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163602news1Critics hope Trudeau’s new cabinet will put a stop to drug-price regulation changes
163594news2Suspect in store-egging and minivan axe-hacking arrested outside Island gas station
163590news3B.C. premier undergoing surgery Friday for ‘growth in throat’
163588news4Coastal NDP MPs call on Feds to reverse decision to end recovery benefits
163585news5Province trying to keep worker shortage from limiting B.C.’s economic recovery, premier says
163583news6Qualicum Beach council approves zoning amendment for massive Pheasant Glen project
163576news72-week shutdown coming to Crofton mill in November
163574news8Greyhound to resume Vancouver-Seattle service when U.S. border reopens on Nov. 8
163578news9$50-million expansion coming for private school in Shawnigan Lake
163560news10Drifting shipping containers leave Vancouver Island communities with many questions
163558news11B.C.’s highest test positivity rate in Northern region, lowest in Vancouver Coastal
163556news12Province appoints recovery liaisons to help in rebuild of fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C.
163554news13Government still undecided on whether to fight Indigenous child-welfare rulings
163572news14Qualicum Beach golf club officials unhappy with councillor’s ‘financial burden’ comments
163551news15Parksville city council allocate funds to resurface community park sport courts
163546news162 bodies found in Osoyoos, RCMP investigating
163542news17Bank of Canada ends quantitative easing, leaves interest rates untouched
163540news18B.C. storm season arrived earlier this year, Environment Canada says
163533news19RCMP investigating Kelowna Halloween display depicting hanged man, Confederate flag
163531news20Kyle Beach identified as John Doe 1 in Chicago Blackhawks sex assault investigation
163529news21Tragedy strikes Ucluelet as man found dead inside local business
163527news22COVID-19-related hospital cases continue to rise in B.C.
163525news23Tk’emlups may ask Pope Francis to visit when he comes to Canada
163523news24Murder charges laid in shootings that sparked lockdown in Faro, Yukon
163521news25Advocates raise concerns as B.C. moves to new support model for children with disabilities
163515news26Man who assaulted sex trade workers in Nanaimo and Parksville sentenced to 6 years
163513news27B.C. NDP to make annual subsidy for political parties permanent
163511news28Modelling group says COVID-19 cases declining in British Columbia
163509news29United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker
163507news30VIDEO: Tories to respect vaccine mandate but challenge board ruling that created it, O’Toole says
163504news31Fears of rising baguette prices pose crunch for the French
163502news32Young women boycott UK nightclubs over ‘spiking’ concerns
163498news33Chunk of Christmas cheer lost at sea as overboard container list balloons to 106
163496news3436 times more likely to die: B.C. CDC data lays out risks of COVID for the unvaccinated
163492news35Call 911, don’t change voicemail to detail location when lost on hikes: BC SAR
163489news36Users sweating the details, no vaccine cards required for B.C. steam rooms, saunas
163483news37Former B.C. teacher, kids club leader sentenced for child pornography possession
163481news38Province closer to dissolving Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort, a Kootenay town with no people
163469news39Staff shortages shutter third Island Health Comox Valley outpatient lab
163467news405,226 health-care workers in B.C. remain unvaccinated as new mandate comes into effect
163460news41UPDATE: Alberta couple, and cat, missing in B.C. located
163457news42Fires in cargo ship off B.C. coast may take days to put out: coast guard
163455news43Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says multiple victims in Faro shooting
163453news44COVID may be contributing to increase in ‘random assaults’ in Vancouver: experts
163451news45‘Beyond what’s humanly acceptable’: Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest
163449news46Pope Francis to visit Canada as part of reconciliation efforts with Indigenous Peoples
163428news47VIDEO: Lt. Gov. Janet Austin given first poppy of BC/Yukon Legion’s 100th remembrance campaign
163426news48B.C. COVID-19 cases dip to 457 Tuesday, two more deaths
163424news49BCTF survey finds 94% of teachers fully vaccinated
163441news50Confused about COVID-19 booster shots? Here’s what you need to know
163419news51New defence minister vows to fight sex misconduct, warns battle ‘going to take time’
163417news52Workers who lose jobs over COVID vaccine mandates will not be eligible for lockdown benefit
163414news53Friend of victims in deadly Kelowna crane collapse want probe complete before work resumes
163412news54Multiple injuries confirmed in small Yukon town after shooting
163410news55Another bear killed in Ucluelet as ‘horrible year’ continues
163408news56COVID-19 booster shot to be available to all British Columbians 12 and older by May 2022
163406news57Crews board smouldering MV Zim Kingston Monday night during break in strong winds
163403news58Queen Elizabeth II won’t attend climate conference in person
163401news59Car2Go settles class-action lawsuit for $1 million
163397news60GM resigns, Chicago Blackhawks fined $2 million after sexual misconduct investigation
163395news61Extended quarantine ‘very grim’ for residents of B.C. retirement residence: daughter
163393news62Underground fuel spill found next to Iqaluit’s water treatment plant
163389news63Gitxaała Nation launches mineral rights legal challenge against B.C. government
163382news64‘They both had such big hearts’: Father and son identified as victims in Island killings
