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O’Leary discusses immigration, economy during Conservative leadership campaign stop in Nanaimo

Canadian television personality meets with Conservative supporters in Nanaimo

Tofino businesses unite for Earth Day

Local shops are offering tours, selling microbrews, “surfing for salmon”, and serving up baked treats to defend the coast from Kinder Morgan.

Ucluelet’s building fees criticized at meeting

“These costs are getting to a point where regular people can’t afford things anymore.”

Plastic bags nixed at Ucluelet Co-op

“It’s not like we are eliminating customer choices, but we are eliminating plastics.”

Tofino and Ucluelet to share building inspector

“It was recognized, I think, that it wasn’t working out with the regional district.”

Tofino considers prohibiting RV’s from street-parking

“I don’t know if that would be possible or practical, but we can definitely look into it.”

California sea lions in Ucluelet


Pacific Rim National Park Reserve


Ucluelet local dismayed by path plan


Helicopter lifts beached buoy off Florencia Bay


No break for locals on parking limits in Tofino

“If we give a parking passes to residents, they’re going to feel like they own certain areas.”

UPDATE: One man arrested after woman found badly beaten, handcuffed in Herd Road area

Man who helped thought at first that she was wearing a Halloween mask

Nanaimo RCMP search for four suspects in alleged theft of meat, electronics

Nanaimo police believe suspects in alleged theft might be from elsewhere on Vancouver Island

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Island Health reviewing 500 CT scans done at Campbell River Hospital

Review may be expanded to 20,000 diagnostic tests at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Ucluelet local frustrated by Spring Cove path plan

“There seems to be a real desire to plunge headlong into this.”