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For Treasure Hunters, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is a True Find

For Treasure Hunters, Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region is a True Find

UNESCO-designated biosphere reserves are model regions for sustainable development

  • Dec 18, 2019
Overdose Prevention Guide shares vital resources close to home

Overdose Prevention Guide shares vital resources close to home

Black Press Media, community supporters shine light on opioid crisis and local response

  • Dec 16, 2019
Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

Dad-to-be crushed by race car survives thanks to his ‘angels’ at VGH

‘My angels are the trauma team, all the doctors at VGH, and the first responders’

  • Dec 2, 2019
Candidates often talk about affordable housing in the context of rental housing, not home ownership, but both should be part of the discussion, says Kaye Broens, 2019 Vancouver Island Real Estate Board President.

Is home ownership on the Island an election issue?

Are housing prices and the tight local real estate market an election…

  • Oct 7, 2019
Candidates often talk about affordable housing in the context of rental housing, not home ownership, but both should be part of the discussion, says Kaye Broens, 2019 Vancouver Island Real Estate Board President.
The road to your new wheels will never be the same

The road to your new wheels will never be the same

Black Press Media launches innovative Today’s Drive site

  • Sep 30, 2019
The road to your new wheels will never be the same
Invitations extend across province for residential school healing event

Invitations extend across province for residential school healing event

Tseshaht First Nation hosting weekend to reclaim lost souls, in Port Alberni Sept. 27-28

  • Sep 2, 2019
Invitations extend across province for residential school healing event
Winter can be a time of greater isolation for seniors. Extra visits and phone calls from friends and family can help them stay connected. Community resources can also be found at bc211.ca.

5 ways to help senior friends and family this winter

bc211.ca offers community connections for all ages, throughout BC

  • Nov 12, 2018
Winter can be a time of greater isolation for seniors. Extra visits and phone calls from friends and family can help them stay connected. Community resources can also be found at bc211.ca.
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!

Is your family ready to head ‘back to school?’ bc211.ca can help!

From study skills to school supplies, 5 ways to get this year off to a GREAT start

  • Aug 20, 2018
No matter what your family’s back-to-school resolutions might be, bc211.ca, a province-wide resource created in partnership with United Way, can help!
Anderson Hill will enjoy a unique setting at the centre of the Alberni Valley, near shopping, transit, community amenities and Dry Creek Park.

Anderson Hill Master Planned Community Vision Takes Shape

Excitement is building for Port Alberni’s first master planned community

  • Jun 18, 2018
Anderson Hill will enjoy a unique setting at the centre of the Alberni Valley, near shopping, transit, community amenities and Dry Creek Park.
Quick, convenient, and affordable: Pacific Coastal Airlines launches new daily non-stop service to Vancouver

Quick, convenient, and affordable: Pacific Coastal Airlines launches new daily non-stop service to Vancouver

45-minute flight offers bigger planes, more seats, extra cargo space and lower prices

  • Mar 19, 2018
Quick, convenient, and affordable: Pacific Coastal Airlines launches new daily non-stop service to Vancouver
2018 Brant Wildlife Festival runs March 19 to April 28.

Brant Wildlife Festival shines spotlight on the mid-Island’s spaces

Visit Parksville Qualicum Beach for 2018 festival March 19 to April 28

  • Mar 5, 2018
2018 Brant Wildlife Festival runs March 19 to April 28.
Of the 875 calls, emails, text and webchats bc211 received from Vancouver Islanders last year, 23 per cent involved housing and homelessness.

Housing, healthcare and more: bc211 connects residents to resources

211 Day celebrates community success stories

  • Feb 5, 2018
Of the 875 calls, emails, text and webchats bc211 received from Vancouver Islanders last year, 23 per cent involved housing and homelessness.
Wanetta Beal and Don Ballard.

Black Press Media’s Impress TV offers advertisers new way to showcase their business

Sponsored-content video platform offers advertisers new opportunities

  • Jan 2, 2018
Wanetta Beal and Don Ballard.
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Nov 13, 2017
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Oct 16, 2017
It’s nothing like TV: Women in BC Corrections
Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?

Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?

bc211.ca is the one-stop link to the information you need

  • Oct 2, 2017
Do you struggle with the 5 common concerns of the ‘Sandwich Generation’?
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a correctional officer.

Be a role model, be a peace officer and change lives

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Sep 18, 2017
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a correctional officer.
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a Correctional Officer.

Be a role model, be a peace officer and change lives

BC Corrections aims to boost hiring numbers with professionals passionate about making a difference

  • Sep 4, 2017
Scott Bertrand enjoys the opportunity to make a difference in his role as a Correctional Officer.
Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca

Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca

Here’s a new way to find jobs, counselling, health clinics, legal support and more, all across B.C.

  • Jun 26, 2017
Five ways to find help for yourself and the ones you love: Get help now at bc211.ca
Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion

Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours gives back to those in need

  • Jun 19, 2017
Nominate a deserving Islander for a magical wildlife excursion