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Vancouver Island service dogs helping veterans deal with PTSD

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs matches soldiers with trained puppies

Man airlifted to hospital after vehicle T-boned on Hwy 19A near Little Qualicum River bridge

Injured man transported to Victoria hospital with critical injuries

Headless bear carcass found by dog walkers in Qualicum Beach

Conservation officers believe animal was killed elsewhere and dumped near subdivision

Trick-or-treating stirs up sweet memories for adults

What is your favourite Halloween candy?

RCMP up their enforcement along Nanoose Bay highway

RCMP Central Island Traffic Services keeps watch at ‘high-crash area’

Vancouver Island farmer says new USMCA deal ‘terribly weakens’ Canadian dairy industry

Clarke Gourlay of Morningstar Farm says trade deal will negatively impact his farm’s milk production

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

Sixteen purebred lab puppies born in one litter on Island farm

Birthing continued for close to seven hours

Sixteen purebred lab puppies born in one litter

Birthing continued for close to seven hours

Single vehicle crash near Coombs sends three to hospital

Accident occurred west of Koen Road Sunday evening

B.C. family urges parents to follow gut after toddler contracts E.coli infection

The cause of infection is unknown, but parents suspect it came from deer feces

B.C. man, 71, builds bike that can glide along unused railroad

Island Corridor Foundation says rail use not permitted on active railroad

Parksville house fire considered suspicious

No one hurt, home on Martindale Road expected to be a total loss after early-morning blaze

Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline

Big Read: agriculture a big, expensive commitment as advocates push to make us more food secure

Big Read: locked out of the woods

Vancouver Islanders struggle to balance back country public access with private land protection

Port Alberni home destroyed in early-morning fire

A house on Beaver Creek Road and Wadena Road caught fire Wednesday morning

B.C. school closes after six year old First Nation boy dies in Port Alberni home

The Port Alberni school will be closed the rest of the week following the death of a six-year-old

‘I would like to acknowledge we are on the territory of First Nations’

Reconciliation, tradition behind practice now becoming common across Vancouver Island

Potential route examined for pipeline feeding major new West Coast LNG facility

Corridor could travel from Northeastern B.C. across the Island to Sarita Bay facility near Alberni

Romance is more than fun, it’s good for you

Find out not just how to keep those Valentine’s Day fires burning, but why