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VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Port Alberni artists learning to have more fun with art

Port Alberni artist work on display at The Gallery at Qualicum Art Supply

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Fundraising, increased park use part of mandate

Tyra Banks returning as host of ‘America’s Next Top Model’

Executive producer Ken Mok says Banks’ absence was ‘deeply felt’ by the show’s fans

  • Mar 17th, 2017

Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

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Adults with FASD suffer health problems: survey

Auto-immune conditions among those found to be more prevalent after pre-birth alcohol exposure

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here's a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week.

Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

Zentangle classes in Parksville at the MAC

Zentangle circles for beginner and experienced levels are being offered

  • Jan 12th, 2017

VIDEO: Ten years of iPhones

Today marks a decade since the unveiling of the iPhone.

  • Jan 9th, 2017

British Columbia set to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017

Her Honour Judith Guichon's 2017 New Year's Message on Canada's Sesquicentennial

  • Dec 30th, 2016

Where’s Santa right now? Track the jolly ol’ man ’till he hits your roof

Santa Claus has already begun his worldwide journey, delivering more than two billion gifts by 8 a.m.

Vancouver Island University Adventures in Mind program in Florence

Half of the spaces in the program have already been taken

  • Dec 15th, 2016