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146731news1Survey gauging interest in bus connections between Nanaimo and Cowichan
146729news2Nanaimo under a thunderstorm watch tonight
146727news4Feds promise help for surging COVID-19 test demand but won’t OK rapid-test tech yet
146725news5Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action
146721news6B.C. reports 91 new cases as officials remain worried over ‘clusters of COVID-19
146719news7B.C. Greens hurrying to get candidates in place for provincial election
146712news8New Airbnb portal allows local governments to closely monitor listings
146698news9‘It’s a boy’: Southern Resident killer whale calf born to J Pod is healthy, researchers say
146692news10Ladysmith town councillor Duck Paterson secures BC Liberal nomination for Nanaimo-North Cowichan
146686news11Horgan blasts B.C. Greens for refusing youth overdose detention
146684news12Liberals vow wage-subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system in throne speech
146682news13Canada’s active COVID-19 cases top 10,000 as daily new cases triple over the past month
146680news14Best of the City: This year’s winners
146674news15Grand jury indicts police officer in Breonna Taylor death
146672news16Man, 20, injured after being set on fire while sleeping under Campbell River bridge
146670news17First 8 months of fatal overdoses in B.C. have now exceeded 2019 death toll
146668news18Heiltsuk First Nation calling on DFO to close fish farms, citing wild salmon extinction risk
146664news19RDN receives money for emergency preparedness programs
146662news20Attorney General of Canada defends Kelowna Mountie involved in rough arrest
146660news21RCMP investigating after far-right groups disrupt anti-racism rally in Alberta
146658news22Refresh of Liberal government’s agenda comes amid new looming COVID-19 crisis
146656news23Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Liberal government’s carbon tax
146652news24‘Unprecedented’ coalition demands end to B.C. salmon farms
146648news25Earthquake off coast of Washington recorded at 4.1 magnitude
146654news26Development permit approved for new auto dealership in Nanaimo
146644news27B.C.’s top doctor says she’s received abuse, death threats during COVID-19 response
146640news28Opposition blames Liberals as talks around return of Parliament near 11th hour
146638news29B.C. reports 96 new COVID-19 cases, one hospital outbreak
146634news30‘Unfathomable’: U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000
146632news31BC Liberals must change gears from election cynicism, focus on the issues: UBC professors
146625news32Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley seeks reelection
146623news33PM Trudeau to deliver national address on COVID-19 pandemic after throne speech
146620news34Vancouver Island sailor stranded in U.S. hospital after suffering massive stroke at sea
146618news35Majority needed to pass COVID-19 budget, B.C. premier says
146616news36Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise
146614news37Warrant reveals Nova Scotia mass killer’s violence against family, suspicious finances
146610news38Nanaimo RCMP shut down illegal racing and stunt driving site at Duke Point
146608news39B.C. could be without a new leader for multiple weeks after Election Day: officials
146601news40Heavy rain and strong winds in Nanaimo’s forecast
146595news41Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies
146588news42First full day of B.C.’s election campaign begins amid COVID-19 pandemic
146584news43B.C.’s top doctor says most COVID-19 exposures at schools have been low risk
146582news44Quebec woman faces charge of threatening Trump after ricin envelope mailed
146580news45RCMP issue two $2,300 COVID fines at same Metro Vancouver vacation rental within 24 hours
146553news46Here’s how voting amid a pandemic will happen in B.C.
146578news47B.C. privacy commissioner will hear First Nations complaints about COVID
146576news48Majority of Canadians support wearing masks during COVID-19, oppose protests: poll
146574news49RCMP say body located of man who fell in river during stop for photos in Banff
146569news50VIDEO: Mourners pay tribute outside U.S. Supreme Court as battle brews over RBG’s successor
146565news51Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says
146563news52RCMP: Vancouver Island trio arrested, firearms seized after report of shots fired in rural Qualicum Beach
146567news53Nanaimo RCMP resumes fingerprinting, police information check services
146561news54Liberals pledge $1 billion for cities to buy motels, hotels for rapid-housing program
146559news55Virtual voting tests underway as House of Commons set to return for throne speech
146557news56Group wants Parliament, courts to hold social media to same standard as publishers
146551news57B.C. prepared for COVID-19 election, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
146549news58In snap election, Horgan must prove COVID-19 track record to cynical voters: experts
146547news59COVID-19: 4 more deaths, 366 new cases in B.C. since Friday
146545news60Dr. Bonnie Henry wasn’t asked about early B.C. election
146534news61Snuneymuxw, province sign land transfer agreement that includes parts of Mount Benson
146532news62Citing stability, B.C. Premier calls snap election for Oct. 24
146524news63B.C. has highest number of active COVID-19 cases per capita, federal data shows
146522news64Ricin letter sent to White House appears to have originated in Canada: RCMP
146519news65181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago
146517news66As Democrats balk, Trump to make high court pick by Saturday
146511news67B.C. unveils new cannabis sales programs to help small, Indigenous growers
146498news68B.C. transportation minister will not seek re-election
146496news69UPDATE: Qualicum Beach man dies in kayaking incident
146494news70New tools, ideas needed to speed up housing strategy funding, CMHC president says
146492news71B.C. or Ontario? Residential school survivors fight move of court battle
146487news72Young B.C. cancer survivor rides 105-km with Terry Fox’s brother
146483news73B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program
146481news74Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.
