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113505news1Penticton RCMP warn of new ‘porting’ scam that puts internet banking, online accounts at risk
113503news2‘A loud sonic boom’: Gabriola Island residents recount fatal plane crash
113501news3Thunberg ‘a bit surprised’ to be Time ‘Person of the Year’
113489news4Experiment from Ballenas students heads to International Space Station
113481news5UPDATED: No survivors in Gabriola Island plane crash: RCMP
113493news6Regional District of Nanaimo working on new waste diversion initiatives
113474news7VIDEO: Harbour Air makes history with first electric aircraft test flight
113479news8Trudeau’s minority Liberal government survives first confidence vote
113476news9The Grinch who Stole a Hedge: Security camera captures Chilliwack tree theft
113455news10The Russell Troupe finds a comfort zone in small Island community
113451news11Dogs and cat rescued in house fire in Nanaimo
113462news12Salmonella outbreak in Canada linked to rodents and snakes
113449news13Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport
113444news14B.C. woman charged in connection to stolen vehicle smash-up in Kamloops
113497news15B.C. patients wait 41% longer than national average to see a walk-in doctor: Medimap
113437news16Truck with body inside found at bottom of lake near ferry in Kootenays
113435news17VIDEO: Calgary man narrowly escapes from avalanche while running at Lake Louise
113428news18RCMP asks Kootenay cannabis shop to remove image of famous Mountie from storefront
113426news19No injuries reported in five-vehicle pileup in Nanoose Bay
113424news20BC Ferries adds 170 extra sailings for the holidays
113414news21One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial
113412news22Anti-money laundering agency warns casinos to watch gamers playing with bank drafts
113405news23Man in mobility scooter falls 30 feet down Vancouver SkyTrain elevator shaft
113417news24Democrats announce agreement on North American trade pact
113399news25Canadian actor aboard cruise ship saw beginning of New Zealand volcano eruption
113395news26China hints at national security trials for 2 Canadians detained for one year
113393news27B.C. seaplane company set to test the first commercial electronic plane
113391news28Bill Cosby loses appeal of sexual assault conviction
113389news29‘We must act’: Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges
113387news30Fireballs to fill the sky Friday for brightest meteor shower of the year
113383news31Christmas program creating tradition for PQB single mother and daughter
113381news32Province sues over sailing incident that killed teen with disabilities
113385news33Public hearing set for affordable housing development in Parksville
113368news34First Nations want Big Bar landslide cleared ASAP to allow fish passage
113366news35Vancouver Island police first in B.C. to offer mental health resiliency training
113364news36Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020
113360news37Firefighters called to burning motorhome on Nanaimo’s waterfront
113350news38Chilliwack family’s therapy dog injured in hit and run
113347news39Cougar destroyed in Penticton area after mauling dog, killing cat
113336news40Vancouver Island blues musician’s mother’s home burglarized and ransacked
113332news41UPDATED: Man taken to hospital after barricading himself in Victoria synagogue
113330news42Dance cancelled after Alberta teacher’s climate lesson prompts online threats
113326news43Feds not enforcing standards on Hungarian duck imports, B.C. farmer says
113324news44‘Kind of lacking:’ Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won’t fund spinal surgery
113322news45In surprise move, defence won’t call witnesses for accused in Abbotsford school killing
113320news46New caller ID verification program expected to protect Canadians from ‘spoof’ calls
113318news47Liberals to release fiscal update before Christmas, Morneau says
113316news4874% of 911 calls are from cellphones, so know your location: E-Comm
113314news49No negligence in RCMP actions in B.C. teen’s overdose death: Watchdog
113312news50320 years since the ‘Big One’ doesn’t mean it’s overdue: B.C. professor
113308news51B.C. coroner asking for help identifying man found dead in Peace region
113302news52Lawyer competence includes knowledge of Indigenous-Crown history: B.C. law society
113298news535 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano
113296news54Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
113294news55Wealth of Canadians divided along racial lines, says report on income inequality
113274news56Vancouver ‘party bus’ slapped with $27,000+ fine for carrying minors, alcohol on board
113271news57B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition
113280news58Rescue dogs come to Canada in search of forever families
113278news59Ontario court to hear challenge to prison needle ban this week
113276news60Conservatives urge Morneau to deliver ‘urgent’ fall economic update
113269news61INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?
