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Tour de Rock Receives $69K Donation

The Tour de Rock cyclists continue their annual fundraising ride in the Cowichan Valley, visiting Ladysmith and Chemainus today and Duncan on Tuesday. The team...

Stats Can Reports Tenants Continue Paying Over a Third of Income for Rent While Home Ownership Drops

As rents continue to increase, a large proportion of British Columbians are still spending more than a third of their income on shelter. The latest...

Saturday Morning Fire in Gold River leads to GoFundMe Campaign

Gold River Mayor Brad Unger says efforts are underway to help victims of Saturday morning's fire in the community. Unger says two homes were destroyed,...

Nursing shortages plaguing North Island communities

Island Health says challenges with the pandemic and low nursing staff have contributed to temporary emergency department closures on Vancouver Island. Central and North Island...

4.6 magnitude earthquake recorded off Vancouver Island’s west coast

There’s no risk of a tsunami after a 4.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded off Vancouver Island. Earthquakes Canada says the earthquake happened at around 12:39...

Comox Valley Regional District, City of Campbell River enact fire bans

Fire restrictions will be in place after 12 p.m. Thursday in the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the City of Campbell River. The city...

Campfires to be banned as of noon on Thursday

The Coastal Fire Centre is planning to implement a ban on campfires that will come into effect at noon Thursday to help reduce the...

Smoke visible as Bute Inlet fires burn out of control

Two fires burning out of control north of Campbell River and Powell River have caused smoke to be visible on the Island. According to BC...

Overnight closures on Highway 4 to begin this week

The Kennedy Hill section of Highway 4 will be closed for three consecutive nights for further construction upgrades. The province says the closures will happen...

Recent bear attack prompts warnings from WildSafeBC

Following a black bear attack in Powell River, WildSafeBC is reminding everyone that simple precautions can go a long way to preventing a bear...

Island adventure store manager explains AR-15 costs

Proposed prices for the federal government’s AR-15 buyback program are now released, but an island adventure shop says the proposed price might not be...

High fire risk warning from the Coastal Fire Centre

With most of the coast now at a high fire risk and with a busy long weekend ahead, the Coastal Fire Centre is asking...

Pacific Rim National Park named second “most epic” camping destination

Epic camping can be found in a Vancouver Island national park, according to Scouts Canada. A survey done by Scouts Canada asked its 46,704 members...
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