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162765news1Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Maple Bay Elementary
162759news2Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
162757news3Federal government to send health-care workers to Ontario, Trudeau says
162755news4‘It’s more than just a fish:’ Scientists worry cod will never come back in Newfoundland
162753news5Mounties get their unicorn; stolen statue of mythical beast found in Alberta field
162745news6B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
162743news7Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch
162741news8Police: FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in U.S. shooting
162739news9UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
162737news10B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
162735news11China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence
162733news12The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
162723news13VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
162721news14Doug Ford backtracks on new police COVID-19 powers amid intense backlash
162719news15Canadian doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge
162717news16Researchers say the United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency
162710news17Canada’s naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message ‘anything goes’ in politics
162708news18Flouting COVID-19 health orders off the clock could lead to workplace discipline: lawyers
162712news19Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
162705news20‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
162703news21B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
162686news22Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
162690news23Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
162694news24Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
162696news25Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million
162682news26Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
162631news27PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
162629news28B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
162627news29Groups offer more support for Canadian families of drug users who have fatally overdosed
162625news30B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
162620news31No bubble tea this spring? Canada faces boba shortage amid shipping delays
162622news32Island woman makes historic name change for truth and reconciliation
162611news33Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
162607news34RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
162604news35VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
162600news36B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
162597news37‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
162595news38Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
162593news39‘Quite fitting.’ Prince Philip’s funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada
162585news40John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
162582news41New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
162570news42GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died in Victoria Hotel Zed pool
162562news43Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
162558news44Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
162556news45Family fights killer’s release from Vancouver Island prison
162554news46B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
162546news47Lethbridge doctor becomes 7th Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19
162544news48Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
162542news49‘Be prepared and not scared:’ Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case
162540news50P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
162529news51Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
162527news52‘Nothing to be envious about:’ Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID
162531news53Fort Langley rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming of Sonic the Hedgehog sequel
162520news54Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals
162516news55NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar
162514news56Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments
162512news57Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
162499news58Standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
162497news59Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
162495news60COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
162493news61B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
162491news62Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
162489news63Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
162479news64B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
162472news65Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
162467news66Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
162464news67Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
162461news688 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
162459news69Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
162457news70‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
162447news72Sooke man dies when car slams into tree
162439news73Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
162435news74COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
162431news75Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
162429news76B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
162427news77Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
162425news78Canadian home sales up 76% year-over-year, set new March record: CREA
162416news79UPDATED: Police incident at Duncan apartment ends with applause (VIDEO)
162410news80Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply on 5th anniversary of overdose emergency declaration
162404news81Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
162402news82B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
162400news83Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War
162398news84B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
162396news85‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
162441news86Duncan’s cherry trees in full blossom
162394news87CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
162392news88Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
162390news89Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite ‘comply-or-explain’ rule: study
162388news90Biden’s planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline
162386news91Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
162609news92City of Duncan to help commercial properties increase security
162572news93Input sought on Chemainus campground ALR exclusion at public hearing
162536news94Group sets sights on tranforming old Yount school property in Youbou
162418news95Business notes: Dine & Sip Cowichan raises $10,000 for local food banks
162533news96North Cowichan to extend time line of OCP review
162421news97North Cowichan to contribute $325,000 more towards field house project
162383news98Cowichan Valley veterans remember Battle of Vimy Ridge
162377news99Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
162373news100Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
162371news101New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates: Mendicino
162365news102Air Canada’s government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says
162363news103Hul’q’umi’num signs installed in downtown Duncan
162355news104‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
162350news105Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
162343news106VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
162339news107B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
162337news108VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
162312news109B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
162335news110Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
162331news111Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
162329news112Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
162327news113EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
