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139097news1As SD84 schools look to reopen, Kyuquot and Zeballos opt out
139095news2B.C. sees 9 new COVID-19 cases, one death as officials watch for new cases amid Phase Two
139088news3B.C. legislature coming back June 22 as COVID-19 emergency hits record
139082news4CMHC sees declines in home prices, sales, starts that will linger to end of 2022
139080news7Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner
139103news11Water in Lake Cowichan just fine, says acting mayor
139076news12Nanaimo senior clocked going 50 km/hr over limit says her SUV shouldn’t be impounded
139074news13West Coast Trail to remain closed for now
139072news14B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group
139067news15B.C. drive-in theatre shuts down to await appeal of car limits, concession rules
139065news16Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
139063news17Cross-border business interests call for joint Canada, U.S. post-COVID effort
139058news18Two Nanaimo teens on a go-kart get Tim Hortons drive-thru order
139052news19Seals and sea lions may not be the scourge of the Salish Sea according to scientists
139048news20COVID-19: B.C. church services resume with public health limits
139045news21Chilliwack school board censures trustee Barry Neufeld after controversial Facebook post
139041news22Federal deficit likely now at $260 billion due to COVID-19, PBO says
139039news23Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1
139037news24Fate of two Canadians could be affected by Meng decision: former ambassador
139029news25Tahsis opens its gates to visitors to save local economy
139024news26BC Corrections to expand list of eligible offenders for early release during pandemic
139020news27B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for the first time in weeks
139018news28Fraser Valley driver featured on ‘Highway Thru Hell’ TV show dies
139015news29Study looks at feasibility of Vancouver Island abattoir
139012news30Island city cancels plan for homeless camp; exploring alternative option
139026news31Chemainus animal sanctuary needs your vote in nationwide contest
138998news32‘Hybrid’ model could work, says PM as parties negotiate House of Commons’ return
138996news3336 soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in Ontario, Quebec care homes
138993news34B.C. poison control sees spike in adults, children accidentally ingesting hand sanitizer
138991news35Royal B.C. Museum reopens in phases, some galleries remain closed to start summer
138987news36Box containing hundreds of family photos found in Vancouver Island city returned to rightful owner
138983news37B.C. man with Alberta plates gets car keyed and aggressive note
138980news38B.C. drive-in theatre appeals COVID-19 concession rules, 50-car limit
138973news39COVID-19: B.C. grants aim to stabilize sexual assault recovery programs
138975news40Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later
138968news41Case of missing Vancouver Island woman inspires new true crime podcast
138966news42B.C. mom’s drug-pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures
138954news43‘Paralyzed by fear’: B.C. woman details anxiety, grief at Italian relief hospital
138951news44Dr. Bonnie Henry given new name in B.C. First Nation ceremony: ‘one who is calm among us’
138949news45Liberal offer on sick leave good start, but action needed: NDP
138947news46CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID
138943news47WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over, dampens hopes
138941news48Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
138926news49UPDATE: Woman airlifted with serious injuries, baby OK after crash in Nanaimo
138922news50Dump truck in Nanaimo snags power lines, snaps hydro pole, crashes
138939news51No mask, no service? Businesses have the right to require masks on customers
138932news52Nova Scotia RCMP use warrants to find killer’s cellphone, computer and other devices
138920news53Ferry sailings scheduled once again at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal
138918news54Payments for CERB top $40 billion as feds open doors for commercial rent help
138914news55Gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline:’ Alberta minister
138936news56City of Duncan, North Cowichan reopening municipal halls
138910news57Island Health signs working agreement to turn former Comox hospital into a ‘dementia village’
138908news58Kelowna man charged with harming a hamster
138903news59High tech fish transport system set up to ‘whoosh’ salmon past Big Bar landslide
138901news60Dr. Henry ‘encouraged’ as B.C. records two days of single-digit COVID-19 case increases
138899news61Snowbirds jets will not be leaving Kamloops, just yet
138883news62Trudeau, Singh pressed on parties’ decisions to access COVID-19 wage subsidy
138985news63Woman charged in fatal accident back in court on June 2
138881news64Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks
138879news65CVRD testing Shawnigan water after complaints of metallic taste, odour
138877news66Three people facing mischief charges after protests at Premier John Horgan’s home
138874news67Eight people arrested in Victoria homeless camp after enforcement order issued
138870news6844% fewer passengers flew on Canadian airlines in March 2020 than in 2019
138868news69Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply
138866news70COVID-19: B.C. park reservations surge as campgrounds reopen
138864news71Trudeau to seek 10 days of paid sick leave for Canadian workers, says talks are ongoing
138862news72B.C. residents can now reserve a provincial campsite for a stay starting June 1
138860news73NDP makes support for suspending Commons contingent on permanent sick leave
138858news74Cullen commission into money laundering in British Columbia resumes today
138856news75Food inspection agency says variety of vegan chocolate bars contains milk
138853news76VIDEO: New Zealand leader carries on with TV interview during quake