163378news65Friends worried about man who went missing at Fairy Creek logging blockades
163376news66Police advise public to be on the lookout for axe-wielding driver in the Comox Valley
163368news67B.C. moves to ban some single-use plastic bags, products province-wide
163366news68Deadly Bamfield road claims another victim a week after safety improvements begin
163364news69Mother grizzly bear, 3 cubs killed by train in Kootenays
163360news70Hungry B.C. village hopes it’s close to having grocery store for 1st time in 5 years
163358news71‘Shouldn’t have happened’: Gun safety key to avoiding on-set fatalities, B.C. prop master says
163354news72ICBC: average of 250 Vancouver Island pedestrians injured every year
163350news73Morning, early afternoon BC Ferries sailings full between Victoria, Vancouver
163348news74Air Canada brings in antigen, molecular COVID self-testing kits for travellers
163345news75Trudeau unveils larger cabinet with nine new faces
163341news76Tuesday marks deadline for B.C. health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19
163339news77UN chief laments ‘leadership gap’ ahead of climate talks
163337news78Parksville city council reconsiders decision to allow carriage houses in downtown core
163326news79UPDATED: Powerful storm hits B.C. south coast, thousands without power, ferries cancelled
163322news80BC Federation of Labour urges 10 paid sick days on final day of provincial consultation
163328news81Nanaimo RCMP pull over hundreds of drivers for failing to slow down and move over
163318news82Teachers’ union calls for more speed, clarity on COVID-19 exposures
163316news83Coast guard says crews hope to board burned ship off Victoria, later Monday
163314news84B.C.’s COVID-19 case rate starts to decline, 20 more deaths in 3 days
163312news85VIDEO: Indigenous leaders say new cabinet must renew commitment to reconciliation
163308news86Making of Alec Baldwin movie is halted after fatal shooting
163304news87Former MLA Laurie Throness cancels BC Liberal membership one year after party ousted him
163302news88Chretien says he never heard of abuse at residential schools during time as minister
163297news89Survey: spousal violence on decline in Canada; women still more likely to suffer
163284news90VIDEO: Suspected drug-impaired driver crashes into Victoria ice cream shop
163280news91Suspect charged in Vancouver Island double homicide
163272news92Victoria major crimes unit investigating slow-burn apartment fire
163270news93Vehicle goes off bridge on Highway 1 in Mill Bay
163266news94RCMP: Early morning surveillance video captures youths running amok in Parksville
163264news95Woman who left Nanaimo hospital against medical advice now considered missing
163260news96$31M Bamfield Road project breaks new ground for First Nation, Province of B.C.
163256news97B.C. First Nation declare a mental health state of emergency
163252news98BC Hydro work slows clocks in Tofino and Ucluelet
163254news99Work continues on Lions Ventureland Playground in Parksville Community Park
163248news100Loaded firearm nets ticket for hunter in roadside conservation blitz near Boston Bar
163246news101Did resources sit idle? BC Wildfire Service, province questioned about wildfire response
163244news102Chainsaw-wielding man faces multiple charges for incident at Summerland store
163240news103UN says cuts fall short, greenhouse gas levels hit a new record
163238news104‘Never going to be ashamed:’ Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta
163234news105$100B global climate finance goal three years behind schedule: report
163232news106Path to Trudeau’s new cabinet hits final stretch ahead of swearing-in ceremony
163230news107UPDATE: Container ship still smouldering as storm hampers firefighting efforts
163216news108British envoy seeks Canada’s climate change help at UN talks in Glasgow
163214news109Internal government analysis shows depth of reliance on now-defunct recovery benefit
163210news110BCGEU, LifeLabs reach new tentative agreement after union workers begin strike
163208news111UPDATE: More BC Ferries sailings cancelled due to stormy seas
163200news112Emergency zone doubled as crews continue to battle fire on cargo ship off of Victoria coast
163190news113Africa tries to end vaccine inequity by replicating Moderna’s mRNA shot
163188news114B.C.’s vaccine card enters 2nd stage; bars, gyms, ticketed events to require 2 COVID shots
163186news115Parents more hesitant to vaccinate kids than themselves, researcher says
163171news116Cargo ship catches fire off Victoria’s shore on Saturday after losing 40 shipping containers
163169news117RCMP investigating reported double homicide in Crofton
163218news118Installation of seasonal lights planned along Alberni Highway in Parksville
163177news119Qualicum Beach man captures photo of Andromeda Galaxy from his backyard
163162news120LifeLabs workers hold rally demanding better wages as labour negotiations resume
163160news121Baldwin was told gun was ‘cold’ before movie set shooting
163154news122UPDATE: Stabbing victim crashes outside of Chilliwack General Hospital while driving to ER
163152news123Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas
163148news124Edward Rogers seeks to assert control at Rogers Communications as company stands firm
163146news125O’Toole’s Tories outliers in Canadian politics for keeping vaccination status secret
163144news126B.C. school boards told to determine their own vaccine policy for staff
163137news127Regional District of Nanaimo sets user fees for electric vehicle charging stations
163139news128RDN: Budget increased for Errington Community Park playground project
163141news129Oceanside RCMP note a rise in residential break-and-enters in Parksville for 2021
163133news130BC Housing partners with OHEARTS to provide 25 temporary shelter spaces in Parksville
