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Employees killed in foiled US prison break

Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

Nanaimo woman has same bike stolen twice in one week

Bike stolen for a second time on the owner’s way back home from the police station

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Dead body on Highway 19 near Qualicum Beach

     

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      Head shaving at the Tour de Rock Beer and Burger Night in Parksville

         

        Parksville welcomes Tour de Rock

           

          VIDEO: Ex-Canuck Willie Mitchell spots rare salmon shark off Tofino

          ‘Fishing and eating tuna is marvellous. But it’s what you see out there.’

          Taxpayers’ group presents B.C. pre-budget committee with Top 10 list

          List compiled from survey of 15,000-strong provincial membership

          Rain and darkness can be a deadly combination

          ICBC stats show nine out of 10 drivers worry about hitting a pedestrian at night, particularly in wet weather.

          LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

          Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

          Canadian doctor warns parents to lock up medication so teens don’t steal it

          B.C. police chief says parents often don’t notice one or two missing pills

          PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

          Three finalists in the Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest hail from Vancouver Island.

          B.C. women still battling for medication coverage

          Vernon and Victoria women fighting to get the drug they need to survive covered under B.C. medical

          UPDATED: Police investigate deadly fall at UBC

          Person dies after a fall from a crane at a construction site at the Point Grey campus

          B.C. hits record number of illicit drug overdose deaths : coroner

          More than 1,000 people have died as a result of the overdose crisis in 2017

          VIDEO: IIO called to Qualicum Beach after officer-involved shooting

          One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself

          B.C. report recommends treating certain opioid addicts with injections

          BC Centre on Substance Use releases guidelines for those for whom other methods haven’t worked

          Canadian-American family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

          The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

          Questions remain about police response to Las Vegas massacre

          Revised timeline raises more concerns about deadly mass shooting

          B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

          Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires

          River to take on bigger role in Parksville water supply

          City should investigate ‘feasibility’ of upland storage in winter, critics argue

          Two big donations nearly complete Parksville splash park fundraising

          Mid-Island Co-op makes largest donation of the project

          Coombs to Parksville Rail Trail to open this weekend

          Official opening Oct. 14 at Springwood Park from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

          • Oct 11th, 2017