Task Force 1 prepares for Alberni exercise

!Members of Vancouver’s Heavy Urban Search and Rescue team practice manoeuvres at BC Place stadium in Vancouver. More than 70 members of this elite team will come to Port Alberni June 7–10 as part of Exercise Coastal Response, a million-dollar earthquake and tsunami disaster training.  See story and more photos on page A3. - Photo Courtesy Task Force 1
  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Vancouver’s heavy urban search and rescue team will come to the Alberni Valley for Exercise Coastal Response in June.


Mental health remains an issue in schools: VIHA

  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Mental health issues remain at the forefront in School district 70, said Vancouver Island medical health officer Dr. Paul Hasselback.


Loggers anxious to work

  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM

Franklin Division loggers have been unemployed for more than four months.


Is your community bike-friendly enough?

  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Lobby points to health, environment, traffic benefits while pushing hard for the cyclefication of Vancouver Island


Alternate route out of Alberni Valley still a possibility: McLeman

  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Delays are continuing in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District’s fight for an alternate way out of the Alberni Valley.

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Space crunch forces domestic violence shelters to turn away women: Report

  • posted Apr 28, 2016 at 5:02 PM

Women's shelters face capacity crunch: Report

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