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Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector

The fish lived about 25 million years ago, scientists say

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B.C. election called for Oct. 24
Individual actions key to suppressing COVID-19 again: Tam
Review of health early-warning system welcome, Tam says
Sticking to COVID-19 rules everywhere key to keeping schools safe: Tam

Cowichan gets big $6.5 million per year boost for health care

Province commits $6.5 million annually to establish primary-care network

  • Sep 16, 2020

Lookout Housing and Health Society chosen to provide harm-reduction services in Cowichan

Society will run the new and controversial Wellness and Recovery Centre

NDP-Green agreement provides stability during pandemic: Furstenau

She replaces Andrew Weaver, who stepped aside in January to sit as an Independent in the legislature

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC

Television and online personality acclaimed as new leader at party AGM in Abbotsford on Monday

Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’

Port Renfrew blockade continues as protesters want Fairy Creek Watershed included in deferral areas

Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’

Port Renfrew blockade continues as protesters want Fairy Creek Watershed included in deferral areas

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau wins Green Party race

New leader champions diversity and collaboration between parties

Cowichan Valley MLA Furstenau wins Green Party race

New leader champions diversity and collaboration between parties

Terry Fox Run going ahead, but with changes due to COVID-19

This year marks 40th anniversary of iconic event

  • Sep 14, 2020

Smoky skies expected to continue throughout Monday

Some rain in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow

Flashback: A couple of rescues and a lack of power

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Smoky skies enveloping east area of central Vancouver Island

Wildfire smoke from U.S. leads to very high health risk rating on air quality health index