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Sasquatch Cyclery, Sparwood’s first ever bike shop, is now open

Sparwood and Elkford residents can now have their bikes serviced and tuned in Sparwood

  • Sep 19, 2020

Suspect robs store, stabs clerk in Courtenay

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for suspect in Ryan Road incident

  • Sep 19, 2020

Strathcona Gardens main pool to re-open to some guests Sept. 21

Leisure pool, hot tub, steam rooms and waterslide remain closed

  • Sep 19, 2020

Abbotsford considers hiking development fees for new houses – and schools and churches

City considers hiking development cost charges on new institutional and agriculture buildings

Hundreds march against location of safe injection site

A Voice for Our Children opposes centre being near schools, recreation sites

Williams Lake UBCM resolution calls for higher wages for early childhood educators

A standard minimum wage of $25 an hour for early childhood educators (ECE) would help address the chronic shortage across the province, says Williams Lake city council.

Ferry riders say lower fares are what’s most needed to improve service

Provincial government announces findings of public engagement process

  • Sep 19, 2020

Stranger in truck grabs boy walking home from school in Kelowna

The 11-year-old boy escaped the incident, RCMP are investigating

  • Sep 19, 2020

Month-long water quality advisory still in effect for Rupert residents

The City of Prince Rupert recommends those with weakened immune systems boil water prior to use

  • Sep 19, 2020

Cumberland considers shift to slower speeds

Some on council prefer targeted over blanket approach

  • Sep 19, 2020

CFB Comox military police are looking for help into store theft

Police want to identify two individuals they think might have information

  • Sep 19, 2020

‘Bad blood’ over pathology issue, says Island Health medical director

Regional hospital district board pushes for pathology service in Courtenay, Campbell River

  • Sep 19, 2020

Stranger in truck grabs boy walking home from school in Kelowna

The 11-year-old boy escaped the incident, RCMP are investigating

  • Sep 19, 2020

New nurse practitioner-led medical clinic welcomes Victoria patients

Health Care on Yates expects to serve 6,800 new patients over the next three years

  • Sep 19, 2020

Temporary four-way stop added to Vernon intersection

Change at 43rd Ave. and 20th St. is designed to curb increased traffic during construction periods

  • Sep 19, 2020

Ferry riders say lower fares are what’s most needed to improve service

Provincial government announces findings of public engagement process

  • Sep 19, 2020

Hope rescue crew looking for volunteers to specialize in road rescues

Hope SAR gets 60 to 80 road calls annually, including over-embankment rescues and extrications

  • Sep 19, 2020