162324news114Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP source
162322news115Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
162310news116Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
162305news117Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
162314news118B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
162303news119B.C. sees 873 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, decline continues
162302news120Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
162300news121Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
162318news122Citizens’ group calls for action at Crofton’s Twin Gables Motel
162298news123B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
162307news124North Cowichan looking for public input on transportation
162294news125B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
162284news126B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
162280news127West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
162278news128Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
162276news129Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall
162274news130Cowichan Valley Board of Education releases annual budget survey
162272news131100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
162270news132PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
162268news133Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
162260news134Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
162258news1351 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
162254news136Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
162252news137B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
162250news138Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult
162248news139Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
162246news140RCMP under scrutiny one year after mass killing that left 22 dead in Nova Scotia
162244news141U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot reports
162242news142Air Canada refunds en route after $5.9B deal for federal government aid
162240news143Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
162238news144Cowichan Valley restaurants try to survive with new restrictions
162230news145Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
162226news146B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
162224news147Let users carry certain amounts of drugs without criminal sanctions: Vancouver mayor
162219news148B.C. NDP promises more health care spending, business support in 2021 budget
162221news149Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting
162217news150Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
162215news151Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
162205news152Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
162198news153Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
162213news154UPDATED: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Duncan’s Drinkwater, Alexander schools
162193news155Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case
162196news156O’Toole to vote against Conservative MP’s private bill on ‘sex-selective abortion’
162189news157Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
162200news158Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
162185news159B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
162187news160North Cowichan to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
162183news161For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
162173news162UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
162171news163Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs gets transplant
162169news164Canada set to receive 1M Pfizer-BioNTech doses, Moderna playing catch-up
162167news165VIDEO: Hundreds defy Montreal’s 8 p.m. curfew in violent, destructive protest
162144news166Trudeau winds up Liberal convention with election campaign-style speech
162181news167Singh seeks to rally New Democrats as testy policy convention wraps up
162142news168Erin O’Toole says ‘I didn’t hide who I was’ running for Conservative leader
162140news169Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
162138news170Canada nearing peak of next wave of COVID-19, Tam says as Ontario sets case record
162136news171RCMP investigating child’s death at Duncan’s Falcon Nest Motel
162134news172Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
162132news1733 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
162127news174RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan
162125news175Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand
162123news176Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
162120news177The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers
162112news178Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
162116news179Teens need coping skills to deal with anger during pandemic: doctor
162097news180Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers
162089news181Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
162087news182B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
162084news183Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
162082news1841 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store
162080news185NDP convention targets inequality, as contentious planks threaten to steal spotlight
162076news186Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
162074news187‘He has been my strength all these years,’ Queen said about Prince Philip
162072news188Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention
162066news189Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
162062news190Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID-19 cases, deaths
162060news191Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
162054news192Flags drop, bells toll as Canadians remember special relationship with Prince Philip
162052news193Teach students coping skills to deal with anger during the pandemic: doctor
162040news194Firefighters free workers trapped in freezer, after senior plows car through B.C. Walmart wall
162033news195Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
162031news196Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
162029news1971,262 more COVID-19 infections in B.C. Friday, 9,574 active cases
162025news198Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
162023news199Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
162021news200A look at the more than 20 trips Prince Philip made to Canada
162017news201Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
162015news202Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
162008news203Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
162002news204Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
161994news205Rapper-actor DMX dead at 50
161945news206Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
161937news207WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
161933news208Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
161927news209B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
161925news210Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
161923news211Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
161916news21238 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
162475news213B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
161907news214Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
161899news215Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
161892news216Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
161888news21753% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
161886news218New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
161878news219RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
161876news220Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
161870news221Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
161866news222B.C. bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
161852news223Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
162152news224CVRD looks to upgrade emergency communications with grant
162131news225Town of Lake Cowichan looking to form tourism and housing committees
162236news226Duncan gets on board with transportation plan
161830news227Missing falcon returns to Cowichan’s The Raptors
