Judge awards largest punitive damage award in B.C. pedestrian crash: lawyer

A woman was awarded $100,000 for punitive damages in addition to more than $2M for general damages

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

Nails endangering sea lions on Ucluelet float spark DFO investigation

“In addition to being cruel and inhumane, it’s completely ineffective.”

Parksville home to new film studio
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Joint search & rescue exercise introduces new safety techniques
    Downed power lines close Highway 19 northbound near Parksville
      Apple pressing in Coombs

        Former camper claims sexual abuse at Cowichan River Bible Camp

        Surrey pastor accused of sexual assault is former board member of Vancouver Island camp

        Heavy rain causes flooding in small B.C. First Nation community

        The tiny hamlet of Kingcome Inlet is underwater after Monday night’s storm

        Prisoners in Canada among alleged leaders in massive opioid ring: US authorities

        It’s being called the most prolific fentanyl-trafficking and money-laundering operations

        A mother recounts the torment of her daughter’s kidnapping

        “One Day Closer,” published by Simon and Schuster, goes beyond the inner turmoil of a mother’s despair

        Humpback whale washes up near Ucluelet

        A necropsy performed on the large mammal revealed it had a broken jaw, which indicates significant trauma.

        Clearer path to surgery needed for transgender people: UBC study

        Authors recommend training more surgeons and doctors

        Fire department open houses fire up communities

        Several departments held events for the end of Fire Prevention Week

        Suspects in Nanaimo steal car, pirate costumes and a piece of cake

        Incident happened between 1-6 a.m. on Oct. 10 at a basement suite in the 900 block of Howard Avenue

        International student population reaching peak in Parksville Qualicum Beach

        SD69 continues to need more host families for visiting students

        Canadian Food Inspection Agency issues recall for some B.C. oysters

        CFIA issued the recall due to the potential presence of a marine biotoxin in the oysters.

        Port Alberni woman recovering after being stabbed by boyfriend

        The woman sustained numerous stab wounds inside her home

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        Californians brace for emotional toll of wildfires

        “Many people who call are sad and worried, the shock has worn off and the sadness, depression and loss is setting in.”

        Shares of Bombardier soar following new deal

        Shares of Bombardier up more than 20 per cent after singing CSeries deal with Airbus

        Calgary mayor wins another term

        Incumbents take the day throughout Alberta in municipal elections

        B.C. man fights to prove he’s alive

        A Kamloops man has to prove he’s alive after bureaucratic error declares him dead

        VIDEO: Canadian veterans fight to reinstate lifelong pensions

        The battle has gone all the way to the Supreme Court