146479news75Canada’s Kennedy to yesterday’s man: former PM John Turner dead at 91
146477news76Nearly 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers by late July
146505news77Islands Trust Conservancy gets funding for protection of at-risk species
146472news78City reviewing plans for huge Sandstone project in south Nanaimo
146460news79Ferry riders say lower fares are what’s most needed to improve service
146456news80COVID-19 isn’t cancelling this year’s Tour de Rock
146454news81Trail proposed to connect Cedar and Yellow Point
146447news82Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
146438news83After testing, Island Health deems water safe around industrial fire site
146442news84Comox Valley protesters send message over old-growth logging
146449news85Protesters march in Nanaimo, calling for greater protection of forests and watersheds
146436news86Application deadline for fish harvester benefits program extended
146433news873 new deaths due to COVID-19 in B.C., 139 new cases
146429news88Pandemic prompts B.C. to suspend civil jury trials for a year
146427news89Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities
146425news90Film, TV productions can’t get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene
146423news91Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?
146421news92Case against man accused of threatening PM in Rideau Hall incident put off again
146419news93Singh blasts Trudeau, O’Toole for helping big business, super-rich during pandemic
146417news94Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner
146415news95Firefighter dies battling wildfire sparked by gender reveal
146413news96Design of post-CERB benefits could change as pandemic shifts course, minister says
146411news97Accused in Makayla Chang’s murder sees next court date in October
146409news98One person dead in two-vehicle accident in North Island
146404news99CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently
146402news100Nanaimo residents ticketed for putting out garbage bins the night before pickup
146400news101Motor home burns up at north Nanaimo intersection
146397news10270-year-old punched in the head in dispute over disability parking space in Nanaimo
146377news103VIDEO: B.C. to launch mouth-rinse COVID-19 test for kids
146375news104B.C. teachers file Labour Relations Board application over COVID-19 classroom concerns
146370news105U.S. bans WeChat, TikTok citing privacy, national security
146368news106Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds
146365news107Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona
146361news108B.C.’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan: Top 5 things you need to know
146359news109Nanaimo RCMP community policing needs a few good volunteers
146353news110Record-breaking 165 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in B.C. in 24-hour period
146351news111March to protect old growth, stop industrial logging coming to Nanaimo
146344news112Post-secondary students paying for inaccessible services as they study online
146342news113Water levels in Cowichan Valley’s Koksilah River critically low again this year
146340news114B.C. releases details of $1.5B economic recovery plan, $660M in business tax incentives
146338news115Nanaimo resident wins human rights tribunal case over wheelchair accessibility at condo complex
146334news116‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing
146332news117Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing
146330news118Conservation officers free fawn stuck in fence in Nanaimo
146326news119Canadian forestry invents biodegradable mask filter, aims for full mask by Christmas
146322news120B.C.’s 1st mental health and addictions minister won’t be seeking re-election
146357news121RDN signs deal with Nanaimo Recycling Exchange to conduct waste audits
146308news122Remote B.C. tourism lodge staffed for coastal clean up instead of wilderness tours
146306news123Regional District of Nanaimo looks to create its own flag
146302news124Search and rescue crews find hikers lost in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
146298news125B.C. driver charged for allegedly speeding while sleeping in Tesla on Alberta highway
146292news126Vancouver’s shuttered aquarium searching for financial solution amid pandemic
146290news127From beef and hot tubs to shellfish, cargo theft a growing concern in Canada
146287news128B.C., Alberta sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon
146285news129Trudeau starts consultations with opposition leaders on next week’s throne speech
146283news130B.C. government set to release plan to recharge economy after COVID-19 blow
146274news131Federal Green leadership candidate making final push, but cancels event in Nanaimo
146278news132The secret life of tadpoles
146264news133Logjams, gravel bars emphasize the plight of Island river
146262news134Suspected jewelry thief allegedly assaults police officer during arrest at Nanaimo Yacht Club
146248news135B.C. reports 122 new COVID-19 cases as health officials urge smaller social circles
146246news136B.C. jobs minister not seeking re-election
146244news137B.C. to begin publicly listing COVID-19 school exposure events
146242news138City of Nanaimo begins project planning for multimillion-dollar public works yard upgrades
146237news139Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector
146233news14087 hectares of old growth forests, wetlands in Pemberton now under conservancy protection
146231news141March Saturday in Duncan to protest Wellness Centre
146228news142Death of mother grizzly a ‘big loss’ for bear population in Banff park: experts
146226news143U.S.-Canadian border closure reportedly could extend through November
146221news144Some parts of B.C. enjoy better air quality but southern regions still affected
146219news145Daughter remembers Vancouver man who died of COVID-19 with memorial
146215news146Some B.C. nurses given green light to prescribe safe drugs amid overdose spike
146211news147Vancouver airport to pilot pre-flight COVID-19 tests for select WestJet passengers
146209news148Nanaimo senior defrauded out of $14,000 in ‘grandson scam’
146205news149Air quality improves slightly in B.C. from U.S. wildfires
146195news150B.C.’s municipal leaders to vote on salmon-safe flood control
146190news15163 British Columbians in hospital battling COVID-19, health officials confirm
146188news152Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
146183news153Tofino mayor Josie Osborne seeks B.C. NDP nomination for Mid Island-Pacific Rim
146181news154NDP-Green agreement provides stability during pandemic: Furstenau
146179news155Staycations: Survey finds parks provide local getaways despite pandemic
146177news156Canada’s impression of U.S. reaches lowest level in nearly 20 years: new Pew poll
146175news157Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Nanaimo second-hand store
146172news1582 schools in Barriere, B.C., under hold and secure as police probe phoned-in threats
146170news159Province wants to work with Nanaimo on 60-bed ‘navigation centre’ shelter
146164news160B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data
146166news161‘It is a pandemic’: B.C. health minister defends school plan, but says cases are inevitable
146162news162Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death
146160news163Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’
146158news164Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson named new leader of Christian Heritage Party of BC
146156news165‘What changed?’ asks family of dead Okanagan woman after murder charge stayed
146154news166B.C. to launch 22 primary care networks to provide team-based health care
146150news167At 11th hour, U.S. abruptly reverses course, lifts tariffs on Canadian aluminum
146148news168Moe asks Trudeau to make oil and gas commitment in upcoming throne speech
146144news169Hot tubs and meat: Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers
146142news1701 in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting: study
146140news171COVID-19 controls tightened as cases rise and possible second wave looms
146138news172Man in mask and bandana breaks into Nanaimo business, steals safe
146136news17357% of Canadians say they’ve relaxed COVID-19 safety measures: poll
146132news174Kootenay man fined $7,000 for BC Wildlife Act violations
146130news175CREA reports Canadian home sales climb again, set record for August
146126news176Alleged mass shooter Matthew Raymond goes on trial today in Fredericton
146112news177Nanaimo council gives school district permission to demolish Franklyn Street gym
146098news178VIDEO: Large-scale clean up of rail crash near Hope continues
146114news179It’s been 2 years since Jessica Patrick’s body was found in Smithers; case still unsolved
146096news180B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions
146094news181Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser won’t seek re-election
146087news182B.C. reports 317 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths over the weekend
146081news183Tropical sea turtle found off Vancouver Island released to warmer waters
146070news184B.C. salmon farm operator adds new device to delousing capacities
146068news185Canada Post to suspend delivery to parts of southern, central B.C. due to wildfire smoke
146066news186UPDATE: Police report Nanaimo woman missing for more than a week has been found safe and sound
146057news187Port Hardy Mountie honoured by International Association of Chiefs of Police
146431news188Emaciated grizzly found dead on central B.C. coast as low salmon count sparks concern
146051news189Ambulance medical kit stolen while paramedics respond to call in Nanaimo
146034news190Powerful image and words on the pandemic from Island photographer
146032news191Nanaimo scratch ticket player wins $100,000
146020news192COVID-19 case confirmed at west Kootenay secondary school
146018news193VIDEO: Large CN Rail train derailment sends 20 cars off the track near Hope
146016news194RCMP investigating after Sea to Sky gondola line cut for the second time
145995news195Anger growing among B.C. salmon anglers shut out of public fishery
145993news196Aboriginal friendship centre to raise totem pole for missing and murdered indigenous women
145974news197Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 ticket worth big bucks
145961news198School buses of Gabriola students will be ferried to and from Nanaimo each day
145959news199Regional District of Nanaimo plans 2 per cent hike in water rates
145952news200UPDATE: ‘Missing’ Vancouver Island family reaches out to Alberta television station
145950news201Car crash causes detours at Terminal Avenue
145946news202Green leadership hopeful brings message to Comox Valley
145944news203Smoky skies enveloping Nanaimo and east Vancouver Island area