161820news228Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
161786news229Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
161777news230Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
161610news231Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
162761business1One year after crude turned negative, oilpatch relishes first-quarter profit outlook
162698business2PHOTOS: B.C. carpenter builds fort inspired by TV’s ‘Treehouse Masters’
162589business3Analysts say new CRTC limits on Big 3 help regional carriers with growth plans
162566business4Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
162451business5U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
162333business6WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June
162282business7B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
162256business8PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
162202business9Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
162179business10B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
162165business11Households expect return to pre-pandemic spending within a year, Bank of Canada says
161996business12Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
161992business13Corus, Hulu announce ‘breakthrough’ multi-year streaming deal
161990business14B.C. whisky-maker facing international lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
161909business15Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
161882business16Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
161834business17Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
162763sports1Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
162727sports2Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
162618sports3Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
162580sports4Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
162548sports5Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled
162487sports6Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
162485sports7Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
162449sports8Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
162433sports9Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker
162522sports10Cowichan Capitals pick up first two wins of BCHL season
162369sports11Source: Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021
162194sports12CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in ‘21
162177sports13BCHL stays tight-lipped about reasons for leaving Canadian Junior Hockey League
162175sports14Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
162114sports15Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
162058sports16UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
162019sports17Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
161998sports18BC Hockey League submits notice to withdraw from CJHL
161978life1Secrets and Lives Interview with Marnie Naka
162602opinion1Possible to live in Cowichan with no car
162591opinion2Simplistic solution unrealistic
162587opinion3Dump your dog poop bags in your own yard
162469opinion4GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
162453opinion5Trash constant problem along Drinkwater, North
162731opinion6Drivesmart column: Parking permits for people with disabilities
162725opinion7Robert Barron column: Good work being done for the homeless
162692opinion8Mary Lowther column: Hoping for a bumper crop of strawberries
162613opinion9Sarah Simpson Column: Newton’s first law of motion
162423opinion10Editorial: Rent bank for Cowichan a wise investment
162348opinion11COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
162266opinion12Why Fish Need Water
162264opinion13More restrictions needed as COVID cases surge
162234opinion1416-year-olds don’t have the brains to vote
162232opinion15Duncan doesn’t need a transportation study
162228opinion16Rogers cell tower would be detrimental to neighbourhood
162027opinion17Cartoon foolish and offensive
161941opinion18Thanks for fire response
161939opinion19Using old hospital for seniors a good idea
161935opinion20Raze Duncan rather than Fairy Creek
162103opinion21Robert Barron column: New hospital shouldn’t charge for parking
162069opinion22Mary Lowther column: Some tips on growing asparagus
162049opinion23Sarah Simpson Column: Looking for a goat time on Good Friday
162110opinion24Drivesmart column: Rules around bicycle lanes
161815opinion25Shawnigan Lake is still being used as Victoria’s toilet bowl
161844opinion26NDP left wing radicals
161811opinion27Officials putting money ahead of COVID safety
161671opinion28Time to end wolf cull
161624opinion29Trudeau too down on Canada
161618opinion30Cancer cure rate is pretty good
161622opinion31New COVID strategy needed
162765home2Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Maple Bay Elementary
162751home3Flashback: Garbage, geography and tragedy
162731home4Drivesmart column: Parking permits for people with disabilities
162725home5Robert Barron column: Good work being done for the homeless
162692home6Mary Lowther column: Hoping for a bumper crop of strawberries
162613home7Sarah Simpson Column: Newton’s first law of motion
162609home8City of Duncan to help commercial properties increase security
162572home9Input sought on Chemainus campground ALR exclusion at public hearing
162566home10Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
162536home11Group sets sights on tranforming old Yount school property in Youbou
162533home12North Cowichan to extend time line of OCP review
162522home13Cowichan Capitals pick up first two wins of BCHL season
162499home14Standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
162512home15Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
162441home16Duncan’s cherry trees in full blossom
162423home17Editorial: Rent bank for Cowichan a wise investment
162418home18Business notes: Dine & Sip Cowichan raises $10,000 for local food banks
162421home19North Cowichan to contribute $325,000 more towards field house project
162416home20UPDATED: Police incident at Duncan apartment ends with applause (VIDEO)
162406home21A&E column: Music, art, fundraising and renowned author
162383home22Cowichan Valley veterans remember Battle of Vimy Ridge
162363home23Hul’q’umi’num signs installed in downtown Duncan
162318home24Citizens’ group calls for action at Crofton’s Twin Gables Motel
162307home25North Cowichan looking for public input on transportation
162213home26UPDATED: Possible COVID-19 exposure at Duncan’s Drinkwater, Alexander schools
162280home27West Shore RCMP arrest man after shots fired at Malahat campground
162314home28B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
162274home29Cowichan Valley Board of Education releases annual budget survey
162238home30Cowichan Valley restaurants try to survive with new restrictions
162236home31Duncan gets on board with transportation plan
162136home32RCMP investigating child’s death at Duncan’s Falcon Nest Motel
162187home33North Cowichan to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
162160home34Shawnigan Lake School poet wins top prize
162152home35CVRD looks to upgrade emergency communications with grant
162131home36Town of Lake Cowichan looking to form tourism and housing committees
162118home37Lake Flashback: Soapboxes, woodshop split, taxes down
162110home38Drivesmart column: Rules around bicycle lanes
162103home39Robert Barron column: New hospital shouldn’t charge for parking
162089home40Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
162069home41Mary Lowther column: Some tips on growing asparagus
162049home42Sarah Simpson Column: Looking for a goat time on Good Friday
161945home43Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
161931home44Get list of plants for Cairnsmore sale starting April 10
161927home45B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
162127home46RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan
161830home47Missing falcon returns to Cowichan’s The Raptors
161754home48Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
162763home21Horvat sparks Canucks to 3-2 OT win over Leafs in return from COVID outbreak
162759home22Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget
146424home23Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?