138847news77Plastics bans, environmental monitoring get short shrift during pandemic
138851news78Bike shops busier than ever, but owners worry about stock supply issues
138841news79RCMP facing ‘systemic sustainability challenges’ due to provincial policing role
138837news80How Nova Scotia mass shooting could bring law that makes abusers’ tactics a crime
138833news81Manufacturers scramble to find raw materials amid ‘desperate’ shortage for PPE
138829news82One man dead after standoff with Chilliwack RCMP
138822news83VIDEO: Procession to honour Snowbirds Capt. Jennifer Casey comes to Halifax
138820news84Feds probing ways to address COVID-19 impact on women
138816news85B.C. employers worry about safety, cash flow, second wave in COVID-19 restart
138814news86Ex-BC Greens leader Andrew Weaver says province came close to early election
138812news87First Nations health authorities tell Commons committee they need more PPE
138802news88Make better use of existing support, Bibeau tells struggling agricultural sector
138800news89B.C. premier says lessons to learn from past racism during response to pandemic
138797news90A second wave of COVID-19 is probable, if history tells us anything
138791news91Testing wastewater could give early warning of second wave of COVID-19
138789news92Snowbirds to remain at Kamloops Airport indefinitely after fatal crash
138787news9382% of all test-positive COVID-19 cases in B.C. have recovered
138780news94Magnitude-4.9 earthquake detected off west coast of Vancouver Island
138774news95Federal parties tap wage subsidy program to avoid layoffs as donations dry up
138776news96Northern B.C. woman awarded $55K in RCMP excessive force suit
138772news97COVID-19 ‘not a death sentence’ says B.C. woman after seeing senior mother recover
138770news98Post-secondary students requiring practical skills concerned about education
138751news99COVID-19: B.C. puts cap on number of vehicles at outdoor drive-in events
138749news100Overdose prevention services not meeting needs of inhalant drug users: Campbell River advocate
138740news101City of Kamloops to remove ‘COVID is a lie’ posters from power poles
138735news102Tories want Parliament declared ‘essential service,’ regular House sittings
138733news103To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be ‘tragic:’ commander
138716news104UPDATED: COVID-19 deaths climb to 16 at Lower Mainland long-term care home
138712news105Island resident shares lotto win with best friend
138714news106B.C. senior caught smuggling 750 litres of liquid meth gets 3 years in U.S. prison
138710news107‘Proud to be in Canada’: Immigrant owners of vandalized Island business grateful for support
138706news108B.C.’s minimum wage to go up 75 cents in June
138704news109Premier says B.C. legislature could look like ‘Hollywood Squares’ next month
138695news110RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope
138692news111VIDEO: Brief tornado tears through Vancouver Island neighbourhood
138700news112B.C. traveller fined $1,000 for not following mandatory social-isolation rules
138687news113Only British Columbians allowed to camp in provincial parks this summer amid COVID-19
138681news114B.C. records 12 new COVID-19 cases, three more deaths
138665news115Canadians’ frustration mounts over lack of refunds for flights cancelled during pandemic
138663news116Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam
138683news117Vernon turtle survives ‘cowardly attack’
138689news118Cowichan RCMP now accepting crime reports online
138651news119Appeal granted: Jamie Bacon to be tried for murder, conspiracy in Surrey Six killings
138647news120Pacific Coastal Airlines will resume service next month
138645news121Here’s where tenting sites for the homeless will be set up in Cowichan
138643news122B.C. transit agencies encourage face masks, step up sanitizing as Phase Two begins
138637news123Grizzlies that turned up in Sayward last week on the move again
138635news124Prescribed burns on hold as B.C. prepares for COVID-19 wildfire season
138633news125Trudeau promises $75M more for off-reserve Indigenous services in pandemic
138630news126City governments to get more power over patio approval in B.C.’s COVID-19 reopening plan
138628news127COVID-19 pandemic highlights need for more public toilets, experts say
138626news128Masks problematic for asthmatic, hearing-impaired people and people with autism
138618news129Teen with suspected gun arrested in Port Alberni
138614news130Historic hotel and only restaurant in remote Zeballos considers shutting its doors
138610news131RCMP on Vancouver Island warn of alleged ‘violent offender’ with 10 outstanding warrants
138608news132Western Forest Products fined $73K for high-risk violations causing a 2015 fatal accident
138602news133B.C. records 21 new COVID-19 cases after three days of single-digit increases
138590news134Policy change sparked by death of disabled B.C. woman ‘will save lives’
138575news135Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study
138571news136B.C. work, school restart can’t be rushed, John Horgan says
138753news137Duncan veteran recalls war’s end
138697news138Lake Cowichan to see 3% tax increase
138702news139Cowichan Valley charities awarded $305,000 from Victoria Foundation
138597news140Duncan man caught going 100 km/h over speed limit
138563news141Truck destroyed in suspicious fire at Trans Mountain pipeline site near Merritt
138559news142‘Germ-killing robots’ to fight COVID-19 at this B.C. hospital
138556news143CVRD’s board postpones pay raise discussion until 2021
138547news144‘We salute you’: Family mourns Capt. Jennifer Casey after fatal Snowbirds crash
138541news145B.C. painted turtle the victim of ‘cowardly attack’
138539news146Cowichan Strong partnership launches COVID-19 business recovery needs assessment
138536news147‘Go home’: Alberta-registered vehicles vandalized in B.C. border town amid COVID-19
138529news148Wearing non-medical masks now recommended in public: Canada’s top doctor
