-19 vaccination
145066business11Styrofoam done as a takeout option on Island’s Pacific Rim
145047business12Rogers investigating after wireless customers complain of widespread outage
145041business13Annual pace of housing starts posts 21.6 per cent increase in March
144993business14One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook
145026business15Vancouver Island carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
144766business16Analysts say new CRTC limits on Big 3 help regional carriers with growth plans
144956business17Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
144750business18Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
145023business19Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
144809business20Mosaic plugged in to testing electric logging trucks
144601business21U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
144824business22Citizens’ group calls for action at Crofton’s Twin Gables Motel
144525business23Discovery Islands salmon farm removal impacts jobs in B.C.’s Lower Mainland: report
144580business24Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
144707business25Ucluelet launches bingo contest to support local restaurants
144457business26WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June
144442business27Full Bug Records finds a groove in Duncan
144370business28B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
144247business29B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
143981business30Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
143973business31Corus, Hulu announce ‘breakthrough’ multi-year streaming deal
143869business32Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
144077business33Parksville promotes patio patrons to post pictures to support restaurant industry
143839business34Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
145396sports1NHL: Virus protocols not ‘relaxed’ for vaccinated players
145349sports2CFL pushing back start of season nearly 2 months due to COVID-19
145421sports5Parksville’s Fergusson earns gold at 2021 B.C. Masters Weightlifting Championships
145335sports6Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association talks ‘return to play’
145304sports7Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of UVic varsity women’s team
145283sports8Pearson, Sutter each score 2 as Canucks dump Maple Leafs 6-3
145296sports9No at-bats for Victoria HarbourCats, Nanaimo NightOwls this season due to COVID-19
145140sports10Canucks defenceman Edler suspended two games for kneeing Leafs forward Hyman
145168sports11BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs pick up second shutout against Cowichan
144995sports12Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
144931sports13Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
144827sports14Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
144759sports15Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
145013sports16Port Hardy’s disc golf survey results are in
144729sports17Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled
144643sports18Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
144641sports19Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
144590sports20Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker
144510sports21Source: Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021
144700sports22Campbell River snowboarder tops podium in international debut
144572sports23Nanaimo NightOwls cancel season due to COVID-19
144565sports24Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
144817sports25Mountain bikers, First Nation strike landmark deal in Ucluelet
144949sports26More people than ever mountain biking in Parksville Qualicum Beach area
144430sports27Rowing Canada making progress in move to Duncan area
144085sports28UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
144017sports29Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
144073sports30Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
143930sports31MacDonald, Wilson top local runners at Comox Valley RV Half Marathon
145353life1Secrets and Lives Interview with Ron Neale
143951life2Secrets and Lives Interview with Marnie Naka
145414opinion1Roden: I can’t wait to get shot
145291opinion2EDITORIAL: High job numbers seem overly rosy
145161opinion3Louis: Hold up, who was this Ma Murray?
145005opinion4Drivesmart: Bicycle lanes aren’t going away, so know the rules
144941opinion5Barron: Vinyl records making a comeback
144805opinion6Peers: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
144622opinion7GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
144693opinion8Simpson: Enough with the niceties, it’s time Canada pulls some COVID attitude
144563opinion9Schisler: How to survive hitting the COVID wall
144496opinion10COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
143919opinion11REVERSE ANGLE: Premier’s pot-shot at young people aging poorly
145445home1A little girl’s wish is answered as her cat came back
145443home2Former B.C. university rowing coach ‘deeply sorry’ after complaints
145437home3Coastal Fire Centre looking ahead at wildfire season on Vancouver Island
145424home4COVID questions? Here are some phone-based resources available for seniors
145416home5Study: Tofino fish farm sea lice infestations add fuel to push to remove open pens
145414home6Roden: I can’t wait to get shot
145372home715-year-old choked in Beacon Hill tent, Victoria police assaulted while intervening
145368home8Nanaimo-Ladysmith teachers’ union asks for stricter COVID-19 measures
145330home9Saanich firefighters not prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine despite working on frontlines
145306home10Victoria hits record-breaking number of monthly COVID-19 flight exposures
145304home11Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of UVic varsity women’s team
145281home12Victoria in good position to bounce back post-pandemic, says BMO
145289home13Petition signals desire for Metchosin cellphone coverage
145285home14BC Hydro says safety guides tree removal policy
145291home15EDITORIAL: High job numbers seem overly rosy
145254home16B.C. deficit to grow by $19 billion for COVID-19 recovery spending
145240home17Murder trial into 2016 Campbell River killing underway in Victoria
145229home18Vancouver Island’s mini-summer poised to fade
145202home19University of Victoria women’s rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement
145196home20Fifth season of ‘Chesapeake Shores’ looks to showcase Parksville Qualicum Beach region
145198home21UPDATE: RCMP make arrest in apartment arson fire
145182home22Port Alberni on its way to a dubious pedestrian safety record
145163home23Canadian kids extracting record amounts from Tooth Fairy
145161home24Louis: Hold up, who was this Ma Murray?
