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Adopt an animal through BC SPCA for half price this weekend

Animal lovers can head to shelters across the province on Nov. 9

VIDEO: Injured eagle in Salmon Arm soaring once again

Eagle damaged his wing after impaling it on a tree branch

More Canadians plan to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies this year: poll

But it’s not just about thanking veterans, the poll suggests; it’s also about learning from them.

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On Remembrance Day, community pledges never to forget
Striking Western Forest Products union workers on Vancouver Island rally against concessions
Man seriously injured after shock and fall from electrical tower in Nanaimo
VIU professor keeping memory of war veterans alive

Lantzville park could become gravel parking lot for beach-goers

Lantzville council request costs associated with converting Sebastion Road Park into parking area

Dozens of planes went down on Vancouver Island training for war

Exhibit at Vancouver Island Military Museum depicts dangers of flying B.C. coast during war years

Canada became home not only to war brides, but also to war grooms

Soldiers from other countries trained in Canada, fell for Canadian women and settled down post-war

Nanaimo will solemnly remember at cenotaphs, legions

Remembrance Day ceremonies and gatherings happening in Nanaimo and Lantzville on Nov. 11

Nanaimo’s Sikh community celebrates 550th birthday of religion’s first Guru

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab among the most sacred of Sikh religious festivals

Discipline for vaping like ‘whack-a-mole,’ says Nanaimo school district exec

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools assistant superintendent says focus is on prevention

Vital Signs report confirms poverty worsening in some ways in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Foundation releases ‘community checkup’ document

Young Chilliwack mother donates five organs to save others following her sudden death

Celebration of Life for Shera Morgan who died of a brain aneurysm is set for Nov. 9 at Tzeachten Hall

Elections Canada recount in B.C. riding terminated at NDP candidate’s request

Port Moody-Coquitlam New Democrat Bonita Zarrillo trailed winner Conservative Nelly Shin by 333 votes

Pacific Whale Watch Association ‘not impressed’ by Victoria activist’s protest

Association spokesperson says to focus on issue of salmon population depletion instead

Nude swimming group making waves – again – at Surrey pool

Concern is being raised about children participating in the SkinnyDippers swims at Newton Wave Pool

85 passengers aboard BC Ferries vessel stranded for hours due to mechanical issue

The Salish Raven cancelled sailings between Swartz Bay and the Southern Gulf Islands

Nanaimo supportive housing isn’t subject to zoning bylaws, says Supreme Court

Terminal Avenue neighbour forced to pay defendants’ legal costs after unsuccessful court challenge

Developer, government deny negligence in Sechelt sinkhole lawsuit

Homes in a Sechelt neighbourhood were evacuated due to a sinkhole in February 2019

‘It hurts’: Indigenous Alberta boy, 5, comes home with braid undone

Trouble at school leads to conversation on reconciliation, outpouring of support