138527news149‘It’s amazing’: Fred Fox blown away as Terry Fox shoes, T-shirt sells out in minutes
138525news150Trudeau unveils forgivable loans for landlords in small business rent relief program
138523news151Feds to seek equity or cash from companies applying for new COVID-19 loan program
138521news152As COVID-19 response ramps up, more scrutiny required: NDP’s Singh
138519news153Annual inflation rate turned negative in April, Statistics Canada reports
138517news154Regions within each province should reopen on their own timelines, poll suggests
138512news155VIDEO: Police give B.C. bear bandit the boot
138497news156Resident concerns abundant over Fuller Lake Arena parking lot homeless tent site
138514news157RCMP use Zoom to connect with Cowichan kids
138489news158Only two new COVID-19 cases in B.C., one in care home
138485news159Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend
138483news160Feds expand criteria for emergency loans to include family businesses, contractors
138493news161Abbotsford woman with developmental disabilities shot with paintball, sparking police probe
138487news162Don’t bring explosives to police detachments, remind Cowichan RCMP
138480news163‘Pandemic pay’ to give temporary wage top-up to 250,000 B.C. front-line workers
138476news164Cowichan Valley branch of the Canadian Mental Heath Association on probation
138463news165B.C. mom gets time served for $400K college admissions bribe
138461news166Petition urges City of Kamloops to rename road after victim in Snowbirds crash
138459news167Impaired driving complaint leads RCMP to over $20K in cash, evidence of drug trafficking
138453news168260,000 B.C. residents take COVID-19 risk survey in first week
138451news169Injured pelican found near death in B.C. heads to Williams Lake after rehab
138449news170Police swoop down on man who couldn’t wait to get home to admire his new BB gun
138447news171UPDATED: Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan
138439news172Facebook hit with $9M penalty for making ‘false, misleading’ privacy claims: watchdog
138437news173Canada–U.S. border to stay closed to non-essential travel until June 21: Trudeau
138429news174Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim
138411news175B.C. sees 2 deaths, 16 new COVID-19 cases over May long weekend on eve of phase two
138328news176PHOTOS: 101-year-old B.C. veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity
138317news177BC Conservation Officers to patrol recreation sites over long weekend
138323news178Pandemic an opportunity for B.C. wineries to reset, reinvent
138311news179Man dies in Jeep crash on backroad south of Nanaimo
138299news180Island city converting unused BMX track into temporary homeless campsite
138293news181COVID-19: One in five non-profits in B.C. at risk of closing
138291news182B.C. COVID-19 numbers stay low with 15 new cases
138286news183Steelworkers, Mosaic strike deal they hope can kickstart idled Vancouver Island logging operations
138282news184Man who tortured and killed Vancouver Island teen in 2010 denied full parole
138301news185With many caveats, SD79 preparing to re-open schools
138271news186VIDEO: Film historian finds rare footage from 1926, showcasing remote Northern Vancouver Island life
138265news187COVID-19: B.C. schools to begin part-time class instruction June 1
138255news188COVID-19: Superbugs are keeping microbiologists up at night
138243news189Courtenay centenarian celebrates day with friends, family and a flypast
138236news190Wet’suwet’en land title disputes an ‘internal issue,’ B.C. minister says
138234news191Man arrested after nurse assaulted at Kelowna hospital’s COVID-19 screening desk
138219news192Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists
138229news193Torched Crofton Seawalk bench quickly repaired
138197news194Tofino Bus Service wants to cancel service to the north island
138195news195Mali, the grizzly shot after an epic relocation, to be buried today on First Nation’s land
138191news196Canada’s top court dismisses company’s appeal on rejection of northern B.C. mining project
138187news197Elected Wet’suwet’en chief blasts closed-door land title deal
138432news198North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officers honoured for life-saving efforts
138398news199City of Duncan establishes grant program during COVID-19 crisis
138249news200Island Health issues advisory after spike in drug overdoses, Cowichan included
138171news201New North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment cost estimate up to $49 million
139050business1Union calling for Save-On-Foods to extend COVID-19 worker incentive program
139043business2BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership
139006business3B.C. visitor centres get help with COVID-19 prevention measures
138897business4COVID-19 checkpoints ‘up to them,’ Bonnie Henry says of remote B.C. villages
138872business5Andrew Weaver says he was ready to defeat John Horgan government
138778business6Air Canada revises refund policy amid growing anger over cancelled flights
138768business7Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey
138747business8NAFTA panel upholds U.S. softwood lumber ‘injury’ complaint
138729business9Hope for ‘Cascadia’ tourism amid COVID-19 border restrictions
138719business10COVID-19: Province streamlines patio applications for B.C. restaurants, wineries, pubs
138708business11Canadian Costco shoppers now being asked to wear non-medical face masks
138641business12VIDEO: WorkSafe BC increases inspections by 50% as businesses reopen
138612business13Canada Post reports $153M loss in 2019 amid rising parcels competition
138554business14B.C. geothermal energy potential heats up after federal study
138455business15B.C. businesses grapple with new health protocols as reopening begins Tuesday
138384business16Socially distant first aid and other COVID-19 challenges
138345business17COVID-19: B.C. restaurants can host dine-in guests again, but what will that look like?