145150home25New COVID-19 cases tick down on the central Island
145132home26Five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations celebrate legal victory in fishing dispute
145113home27Island Health seeks injunction against restaurant defying COVID-19 orders
145089home28Red Cross hires out-of-B.C. workers to staff Island vaccination centre
145057home29Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
145026home30Vancouver Island carpenter builds the ultimate tree fort
145017home31Vancouver Island’s wild bees need messy gardens to survive
145007home32Island city protecting nesting trees lets eagles and humans coexist
144997home33Residents of a Central Saanich duplex ‘fortunate’ to escape Sunday morning fire
145005home34Drivesmart: Bicycle lanes aren’t going away, so know the rules
144988home35Coulson Aviation’s newest helitanker takes flight
144980home36Three podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
144972home37VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
144958home38Vancouver Island man living a full, active life after double-lung transplant
144945home39Multiple offers and unconditional sales rampant as Island housing market booms
144937home40Red dresses to be hung from Ladysmith to Oyster Bay, showing solidarity against racism
144941home41Barron: Vinyl records making a comeback
144926home42Orcas: Our Shared Future finally surfaces at Royal B.C. Museum
144913home43Island playwright tells the story of Indigenous woman who ‘saved the beaver’
144895home44Island teen’s passion for science and technology equality helps fund her education
144831home45Island woman makes historic name change for truth and reconciliation
144809home46Mosaic plugged in to testing electric logging trucks
144805home47Peers: Remembering dinner with the Queen and Prince Philip
144800home48Maclean’s Magazine ranks Langford best community in B.C.
144803home49Comox woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
144768home50Temperature records eyed for Victoria with sunny weekend forcast
144754home51GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died at Hotel Zed pool
144750home52Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
144731home53Family fights killer’s release from Metchosin institution
144717home54Checkerspot Butterfly Recovery Project releases more caterpillars on Hornby Island
144709home55Privacy concerns keep COVID-19 cases at University of Victoria off the record
144703home56COVID-19: Qualicum Beach officials say TV crews follow strict health and safety protocols
144695home57Step-brother’s drug death brings overdose crisis close to home for Cumberland councillor
144693home58Simpson: Enough with the niceties, it’s time Canada pulls some COVID attitude
144688home59One child airlifted after quad accident at Nanaimo district school
144670home60Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
144657home61Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
144668home62Inmate with ties to Victoria dies in Abbotsford institution
144649home63B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
144627home64Multiple ‘mini explosions’ reported as 4 departments battle blaze in rural area near Qualicum Beach
144594home65Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
144574home66Military historian walks from Tofino to Langley to commemorate lives lost in Korea
144565home67Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
144563home68Schisler: How to survive hitting the COVID wall
144561home69UPDATED: Police incident at Duncan apartment ends with applause (VIDEO)
144555home70Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply as overdose emergency turns 5
144529home71Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
144522home72Sooke man dies in Tuesday crash on West Coast Road
144517home73Suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway now being investigated as a homicide
144455home74Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
144446home75Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
144444home76‘Chesapeake Shores’ back to film TV series in Parksville and Qualicum Beach
144433home77Citizen scientists asked to look for bugs and birds in upcoming ‘BioBlitz’
144423home78B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
144419home79Two men filmed removing red dresses from trees in Ladysmith
144401home80Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
144372home81VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote North Island logging road
144403home82UPDATE: 16-year-old Nanaimo boy located safe
144366home83West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
144360home84Driver who crashed into Uptown Walmart likely suffering mental health crisis, police say
144351home85Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
144309home86Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
144319home87Islander charts the course of mysterious visitor Red Zed 1
144302home88Onlookers laugh and jeer as Nanaimo teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
144284home89Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
144279home90Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
144304home91Victoria police seize replica firearm in early Sunday morning call
144237home92Wild Wise Sooke reminds public to be aware of bears
144219home93PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Vancouver Island’s food service industry hard
144211home94Tsunami preparation in the forefront across Greater Victoria