113264news62B.C. creates $8.5M organization to improve safety for health care workers
113262news63North Korea conducts ‘important test’ at once-dismantled site
113260news64B.C. treaty commissioner expects UNDRIP bill to speed treaty talks, more deals
113256news65Kovrig clings to humour as ‘two Michaels’ near one year in Chinese prison
113254news66Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally
113250news67Brain injury from domestic abuse a ‘public health crisis,’ says B.C. researcher
113245news68PQB crime report: Thieves pilfer cash, root beer and hand sanitizer
113236news69Campbell River mom’s iPhone containing priceless photos stolen from Victoria hospital parkade
113232news70Parksville, Qualicum Beach look at joint management of fire rescue departments
113234news71‘Norovirus-like’ outbreak interrupts Bantam hockey showcase in Greater Victoria
113228news72$578: that’s how much your first distracted driving ticket will cost with recent premium hikes
113226news73Kelowna man attempts to steal bait bike from RCMP parking lot
113222news74Solutions in sight for Parksville Qualicum Beach doctor shortage
113119news75Support group offered for B.C. grandparents raising kids
113206news76VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub
113204news77Alberta’s top court upholds conviction in deaths of couple and grandson
113194news78B.C. pharmaceutical company’s stocks double in value after successful lupus drug trial
113192news79Second warning on romaine lettuce from California region as another E. coli case reported
113190news80Raise the curtains: New outdoor theatre coming to Parksville
113188news81Six B.C. municipalities accepted as interveners in Supreme Court of Canada carbon-pricing case
113182news83Residents in B.C. city could face 133% tax hike in ‘worst case’ lawsuit outcome: report
113176news84B.C. Transit finds 28 used fareboxes online, saves $300,000
113174news85Many of Canada’s working poor can’t afford lawyers, don’t qualify for legal aid
113170news86‘Things haven’t changed enough:’ Ecole Polytechnique anniversary prompts reflection
113165news87RDN residents display good recycling habits
113163news88‘Handmade for Hope’ will run at Orca Place in Parksville
113168news89BC Hydro reservoirs see record low rain across Vancouver Island
113157news90VIDEO: John Lennon’s iconic Rolls Royce rolls into Vancouver Island college for checkup
113153news91VIDEO: Federal Liberals’ throne speech welcomes opposition’s ideas
113151news92Petition calls for appeal of ex-Burns Lake mayor’s sentence for sex assault
113149news93Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub
113143news94BC firefighters to help battle Australian bushfires
113141news95B.C. NDP touts the end of MSP premiums
113134news96Illicit drug deaths down, but B.C. coroner says thousands still overdose
113132news97Trustees ask for more help after tearful meeting on B.C. school’s ‘toxic’ stench
113127news98One of B.C’s last surviving strip clubs baring all again for Christmas charity
113125news99University of Victoria researchers develop industry-changing ‘hyper-glue’
113123news100Threats to the Fraser River at ‘new zenith,’ says river conservationist
113115news101Final appeal rejected for man convicted in deaths of missing Alberta seniors
113111news102More than 200 patients died waiting for organ transplants in 2018: report
113113news103Thieving gun-toting Santa breaks into Princeton restaurant, makes icing sugar sandwich
113109news104Infants should be tested for autism if older siblings are diagnosed, Canadian study suggests
113106news105Democrats take major step in drafting articles of impeachment on Trump
113098news106VIDEO: Rockslide closes part of Highway 93 in Fairmont Hot Springs
113091news107Province gives $4.93M boost to school-based gang prevention program
113089news108Parksville council: High-traffic area no place for a car wash
113072news109School districts looking to partner with RDN on recycling education
113069news111VIDEO: A brief history of bumps in the Trudeau-Trump relationship
113067news112Opening day delayed at Mount Washington
113065news113Province begins forfeiture of Shawnigan contaminated soil site
113063news114Man killed in crash due to ‘absolutely treacherous’ conditions on Coquihalla
113061news115Former Burns Lake mayor gets two years for sexual assaults against minors
113059news116Bag of cocaine left in Vancouver Island grocery store aisle
113056news117RCMP officer was justified using hose in rooftop standoff: B.C. watchdog
113052news118Bag of cocaine left in Parksville Qualicum Beach grocery store aisle
113048news119Union for parole officers at B.C. halfway house says public safety at risk
113045news120B.C. bans logging in sensitive Silverdaisy area in Skagit River Valley
113043news121Surrey fugitive captured in California was motivated by revenge, $160,000: court documents
113040news122VIDEO: Feds say next carbon price hike won’t be decided til 2022
