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Water bottling debate continues

Merville resident says plenty of water in Aquifer 408

Opinions vary about cannabis proposal at 5th Street

One person spoke in favour of a proposed storefront cannabis business at…

Neighbours have say about problem property

Several neighbours voiced their opinions at a public hearing about a rezoning…

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Snowbirds arrive in Comox
RCMP Underwater Recovery Team
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442 squadron Tofino rescue

BC Ferries has no plans to implement debit for vehicle ticket payments

Debit accepted for foot passengers, on-board purchases for all vessels

Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

A Cape Mudge resident involved in poaching dungeness crabs in Vancouver Harbour…

B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

Reeling Port Alice about to lose its only bank

Scotiabank branch closure follows latest mill setback, bad for business and the elderly

  • Mar 18, 2019

MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard welcomes new playground for Airport Elementary School in Comox

Courtenay-Comox MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard says students at Airport Elementary School are getting…

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”

Farmed Atlantic salmon in B.C. unaffected by virus, researchers find

Effects of piscine orthoreovirus, or PRV, under increased scrutiny following Federal Court decision

North Island-Powell River Green Party candidate launches his campaign March 23 in Campbell River

Mark de Bruijn won the candidacy at the Greens’ Nomination Meeting vote, March 10

  • Mar 15, 2019

Broken Hearts: Display at controversial Vancouver Island supportive housing site torn down

Woman says she was yelled at while supporting incoming Parksville supportive housing tenants

Immigration pilot program intends to grow economies

After looking around B.C., Zhao Zhengfu and his family recognized the potential…

Collective efforts needed to deal with homelessness

The need for affordable housing has reached desperate level

Pacific Rim National Park mourns loss of ‘bright star’ killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

Angela Rehhorn remembered for her enthusiasm, dedication and sense of adventure

Company “devastated” by Vancouver Island teen’s death at fish farm

Mowi Canada West releases statement after Nanaimo’s Aidan Webber dies near Port Hardy

800-year-old Vancouver Island log ready for United Nations project

Language Revitalization Pole will be publicly carved, then delivered to the University of Victoria

Suitors lining up for Howard the Gnome

World’s largest gnome will soon get a new home on Vancouver Island

Rezoning could alleviate neighbourhood concerns

Courtenay house has history of problem tenants and bylaw enforcement

Fire halts work at Catalyst Paper in Port Alberni

Plant is due for ownership change later this month