163129news131B.C. records 13 more COVID-19 deaths Friday, 649 new cases
163127news132Man arrested after false 911 call about a fatal school shooting in Nanaimo
163125news133First Nations seek safety upgrade for B.C. harbour after pair of floatplane crashes
163119news134Memorial to residential school victims removed from Parliament Hill
163123news135Quebec premier says Trudeau must ensure the Quebec nation does not lose a seat
163117news136Defence Department vows to examine extremism in Canadian-trained foreign troops
163115news137Prince Rupert resident wins Sportsnet Hockey Predictor Contest
163113news138‘Potentially historic’ storm brewing off Vancouver Island should calm before landfall
163109news139Thieves steal 80 children’s life jackets from Nanaimo marine rescue organization
163107news140Not the time to ‘freely go wherever,’ says Tam as non-essential travel advisory lifts
163105news141People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI
163087news142B.C. mother’s murder conviction upheld
163101news143Proof of vaccinations required at 2022 BC Winter Games in Vernon
163081news144Gas prices fuel highest inflation rate in nearly two decades
163079news145Injured VicPD officer prevents suicide attempt after leaving hospital
163073news146Warning issued after bear knocks over B.C. angler
163067news147Accused killer of Vancouver Island mom to be tried by jury next summer
163062news148Chilliwack MLA Kelli Paddon reads powerful words from bullied 11-year-old in BC Legislature
163060news149Person who allegedly painted swastika on Nanaimo business caught on security camera
163058news150One more summer of construction for delayed, over-budget West Coast highway link
163056news151Canada lifts global advisory on non-essential travel, still advises against cruises
163054news152Canadian Blood Services eyes removing sexual orientation-based donation restrictions
163052news153US intel warns China could dominate advanced technologies
163050news154Sheriff: Woman dead after Alec Baldwin fires movie set prop gun
163048news1558 Parksville Qualicum Beach area fire departments set for annual food and toy drive
163037news156100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead
163035news157Regional District of Nanaimo to continue biosolids program for another 5 years
163033news158Greater Victoria MLA Adam Olsen reveals past drug use in an attempt to end stigma
163029news159Safety Minister warns others after Hope restaurant closed over COVID protocols
163027news160B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10,000 for disturbing killer whales
163023news161FBI: Remains found in Florida park identified as Brian Laundrie
163017news162Q&A: What you need to know about the national proof-of-vaccine document
163015news163B.C.’s two-dose COVID-19 requirement takes effect on Sunday
163013news164PMO says it will do all it can to ensure all residential school records are provided
163009news165More than 880,000 Canadian jobs vulnerable in global clean energy transition
163007news166Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change
163005news167Queen Elizabeth II ‘in good spirits’ after a night in hospital
163011news168‘Fearless’ northern B.C. chief remembered after death
162999news169Senate report urges charging Brazil’s leader over pandemic mishandling
163002news170Missing man last seen in Fairy Creek logging protest area
162997news171Hope restaurant ordered to remain closed over COVID non-compliance: B.C. court
162995news172B.C. premier defends freedom of information fee, may not be $25
162993news173Man fined for keeping baby owls in his B.C. home
162989news174Ocean Cleanup returns to B.C. with its first dent out of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
162979news175Bold bear breaks into West Kootenay family home
162987news176Pfizer will ship millions of vaccine doses for kids as soon as it’s approved: Trudeau
162977news177Parksville city council to vote on control of the Parksville Community Centre
162975news178Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey
162973news179Alberta public inquiry finds no wrongdoing in anti-oilsands campaign
162965news180Interior Health MLAs ask B.C. to clarify why local WHL teams are stuck with capacity limits
162956news181‘Probability is strong’ human remains may be Brian Laundrie, suspect in Petito death
162944news182Charges unlikely for riders who saw Philadelphia train rape
162938news183Woman injured by Nelson snowbank wins new trial against city: Canada’s top court
162936news184Bright lights, small town: Qualicum Beach council again discusses streetlight issue
162923news185Northern B.C. First Nation band blocks MCFD workers from taking 6-year-old off reserve
162917news186Qualicum Beach chief administrative officer Daniel Sailland tenders resignation
162915news187UPDATED: Prince Rupert resident wins $5.8 million Lotto
162899news188RBC report says $2 trillion needed to reach 2050 target of net-zero economy
162894news189$1.4 million lost to cryptocurrency fraud over 3 months in Island community
162879news190Newfoundland and Labrador to drop the word ‘savages’ from provincial coat of arms
162871news191Raucous ferris-wheel wedding awakens residents’ ire in Surrey
162869news192Severe windstorm forecast for portions of Vancouver Island
162864news193Ferry sailings on Nanaimo-Horseshoe Bay route delayed due to engine trouble
162843news194Winnipeg teacher placed on leave after racial slur used in classroom
162834news195Nanaimo RCMP’s cut-out Mountie will keep an eye on speeding drivers
162822news196Man who twice swam the length of B.C.’s longest river named to Fraser River Hall of Fame
162724news197City of Parksville now accepting rental applications for special events in 2022
