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134757news1Gov. Gen. Julie Payette resigns after searing report into workplace culture: reports
134751news2Passengers unfazed as WestJet returns Boeing 737 Max to service on Vancouver flight
134747news3Antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in nursing homes: Eli Lilly
134731news4After donating his kidney, Abbotsford hotdog king starts donor campaign
134729news5Mill Bay nurse suspended after using Tensor bandage to trap long-term care patient in room
134726news6Haida activist calls for hefty fines, jail time against those who claim to be Indigenous
134724news7Calls for changes, barriers at Goldstream Trestle after Langford teen’s death
134721news8Man allegedly bites Vancouver cop during arrest for outstanding warrant
134719news9Interior Health says COVID positivity rates in Fernie area actually 10-12%
134717news10Supreme Court quashes review of North Island conservation officer who refused to euthanize bears
134713news11Dutch 94-year-old facing unwanted trip home can stay in B.C.
134711news12Esquimalt prowler removes air conditioner, peers into person’s home
134709news13Isolating provinces is a bad idea, says Canadian Chamber of Commerce
134707news14Some provinces yet to say when jail inmates to be vaccinated against COVID-19
134705news15Trudeau will be first foreign leader to speak with Biden on Friday: White House
134703news16Changes in Indian farm laws could benefit Canada, experts say
134701news17TC Energy cutting more than 1,000 Keystone XL construction jobs as Biden pulls permit
134699news18B.C. Premier, health officials to discuss next steps in COVID immunization plan
134691news19PHOTOS: Trick or treat! Halloween comes to Fernwood in January
134681news20Chief says push for fish farm judicial review a challenge to reconciliation, Aboriginal Rights
134671news21Fundraiser started for tenants left hanging after Port Hardy apartment fire
134665news22Arson suspect arrested after fires at Cowichan Valley schools
134663news23Vancouver Island electrician gets shocking surprise with $500K Extra win
134659news24Hiker rescued after cold few hours in the bush outside Port Alberni
134657news25Victoria police investigating after 15-foot flames engulf tent
134655news26Two Nanaimo care-home residents have died during COVID-19 outbreak
134649news27Beloved secret cabin lost to fire on the North Island’s west coast
134647news28Suspect screams at customer then assaults store clerk on Nanaimo’s Victoria Road
134643news29Suspicious fire destroys two vehicles at Vancouver Island residence
134641news30B.C. records 500 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 14 deaths
134639news31Inadequate safety training a factor in teen BMX star’s workplace death in 2019
134637news32UPDATED: Bomb disposal unit still determining nature of suspicious device found on Salt Spring Island
134635news33Ottawa advocating to prioritize vaccines for Indigenous people: Miller
134633news34Residents of Old Fort, B.C., suing province, others over slow-moving slide
134631news35With B.C. movie theatres closed, Rio indie cinema says it will reopen as a sports bar
134627news36TC Energy halts spending on Keystone XL, says it’s ‘disappointed’ with Biden move
134625news37WestJet’s 737 Max to be first to return to Canadian skies after global grounding
134623news38Female orcas less likely to feed in presence of vessel traffic: study
134620news39New Duncan street signs will be in English and Hul’q’umi’num
134618news40Councillor steps down as deputy mayor of Metchosin after controversial trip to Mexico
134616news41Alexander Elementary in Duncan announces possible COVID-19 exposures
134614news42Victoria glass smashing suspect believed to be water taxi thief
134608news43Sighs of relief accompany a sense of unease as Biden takes oath, Trump departs D.C.
134604news44Transport Canada not budging on enclosed deck rules, despite calls from BC Ferries union
134599news451-in-5 COVID tests coming back positive in and around Fernie, sparking concern
134597news46Conservative MP Derek Sloan ejected from party caucus
134595news47‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign
134593news48Tofino puts new restrictions on alcohol at public events
134588news49Victoria police warn of rising cybercrime called spear phishing
134585news50Video of man doing backflip off Vancouver bridge draws police condemnation
134582news51B.C. paramedics respond to record-breaking number of overdose calls in 2020
134568news52Impaired Island driver flees road check twice on the same night
134554news53UPDATE: B.C.’s major salmon farms seek court intervention in Discovery Islands ban
134550news54Rural Saanich farm reports large metal gate stolen
134542news55New cell tower proposed for Westhills Stadium in Langford
134538news56Woman steals bottles of wine after brandishing stun baton in New Westminster
134533news57Canadian malls, conference centres, hotels offer up space for COVID vaccination centres
134530news58UPDATED: Vancouver Island paddle boarder’s orca encounter brings joy and outrage
134522news59Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president of the United States
134520news60Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback
134516news61‘End of the road:’ Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision
134514news62All eyes on the United States as Canadians tune in to Joe Biden’s inauguration
134512news63Vancouver Island photographer takes top Canadian Geographic photo prize
134483news64William Head prison inmates in receive first doses of COVID vaccine
134479news65VIDEO: Tip to Metro Vancouver transit police helps woman 4,000 km away in Ohio
134487news66Annamie Paul charts new course for Green party — through crowded waters
134477news67COVID-19 vaccines: Canadians torn between helping the world and helping themselves
134475news68British Columbia government lax on cybersecurity practices, auditor reports
134473news69EXPLAINER: Can Trump be impeached after leaving office?
134498news70Pacific Rim National Park Reserve urges dog owners to show respect by leashing their pets
134471news71B.C.’s COVID-19 caseload stays steady with 465 more Tuesday
134467news72Man arrested after stolen water taxi raced up Victoria’s Gorge Waterway
134464news73Still no charges over poisoning of trees in Mill Bay
134461news74UPDATED: Man, 64, likely drowned after falling into water at North Saanich marina, say police
134459news75‘Suspicious’ Port Hardy apartment fire could keep tenants out of their homes for months
134469news76Mental health conditions ‘alarmingly high’ among children with autism: UBC study
134454news77‘Cocaine bananas’ arrive at Kelowna grocery stores after mix up from Colombia: RCMP
134447news78B.C.’s freshwater stocking program complete despite pandemic challenges
134433news79B.C. watchdog says mentally ill children and youth retraumatized in hospital
134435news80Cancel foreign trips because travel rules could change suddenly, Trudeau says
134437news81Parliamentary hearings over Zoom an ongoing headache for translators
134429news82Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons on last full day
134427news83Threat directed at Nanaimo mall, RCMP investigating
134431news84VIDEO: Stigma against Indigenous people is a ‘social sickness’
134424news85VIDEO: Seal hunting, not being hunted in video shot off Dallas Road
134420news86Two people escape injury in Colwood house fire
134418news87Two new COVID-19 exposures reported on flights to Victoria
134411news88B.C. funding training of mental health workers at four post-secondary institutions
134409news89Car crashes along the Nanaimo Parkway, driver abandons vehicle
134413news90Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline
134405news91Hotel associations push back against any potential ban on inter-provincial, non-essential travel restrictions
134401news92Rapid COVID tests in long-term care key during vaccine rollout: B.C. care providers
134399news93B.C. turns to second doses of COVID-19 vaccine as supplies slow
134397news94No Pfizer vaccines arriving in Canada next week; feds still expect 4M doses by end of March
134395news95Couple fined $460 after pretending to cough at customers in Vancouver gym: police
134393news96Positive COVID-19 case at Greater Victoria high school
134391news97Fire crews called to battle house fire in Parksville
134387news98Canadians who have had COVID-19 should still get the vaccine, experts say
134385news99Poll finds strong support for COVID-19 curfews despite doubts about effectiveness
134383news100Canadian fashion mogul seeking bail on U.S. charges of sex trafficking, racketeering
134381news101Tory MP Sloan accuses party of hypocrisy over efforts to have him expelled
134379news102Ottawa OKs return of Boeing Max aircraft to Canadian skies
134351news103Elk rescued from zip line in Youbou
134346news104Well-loved porpoise skull stolen from Sidney aquarium
134369news105Snow, winter might not be done with Vancouver Island quite yet
134344news106Terry and Peggy, kittens born with 3-and-a-half legs, surrendered to BC SPCA
134342news107Small tin in Kootenay man’s jacket pocket saved him from stabbing: RCMP
134340news108Frustrated family denied access to Chantel Moore police shooting report
134338news109B.C. adjusts COVID-19 vaccine rollout for delivery slowdown
134363news110Population estimates peg Greater Victoria’s population at 408,883
134336news1115 British Columbians under 20 years old battled COVID-19 in ICU in recent weeks
134331news112New laws would cement DFO accountability to depleted fish stocks
134328news113Kootenay woman flees just before tree crushes house
134359news114British Columbians keep Christmas lights on past holidays to combat ‘COVID-19 blues’
134307news115Kelowna church fined 2nd time for violating public health order
134302news116UPDATE: Injured hikers among three rescued in the dark from Mount Arrowsmith
134300news117Duncan Christian School, DogHouse Restaurant close doors due to COVID
134296news118Victoria attack leaves victim with life-altering injuries
134294news119Colwood coffee shop shuts down after employee tests positive for COVID-19
134292news120Capital Regional District to add First Nations representatives to advisory committees
134288news121‘I wanted it to be true so badly’: Sooke senior narrowly avoids lottery scam
134283news122Apartment fire in Port Hardy forces residents to jump from building
134281news123B.C.’s rapid response paramedics deployed to Williams Lake as COVID-19 cases climb
134298news124RCMP say ice climber seriously injured after reportedly falling 12 metres near Abraham Lake
134273news125Malahat Skywalk expected to be complete by this summer
134275news126Biden aims for unifying speech at daunting moment for U.S.
134271news127Sophisticated glass-removal crime returns to downtown Victoria
134269news128Victoria man arrested for ramming minivan into occupied police vehicle
134279news129Nova Scotia’s presumed consent organ donation law now in effect
134267news130Head of Greater Victoria film commission warns of lost economic opportunity
134265news131Victoria International Airport researching COVID-19 testing options
134235news132Documents show Biden plans to issue order to cancel Keystone XL on first day in office
134243news133Group of B.C. doctors, engineers developing ‘bubble helmet’ for COVID-19 patients
134233news134Teen praised for backcountry survival skills after getting lost in B.C.’s Cariboo mountains
134229news135New video marks Canada’s contributions to first Gulf War on 30th anniversary
134227news136No place for ‘far right’ in Conservative Party, Erin O’Toole says
134220news137Canada’s spy-catching system caused delay, angst in Delisle case: former FBI official
134218news138Care home staff struggle to isolate dementia patients during outbreaks: experts
134216news139‘Morally and ethically wrong:’ Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal
134212news140Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81
134210news141COVID-19: Provinces work on revised plans as Pfizer-BioNTech shipments to slow down
134208news142Less pomp, very different circumstances as D.C. prepares to inaugurate Biden, Harris
134206news143B.C. travel ban will harm struggling tourism sector, says industry coalition
134200news144Canada surpasses 700,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as provinces revisit vaccine plans
134179news145‘Targeted’ shooting in Coquitlam leaves woman in hospital
134177news146Residents of Pat Bay Highway encampment to be relocated after early morning fire, site secured for clean up
134173news147Cowichan Valley school fires deemed suspicious
134134news148Troublemaker in Nanaimo fails at fraud attempt, slams door on business owner’s foot
134132news149Sentencing date moved for Saanich nanny guilty of child porn charges
134127news150A deer with 3 ears? Unique animal routinely visits Nanoose Bay property
134231news151Washed up Risso’s dolphin offers glimpse into “whole other world” near Tofino
134125news152B.C. researchers identify new tool to trace salmon at sea
134214news153Vancouver Island minor hockey coach shares what it’s like on the ice without parents, fans
134204news154Plugged pulled on decade-old Comox Valley development project
134123news155‘Stay the course’ with COVID measures, Island Health reminds
134121news156BCAFN condems racism against Cowichan Tribes after COVID-19 outbreak
134119news157Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options
134117news158Rejection letter agency sent to Black organizations ‘completely unacceptable’: Hussen
134115news159B.C.’s COVID-19 spread steady with 509 new cases Friday
134113news160Alleged Montreal synagogue vandal charged with attempted arson, uttering threats
134164news161COVID-affected school year perfect time to end standardized tests: Greater Victoria teacher union
134104news162Harvest Meats recalls sausages over undercooking
134153news163No crystal ball: Island man reveals how he makes his living predicting the future
134102news164Prosecutors seek restrictions on Rittenhouse after bar stop with Proud Boys
134111news165Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District looks at enforcement of illegal camping
134097news166No environmental risk from oil spill at McLean Mill, says consultant
134093news167Port Alice residents not happy with their cell phone carriers
134088news168B.C. health ministry commits $6.25M to hospital expansion in Port Alberni
134084news169After 30,000 tests, influenza virtually nowhere to be found in B.C.
134082news170Emergency repairs underway on Phillips Road in Sooke
134078news171Greater Victoria man wins $28,000 while watching football
134076news172Police seeking suspect, witness of sexual assault of Esquimalt teen
134072news173Government reinforces importance of anti-racism act on Black Shirt Day
134062news174Port McNeill driver tells police he thought the pandemic meant no breathalyzers
134060news175Qualicum Beach council wants dogs leashed if owners are visiting town cemetery
134058news176Work to resolve The Summit hum in Victoria continues through winter
134053news177Landmark deal sees B.C. forest firms treat big cedars like a First Nation would
134049news178Coast Guard ramps up protections for B.C. whales
134047news179BC SPCA calls for ban on exotic animal trade after 50 parrots, toucans pass through YVR
134040news180Classes cancelled by fire at a Duncan-area school for the second time this week
134035news181Police seek public’s help after ‘tire slashing spree’ in central Nanaimo
134033news182Saanich school hopes to catch greenhouse thief red-handed
134025news183Trudeau says Canada’s COVID vaccine plan on track despite Pfizer cutting back deliveries
134023news184ICBC gets green light to slash car insurance rates by 15% starting in May
134000news185Alert pooch ensures owner, feline friends escape as Parksville home goes up in flames
133997news186Full parole granted to former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse of boys
133989news187More vaccine arrives as B.C. struggles with remote COVID-19 cases
134021news188Quota debate heats up on the eve of Vancouver Island herring fishery
134014news189Dropping unemployment rate in Greater Victoria defies national and provincial picture
134008news190Charity’s plan to flip tax-exempt greenspace to development angers Metchosin mayor
133985news191536 COVID cases, 7 deaths reported as B.C. finds its first case of South African variant
133987news192Island mayor calls for de-escalation as social media gets uglier in racism fight
133991news193Why it’s imperative to stop the spread of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant
133993news194Syrian refugees celebrate fifth anniversary in Canada with virtual event
133977news195TSB: Sooke search and rescue boat crash caused by ‘misinterpretation of navigational information’
133969news196Doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected in 60 B.C. First Nations by next week
133963news197‘Ramp up’ of vaccine delivery in Canada not expected until April, Fortin says
133961news198Todd Stone says he’s not running for B.C. Liberal leadership
133952news199UPDATE: Telus services restored across Western Canada
133950news200Vote pending on proposed Nanaimo-Cowichan transit link
133948news201Power back on for most following windstorm
133946news202COVID-19 outbreak over at Duncan assisted living facility
133943news203Alberni building owner digs in, refuses to remove illegal trailers
133941news204Campbell River city council unanimous in support of fish farms
133936news205Senior who fell and spent days lying on floor of home saved by Princeton cop
133959news206Pandemic fury: 65% of Canadians want to see borders closed to keep sun-seekers home
133927news207Two of Greater Victoria’s most notorious teenaged killers have parole privileges extended
133923news208Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say
133905news209Early morning fire claims one shelter at Greater Victoria homeless camp
133902news210One dead after single-vehicle accident in Campbell River yesterday
133898news211Driver without a licence ticketed after hitting and injuring jogger in Nanaimo
133896news212COVID clarity: Feds say 42-day gap for 2-dose vaccines OK as provinces race to immunity
133894news213‘Return of the Giants:’ B.C. getting a second chance to coexist with humpback whales
133892news214B.C. considers provincial COVID-19 bubble as visitors come in
133886news215Sea to Sky Gondola plans to reopen in late spring, early summer
133884news216Racism towards Cowichan Tribes in COVID-19 fight denounced by federal minister
133882news217B.C. judge reserves decision on Meng Wanzhou bail conditions
133878news218Island Health sets new daily COVID-19 case record despite stagnant provincial infection rates
133876news219Supreme Court denies church’s appeal in Mount Cashel sexual abuse case
133874news220Canadian emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout
133872news221Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit
133846news222B.C. ministry warned birth alerts ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ months before banning them
133838news223Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief
133860news224Mountie accused of Kelowna sexual assault faces dismissal from RCMP
133842news225CEO of air traffic controller Nav Canada cites ‘staggering’ drop in flights in 2020
133840news226Yukon could be first place in Canada to achieve herd immunity, says top doctor
133834news227Family of P.E.I. teen files civil lawsuit against sex offender, arts organizations
133832news228Canadian Senators Group leader Scott Tannas travels to Hawaii
133830news229Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable
133826news230UPDATED: Wanted man in custody following downtown Victoria criminal barricade
133824news231Pedestrian struck on main street in Port Alberni
133821news232Kayak belonging to missing Langford man found in Sooke
133817news233B.C. records 519 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday
133813news234Couple’s long battle with Saanich over a $300,000 storm drain ends with a win
133811news235Nanaimo RCMP searching for suspect they say dodged Tasering attempt in scuffle with officer
133808news236Feds’ challenge of ruling on First Nations children ‘a slap in the face’: AFN
133870news237‘Epic’ snow conditions piling up at Mount Washington
133853news238Central Island has already been drenched with a month full of rain
133805news239Twice-sunken barge will remain under water at Port McNeill marina until February
133803news240Socializing after the vaccine: Experts say shot won’t offer ‘free pass’ right away
133801news241Canada’s outgoing military commander sounds alarm over threat of xenophobia
133792news242Trump impeached for the second time, this time for ‘incitement of insurrection’
133790news243Dix ‘very disappointed’ some Vancouver-area doctors jumped the queue for 2nd vaccine dose
133782news244Used concrete pontoon from the United States could replace Sidney’s Beacon Wharf
133776news245Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather
133774news246COVID-19: B.C. names new lead for ‘largest’ vaccine rollout in province’s history
133772news247Fired Gold River fire chief breaks silence, claims ‘wrongful termination’ by council
133768news248City of Cranbrook files lawsuit against Winnipeg Ice, WHL
133766news249Historic ranches, waterfront, trapline part of B.C.’s latest park expansion
133761news250Airlines have turned away hundreds of passengers since launch of new testing mandate
133759news251Oven roasted turkey breast recalled Canada-wide due to plastic pieces
133755news252UPDATE: Power restored at Victoria General Hospital
133750news253Cowichan Tribes to receive COVID-19 vaccine
133744news254Airbnb to block, cancel Washington, D.C. bookings ahead of inauguration
133742news255Alleged appliance thief threatens employee when confronted at Nanaimo supermarket
133740news256Wind storm batters Cowichan Valley, southern Vancouver Island
133735news257Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests
133733news258Refrigerated morgue truck deployed in Fraser Health: BC Coroners Service
133729news259UPDATED: Road closures, power outages across Greater Victoria after windstorm
133725news260Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19
133723news261Canada secures 20M more Pfizer vaccine doses; U.S. border closure extended to Feb. 21
133721news262B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test: family
133698news263Second COVID-19 exposure in Miracle Beach school community
133696news264Listening to podcast while driving with your phone beside you not distracted driving, judge rules
133694news265B.C. sees another 446 COVID-19 cases Tuesday, nine more deaths
133862news266Vancouver Island retired sergeant advocates for homeless veterans
133688news267Police arrest intruder wearing firefighter gear in firehall
133669news268Man found guilty of manslaughter in bludgeoning death in Nanaimo
133662news269Man accused in bludgeoning death in Nanaimo guilty of manslaughter, not guilty of second-degree murder
133660news270Cowichan Tribes to receive COVID-19 vaccine
133658news271Fisheries minister, MP Blaney talk fish farm transition plans for Vancouver Island
133652news272Petition calling for official anti-racism Black Shirt Day gaining traction in B.C.
133645news273Nanaimo a step closer to clawing back the freedom of roaming cats
133637news274Port Alberni hotel facing $100K in damages after hit and run
133635news275Saanich driver tells police he was ‘only’ going 45 km/h over posted limit
133633news276Gold River village council terminates fire chief
133629news277Funds top $117K for family of children seriously injured in Coquitlam crash
133627news278Quatsino transitions to Red Phase COVID-19 response
133616news279Air search for missing Langford kayaker called off
133620news280UPDATE: Three people seriously injured in crash on the Duke Point Highway in Nanaimo
133601news281WestJet flights reduced at YQQ due to ‘volatile demand and instability’
133576news282Mountain biker seriously injured in fall on Nanaimo’s Doumont Hill
133574news283Greater Victoria man killed in snowboarding accident was a source of strength for his family
133572news284Residents fuming, calling for Metchosin councillor to resign following ‘fiesta fiasco’
133569news285‘It’s heartbreaking:’ Calls for increased mental health support following death of Langford teen
133563news286COVID-19 outbreak declared at First Nation in northern B.C. as cases soar to 32
133603news287Island faith leaders voice opposition to churches defying COVID-19 restrictions
133587news288Vancouver Island mom feels the pinch of school fees
133553news289Vancouver Islanders with feeders cautioned about salmonella outbreak
133551news290COVID-19: 2 students at large bush party near University of Victoria fined $230
133539news291Pamela Anderson promotes Island animal sanctuary with billboard campaign
133537news292St. Michaels junior school in Greater Victoria student tests positive for COVID-19
133535news293Staffer COVID-19 positive at Duncan’s Sunridge Place, no explosure declared
133531news294VIDEO: Icy plunge marks end of Red Deer firefighter’s trek across B.C. for cancer
133528news295Whistler snowboarder remembered as ‘stand-up guy’
133526news296COVID-19 exposure in Comox Valley school
133521news297Search continues for missing kayaker near Sooke
133519news298‘We have had enough’: B.C. Nurses’ petition condemns ‘hefty’ license fee hike
133515news299‘Vile; filled with racism’: Officials condemn reaction to Cowichan First Nations COVID outbreak
133510news300Classes cancelled at Duncan school after fire
133506news301Property owners propose the demolition and replication of Qualicum College structure
133503news302Lottery system continues for nature, French immersion kindergarten
133492news303Cabins going in at tenting sites for homeless in Duncan
133481news304Man in hospital, dog dead after suspected impaired driving crash in B.C. Interior
133462news305COVID-19 reported at Vancouver Island high school
133460news306VIDEO: One to hospital after fire engulfs Campbell River home
133427news307RCMP pay another visit to Kelowna church already fined for defying public health orders
133419news308B.C. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash
133454news309Victoria’s artist in residence creates toll-free ‘Be Calm’ phone line
133409news310Saturday lottery produces Vancouver Island multi-millionaire
133404news311Body of missing 16-year-old Langford teen found in Goldstream Provincial Park
133393news312Popular holiday lights display vandalized at Storybook Village in Qualicum Beach
133391news313Vancouver Island bylaw officer apologizes for profanity-laced exchange
133389news314North Island MP talk to feds about transition plan in wake of fish farm decision
133387news315Qualicum Beach couple upset after Christmas decorations on children’s gravesite chewed up by a dog
133356news316COVID-19 outbreak declared at Victoria Hart House long-term care
133421news317Ups and downs for people working to address homelessness in Campbell River
133335news318Seedy Saturday to hold province-wide gardening conference
133364news319Bridge through popular Ladysmith trail system going ahead despite protest
133307news320Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list
133301news321Cowichan Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19
133299news322One person dead after drowning near Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
133294news323Drivers hurt in crash on the highway in south Nanaimo
133292news324University of Victoria marks first anniversary of Iran plane crash
133290news325Malahat First Nation members ordered to shelter in place
133275news326B.C. reports 617 more COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths
133273news327First orca baby of the year in B.C. named Ne’nakw
133264news328Snowboarder dies in Whistler after plunging off cliff
133240news329Big White Ski Resort cancels bookings for non-locals until February
133238news330Cat rescue reunites Vancouver Island family with special link to missing son
133224news331Suspect arrested after break-in near Cowichan Bay
133220news332Victoria police arrest manslaughter convict after parole revoked
133218news333Victoria cuts $10,000 catered lunch fund from 2021 budget
133205news334Orca pod returns to the Broughton Archipelago
133199news335Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk
133343news336‘Kill Yourself’ artistic statement inspires school trustees to rethink discrimination
133191news337Island mayor says travelling politicians need to meet highest possible standards
133195news338‘Please come home:’ Langford parents desperately search for missing teen
133185news339B.C. shifts reporting to get COVID-19 information out faster
133183news340Cowichan Tribes ordered to shelter in place due to COVID-19 outbreak
133178news341Unofficial ‘shelter’ shut down in Port Alberni commercial district
134738business1B.C. communities warned of upcoming RCMP unionization costs
134686business2New life being breathed into fire-gutted Port Hardy apartments
134558business5B.C. falling behind in maintenance of forest service roads
134548business6Strathcona Regional District pens letter to Trudeau about fish farm closure
134518business7Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%
134481business8B.C. pilot program launches to help small businesses weather COVID
134457business9B.C. gaming grants reorganized for COVID-19 priorities
134377business10Officials say there’s not enough Vancouver Island eggs to meet demand
134509business11Cowichan Tribes’ Costa Canna cannabis store opens in Colwood
134375business12Port Alberni pressures Arrowview Hotel owner for final cleanup
134333business13Langford sells stadium naming rights for $500,000 to Starlight Developments
134305business14B.C. job training fund increased for developmentally disabled
134286business15B.C. abandons border ID cards built into driver’s licence
134277business16Annual pace of housing starts down in December: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp
134271business17Sophisticated glass-removal crime returns to downtown Victoria
134189business18Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin
134198business19The Gardens at Qualicum Beach has new owners
134256business20Canco’s first supermarket opens in Saltair
134045business21Vancouver Island egg producer cries foul over ‘Island’ label
133995business22Ask about COVID-19 return policies as you shop to avoid disappointment later: experts
134151business23Craft Beer Market buys Victoria’s Canoe Brewpub
133867business24Nanaimo Honda dealership to be rebuilt at more than double the size
134018business25Opening Wild Coast Perfumery a dream come true for Cowichan Bay owner
133784business26Supply management key to survival of B.C. dairy industry, says Okanagan farmer
133727business27Air Canada cuts 1,700 more jobs, slashes capacity
133711business28Private ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes feasible, according to new report
133631business29Longtime Greater Victoria construction supervisor remembered for hard work, love of trades
133624business30B.C. takes over homeowner grant applications, raises eligibility
133715business31Infrastructure, internet, industrial land key to Nanaimo’s economic development strategy
133704business32Proponents see gleam of promise in North Island copper and gold mine
133547business33Speculation tax doesn’t slow B.C.’s hot housing market
133458business34High demand, low supply drove up Greater Victoria home prices in 2020
133252business35B.C. pellet contract with Japanese giant extended past 2023
134667sports1Horvat scores winner as Canucks dump Habs 6-5 in shootout thriller
134675sports2VIU volleyball athlete doubles fundraising goal for Parkinson’s
134485sports5CPL targets season kickoff on Victoria Day Weekend, providing authorities agree
134357sports6Gaudreau has 2 points as Flames torch Vancouver Canucks 5-2
134502sports7Vancouver Islander turned Mariners coach running 10 miles a day for United Way
134367sports8COVID-19: Parksville and Qualicum Beach curling clubs forced to end season
134333sports9Langford sells stadium naming rights for $500,000 to Starlight Developments
134181sports10Markstrom’s 32-save shutout lifts Flames to 3-0 win over Vancouver Canucks
134193sports11Snowshoes a hot-ticket item in the Comox Valley
134248sports12Vancouver Island tennis player prepares for next step in her journey
134004sports13Connor McDavid nets hat trick as Oilers cruise past Canucks 5-2
134012sports14Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League hasn’t given up on season
133954sports15Former Taekwondo Canada coach found guilty of sex-related offences involving student
133929sports16Vancouver Island Coast Salish artist unveils new mask for Canucks goalie
133844sports17Boeser scores 2, Vancouver Canucks dump Edmonton 5-3 in NHL season opener
133836sports18Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dead of cancer at age 55
133857sports19Mount Cain cancels ‘Cain Cup’ due to COVID-19 restrictions
133797sports20Not only goalies wear masks: NHL coaches must cover faces
133654sports21NHL player with B.C. ties, Evander Kane, files for bankruptcy claiming $27M in debt
133709sports22Alberni Valley Bulldogs alumni open the new year with honours
133513sports23Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool catches 2 touchdowns in Steelers’ playoff loss
133448sports24Vancouver Islander making NHL assistant coaching debut
133371sports25Victoria pro cyclist keeps busy with big rides and sneaky coffee stashes
133249sports26BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place
134566life1VIDEO: Boulevard Magazine Fashion Story at Seven Diamond Ranch in Merritt
134263life2It’s A Piece Of Cake To Decorate
133719life3Life and style interview with Ed Geric
133464life4Capturing The Conceptual
133216life5Tea with Avery Brohman
134669opinion1Editorial: Patience required in the vaccination line
134494opinion2QUINN: Not even the venerable Vancouver Sun was a match for this Island raiding party
134361opinion3EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley steps up in time of need
134261opinion4Rethinking shopping for a more resilient future
134187opinion5Simpson: Training for snowball fights best done in socks
134138opinion6Millar: If the world is getting you down, laugh
134007opinion7Editorial: We’re on the right path to address homelessness
133880opinion8LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population
133851opinion9Morrow: A song of dread in the year of the pandemic
133585opinion10Column: Cowican Leadership Group urges community to come together against racism, COVID-19
133700opinion11Quinn: Vancouver Island woman finds silver lining to 2020
133360opinion12Drivesmart: Setting the rules of the road for parking lots
134749home1Winter is coming: 1st edition, signed Game of Thrones books for sale in Greater Victoria
134724home2Calls for changes, barriers at Goldstream Trestle after Langford teen’s death
134729home3Mill Bay nurse suspended after using Tensor bandage to trap long-term care patient in room
134717home4Supreme Court quashes review of North Island conservation officer who refused to euthanize bears
134713home5Dutch 94-year-old facing unwanted trip home can stay in B.C.
134691home6PHOTOS: Trick or treat! Halloween comes to Fernwood in January
134681home7Chief says push for fish farm judicial review a challenge to reconciliation, Aboriginal Rights
134671home8Fundraiser started for tenants left hanging after Port Hardy apartment fire
134669home9Editorial: Patience required in the vaccination line
134655home10Two Nanaimo care-home residents have died during COVID-19 outbreak
134639home11Inadequate safety training a factor in teen BMX star’s workplace death in 2019
134637home12UPDATED: Bomb disposal unit still determining nature of suspicious device found on Salt Spring Island
134604home13Transport Canada not budging on enclosed deck rules, despite calls from BC Ferries union
134574home14Vancouver Island Down Syndrome Society offers support for families in the community
134554home15UPDATE: B.C.’s major salmon farms seek court intervention in Discovery Islands ban
134530home16UPDATED: Vancouver Island paddle boarder’s orca encounter brings joy and outrage
134512home17Vancouver Island photographer takes top Canadian Geographic photo prize
134505home18Everything Vancouver Island needs to know about the Indian Act and was afraid to ask
134498home19Pacific Rim National Park Reserve urges dog owners to show respect by leashing their pets
134494home20QUINN: Not even the venerable Vancouver Sun was a match for this Island raiding party
134483home21William Head prison inmates in receive first doses of COVID vaccine
134459home22‘Suspicious’ Port Hardy apartment fire could keep tenants out of their homes for months
134461home23UPDATED: Man, 64, likely drowned after falling into water at North Saanich marina, say police
134424home24VIDEO: Seal hunting, not being hunted in video shot off Dallas Road
134377home25Officials say there’s not enough Vancouver Island eggs to meet demand
134369home26Snow, winter might not be done with Vancouver Island quite yet
134363home27Population estimates peg Greater Victoria’s population at 408,883
134361home28EDITORIAL: Alberni Valley steps up in time of need
134354home29Woman gives Victoria-area jail 4.5-star review in handwritten card to police after arrest
134351home30Elk rescued from zip line in Youbou
134346home31Well-loved porpoise skull stolen from Sidney aquarium
134340home32Frustrated family denied access to Chantel Moore police shooting report
134302home33UPDATE: Injured hikers among three rescued in the dark from Mount Arrowsmith
134283home34Apartment fire in Port Hardy forces residents to jump from building
134273home35Malahat Skywalk expected to be complete by this summer
134267home36Head of Greater Victoria film commission warns of lost economic opportunity
134265home37Victoria International Airport researching COVID-19 testing options
134261home38Rethinking shopping for a more resilient future
134231home39Washed up Risso’s dolphin offers glimpse into “whole other world” near Tofino
134222home40Nanaimo writer and illustrator pens children’s book about COVID-19 safety
134214home41Vancouver Island minor hockey coach shares what it’s like on the ice without parents, fans
134204home42Plugged pulled on decade-old Comox Valley development project
134189home43Victoria International Airport revenues in a tailspin
134187home44Simpson: Training for snowball fights best done in socks
134168home45Victoria kitten stuck in basement drain pipe rescued by firefighters
134166home46Tofino played key role in inspirational dog’s journey
134164home47COVID-affected school year perfect time to end standardized tests: Greater Victoria teacher union
134156home48Cut out for this: sister of Leila Bui helps sick kids with 1,001 cranes each
134153home49No crystal ball: Island man reveals how he makes his living predicting the future
134140home50Podcast: Interview with actor/broadcaster and current Island resident Terry David Mulligan
134138home51Millar: If the world is getting you down, laugh
134130home52Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner
134127home53A deer with 3 ears? Unique animal routinely visits Nanoose Bay property
134111home54Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District looks at enforcement of illegal camping
134088home55B.C. health ministry commits $6.25M to hospital expansion in Port Alberni
134045home56Vancouver Island egg producer cries foul over ‘Island’ label
134021home57Quota debate heats up on the eve of Vancouver Island herring fishery
134014home58Dropping unemployment rate in Greater Victoria defies national and provincial picture
134008home59Charity’s plan to flip tax-exempt greenspace to development angers Metchosin mayor
134007home60Editorial: We’re on the right path to address homelessness
133987home61Island mayor calls for de-escalation as social media gets uglier in racism fight
134000home62Alert pooch ensures owner, feline friends escape as Parksville home goes up in flames
133977home63TSB: Sooke search and rescue boat crash caused by ‘misinterpretation of navigational information’
133929home64Vancouver Island Coast Salish artist unveils new mask for Canucks goalie
133927home65Two of Greater Victoria’s most notorious teenaged killers have parole privileges extended
133923home66Search called off for kayaker missing near Sooke, officials say
133878home67Island Health sets new daily COVID-19 case record despite stagnant provincial infection rates
133870home68‘Epic’ snow conditions piling up at Mount Washington
133862home69Vancouver Island retired sergeant advocates for homeless veterans
133853home70Central Island has already been drenched with a month full of rain
133851home71Morrow: A song of dread in the year of the pandemic
133813home72Couple’s long battle with Saanich over a $300,000 storm drain ends with a win
133824home73Pedestrian struck on main street in Port Alberni
133826home74UPDATED: Wanted man in custody following downtown Victoria criminal barricade
133821home75Kayak belonging to missing Langford man found in Sooke
133805home76Twice-sunken barge will remain under water at Port McNeill marina until February
133755home77UPDATE: Power restored at Victoria General Hospital
133750home78Cowichan Tribes to receive COVID-19 vaccine
133729home79UPDATED: Road closures, power outages across Greater Victoria after windstorm
133717home80Nanaimo Search and Rescue launches ‘Rescue Our Rescuer’ for deputy chief who has cancer
133711home81Private ferry service between Sidney and Anacortes feasible, according to new report
133704home82Proponents see gleam of promise in North Island copper and gold mine
133700home83Quinn: Vancouver Island woman finds silver lining to 2020
133696home84Listening to podcast while driving with your phone beside you not distracted driving, judge rules
133660home85Cowichan Tribes to receive COVID-19 vaccine
133616home86Air search for missing Langford kayaker called off
133603home87Island faith leaders voice opposition to churches defying COVID-19 restrictions
133593home88Vancouver Island police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74
133587home89Vancouver Island mom feels the pinch of school fees
133585home90Column: Cowican Leadership Group urges community to come together against racism, COVID-19
133569home91‘It’s heartbreaking:’ Calls for increased mental health support following death of Langford teen
133574home92Greater Victoria man killed in snowboarding accident was a source of strength for his family
133539home93Pamela Anderson promotes Island animal sanctuary with billboard campaign
133531home94VIDEO: Icy plunge marks end of Red Deer firefighter’s trek across B.C. for cancer
133521home95Search continues for missing kayaker near Sooke
133515home96‘Vile; filled with racism’: Officials condemn reaction to Cowichan First Nations COVID outbreak
133460home97VIDEO: One to hospital after fire engulfs Campbell River home
133454home98Victoria’s artist in residence creates toll-free ‘Be Calm’ phone line
133444home99New mini-documentary shot on Vancouver Island echoes the ‘call of the coastal wolves’
133421home100Ups and downs for people working to address homelessness in Campbell River
133393home101Popular holiday lights display vandalized at Storybook Village in Qualicum Beach
133364home102Bridge through popular Ladysmith trail system going ahead despite protest
133360home103Drivesmart: Setting the rules of the road for parking lots
133356home104COVID-19 outbreak declared at Victoria Hart House long-term care
133343home105‘Kill Yourself’ artistic statement inspires school trustees to rethink discrimination
133330home106Victoria ‘litter picker’ collects more than 300 litres in under a month
133299home107One person dead after drowning near Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
133273home108First orca baby of the year in B.C. named Ne’nakw
133238home109Cat rescue reunites Vancouver Island family with special link to missing son
133205home110Orca pod returns to the Broughton Archipelago
133199home111Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk
133195home112‘Please come home:’ Langford parents desperately search for missing teen
133189home113$6 painting turned into $10,000 charity windfall
133183home114Cowichan Tribes ordered to shelter in place due to COVID-19 outbreak
134757home29Gov. Gen. Julie Payette resigns after searing report into workplace culture: reports
134751home210Passengers unfazed as WestJet returns Boeing 737 Max to service on Vancouver flight
134742home211PHOTOS: SFU researchers find evidence of ‘giant’ predatory worms on ocean floor
134738home212B.C. communities warned of upcoming RCMP unionization costs
134731home213After donating his kidney, Abbotsford hotdog king starts donor campaign
134726home214Haida activist calls for hefty fines, jail time against those who claim to be Indigenous
