Dashwood drone business unveils newest model, the Octocopter

!Aretas Aerial’s latest drone, the UAV Octocopter V1000, is produced in Dashwood and ready for use in a wide variety of industries. - Photo submitted by Greg Duerkson
  • posted Aug 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

Aretas started as a wireless sensor company developing web-connected and remote sensors and software


Canada Post, postal union reach tentative deals

  • posted Aug 30, 2016 at 4:00 PM

Two sides avert job action that has loomed for months


B.C. school enrolment up for second year

  • updated Aug 30, 2016 at 2:34 PM

Some urban districts struggle with overcrowding, special funds for declining rural schools, bus service to take effect


Empress Hotel workers give 72-hour strike notice

  • posted Aug 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Workers could take job action as early as Thursday -- right before the Labour Day long weekend.


Teamwork builds foundation of health

  • posted Aug 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM

New Parksville clinic brings together multidisciplinary practitioners; open house scheduled for Sept. 13

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