113031news123Island fish processing plant still discharges contaminated effluent, activist says
113029news124Coroners service investigating following death of Comox Valley military firefighter
113027news125Firefighters not at fault for pickup damaged getting out of the way: courts
113025news126Canadian families could pay nearly $500 more for food in 2020: report
113023news127Vancouver police officer fined $1,500 after hitting pedestrian
113018news128Locomotive engineer killed in ‘accident’ at CP Railway yard in Coquitlam
113016news129Transport agency asks for public input on air travel for people with disabilities
113013news130Trump’s ‘serious misconduct’ takes centre stage at hearing
113011news131VIDEO: Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after palace gossip goes viral
113008news132Trans Mountain pipeline will be the ‘best darn pipeline in the world,’ says CEO
112992news133Corcan-Meadowood group unhappy with regional district
112996news134Oceanside RCMP to hand out speeding warnings adorned with student artwork
112982news135VIDEO: B.C. researchers to offer low-cost prosthetic hands
112998news136Canada home to 6.5 million people with one or more disability
112976news137Third child luring incident within a week in West Kelowna
112972news138Mail destroyed after Canada Post truck flips, catches fire near Prince George
112968news139Two arrested after shots fired in North Okanagan
112964news1401,200 used syringes found during clean up of Penticton homeless camp
112961news141Trudeau sidesteps Trump question about Canadian defence spending
112959news142Motherhood, social norms behind gender wage gap in Canada: federal docs
112957news143Moving Benadryl behind the counter doesn’t resolve safety concerns: pharmacists
112955news144City of Parksville honours 16-year-old for intervening in dispute involving knife-wielding man
112953news145Prince Rupert man who killed foster parents in 2017 receives three-year sentence
112951news146VIDEO: $50,000 reward offered for B.C. man wanted in international money laundering scheme
112949news147RCMP arrest knife-wielding man at gunpoint during Duncan’s Christmas Kick Off
112947news148UN Indigenous rights becoming law in B.C., John Horgan tells chiefs
112943news149Disastrous sportfishing season on the Fraser River a ‘wakeup call’
112939news150Dog needs surgery, tests after being found ‘immobilized, terrified’ in B.C.’s Peace region
112937news151B.C. teacher suspended for three days for getting ‘visibly angry’ in front of Grade 4 class
112934news152Shoppers Drug Mart’s online portal for medical pot comes to B.C.
112932news153Trudeau to hold first post-election meeting with Trump on NATO sidelines
112930news154Huawei moving US research centre to Canada
112924news155Parksville Community Centre aims to become financially independent
112906news156Two men arrested, drugs and weapons seized after Parksville drug bust
112920news157Pop culture influences 2019 pet names such as Kawhi, Alaska and Khaleesi
112922news158White Rock only B.C. community where female police officers outnumber men
112902news159Cowichan Valley neighbours mobilize to help family after Saturday fire
112893news160Satan makes appearance at Island Christmas parade following typo
112890news161‘Extremely violent’ fugitive in Surrey murder arrested in California: IHIT
112883news162RCMP cleared in death of B.C. man who was found naked, bloody in car wash
112881news163Vancouver woman must pay $1,110 after dog bolts from elevator and bites Shiba Inu
112879news164B.C. senior stuck in Thai hospital with no travel insurance
112872news165Legal reckoning: New sexual abuse lawsuits could cost Catholic church more than $4B
112870news166Anti-nuke activists seek their own Greta, as Canada urged to push NATO on bombs
112868news167Facing case backlog, B.C.’s information commissioner says office may need more money
112864news168$50 million available for rural B.C. high-speed internet projects
112862news169VIDEO: Harbour Air gears up for launch of first fully-electric commercial seaplane
112855news170B.C. mom charged with abducting child to face trial in U.K. this week
112806news171Whistleblower law protects public employees, B.C. Ombudsperson says
112791news172RCMP remind Parksville Qualicum Beach drivers to get ready for winter
112769news173Qualicum school district board declares a climate emergency
112749news174B.C. woman describes state-of-the-art Parkinson’s treatment as ‘miraculous’
112714news175Three of five cats freeze to death after being left in wire crate in South Okanagan
112712news176BC Silver Alert co-founder calls 2019 a tragic year for seniors with dementia
112708news177Port Alberni man dies in rollover crash on Mount Arrowsmith logging road
112694news178Penticton residents, businesses embrace ‘naughty’ Santa
112692news179Community Living B.C. workers ratify new labour deal
112687news180Edmonton mayor says he can help Trudeau deal with angry western premiers
112685news181B.C. Conservative MP Ed Fast declines critic role, cites Scheer’s leadership
