News

Use of force deemed justifiable in arrest of suspect after snowy chase in Nanaimo

Independent Investigation Office of B.C. reports on incident from late last winter

  • Nov 14, 2019

SilverStar to open Nordic trails this weekend

25 km of groomed trails are ready to explore by cross-country skiers

  • Nov 14, 2019

Supreme Court sides with Canadian naturopath in manslaughter, negligence case

84-year-old patient died due to contamination of a vial used during the nutrient injection

  • Nov 14, 2019

Radon levels in new Salmon Arm home a concern

Real-time monitoring shows radon concentration just within federally accepted guideline

The Great Nanaimo Toy Drive launches 37th year collecting presents for kids

Toy drive makes sure children in Nanaimo's less fortunate families have presents Christmas morning

City of Quesnel hosting open house at new Forestry Innovation Centre

The new centre will be open Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Nov 14, 2019

Fines bring an end to Tofino’s controversial Poole’s Land community

Michael Poole is selling the roughly 20-acre property.

Kelowna rental rates least expensive among major B.C. cities

The average monthly rent for a one-bedroom unit in Kelowna is $1,233

  • Nov 14, 2019

Cariboo-Prince George MP full of gratitude as he’s sworn in for second term

Todd Doherty is eager to get back to work and help families affected by forestry downturn

  • Nov 14, 2019

City receives annual drinking water quality report

Each year, Kimberley City Council receives an annual report on the quality of Kimberley's source drinking water in Mark and Matthew creeks. Council received the 2018 report at their regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Leftover campaign signs frustrate residents

Social media users have vented frustration over reports that some campaign signs left over from the Oct. 21 federal election are scattered in ditches on the Southside.

  • Nov 13, 2019

Comox Valley Farmers’ Market feeling squeezed for space

The Comox Valley Farmers' Market is feeling the squeeze at the Exhibition Grounds.

Animal shelter seeks foster homes

NWAS needs help particularly with mother cats and their kittens

Former Cloverdale youth pastor guilty of one count of sexual assault

Judge cites reasonable doubt in finding Samuel Emerson not guilty of majority of charges

Provincial funding allows Greater Victoria immigrants, refugees better access to counselling services

The Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees was a recipient of new funds

  • Nov 13, 2019

Cloudy with a chance a rain ahead for Wednesday

Plus a look ahead at the weekend

  • Nov 13, 2019

Public invited to learn about new Grand Forks floodplain maps

The City will be hosting a forum on Nov. 18 at Grand Forks Secondary School

  • Nov 13, 2019

Organic waste program in Kelowna remains in the dump

Okanagan resident says it's time for Kelowna to implement a residential food waste program

  • Nov 13, 2019

Truck donation paves way for valley-wide emergency services

On November 6, the City of Fernie and Fernie Fire Fire Department received the donation of a truck from TransCanada Energy, which will be used to tow the Elk Valley Emergency Social Services trailer.

Sooke not ready for major disaster: official

Popular wisdom is you should be ready to support yourself for 72 hours

  • Nov 13, 2019