Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Heartfelt donation

Warmth spread for the holiday season through Toys, Toiletries and Toques campaign

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

All fired up for Christmas

Chemainus Fire Department craft fair features loads of hot deals

Communities in Bloom digs the Christmas season

Holiday fare must include the poinsettia as pick of the month

  • Nov 29, 2019
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
Ask Santa
Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

B.C. artist’s work supporting classroom building project in Africa

Former Chemainus resident involved in print auction

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Moonlight Madness illuminates Chemainus

Carolling, shopping, prizes and more gets the holiday spirit underway

  • Nov 26, 2019

Eagles congregate around Salish Sea for one last feast before period of famine

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society preparing to receive birds in need of care

  • Nov 22, 2019

B.C. mayor urges premier to tweak road speeds in an ‘epidemic of road crash fatalities’

Haynes cites ICBC and provincial documents in letter to John Horgan

  • Nov 20, 2019

Salvation Army kettle campaign targets $200,000 for Island residents in need

Goal is to raise $250,000 this year for Vancouver Island residents needing support

Community pride prevalent in Sports Wall of Fame inductions

Class of 2019 members bring out many emotions, memories

First Valley school at Westholme

Bonsall kids boost the attendance

  • Nov 14, 2019

We will remember them

Usual large turnout of young and old for Remembrance Day services in Chemainus

  • Nov 13, 2019

Chemainus Cemetery Service

Rev. Michael Wimmer officiates in ceremony preceding Remembrance Day

Christmas craft season already well underway

Local artists display their wares at Sawmill Taphouse & Grill Event Venue Nov. 3

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago