Local News

West Coast wolf sightings spark warning to keep pets safe

Wolf observed around Ucluelet has shown no signs of being threat to public safety

Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

Annual herring run underway in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Fishermen, shutterbugs and hungry predators all out to capture silvery fish

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Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Court approves First Nations Health Authority’s strong medicine

Lawsuit brought by three Vancouver Island chiefs in connection to provider’s ouster rejected in court

Whooping cough confirmed at Vancouver Island high school

Pertussis can be nagging and uncomfortable for teens, serious or even fatal for infants

Drought fears high, Cowichan Lake already at August lows

Officials asking for early storage measures with lake just 40 per cent full

Errington farmer receives death threats after two dogs shot, killed on her property

Woman says huskies were shot after entering her yard and attacking a goat

North Cowichan approves 3.2 per cent tax increase for 2019

Some councillors wanted less than three per cent

Plans on track for new North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP detachment

Existing building well past the end of its life

  • Mar 7, 2019

Vancouver Island teen in critical condition after being hit in a crosswalk

RCMP seek witnesses, dash cam footage after Nanaimo incident sends 17-year-old to Victoria hospital

February snowfall nearly 10 times the normal in Chemainus

El Nino that was supposed to bring an early spring disappeared early in the month

Vancouver Island schools to see more than $15 million in upgrades

Province announces $206 million for B.C. school upgrades

Two-month process for Chemainus house move

Snowy weather extended the process slightly

Time change coming

Set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday night

New 650-metre skywalk to be built on the Malahat

Project a partnership between the Malahat Nation and private company

B.C. Indigenous woman appointed to Canada’s gun advisory committee

First Nations and northern voices were both missing in discussions

UPDATE: 3 people, 3 dogs make narrow escape as fire guts home in Duncan

Firefighters called to Trunk Road residence just before 10 p.m. Saturday

Routley welcomes restored ferry service

MLA pleased about reversal of cuts on Crofton-Vesuvius route

Fire destroys Duncan home

Firefighters called to Trunk Road residence just before 10 p.m. Saturday