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Okanagan bus driver assaulted for asking patron not to smoke

59-year-old in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Cricket players get interrupted by racist remark in Courtenay

Community has had protocols in place for years to respond to prejudice

Busy paving season in Courtenay

This year, the City of Courtenay has completed three paving projects that…

  • Aug 19, 2019
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Mountain bike accident
Truck hits power line
Infantry training
Museum damage

Pooch-A-Poolooza set to make a splash

The Courtenay and District Memorial Outdoor Pool at Lewis Park is going…

  • Aug 20, 2019

Two hiking families team up to extinguish fire in B.C. backcountry

Children and their parents worked for three hours to ensure safety of the popular hiking region

Man launches petition to bring charter schools to B.C.

The move could see up to 20 charter schools come to the province

Police seek tips in 2015 death of Island teen Brown

Four years has passed since the body of Penelakut Island woman was discovered

Courtenay woman desperately searches for missing dog

Anyone who owns a dog will understand the anguish of a Courtenay…

Elections Canada to assess ‘partisan’ climate change rhetoric case by case

People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier has said climate change is not an emergency nor caused by human

NYPD fires officer for 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner

Daniel Pantaleo’s chokehold raised questions about race and use of force by police

Valley chef Ronald St. Pierre to be inducted into BC Restaurant Hall of Fame

A Comox Valley chef will soon join other culinary legions in the…

  • Aug 19, 2019

Canadian woman focusing on memories shared with slain fiance: New Zealand police

A 23-year-old suspect was arrested and made his first court appearance

Unseasonable snow forces campers out of northeastern B.C. provincial park

Storm brought as much as 35 centimetres of snow to the Fort Nelson, Muncho Lake Park-Stone Mountain Park

Sneak peek at Black Creek Community Centre’s new play space

BCAA reveals designs for 2019 ‘BCAA Play Here’ winners

  • Aug 20, 2019

Injured owl begins recovery at MARS

Western screech owl was showing signs of a head trauma

VIDEO: Canadian zoos’ captive breeding programs help preserve endangered species

Programs considered last-ditch effort to prevent local extinctions of turtles, butterflies and more

Vancouver man arrested after pregnant woman’s SUV stolen, then crashed

Police are recommending charges against a 22-year-old Vancouver man

Scheer repeats call on RCMP to investigate Trudeau’s actions in SNC affair

Ethics watchdog Mario Dion found that Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Beijing maintains a ‘one country, two systems’ policy in which Hong Kong is guaranteed greater freedoms than those on the mainland