145926news204IIO probes shooting after officer pepper-sprayed, assaulted outside Abbotsford Cabela’s
145938news205A pit house for a Tsilhqot’in family
145924news206Busy long weekend for Comox’s 19 Wing search and rescue
145916news207Sun’s out, guns out: RCMP arrest man following disturbance in Errington
145914news208B.C. records 132 more COVID-19 cases, one in long-term care
145920news209Victoria mother convicted in baby’s murder seeks new trial, claims juror was biased
145912news210Kelowna Mountie at centre of UBCO wellness check investigation faces third lawsuit
145903news211Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road
145897news212Nanaimo-Ladysmith selected for pilot project to try seatbelts on school buses
145882news213Vancouver Island woman reunited with beloved teddy bear nearly 20 years later
145861news214COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Air Canada flight that landed in Victoria
145850news215Special air quality statement in effect for Eastern Vancouver Island
145848news216RCMP remind motorists to drive carefully in Nanaimo’s school zones
145837news217Plastic band removed from neck of Greater Victoria sea lion
145833news218COVID-19: B.C.’s ‘hospital at home’ program to start in Victoria
145829news219Vancouver Island woman charged after bear trap tampered with
145827news220Sea lice counts under-reported on B.C. salmon farms: study
145803news221UPDATE: RCMP report missing 30-year-old Nanaimo man located safe and sound
145799news222International Peace Arch Association lobbies for 100th anniversary stamp
145794news223Fire crews on scene at scrapyard near Nanaimo Airport
145784news224Drum set stolen from small community church
146723business2‘Show us the money’ for cannabis, local governments tell B.C.
146714business3With trick-or-treating in doubt, experts say Halloween sales could be weak
146696business4People ‘disgusted’ by COVID-19 election call, B.C. Liberal leader says
146642business5Shopify says two ‘rogue’ employees involved in data breach to obtain customer records
146606business6Ride-hailing service nearly ready to start up in Nanaimo
146586business7Housing market ‘moderately’ vulnerable amid potential overvaluation of homes: CMHC
146542business8Masks and temperature checks now mandatory to enter Nanaimo’s Woodgrove Centre
146538business9Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
146451business10Woodgrove Centre posts plans to make masks and temperature checks mandatory
146276business11Tofino-area First Nation considering closing doors to visitors again
146207business12WestJet offers refunds to passengers with cancelled European flights
146201business13Consumer price index in August hits 0.1 per cent, Statistics Canada says
146462business14COVID-19: New air carrier sought for Qualicum Beach Airport
146197business15Comedian hosting this year’s Nanaimo Business Awards
145908business16B.C. suspends some old-growth logging, consults communities
145887business17B.C. businesses owe $6.2 billion in deferred provincial tax payments
145841business18Island market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood
145792business19B.C. deficit forecast $12.8 billion after first three months of COVID-19
146650sports1Nanaimo United play in a pandemic, win Jackson Cup championship
146372sports2BCHL approves back-up plan for 2020-21 season
145478sports3Mountain bike skills area adds new challenges at Beban bike park
145386sports4Nanaimo Clippers looking for new GM as Campbell moving on
145117sports5Rest of the field no match for Nanoose golfer at B.C. championships
145037sports6Nanaimo NightOwls baseball team announces first manager
143862sports7V.I. Raiders’ junior football season gets cancelled
143341sports8Nanaimo Clippers look for billet families for hockey season
142469sports9Nanaimo Clippers to start training in September for first league games in December
142237sports10Lights shine on Nanaimo’s Serauxmen Stadium
141587sports11Nanaimo’s newest skatepark now open for use in Harewood
141438sports12Nanaimo Boxing Club needs new floor for COVID-19 times
134476sports13Nanaimo’s fit folks won’t let social distancing keep them from their workouts
146646sports14VIJHL season could start Oct. 1, says league president
146536sports15B.C.’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass
146328sports16PBR Canada cancels Abbotsford event
146199sports17Lawsuit alleges NHL, junior leagues working together to limit players’ opportunities
146152sports18Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut
146128sports19Runners find joy in virtual racing during COVID-19 pandemic
145928sports20Unlucky 7: Raptors eliminated from NBA playoffs after 92-87 loss to Celtics
145823sports21Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football
145769sports22On to Game 7: Raptors hold off Celtics in double-OT NBA thriller
146676opinion1Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 23
146363opinion2LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Island’s turn for investment in light rail
146217opinion3Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 16
146134opinion4LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C.’s nightclub shutdown no surprise
145901opinion5LETTER: Invest in higher education to help Island communities recover from COVID-19
145846opinion6LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mixed messaging will only extend pandemic