134721home215Man allegedly bites Vancouver cop during arrest for outstanding warrant
134719home216Interior Health says COVID positivity rates in Fernie area actually 10-12%
134709home217Isolating provinces is a bad idea, says Canadian Chamber of Commerce
134711home218Esquimalt prowler removes air conditioner, peers into person’s home
134699home219B.C. Premier, health officials to discuss next steps in COVID immunization plan
134686home220New life being breathed into fire-gutted Port Hardy apartments
134683home221Anonymous donor boosts shipping container housing project in Victoria
134675home222VIU volleyball athlete doubles fundraising goal for Parkinson’s
134673home223Victoria adult dance studio releases modern adaption of A Christmas Carol
134705home224Trudeau will be first foreign leader to speak with Biden on Friday: White House
134667home225Horvat scores winner as Canucks dump Habs 6-5 in shootout thriller
134663home226Vancouver Island electrician gets shocking surprise with $500K Extra win
134659home227Hiker rescued after cold few hours in the bush outside Port Alberni
134665home228Arson suspect arrested after fires at Cowichan Valley schools
134657home229Victoria police investigating after 15-foot flames engulf tent
134582home230B.C. paramedics respond to record-breaking number of overdose calls in 2020
134649home231Beloved secret cabin lost to fire on the North Island’s west coast
134643home232Suspicious fire destroys two vehicles at Vancouver Island residence
134647home233Suspect screams at customer then assaults store clerk on Nanaimo’s Victoria Road
134623home234Female orcas less likely to feed in presence of vessel traffic: study
134620home235New Duncan street signs will be in English and Hul’q’umi’num
134618home236Councillor steps down as deputy mayor of Metchosin after controversial trip to Mexico
134616home237Alexander Elementary in Duncan announces possible COVID-19 exposures
134614home238Victoria glass smashing suspect believed to be water taxi thief
134599home2391-in-5 COVID tests coming back positive in and around Fernie, sparking concern
134595home240‘You can’t make this stuff up’: Stories from the B.C. CounterAttack campaign
134588home241Victoria police warn of rising cybercrime called spear phishing
134593home242Tofino puts new restrictions on alcohol at public events
134590home243Provincial land conservancy lays out $600,000 for Highlands property
134585home244Video of man doing backflip off Vancouver bridge draws police condemnation
134568home245Impaired Island driver flees road check twice on the same night
134558home246B.C. falling behind in maintenance of forest service roads
134550home247Rural Saanich farm reports large metal gate stolen
134548home248Strathcona Regional District pens letter to Trudeau about fish farm closure
134545home249Longtime Nanoose Bay farmer Colin Springford dies at age 75
134542home250New cell tower proposed for Westhills Stadium in Langford
134538home251Woman steals bottles of wine after brandishing stun baton in New Westminster
134522home252Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president of the United States
134467home253Man arrested after stolen water taxi raced up Victoria’s Gorge Waterway
134509home254Cowichan Tribes’ Costa Canna cannabis store opens in Colwood
134507home255Celebrating Burns Night in a pandemic: The Bard & His Ballads
134502home256Vancouver Islander turned Mariners coach running 10 miles a day for United Way
134500home257Island Voices welcomes new conductor
134533home258Canadian malls, conference centres, hotels offer up space for COVID vaccination centres
134516home259‘End of the road:’ Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision
134489home260PHOTOS: B.C. man designs ‘box office’ solution for those working from home
134479home261VIDEO: Tip to Metro Vancouver transit police helps woman 4,000 km away in Ohio
134475home262British Columbia government lax on cybersecurity practices, auditor reports
134464home263Still no charges over poisoning of trees in Mill Bay
134457home264B.C. gaming grants reorganized for COVID-19 priorities
134454home265‘Cocaine bananas’ arrive at Kelowna grocery stores after mix up from Colombia: RCMP
134427home266Threat directed at Nanaimo mall, RCMP investigating
134431home267VIDEO: Stigma against Indigenous people is a ‘social sickness’
134420home268Two people escape injury in Colwood house fire
134418home269Two new COVID-19 exposures reported on flights to Victoria
134411home270B.C. funding training of mental health workers at four post-secondary institutions
134413home271Trudeau vows to keep up the fight to sway U.S. on merits of Keystone XL pipeline
134409home272Car crashes along the Nanaimo Parkway, driver abandons vehicle
134405home273Hotel associations push back against any potential ban on inter-provincial, non-essential travel restrictions
134401home274Rapid COVID tests in long-term care key during vaccine rollout: B.C. care providers
134399home275B.C. turns to second doses of COVID-19 vaccine as supplies slow
134397home276No Pfizer vaccines arriving in Canada next week; feds still expect 4M doses by end of March
134395home277Couple fined $460 after pretending to cough at customers in Vancouver gym: police
134393home278Positive COVID-19 case at Greater Victoria high school
134391home279Fire crews called to battle house fire in Parksville
134389home280Major clean up planned for Whiffin Spit today
134387home281Canadians who have had COVID-19 should still get the vaccine, experts say
134385home282Poll finds strong support for COVID-19 curfews despite doubts about effectiveness
134375home283Port Alberni pressures Arrowview Hotel owner for final cleanup
134373home284Follow a coast guard ship’s trip from Victoria to Halifax, through Panama Canal
134367home285COVID-19: Parksville and Qualicum Beach curling clubs forced to end season
134365home286Cowichan Music Festival cancelled for 2021
134342home287Small tin in Kootenay man’s jacket pocket saved him from stabbing: RCMP
134336home2885 British Columbians under 20 years old battled COVID-19 in ICU in recent weeks
134333home289Langford sells stadium naming rights for $500,000 to Starlight Developments
134331home290New laws would cement DFO accountability to depleted fish stocks
134328home291Kootenay woman flees just before tree crushes house
134359home292British Columbians keep Christmas lights on past holidays to combat ‘COVID-19 blues’
134309home293Sheep start up ATV, sit in cars and go for walks in Salmon Arm
134307home294Kelowna church fined 2nd time for violating public health order
134305home295B.C. job training fund increased for developmentally disabled
134300home296Duncan Christian School, DogHouse Restaurant close doors due to COVID
134296home297Victoria attack leaves victim with life-altering injuries
134288home298‘I wanted it to be true so badly’: Sooke senior narrowly avoids lottery scam
134294home299Colwood coffee shop shuts down after employee tests positive for COVID-19
134292home2100Capital Regional District to add First Nations representatives to advisory committees
134290home2101Salmonella poisoning in birds and pets a result of unclean bird feeders
134286home2102B.C. abandons border ID cards built into driver’s licence
134281home2103B.C.’s rapid response paramedics deployed to Williams Lake as COVID-19 cases climb
134298home2104RCMP say ice climber seriously injured after reportedly falling 12 metres near Abraham Lake
134275home2105Biden aims for unifying speech at daunting moment for U.S.
134271home2106Sophisticated glass-removal crime returns to downtown Victoria
134269home2107Victoria man arrested for ramming minivan into occupied police vehicle
134256home2108Canco’s first supermarket opens in Saltair
134250home2109Alberni high school students paddling forward together
134248home2110Vancouver Island tennis player prepares for next step in her journey
134246home2111Stained-glass lighting casts a win to B.C. salmon artist
134243home2112Group of B.C. doctors, engineers developing ‘bubble helmet’ for COVID-19 patients
134233home2113Teen praised for backcountry survival skills after getting lost in B.C.’s Cariboo mountains
134227home2114No place for ‘far right’ in Conservative Party, Erin O’Toole says
134225home2115‘Blue Monday’ getting you down? Exercise may be the cure, say experts
133894home2116‘Return of the Giants:’ B.C. getting a second chance to coexist with humpback whales
134210home2117COVID-19: Provinces work on revised plans as Pfizer-BioNTech shipments to slow down
134206home2118B.C. travel ban will harm struggling tourism sector, says industry coalition
134179home2119‘Targeted’ shooting in Coquitlam leaves woman in hospital
134198home2120The Gardens at Qualicum Beach has new owners
134196home2121Winners of Victoria’s 12th annual Gingerbread Showcase announced
134193home2122Snowshoes a hot-ticket item in the Comox Valley
134191home2123Serenity Now! Richie Valley debuts third LP dubbed Apollonian
134177home2124Residents of Pat Bay Highway encampment to be relocated after early morning fire, site secured for clean up
134173home2125Cowichan Valley school fires deemed suspicious
134151home2126Craft Beer Market buys Victoria’s Canoe Brewpub
134148home2127Daily free food markets offer fresh produce to Greater Victorians in need
134145home2128Comox Valley dog trainer joins select club
134142home2129Metchosin Art Pod doing an about-face
134134home2130Troublemaker in Nanaimo fails at fraud attempt, slams door on business owner’s foot
134132home2131Sentencing date moved for Saanich nanny guilty of child porn charges
134084home2132After 30,000 tests, influenza virtually nowhere to be found in B.C.