112681news182UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Nanaimo schools after threat
112676news183There were 96,000 crashes in B.C. parking lots in 2018, ICBC says
112671news184First Nation elder’s trial accusing B.C. Mountie of excessive force begins
112664news185Fentanyl, sawed-off shotgun, $15,000 cash found in bust in downtown Nanaimo
112659news186Scheer heads to Conservative heartland after a bruising week of challenges
112643news187Coombs man finds two discarded, dead sheep on Hilliers Road
112637news188Tigh-Na-Mara Toy Drive for SOS in Parksville brings in 1,800 toys and more than $13,000
112639news189Real or fake: Choosing the best Christmas tree for the planet
112628news190Naked, bloody man drowns on Vancouver Island; police watchdog notified
112617news191Terrace man with neurological medical conditions burned in acid attack
112613news192Thieves target Victoria restaurants, take $900 in seafood, $400 in tips
112611news193‘What would Santa do?’: Head of Santa school agrees with firing of Penticton man
112604news194VIDEO: B.C. raptor rehab group rescues bald eagle from sewage treatment pond
112596news195UPDATE: Police say missing teenage girl from Nanaimo has been found
112587news196Crude photos land Penticton’s Santa on the ‘naughty list’
112568news197B.C. tour company fined $35K for baiting bears with peanut butter, meatballs
113491business1Millennial Money: How procrastinators can win at gift-giving
113407business2Strata rental bans escape B.C. speculation tax through 2021, Carole James says
113356business3Backlash to Peloton ad could boost exercise equipment maker’s sales, experts say
113215business4Brewing company gets liquor licence in Qualicum Beach, can now move forward on building plans
113082business5Errington mill closes, approximately 50 workers lose their jobs
113172business6Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%
113050business7Cannabis ice cream? Province prepares for B.C. Bud edibles
113010business8Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.75 per cent
112978business9B.C. craft cannabis growers wind through layers of government
112896business10‘B.C. bud’ cannabis still underground, John Horgan hopes to rescue it
112875business11WorkSafeBC changes called for after B.C. sawmill explosions
112877business12Amazon pulls Auschwitz ‘Christmas ornaments’ after protest
112858business13Husky Energy confirms 370 job cuts as it trims spending by $500 million
112762business14Nanaimo’s first licensed cannabis store opens next week
112724business15Memorandum of Understanding signed between Parksville Qualicum Beach associations, chamber
112689business16B.C. Indigenous rights overhaul first job of 2020, John Horgan says
112683business17Feds post $5.8B deficit in first half of 2019-20 fiscal year
113487sports1Tavares scores twice as Maple Leafs earn 4-1 win over Canucks
113258sports2Kwalikum beats Brentwood 47-28 in high school girls hoop action
113239sports3Miller nets winner as Canucks edge Sabres 6-5 in OT
113230sports4Teddy Bear Toss time as Generals host Victoria Cougars
113117sports5Parksville swimmer shatters four world records
113241sports6B.C.-born hockey official talks to IIHF about switching European rule book to NHL rules
113139sports7Oscar Hickes: Longest running hockey tournament on Vancouver Island cancelled
113035sports8Canadian lacrosse becomes latest sport to nix ‘midget’ from division names
112989sports9Roussel scores in return as Canucks cruise to 5-2 win over Senators
112985sports10Generals pick up three of possible four points
113074sports11Parksville Curling Club to host U18 bonspiel
113021sports12Kelowna filmmaker reflects on one-of-a-kind North Korea hockey documentary
112966sports13Missing Grey Cup rings may have been accidentally donated to Langley Value Village
112928sports14Top NHL draft prospects Lafreniere, Byfield named to Canada’s world junior camp
112908sports15NHL player Borowiecki halts attempted robbery in Vancouver
112756sports16Ballenas Whalers fall 25-14 to Windsor Dukes in Subway Bowl provincial title game
112824sports17Draisaitl nets 2, leads Oilers to 3-2 win over Canucks
112771sports18Pearson has 4 points as Canucks roll to 5-2 win over Oilers
112526sports19VIDEO: Flames try to focus on hockey as Brind’Amour confirms coach hit players
113180life3Fashion Fridays: Ethical and sustainable gifts for the season
113499life4Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit
113147life5Lauren Cartmel opens Ma Maison restaurant
113292life6The art of Kelly Corbett
112994life7Fairytale Mountain
113464opinion1COLUMN: Avoid the online temptation and buy local
113403opinion2WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas
113397opinion3POLL: Do you recycle on a regular basis?
113252opinion4B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along
112941opinion5POLL: Do you have a family doctor in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area?
