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124372news1Island woman on fence about vaccine prompted by brother’s death
124370news3RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
124367news4VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
124365news5B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
124362news6‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
124360news7Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
124358news8‘Quite fitting.’ Prince Philip’s funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada
124356news10Port Alberni stabbing suspect arrested in Nanaimo
124352news11John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
124349news12New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
124343news13GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died in Victoria Hotel Zed pool
124335news14Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
124331news15Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
124329news16Family fights killer’s release from Vancouver Island prison
124327news17B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
124323news18Lethbridge doctor becomes 7th Alberta health-care worker to die from COVID-19
124321news19Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
124319news20‘Be prepared and not scared:’ Iqaluit locks down after reporting first COVID-19 case
124317news21P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
124311news22Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
124309news23‘Nothing to be envious about:’ Experts caution against following U.S. lead on COVID
124313news24Fort Langley rainbow crosswalk covered up for filming of Sonic the Hedgehog sequel
124307news25Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals
124315news26Port Alberni postpones organics collection to September 2021
124303news27NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar
124301news28Ottawa’s COVID-19 vaccine point man aims to ensure more predictability for shipments
124299news29Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
124288news30Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
124286news31Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
124284news32COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
124282news33B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
124280news34Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
124275news35B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
124271news36Five 10-hour closures coming to Hwy. 4 between Port Alberni and Tofino-Ucluelet
124268news37Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
124263news38Multiple ‘mini explosions’ reported as 4 departments battle blaze near Qualicum Beach
124261news39Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
124258news40Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
124251news418 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
124249news42Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
124247news43‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
124241news45Sooke man dies when car slams into tree
124239news46Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
124237news47COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
124233news48Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
124231news49B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
124229news50Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
124227news51Canadian home sales up 76% year-over-year, set new March record: CREA
124214news52Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply on 5th anniversary of overdose emergency declaration
124212news53Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
124210news54B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
124208news55Italian-Canadians to get formal apology for treatment during Second World War
124206news56B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
124224news57New plan recognizes industrial strengths of Alberni Valley airport
124204news58‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
124202news59CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
124200news60Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
124196news61Women still underrepresented in boardrooms despite ‘comply-or-explain’ rule: study
124194news62Biden’s planned U.S. pullout from Afghanistan to use Sept. 11 anniversary as deadline
124192news63Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
124190news64Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
124182news65Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
124178news66Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
124176news67New pathway to residency for 90,000 essential workers and graduates: Mendicino
124168news68Air Canada’s government aid deal needs stricter terms, passenger advocate says
124162news69‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
124170news70McLean Mill application breaks new ground for ALC
124157news71Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
124150news72VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
124144news73B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
124142news74VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
124106news75B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
124133news76Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
124129news77Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
124125news78Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
124123news79EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
124120news80Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison: AP source
124137news81Coulson Aviation’s newest helitanker takes flight
124118news82Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
124104news83Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
124099news84Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
124108news85B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
124096news86Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
124097news87B.C. sees 873 more COVID-19 cases Tuesday, decline continues
124092news88Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
124094news8916-year-old Nanaimo boy missing, may have gone to Port Alberni
124090news90B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
124086news91B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
124072news92B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
124068news93Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