138227business18As B.C.’s unemployment spikes, financial adviser offers tips to weather pandemic
138209business19COVID-19: The Bay set to reopen B.C. stores
138189business20ICBC saves on crashes, but investments down due to COVID-19
139105sports1Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch
139078sports3B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
139070sports4Cowichan Caps help BCHL score commitment record
139000sports5Vancouver among cities shortlisted for NHL hub as league announces playoff plans
138843sports6Tiger, Brady shine in charity golf match
138810sports7Canada’s NHL teams offer options to season-ticket holders
138782sports8Canada’s Bianca Andreescu returning for Credit One Bank Invitational
138731sports9The Spring League in U.S. interested in forming partnership with CFL
138624sports10Canadians want to play sports again but it may take time to feel comfortable: poll
138580sports11CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie lays out best-case scenario for 2020 season
138839sports12Duncan Lanes bowlers take on the best in B.C.
138668sports13#Skittles and Titans lead Cowichan High School Bowling Program
138510sports14Thousands of varsity athletes in limbo as universities grapple with COVID-19
138508sports15Mann Cup, Ontario and B.C. lacrosse seasons cancelled due to COVID-19
138435sports16VIDEO: B.C. Taekwondo school hosts virtual sparring match
138280sports17COVID-19: Ironman Canada race in Penticton postponed to 2021
138269sports18Chilliwack awarded new Junior B hockey team
138444life1BLVD TV Interviews Jason Binab from the Agency Victoria
139101opinion1Furstenau’s ideas big, costly, unrealistic
139099opinion3Why are we spending money on Station Street park?
139008opinion9York Road not the place for new Wellness Centre
139004opinion10Plenty of camaraderie in real estate
139002opinion11A thank you
138971opinion12Natural gas good for the environment
138964opinion13Socialism leads to disaster
138895opinion14Will 2020 be the year the “tin foil hats” are vindicated?
138893opinion15Why don’t we have curbside glass recycling?
138891opinion16Time to thank veterans by abiding by COVID-19 rules
138889opinion17Pain clinic rigamarole too much
138887opinion18Mayor and council should provide phone numbers for upset citizens
138885opinion19Societies with great wealth inequality inevitably fail
138738opinion20GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer
138659opinion21Action taken on COVID-19 questionable
138657opinion22Socialism is almost the same as communism; both are bad
138653opinion23Gun issue complex
138588opinion24Don’t make roads any more hazardous for tractors
138586opinion25‘Green’ energy production toxic
138595opinion26U.S. gun culture infecting Canada
138582opinion27New scam email going around
138578opinion28Homeless tent camp at Fuller Lake inevitable disaster
138573opinion29E&N rail line a valuable asset
138592opinion30Misinformation and conspiracy theories abound
138569opinion31Don’t clear your own restaurant table
138606opinion32Change in mask information suspiciou
138567opinion33Environmentalists have heads stuck in sand
138793opinion34Drivesmart column: Staying on your side of the road
138849opinion35Chris Wilkinson column: It’s not too early to reflect
138818opinion36Sonia Furstenau column: Now the time to make changes for the better
138784opinion37Mary Lowther column: Starting seeds to beat the slugs, wood bugs
138761opinion38Sarah Simpson Column: What happens when kids make the rules
138620opinion39Editorial: Paid sick leave a must going forward
138495opinion40‘Cutthroat’ has no place in real estate
138491opinion41Capitalism, communism both produced elite at the top
138472opinion42Consultation about forests: we don’t take the math exam before we learn to add and subtract
138441opinion43LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
138225opinion44ICF has had long enough
138223opinion45Old normal was failing the planet
138221opinion46Let’s move forward, not go back
138215opinion47Let’s rebuild a stronger B.C.
138207opinion48People want to drive their own cars
138205opinion49Pot calling the kettle black
138340opinion50Drivesmart column: Measuring vehicle speed with radar
139103home13Water in Lake Cowichan just fine, says acting mayor
139070home14Cowichan Caps help BCHL score commitment record
139033home15Murray Hatfield and Teresa present evening of magic and comedy streaming live May 29
139026home16Chemainus animal sanctuary needs your vote in nationwide contest
138985home17Woman charged in fatal accident back in court on June 2
138975home18Heartfelt memories of Derek Descoteau four years later
138936home19City of Duncan, North Cowichan reopening municipal halls
138916home20Chemainus family pledges $50,000 to Chemainus Theatre Crisis Relief Fund
138879home21CVRD testing Shawnigan water after complaints of metallic taste, odour
138849home22Chris Wilkinson column: It’s not too early to reflect
138845home23Cowichan residents invited to join Walk for Alzheimer’s online
138839home24Duncan Lanes bowlers take on the best in B.C.