134123home2133‘Stay the course’ with COVID measures, Island Health reminds
134025home2134Trudeau says Canada’s COVID vaccine plan on track despite Pfizer cutting back deliveries
134070home2135Proud dad moment: B.C. minister’s son, 10, receives handwritten note for act of kindness
134121home2136BCAFN condems racism against Cowichan Tribes after COVID-19 outbreak
134119home2137Canada’s top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options
134097home2138No environmental risk from oil spill at McLean Mill, says consultant
134095home2139Comox Valley home among grand prize options in 2021 Choices Lottery
134093home2140Port Alice residents not happy with their cell phone carriers
134078home2141Greater Victoria man wins $28,000 while watching football
134076home2142Police seeking suspect, witness of sexual assault of Esquimalt teen
134082home2143Emergency repairs underway on Phillips Road in Sooke
134072home2144Government reinforces importance of anti-racism act on Black Shirt Day
134062home2145Port McNeill driver tells police he thought the pandemic meant no breathalyzers
134060home2146Qualicum Beach council wants dogs leashed if owners are visiting town cemetery
134058home2147Work to resolve The Summit hum in Victoria continues through winter
134056home2148New island added to Octopus Islands Marine Park
134053home2149Landmark deal sees B.C. forest firms treat big cedars like a First Nation would
134049home2150Coast Guard ramps up protections for B.C. whales
134047home2151BC SPCA calls for ban on exotic animal trade after 50 parrots, toucans pass through YVR
134040home2152Classes cancelled by fire at a Duncan-area school for the second time this week
134033home2153Saanich school hopes to catch greenhouse thief red-handed
134035home2154Police seek public’s help after ‘tire slashing spree’ in central Nanaimo
134023home2155ICBC gets green light to slash car insurance rates by 15% starting in May
134018home2156Opening Wild Coast Perfumery a dream come true for Cowichan Bay owner
134016home2157Victoria students gobble up books on virtual trek across Canada
134012home2158Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League hasn’t given up on season
134010home2159Pantomime cancelled in Cowichan due to COVID restrictions
133997home2160Full parole granted to former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse of boys
133989home2161More vaccine arrives as B.C. struggles with remote COVID-19 cases
133969home2162Doses of COVID-19 vaccine expected in 60 B.C. First Nations by next week
133961home2163Todd Stone says he’s not running for B.C. Liberal leadership
133952home2164UPDATE: Telus services restored across Western Canada
133950home2165Vote pending on proposed Nanaimo-Cowichan transit link
133948home2166Power back on for most following windstorm
133946home2167COVID-19 outbreak over at Duncan assisted living facility
133943home2168Alberni building owner digs in, refuses to remove illegal trailers
133941home2169Campbell River city council unanimous in support of fish farms
133936home2170Senior who fell and spent days lying on floor of home saved by Princeton cop
133959home2171Pandemic fury: 65% of Canadians want to see borders closed to keep sun-seekers home
133902home2172One dead after single-vehicle accident in Campbell River yesterday
133905home2173Early morning fire claims one shelter at Greater Victoria homeless camp
133898home2174Driver without a licence ticketed after hitting and injuring jogger in Nanaimo
133896home2175COVID clarity: Feds say 42-day gap for 2-dose vaccines OK as provinces race to immunity
133892home2176B.C. considers provincial COVID-19 bubble as visitors come in
133886home2177Sea to Sky Gondola plans to reopen in late spring, early summer
133884home2178Racism towards Cowichan Tribes in COVID-19 fight denounced by federal minister
133867home2179Nanaimo Honda dealership to be rebuilt at more than double the size
133864home2180Welcoming totem pole coming to Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park
133857home2181Mount Cain cancels ‘Cain Cup’ due to COVID-19 restrictions
133855home2182Work on Hornby Island Arts Centre to start this month
133874home2183Canadian emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout
133844home2184Boeser scores 2, Vancouver Canucks dump Edmonton 5-3 in NHL season opener
133846home2185B.C. ministry warned birth alerts ‘illegal and unconstitutional’ months before banning them
133662home2186Man accused in bludgeoning death in Nanaimo guilty of manslaughter, not guilty of second-degree murder
133838home2187Proud Boys confrontation was wake-up call about military racism, hate: Defence chief
133860home2188Mountie accused of Kelowna sexual assault faces dismissal from RCMP
133830home2189Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable
133811home2190Nanaimo RCMP searching for suspect they say dodged Tasering attempt in scuffle with officer
133803home2191Socializing after the vaccine: Experts say shot won’t offer ‘free pass’ right away
133790home2192Dix ‘very disappointed’ some Vancouver-area doctors jumped the queue for 2nd vaccine dose
133784home2193Supply management key to survival of B.C. dairy industry, says Okanagan farmer
133772home2194Fired Gold River fire chief breaks silence, claims ‘wrongful termination’ by council
133782home2195Used concrete pontoon from the United States could replace Sidney’s Beacon Wharf
133778home2196Saanich mayor, Habitat Acquisition Trust call on residents to help raise $1M for new regional park by Earth Day
133776home2197Sooke Potholes closed again due to weather
133774home2198COVID-19: B.C. names new lead for ‘largest’ vaccine rollout in province’s history
133768home2199City of Cranbrook files lawsuit against Winnipeg Ice, WHL
133766home2200Historic ranches, waterfront, trapline part of B.C.’s latest park expansion
133759home2201Oven roasted turkey breast recalled Canada-wide due to plastic pieces
133757home2202Tragically Hip face masks raise $40K to support Canadian musicians
133742home2203Alleged appliance thief threatens employee when confronted at Nanaimo supermarket
133740home2204Wind storm batters Cowichan Valley, southern Vancouver Island
133735home2205Pandemic worsening mental health for women more than men, poll suggests
133733home2206Refrigerated morgue truck deployed in Fraser Health: BC Coroners Service
133725home2207Doctors, nurses call on B.C. to test surgical, emergency patients for COVID-19
133723home2208Canada secures 20M more Pfizer vaccine doses; U.S. border closure extended to Feb. 21
133721home2209B.C. care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test: family
133715home2210Infrastructure, internet, industrial land key to Nanaimo’s economic development strategy
133713home2211Courtenay-Alberni MP recognized for animal welfare leadership
133709home2212Alberni Valley Bulldogs alumni open the new year with honours
133706home2213Nanaimo theatre company adds younger, diverse voices to artistic team
133698home2214Second COVID-19 exposure in Miracle Beach school community
133688home2215Police arrest intruder wearing firefighter gear in firehall
133635home2216Saanich driver tells police he was ‘only’ going 45 km/h over posted limit
133652home2217Petition calling for official anti-racism Black Shirt Day gaining traction in B.C.