162745home24B.C. to open up COVID vaccine registration to all B.C. residents 18+ in April
162743home25Rules against RV living hard on Island residents caught in housing crunch
162739home26UPDATED: Multiple stabbings at Vancouver Island bush party
162737home27B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget
162729home28QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
162727home29Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports
162712home210Courtenay fossil hunter finds ancient turtle on local river
162690home211Trudeau announces $200K donation to Duke of Edinburgh award as Prince Philip laid to rest
162705home212‘Entire province faces risk’: B.C. citizens urged to prepare for above-average spring flooding
162703home213B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area
162686home214Symbolic red dresses rehung along B.C. highway after vandals tore them down
162684home215Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
162698home216PHOTOS: B.C. carpenter builds fort inspired by TV’s ‘Treehouse Masters’
162694home217Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries
162682home218Canada’s 2nd blood clot confirmed in Alberta after AstraZeneca vaccine
162636home219‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
162631home220PHOTOS: Prince Philip laid to rest Saturday as sombre queen sits alone
162629home221B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine ‘disappointing’
162625home222B.C. man dies in custody awaiting trial for Valentine’s Day robbery, kidnapping spree
162618home223Canucks to return to play Sunday versus Leafs after COVID-19 outbreak
162622home224Island woman makes historic name change for truth and reconciliation
162611home225Island woman on fence books vaccine due to brother’s death
162607home226RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
162604home227VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
162600home228B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
162554home229B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
162597home230‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
162595home231Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
162585home232John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
162582home233New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
162580home234Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
162570home235GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died in Victoria Hotel Zed pool
162562home236Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
162560home237Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
162558home238Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
162556home239Family fights killer’s release from Vancouver Island prison
162544home240Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
162540home241P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
162529home242Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
162495home243COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
162493home244B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
162491home245Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
162489home246Five 10-hour Pacific Rim highway closures planned in the next 6 weeks
162487home247Island BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
162485home248Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
162479home249B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
162472home250Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
162471home251VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
162467home252Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
162464home253Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
162469home254GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
162461home2558 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
162459home256Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
162457home257‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
162451home259U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
162449home260Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
162447home261Sooke man dies when car slams into tree
162439home262Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
162435home263COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
162431home264Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
162429home265B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
162427home266Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
162410home267Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply on 5th anniversary of overdose emergency declaration
162404home268Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
162402home269B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
162398home270B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
162396home271‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
162394home272CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
162392home273Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
162386home274Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
162377home275Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
162375home276VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
162373home277Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
162294home278B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
162355home279‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
162335home280Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
162352home281‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
162350home282Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
162343home283VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
162339home284B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
162312home285B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
162331home286Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
162329home287Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
162327home288EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
162315home289QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
162322home290Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
162310home291Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
162305home292Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
162302home293Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
162300home294Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
162298home295B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
162289home296Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
162287home297VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
162284home298B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
162282home299B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
162278home2100Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
162276home2101Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall
162272home2102100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
162270home2103PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
162268home2104Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
162260home2105Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
162256home2106PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
162258home21071 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
162254home2108Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
162252home2109B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
162248home2110Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
162240home2111Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
162230home2112Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
162226home2113B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
162217home2114Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
162208home2115Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
162205home2116Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
162215home2117Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
162202home2118Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
162198home2119Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
162189home2120Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