113493home1Regional District of Nanaimo working on new waste diversion initiatives
113489home2Experiment from Ballenas students heads to International Space Station
113385home3Public hearing set for affordable housing development in Parksville
113426home4No injuries reported in five-vehicle pileup in Nanoose Bay
113383home5Christmas program creating tradition for PQB single mother and daughter
113245home6PQB crime report: Thieves pilfer cash, root beer and hand sanitizer
113222home7Solutions in sight for Parksville Qualicum Beach doctor shortage
113283home8A very cheesy Christmas at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
113232home9Parksville, Qualicum Beach look at joint management of fire rescue departments
113190home10Raise the curtains: New outdoor theatre coming to Parksville
113163home11‘Handmade for Hope’ will run at Orca Place in Parksville
113165home12RDN residents display good recycling habits
113117home13Parksville swimmer shatters four world records
113082home14Errington mill closes, approximately 50 workers lose their jobs
113052home15Bag of cocaine left in Parksville Qualicum Beach grocery store aisle
113089home16Parksville council: High-traffic area no place for a car wash
112992home17Corcan-Meadowood group unhappy with regional district
112996home18Oceanside RCMP to hand out speeding warnings adorned with student artwork
112955home19City of Parksville honours 16-year-old for intervening in dispute involving knife-wielding man
112906home20Two men arrested, drugs and weapons seized after Parksville drug bust
113072home21School districts looking to partner with RDN on recycling education
112924home22Parksville Community Centre aims to become financially independent
112820home23Parksville Qualicum Beach businesses step up as Christmas Angels
112888home24ECHO Players bring Christmas cheer to Qualicum Beach
113236home25Campbell River mom’s iPhone containing priceless photos stolen from Victoria hospital parkade
112826home26Volunteers needed for annual Parksville Qualicum Beach bird count
112769home27Qualicum school district board declares a climate emergency
112791home28RCMP remind Parksville Qualicum Beach drivers to get ready for winter
112756home29Ballenas Whalers fall 25-14 to Windsor Dukes in Subway Bowl provincial title game
112724home30Memorandum of Understanding signed between Parksville Qualicum Beach associations, chamber
112696home31Arrowsmith Search and Rescue looking for new recruits
112643home32Coombs man finds two discarded, dead sheep on Hilliers Road
109835bignews1ELECTION 2019: NDP’s Gord Johns re-elected in Courtenay-Alberni
113481home21UPDATED: No survivors in Gabriola Island plane crash: RCMP
113505home22Penticton RCMP warn of new ‘porting’ scam that puts internet banking, online accounts at risk
113501home23Thunberg ‘a bit surprised’ to be Time ‘Person of the Year’
113497home24B.C. patients wait 41% longer than national average to see a walk-in doctor: Medimap
113495home25Toronto Raptors, Don Cherry top the list of Canadians’ Google searches in 2019
113487home26Tavares scores twice as Maple Leafs earn 4-1 win over Canucks
113474home27VIDEO: Harbour Air makes history with first electric aircraft test flight
113476home28The Grinch who Stole a Hedge: Security camera captures Chilliwack tree theft
113455home29The Russell Troupe finds a comfort zone in small Island community
113451home210Dogs and cat rescued in house fire in Nanaimo
113462home211Salmonella outbreak in Canada linked to rodents and snakes
113449home212Meng Wanzhou wins right to more documents involving arrest at Vancouver airport
113439home213B.C. family’s ‘Feud’ game-show trip ‘meant to happen’ after father’s death
113437home214Truck with body inside found at bottom of lake near ferry in Kootenays
113435home215VIDEO: Calgary man narrowly escapes from avalanche while running at Lake Louise
113432home216PHOTOS: Competitive Christmas light display takes sarcastic turn in Princeton
113428home217RCMP asks Kootenay cannabis shop to remove image of famous Mountie from storefront
113424home218BC Ferries adds 170 extra sailings for the holidays
113412home219Anti-money laundering agency warns casinos to watch gamers playing with bank drafts
113407home220Strata rental bans escape B.C. speculation tax through 2021, Carole James says
113405home221Man in mobility scooter falls 30 feet down Vancouver SkyTrain elevator shaft
113403home222WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas
113395home223China hints at national security trials for 2 Canadians detained for one year
113387home224Fireballs to fill the sky Friday for brightest meteor shower of the year
113381home225Province sues over sailing incident that killed teen with disabilities
113368home226First Nations want Big Bar landslide cleared ASAP to allow fish passage
113364home227Assessed value of Lower Mainland homes expected to decrease in 2020
113360home228Firefighters called to burning motorhome on Nanaimo’s waterfront
113350home229Chilliwack family’s therapy dog injured in hit and run
113347home230Cougar destroyed in Penticton area after mauling dog, killing cat
113326home231Feds not enforcing standards on Hungarian duck imports, B.C. farmer says
113340home232No reports yet of Canadians affected by New Zealand volcano eruption, feds say
113336home233Vancouver Island blues musician’s mother’s home burglarized and ransacked
113332home234UPDATED: Man taken to hospital after barricading himself in Victoria synagogue
113330home235Dance cancelled after Alberta teacher’s climate lesson prompts online threats
113322home236In surprise move, defence won’t call witnesses for accused in Abbotsford school killing
113252home237B.C. VIEWS: An engine that hums right along
113316home23874% of 911 calls are from cellphones, so know your location: E-Comm
113314home239No negligence in RCMP actions in B.C. teen’s overdose death: Watchdog
113312home240320 years since the ‘Big One’ doesn’t mean it’s overdue: B.C. professor
113310home241Would you leave your baby alone to go to the gym? This Canadian dad did
113308home242B.C. coroner asking for help identifying man found dead in Peace region
113302home243Lawyer competence includes knowledge of Indigenous-Crown history: B.C. law society
113294home244Wealth of Canadians divided along racial lines, says report on income inequality
113274home245Vancouver ‘party bus’ slapped with $27,000+ fine for carrying minors, alcohol on board
113271home246B.C. universities post $340 million worth of surpluses thanks to international student tuition
113276home247Conservatives urge Morneau to deliver ‘urgent’ fall economic update
113269home248INFOGRAPHIC: How much money did your local university or college make last year?
