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Woman hit by car in Nanaimo

A pedestrian was struck by a car and taken to hospital Thursday night in Nanaimo

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Sam Sullivan first to announce bid to become BC Liberal leader

Former Vancouver mayor promises to bring more urban and youth support to the party

UPDATE: 95-year-old man who missed his bus found safe

Bill Sapsford hadn’t arrived home on a bus he had boarded hours earlier

Alcohol ban lifted for B.C. man who killed at age 14

Chad Bucknell took part in the 1996 murders of four people near 100 Mile House

Extradition stayed for Maple Ridge pair accused of ‘honour killing’

Source tells Black Press a lawyer filed a last-minute appeal in court

B.C. man dead after shooting near Alaska Highway

Police still routing traffic around scene in Porter Creek

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Archery open house with Arrowsmith Archers

     

    The 13th annual Knox Fall Fair

       

      33rd annual Port Alberni Toy Run

         

        Parksville Terry Fox Run 2017

           

          B.C. Legislature shines spotlight on Orange Shirt Day

          Government members are joining Phyllis Webstad at the B.C. Legislature Thursday to raise awareness about the residential school legacy and her Orange Shirt Day message that “every child matters.”

          Famous elk back with new headgear on Vancouver Island

          He’s sporting a tarp, an innertube, and windchimes now but he’s the same frisky fellow from last year.

          University of Victoria rocked by racist social media post

          School president issues statement condemning the behaviour and says the matter is under investigation.

          B.C. regulator changing crowdfunding rules, enabling access in Alberta

          Changes increase the limit from $1,500 to $5,000

          Canada, U.K. using CETA as new trade model

          Long-heralded Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, or CETA, comes into effect Thursday

          B.C. driver nabbed twice in 10 minutes for distracted driving

          September is distracted driving awareness month across B.C.

          Girl still trapped in collapsed Mexico school

          Her wiggling fingers became a symbol of hope after the devastating earthquake struck Mexico City

          Arctic cruise tourism comes of age

          Arctic cruise tourism has come a long way from its early days, but tourists still ask the same odd questions

          Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

          “The storm didn’t bother me, It’s the devastation. I get goosebumps. It’s going to take us a long time.”

          Perfume stolen in home break-in in Nanaimo

          Laptops and watches also taken from home on Brookfield Drive sometime during the day on Sept. 9

          Campbell River RCMP asking for help finding missing person Savannah Omelko

          The 28-year-old was last seen in Coquitlam

          • Sep 20th, 2017

          MP Nathan Cullen endorses Singh in NDP bid

          Nathen Cullen not worried about Jagmeet Singh’s lack of seat in the House of Commons.

          Pushing ahead with First Nation treaty negotiations

          British Columbia Treaty Commission moves forward on 14 negotiations involving 32 First Nations.

          B.C. calls for input on restored Human Rights Commission

          Commission to focus on education to prevent racism, sexism