John McKinley

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend

Mid-Vancouver Island air quality risk very high

Residents of the mid-Island area went to bed last night and awoke…

Test your B.C. Day knowledge, Vancouver Island style

Do you know your provincial bird? And other trivia all Islanders should know

As Canadian as Vancouver Island

You’ve seen the symptoms of being Canadian, how Canadian are we?

Taxing Vancouver Island

Big Read: find out which communities are paying the lowest and highest taxes on Vancouver Island

Trans Mountain pipeline: First Nations remain divided

Indigenous question looms as court challenge overshadows Kinder Morgan project

Who’s afraid of Friday the 13th?

Is friggatriskaidekaphobia harmless fun, or should we be proceeding with caution today?

Economic summit says Vancouver Island economy remains rosy

But there are warning signs, according to a report by the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance

The Vancouver Island is strong in B.C.’s new government

With the Premier, five cabinet ministers and all the Greens, the Island has unheard-of influence

Courtenay man wins a half-million on the Extra

Barry Manning of Courtenay will use his $500,000 to travel

Saanich teen’s 2015 snowboarding death ruled an accidental drowning

Coroner says Reid Kyfiuk asphyxiated after falling face-first into a deep snow hole

When people and predators share the same Island, sometimes the people have to protect themselves

Feel bad for the animals, but don’t forget people need protection too

ELECTION 2017: Parties look to change B.C.’s ferry system

Tax breaks, freezing fares or ‘wholesale change’ on the table for BC Ferries

UPDATE: Fatal Tofino boat accident under investigation

Two Albertans died in the incident while the other three have been released from hospital

Ferry tax break, Commonwealth Games bid among BC Liberals promises for Vancouver Island

Victoria area amalgamation investigation, Malahat fix, Cathedral Grove protection also on the agenda

Urgent plea to drug users: please don’t do it alone

Seven Vancouver Island deaths in seven days and a fresh batch of social services cheques have health providers on high alert for the weekend

New facilities for Port Hardy, Port Renfrew and Victoria part of Oceans Protection Plan

Federal government also pledging better navigational data and tools to protect killer whales and several Vancouver Island waterways

Idle thoughts and Cleese observations on comedy legends

Monty Python's Eric Idle and John Cleese open the latest leg of the their Together Again At Last...For The Very First Time tour in Victoria

Victorian poisoned after eating death cap mushrooms picked in a backyard

Island Health issues warning after harvester taken out of province for treatment