Ragnar Haagen

Ragnar posted 28 stories to Parksville Qualicum Beach News.
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Victoria airport named one of world’s most loved

CNN travel has included YYJ on its list of top 10 airports due to efficiency and ease of use.

  • Jul 25th, 2017 10:00am

John Horgan to meet with Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa

He will be discussing BC wildfires, softwood lumber and the ongoing opioid crisis with officials.

  • Jul 24th, 2017 2:30pm

Wildfire evacuation numbers beginning to decline

More people allowed back into their homes, but threat to leave remains high and depends on weather.

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:30pm

Premier John Horgan, NDP cabinet get down to work

NDP’s 22-member cabinet includes minister of mental health

  • Jul 18th, 2017 2:30pm

BC Ferries makes stop to help stranded boaters

This was one of five marine incidents they responded to between July 14-16.

  • Jul 14th, 2017 6:00pm

Feast of Fields coming back to Greater Victoria

The 20th annual event takes place Aug. 27 at Ravenhill Farm on the Saanich Peninsula.

  • Jul 11th, 2017 11:00am

RCMP Musical Ride to make stops in Victoria

They will be performing August 26 and 27 at Topaz Park and on the grounds of Royal Roads University.

  • Jul 10th, 2017 11:00am

Island Farms milk gets new safety seal

A large product recall at the Victoria facility has led to more stringent safety measures.

  • Jul 5th, 2017 11:30am

Ticket packs unveiled for 2019 World Junior Championships

Victoria Royals season ticket holders will get the first chance to secure their seats.

  • Jul 4th, 2017 10:30am

Victoria mother says child was burned by sunscreen

Says her son began to blister after using a spray-on sunscreen made by Banana Boat.

  • Jul 3rd, 2017 7:30am

May numbers: Four deaths per day caused by illicit drugs

The BC Coroners Service says 129 people died during the month of May, slightly down from 136 deaths in April.

  • Jun 30th, 2017 10:30am

Veteran walking from Prince George to Victoria

Robert Gagnon is hoping to raise awareness for for veterans and first responders with PTSD

  • Jun 29th, 2017 1:30pm

Heat wave coming to Vancouver Island

Temperatures expected to rise into 30’s for some areas including the east coast of island.

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 12:00pm

Public funeral for retired fire chief who battled cancer

A procession for Doug Angrove is scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Esquimalt.

  • Jun 22nd, 2017 6:00am

Original McDonald’s Canada location offering $0.67 hamburgers

The Richmond location was first opened in 1967 and is celebrating 50 years.

  • Jun 21st, 2017 10:00am

Summer solstice brings sunshine to Vancouver Island

Environment Canada is calling for lots of sun throughout the weekend and highs up to 30.

  • Jun 21st, 2017 6:00am

VIDEO: Eagle steals fish off boat near Vancouver Island

Slow-motion video taken in Kyuquot Sound viewed nearly one million times since last week.

  • Jun 20th, 2017 5:00pm

Small earthquake on Vancouver Island

The 4.6 magnitude quake struck west of Gold River Monday morning.

  • Jun 19th, 2017 10:45am

Vancouver Island dog breeder forced to surrender 17 animals

BC SPCA says dogs were in poor condition and soaked in urine and feces.

  • Jun 6th, 2017 1:30pm

Coast Guard better prepared on Vancouver Island

Federal funding will see three new lifeboat stations and better emergency management.

  • Jun 1st, 2017 10:00am