133658home2218Fisheries minister, MP Blaney talk fish farm transition plans for Vancouver Island
133645home2219Nanaimo a step closer to clawing back the freedom of roaming cats
133654home2220NHL player with B.C. ties, Evander Kane, files for bankruptcy claiming $27M in debt
133637home2221Port Alberni hotel facing $100K in damages after hit and run
133620home2222UPDATE: Three people seriously injured in crash on the Duke Point Highway in Nanaimo
133633home2223Gold River village council terminates fire chief
133627home2224Quatsino transitions to Red Phase COVID-19 response
133631home2225Longtime Greater Victoria construction supervisor remembered for hard work, love of trades
133629home2226Funds top $117K for family of children seriously injured in Coquitlam crash
133624home2227B.C. takes over homeowner grant applications, raises eligibility
133601home2228WestJet flights reduced at YQQ due to ‘volatile demand and instability’
133553home2229Vancouver Islanders with feeders cautioned about salmonella outbreak
133576home2230Mountain biker seriously injured in fall on Nanaimo’s Doumont Hill
133572home2231Residents fuming, calling for Metchosin councillor to resign following ‘fiesta fiasco’
133563home2232COVID-19 outbreak declared at First Nation in northern B.C. as cases soar to 32
133551home2233COVID-19: 2 students at large bush party near University of Victoria fined $230
133547home2234Speculation tax doesn’t slow B.C.’s hot housing market
133537home2235St. Michaels junior school in Greater Victoria student tests positive for COVID-19
133535home2236Staffer COVID-19 positive at Duncan’s Sunridge Place, no explosure declared
133526home2237COVID-19 exposure in Comox Valley school
133528home2238Whistler snowboarder remembered as ‘stand-up guy’
133519home2239‘We have had enough’: B.C. Nurses’ petition condemns ‘hefty’ license fee hike
133510home2240Classes cancelled at Duncan school after fire
133492home2241Cabins going in at tenting sites for homeless in Duncan
133506home2242Property owners propose the demolition and replication of Qualicum College structure
133503home2243Lottery system continues for nature, French immersion kindergarten
133462home2244COVID-19 reported at Vancouver Island high school
133458home2245High demand, low supply drove up Greater Victoria home prices in 2020
133456home2246Blue jay, usually found in southeastern Canada, spotted in Sooke
133448home2247Vancouver Islander making NHL assistant coaching debut
133446home2248Victoria Film Festival returns with virtual viewing
133409home2249Saturday lottery produces Vancouver Island multi-millionaire
133427home2250RCMP pay another visit to Kelowna church already fined for defying public health orders
133419home2251B.C. real estate agent fined $25K for subletting rented home and keeping the cash
133404home2252Body of missing 16-year-old Langford teen found in Goldstream Provincial Park
133387home2253Qualicum Beach couple upset after Christmas decorations on children’s gravesite chewed up by a dog
133389home2254North Island MP talk to feds about transition plan in wake of fish farm decision
133384home2255Beloved Parksville volunteer and friend Joan LeMoine dies
133391home2256Vancouver Island bylaw officer apologizes for profanity-laced exchange
133371home2257Victoria pro cyclist keeps busy with big rides and sneaky coffee stashes
133335home2258Seedy Saturday to hold province-wide gardening conference
133307home2259Three flights from Calgary to Victoria added to exposures list
133301home2260Cowichan Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19
133294home2261Drivers hurt in crash on the highway in south Nanaimo
133290home2262Malahat First Nation members ordered to shelter in place
133264home2263Snowboarder dies in Whistler after plunging off cliff
133252home2264B.C. pellet contract with Japanese giant extended past 2023
133240home2265Big White Ski Resort cancels bookings for non-locals until February
133220home2266Victoria police arrest manslaughter convict after parole revoked
133218home2267Victoria cuts $10,000 catered lunch fund from 2021 budget
133224home2268Suspect arrested after break-in near Cowichan Bay
133209home226910,000 old Nanaimo-area garbage bins repurposed elsewhere on the Island
133201home2270Qualicum Beach youth theatre group looks at more livestream performances in 2021
133191home2271Island mayor says travelling politicians need to meet highest possible standards
133178home2272Unofficial ‘shelter’ shut down in Port Alberni commercial district
134691entertainment1PHOTOS: Trick or treat! Halloween comes to Fernwood in January
134673entertainment2Victoria adult dance studio releases modern adaption of A Christmas Carol
134365entertainment5Cowichan Music Festival cancelled for 2021
134500entertainment6Island Voices welcomes new conductor
134222entertainment7Nanaimo writer and illustrator pens children’s book about COVID-19 safety
134109entertainment8New Uvagut TV to feature all programming made in Inuktut language
134106entertainment9B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm
134140entertainment10Podcast: Interview with actor/broadcaster and current Island resident Terry David Mulligan
134191entertainment11Serenity Now! Richie Valley debuts third LP dubbed Apollonian
134246entertainment12Stained-glass lighting casts a win to B.C. salmon artist
134142entertainment13Metchosin Art Pod doing an about-face
133855entertainment14Work on Hornby Island Arts Centre to start this month
134010entertainment15Pantomime cancelled in Cowichan due to COVID restrictions
133706entertainment16Nanaimo theatre company adds younger, diverse voices to artistic team
133444entertainment17New mini-documentary shot on Vancouver Island echoes the ‘call of the coastal wolves’
133446entertainment18Victoria Film Festival returns with virtual viewing
133189entertainment19$6 painting turned into $10,000 charity windfall
133201entertainment20Qualicum Beach youth theatre group looks at more livestream performances in 2021
134742trending-now1PHOTOS: SFU researchers find evidence of ‘giant’ predatory worms on ocean floor
134749trending-now2Winter is coming: 1st edition, signed Game of Thrones books for sale in Greater Victoria
134753trending-now3Health resolutions top of mind for Canadians in 2021 in wake of COVID: survey
134489trending-now4PHOTOS: B.C. man designs ‘box office’ solution for those working from home
134449trending-now5The winners of the Amateur Photographer of the Year contest are…
134415trending-now6B.C. company turning fly larvae into pet food gets $6M in federal funds
134403trending-now7Netflix and Chat: How streaming watch parties are boosting new viewing platforms
134354trending-now8Woman gives Victoria-area jail 4.5-star review in handwritten card to police after arrest
134309trending-now9Sheep start up ATV, sit in cars and go for walks in Salmon Arm
134225trending-now10‘Blue Monday’ getting you down? Exercise may be the cure, say experts
134183trending-now11QUIZ: Are you ready for some winter sports?
134136trending-now12Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Jan. 17 to 23
134070trending-now13Proud dad moment: B.C. minister’s son, 10, receives handwritten note for act of kindness
133757trending-now14Tragically Hip face masks raise $40K to support Canadian musicians
133362trending-now15QUIZ: How much do you know about Elvis?
134683community1Anonymous donor boosts shipping container housing project in Victoria
134590community4Provincial land conservancy lays out $600,000 for Highlands property
134574community5Vancouver Island Down Syndrome Society offers support for families in the community
134545community6Longtime Nanoose Bay farmer Colin Springford dies at age 75
134389community7Major clean up planned for Whiffin Spit today
134505community8Everything Vancouver Island needs to know about the Indian Act and was afraid to ask
134373community9Follow a coast guard ship’s trip from Victoria to Halifax, through Panama Canal
134507community10Celebrating Burns Night in a pandemic: The Bard & His Ballads
134290community11Salmonella poisoning in birds and pets a result of unclean bird feeders
134168community12Victoria kitten stuck in basement drain pipe rescued by firefighters
134130community13Wobbly Cats a riot of flailing legs and paws but bundles of love and joy to their owner
134166community14Tofino played key role in inspirational dog’s journey
134156community15Cut out for this: sister of Leila Bui helps sick kids with 1,001 cranes each
134095community16Comox Valley home among grand prize options in 2021 Choices Lottery
134196community17Winners of Victoria’s 12th annual Gingerbread Showcase announced
134250community18Alberni high school students paddling forward together
134056community19New island added to Octopus Islands Marine Park
134148community20Daily free food markets offer fresh produce to Greater Victorians in need
133864community21Welcoming totem pole coming to Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park
134145community22Comox Valley dog trainer joins select club
134016community23Victoria students gobble up books on virtual trek across Canada
133778community24Saanich mayor, Habitat Acquisition Trust call on residents to help raise $1M for new regional park by Earth Day
133717community25Nanaimo Search and Rescue launches ‘Rescue Our Rescuer’ for deputy chief who has cancer
133713community26Courtenay-Alberni MP recognized for animal welfare leadership
133593community27Vancouver Island police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74
133456community28Blue jay, usually found in southeastern Canada, spotted in Sooke
133384community29Beloved Parksville volunteer and friend Joan LeMoine dies
133330community30Victoria ‘litter picker’ collects more than 300 litres in under a month
133209community3110,000 old Nanaimo-area garbage bins repurposed elsewhere on the Island
133880letters1LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population
134641video1B.C. records 500 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, 14 deaths
134471video2B.C.’s COVID-19 caseload stays steady with 465 more Tuesday
134433video3B.C. watchdog says mentally ill children and youth retraumatized in hospital
134338video4B.C. adjusts COVID-19 vaccine rollout for delivery slowdown
134489photo-galleries1PHOTOS: B.C. man designs ‘box office’ solution for those working from home
77481sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
134140podcasts1Podcast: Interview with actor/broadcaster and current Island resident Terry David Mulligan