162605news198Knox United ‘Perfect Gift’ Christmas craft fair returns to Parksville
163592business1Facebook rebrands as Meta to emphasize ‘metaverse’ vision
163569business2Doughnut economics pitched to Vancouver Island’s business community
163494business3B.C. easing zoning requirements to speed up housing projects
163479business4Vancouver Island businesses concerned about potential cost of paid sick days
163391business5Parents are gifting increasingly large sums of money for kids’ down payments: CIBC
163352business6Island economic summit explores disruption, digital innovation, doughnut economy
163306business7Tale of two Tim Hortons: Suburban, rural locations busy, downtown restaurants empty
163258business8B.C. emissions, carbon tax keep rising as Ottawa rules catch up
163250business9Money stress heightened for 68% of Canadian couples during the pandemic
163184business10Fintechs looking to break into credit card market dominated by big banks
163103business11Modernizing B.C. forests starts with up-to-date facts, industry says
162808business12Flair Airlines landing at Comox Valley Airport, adding new Toronto/Victoria route
163596sports1Hockey Canada enforces ‘maltreatment’ rule intended to stop discrimination on ice
163580sports2Fast enough for you? Vancouver Island racer hits record speed of 468 km/h
163544sports3Kelowna minor hockey star named in Chicago Blackhawks sex assault investigation
163445sports4Generals rack up pair of wins and 18 goals in VIJHL scoring spree
163434sports5Windsurfers savour stormy conditions and hit the waves in French Creek
163432sports6Wild eke out 3-2 win to spoil first full-capacity home game for Canucks in 595 days
163430sports7Travis Hamonic joining Abbotsford Canucks
163397sports8GM resigns, Chicago Blackhawks fined $2 million after sexual misconduct investigation
163386sports9Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April
163380sports10BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game
163374sports11WATCH: Island skier places second in World Cup competition
163356sports12VIDEO: Abbotsford Canucks featured on BritBoy Hockey YouTube channel
163299sports13Kelowna quartet rakes in Cotter cash
163295sports14B.C. player named to Canada’s Davis Cup tennis squad
163268sports15Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games
163206sports16All players, coaches, spectators at Hockey Canada events must be vaccinated against COVID
163198sports17B.C. curler helps Canada win at World Wheelchair championships
163193sports18Canada beats U.S. 3-1 in pre-Olympic women’s hockey game
163173sports19Horvat nets 2 as Vancouver Canucks spoil Kraken’s home opener with 4-2 win in Seattle
163166sports20Winnipeg Blue Bombers blast B.C. Lions 45-0 for 8th straight CFL win
163164sports21Ballenas Whalers edged 7-6 by visiting Timberwolves in high school football clash
163150sports22Canada’s Mitchell earns track cycling bronze at world championship
163135sports23Parksville taekwondo club members bring home host of medals from Korean Consul Cup
163121sports24Years of waiting finally end as Seattle Kraken make home debut
163111sports25PODCAST: Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull, hot dog king Skully White interviewed
163075sports26Vancouver Island high school runners race together for first time in over a year
163046sports27Errington resident pitches study regarding a community multi-sport athletic surface
163031sports28B.C. high school football searching for new venue
163459life2Life & Style with Katherine Gray and Patrick Hossack
163286life3Here & now
163447opinion1LETTER: ‘Veterans lost their lives in devoted service to their country and nation’
163330opinion2POLL: Do you agree with B.C.’s minimum working age going from 12 to 16?
163180opinion3LETTER: The reality is, our health care system in B.C. is archaic
163583home1Qualicum Beach council approves zoning amendment for massive Pheasant Glen project
163551home2Parksville city council allocate funds to resurface community park sport courts
163549home3Errington War Memorial Hall performance series returns for 2021-22 season
163572home4Qualicum Beach golf club officials unhappy with councillor’s ‘financial burden’ comments
163515home5Man who assaulted sex trade workers in Nanaimo and Parksville sentenced to 6 years
163500home6Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 seeks entries for annual poster, literary contest
163434home7Windsurfers savour stormy conditions and hit the waves in French Creek
163447home8LETTER: ‘Veterans lost their lives in devoted service to their country and nation’
163445home9Generals rack up pair of wins and 18 goals in VIJHL scoring spree
163443home10Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers to hold 14th annual Christmas Extravaganza
163370home11Canadian music icon Colin James slated to play Qualicum Beach concert on Nov. 8
163337home12Parksville city council reconsiders decision to allow carriage houses in downtown core
163266home13RCMP: Early morning surveillance video captures youths running amok in Parksville
163254home14Work continues on Lions Ventureland Playground in Parksville Community Park
163222home15PQBeat: Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive aims to create Christmas joy again for 2021
163330home16POLL: Do you agree with B.C.’s minimum working age going from 12 to 16?
163332home17One person arrested after Extinction Rebellion protest at Nanaimo Airport
163218home18Installation of seasonal lights planned along Alberni Highway in Parksville
163220home19City of Parksville provides safety ‘tips and tricks’ for Halloween 2021
163177home20Qualicum Beach man captures photo of Andromeda Galaxy from his backyard
163260home21$31M Bamfield Road project breaks new ground for First Nation, Province of B.C.
163180home22LETTER: The reality is, our health care system in B.C. is archaic
163164home23Ballenas Whalers edged 7-6 by visiting Timberwolves in high school football clash
163141home24Oceanside RCMP note a rise in residential break-and-enters in Parksville for 2021
163175home25Toy time: 2021 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive gets underway in Parksville on Nov. 1
163139home26RDN: Budget increased for Errington Community Park playground project
163135home27Parksville taekwondo club members bring home host of medals from Korean Consul Cup
163133home28BC Housing partners with OHEARTS to provide 25 temporary shelter spaces in Parksville
163137home29Regional District of Nanaimo sets user fees for electric vehicle charging stations
163113home30‘Potentially historic’ storm brewing off Vancouver Island should calm before landfall
163048home318 Parksville Qualicum Beach area fire departments set for annual food and toy drive
163046home32Errington resident pitches study regarding a community multi-sport athletic surface
162977home33Parksville city council to vote on control of the Parksville Community Centre
162936home34Bright lights, small town: Qualicum Beach council again discusses streetlight issue
163035home35Regional District of Nanaimo to continue biosolids program for another 5 years
162917home36Qualicum Beach chief administrative officer Daniel Sailland tenders resignation
162841home37Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 to launch annual poppy campaign on Oct. 29
162735home38Oceanside Health and Wellness Network fall learning series kicks off on Oct. 29
162724home39City of Parksville now accepting rental applications for special events in 2022
162834home40Nanaimo RCMP’s cut-out Mountie will keep an eye on speeding drivers
162722home41Oceanside Running Club Association donates funds to Haven Society Parksville
162605home42Knox United ‘Perfect Gift’ Christmas craft fair returns to Parksville
163602home21Critics hope Trudeau’s new cabinet will put a stop to drug-price regulation changes
163596home22Hockey Canada enforces ‘maltreatment’ rule intended to stop discrimination on ice
163594home23Suspect in store-egging and minivan axe-hacking arrested outside Island gas station
163592home24Facebook rebrands as Meta to emphasize ‘metaverse’ vision
163590home25B.C. premier undergoing surgery Friday for ‘growth in throat’
163588home26Coastal NDP MPs call on Feds to reverse decision to end recovery benefits
163585home27Province trying to keep worker shortage from limiting B.C.’s economic recovery, premier says
163576home282-week shutdown coming to Crofton mill in November
163574home29Greyhound to resume Vancouver-Seattle service when U.S. border reopens on Nov. 8
163578home210$50-million expansion coming for private school in Shawnigan Lake
163580home211Fast enough for you? Vancouver Island racer hits record speed of 468 km/h
163562home212PHOTOS: Netflix crew leaves Island preschool with a permanent makeover
163569home213Doughnut economics pitched to Vancouver Island’s business community
163560home214Drifting shipping containers leave Vancouver Island communities with many questions
163558home215B.C.’s highest test positivity rate in Northern region, lowest in Vancouver Coastal
163556home216Province appoints recovery liaisons to help in rebuild of fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C.
163554home217Government still undecided on whether to fight Indigenous child-welfare rulings
163546home2182 bodies found in Osoyoos, RCMP investigating
163544home219Kelowna minor hockey star named in Chicago Blackhawks sex assault investigation
163542home220Bank of Canada ends quantitative easing, leaves interest rates untouched
163540home221B.C. storm season arrived earlier this year, Environment Canada says
163533home222RCMP investigating Kelowna Halloween display depicting hanged man, Confederate flag
163529home223Tragedy strikes Ucluelet as man found dead inside local business
163527home224COVID-19-related hospital cases continue to rise in B.C.
163525home225Tk’emlups may ask Pope Francis to visit when he comes to Canada
163523home226Murder charges laid in shootings that sparked lockdown in Faro, Yukon
163521home227Advocates raise concerns as B.C. moves to new support model for children with disabilities
163513home228B.C. NDP to make annual subsidy for political parties permanent
163511home229Modelling group says COVID-19 cases declining in British Columbia
163509home230United States issues its 1st passport with ‘X’ gender marker
163507home231VIDEO: Tories to respect vaccine mandate but challenge board ruling that created it, O’Toole says
163504home232Fears of rising baguette prices pose crunch for the French
163498home233Chunk of Christmas cheer lost at sea as overboard container list balloons to 106
163496home23436 times more likely to die: B.C. CDC data lays out risks of COVID for the unvaccinated
163492home235Call 911, don’t change voicemail to detail location when lost on hikes: BC SAR
163489home236Users sweating the details, no vaccine cards required for B.C. steam rooms, saunas
163494home237B.C. easing zoning requirements to speed up housing projects
163487home238Scary secrets: counting down 10 ‘hidden gem’ horror movies to watch on Halloween
163483home239Former B.C. teacher, kids club leader sentenced for child pornography possession
163479home240Vancouver Island businesses concerned about potential cost of paid sick days
163481home241Province closer to dissolving Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort, a Kootenay town with no people
163477home242Switching to LEDs could prevent frightening bills for Halloween mega displays: BC Hydro
163471home243Spirit Loop aims to boost tourism on southern Vancouver Island
163469home244Staff shortages shutter third Island Health Comox Valley outpatient lab
163467home2455,226 health-care workers in B.C. remain unvaccinated as new mandate comes into effect
163460home246UPDATE: Alberta couple, and cat, missing in B.C. located
163455home247Yukon Premier Sandy Silver says multiple victims in Faro shooting
163453home248COVID may be contributing to increase in ‘random assaults’ in Vancouver: experts
163441home249Confused about COVID-19 booster shots? Here’s what you need to know
163451home250‘Beyond what’s humanly acceptable’: Testimony ends at Quebec long-term care inquest
163449home251Pope Francis to visit Canada as part of reconciliation efforts with Indigenous Peoples
163432home252Wild eke out 3-2 win to spoil first full-capacity home game for Canucks in 595 days
163430home253Travis Hamonic joining Abbotsford Canucks
163428home254VIDEO: Lt. Gov. Janet Austin given first poppy of BC/Yukon Legion’s 100th remembrance campaign
163426home255B.C. COVID-19 cases dip to 457 Tuesday, two more deaths
163424home256BCTF survey finds 94% of teachers fully vaccinated
163419home257New defence minister vows to fight sex misconduct, warns battle ‘going to take time’
163417home258Workers who lose jobs over COVID vaccine mandates will not be eligible for lockdown benefit
163414home259Friend of victims in deadly Kelowna crane collapse want probe complete before work resumes
163412home260Multiple injuries confirmed in small Yukon town after shooting
163410home261Another bear killed in Ucluelet as ‘horrible year’ continues
163408home262COVID-19 booster shot to be available to all British Columbians 12 and older by May 2022
163401home263Car2Go settles class-action lawsuit for $1 million
163397home264GM resigns, Chicago Blackhawks fined $2 million after sexual misconduct investigation
163395home265Extended quarantine ‘very grim’ for residents of B.C. retirement residence: daughter
163393home266Underground fuel spill found next to Iqaluit’s water treatment plant
163391home267Parents are gifting increasingly large sums of money for kids’ down payments: CIBC
163389home268Gitxaała Nation launches mineral rights legal challenge against B.C. government
163386home269Delta to host B.C. Junior ‘B’ hockey’s Cyclone Taylor Cup championship next April
163382home270‘They both had such big hearts’: Father and son identified as victims in Island killings
163378home271Friends worried about man who went missing at Fairy Creek logging blockades
163374home272WATCH: Island skier places second in World Cup competition
163376home273Police advise public to be on the lookout for axe-wielding driver in the Comox Valley
163372home274It’s a hit: Vancouver-set Punjabi comedy movie breaks box-office record with Surrey talent
163368home275B.C. moves to ban some single-use plastic bags, products province-wide
163366home276Deadly Bamfield road claims another victim a week after safety improvements begin
163364home277Mother grizzly bear, 3 cubs killed by train in Kootenays
163360home278Hungry B.C. village hopes it’s close to having grocery store for 1st time in 5 years
163358home279‘Shouldn’t have happened’: Gun safety key to avoiding on-set fatalities, B.C. prop master says
163356home280VIDEO: Abbotsford Canucks featured on BritBoy Hockey YouTube channel
163354home281ICBC: average of 250 Vancouver Island pedestrians injured every year
163352home282Island economic summit explores disruption, digital innovation, doughnut economy
163350home283Morning, early afternoon BC Ferries sailings full between Victoria, Vancouver
163348home284Air Canada brings in antigen, molecular COVID self-testing kits for travellers
163343home285Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic
163341home286Tuesday marks deadline for B.C. health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19
163339home287UN chief laments ‘leadership gap’ ahead of climate talks
163326home288UPDATED: Powerful storm hits B.C. south coast, thousands without power, ferries cancelled
163322home289BC Federation of Labour urges 10 paid sick days on final day of provincial consultation
163328home290Nanaimo RCMP pull over hundreds of drivers for failing to slow down and move over
163318home291Teachers’ union calls for more speed, clarity on COVID-19 exposures
163316home292Coast guard says crews hope to board burned ship off Victoria, later Monday
163314home293B.C.’s COVID-19 case rate starts to decline, 20 more deaths in 3 days
163310home294Legion marks 100th anniversary of poppy symbol during campaign launch
163308home295Making of Alec Baldwin movie is halted after fatal shooting
163306home296Tale of two Tim Hortons: Suburban, rural locations busy, downtown restaurants empty
163304home297Former MLA Laurie Throness cancels BC Liberal membership one year after party ousted him
163302home298Chretien says he never heard of abuse at residential schools during time as minister
163299home299Kelowna quartet rakes in Cotter cash
163297home2100Survey: spousal violence on decline in Canada; women still more likely to suffer
163295home2101B.C. player named to Canada’s Davis Cup tennis squad
163288home2102VIDEO: Storm pounds Campbell River shoreline
163284home2103VIDEO: Suspected drug-impaired driver crashes into Victoria ice cream shop
163280home2104Suspect charged in Vancouver Island double homicide
163272home2105Victoria major crimes unit investigating slow-burn apartment fire
163270home2106Vehicle goes off bridge on Highway 1 in Mill Bay
163268home2107Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games
163264home2108Woman who left Nanaimo hospital against medical advice now considered missing
163256home2109B.C. First Nation declare a mental health state of emergency
163252home2110BC Hydro work slows clocks in Tofino and Ucluelet
163250home2111Money stress heightened for 68% of Canadian couples during the pandemic
163248home2112Loaded firearm nets ticket for hunter in roadside conservation blitz near Boston Bar
163246home2113Did resources sit idle? BC Wildfire Service, province questioned about wildfire response
163244home2114Chainsaw-wielding man faces multiple charges for incident at Summerland store
163242home2115‘Squid Game’ causing fear on Canadian playgrounds
163240home2116UN says cuts fall short, greenhouse gas levels hit a new record
163238home2117‘Never going to be ashamed:’ Métis, two-spirit NDP MP wants to rebrand Alberta
163236home2118James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ dies
163232home2119Path to Trudeau’s new cabinet hits final stretch ahead of swearing-in ceremony
163230home2120UPDATE: Container ship still smouldering as storm hampers firefighting efforts
163214home2121Internal government analysis shows depth of reliance on now-defunct recovery benefit
163210home2122BCGEU, LifeLabs reach new tentative agreement after union workers begin strike
163208home2123UPDATE: More BC Ferries sailings cancelled due to stormy seas
163206home2124All players, coaches, spectators at Hockey Canada events must be vaccinated against COVID
163200home2125Emergency zone doubled as crews continue to battle fire on cargo ship off of Victoria coast
163198home2126B.C. curler helps Canada win at World Wheelchair championships
163188home2127B.C.’s vaccine card enters 2nd stage; bars, gyms, ticketed events to require 2 COVID shots
163186home2128Parents more hesitant to vaccinate kids than themselves, researcher says
163169home2129RCMP investigating reported double homicide in Crofton
163173home2130Horvat nets 2 as Vancouver Canucks spoil Kraken’s home opener with 4-2 win in Seattle
163171home2131Cargo ship catches fire off Victoria’s shore on Saturday after losing 40 shipping containers
163129home2132B.C. records 13 more COVID-19 deaths Friday, 649 new cases
163127home2133Man arrested after false 911 call about a fatal school shooting in Nanaimo
163144home2134B.C. school boards told to determine their own vaccine policy for staff
163154home2135UPDATE: Stabbing victim crashes outside of Chilliwack General Hospital while driving to ER
163152home2136Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas
163125home2137First Nations seek safety upgrade for B.C. harbour after pair of floatplane crashes
163119home2138Memorial to residential school victims removed from Parliament Hill
163121home2139Years of waiting finally end as Seattle Kraken make home debut
163123home2140Quebec premier says Trudeau must ensure the Quebec nation does not lose a seat
163115home2141Prince Rupert resident wins Sportsnet Hockey Predictor Contest
163111home2142PODCAST: Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull, hot dog king Skully White interviewed
163109home2143Thieves steal 80 children’s life jackets from Nanaimo marine rescue organization
163105home2144People with allergic reaction to COVID-19 vaccine can still get second dose: NACI
163103home2145Modernizing B.C. forests starts with up-to-date facts, industry says
163087home2146B.C. mother’s murder conviction upheld
163101home2147Proof of vaccinations required at 2022 BC Winter Games in Vernon
163085home2148Record number humpback calves spotted off B.C.’s south coast in 2021
163083home2149North America’s top Halloween candy choices revealed
163081home2150Gas prices fuel highest inflation rate in nearly two decades
163079home2151Injured VicPD officer prevents suicide attempt after leaving hospital
163075home2152Vancouver Island high school runners race together for first time in over a year
163073home2153Warning issued after bear knocks over B.C. angler
163067home2154Accused killer of Vancouver Island mom to be tried by jury next summer
163062home2155Chilliwack MLA Kelli Paddon reads powerful words from bullied 11-year-old in BC Legislature
163060home2156Person who allegedly painted swastika on Nanaimo business caught on security camera
163058home2157One more summer of construction for delayed, over-budget West Coast highway link
163056home2158Canada lifts global advisory on non-essential travel, still advises against cruises
163054home2159Canadian Blood Services eyes removing sexual orientation-based donation restrictions
163050home2160Sheriff: Woman dead after Alec Baldwin fires movie set prop gun
163037home2161100 Mile House RCMP investigate late-night homicide, one person dead
163033home2162Greater Victoria MLA Adam Olsen reveals past drug use in an attempt to end stigma
163031home2163B.C. high school football searching for new venue
163029home2164Safety Minister warns others after Hope restaurant closed over COVID protocols
163027home2165B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10,000 for disturbing killer whales
