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ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties

Federal legislation leaves distribution and enforcement up to provinces

UPDATE: Fatal crash closes Highway 97 near Quesnel

Reports from the scene indicate one person was killed in an accident involving a bus, a tractor and a car

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

Canadian television personality meets with Conservative supporters in Nanaimo

UPDATE: Third person dies from injuries sustained in logging train incident near Woss

RCMP Island District General Investigation Section is investigating, along with others

Bountiful polygamy trial testimony continues on day 3

Record keeping key to mainstream Mormon faith says church history expert

Investigation says toxin killed the Vancouver aquarium’s beluga whales

Qila and Aurora died just nine days apart in November 2016

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California sea lions in Ucluelet
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Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
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Ucluelet local dismayed by path plan
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Helicopter lifts beached buoy off Florencia Bay
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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.

ELECTION 2017: Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver square off in first debate

Taxes, road tolls hot issues for B.C. Greens, B.C. Liberals, B.C. NDP

Marriage records entered in Bountiful polygamy trial

Special prosecutor identifies religious documents indicating Winston Blackmore and James Oler participated in multiple marriages

ELECTION 2017: What’s up with BC Hydro rates?

B.C. party leaders are making conflicting promises on utility rates

Tofino and Ucluelet to host Arts BC conference April 27-30

“It’s all about community cultural development. That’s what Arts BC is all about; providing professional development.”

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.”

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on schools

No matter who wins, B.C.’s schools will see an influx of education funding after May 9

Canadian teens’ thoughts on pot unchanged after legalization news

Government officials announced Thursday that cannabis would be made legal for recreational use

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.”

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.”

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

Five Things to consider about the Liberal government’s plan to legalize pot

How policy will play into border crossing, costs, packaging, age and more.