146680home3Best of the City: This year’s winners
146731home4Survey gauging interest in bus connections between Nanaimo and Cowichan
146729home5Nanaimo under a thunderstorm watch tonight
146719home6B.C. Greens hurrying to get candidates in place for provincial election
146692home7Ladysmith town councillor Duck Paterson secures BC Liberal nomination for Nanaimo-North Cowichan
146676home8Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 23
146664home9RDN receives money for emergency preparedness programs
146654home10Development permit approved for new auto dealership in Nanaimo
146650home11Nanaimo United play in a pandemic, win Jackson Cup championship
146606home12Ride-hailing service nearly ready to start up in Nanaimo
146625home13Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley seeks reelection
146646home14VIJHL season could start Oct. 1, says league president
146601home15Heavy rain and strong winds in Nanaimo’s forecast
146592home16Hospice worker and patient butt heads in upcoming theatre production
146532home17Citing stability, B.C. Premier calls snap election for Oct. 24
146567home18Nanaimo RCMP resumes fingerprinting, police information check services
146505home19Islands Trust Conservancy gets funding for protection of at-risk species
146502home20Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre returns to the stage in Port Theatre debut
146500home21Purebred breeders go for a walk in Nanaimo to show off their dogs
146456home22COVID-19 isn’t cancelling this year’s Tour de Rock
146458home23POLL: Can B.C. hold a provincial election safely during a pandemic?
146454home24Trail proposed to connect Cedar and Yellow Point
146451home25Woodgrove Centre posts plans to make masks and temperature checks mandatory
146438home26After testing, Island Health deems water safe around industrial fire site
146400home27Motor home burns up at north Nanaimo intersection
146397home2870-year-old punched in the head in dispute over disability parking space in Nanaimo
146363home29LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Island’s turn for investment in light rail
146462home30COVID-19: New air carrier sought for Qualicum Beach Airport
146357home31RDN signs deal with Nanaimo Recycling Exchange to conduct waste audits
146351home32March to protect old growth, stop industrial logging coming to Nanaimo
146338home33Nanaimo resident wins human rights tribunal case over wheelchair accessibility at condo complex
146319home34Three Nanaimo-area writers up for CBC Non-fiction Prize
146280home35From Nanoose Bay to the bookshelf, Howard the Gnome has his story told
146411home36Accused in Makayla Chang’s murder sees next court date in October
146302home37Search and rescue crews find hikers lost in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
146262home38Suspected jewelry thief allegedly assaults police officer during arrest at Nanaimo Yacht Club
146274home39Federal Green leadership candidate making final push, but cancels event in Nanaimo
146213home40Tim Hortons smile cookies being sold in support of Nanaimo hospital foundation
146192home41Nanaimo’s Harbour City Photography Club goes virtual to adapt to COVID-19
146197home42Comedian hosting this year’s Nanaimo Business Awards
146170home43Province wants to work with Nanaimo on 60-bed ‘navigation centre’ shelter
146138home44Man in mask and bandana breaks into Nanaimo business, steals safe
146134home45LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C.’s nightclub shutdown no surprise
146089home46Nanaimo country singer releases new music video
146066home47UPDATE: Police report Nanaimo woman missing for more than a week has been found safe and sound
146051home48Ambulance medical kit stolen while paramedics respond to call in Nanaimo
146032home49Nanaimo scratch ticket player wins $100,000
145803home50UPDATE: RCMP report missing 30-year-old Nanaimo man located safe and sound
145961home51School buses of Gabriola students will be ferried to and from Nanaimo each day
145846home52LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mixed messaging will only extend pandemic
145995home53Anger growing among B.C. salmon anglers shut out of public fishery
145935home54Indigenous artists showcase extreme sport-themed art at Nanaimo Art Gallery
145959home55Regional District of Nanaimo plans 2 per cent hike in water rates
145944home56Smoky skies enveloping Nanaimo and east Vancouver Island area
145950home57Car crash causes detours at Terminal Avenue
145922home58Nanaimo’s cancer society office closing permanently
145852home59Nanaimo’s Cinefest film festival to be held online this year due to COVID-19
145794home60Fire crews on scene at scrapyard near Nanaimo Airport
146682home21Canada’s active COVID-19 cases top 10,000 as daily new cases triple over the past month
146670home22First 8 months of fatal overdoses in B.C. have now exceeded 2019 death toll
146700home23Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock
146542home24Masks and temperature checks now mandatory to enter Nanaimo’s Woodgrove Centre
146610home25Nanaimo RCMP shut down illegal racing and stunt driving site at Duke Point
146534home26Snuneymuxw, province sign land transfer agreement that includes parts of Mount Benson
146538home27Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good
146725home28Liberal effort to reset policy agenda panned by rivals as too much talk, not action
146723home29‘Show us the money’ for cannabis, local governments tell B.C.
146698home210‘It’s a boy’: Southern Resident killer whale calf born to J Pod is healthy, researchers say
146696home211People ‘disgusted’ by COVID-19 election call, B.C. Liberal leader says
146686home212Horgan blasts B.C. Greens for refusing youth overdose detention
146674home213Grand jury indicts police officer in Breonna Taylor death
146672home214Man, 20, injured after being set on fire while sleeping under Campbell River bridge
146668home215Heiltsuk First Nation calling on DFO to close fish farms, citing wild salmon extinction risk
146662home216Attorney General of Canada defends Kelowna Mountie involved in rough arrest
146608home217B.C. could be without a new leader for multiple weeks after Election Day: officials
146658home218Refresh of Liberal government’s agenda comes amid new looming COVID-19 crisis
146632home219BC Liberals must change gears from election cynicism, focus on the issues: UBC professors
146652home220‘Unprecedented’ coalition demands end to B.C. salmon farms
146648home221Earthquake off coast of Washington recorded at 4.1 magnitude
146644home222B.C.’s top doctor says she’s received abuse, death threats during COVID-19 response
146460home223Ferry riders say lower fares are what’s most needed to improve service
146472home224City reviewing plans for huge Sandstone project in south Nanaimo
146620home225Vancouver Island sailor stranded in U.S. hospital after suffering massive stroke at sea
146618home226Majority needed to pass COVID-19 budget, B.C. premier says
146616home227Public health officials urge Canadians to limit contacts again as COVID-19 cases rise
146595home228Vancouver Island family overwhelmed with 14 Lab puppies
146590home229‘Ain’t no basic batch’: Kraft Dinner announces limited-edition pumpkin spice flavour
146588home230First full day of B.C.’s election campaign begins amid COVID-19 pandemic
146580home231RCMP issue two $2,300 COVID fines at same Metro Vancouver vacation rental within 24 hours
146553home232Here’s how voting amid a pandemic will happen in B.C.
146578home233B.C. privacy commissioner will hear First Nations complaints about COVID
146576home234Majority of Canadians support wearing masks during COVID-19, oppose protests: poll
146565home235Paper towel in short supply as people stay home, clean more, industry leader says
146563home236RCMP: Vancouver Island trio arrested, firearms seized after report of shots fired in rural Qualicum Beach
146557home237Group wants Parliament, courts to hold social media to same standard as publishers
146536home238B.C.’s Chase Claypool catches first NFL touchdown pass
146524home239B.C. has highest number of active COVID-19 cases per capita, federal data shows
146522home240Ricin letter sent to White House appears to have originated in Canada: RCMP
146519home241181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago
146511home242B.C. unveils new cannabis sales programs to help small, Indigenous growers
146498home243B.C. transportation minister will not seek re-election
146496home244UPDATE: Qualicum Beach man dies in kayaking incident
146487home245Young B.C. cancer survivor rides 105-km with Terry Fox’s brother
146483home246B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program
146481home247Preparations underway for pandemic election in Saskatchewan and maybe B.C.
146477home248Nearly 20 per cent of COVID-19 infections among health-care workers by late July
146359home249Nanaimo RCMP community policing needs a few good volunteers
146449home250Protesters march in Nanaimo, calling for greater protection of forests and watersheds
146242home251City of Nanaimo begins project planning for multimillion-dollar public works yard upgrades
146402home252Nanaimo residents ticketed for putting out garbage bins the night before pickup
146411home253Accused in Makayla Chang’s murder sees next court date in October
146306home254Regional District of Nanaimo looks to create its own flag
146209home255Nanaimo senior defrauded out of $14,000 in ‘grandson scam’
146377home256VIDEO: B.C. to launch mouth-rinse COVID-19 test for kids
146330home257Conservation officers free fawn stuck in fence in Nanaimo
146217home258Beefs & Bouquets, Sept. 16
146409home259One person dead in two-vehicle accident in North Island
146447home260Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87
146442home261Comox Valley protesters send message over old-growth logging
146436home262Application deadline for fish harvester benefits program extended
146368home263Young Canadians have curtailed vaping during pandemic, survey finds
146375home264B.C. teachers file Labour Relations Board application over COVID-19 classroom concerns
146404home265CHARTS: Beyond Metro Vancouver, COVID-19 cases in B.C. haven’t increased much recently
146427home266Thousands of child care spaces coming to 35 B.C. communities
146425home267Film, TV productions can’t get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene
146423home268Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?
