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Port Hardy health centre model could help patients elsewhere, doctor says

The new Community Health Centre in Port Hardy has seen thousands of patients since opening in fall, and is now setting an example for...

New legislation looks to prepare people for disasters in BC

New legislation aims to better prepare communities for emergencies and disasters in BC. The Emergency and Disaster Management Act will focus on disaster risk reduction...

Around 2,000 attend Poilievre "Bring it Home" Rally in Duncan

The Conservative Party of Canada's (CPC) Leader Pierre Poilievre held a rally on Vancouver Island on Monday night. The Leader of the Official Opposition drew...

United Riders of Cumberland receive $150,000 to build backcountry experience trail

Thirty-one new infrastructure tourism projects will be getting funding from the province, include one mountain bike related development in the Comox Valley. As part of...

RDN receives approval for long-term care facility 

The RDN says long wait times in hospitals could be cut down after the province announced they have approved the construction of a new...

New study suggest “Keystone Species” are more than just predators

When people typically think of keystone species, animals that hold an ecosystem together, they think of large predatory animals like wolves. But a new study...

Tour De Rock rolls through Campbell River on the way to Courtenay

Riders in the Cops for Cancer Tour De Rock made their way from Sayward to Campbell River yesterday. The rain wasn’t bad according to rider...

BC Ferries changes schedule at Langdale terminal for dock work

BC Ferries says it is going to temporarily close the primary berths at the Langdale Terminal for two days next month for lower ramp...

Study to be commissioned around expanding Duke Point terminal

Would a major investment in the Duke Point terminal pay big dividends for the people of Vancouver Island? That's the question the Nanaimo Port Authority...

Comox firefighter buys new firetruck to be used in province

A firefighter in Comox says he wants to help out on the fire lines with the purchase of a new firetruck. Frank Assu, owner of...

National Indigenous People’s Day celebrated across Vancouver Island

Communities around the Island are celebrating National Indigenous People’s Day today. In Campbell River, hundreds gathered in the Spirit Square to meet a procession which...

Nanaimo woman takes home the cheese after a ‘crazy’ 24 hours

A Nanaimo woman is going viral today after winning the Coopers Hill Cheese Roll in Gloucester yesterday.   Delaney Irving and her friend were back-packing across...

Vancouver Island kid gets a stick sent from Canucks’ captain Horvat

The Vancouver Canucks and captain Bo Horvat delivered on a promise to a young Nanaimoer earlier this week. Linden Staite and his family travelled to...

Some BCer’s to individually receive over $100 from BC Affordability Credit

An extra hundred dollars may be available to you. 85% of British Columbians are to automatically receive full or partial BC Affordability Credit through the...

Random COVID-19 testing to be suspended at Canadian airports

Mandatory COVID-19 testing for fully vaccinated travellers will soon be temporarily lifted at airports in Canada. Reports say the federal government will end the practice...

BC Hydro to reduce rates for 2022

BC Hydro customers will likely see lower power bills this year, as the power company is reducing its rates by an average of 1.4...

A CHAT WITH A GOLD MEDALLIST!

fitzy had a chat with Tyler Turner, an Island guy now residing in Campbell River.  He won GOLD & BRONZE medals in the 2022...

BC RUGBY LAUNCHES “GIRLS CAN RUGBY”

BC Rugby has launched a new initiative aimed at inspiring more girls to play Rugby in a positive and enjoyable environment.   The initiative's launch...

Ottawa Police arrest 70 as they move to disperse Freedom Convoy from city

Some big rigs in downtown Ottawa are moving out voluntarily this afternoon as police continue to push into the epicentre of the Freedom Convoy...

Heat dome makes BCers worry about future climate events

When temperatures on Vancouver Island reached into the high 30s last summer, Vancouver Islanders were worried about more than cooling off and how much...

Provincial State of Emergency Extended Yet Again

Yet again, the Provincial State of Emergency order has been extended for BC. It was first announced on November 17th, as flooding ravaged the province...

BC Has Now Planted One Billion Trees Since 2018

BC has now planted over one billion trees since 2018, including 301-million this year alone. It's a slight dip from the record 304-million planted...
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