124066news94Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall
124064news95100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
124062news96PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
124060news97Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
124058news98Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
124056news991 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
124052news100Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
124050news101B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
124048news102Prince Philip shaped, and was shaped by, a century of tumult
124046news103Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
124044news104RCMP under scrutiny one year after mass killing that left 22 dead in Nova Scotia
124042news105U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over blood clot reports
124040news106Air Canada refunds en route after $5.9B deal for federal government aid
124038news107Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
124035news108Hupacasath First Nation chooses new chief councillor, council
124109news109City of Port Alberni on way to dubious pedestrian safety record
124033news110Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
124031news111B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
124029news112B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
124027news113Let users carry certain amounts of drugs without criminal sanctions: Vancouver mayor
124022news114B.C. NDP promises more health care spending, business support in 2021 budget
124024news115Police report multiple victims in Tennessee school shooting
124020news116Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
124018news117Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
124010news118Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
124008news119Fire knocked down at Wintergreen Apartments trailer
124005news120Courtenay-Alberni MP outlines priorities for federal budget
123999news121Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
123994news122Canadian court rejects appeal by Google Canada in long-running patent case
123997news123O’Toole to vote against Conservative MP’s private bill on ‘sex-selective abortion’
123990news124Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
124001news125Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
123988news126B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
123986news127For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
123972news128UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
123970news129Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs gets transplant
123968news130Canada set to receive 1M Pfizer-BioNTech doses, Moderna playing catch-up
123966news131VIDEO: Hundreds defy Montreal’s 8 p.m. curfew in violent, destructive protest
123947news132Trudeau winds up Liberal convention with election campaign-style speech
123984news133Singh seeks to rally New Democrats as testy policy convention wraps up
123945news134Erin O’Toole says ‘I didn’t hide who I was’ running for Conservative leader
123943news135Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
123941news136Canada nearing peak of next wave of COVID-19, Tam says as Ontario sets case record
123939news137UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
123937news138Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
123935news1393 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
123933news140Increased office vacancies offer chance for growing companies to expand
123931news141Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
123928news142The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers
123922news143Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
123926news144Teens need coping skills to deal with anger during pandemic: doctor
123909news145Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers
123898news146Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
123896news147B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
123893news148Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
123891news1491 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store
123889news150NDP convention targets inequality, as contentious planks threaten to steal spotlight
123885news151Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
123883news152‘He has been my strength all these years,’ Queen said about Prince Philip
123881news153Liberals approve basic income, pharmacare, long-term care standards at convention
123878news154Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
123874news155Countries worldwide hit new records for COVID-19 cases, deaths
123872news156Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
123866news157Flags drop, bells toll as Canadians remember special relationship with Prince Philip
123864news158Teach students coping skills to deal with anger during the pandemic: doctor
123853news159Firefighters free workers trapped in freezer, after senior plows car through B.C. Walmart wall
123851news160Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
123849news161Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
123847news1621,262 more COVID-19 infections in B.C. Friday, 9,574 active cases
123845news163Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
123843news164Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
123841news165A look at the more than 20 trips Prince Philip made to Canada
123837news166Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
123835news167Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
123831news168Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
123827news16910 people injected with expired COVID-19 vaccine at Burnaby pharmacy
123825news170Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
123823news171Explainer: What is rape culture and what does it look like in B.C.?
123815news172Rapper-actor DMX dead at 50
123809news173High-risk sex offender banned from central Island, living in Vancouver: police
123801news174WHO chief describes ‘shocking’ vaccine imbalance between nations
123795news175Ottawa mulls exempting more workers from Canada-U.S. border shutdown: Garneau
123787news176Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99
123773news177Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
123771news178Union of BC Indian Chiefs latest group to call for moratorium on B.C. mink farming
123769news179WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
123767news180Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