138818home25Sonia Furstenau column: Now the time to make changes for the better
138797home26A second wave of COVID-19 is probable, if history tells us anything
138793home27Drivesmart column: Staying on your side of the road
138784home28Mary Lowther column: Starting seeds to beat the slugs, wood bugs
138761home29Sarah Simpson Column: What happens when kids make the rules
138756home30Victoria bartender mixes new program to keep cocktail culture alive
138753home31Duncan veteran recalls war’s end
138723home32Cowichan Calligraphers mark 25 years of love of letters
138702home33Cowichan Valley charities awarded $305,000 from Victoria Foundation
138697home34Lake Cowichan to see 3% tax increase
138689home35Cowichan RCMP now accepting crime reports online
138668home36#Skittles and Titans lead Cowichan High School Bowling Program
138645home37Here’s where tenting sites for the homeless will be set up in Cowichan
138620home38Editorial: Paid sick leave a must going forward
69395home39‘Daddy bonus’ common in B.C. workplaces, study finds
138597home40Duncan man caught going 100 km/h over speed limit
138556home41CVRD’s board postpones pay raise discussion until 2021
138539home42Cowichan Strong partnership launches COVID-19 business recovery needs assessment
138514home43RCMP use Zoom to connect with Cowichan kids
138497home44Resident concerns abundant over Fuller Lake Arena parking lot homeless tent site
138487home45Don’t bring explosives to police detachments, remind Cowichan RCMP
138476home46Cowichan Valley branch of the Canadian Mental Heath Association on probation
138447home47UPDATED: Explosive device removed from motel in Duncan
138432home48North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP officers honoured for life-saving efforts
138398home49City of Duncan establishes grant program during COVID-19 crisis
138340home50Drivesmart column: Measuring vehicle speed with radar
138301home51With many caveats, SD79 preparing to re-open schools
138249home52Island Health issues advisory after spike in drug overdoses, Cowichan included
138229home53Torched Crofton Seawalk bench quickly repaired
138171home54New North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment cost estimate up to $49 million
138219home21Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists
139072home22B.C.’s essential grocery, hardware store employees should get pandemic pay: retail group
139105home24Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto vying to be NHL hubs, but there’s a catch
139097home25As SD84 schools look to reopen, Kyuquot and Zeballos opt out
139095home26B.C. sees 9 new COVID-19 cases, one death as officials watch for new cases amid Phase Two
139080home27Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner
139082home28CMHC sees declines in home prices, sales, starts that will linger to end of 2022
139078home29B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
139076home210Nanaimo senior clocked going 50 km/hr over limit says her SUV shouldn’t be impounded
139074home211West Coast Trail to remain closed for now
139067home212B.C. drive-in theatre shuts down to await appeal of car limits, concession rules
139065home213Huawei executive loses court ruling, extradition case continues
139063home214Cross-border business interests call for joint Canada, U.S. post-COVID effort
139058home215Two Nanaimo teens on a go-kart get Tim Hortons drive-thru order
139052home216Seals and sea lions may not be the scourge of the Salish Sea according to scientists
139048home217COVID-19: B.C. church services resume with public health limits
139045home218Chilliwack school board censures trustee Barry Neufeld after controversial Facebook post
139039home219Twenty-nine of Canada’s 48 national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1
139035home220JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online
139031home221VIDEO: Trudeau, Atwood say ‘happy birthday’ to wildlife artist Robert Bateman
139029home222Tahsis opens its gates to visitors to save local economy
139024home223BC Corrections to expand list of eligible offenders for early release during pandemic
139018home224Fraser Valley driver featured on ‘Highway Thru Hell’ TV show dies
139015home225Study looks at feasibility of Vancouver Island abattoir
139012home226Island city cancels plan for homeless camp; exploring alternative option
139006home227B.C. visitor centres get help with COVID-19 prevention measures
139000home228Vancouver among cities shortlisted for NHL hub as league announces playoff plans
138996home22936 soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in Ontario, Quebec care homes
138993home230B.C. poison control sees spike in adults, children accidentally ingesting hand sanitizer
138991home231Royal B.C. Museum reopens in phases, some galleries remain closed to start summer
138987home232Box containing hundreds of family photos found in Vancouver Island city returned to rightful owner
138983home233B.C. man with Alberta plates gets car keyed and aggressive note
138980home234B.C. drive-in theatre appeals COVID-19 concession rules, 50-car limit
138973home235COVID-19: B.C. grants aim to stabilize sexual assault recovery programs
138968home236Case of missing Vancouver Island woman inspires new true crime podcast
138966home237B.C. mom’s drug-pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures
138954home238‘Paralyzed by fear’: B.C. woman details anxiety, grief at Italian relief hospital
138947home239CAMH survey looks at binge-drinking, financial anxiety during COVID
