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QUIZ: Exploring gardens

How much do you know about gardening and famous gardens?

Lake Flashback: Rayner case reopened, new forest co-op, golf course saved

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old…

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop accepting donations again, starting Friday

Actual store being renovated during the pandemic and not likely to reopen for at least a month

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Webinars aim to help with long-distance caregiving

Alzheimer Society of B.C. urging not to forget about people living with dementia, caregivers

  • May 12, 2020

QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

Lake Flashback: Gold in Youbou, hard times with the hatchery, and March Meadows money

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old…

B.C. Grade 7 students create ‘We Are Canada’ video and web page

Abbotsford project features voices from across the nation defining what it means to be Canadian

  • May 7, 2020

Island Health needs photos to memorialize nurses in action

Canada marks Nursing Week May 11 to 17 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

Lake Flashback: A big birthday, a big anniversary, and money woes

Welcome to Lake Flashback. Reporter Sarah Simpson has been combing through old…

100-year-old gravestones vandalized at Surrey Centre Cemetery

Headstones of local pioneers toppled in Cloverdale

B.C. salmon farmers donate 60,000 pounds of canned salmon to food banks

The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) has created a salmon donation initiative…

  • Apr 28, 2020

Ladysmith cartoonist documents loggers’ lives through caricatures

Gordon Barney’s cartoons tell stories of lives inside logging camps along the west coast of the Island

Sooke Fine Art Show moves online due to COVID-19 pandemic

34th annual event hosted online in order to adhere to social distancing practices

  • Apr 27, 2020

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

B.C. man runs 100 miles on treadmill in garage to raise money for Search and Rescue

Chilliwack’s Gary Robbins is spending the weekend running 100 miles uphill while collecting donations

PHOTOS: Nightly singalong raises spirits of Victoria neighbourhood

Residents line Chamberlain Street, sing together to build community while social distancing

Friends give Vancouver Island veteran a drive-by 99th birthday greeting

Jim Cooper of Courtenay is one of a couple of Second World War veterans in the community