Community

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday

Friends get creative after party cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available

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  • Mar 27, 2020

Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity

‘It’s all about community and bringing people together’

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

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Meet B.C.'s oldest lawyer

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Doggone isolation!@#*

Pets peeved as much as people about having movements restricted

  • Mar 23, 2020

United Way asks for ‘local love’ for region’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis

Central and northern Vancouver Island chapter campaigning for financial donations

Ongoing list of Ladysmith COVID-19 cancellations and closures

Everything in Ladysmith that has been impacted by COVID-19

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

St. Patrick’s Day saviour

Falconer makes sure the Irish aren’t forgotten amid crisis

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Old Crofton Elementary School going, going and now gone

Building that’s been sitting idle so long finally torn down

Saltair’s Seedy Sunday

Second annual event revolves around the arrival of spring and gardening season

Commemorative bookmarks being given out at library opening

Chemainus Festival of Murals Society providing the keepsake

Wounded Warrior run wraps up

Brief stopover in Chemainus on Day 7

Island Health Code Hack 2020 pushes for solutions to Vancouver Island health issues

More than 100 ‘hackers’ come together to solve healthcare challenges