113264home249B.C. creates $8.5M organization to improve safety for health care workers
113256home250Kovrig clings to humour as ‘two Michaels’ near one year in Chinese prison
113250home251Brain injury from domestic abuse a ‘public health crisis,’ says B.C. researcher
113239home252Miller nets winner as Canucks edge Sabres 6-5 in OT
113234home253‘Norovirus-like’ outbreak interrupts Bantam hockey showcase in Greater Victoria
113228home254$578: that’s how much your first distracted driving ticket will cost with recent premium hikes
113226home255Kelowna man attempts to steal bait bike from RCMP parking lot
113197home256Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking
113192home257Second warning on romaine lettuce from California region as another E. coli case reported
113182home258Residents in B.C. city could face 133% tax hike in ‘worst case’ lawsuit outcome: report
113194home259B.C. pharmaceutical company’s stocks double in value after successful lupus drug trial
113241home260B.C.-born hockey official talks to IIHF about switching European rule book to NHL rules
113168home261BC Hydro reservoirs see record low rain across Vancouver Island
113157home262VIDEO: John Lennon’s iconic Rolls Royce rolls into Vancouver Island college for checkup
113170home263‘Things haven’t changed enough:’ Ecole Polytechnique anniversary prompts reflection
113176home265B.C. Transit finds 28 used fareboxes online, saves $300,000
113174home266Many of Canada’s working poor can’t afford lawyers, don’t qualify for legal aid
113172home267Economy lost 71,200 jobs in November, unemployment rate climbs to 5.9%
113098home268VIDEO: Rockslide closes part of Highway 93 in Fairmont Hot Springs
113151home269Petition calls for appeal of ex-Burns Lake mayor’s sentence for sex assault
113149home270Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub
113143home271BC firefighters to help battle Australian bushfires
113141home272B.C. NDP touts the end of MSP premiums
113139home273Oscar Hickes: Longest running hockey tournament on Vancouver Island cancelled
113134home274Illicit drug deaths down, but B.C. coroner says thousands still overdose
113132home275Trustees ask for more help after tearful meeting on B.C. school’s ‘toxic’ stench
113127home276One of B.C’s last surviving strip clubs baring all again for Christmas charity
113125home277University of Victoria researchers develop industry-changing ‘hyper-glue’
113123home278Threats to the Fraser River at ‘new zenith,’ says river conservationist
113115home279Final appeal rejected for man convicted in deaths of missing Alberta seniors
113113home280Thieving gun-toting Santa breaks into Princeton restaurant, makes icing sugar sandwich
113109home281Infants should be tested for autism if older siblings are diagnosed, Canadian study suggests
113091home282Province gives $4.93M boost to school-based gang prevention program
113087home283Vancouver Island town to star in new Syfy series: Resident Alien
113085home284Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget
113067home286Opening day delayed at Mount Washington
113065home287Province begins forfeiture of Shawnigan contaminated soil site
113063home288Man killed in crash due to ‘absolutely treacherous’ conditions on Coquihalla
113061home289Former Burns Lake mayor gets two years for sexual assaults against minors
113056home290RCMP officer was justified using hose in rooftop standoff: B.C. watchdog
113050home291Cannabis ice cream? Province prepares for B.C. Bud edibles
113048home292Union for parole officers at B.C. halfway house says public safety at risk
113045home293B.C. bans logging in sensitive Silverdaisy area in Skagit River Valley
113043home294Surrey fugitive captured in California was motivated by revenge, $160,000: court documents
113037home295Nearly 40% of Canadians want creationism taught in schools: poll
113035home296Canadian lacrosse becomes latest sport to nix ‘midget’ from division names
113031home297Island fish processing plant still discharges contaminated effluent, activist says
113029home298Coroners service investigating following death of Comox Valley military firefighter
113027home299Firefighters not at fault for pickup damaged getting out of the way: courts
113025home2100Canadian families could pay nearly $500 more for food in 2020: report
113023home2101Vancouver police officer fined $1,500 after hitting pedestrian
113021home2102Kelowna filmmaker reflects on one-of-a-kind North Korea hockey documentary
112922home2103White Rock only B.C. community where female police officers outnumber men
112972home2104Mail destroyed after Canada Post truck flips, catches fire near Prince George
