News

Nanaimo RCMP looking for man suspected of $25,000 credit fraud

Police allege suspect racked up debt under another person's name

  • Jan 22, 2020

Changes to Kootenay Lake terminals underway

Progress is reported on new vessel, dredging, and terminal changes

  • Jan 22, 2020

Sooke homeowners face 6.58% tax hike

District councillors unveil their 2020 budget today

  • Jan 22, 2020

Advocates call hospital parking fees a ‘shakedown’ after learning most Island tickets are waived

Victoria General and Royal Jubilee hospitals among the most ticketed on the Island

  • Jan 22, 2020

UPDATED: 12 Wet’suwet’en supporters arrested by VicPD

Protesters rallied against Coastal GasLink pipeline

  • Jan 22, 2020

Victoria council keeps its catered lunches at more than $10,000 per year

Two councillors tried to eliminate the expense, with widespread rejection

  • Jan 22, 2020

South Cariboo entrepreneur a Small Bussiness Award finalist

Alaina Lipsett is a finalist in the Best Youth Entrepreneur category

U.S. lawyer charged with allegedly smuggling restricted firearms across Osoyoos border

Shawn Jensen allegedly smuggled AR-15, Ruger .22 over U.S./Canada border, with no licence.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Ralston to take over as Energy Minister in B.C. cabinet shuffle

Premier John Horgan has made three major changes to his cabinet

  • Jan 22, 2020

Burns Lake splash park one step closer to reality

Outdoor ice rink currently not included in the project

  • Jan 22, 2020

Council approves additional municipal RCMP officer

The new position brings the total number of municipal members to 10 and will cost $140,000 per year

  • Jan 22, 2020

Local residents looking to climb Mount Kilimanjaro apply for Holman Prize

'We are going to do our best to get ourselves to that mountain and get up it, the best we can.'

  • Jan 22, 2020

Vehicle fire occurred outside of fire departments’ coverage areas

Neither Summerland nor Peachland detachments attended incident at Okanagan Lake Provincial Park

Pair of Haida Gwaii sailings cancelled due to windstorm

MV Kwuna will be parked due to the adverse weather

  • Jan 22, 2020

UNBC professor receives funding to research oilspill response

The $1.9 million in funding was provided by Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • Jan 22, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: Coulson Aviation C-130 crashes in Australia

Three people are confirmed dead in the crash in New South Wales

  • Jan 22, 2020

Home sales increase in Houston and Burns Lake

Sale prices also increase in the communities

Kicking Horse Update Wednesday, January 22

Kicking Horse reports 1 cm of snow in the last 24 hours.

  • Jan 22, 2020

SD52 schools using bottled water, waiting on results from copper levels in drinking water

New guidelines cut down the allowable limit for lead and copper in drinking water

  • Jan 22, 2020

Immigration program not taking away Vernon jobs

The pilot is helping employers overcome a skilled labour shortage that can't be filled solely by residents