138941home240Half of Canadians say governments are hiding something about COVID-19: poll
138926home241UPDATE: Woman airlifted with serious injuries, baby OK after crash in Nanaimo
138922home242Dump truck in Nanaimo snags power lines, snaps hydro pole, crashes
138920home243Ferry sailings scheduled once again at Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal
138910home244Island Health signs working agreement to turn former Comox hospital into a ‘dementia village’
138908home245Kelowna man charged with harming a hamster
138903home246High tech fish transport system set up to ‘whoosh’ salmon past Big Bar landslide
138864home247Trudeau to seek 10 days of paid sick leave for Canadian workers, says talks are ongoing
138899home248Snowbirds jets will not be leaving Kamloops, just yet
138897home249COVID-19 checkpoints ‘up to them,’ Bonnie Henry says of remote B.C. villages
138881home250Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks
138877home251Three people facing mischief charges after protests at Premier John Horgan’s home
138874home252Eight people arrested in Victoria homeless camp after enforcement order issued
138872home253Andrew Weaver says he was ready to defeat John Horgan government
138870home25444% fewer passengers flew on Canadian airlines in March 2020 than in 2019
138868home255Commercial rent relief applications open as feds encourage landlords to apply
138866home256COVID-19: B.C. park reservations surge as campgrounds reopen
138862home257B.C. residents can now reserve a provincial campsite for a stay starting June 1
138858home258Cullen commission into money laundering in British Columbia resumes today
138851home259Bike shops busier than ever, but owners worry about stock supply issues
138841home260RCMP facing ‘systemic sustainability challenges’ due to provincial policing role
138829home261One man dead after standoff with Chilliwack RCMP
138816home262B.C. employers worry about safety, cash flow, second wave in COVID-19 restart
138814home263Ex-BC Greens leader Andrew Weaver says province came close to early election
138810home264Canada’s NHL teams offer options to season-ticket holders
138800home265B.C. premier says lessons to learn from past racism during response to pandemic
138789home266Snowbirds to remain at Kamloops Airport indefinitely after fatal crash
138804home267Oak Bay man stumbles upon eagle hunting seal, grabs camera just in time
138787home26882% of all test-positive COVID-19 cases in B.C. have recovered
138751home269COVID-19: B.C. puts cap on number of vehicles at outdoor drive-in events
138780home270Magnitude-4.9 earthquake detected off west coast of Vancouver Island
138778home271Air Canada revises refund policy amid growing anger over cancelled flights
138774home272Federal parties tap wage subsidy program to avoid layoffs as donations dry up
138776home273Northern B.C. woman awarded $55K in RCMP excessive force suit
138768home274Low profits, few customers in post-pandemic recovery says B.C. business survey
138763home275VIDEO: Boat crosses lake in Okanagan with trailer still attached
138749home276Overdose prevention services not meeting needs of inhalant drug users: Campbell River advocate
138747home277NAFTA panel upholds U.S. softwood lumber ‘injury’ complaint
138742home278PHOTOS: Hopeful service dogs get picked up by B.C. trainers drive-thru style
138740home279City of Kamloops to remove ‘COVID is a lie’ posters from power poles
138738home280GUEST COLUMN: B.C. COVID-19 survey brings answers closer
138733home281To shut down Snowbirds team after deadly crash would be ‘tragic:’ commander
138729home282Hope for ‘Cascadia’ tourism amid COVID-19 border restrictions
138700home283B.C. traveller fined $1,000 for not following mandatory social-isolation rules
138719home284COVID-19: Province streamlines patio applications for B.C. restaurants, wineries, pubs
138716home285UPDATED: COVID-19 deaths climb to 16 at Lower Mainland long-term care home
138712home286Island resident shares lotto win with best friend
138714home287B.C. senior caught smuggling 750 litres of liquid meth gets 3 years in U.S. prison
138710home288‘Proud to be in Canada’: Immigrant owners of vandalized Island business grateful for support
138708home289Canadian Costco shoppers now being asked to wear non-medical face masks
138706home290B.C.’s minimum wage to go up 75 cents in June
138695home291RCMP use spike belts to stop trio in crime spree spanning from Calgary to Hope
138692home292VIDEO: Brief tornado tears through Vancouver Island neighbourhood
138641home293VIDEO: WorkSafe BC increases inspections by 50% as businesses reopen
138681home294B.C. records 12 new COVID-19 cases, three more deaths
138665home295Canadians’ frustration mounts over lack of refunds for flights cancelled during pandemic
138683home296Vernon turtle survives ‘cowardly attack’
138635home297Prescribed burns on hold as B.C. prepares for COVID-19 wildfire season
138651home298Appeal granted: Jamie Bacon to be tried for murder, conspiracy in Surrey Six killings
138647home299Pacific Coastal Airlines will resume service next month
138643home2100B.C. transit agencies encourage face masks, step up sanitizing as Phase Two begins
138637home2101Grizzlies that turned up in Sayward last week on the move again
138633home2102Trudeau promises $75M more for off-reserve Indigenous services in pandemic
138559home2103‘Germ-killing robots’ to fight COVID-19 at this B.C. hospital