123765news181From now on, all COVID-19 cases in B.C. presumed to be more infectious variants: Henry
123763news182B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
123761news183Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
123757news184Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
123755news185B.C. residents age 65+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
123750news18638 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
124273news187B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
123741news188Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
123736news189Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
123731news190Vancouver Island may see snow in higher elevations Friday
123727news191Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
123723news19253% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
123719news193Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards
123721news194New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
123715news195RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
123713news196Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
123711news197B.C. teacher banned from teaching younger students after showing age-inappropriate movies
123707news198Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
123703news199B.C. bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
123695news200Alberni-Clayoquot’s COVID-19 cases increase during Island surge
123690news201Planned Pacific Rim Highway explosion deemed a success
123686news202Ucluelet woman apologizes after comparing B.C. mask mandate to residential schools
123683news203Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
123681news204B.C. has 997 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, hospitalization rises
123663news205CDC continues to warn U.S. travellers against ‘all travel to Canada’ due to COVID risk
123657news206Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
123647news207Province, feds fund full cell service along ‘Highway of Tears’ following years of advocacy
123645news208Penticton business owner apologizes for throwing poop
123635news209Keep your snow tires on until April 30: B.C. transportation ministry
123626news210Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
123622news211Social media has robbed 1 in 5 Canadians of sleep
123615news212Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
123595news213Former Islander laces up for charity run across Canada
123582news214Youth suspected in sex assault of child in Surrey
123580news215Those involved in a naked photoshoot in Dubai to be deported
123578news216B.C., Vancouver and park board reach deal to end Strathcona Park encampment
123570news217B.C.’s COVID-19 case count up to 1,068 on Tuesday
123555news218Man’s retirement plan vanishes in flames on the Crofton waterfront
123546news219Vancouver Island’s March turns out to be a lot drier than original forecasts
123544news220B.C. electric vehicle sales charge ahead in pandemic 2020
123542news221‘Never run from a coyote’: Canadians report increased sightings during pandemic
123530news222COVID-19 conspiracy theories persist by providing false sense of empowerment: experts
123525news223Most kids with serious inflammatory illness had mild COVID-19
123523news224Protesters defy court order, stage Easter weekend logging blockades near Cowichan Lake
123512news225B.C. psychologists petition government for more mental health coverage under MSP
123509news226PAW Patrol to the rescue: Dollar store helmet saves two-year-old from eagle attack
123504news227B.C. woman arrested for selling fraudulent travel vouchers
123497news228The Day They Closed The Old Mill Down in song
123464news229B.C.’s COVID-19 cases dip below 1,000 for Sunday, Monday
123454news230Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
123442news231B.C. collects thousands of contaminated aquarium moss balls
123364news232Man dead after officer-involved shooting outside home on an Alberta First Nation
123361news233California office shooting that killed 4 wasn’t random, police say
123357news234Health Canada issues recall for disposable masks containing graphene
123355news235B.C. restaurant ordered to close for defying COVID-19 orders remains open
123351news236Suspect in fatal Capitol attack suffered delusions, says U.S. official
123349news237Benefits outweigh risks for AstraZeneca despite 7 deaths, says U.K. medicine regulator
123346news238Calls to search and rescue groups surge in B.C. as COVID-19 pushes people outdoors
123342news239‘Caring for others:’ Mosque, synagogue advise Alberta church to follow COVID-19 rules
123339news240Police lieutenant tells court that kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was ‘totally unnecessary’
123311news241Smiles abound as B.C. seniors in care get to see their families again
123302news242UK regulator reports 30 clot cases linked to AstraZeneca jab
123300news243Chauvin’s trial leaves many Black viewers emotionally taxed
124354business1Analysts say new CRTC limits on Big 3 help regional carriers with growth plans
124339business2Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
124245business3U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
124131business4WestJet extends temporary suspension of international sun flights until June
124070business5B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
124054business6PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
124003business7Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
123982business8B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
123964business9Households expect return to pre-pandemic spending within a year, Bank of Canada says
123817business10Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
123813business11Corus, Hulu announce ‘breakthrough’ multi-year streaming deal
123811business12B.C. whisky-maker facing international lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
123807business13Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020
123790business14Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls: Statistics Canada
123747business15B.C. businesses hurt by COVID ‘circuit breaker’ can apply for grants up to $10K
123743business16Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
123717business17Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
123709business18Watch the details to help avoid financial headaches when filing your tax return
123705business19Canada needs to be more inclusive, fair and sustainable: RBC CEO