162200home2121Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
162185home2122B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
162183home2123For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
162179home2124B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
162175home2125Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
162173home2126UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
162140home2127Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
162134home2128Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
162132home21293 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
162123home2130Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
162112home2131Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
162114home2132Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
162105home2133B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
162097home2134Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers
162091home2135PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
162087home2136B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
162084home2137Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
162076home2138Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
162066home2139Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
162064home2140B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
162060home2141Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
162058home2142UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
162047home2143Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
162040home2144Firefighters free workers trapped in freezer, after senior plows car through B.C. Walmart wall
162033home2145Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
162031home2146Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
162025home2147Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
162023home2148Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
162019home2149Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
162017home2150Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
162015home2151Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
162008home2152Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
162002home2153Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
162056home2154Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
161996home2155Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
161990home2156B.C. whisky-maker facing international lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
161984home2157St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
161937home2158WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
161933home2159Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
161925home2160Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
161923home2161Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
161916home216238 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
161909home2163Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
162475home2164B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
161907home2165Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
161902home2166VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
161899home2167Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
161892home2168Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
161888home216953% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
161886home2170New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
161882home2171Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
161878home2172RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
161876home2173Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
161870home2174Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
161866home2175B.C. bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
161852home2176Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
161834home2177Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
161822home2178B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
161820home2179Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
161786home2180Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
161777home2181Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
161610home2182Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
162406entertainment2A&E column: Music, art, fundraising and renowned author
162375entertainment3VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
162367entertainment4Juno Awards postpone 50th anniversary show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic
162352entertainment5‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
161902entertainment6VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
161822entertainment7B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
161754entertainment8Peter Dinklage, Shirley MacLaine spotted filming new movie in Victoria
162729trending-now1QUIZ: How much do you really know about beer?
162684trending-now2Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 18 to 24
162636trending-now3‘We can get rid of COVID together’: B.C. kids share heartwarming advice
162578trending-now4VIDEO: B.C. lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
162560trending-now5Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
162518trending-now6Google Earth adds time-lapse video to depict climate change
162471trending-now7VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
162359trending-now8Abbotsford woman receives more than 600 cards from public for 100th birthday
162315trending-now9QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
162289trending-now10Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
162287trending-now11VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
162208trending-now12Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
162105trending-now13B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
162091trending-now14PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
162064trending-now15B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
162047trending-now16Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
162056trending-now17Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
161984trending-now18St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
162751community1Flashback: Garbage, geography and tragedy
162157community2Black Press Media introduces one of Western Canada’s best real estate platforms helping home buyers Find. Love. Live. that new home
161931community3Get list of plants for Cairnsmore sale starting April 10
162160community4Shawnigan Lake School poet wins top prize
162118community5Lake Flashback: Soapboxes, woodshop split, taxes down
162154marketplace2‘It’s a great team and a great job. I’m one of the lucky ones.”
162602letters1Possible to live in Cowichan with no car
162591letters2Simplistic solution unrealistic
162587letters3Dump your dog poop bags in your own yard
162453letters4Trash constant problem along Drinkwater, North
162348letters5COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
162266letters6Why Fish Need Water
162264letters7More restrictions needed as COVID cases surge
162234letters816-year-olds don’t have the brains to vote
162232letters9Duncan doesn’t need a transportation study
162228letters10Rogers cell tower would be detrimental to neighbourhood
162027letters11Cartoon foolish and offensive
161941letters12Thanks for fire response
161939letters13Using old hospital for seniors a good idea
161935letters14Raze Duncan rather than Fairy Creek
161815letters15Shawnigan Lake is still being used as Victoria’s toilet bowl
161811letters16Officials putting money ahead of COVID safety
161844letters17NDP left wing radicals
161671letters18Time to end wolf cull
161624letters19Trudeau too down on Canada
161618letters20Cancer cure rate is pretty good
161622letters21New COVID strategy needed
162723video1VIDEO: Dance party erupts at Vancouver’s Kitsilano Beach to the dismay of onlookers
162578video2VIDEO: B.C. lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
162162social-matters1Creating SHARP Workplaces: Addressing Workplace Sexual Harassment
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
162256podcasts1PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard