Giving the gift of life

Maryann Rumney has given her aunt, Wendy Rasmussen, the gift of life with a living donor liver transplant. Now she is raising the profile of living organ donation during National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week. - WAWMEESH G. HAMILTON/Alberni Valley News
  • posted Apr 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Alberni resident Maryann Rumney wants people to know that you don’t have to wait until after you’re dead to donate an organ to save someone

News

6.7 quake rattles off Vancouver Island

  • posted Apr 23, 2014at 10:00 PM

6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected

News

1.4 million flu shots a B.C. record

  • posted Apr 23, 2014at 1:00 PM

The return of H1N1 and some severe cases involving younger people prompted a big increase in seasonal influenza vaccinations

National News

B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot

  • posted Apr 22, 2014at 10:00 PM

B.C. producer recalls batch of medicinal pot after Health Canada inspection

Opinion

'The Greatest Threat to the B.C. Environment in our Lifetime'

  • posted Apr 22, 2014at 3:00 PM

Black Press chairman David Black talks about why he wants to build a refinery in Kitimat, and why oil bitumen cannot be exported to Asia.

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