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Woman dead following head-on collision

A woman is confirmed dead after a head-on collision on the Old Island Highway. The crash happened at around 4 p.m. Wednesday evening north of the Merville General Store, according to Oyster River Fire Department...

More support needed to decrease Fentanyl deaths

The Province of British Columbia is stepping up support in an effort to slow the tide of deaths from Fentanyl. Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy has announced the province is beefing up...

Investigation Into Helicopter Crash Near YBL Begins

An investigation is underway into the cause of helicopter crash that killed one and injured another near Campbell River. Staff Sargent with the Campbell River RCMP Troy Beauregard states a call came in around 5:00...

Fentanyl OD deaths twice as high in Campbell River compared to rest of the...

Fentanyl related deaths are a bigger problem in Campbell River compared to other parts of Vancouver Island. That’s according to numbers presented to city council at Monday’s meeting. At that meeting Island Health’s chief medical...

One dead in Campbell River house fire

One person has died in an early morning house fire in Campbell River. The fire broke out in a home in the 800 block of South Alder Street. Crews were called to the...

Chief Coroner Says Overdose Crisis Is Getting Worse

The BC Coroners Service has released the numbers on illicit drug deaths in April. 136 people died from illicit drug overdoses - almost double the number from April of last year. Chief Coroner...

Government increasing supports to reduce number of overdose deaths

December was the deadliest month to date for overdose deaths in British Columbia. Numbers from the BC Coroners Service show 142 people died last month - with 914 deaths through 2016. Minister of Health Terry...
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