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BC Ferries eyes sailing, staff reductions

BC Ferries eyes sailing, staff reductions

Passenger and vehicle traffic is down this year and is not expected to recover any time soon, so BC Ferries is considering a plan to cut hundreds of sailings to save money.

Victim named in highway crash

One of two victims of Monday's three-vehicle collision on Highway 4 has been identified by police.
MLA Iain Black leaving politics

MLA Iain Black leaving politics

Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA Iain Black is resigning his seat to take a new job as CEO of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Premier Christy Clark said she is "delighted and saddened" to see the MLA who succeeded her as Port Moody-area MLA leave politics.
Teacher talks begin with arbitration

Teacher talks begin with arbitration

The B.C. Public School Employers' Association applied to the labour board for a ruling expected by Friday, saying the B.C. Teachers' Federation continues to try to negotiate provincial issues such as class size and staffing ratios at local district bargaining tables.

Field wide open in Qualicum Beach

Possible withdrawal of three incumbents means new faces at the Qualicum Beach council table next year
Fundraisers ramping up as crisis deepens

Fundraisers ramping up as crisis deepens

Even as the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa deepens, big-hearted residents of Oceanside are ramping up their efforts to help.

NDP set to vote in Sept.

Members of Parksville-Qualicum provincial NDP constituency association will nominate their candidate for the next provincial election at a meeting on Sept. 18 at Parksville Community Centre.

Police seek clues in Bowser theft

Vehicle involved should have damage that's identifiable

Parksville crime less violent

When Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Brian Hunter gave his semi-annual crime stat update to Parksville council last week, he pointed out that the latest Crime Severity Index (CSI) was out and the city is doing very well.

Two succumb to their injuries from Highway 4 crash

Two of the people injured in Monday's crash on Highway 4 have died