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Two fundraisers have identified the youth killed in a Monday crash in Mill Bay as 11-year-old Avery Oye. (GoFundMe photo)

UPDATED: Youth cyclist killed in Mill Bay collision was ‘brilliant young boy of 11’

Fundraisers identify accident victim as Avery Oye

 

Nanaimo Mayor Leonard Krog, left, and chief administrative officer Jake Rudolph, right, present RCMP Supt. Cameron Miller with a piece of artwork during a Nanaimo city council meeting June 21. Miller has been promoted to the position of officer in charge of the RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island. (Photo courtesy Derek Johnstone, City of Nanaimo)

Nanaimo RCMP commander sliding behind the wheel of Vancouver Island highway patrol

Supt. Cameron Miller is now officer in charge of RCMP B.C. Highway Patrol for Vancouver Island

 

A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
A Parksville Fire Department firefighter as he places cones around the scene of motor vehicle incident along the Island Highway on Monday, June 28, 2021. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Road work being done in 2020 on Lee Road between Parksville and Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)

Drivers can expect to see more road crews in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Mainroad Mid-Island Contracting asks drivers to ‘slow down and move over’

Road work being done in 2020 on Lee Road between Parksville and Qualicum Beach. (PQB News file photo)
A vehicle collision where the Alberni Highway meets Jensen Avenue in December 2017. (PQB News file photo)
A vehicle collision where the Alberni Highway meets Jensen Avenue in December 2017. (PQB News file photo)
Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. (Collin C photo)

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in highway collision near Hilliers

BC Highway Patrol says impairment not a contributing factor in crash

Emergency service workers at the collision scene along Highway 4 in Hilliers on Sunday, May 16. (Collin C photo)
Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien explains opposition to 4-way stop at high-traffic intersection

‘None of us on council have the education or training to recommend traffic control systems’

Parksville Coun. Doug O’Brien. (PQB News file photo)
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A Nanaimo RCMP officer is recovering after his patrol car was hit by another vehicle at an intersection on Monday, May 10. (Photo courtesy Julia Rose)

RCMP vehicle broad-sided in Nanaimo intersection crash

Police officer recovering at home following collision Monday

A Nanaimo RCMP officer is recovering after his patrol car was hit by another vehicle at an intersection on Monday, May 10. (Photo courtesy Julia Rose)
Ongoing construction at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 4. (Steve Weldon photo)

New stop lights to be installed where Inland Island Highway meets Alberni Highway

Drivers can expect lane closures during constructions hours

Ongoing construction at the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway 4. (Steve Weldon photo)
A map of the new layout at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville once the four-way stop installation is complete. City crews will begin work on May 5. (Submitted photo)

Installation of 4-way stop at high-traffic intersection in Parksville begins May 5

City says crews will work for two days at Despard and Moilliet

A map of the new layout at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville once the four-way stop installation is complete. City crews will begin work on May 5. (Submitted photo)
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Nanaimo woman, 78, dies after car collides with RV in Parksville

Passenger in car, a 93-year-old man, taken to hospital

(File photo)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)
A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)

B.C. Traffic Services reminds drivers to share the road with motorcyclists

36 riders are killed in 2,400 crashes involving motorcycles on B.C. roads every year

A motorcycle instructor going through a traffic cone course. (Photo courtesy of BC Traffic Services)
The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

High-traffic Parksville intersection to get temporary 4-way stop

City staff to monitor effectiveness of traffic-calming measure at Despard and Moilliet

The intersection of Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street, where a child was struck and injured in November 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Busy B.C. intersection gets unique ‘touchless’ crosswalk signals

The new traffic light started operation in April

The corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road in Fort Langley now has traffic signals, and new “touchless” signal activation buttons. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Photo taken on Sunday, March 29, outside Parksville showing a southbound vehicle in a ditch before the weigh scales. (Selina Andres/Facebook photo)

Oceanside RCMP report four traffic collisions amid foul weather conditions

No serious injuries reported despite several vehicles taking significant damage

Photo taken on Sunday, March 29, outside Parksville showing a southbound vehicle in a ditch before the weigh scales. (Selina Andres/Facebook photo)
B.C. Transportation crews push a boulder off Highway 1 near Hell’s Gate on Monday morning. Traffic through Boston Bar and beyond was backed up throughout most of the morning heading into early afternoon. (Photo/B.C. Transportation)

Truck-sized boulder snarls traffic outside Lower Mainland

By mid morning, workers moved the boulder and got traffic moving again

B.C. Transportation crews push a boulder off Highway 1 near Hell’s Gate on Monday morning. Traffic through Boston Bar and beyond was backed up throughout most of the morning heading into early afternoon. (Photo/B.C. Transportation)
The scene of a three-vehicle collision on March 26 along the Alberni Highway between Smithers Road and Place Road. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Three-vehicle collision in Parksville reduces highway traffic to single lane

Police confirm no serious injuries, no charges issued

The scene of a three-vehicle collision on March 26 along the Alberni Highway between Smithers Road and Place Road. (Mandy Moraes photo)