144155home95Data-driven salmon tool helps conservation planning on the B.C. coast
144128home96PHOTOS: Vehicle driven into Saanich Walmart removed after two trapped workers rescued
144123home97Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
144060home98An octopus named Wanda will soon say goodbye to Sidney
144066home99Vancouver Islander getting back on her feet thanks to kindness of her community
144044home100UPDATED: Saanich firefighters free trapped workers at Uptown Walmart
144040home101Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
143996home102High-risk sex offender banned from central Island, living in Vancouver: police
143919home103REVERSE ANGLE: Premier’s pot-shot at young people aging poorly
143901home104Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after Nanaimo River Road blaze
143897home105B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
143869home106Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
145435home29Electric bus on trial run serving Victoria-to-Nanaimo route
145433home210Nanaimo teacher-librarian fired for checking out too-graphic graphic novel to student
145431home211Island Health declares outbreak at Victoria long-term care home
145428home212Psychedelic food truck the next thing for veteran’s wife in Colwood
145426home213Restored water wheel returns to Japanese Garden at Royal Roads in Colwood
145421home214Parksville’s Fergusson earns gold at 2021 B.C. Masters Weightlifting Championships
145418home215Nanaimo musician Shawn Hall presents free online show from the Port Theatre
145392home216Judge acquits B.C. teen boy ‘set up’ on sex assault charge based on Instagram messages
145407home217“I just sank a car’: Revelstoke resident wants Columbia River better protected
145405home218B.C. judge grants Meng Wanzhou’s request to delay extradition hearings
145398home219B.C. sees 862 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, seven deaths
145394home220B.C. budget lacks innovative drive, vision during uncertain times, say experts
145386home221B.C. researchers use air conditioning to combat spread of COVID particles
145374home222B.C. clarifies COVID-19 travel restrictions, Lower Mainland a single zone
145365home223Saanich calls for non-police security for mental health patients at hospitals
145363home224Esquimalt fire displaces two families
145361home225Janitors at Uptown Shopping Centre in Saanich vote to strike
145359home226Duncan businesses warned of counterfeit cash
145355home227Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars
145351home228Hot B.C. housing market drives property transfer tax gains
145347home229‘Where else do we go for help?’: Okanagan mom struggles to aid son fighting opioid addiction
145345home230U.S. to help Canada with more COVID-19 vaccine supply, Biden says
145343home231BC Fruit Growers’ Association gives thumbs up to provincial budget
145341home232Greater Victoria’s unemployment rate rises to 5.7 per cent
145337home233Nanaimo supports call for tougher penalties, criminal justice reforms
145335home234Vancouver Island Amateur Hockey Association talks ‘return to play’
145328home235Paid sick leave for ‘hard-hit’ workers left out of provincial budget: BCFED
145322home236Police, dog unit called after man exposed himself at West Shore elementary school
145320home237RCMP: No injuries reported in rollover crash in Nanoose Bay
145318home238Victoria police searching for missing man wanted for choking police
145315home239Victoria police seek man wanted on drug trafficking charges
145310home240George Floyd’s death was ‘wake-up call’ about systemic racism: Trudeau
145300home241$5.4 million in renovations coming for Ladysmith Save-On-Foods
145298home242House post representative of work of Kw’umut Lelum in Nanaimo
145296home243No at-bats for Victoria HarbourCats, Nanaimo NightOwls this season due to COVID-19
145293home244Vancouver Island Symphony concludes season with salute to Spanish strings
145283home245Pearson, Sutter each score 2 as Canucks dump Maple Leafs 6-3
145256home246B.C. announces historic half-billion-dollar funding for overdose crisis, mental health
145252home247Public transit to be free for kids 12 and younger – a ‘bold’ B.C. budget line advocates applaud
145260home248B.C. budget to expand $10-a-day child care, but misses the mark on ‘truly universal’ system
145279home249B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate declines, 849 cases Tuesday
145273home250Christy Clark says she first learned of money-laundering spike in 2015
145271home251Three arrested after double stabbing in Victoria
145269home252Convicted sex offender arrested at Gonzales Beach
145264home253Penticton ready to sue province over homeless shelter
145262home254Ex-cop Derek Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter of George Floyd
145250home255Langford gym first Island business to be closed by public health order
145248home256COVID-19 outbreak now over at seniors’ facility in Nanaimo
145246home257Central Saanich residents protest supportive housing project
145243home258Nanaimo RCMP find driver sleeping with gun, knives, drugs and break-in tools in his vehicle
145225home259Small wildfire burning in difficult terrain near Gold River
145223home260Quatsino First Nation has confirmed case of COVID-19
145221home261Campbell River beach party ends in knife threats
145217home262B.C. nurses issue plea for all to follow health orders as hospitalizations spike
145213home263Brazilian priest who served in Saanich and Sooke dies from COVID-19
