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‘Those people just come together’: Tour de Rock riders strongly impacted by communities

Despite rain on day five, riders in the Tour de Rock 2022 remain in high spirits as people in communities along the route continue...

BC Assistance for Seniors Lags Behind Other Provinces

BC's Seniors Advocate made several recommendations on Thursday aimed at helping seniors living independently make ends meet financially. Isobel Mackenzie says the province’s subsidies for its senior...

Housing inventory up, sales down last month: Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

The local housing market looked reminiscent of a summer market in pre-COVID times with higher inventory and fewer sales. The observation is from the Vancouver...

Sunken boat near Victoria ready to be removed from the water

A fishing boat that sank last month south of Victoria is now ready to be lifted out of the sea. The near 18-metre Aleutian Isle...

Daytime closures to resume on highway to west coast

Drivers heading to and from the Island’s west coast should expect delays as the Kennedy Hill construction project nears completion. The B.C. Government says the...

Holiday a missed opportunity for learning: DPAC representative

A representative of a Vancouver Island parent advisory council says he wished more planning would have been involved in declaring Monday a day of...

‘It’s a dream come true’: Island dancer wins Highland Dance world championship in Scotland

After 11 years of dancing, triumphs and numerous ups and downs, an Island dancer is now considered among the best in the world for...

Conversation, staffing needed to lower crisis calls with 988 dial code, says Crisis Line chair

With mental health crisis calls increasing, conversation and staffing are needed along with the 988 dial code to bring numbers down. The statement comes from...

BC Crisis Line Network says staffing a priority for 988 dialling code

The 988 dialling code for mental health and suicide prevention services is being welcomed by the BC Crisis Line Network, but they say staffing...

Extraction team in place to remove sunken ship off San Juan Island

Salvage of the sunken fishing vessel, the Aleutian Isle, off San Juan Island is about to begin, but the Coast Guard says conditions could...

Vancouver Island doctor says provincial funding is a step in the right direction

A Vancouver Island doctor says recently announced short-term provincial funding to help family physicians is a step in the right direction, but more training...

Island beekeeper says SFU varroa mite treatment may create a new solution

A new chemical might unlock new treatment for mites that decimate honey bee colonies at local apiaries. The discovery from Simon Fraser University (SFU) would...

TEAAM Aeromedical opens rescue centre in Campbell River

Vancouver Island industry and adventurers can benefit from a new search and rescue base located in Campbell River. Technical Evacuation Advanced Aero Medical (TEAAM) has...

Lightning sparks ‘out of control’ wildfire on Vancouver Island

Various lightning strikes over the weekend sparked multiple wildfires on Vancouver Island, including a larger fire on the north Island. Coastal Fire Centre information officer...
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