113018home2105Locomotive engineer killed in ‘accident’ at CP Railway yard in Coquitlam
113008home2106Trans Mountain pipeline will be the ‘best darn pipeline in the world,’ says CEO
112982home2107VIDEO: B.C. researchers to offer low-cost prosthetic hands
113002home2108Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’
112978home2109B.C. craft cannabis growers wind through layers of government
112976home2110Third child luring incident within a week in West Kelowna
112968home2111Two arrested after shots fired in North Okanagan
113000home2112B.C.’s 500th lung transplant, from Okanagan, delivers thanks
112964home21131,200 used syringes found during clean up of Penticton homeless camp
112957home2114Moving Benadryl behind the counter doesn’t resolve safety concerns: pharmacists
112966home2115Missing Grey Cup rings may have been accidentally donated to Langley Value Village
112893home2116Satan makes appearance at Island Christmas parade following typo
112953home2117Prince Rupert man who killed foster parents in 2017 receives three-year sentence
112949home2118RCMP arrest knife-wielding man at gunpoint during Duncan’s Christmas Kick Off
112947home2119UN Indigenous rights becoming law in B.C., John Horgan tells chiefs
112943home2120Disastrous sportfishing season on the Fraser River a ‘wakeup call’
112939home2121Dog needs surgery, tests after being found ‘immobilized, terrified’ in B.C.’s Peace region
112937home2122B.C. teacher suspended for three days for getting ‘visibly angry’ in front of Grade 4 class
112934home2123Shoppers Drug Mart’s online portal for medical pot comes to B.C.
112890home2124‘Extremely violent’ fugitive in Surrey murder arrested in California: IHIT
112932home2125Trudeau to hold first post-election meeting with Trump on NATO sidelines
112930home2126Huawei moving US research centre to Canada
112908home2127NHL player Borowiecki halts attempted robbery in Vancouver
112920home2128Pop culture influences 2019 pet names such as Kawhi, Alaska and Khaleesi
112902home2129Cowichan Valley neighbours mobilize to help family after Saturday fire
112900home2130Dictionary.com chooses ‘existential’ as word of the year
112879home2131B.C. senior stuck in Thai hospital with no travel insurance
112883home2132RCMP cleared in death of B.C. man who was found naked, bloody in car wash
112881home2133Vancouver woman must pay $1,110 after dog bolts from elevator and bites Shiba Inu
112875home2134WorkSafeBC changes called for after B.C. sawmill explosions
112877home2135Amazon pulls Auschwitz ‘Christmas ornaments’ after protest
112868home2136Facing case backlog, B.C.’s information commissioner says office may need more money
112855home2137B.C. mom charged with abducting child to face trial in U.K. this week
112864home2138$50 million available for rural B.C. high-speed internet projects
112858home2139Husky Energy confirms 370 job cuts as it trims spending by $500 million
112824home2140Draisaitl nets 2, leads Oilers to 3-2 win over Canucks
112806home2141Whistleblower law protects public employees, B.C. Ombudsperson says
112771home2142Pearson has 4 points as Canucks roll to 5-2 win over Oilers
112762home2143Nanaimo’s first licensed cannabis store opens next week
112708home2144Port Alberni man dies in rollover crash on Mount Arrowsmith logging road
112714home2145Three of five cats freeze to death after being left in wire crate in South Okanagan
112712home2146BC Silver Alert co-founder calls 2019 a tragic year for seniors with dementia
112694home2147Penticton residents, businesses embrace ‘naughty’ Santa
112681home2148UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at Nanaimo schools after threat
112676home2149There were 96,000 crashes in B.C. parking lots in 2018, ICBC says
112685home2150B.C. Conservative MP Ed Fast declines critic role, cites Scheer’s leadership
112689home2151B.C. Indigenous rights overhaul first job of 2020, John Horgan says
112671home2152First Nation elder’s trial accusing B.C. Mountie of excessive force begins
112664home2153Fentanyl, sawed-off shotgun, $15,000 cash found in bust in downtown Nanaimo
112639home2154Real or fake: Choosing the best Christmas tree for the planet
112628home2155Naked, bloody man drowns on Vancouver Island; police watchdog notified
112617home2156Terrace man with neurological medical conditions burned in acid attack
112613home2157Thieves target Victoria restaurants, take $900 in seafood, $400 in tips
112611home2158‘What would Santa do?’: Head of Santa school agrees with firing of Penticton man
112604home2159VIDEO: B.C. raptor rehab group rescues bald eagle from sewage treatment pond
112596home2160UPDATE: Police say missing teenage girl from Nanaimo has been found
112568home2161B.C. tour company fined $35K for baiting bears with peanut butter, meatballs
113439entertainment1B.C. family’s ‘Feud’ game-show trip ‘meant to happen’ after father’s death
113409entertainment2‘Jurassic World 3’ will film in Metro Vancouver under working title ‘Arcadia’
113300entertainment3VIDEO: Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms
113283entertainment4A very cheesy Christmas at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks
113247entertainment5VIDEO: SNL skewers Trudeau’s mockery of Trump in high school cafeteria sketch
113219entertainment6Qualicum Beach artist’s recent exhibit deals in texture, subdued tone
113087entertainment7Vancouver Island town to star in new Syfy series: Resident Alien
113216entertainment8Final concerts of the season at Parksville’s MAC
112888entertainment9ECHO Players bring Christmas cheer to Qualicum Beach
112987entertainment10Drawing inspiration from everywhere – Qualicum Beach duo open home gallery
113495trending-now1Toronto Raptors, Don Cherry top the list of Canadians’ Google searches in 2019
113432trending-now2PHOTOS: Competitive Christmas light display takes sarcastic turn in Princeton
113419trending-now3VIDEO: Merriam-Webster declares ‘they’ its 2019 word of the year
113310trending-now4Would you leave your baby alone to go to the gym? This Canadian dad did
113197trending-now5Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking
113180trending-now6Fashion Fridays: Ethical and sustainable gifts for the season
113037trending-now7Nearly 40% of Canadians want creationism taught in schools: poll
112980trending-now8Vote now for the People’s Choice Photo Award
112900trending-now9Dictionary.com chooses ‘existential’ as word of the year
112898trending-now10VIDEO: Three safety tips for shovelling snow
112611trending-now11‘What would Santa do?’: Head of Santa school agrees with firing of Penticton man
112587trending-now12Crude photos land Penticton’s Santa on the ‘naughty list’
113343community1Students and patients with dementia team up to make art in Qualicum Beach
113379community2Community gaming grants for six mid-Vancouver Island not-for-profits
113213community3Qualicum Beach Museum looks to revitalize main building as part of strategic plan
113085community4Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget
113161community5Parksville school stages annual Christmas tree sale
113002community6Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’
113000community7B.C.’s 500th lung transplant, from Okanagan, delivers thanks
112910community8RDN Winter Wonderland bus to tour the region
112820community9Parksville Qualicum Beach businesses step up as Christmas Angels
112826community10Volunteers needed for annual Parksville Qualicum Beach bird count
112812community11Parksville Qualicum Beach honours missing, murdered Indigenous women
112696community12Arrowsmith Search and Rescue looking for new recruits
112728community13Nanaimo hospital Christmas fundraiser looks to raise $1 million for new surgical suite
113304marketplace3Giving others a hand up is a precious gift
113288marketplace4Take the ‘Trail Test Drive’ at new appliance showroom in Nanaimo
112845marketplace5‘Wild’ 3D laser show returns to North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre
112321marketplace6What you don’t know about bra fitting could bust your clasps
113471letters1Photo captures magical moment
113469letters2Grocery store staff wise to scam
113466letters3Gift from a child touches the heart
113403letters4WFP the Grinch who stole Christmas
113080letters5Carbon footprint? Just do as we say
113076letters6Let crisis care society do its job
113078letters7Time for a cold-weather shelter
112912letters8We should be concerned about the less-fortunate
112914letters9We could learn from ancient societies
112916letters10Medical system itself is a problem
113503video1‘A loud sonic boom’: Gabriola Island residents recount fatal plane crash
113444video2B.C. woman charged in connection to stolen vehicle smash-up in Kamloops
113419video3VIDEO: Merriam-Webster declares ‘they’ its 2019 word of the year
113389video4‘We must act’: Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges
113372video5VIDEO: Kenney lays out key demands for meeting with Trudeau
113324video6‘Kind of lacking:’ Injured Bronco wonders why Canada won’t fund spinal surgery
113300video7VIDEO: Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms
104180sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island