138628home2104COVID-19 pandemic highlights need for more public toilets, experts say
138624home2105Canadians want to play sports again but it may take time to feel comfortable: poll
138618home2106Teen with suspected gun arrested in Port Alberni
138614home2107Historic hotel and only restaurant in remote Zeballos considers shutting its doors
138610home2108RCMP on Vancouver Island warn of alleged ‘violent offender’ with 10 outstanding warrants
138529home2109Wearing non-medical masks now recommended in public: Canada’s top doctor
138612home2110Canada Post reports $153M loss in 2019 amid rising parcels competition
138608home2111Western Forest Products fined $73K for high-risk violations causing a 2015 fatal accident
138599home2112Orphaned B.C. bear cub named after Snowbirds Capt. Jenn Casey
138590home2113Policy change sparked by death of disabled B.C. woman ‘will save lives’
138580home2114CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie lays out best-case scenario for 2020 season
138571home2115B.C. work, school restart can’t be rushed, John Horgan says
138563home2116Truck destroyed in suspicious fire at Trans Mountain pipeline site near Merritt
138554home2117B.C. geothermal energy potential heats up after federal study
138547home2118‘We salute you’: Family mourns Capt. Jennifer Casey after fatal Snowbirds crash
138541home2119B.C. painted turtle the victim of ‘cowardly attack’
138536home2120‘Go home’: Alberta-registered vehicles vandalized in B.C. border town amid COVID-19
138527home2121‘It’s amazing’: Fred Fox blown away as Terry Fox shoes, T-shirt sells out in minutes
138525home2122Trudeau unveils forgivable loans for landlords in small business rent relief program
138523home2123Feds to seek equity or cash from companies applying for new COVID-19 loan program
138519home2124Annual inflation rate turned negative in April, Statistics Canada reports
138517home2125Regions within each province should reopen on their own timelines, poll suggests
138512home2126VIDEO: Police give B.C. bear bandit the boot
138437home2127Canada–U.S. border to stay closed to non-essential travel until June 21: Trudeau
138485home2128Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend
138483home2129Feds expand criteria for emergency loans to include family businesses, contractors
138493home2130Abbotsford woman with developmental disabilities shot with paintball, sparking police probe
138480home2131‘Pandemic pay’ to give temporary wage top-up to 250,000 B.C. front-line workers
138465home2132PHOTOS: Hungry hawk versus reluctant rattler showdown recorded by B.C. photographer
138463home2133B.C. mom gets time served for $400K college admissions bribe
138461home2134Petition urges City of Kamloops to rename road after victim in Snowbirds crash
138459home2135Impaired driving complaint leads RCMP to over $20K in cash, evidence of drug trafficking
138453home2136260,000 B.C. residents take COVID-19 risk survey in first week
138451home2137Injured pelican found near death in B.C. heads to Williams Lake after rehab
138449home2138Police swoop down on man who couldn’t wait to get home to admire his new BB gun
138439home2139Facebook hit with $9M penalty for making ‘false, misleading’ privacy claims: watchdog
138411home2140B.C. sees 2 deaths, 16 new COVID-19 cases over May long weekend on eve of phase two
138345home2141COVID-19: B.C. restaurants can host dine-in guests again, but what will that look like?
138429home2142Former Snowbird leader mourns jet crash victim
138435home2143VIDEO: B.C. Taekwondo school hosts virtual sparring match
138404home2144VIDEO: Car collectors come out in droves for drive through Fort Langley
138392home2145Fashionable face masks mark new trend: Canadian designers go bold in mask style
138384home2146Socially distant first aid and other COVID-19 challenges
138337home2147PHOTOS: Snowbirds fly over parts of B.C.
138328home2148PHOTOS: 101-year-old B.C. veteran completes 101 laps, raises nearly $150,000 for charity
138317home2149BC Conservation Officers to patrol recreation sites over long weekend
138311home2150Man dies in Jeep crash on backroad south of Nanaimo
138305home2151‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school
138299home2152Island city converting unused BMX track into temporary homeless campsite
138293home2153COVID-19: One in five non-profits in B.C. at risk of closing
138286home2154Steelworkers, Mosaic strike deal they hope can kickstart idled Vancouver Island logging operations
138282home2155Man who tortured and killed Vancouver Island teen in 2010 denied full parole
138271home2156VIDEO: Film historian finds rare footage from 1926, showcasing remote Northern Vancouver Island life
138255home2157COVID-19: Superbugs are keeping microbiologists up at night
138243home2158Courtenay centenarian celebrates day with friends, family and a flypast
138236home2159Wet’suwet’en land title disputes an ‘internal issue,’ B.C. minister says
138234home2160Man arrested after nurse assaulted at Kelowna hospital’s COVID-19 screening desk
138209home2161COVID-19: The Bay set to reopen B.C. stores
138197home2162Tofino Bus Service wants to cancel service to the north island
138195home2163Mali, the grizzly shot after an epic relocation, to be buried today on First Nation’s land
138191home2164Canada’s top court dismisses company’s appeal on rejection of northern B.C. mining project
138189home2165ICBC saves on crashes, but investments down due to COVID-19
138187home2166Elected Wet’suwet’en chief blasts closed-door land title deal
