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More than 115 people attend UVic blood drive

Canadian Blood Services says UVic is a target location to create lifetime donors

  • Jan 22, 2019

No cash, no election sign policy pondered by B.C. city

A deposit could be required to put up election signs in 2022.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Viewing area at Sooke Potholes likely to remain closed

Officials concerned about safety following rockslide last week

Changes coming to proposed condo project near Elk Lake

Mike Geric Construction has informed neighbourhood association of possible changes

  • Jan 22, 2019

West Kelowna council tentatively sets tax hike in budget

The tentative tax hike is set at 3.9%

  • Jan 22, 2019

Your daily commute and weather forecast: Jan. 22, 2019

A bit of rain over the next couple days, then into another sunny stretch. Plenty of congestion today.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Home care complaints up 45% on Vancouver Island

Number of home care hours delivered down 6%, complaints up 45 %

  • Jan 22, 2019

Graduation rates drop in Coast Mountains School District

Lower student cohorts, increase in Evergreen certificates pointed as possible causes

  • Jan 22, 2019

Auto shop apologizes after B.C. employees disrespect memorial convoy

Mr. Lube staff members suspended after incident Sunday in Nanaimo

  • Jan 22, 2019

Signs commemorating Japanese interment in the Shuswap planned

Information on each of the five internment camps in the area will be provided at camp locations

Heavy snowfall expected for Coquihalla, Okanagan valley

Coquihalla highway, the Connector, and Highway 3, from Princeton to Allison Pass are getting snow.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Semis obstruct westbound lane of TCH near Sicamous

Traffic is moving slowly, alternating the use of the eastbound lane

District council questions the future of Hope’s tourism industry

At their Jan. 14 meeting, Council discussed the future of AdvantageHope and the MRDT in the District

  • Jan 22, 2019

Auto shop apologizes after Vancouver Island employees disrespect memorial convoy

Mr. Lube staff members suspended after incident Sunday in Nanaimo

Port Hardy RCMP request the public’s help in solving crime involving camera equipment

Please contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335 if you have any information.

Vernon City Council approves DVA request for improved bicycle infrastructure in downtown core

Requests are part of the DVA's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan to improve bicycle infrastructure and culture.

  • Jan 22, 2019

Work to expand X-Treme Skate Park in Duncan begins this week

Expansion expected to be completed in April

One-third of pregnant women think cannabis won’t harm their baby: UBC

Review of six U.S. studies found doctors didn't communicate health risks of pot use

  • Jan 22, 2019

Kelowna man charged with killing wife, daughters in court today

Progress in year old murder case is slow going

Still no bus service

Travel outside of Williams Lake continues to be a challenge for people who don't own a vehicle.