146417home269Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner
146353home270Record-breaking 165 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed in B.C. in 24-hour period
146365home271Long-term care need pressuring acute care in Comox Valley, Strathcona
146361home272B.C.’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan: Top 5 things you need to know
146340home273B.C. releases details of $1.5B economic recovery plan, $660M in business tax incentives
146298home274B.C. driver charged for allegedly speeding while sleeping in Tesla on Alberta highway
146334home275‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing
146296home276British Columbians disheartened by Nanaimo Bar mislabel of ‘Canadian Chocolate Bar’
146342home277Water levels in Cowichan Valley’s Koksilah River critically low again this year
146112home278Nanaimo council gives school district permission to demolish Franklyn Street gym
146175home279Arson suspected in fire that destroyed Nanaimo second-hand store
146322home280B.C.’s 1st mental health and addictions minister won’t be seeking re-election
146308home281Remote B.C. tourism lodge staffed for coastal clean up instead of wilderness tours
146287home282B.C., Alberta sending nearly 300 fire personnel by Friday to help battle wildfires in Oregon
146292home283Vancouver’s shuttered aquarium searching for financial solution amid pandemic
146431home284Emaciated grizzly found dead on central B.C. coast as low salmon count sparks concern
146244home285B.C. to begin publicly listing COVID-19 school exposure events
146278home286The secret life of tadpoles
146276home287Tofino-area First Nation considering closing doors to visitors again
146264home288Logjams, gravel bars emphasize the plight of Island river
146215home289Some B.C. nurses given green light to prescribe safe drugs amid overdose spike
146237home290Prehistoric fish found near Sooke named after amateur collector
146235home291Lower Mainland woman tries to unravel mystery of unwanted food deliveries
146233home29287 hectares of old growth forests, wetlands in Pemberton now under conservancy protection
146246home293B.C. jobs minister not seeking re-election
146231home294March Saturday in Duncan to protest Wellness Centre
146228home295Death of mother grizzly a ‘big loss’ for bear population in Banff park: experts
146226home296U.S.-Canadian border closure reportedly could extend through November
146260home297Hey, Tyler from Coquitlam: This B.C. man found your message in a bottle in Osoyoos
146221home298Some parts of B.C. enjoy better air quality but southern regions still affected
146211home299Vancouver airport to pilot pre-flight COVID-19 tests for select WestJet passengers
146205home2100Air quality improves slightly in B.C. from U.S. wildfires
146195home2101B.C.’s municipal leaders to vote on salmon-safe flood control
146188home2102Threat of fall federal election eases as COVID-19 cases continue to rise
146183home2103Tofino mayor Josie Osborne seeks B.C. NDP nomination for Mid Island-Pacific Rim
146181home2104NDP-Green agreement provides stability during pandemic: Furstenau
146179home2105Staycations: Survey finds parks provide local getaways despite pandemic
146164home2106B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data
146166home2107‘It is a pandemic’: B.C. health minister defends school plan, but says cases are inevitable
146162home2108Jury selection begins in Castlegar RCMP shooting death
146160home2109Vancouver Island protesters call B.C.’s response to new old-growth report a ‘diversion’
146156home2110‘What changed?’ asks family of dead Okanagan woman after murder charge stayed
146154home2111B.C. to launch 22 primary care networks to provide team-based health care
146152home2112Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool honours fallen teammate Samwel Uko in NFL debut
146146home2113‘Everything comfy’: Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections
146142home21141 in 10 female post-secondary students sexually assaulted in school setting: study
146136home211557% of Canadians say they’ve relaxed COVID-19 safety measures: poll
146068home2116Canada Post to suspend delivery to parts of southern, central B.C. due to wildfire smoke
146132home2117Kootenay man fined $7,000 for BC Wildlife Act violations
146130home2118CREA reports Canadian home sales climb again, set record for August
146098home2119VIDEO: Large-scale clean up of rail crash near Hope continues
146118home2120This publisher is about to release a comic book all about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
146114home2121It’s been 2 years since Jessica Patrick’s body was found in Smithers; case still unsolved
146096home2122B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions
146094home2123Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser won’t seek re-election
146081home2124Tropical sea turtle found off Vancouver Island released to warmer waters
146070home2125B.C. salmon farm operator adds new device to delousing capacities
145993home2126Aboriginal friendship centre to raise totem pole for missing and murdered indigenous women
146016home2127RCMP investigating after Sea to Sky gondola line cut for the second time
146034home2128Powerful image and words on the pandemic from Island photographer
146057home2129Port Hardy Mountie honoured by International Association of Chiefs of Police
146020home2130COVID-19 case confirmed at west Kootenay secondary school
145963home2131QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?