139033entertainment1Murray Hatfield and Teresa present evening of magic and comedy streaming live May 29
138916entertainment2Chemainus family pledges $50,000 to Chemainus Theatre Crisis Relief Fund
138622entertainment3Canadian stars to appear in ‘Unsinkable Youth’ to support Kids Help Phone
138723entertainment4Cowichan Calligraphers mark 25 years of love of letters
138305entertainment5‘Don’t expect justice or fairness’: B.C. author wins prize for book on sexism in military school
138245entertainment6‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm gives a shout out to B.C. city in very Canadian video
139061trending-now1VIDEO: Bear catches ‘rascally rabbit’ for breakfast near Whistler bus stop
139035trending-now2JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online
139031trending-now3VIDEO: Trudeau, Atwood say ‘happy birthday’ to wildlife artist Robert Bateman
138804trending-now4Oak Bay man stumbles upon eagle hunting seal, grabs camera just in time
138765trending-now5How do we evaluate risk? The psychological process of making decisions in a pandemic
138763trending-now6VIDEO: Boat crosses lake in Okanagan with trailer still attached
138742trending-now7PHOTOS: Hopeful service dogs get picked up by B.C. trainers drive-thru style
138616trending-now8A perfect fit? Customers need to navigate new norms in clothing stores
138599trending-now9Orphaned B.C. bear cub named after Snowbirds Capt. Jenn Casey
138474trending-now10Heinz releases ‘ridiculously slow, all-red’ ketchup puzzle in Food Banks Canada fundraiser
138465trending-now11PHOTOS: Hungry hawk versus reluctant rattler showdown recorded by B.C. photographer
138392trending-now12Fashionable face masks mark new trend: Canadian designers go bold in mask style
138337trending-now13PHOTOS: Snowbirds fly over parts of B.C.
138217trending-now14Lockdown: Eerie footage of empty Kelowna streets captured by videographer
138795community2QUIZ: Crowds and solitude
138756community3Victoria bartender mixes new program to keep cocktail culture alive
138845community4Cowichan residents invited to join Walk for Alzheimer’s online
138404community5VIDEO: Car collectors come out in droves for drive through Fort Langley
138342community6QUIZ: Exploring gardens
139101letters1Furstenau’s ideas big, costly, unrealistic
139099letters2Why are we spending money on Station Street park?
139008letters3York Road not the place for new Wellness Centre
139004letters4Plenty of camaraderie in real estate
139002letters5A thank you
138971letters6Natural gas good for the environment
138964letters7Socialism leads to disaster
138895letters8Will 2020 be the year the “tin foil hats” are vindicated?
138893letters9Why don’t we have curbside glass recycling?
138891letters10Time to thank veterans by abiding by COVID-19 rules
138889letters11Pain clinic rigamarole too much
138887letters12Mayor and council should provide phone numbers for upset citizens
138885letters13Societies with great wealth inequality inevitably fail
138659letters14Action taken on COVID-19 questionable
138657letters15Socialism is almost the same as communism; both are bad
138653letters16Gun issue complex
138588letters17Don’t make roads any more hazardous for tractors
138586letters18‘Green’ energy production toxic
138582letters19New scam email going around
138578letters20Homeless tent camp at Fuller Lake inevitable disaster
138595letters21U.S. gun culture infecting Canada
138592letters22Misinformation and conspiracy theories abound
138573letters23E&N rail line a valuable asset
138569letters24Don’t clear your own restaurant table
138606letters25Change in mask information suspiciou
138567letters26Environmentalists have heads stuck in sand
138495letters27‘Cutthroat’ has no place in real estate
138491letters28Capitalism, communism both produced elite at the top
138472letters29Consultation about forests: we don’t take the math exam before we learn to add and subtract
138441letters30LETTER: KSM mine underwent ‘comprehensive, transparent peer-reviewed environmental assessment’
138225letters31ICF has had long enough
138223letters32Old normal was failing the planet
138221letters33Let’s move forward, not go back
138215letters34Let’s rebuild a stronger B.C.
138207letters35People want to drive their own cars
138205letters36Pot calling the kettle black
139088video1B.C. legislature coming back June 22 as COVID-19 emergency hits record
139061video2VIDEO: Bear catches ‘rascally rabbit’ for breakfast near Whistler bus stop
139043video3BC Ferries losing up to $1.5 million each day as pandemic tanks ridership
139020video4B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for the first time in weeks
138951video5Dr. Bonnie Henry given new name in B.C. First Nation ceremony: ‘one who is calm among us’
138901video6Dr. Henry ‘encouraged’ as B.C. records two days of single-digit COVID-19 case increases
138943photo-galleries1WHO warns that 1st wave of pandemic not over, dampens hopes
138804photo-galleries2Oak Bay man stumbles upon eagle hunting seal, grabs camera just in time
138742photo-galleries3PHOTOS: Hopeful service dogs get picked up by B.C. trainers drive-thru style
138372social-matters2Groundbreaking clinical trial saves B.C. woman’s life
113271sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
119977federal-election1Voter’s Guide for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford
119963federal-election2VIDEO: Climate change, veterans, tax cuts: it was all there at Lake Cowichan all-candidates debate
136704travel1Discover Duncan