163023home2166FBI: Remains found in Florida park identified as Brian Laundrie
163017home2167Q&A: What you need to know about the national proof-of-vaccine document
163015home2168B.C.’s two-dose COVID-19 requirement takes effect on Sunday
163013home2169PMO says it will do all it can to ensure all residential school records are provided
163007home2170Flooding in Venice worsens off-season amid climate change
163005home2171Queen Elizabeth II ‘in good spirits’ after a night in hospital
163011home2172‘Fearless’ northern B.C. chief remembered after death
163002home2173Missing man last seen in Fairy Creek logging protest area
162997home2174Hope restaurant ordered to remain closed over COVID non-compliance: B.C. court
162995home2175B.C. premier defends freedom of information fee, may not be $25
162993home2176Man fined for keeping baby owls in his B.C. home
162989home2177Ocean Cleanup returns to B.C. with its first dent out of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
162981home2178Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA
162979home2179Bold bear breaks into West Kootenay family home
162987home2180Pfizer will ship millions of vaccine doses for kids as soon as it’s approved: Trudeau
162975home2181Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey
162965home2182Interior Health MLAs ask B.C. to clarify why local WHL teams are stuck with capacity limits
162923home2183Northern B.C. First Nation band blocks MCFD workers from taking 6-year-old off reserve
162956home2184‘Probability is strong’ human remains may be Brian Laundrie, suspect in Petito death
162938home2185Woman injured by Nelson snowbank wins new trial against city: Canada’s top court
162915home2186UPDATED: Prince Rupert resident wins $5.8 million Lotto
162894home2187$1.4 million lost to cryptocurrency fraud over 3 months in Island community
162879home2188Newfoundland and Labrador to drop the word ‘savages’ from provincial coat of arms
162871home2189Raucous ferris-wheel wedding awakens residents’ ire in Surrey
162869home2190Severe windstorm forecast for portions of Vancouver Island
162864home2191Ferry sailings on Nanaimo-Horseshoe Bay route delayed due to engine trouble
162843home2192Winnipeg teacher placed on leave after racial slur used in classroom
162822home2193Man who twice swam the length of B.C.’s longest river named to Fraser River Hall of Fame
162808home2194Flair Airlines landing at Comox Valley Airport, adding new Toronto/Victoria route
163549entertainment1Errington War Memorial Hall performance series returns for 2021-22 season
163372entertainment2It’s a hit: Vancouver-set Punjabi comedy movie breaks box-office record with Surrey talent
163370entertainment3Canadian music icon Colin James slated to play Qualicum Beach concert on Nov. 8
163308entertainment4Making of Alec Baldwin movie is halted after fatal shooting
163236entertainment5James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ dies
163212entertainment6Screen world ponders future of guns on sets after ‘Rust’ shooting
163204entertainment7Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting during ‘Rust’ filming
163562trending-now1PHOTOS: Netflix crew leaves Island preschool with a permanent makeover
163487trending-now2Scary secrets: counting down 10 ‘hidden gem’ horror movies to watch on Halloween
163477trending-now3Switching to LEDs could prevent frightening bills for Halloween mega displays: BC Hydro
163471trending-now4Spirit Loop aims to boost tourism on southern Vancouver Island
163465trending-now5VIDEO: First pin presented as Legion kicks off 100th poppy campaign
163422trending-now6Team Canada unveils kit from Lululemon for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
163343trending-now7Poll: Canadians still reluctant to hand out Halloween candy due to pandemic
163310trending-now8Legion marks 100th anniversary of poppy symbol during campaign launch
163288trending-now9VIDEO: Storm pounds Campbell River shoreline
163242trending-now10‘Squid Game’ causing fear on Canadian playgrounds
163085trending-now11Record number humpback calves spotted off B.C.’s south coast in 2021
163083trending-now12North America’s top Halloween candy choices revealed
163021trending-now13Ancient solar storm helped pinpoint the exact date Vikings settled in Newfoundland
163500community1Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 seeks entries for annual poster, literary contest
163443community2Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers to hold 14th annual Christmas Extravaganza
163222community3PQBeat: Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive aims to create Christmas joy again for 2021
163220community4City of Parksville provides safety ‘tips and tricks’ for Halloween 2021
162841community5Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 to launch annual poppy campaign on Oct. 29
163175community6Toy time: 2021 Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive gets underway in Parksville on Nov. 1
162981community7Pandemic sparked puppy boom in B.C., but no spike in pet returns: BC SPCA
162735community8Oceanside Health and Wellness Network fall learning series kicks off on Oct. 29
162722community9Oceanside Running Club Association donates funds to Haven Society Parksville
163224marketplace1Giving thanks: Qualicum residents celebrate the season
163447letters1LETTER: ‘Veterans lost their lives in devoted service to their country and nation’
163180letters2LETTER: The reality is, our health care system in B.C. is archaic
163465video1VIDEO: First pin presented as Legion kicks off 100th poppy campaign
163422video2Team Canada unveils kit from Lululemon for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
163345video3Trudeau unveils larger cabinet with nine new faces
163312video4VIDEO: Indigenous leaders say new cabinet must renew commitment to reconciliation
104180sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
123600travel1Discover Parksville and Qualicum Beach
163222podcasts1PQBeat: Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive aims to create Christmas joy again for 2021
163111podcasts2PODCAST: Abbotsford Canucks head coach Trent Cull, hot dog king Skully White interviewed