145208home264Port Alberni’s Wounded Warriors stage solo run
145206home265Police seize loaded firearm, drugs during traffic stop in Victoria
145204home266CVRD headquarters closed for another three and a half months
145175home267‘Can’t afford to lose another summer’: B.C. tourism group supports COVID travel rules
145187home268Former B.C. premier to testify at money laundering hearing today
145185home269B.C. to table budget that’s expected to deal with COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
145039home270Housing crunch or not, it’s illegal to live in an RV in Nanaimo
145179home271New plan recognizes industrial strengths of Alberni Valley airport
145177home272Mid-day sailings on Campbell River-Quadra Island route to be cancelled in early May
145168home273BCHL: Alberni Valley Bulldogs pick up second shutout against Cowichan
145165home274Curtain closes on Stinking Fish Studio Tour
145146home275Families of workers killed in Field train derailment allege negligence in lawsuit
145138home2764 youth arrested after 30-person brawl in New Westminster leaves 1 seriously injured
145120home277Toddler marks youngest British Columbian to die related to COVID-19
145130home278Man with Down syndrome attacked along Victoria’s Dallas Road
145124home279Drugs, loaded weapons, body armour seized from Victoria suite
145109home280Federal Budget 2021: Liberals highlight plans for COVID supports, long-term care, child care
145095home281B.C. moves to protect employee pay for COVID-19 vaccination
145122home282VIDEO: Storm makes for wild ferry ride across Kootenay Lake
145097home283Cow boss statue destined for Williams Lake Stampede Grounds goes up in flames
145093home284Man on scooter collides with, punches coyote in Vancouver’s Stanley Park
145066home285Styrofoam done as a takeout option on Island’s Pacific Rim
145087home286IIO investigating after police dog bites man near Ladysmith
145085home287Canadian housing prices fastest rising in the world
145068home288Port Alberni remembers Winston Joseph with Canada Day parade in April
145064home289Firefighters respond to balcony fire at Courtenay apartment complex
145053home290New online tool provides accessibility map for people with disabilities
145049home291Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt prompts evacuation alert
145047home292Rogers investigating after wireless customers complain of widespread outage
145043home293National fitness group condemns unlicensed Kelowna gym’s anti-vaccine policy
145023home294Construction underway, homes for sale at Victoria’s Dockside Green
145021home295Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
145013home296Port Hardy’s disc golf survey results are in
145009home297Sooke author shines light on autism in new children’s book
145031home298Nothing stopping provinces from offering AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults: Hajdu
144995home299Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
144986home2100Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
144970home2101B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
144966home2102UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
144964home2103B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
144943home2104QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
144935home2105COVID-19 cases reported for Nanaimo flights, says disease control centre
144933home2106Fire crews, roofers work to douse building fire in Parksville
144956home2107Voting opens for Victoria’s annual Best of the City
144952home2108Five-foot-tall letters spelling out ‘Nanaimo’ coming to Maffeo Sutton Park
144949home2109More people than ever mountain biking in Parksville Qualicum Beach area
144947home2110Radio plays prove successful for Ladysmith Little Theatre, four more in production
144931home2111Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
144902home2112Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
144910home2113‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
144908home2114B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
144898home2115Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
144893home2116Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
144906home2117Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
144891home2118Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
144845home2119‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
144840home2120PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
144838home2121B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
144834home2122B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
144827home2123Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
144824home2124Citizens’ group calls for action at Crofton’s Twin Gables Motel
144819home2125Bowen Queen on the Crofton-Vesuvius ferry route until October
144817home2126Mountain bikers, First Nation strike landmark deal in Ucluelet
144811home2127Chemainus Writers — the group — turning 20 years old
144797home212822-hour Highway 14 road closure planned for April 21
144795home2129Bystanders keep fire from spreading near Campbell River
144793home2130RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
144790home2131VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
144788home2132B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
144737home2133B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
144785home2134‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
144783home2135Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
