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How to find out if you’re vaccinated as an adult in B.C.

Many adults are not certain if they are vaccinated or not

Tofino ready to welcome budding cannabis industry

After a lengthy review process, Tofino’s municipal council is ready to lift its ban on cannabis sales

UPDATED: Human remains discovered at scene of fire near Tofino

This story will be updated as soon as new information comes in.

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BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run 2019 kicks off journey on Northern Vancouver Island

The team left Carrot Park in Port Hardy at 7:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 in -6 weather conditions.

Early baby doing well after dramatic birth on Ahousaht First Nation dock

Small First Nation community is a roughly 30-minute boat ride from Tofino.

Parksville council won’t ban single-use plastic bags

Politicians vote 6-1 against proposed bylaw

One dead, two seriously injured in Hwy 4 crash west of Port Alberni

A man has died following a single-vehicle collision west of Port Alberni…

  • Feb 21, 2019

Vancouver Island petition to decriminalize all drugs continues to collect signatures

A Courtenay couple is collecting signatures for their petition to decriminalize drugs in Canada

City of Port Alberni cancels tourist train operations for 2019

Steam train to McLean Mill is out of commission for repairs; city wants to re-examine rail costs

Vancouver measles outbreak prompts vaccine vigilance on Island

No cases here yet, but Island health authorities push measles vaccinations - and not just for kids

Three Island First Nations chiefs take government to court in health care dispute

Move comes after First Nations Health Authority dumps Vancouver Island service provider

New tutorial ‘Whales in our Waters’ launched by BC Ferries

A new tutorial has been launched for mariners and the general public about whales in the Salish Sea

Vancouver Island’s 10 worst intersections revealed

Saanich, Victoria, Nanaimo, Duncan and Langford junctions make the list

Steelhead LNG stops work on Kwispaa LNG project near Bamfield

Huu-ay-aht First Nations ‘deeply disappointed; Steelhead says funding is the problem

West coast group campaigns for seal, sea lion harvest

‘Salmon are going the way of the buffalo unless we do something’

  • Feb 18, 2019

Ucluelet considers Amphitrite Point project

Working plans include safe viewing platforms, revamping the lightkeepers house, and an amphitheater.

Vancouver Island Snowmageddon finally over?

Wet flurries possible, but school districts open, last night’s dump probably the last gasp.