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Life jackets coming to Island lakes in wake of drowning tragedies

Life jackets coming to Island lakes in wake of drowning tragedies

CRD equips Thetis and Elk lake beaches with loaner floatation devices
'Deferred maintenance' hinders Vancouver Island firefighters

'Deferred maintenance' hinders Vancouver Island firefighters

1 person was hospitalized with burn injuries in Central Saanich blaze as fire crews dodge access issues
'It's a shame': Artist reflects on vandalism done to sign at Royal Bay Beach

'It's a shame': Artist reflects on vandalism done to sign at Royal Bay Beach

In addition to the sign, an eagle was also damaged during the fire
Reinforcements from Down Under headed to B.C. to help wildfire effort

Reinforcements from Down Under headed to B.C. to help wildfire effort

Crews from Australia and New Zealand expected to arrive on Friday
B.C. university goes to court to halt pro-Palestinian campus protest camp

B.C. university goes to court to halt pro-Palestinian campus protest camp

Vancouver Island University files a notice of claim in B.C. Supreme Court, seeking an injunction
Former B.C. Green leader says Rustad is open-minded, like Horgan

Former B.C. Green leader says Rustad is open-minded, like Horgan

Andrew Weaver says Conservative Party of B.C. leader is a flexible listener he could work with
$9.9M Salt Spring land gift largest donation in Royal Roads history

$9.9M Salt Spring land gift largest donation in Royal Roads history

University will use gift from the estate of Susan Bagley Bloom to enhance learning and research opportunities
Vancouver Island First Nation announces it is near treaty completion

Vancouver Island First Nation announces it is near treaty completion

K'ómoks First Nation expects to initial a deal soon that will set up ratification process
UPDATE: Wildfire near Ashcroft explodes in size to 50 hectares

UPDATE: Wildfire near Ashcroft explodes in size to 50 hectares

Two other lightning caused wildfires are also out of control nearby
Keystone Nanaimo hotel property returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation

Keystone Nanaimo hotel property returned to Snuneymuxw First Nation

Former Howard Johnson Harbourside Hotel will be demolished in the coming months