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Stats Can Reports Tenants Continue Paying Over a Third of Income for Rent While Home Ownership Drops

As rents continue to increase, a large proportion of British Columbians are still spending more than a third of their income on shelter. The latest...

Nursing shortages plaguing North Island communities

Island Health says challenges with the pandemic and low nursing staff have contributed to temporary emergency department closures on Vancouver Island. Central and North Island...

4.6 magnitude earthquake recorded off Vancouver Island’s west coast

There’s no risk of a tsunami after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded off Vancouver Island. Earthquakes Canada says the earthquake happened at around 12:39...

Campfires to be Banned as of Noon on Thursday

The Coastal Fire Centre is planning to implement a ban on campfires that will come into effect at noon Thursday to help reduce the...

Overnight closures on Highway 4 to begin this week

The Kennedy Hill section of Highway 4 will be closed for three consecutive nights for further construction upgrades. The province says the closures will happen...

Recent bear attack prompts warnings from WildSafeBC

Following a black bear attack in Powell River, WildSafeBC is reminding everyone that simple precautions can go a long way to preventing a bear...

Island adventure store manager explains AR-15 costs

Proposed prices for the federal government’s AR-15 buyback program are now released, but an island adventure shop says the proposed price might not be...

High fire risk warning from the Coastal Fire Centre

With most of the coast now at a high fire risk and with a busy long weekend ahead, the Coastal Fire Centre is asking...

Pacific Rim National Park named second “most epic” camping destination

Epic camping can be found in a Vancouver Island national park, according to Scouts Canada. A survey done by Scouts Canada asked its 46,704 members...
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