Mike Chouinard

UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers

Oyster River operation Shelter Point expects double shifts in the weeks, months ahead

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

Mount Washington shutting in response to COVID-19

Resort announces it will continue to assess the situation as it develops

  • Mar 16, 2020

Shaw opens up web service in response to COVID-19

Moves include additional news and family entertainment channels

  • Mar 15, 2020

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Fire destroys chalet at Mount Washington, as eight escape

Fire department needed UTV to gain access because of Alpine Village location

  • Mar 8, 2020

Volunteers comb through thousands of photos in search for missing Vancouver Island man

Friends of Michael Gazetas are scouring files for a clue to resume official search

  • Mar 3, 2020

Highway 19 blockade on Island comes down due to safety concerns

One person arrested in relation to Monday’s incident in Comox Valley, though no charges are expected

  • Feb 11, 2020

Wet’suwet’en supporters close down part of Island highway

Entrance, exit closures keep Comox Valley stretch of Highway 19 free of traffic

  • Feb 10, 2020

Search for missing Island man called off

Teams combed through 16,000 square kilometres on weekend for Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

  • Feb 10, 2020

Search and rescue waits for defined area for missing Island man

Friends and family raise funds for search to narrow down location of Courtenay’s Michael Gazetas

  • Feb 5, 2020

Minister Trevena launches next ferry future phase for Island, Coastal communities

Members of the public have seven weeks to provide online input

  • Feb 2, 2020

Hitched Wedding and Event Affair is a busy affair

This year Hitched is happening at the Comox Community Centre.

  • Jan 26, 2020

Check out a new future at career and education fair in Comox

Event today features booths from more than 40 employers and educational institutions

  • Jan 23, 2020

Grammy-winner Lucinda Williams to play MusicFest in Comox Valley

Singer-songwriter has been on artistic director Doug Cox’s wish list for years

  • Jan 7, 2020

Deceased pilot was longtime member of Island flying community

Transportation Safety Board had to move wreckage from remote location

‘Gender-specific’ items removed from B.C. district’s dress codes

School District 71 responded to student asking for neutral codes at all local schools

Union Bay couple out of home, lose two dogs due to fire

Fire department believe fire started in kitchen but cause in not yet known

Island student lobbies school board for dress code consistency

Jaylene Kuo contacted school trustees after seeing dress guidelines at brother’s school

Island COs find and destroy predatory cougar near residential area

Animal presumed to be same one that killed housecat in Comox neighbourhood