144779home2136Victoria bylaw staff encampment work to include police escort through April
144777home2137Campbell River proceeds with ‘mean-spirited’ Spirit Square stage covering removal
144775home2138Port Alberni stabbing suspect arrested in Nanaimo
144773home2139Campbell River has third-lowest BC Hydro watershed levels in the province
144770home2140Esquimalt moves along path of legalizing detached suites
144764home2141John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
144761home2142New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
144759home2143Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
144742home2144Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
144744home2145Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
144727home2146Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
144725home2147‘Conditions are tricky at the moment’ warns Coastal Fire Centre
144721home2148Victoria’s bylaw banning plastic bags back in effect
144715home2149Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
144711home2150P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
144707home2151Ucluelet launches bingo contest to support local restaurants
144705home2152Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
144700home2153Campbell River snowboarder tops podium in international debut
144697home2154Nanaimo children’s entertainer ‘Mountain Dweller’ helping raise money for kids’ causes
144682home2155Baynes Sound Connector undergoing upgrades
144684home2156Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
144653home2157COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
144651home2158Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
144647home2159Quatse the sea otter pup continues to recover in treatment
144645home2160Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
144643home2161Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
144641home2162Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
144634home2163B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
144625home2164Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
144624home2165VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
144619home2166Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
144622home2167GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
144614home21688 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
144610home2169Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
144612home2171Vancouver Island First Nation officially joins regional district as full member
144608home2172Nanaimo city councillors recommend $400,000 spending on downtown security
144603home2173Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
144601home2174U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
144599home2175Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
144592home2176COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
144588home2177Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
144586home2178B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
144544home2179B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
144584home2180Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
144580home2181Island Farm Fresh Guide lets residents explore local product
144576home2182HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
144572home2183Nanaimo NightOwls cancel season due to COVID-19
144567home2184Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
144553home2185Nanaimo hospital experiencing another COVID-19 outbreak
144550home2186Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
144548home2187B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
144542home2188‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
144527home2189Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
144525home2190Discovery Islands salmon farm removal impacts jobs in B.C.’s Lower Mainland: report
144514home2191Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
144389home2192B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
144500home2193‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
144463home2194Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
144498home2195Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
144481home2196VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
144494home2197Victoria police arrest federal offender following foot chase
144490home2198Overdose advisory issued for Campbell River
144473home2199B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
144417home2200B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
144461home2201Sooke road work nears completion
144459home2202Anti-Food Waste bill introduced by North Island-Powell River MP
144453home2203Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
144451home2204EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
144442home2205Full Bug Records finds a groove in Duncan
144434home2206Washout filled, upgraded Cowichan Valley Trail ready for hikers
144430home2207Rowing Canada making progress in move to Duncan area
144428home2208Vancouver Island University holds first Anti-Racism Arts Festival
144424home2209QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
144408home2210Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
144405home2211Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
144399home2212B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
144397home2213Test of vehicle’s self-drive features mistaken for impaired driving
