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Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

Sixteen purebred lab puppies born in one litter on Island farm

Birthing continued for close to seven hours

B.C. family urges parents to follow gut after toddler contracts E.coli infection

The cause of infection is unknown, but parents suspect it came from deer feces

B.C. man, 71, builds bike that can glide along unused railroad

Island Corridor Foundation says rail use not permitted on active railroad

Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline

Big Read: agriculture a big, expensive commitment as advocates push to make us more food secure

Big Read: locked out of the woods

Vancouver Islanders struggle to balance back country public access with private land protection

B.C. school closes after six year old First Nation boy dies in Port Alberni home

The Port Alberni school will be closed the rest of the week following the death of a six-year-old

‘I would like to acknowledge we are on the territory of First Nations’

Reconciliation, tradition behind practice now becoming common across Vancouver Island

Potential route examined for pipeline feeding major new West Coast LNG facility

Corridor could travel from Northeastern B.C. across the Island to Sarita Bay facility near Alberni

Romance is more than fun, it’s good for you

Find out not just how to keep those Valentine’s Day fires burning, but why

Proud parents cheer on Island-raised athletes at Winter Olympics

Parents remember their kids as young athletes before the Olympics

Five Islanders carrying Canadian colours in the Winter Olympics

Brenneman, Tandy, Harle, O’Brien and Sharpe five names to watch

Smoking ban arrives on BC Ferries

No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t

British Columbians have four options to report harassment or assault, but none of them are easy

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t

British Columbians have four options to report harassment or assault, but none of them are easy

Women’s changing role in war

The presence of women in the Canadian military goes back over a century

Coulson Aviation tests thermal technology in preparation for Australian fire season

Helicopters were on and around Sproat lake testing NVGs and thermal cameras this week

Small earthquake shakes West Coast of Vancouver Island

A magnitude 3.5 quake hit eight kilometres northeast of Ucluelet.

Update: Alberta man dies after suspected drowning in Port Alberni hotel pool

The BC Coroners Service are investigating the death

Prisoner escapes from mother’s funeral in Port Alberni

Blackmore was in custody for drug offences and possession of stolen property