123670business20Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
123642business21B.C. funds 12 mass-timber research and development projects
123507business22Judge grants injunction to restock two B.C. salmon farms
124347sports1Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
124325sports2Head of Tokyo Olympics again says games will not be cancelled
124278sports3Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
124254sports4BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
124243sports5Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
124235sports6Rings on the Horizon: Tokyo Summer Olympics hit 100 days out marker
124174sports7Source: Ottawa won’t provide CFL with interest-free loan in 2021
124198sports8ALBERNI GOLF: Parhar picks up win in Partner with a Pro
123995sports9CFL continuing talks with federal government about return to field in ‘21
123976sports10Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
123954sports11BCHL: Career night for Castagna can’t lift Alberni Valley Bulldogs past Victoria
123924sports12Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
123906sports13BCHL: Pearson earns shutout in Bulldogs’ win over Cowichan Capitals
123870sports14UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
123839sports15Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
123821sports16BC Hockey League submits notice to withdraw from CJHL
123792sports17NHL grapples with vaccine inequity between U.S. and Canada
123759sports18Vancouver Islanders square off in England’s fabled Boat Race
123588sports19ALBERNI GOLF: Opening Day shines on Alberni Golf Club’s men’s club
123294sports20BCHL: Bulldogs score first but lose to Grizzlies 6-5
123799life1Secrets and Lives Interview with Marnie Naka
123600life2Secrets and Lives Interview with Chris Turyk
124265opinion1GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
124187opinion2EDITORIAL: April is World Autism Month
124155opinion3COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
124148opinion4LETTER: A Red Seal is not red tape
124127opinion5LETTER: Pay no attention to crisis letters
124116opinion6LETTER: When daffodils bloom, hope grows for people affected by cancer
124356home1Port Alberni stabbing suspect arrested in Nanaimo
124339home2Paper Excellence shuts Mackenzie pulp mill, investing in Port Alberni, Crofton
124315home3Port Alberni postpones organics collection to September 2021
124299home4Parksville-Qualicum passes Nanaimo in new COVID-19 cases
124271home5Five 10-hour closures coming to Hwy. 4 between Port Alberni and Tofino-Ucluelet
124254home6BCHL game postponed due to ‘potential positive’ COVID-19 test
124224home7New plan recognizes industrial strengths of Alberni Valley airport
124220home8ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artist shares watercolour images of the coast
124198home9ALBERNI GOLF: Parhar picks up win in Partner with a Pro
124170home10McLean Mill application breaks new ground for ALC
124137home11Coulson Aviation’s newest helitanker takes flight
124109home12City of Port Alberni on way to dubious pedestrian safety record
124108home13B.C. overdose deaths still rising 5 years after public health emergency declared
124102home14PAGo Grannies promote nationwide concert for Stephen Lewis Foundation
124035home15Hupacasath First Nation chooses new chief councillor, council
124094home1616-year-old Nanaimo boy missing, may have gone to Port Alberni
124008home17Fire knocked down at Wintergreen Apartments trailer
124005home18Courtenay-Alberni MP outlines priorities for federal budget
123954home19BCHL: Career night for Castagna can’t lift Alberni Valley Bulldogs past Victoria
123920home20LOOK BACK: Great Central Lake’s sawmill
123906home21BCHL: Pearson earns shutout in Bulldogs’ win over Cowichan Capitals
123898home22Quake off Ucluelet reportedly felt as far south as Oregon
123860home23LOOK BACK: Prince Philip and his new bride visit Port Alberni
123809home24High-risk sex offender banned from central Island, living in Vancouver: police
123784home25Residential school survivor and poet to read at Electric Mermaid
123763home26B.C. sets new COVID-19 daily record with 1,293 cases Thursday
123699home27Port Alberni’s Laurel Lenormand flying high after retirement
123695home28Alberni-Clayoquot’s COVID-19 cases increase during Island surge
123690home29Planned Pacific Rim Highway explosion deemed a success
123588home30ALBERNI GOLF: Opening Day shines on Alberni Golf Club’s men’s club
123497home31The Day They Closed The Old Mill Down in song
123294home32BCHL: Bulldogs score first but lose to Grizzlies 6-5
87215bignews1ELECTION 2019: NDP’s Gord Johns re-elected in Courtenay-Alberni
124372home21Island woman on fence about vaccine prompted by brother’s death
124370home23RCMP intercept vehicle fleeing with infant taken from Kamloops hospital
124367home24VIDEO: Vancouver officer convicted of uttering threats under watchdog review again
124365home25B.C.’s COVID-19 infection rate persists, 1,005 new cases Friday
124327home26B.C. Premier John Horgan gets AstraZeneca shot, encourages others
124362home27‘A lot of instability’: B.C. restaurants in layoff limbo
109640home28Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?
124360home29Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget
124352home211John Furlong presents 2030 Winter Games vision to Vancouver Board of Trade
124349home212New campgrounds coming to B.C. parks as part of $83M provincial boost
124347home213Nanaimo Clippers COVID-19 test negative, team can practise and play
124343home214GoFundMe started in memory of 8-year-old boy who died in Victoria Hotel Zed pool
124335home215Student pilot crashes plane onto Highway 5A almost hitting school bus
124333home216Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
124331home217Road rager fails breathalyzer on busy B.C. highway in vehicle he shouldn’t be driving
124329home218Family fights killer’s release from Vancouver Island prison
124321home219Pfizer to increase vaccine deliveries in Canada as Moderna supply slashed
124317home220P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: Dr. Henry
124311home221Final witness will extend Langley child murder trial into May or June
124284home222COVID-infected students in Lower Mainland schools transmitting to 1 to 2 others: data
124288home223Police standoff at Duncan apartment ends peacefully
124282home224B.C.’s pandemic aid package passing Legion branches by
124280home225Industrial sites, pubs, restaurants driving COVID-19 spread in B.C.