144394home2214Fire knocked down at controversial Port Alberni property
144392home2215Parksville man recalls meeting Prince Philip at what was then Malaspina College
144374home2216B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
144370home2217B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
144364home2218Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
144362home2219100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
144357home2220Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
144349home2221Man arrested after firearm pointing incident on Campbell River street
144345home22221 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
144343home2223Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
144322home2224North Island students practice kindness by giving gifts to seniors
144315home2225Moments with Miss Paula creates musical stories for kids
144300home2226B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
144298home2227B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
144296home2228South Island students protest proposed cuts to school music programs
144281home2229Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
144287home2230Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
144263home2231Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
144247home2232B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
144238home2233Washed-up explosive device destroyed by VicPD bomb squad
144213home2234Construction about to start on 59-unit permanent supportive housing in Nanaimo
144207home2235Trickster trilogy author Eden Robinson hosts online conversation and reading
144125home2236Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
144118home2237B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
144115home2238Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
144093home2239Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
144085home2240UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
144077home2241Parksville promotes patio patrons to post pictures to support restaurant industry
144075home2242Got a broken thing? Repair Cafe is once again looking for stuff to fix
144073home2243Victoria golfer places second at Masters’ Drive, Chip and Putt youth competition
144048home2244Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
144042home2245Suspect identified in anti-Semitic graffiti incident at Victoria Jewish centre
144035home2246UPDATED: Pup put down after being mauled by large, off-leash dog in Saanich park
144031home2247Nanaimo’s $82-million pollution control centre upgrade now complete
144029home2248No time to waste: Greater Victoria closes in on plan for garbage
144027home2249Quadra Island man to run 160 km to raise funds for alternative cancer care
144025home2250Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
144023home2251Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
144017home2252Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
144015home2253Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
143998home2254Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
143981home2255Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
143970home2256Victoria police seek two suspects after Jewish centre tagged with anti-Semitic graffiti
144083home2257Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
143841home2258Nanaimo RCMP investigating suspicious death near parkway
143820home2259Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP takes poverty challenge, spends 12 hours with nowhere to go
143968home2260Victoria residents join nationwide candlelit vigil for basic income
143957home2261St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
143930home2262MacDonald, Wilson top local runners at Comox Valley RV Half Marathon
143907home2263Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
143903home2264WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
143895home2265Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
143891home2266Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
143887home2267Mayor wants Qualicum Beach council to rescind decision to ban backyard chickens
143885home2268Man arrested after objecting to Nanaimo RCMP confiscating shovel he had been swinging
143880home226938 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
144630home2270B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
143867home2271Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
143862home2272Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
143851home2273Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
143839home2274Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
143837home2275Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
143835home2276Saanich whisky-maker facing lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
143833home2277Missing falcon returns to Cowichan’s The Raptors
143845home227853% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
143843home2279New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
145418entertainment3Nanaimo musician Shawn Hall presents free online show from the Port Theatre
145293entertainment4Vancouver Island Symphony concludes season with salute to Spanish strings
145196entertainment5Fifth season of ‘Chesapeake Shores’ looks to showcase Parksville Qualicum Beach region
145165entertainment6Curtain closes on Stinking Fish Studio Tour
145126entertainment7B.C. Indigenous actor cast in Martin Scorsese film alongside DiCaprio, De Niro
144972entertainment8VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
