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Armstrong group calls on council to spare local golf course from housing development

The Armstrong Green Space Society was formed in 2019 after word of the development surfaced

  • Nov 28, 2020

Maple Ridge council considers budget with 3.6% property tax increase

Councillors trying to bring down tax hike during pandemic

‘We need to be empathetic’; Kelowna support worker speaks out after disabled individual denied haircut

Individual with severe autism denied service at a Kelowna hair salon for not wearing mask

  • Nov 28, 2020

West Kelowna cab driver under investigation after altercation over his lack of mask

Passenger alleges cab driver became confrontational when asked about wearing mask

  • Nov 28, 2020

City of Williams Lake asked for land to house a camp for homeless

It would be a temporary solution, said Judy Ventry

Regional District of Nanaimo directors getting started on budgeting decisions

Proposed tax requisitions for 2021 range from 7.3-per cent increase to 2.2-per cent decrease

  • Nov 28, 2020

Small plane crash in Comox Valley waters Saturday afternoon

Two rescued from plane that had flipped in water; no serious injuries reported

  • Nov 28, 2020

Port Alberni city council to discuss Harbourview Apartments in-camera

Owner of the property failed to meet Nov. 12 deadline

Court strikes down consecutive life sentences; mosque shooter has prison term cut

The decision was appealed by both the defence and the Crown

  • Nov 27, 2020

Cadieux, Halford sworn in as BC Liberal MLAs for Surrey South and Surrey-White Rock

Ceremony took place virtually this year, in keeping with COVID-19 restrictions

  • Nov 27, 2020

VIDEO: More than 60 cm of snowfall in Chilcotin since Thursday, Nov. 26

Graham West of Ulkatcho First Nation captures the scene on video

  • Nov 27, 2020

Fourth annual toy drive fundraiser underway

The Bargain! Shop is looking to raise $5,000 locally

  • Nov 27, 2020

Development remains consistent in lead up to official community plan process

Pandemic or no pandemic, Ladysmith is growing. New developments have sprung up in recent years, and more development will be needed to meet the demands of a growing population. And that challenge of growth is something that the Town of Ladysmith is taking seriously.

  • Nov 27, 2020

Summit access opens in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park

Victoria maintains some road closures in park as part of COVID traffic plan

B.C. contributes $650,000 to Comox Valley restoration project

An abandoned sawmill site at the edge of the K'omoks estuary will be restored to its natural state following $650,000 in additional bridge funding from the B.C. government.

  • Nov 27, 2020

SFU’s Surrey campus tackling COVID-19-related research

'We can learn now,' SFU president Joy Johnson said, 'so should something like this happen again we'll be prepared. We have to learn from this current pandemic'

  • Nov 27, 2020

What were the 2019 wages for RDBN employees?

The 2019 Schedule of Employee Remuneration and Expenses report is out

  • Nov 27, 2020

Victoria police looking for high-risk missing man

Brody Greer, 33, last seen by police Nov. 5

  • Nov 27, 2020