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A cuddle and a coffee: Six Island towns named among Canada’s most cozy

Sidney, Campbell River, Courtenay, Parksville, Tofino and Ucluelet crack Expedia’s top 40

Mainroad awarded 10-year maintenance contract for Tofino-Ucluelet Hwy. 4

See an issue on the highway? Report it to the Mainroad 24-hour hotline: 1-877-215-6006.

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2019 Tofino and Ucluelet Polar Swims
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BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.

Missing hikers on Quadra pull search teams from all over the Island

Two women, aged 69 and 70, did not return from what was supposed to be an hour-long walk Wednesday

Cowichan school district defends lack of notice to parents following elementary student arrest

Officials with School District 79 stand by their decision not to send out an alert.

Ucluelet’s new mayor and council sworn in

“We represent boots on the ground.”

BC Ferries passengers wait to leave Vancouver Island after Remembrance Day

Traffic aboard BC Ferries slows after Remembrance Day long weekend

Search and rescue piggybacks plucky injured senior out of Vancouver Island woods

Rescue crews don’t have same success with dog swept away by Comox Valley river

Mayor Josie Osborne gives inaugural address in Tofino

“The democratic process is an endless source of delight and frustration.”

BC Ferries nearly fully booked Friday of Remembrance Day weekend

Between Vancouver Island and the mainland, routes are reserved through the evening

Wilson’s Group acquires 16-year-old Tofino Bus service

Wilson’s Transportation continues expansion in wake of Greyhound

MP Gord Johns urges DFO to consult with Ucluelet before shutting down fishery

“We want to make sure that they’re not going to take a sledgehammer approach to things.”

Vancouver Island service dogs helping veterans deal with PTSD

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs matches soldiers with trained puppies

UPDATE: Former international student who was missing in Nanaimo has been found

Police had been asking for assistance in locating 24-year-old Sungho (Luke) Park

Run of earthquakes off Vancouver Island not connected to the Big One

Recent tremors not adding or lessening stress on the danger zone

Woman rescued after falling off Ucluelet dock

“When you mix alcohol and docks, or any sort of water activity, it’s a recipe for disaster.”

Ucluelet residents struggling to understand proportional representation ballot

“The government’s looking for an excuse to introduce their own system that works in their favour.”

UPDATED: State of Emergency over for Ahousaht First Nation

“We need to be there in their time of need.”

Tofino and Ucluelet facing likely fishing closures in 2019

“They’ll be some pretty fast and furious decision making over the next five months or so.”