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Finalists announced for best in Vancouver Island construction

NANAIMO – Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards announced April 16.

Boaz Joseph from the Surrey Leader is a finalist for the award for Feature Photo Award

More than 30 Black Press newspapers named finalists in B.C. awards

Black Press journalists named in writing, photography and online categories.

Boaz Joseph from the Surrey Leader is a finalist for the award for Feature Photo Award
The Queen of Oak Bay now has better pet areas

Queen of Oak Bay returns to the water with better pet areas

Areas now have kennels, heating and more comfortable benches

The Queen of Oak Bay now has better pet areas
BC Ferries announced its fares will remain unchanged this year.

BC Ferries fares won’t increase thanks to fuel rebate

No change in fares at BC Ferries this spring because of a new fuel rebate

BC Ferries announced its fares will remain unchanged this year.

PacificSport Fraser Valley joins viaSport Regional Alliance

Eleven multisport partners have joined forces to create the viaSport Regional Alliance,…

The annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Tofino-Ucluelet returns to its two-week length starting on March 12.

Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

The annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Tofino-Ucluelet returns to its two-week length starting on March 12.

Doctors of BC release eating disorder program videos

It's National Eating Disorders Week and as part of a provincial plan…

A total of 16 bursaries are available for athletes participating at the 2016 Penticton BC Winter Games.

BC Games seeking future host communities

B.C. Communities invited to host future BC Winter and BC Summer Games

A total of 16 bursaries are available for athletes participating at the 2016 Penticton BC Winter Games.

New name for Canada’s largest Canadian-owned online classifieds company

Used.ca is headquartered in Victoria, BC and is a part of Black Press Community Media.

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper waves at a campaign event at the J.P. Bowman tool and die company in Brantford

TIMELINE: Key moments of the federal election campaign

From the economy and debates to niqabs and protest songs, we recap the election issues and antics with this interactive timeline

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper waves at a campaign event at the J.P. Bowman tool and die company in Brantford
US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.
A bomber drops retardant on a fire off Tillicum Road in the BX-Swan Lake region on Tuesday evening (July 21

WILDFIRE WATCH: Be ‘very, very cautious’ in B.C. backcountry over Long Weekend

The BC Wildfire Service says there have been 1,342 wildfires since April 1, 2015, burning 276,000 hectares

A bomber drops retardant on a fire off Tillicum Road in the BX-Swan Lake region on Tuesday evening (July 21
Cache Creek relief donations roll in from the public and the business community.

BlackPress4Good collects donations for Cache Creek flood victims

Help is still needed for relief efforts in Cache Creek. Crowdfunding effort gathers momentum.

Cache Creek relief donations roll in from the public and the business community.
Seabird Island Tulip Festival. Photo by Roxanne Watson. Entry in the 2015 Amateur Photographer of the Year.

Time to enter B.C.’s amateur photographer contest

The 3rd annual 'Your Best Shot' contest is open to amateur photographers. Sponsored by London Drugs, Abbotsford Airshow & Black Press

Seabird Island Tulip Festival. Photo by Roxanne Watson. Entry in the 2015 Amateur Photographer of the Year.