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97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

VIDEO: Moms Gone Wild thrill Canucks crowd

Members perform flash-mob Thriller routine at Rogers Arena on Halloween night

  • Nov 1, 2018

VIDEO: North Saanich home prize part of B.C. Millionaire Lottery

The grand prize winner can choose one of seven luxury homes around the province

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Emergency Preparedness Fair in Tofino
Easter in Tofino
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army

Pot laws in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

“We ask park users to be courteous to those around them.”

Tofino art shop welcomes youth to creative spaces

“It allows them to think creatively and get messy.”

  • Oct 28, 2018

Popular Ucluelet restaurant gives big donation to Food Bank

I just provided the venue and the food and most of Ucluelet came down and donated to the good cause.

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

GoByBike challenge launched in Ucluelet

Participants get a chance to win a cycle tour in Sicily, Italy.

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Ahousaht Fire Department always at the ready

“Under stressful situations we come out at our best.”

  • Oct 13, 2018

Tofino honours volunteer firefighters with award

To have the community support you, say ‘Thank you,’ and recognize you, just really means an awful lot

Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade calls for new recruits

Ucluelet fire chief Ted Eeftink prepares for retirement after 25 years of service.

Q&A with Tofino’s candidates for mayor

The Westerly News asked each candidate what sets them apart.

  • Oct 9, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Rock in pictures

See some of the best photographs from the 2018 Tour de Rock from across Vancouver Island

WATCH: Tour de Rock 2018

See the incredibly compassionate and dedicated supporters of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock