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Conservatives elect new leader

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP optimistic about party’s future

B.C. is using taxpayer money to outlast plaintiffs in health-care trial: critic

Private health advocates are trying to raise more money to continue the fight

RDN board approves economic grant to five groups

The Regional District of Nanaimo board last week approved five Northern Community…

  • May 26th, 2017

Exclusive: Lieutenant-governor speaks for first time about minority government (with video)

Judith Guichon could be asked to decide fate of province if Premier can’t win support of Greens.

Living through a terrorist attack

A former Okanagan student was down the street from the Ariana Grande concert when the arena was attacked

RDN board invited to welcome Tribal Journeys

Canoe familes to stop in Qualicum Bay and Nanoose Bay

  • May 26th, 2017
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Bowser driver survives roll down embankment
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PQB News highlights for May 25
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Views in the News, May 23
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B.C.'s lieutenant-governor visits The Gardens Choir to hear their song
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Qualicum school board getting more energy efficient

Reduction in carbon emissions as work continues on schools, bus fleet

SD 69 passes budget, hopes for more cash

Trustee who questioned prudence of passing budget absent from meeting

Vimy volunteers pay back Parksville council with visit

Ballenas field trip group shares tour highlights during council presentation

B.C. political legend Grace McCarthy dies

Remembered for rebuilding Social Credit, launching SkyTrain

Golf carts taking to Chase’s streets

The Village of Chase a guinea pig for a new provincial plan

Langford man pleads guilty in death of West Shore RCMP officer

Kenneth Jacob Fenton pleads guilty to two counts in the death of Const. Sarah Beckett in April 2016.

Top court to hear federal government’s appeal on residential school records

A lower court judge ruled to destroy the stories after 15 years unless consent is given to preserve

VIDEO: PQB News highlights for May 25

Publisher Peter McCully shares the top stories and highlights from today’s edition of the PQB News

  • May 25th, 2017

More sex-related charges against former Vancouver detective

James Fisher had been previously charged with sexual exploitation and sexual assault

ELECTION 2017: B.C. will have first minority government in 64 years

Negotiations between parties may determine if B.C. Liberals can continue

B.C. hospital system has been operating over capacity for five years

Statistics obtained by The News show system has been operating over 100% capacity since 2012

Power outages remain in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Windstorm Tuesday leaves 15,000 Island homes without electricity

Wind storm cuts power for 15,000 on Vancouver Island

Tuesday’s wind storm had BC Hydro crews hard at work all over Vancouver Island

NDP extends lead as vote tally continues in Courtenay-Comox

Ronna-Rae Leonard builds lead to 148 votes with 500 more to go