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Water treatment plant to be constructed

CVRD receives senior government funds

Cumberland trees destroyed for a second time

The trees along Sutton road were first vandalized in June

Cumberland council moves forward with two cannabis retailers

Beaufort Botanicals and TRUGreen Solutions Inc. will be directed to fill out TUP applications

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Too Good To Be Threw damaged by late night fire
Teams gather in Comox for VEX competition
Ecole Puntledge Park celebrates winter solstice and Indigenous culture
Kitesurfers take advantage of strong winds in Comox

Cold snap coming to Vancouver Island, but get ready for warm winter

Islanders should expect overnight temperatures below freezing throughout the weekend

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District election irregularity goes to court

Electoral officer has asked for two area elections to be declared invalid

MP Blaney takes a stand for postal workers, citing high injury rates and long overtime hours

Liberal government poised to pass back-to-work legislation during weekend

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average

Greater Victoria records unemployment rate of 3.9 in October 2018

Murder trial of Chemainus man halted pending psych report

Justice Warren said it was essential to ascertain Colin John’s level of fitness to stand trial.

Supportive housing construction expected next week

Housing project not welcomed by some neighbours

Why you should vote for proportional representation — and why you shouldn’t

Vancouver Island MLAs offer answers to electoral reform questions

  • Nov 22, 2018

Vancouver Islanders among B.C.’s most engaged on electoral reform

Parksville-Qualicum and Courtenay-Comox lead the province in voter turnout, Island high in general

CVRD moves to goal-setting stage for sewer service plan

Workshops planned for next week in Comox and Courtenay

  • Nov 20, 2018

Outreach group ordered to stop feeding homeless on City of Parksville property

City issued Manna Homeless Society cease and desist order after complaints from public

Paved Pacific Rim National Park trail costs balloon to $51 million

Feds kick in an additional $17 million to complete trail running between Tofino and Ucluelet

Changes coming to BC Ferries reservations for Vancouver Island routes

Many customers are booking multiple reservations, inflating wait times