124278home226Canucks’ return to ice postponed again after players voice COVID health concerns
124275home227B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects
124268home228Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder gets ‘meagre’ support compared to other conditions: B.C. report
124267home229VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
124263home230Multiple ‘mini explosions’ reported as 4 departments battle blaze near Qualicum Beach
124261home231Self-advocates ‘sad, scared, angry’ over revisions to assisted-death legislation
124258home232Lower Post residential school building to be demolished, replaced with cultural centre
124265home233GUEST COLUMN: A strategy for forests that benefits all British Columbians
124251home2348 people arrested after anti-pipeline protestors chain themselves to Vancouver buildings
124249home235Man charged in alleged high-profile Vancouver stalking case that went viral online
124247home236‘A huge source of guilt’: Creston woman shares COVID-19 impact on her mental health
124245home238U.S.-based theme park company buys Vancouver Aquarium
124243home239Island broadcasting legend Bernie Pascall named to Canadian Football Hall of Fame
124241home240Sooke man dies when car slams into tree
124239home241Man convicted of sexual offences arrested after teens followed in Victoria
124237home242COVID-19 spike in B.C. could overwhelm B.C. hospitals: modelling group
124233home243Boaters urged to use caution around hurt humpback off Vancouver
124231home244B.C. families push for changes as special committee examines provincial Police Act
124229home245Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
124214home246Rally calls for decriminalization, safe supply on 5th anniversary of overdose emergency declaration
124212home247Liberal MP caught stark naked during House of Commons video conference
124210home248B.C.’s COVID-19 case count jumps to 1,168 Wednesday, nearly 400 in hospital
124206home249B.C. blockades aimed at protecting old-growth forests reveal First Nation split
124204home250‘Racially motivated’ incidents on the rise in B.C’s 4th largest city: police
124202home251CBSA officers’ union calls for vaccine priority in B.C.
124200home252Kelowna demonstrators show support for Vancouver Island logging activists
124192home253Hul’q’umi’num street signs installed in downtown Duncan
124190home254Kelowna Mountie charged with assault for caught-on-camera violent arrest
124182home255Suspicious death along the highway in Nanaimo now being investigated as a homicide
124180home256VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
124178home257Health Canada releases guidelines for reducing COVID-19 transmission at home
124086home258B.C. martial arts gym refusing patrons who have been vaccinated, wear masks
124162home259‘I don’t run and I don’t hide’: Cariboo MP says RCMP probing threats made against family
124133home260Calls for government transparency in COVID data continue as B.C.’s 3rd wave wears on
124159home261‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
124157home262Religious B.C. man lodges human rights complaint after fired for refusing to wear a mask
124150home263VIDEO: B.C. car dealer posts clip of thieves towing a truck right off his lot
124144home264B.C. to request federal exemption for simple drug possession
124106home265B.C.’s COVID-19 indoor dining, drinking ban extending into May
124129home266Tagged grey whale off Vancouver Island given treatment after developing lesions
124125home267Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of B.C.’s overdose emergency
124123home268EXPLAINER: What’s known about COVID vaccines and rare clots
124112home269QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
124118home270Man catches fire sleeping while outdoors in downtown Courtenay
124104home271Observers ‘gutted’ as pair filmed removing red dresses hung along B.C. highway
124099home272Tougher COVID-19 restrictions in B.C., including travel, still ‘on the table’: Horgan
124096home273Violent altercation at Port Hardy trailer park sends one to hospital
124092home274Six years including time served for Nanaimo man in bludgeoning death
124090home275B.C. First Nation says logging activist interference not welcome at Fairy Creek
124079home276Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
124075home277VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
124072home278B.C. seafood company owner fined $25K for eating receipt, obstructing DFO inspection
124070home279B.C. NDP ministers defend ‘air tax,’ latest COVID-19 business aid
124068home280Getting the vaccine does not break your fast, says Muslim COVID-19 task force
124066home281Police: mental health crisis likely in car driven through Saanich Walmart wall