144926entertainment9Orcas: Our Shared Future finally surfaces at Royal B.C. Museum
144913entertainment10Island playwright tells the story of Indigenous woman who ‘saved the beaver’
144947entertainment11Radio plays prove successful for Ladysmith Little Theatre, four more in production
145009entertainment12Sooke author shines light on autism in new children’s book
144811entertainment13Chemainus Writers — the group — turning 20 years old
144508entertainment14Juno Awards postpone 50th anniversary show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic
144567entertainment15Greater Victoria galleries beckon spring with vibrant, whimsical nature scenes
144697entertainment16Nanaimo children’s entertainer ‘Mountain Dweller’ helping raise money for kids’ causes
144444entertainment17‘Chesapeake Shores’ back to film TV series in Parksville and Qualicum Beach
144428entertainment18Vancouver Island University holds first Anti-Racism Arts Festival
144315entertainment19Moments with Miss Paula creates musical stories for kids
144207entertainment20Trickster trilogy author Eden Robinson hosts online conversation and reading
145163trending-now1Canadian kids extracting record amounts from Tooth Fairy
145122trending-now2VIDEO: Storm makes for wild ferry ride across Kootenay Lake
144943trending-now3QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
144893trending-now4Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
144845trending-now5‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
144742trending-now6Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
144676trending-now7Google Earth adds time-lapse video to depict climate change
144624trending-now8VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
144424trending-now9QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
144372trending-now10VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote North Island logging road
144281trending-now11Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
144083trending-now12Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
143957trending-now13St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
145426community3Restored water wheel returns to Japanese Garden at Royal Roads in Colwood
145298community4House post representative of work of Kw’umut Lelum in Nanaimo
145213community5Brazilian priest who served in Saanich and Sooke dies from COVID-19
145208community6Port Alberni’s Wounded Warriors stage solo run
145177community7Mid-day sailings on Campbell River-Quadra Island route to be cancelled in early May
145068community8Port Alberni remembers Winston Joseph with Canada Day parade in April
145017community9Vancouver Island’s wild bees need messy gardens to survive
144757community10VIDEO: Island lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
144980community11Three podcasts coming to Victoria following Telus Storyhive grants
144895community12Island teen’s passion for science and technology equality helps fund her education
144952community13Five-foot-tall letters spelling out ‘Nanaimo’ coming to Maffeo Sutton Park
145021community14Hometown Heroes Lottery features seaside home in Sooke
144717community15Checkerspot Butterfly Recovery Project releases more caterpillars on Hornby Island
144958community16Vancouver Island man living a full, active life after double-lung transplant
144647community17Quatse the sea otter pup continues to recover in treatment
144603community18Colwood’s Royal Bay could be home to new long-term care facilities
144594community19Dog sculpture at Glen Lake Park based off a happy hunting hound
144705community20Victoria shovels free home-made compost out to gardeners
144576community21HeroWork Victoria tackles makeover of Salvation Army rehab centre
144819community22Bowen Queen on the Crofton-Vesuvius ferry route until October
144433community23Citizen scientists asked to look for bugs and birds in upcoming ‘BioBlitz’
144392community24Parksville man recalls meeting Prince Philip at what was then Malaspina College
144434community25Washout filled, upgraded Cowichan Valley Trail ready for hikers
144357community26Greater Victoria Sikhs observe Vaisakhi virtually, but find a way to give out food
144319community27Islander charts the course of mysterious visitor Red Zed 1
144322community28North Island students practice kindness by giving gifts to seniors
144027community29Quadra Island man to run 160 km to raise funds for alternative cancer care
144066community30Vancouver Islander getting back on her feet thanks to kindness of her community
143887community31Mayor wants Qualicum Beach council to rescind decision to ban backyard chickens
144075community32Got a broken thing? Repair Cafe is once again looking for stuff to fix
144213community33Construction about to start on 59-unit permanent supportive housing in Nanaimo
144496letters1COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
145326video1VIDEO: Large, police-patrolled crowds gather at Vancouver beach for COVID protests
145308video2VIDEO: Trudeau defends Canada’s travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more
145298video3House post representative of work of Kw’umut Lelum in Nanaimo
145219video4B.C. won’t be using random individual road stops to enforce travel rules: Safety Minister
145062video5VIDEO: NASA’s Mars helicopter takes flight, 1st for another planet
77481sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
144219podcasts1PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Vancouver Island’s food service industry hard