124064home282100+ international travellers who landed in B.C. refused to quarantine
124062home283PHAC receives first report of blood clot linked to AstraZeneca
124060home284Campbell River Gun Club range shut down after complaints of stray bullets
124058home285Pacific Rim National Park Reserve campground sees ‘unprecedented’ interest
124054home286PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard
124056home2871 in 3 young Canadians have given up on owning a home: poll
124052home288Nanaimo man sentenced for sexually abusing girl more than 40 years ago
124050home289B.C. urges people to stay in their neighbourhoods, discourages out-of-household meet-ups
124046home290Most Canadians plan to get COVID-19 vaccine, but safety fears drive hesitancy: poll
124038home291Terry Fox’s legacy of resilience resonates during COVID-19 crisis, says brother
124033home292Onlookers laugh and jeer as B.C. teen beaten, then forced to strip and walk home
124031home293B.C.’s COVID-19 case count slows after last week’s peak
124029home294B.C. municipality to take no action against councillor who posted sexist meme
124020home295Vancouver Island team helps make $368 million three-tonne cocaine seizure
124013home296Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
124010home297Washington State trio’s fisheries violations the worst veteran officer has seen in 20 years
124018home298Indoor wine tastings still allowed in B.C., not considered a ‘social gathering’
124003home299Small business struggling amid COVID-19 pandemic looks for aid in Liberals’ budget
123999home2100Intelligence committee warns China, Russia targeting Canadian COVID-19 research
123990home2101Tenants disappear in the night leaving Okanagan home trashed with junk, feces
124001home2102Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions increased slightly in 2019: report
123988home2103B.C. to register people ages 40+ for COVID-19 vaccines in April
123986home2104For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness
123982home2105B.C. NDP now wants to keep even ‘non-farmers’ on the land
123976home2106Canucks’ return to practice pushed back as player added to COVID protocol list
123972home2107UPDATE: B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccine booking back up after maintenance
123943home2108Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday
123939home2109UPDATE: RCMP investigating after child, 6, dies at motel in Duncan, B.C.
123937home2110Senior dog rescued after being stuck on Surrey cliffside for 10 days
123935home21113 banned from fishing, holding licences after overfishing violations near Vancouver Island
123931home2112Child, 12, dies after serious ski accident on Mount Seymour in North Vancouver
123922home2113Horgan’s NDP to bring in throne speech in B.C., Opposition wants coherent plan
123924home2114Vancouver Canucks scheduled to practice Sunday, resume games April 16 after COVID outbreak
123915home2115B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
123909home2116Vehicle launched into B.C. Walmart removed following rescue of trapped workers
123900home2117PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
123896home2118B.C. residents age 60+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
123893home2119Take-home COVID-19 tests available for some B.C. students who fall ill at school
123885home2120Man finds men who rescued him from drowning in B.C.’s Fraser River
123878home2121Province announces $150,000 towards South Island film studio, fulfilling B.C. NDP promise
123876home2122B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
123872home2123Canada’s ICUs see near-record of COVID-19 patients last week as variant cases double
123870home2124UVic, women’s rowing coach deny former athlete’s allegation of verbal abuse
123862home2125Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
123853home2126Firefighters free workers trapped in freezer, after senior plows car through B.C. Walmart wall
123851home2127Nanaimo RCMP trying to identify stabbing suspect who wielded rusty knife
123849home2128Leftover vaccines go into arms, not down the drain: Island Health
123845home2129Calls for stricter action in B.C. as COVID-19 variants projected to climb
123843home2130Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park
123839home2131Canucks players ‘mostly on the other side’ of COVID outbreak: general manager
123837home2132Man shot in Vancouver while sitting in a parked car: police
123835home2133Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns
123831home2134Cariboo teacher charged in child exploitation case
123827home213510 people injected with expired COVID-19 vaccine at Burnaby pharmacy
123825home2136Liquor servers, caretakers boosted to B.C.’s $15.20/hour minimum wage
123823home2137Explainer: What is rape culture and what does it look like in B.C.?
123868home2138Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
123817home2139Horgan says B.C. logging licences to be bought back, redistributed
123811home2140B.C. whisky-maker facing international lawsuit over alleged misleading branding
123807home2141Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020
123805home2142St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
123795home2143Ottawa mulls exempting more workers from Canada-U.S. border shutdown: Garneau
123790home2144Economy adds 303,000 jobs in March, unemployment rate falls: Statistics Canada
123787home2145Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99
123773home2146Unique masks valued at $1,000 stolen from Chemainus Theatre Gallery
123771home2147Union of BC Indian Chiefs latest group to call for moratorium on B.C. mink farming
123769home2148WorkSafeBC can now shut down businesses due to COVID-19 transmission
123767home2149Dwelling destroyed, two taken to hospital after mid-Island blaze
123761home2150Variants of concern higher than reported, but giving precise data challenging: BCCDC
123759home2151Vancouver Islanders square off in England’s fabled Boat Race
123757home2152Cellular reception extending along Vancouver Island’s south coast
123755home2153B.C. residents age 65+ can now register to get their COVID-19 vaccine
123750home215438 ‘fearful’ dogs living in ‘filthy’ conditions seized from Kamloops-area property: BC SPCA
123743home2155Two big Vancouver Island-based firms switching to electric transport trucks
124273home2156B.C. Greens call for a ‘targeted shutdown’ strategy, more COVID data as cases remain high
123741home2157Nearly 600 COVID-19 fines already issued by B.C. RCMP in 2021
123739home2158VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
123736home2159Man who took wild bear cubs to a Grand Forks motel may face charges
123731home2160Vancouver Island may see snow in higher elevations Friday
123727home2161Experts say COVID variants likely make up 40% of B.C.’s cases, double what officials have disclosed
123723home216253% of Canadians teetering the brink of insolvency: survey
123719home2163Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards
123721home2164New conservancy protects sacred Tahltan land in northwest B.C.
123717home2165Hot U.S. lumber market good for trade talks: Canadian ambassador
123715home2166RCMP investigating suspicious death along Nanaimo Parkway
123713home2167Parents alerted after young Esquimalt boy attacked on way to school
123711home2168B.C. teacher banned from teaching younger students after showing age-inappropriate movies
123709home2169Watch the details to help avoid financial headaches when filing your tax return
123707home2170Friends of Rails to Trails pleads for support to transform Island’s dormant rail line
123703home2171B.C. bee supply threatened this year by wasps, COVID
123686home2172Ucluelet woman apologizes after comparing B.C. mask mandate to residential schools
123683home2173Conservative leader tells Island’s business community his party should lead COVID recovery
123681home2174B.C. has 997 more COVID-19 cases Wednesday, hospitalization rises
123670home2175Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores
123666home2176Abbotsford skydiver recounts heartfelt moment with 1st time jumper
123663home2177CDC continues to warn U.S. travellers against ‘all travel to Canada’ due to COVID risk
123659home2178B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
123657home2179Grandfather among two killed in Highway 1 crash east of Sicamous
123647home2180Province, feds fund full cell service along ‘Highway of Tears’ following years of advocacy
123645home2181Penticton business owner apologizes for throwing poop
123642home2182B.C. funds 12 mass-timber research and development projects
123635home2183Keep your snow tires on until April 30: B.C. transportation ministry
123626home2184Woman charged with attempted murder in Castlegar teen stabbing incident
123622home2185Social media has robbed 1 in 5 Canadians of sleep
123615home2186Unpaid caregivers in Canada feeling more burned out than ever: New report
123595home2187Former Islander laces up for charity run across Canada
123582home2188Youth suspected in sex assault of child in Surrey
123578home2189B.C., Vancouver and park board reach deal to end Strathcona Park encampment
123555home2190Man’s retirement plan vanishes in flames on the Crofton waterfront
123546home2191Vancouver Island’s March turns out to be a lot drier than original forecasts
123544home2192B.C. electric vehicle sales charge ahead in pandemic 2020
123542home2193‘Never run from a coyote’: Canadians report increased sightings during pandemic
123523home2194Protesters defy court order, stage Easter weekend logging blockades near Cowichan Lake
123512home2195B.C. psychologists petition government for more mental health coverage under MSP
123509home2196PAW Patrol to the rescue: Dollar store helmet saves two-year-old from eagle attack
123507home2197Judge grants injunction to restock two B.C. salmon farms
123504home2198B.C. woman arrested for selling fraudulent travel vouchers
123464home2199B.C.’s COVID-19 cases dip below 1,000 for Sunday, Monday
123454home2200Online COVID-19 vaccine booking opens B.C.-wide Tuesday morning
123442home2201B.C. collects thousands of contaminated aquarium moss balls
123357home2202Health Canada issues recall for disposable masks containing graphene
123355home2203B.C. restaurant ordered to close for defying COVID-19 orders remains open
123346home2204Calls to search and rescue groups surge in B.C. as COVID-19 pushes people outdoors
123311home2205Smiles abound as B.C. seniors in care get to see their families again
124180entertainment1VIDEO: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation brothers produce COVID-19 healing song
124172entertainment2Juno Awards postpone 50th anniversary show date to June 6 amid COVID-19 pandemic
124220entertainment3ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni artist shares watercolour images of the coast
124159entertainment4‘Green and Blue’: B.C. country musician releases tribute song for front-line workers
123739entertainment5VIDEO: B.C. singer hits world’s lowest female note after ‘ridiculous’ ordeal to set record
123659entertainment6B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events
123784entertainment7Residential school survivor and poet to read at Electric Mermaid
123366entertainment8Fighting human trafficking ‘more urgent’ amid pandemic, says Canadian country star Paul Brandt
124345trending-now1VIDEO: B.C. lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
124333trending-now2Lizard fails to survive surgery, GoFundMe dollars help Langley family offset medical bills
124305trending-now3Google Earth adds time-lapse video to depict climate change
124267trending-now4VIDEO: Motorist takes a drive along Vancouver seawall
124164trending-now5Abbotsford woman receives more than 600 cards from public for 100th birthday
124112trending-now6QUIZ: How much do you know about the world’s most famous shipwreck?
124079trending-now7Langley lizard’s owners raise funds for gynecological surgery
124075trending-now8VIDEO: Sea lion randomly spotted on remote B.C. logging road
124013trending-now9Chainsaw and friends near the beach thrill orca watchers in Lantzville
123915trending-now10B.C. family looking for puppy with limb difference, just like 2-year-old Ivy
123900trending-now11PHOTOS: Out-of-town divers remove 100s of pounds of trash from Cultus Lake
123876trending-now12B.C. Mountie handing out toy cars to light up children’s faces
123862trending-now13Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of April 11 to 17
123868trending-now14Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women
123805trending-now15St. John Ambulance providing ‘pawsitive’ support with virtual therapy dog event
123666trending-now16Abbotsford skydiver recounts heartfelt moment with 1st time jumper
124102community1PAGo Grannies promote nationwide concert for Stephen Lewis Foundation
123961community2Black Press Media introduces one of Western Canada’s best real estate platforms helping home buyers Find. Love. Live. that new home
123860community3LOOK BACK: Prince Philip and his new bride visit Port Alberni
123920community4LOOK BACK: Great Central Lake’s sawmill
123699community5Port Alberni’s Laurel Lenormand flying high after retirement
123958marketplace1Working towards a better solution with Therapeutic Recovery Models
124155letters1COLUMN: Island Health solemnly reflects upon the fifth anniversary of opioid crisis
124148letters2LETTER: A Red Seal is not red tape
124127letters3LETTER: Pay no attention to crisis letters
124116letters4LETTER: When daffodils bloom, hope grows for people affected by cancer
124345video1VIDEO: B.C. lake stocked with hatchery trout to delight of a seniors fishing club
124286video2Top doctor warns B.C.’s daily cases could reach 3,000 as COVID hospitalizations surge
124142video3VIDEO: ‘Extremely, extremely rare’ blood clots ‘may be linked’ to AstraZeneca, Health Canada says
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100692travel1Discover Alberni Valley
124054podcasts1PODCAST: COVID-19 pandemic hits Island’s food service industry hard