145974home2132Vancouver Island Lotto 6/49 ticket worth big bucks
145848home2133RCMP remind motorists to drive carefully in Nanaimo’s school zones
145897home2134Nanaimo-Ladysmith selected for pilot project to try seatbelts on school buses
145952home2135UPDATE: ‘Missing’ Vancouver Island family reaches out to Alberta television station
145928home2136Unlucky 7: Raptors eliminated from NBA playoffs after 92-87 loss to Celtics
145926home2137IIO probes shooting after officer pepper-sprayed, assaulted outside Abbotsford Cabela’s
145938home2138A pit house for a Tsilhqot’in family
145924home2139Busy long weekend for Comox’s 19 Wing search and rescue
145916home2140Sun’s out, guns out: RCMP arrest man following disturbance in Errington
145946home2141Green leadership hopeful brings message to Comox Valley
145920home2142Victoria mother convicted in baby’s murder seeks new trial, claims juror was biased
145912home2143Kelowna Mountie at centre of UBCO wellness check investigation faces third lawsuit
145910home2144Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises
145908home2145B.C. suspends some old-growth logging, consults communities
145903home2146Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road
145931home2147Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Sept. 13 to 19
145887home2148B.C. businesses owe $6.2 billion in deferred provincial tax payments
145882home2149Vancouver Island woman reunited with beloved teddy bear nearly 20 years later
145861home2150COVID-19 exposure alert issued for Air Canada flight that landed in Victoria
145850home2151Special air quality statement in effect for Eastern Vancouver Island
145841home2152Island market finally reopens more than seven months after extreme flood
145837home2153Plastic band removed from neck of Greater Victoria sea lion
145833home2154COVID-19: B.C.’s ‘hospital at home’ program to start in Victoria
145829home2155Vancouver Island woman charged after bear trap tampered with
145827home2156Sea lice counts under-reported on B.C. salmon farms: study
145799home2157International Peace Arch Association lobbies for 100th anniversary stamp
145792home2158B.C. deficit forecast $12.8 billion after first three months of COVID-19
145784home2159Drum set stolen from small community church
145769home2160On to Game 7: Raptors hold off Celtics in double-OT NBA thriller
146627entertainment1VIDEO: Travelling musicians perform parking lot concerts across B.C. Interior
146603entertainment2Nanaimo musician plays all instruments on DIY debut album
146592entertainment3Hospice worker and patient butt heads in upcoming theatre production
146513entertainment4Quirky Canadian comedy ‘Schitt’s Creek’ takes Emmys by storm with comedy sweep
146502entertainment5Nanaimo’s Western Edge Theatre returns to the stage in Port Theatre debut
146319entertainment6Three Nanaimo-area writers up for CBC Non-fiction Prize
146280entertainment7From Nanoose Bay to the bookshelf, Howard the Gnome has his story told
146192entertainment8Nanaimo’s Harbour City Photography Club goes virtual to adapt to COVID-19
146089entertainment9Nanaimo country singer releases new music video
145935entertainment10Indigenous artists showcase extreme sport-themed art at Nanaimo Art Gallery
145806entertainment11Gabriola theatre group live-streaming two new pandemic-themed plays
145852entertainment12Nanaimo’s Cinefest film festival to be held online this year due to COVID-19
146717trending-now1From hamsters to horses, BC SPCA celebrates 125 years of protecting animals
146590trending-now2‘Ain’t no basic batch’: Kraft Dinner announces limited-edition pumpkin spice flavour
146485trending-now3Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Sept. 20 to 26
146440trending-now4VIDEO: RCMP escort beaver across busy Chilliwack road
146379trending-now5PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest
146328trending-now6PBR Canada cancels Abbotsford event
146296trending-now7British Columbians disheartened by Nanaimo Bar mislabel of ‘Canadian Chocolate Bar’
146260trending-now8Hey, Tyler from Coquitlam: This B.C. man found your message in a bottle in Osoyoos
146235trending-now9Lower Mainland woman tries to unravel mystery of unwanted food deliveries
146146trending-now10‘Everything comfy’: Fashion brands drop heels, officewear to COVID-proof collections
146118trending-now11This publisher is about to release a comic book all about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
145931trending-now12Unofficial holidays: Here’s what people are celebrating for the week of Sept. 13 to 19
146500community1Purebred breeders go for a walk in Nanaimo to show off their dogs
146213community2Tim Hortons smile cookies being sold in support of Nanaimo hospital foundation
145696community3Nanaimo SPCA asking for volunteers to provide foster care for dogs
145694community4Leadership V.I. looks to give a lift to Vancouver Island’s next leaders
145189community5Credit union donates $25,000 to Vancouver Island’s United Way chapters
144600community6Nanaimo hospital foundation golf tourney going four weeks due to COVID-19
144734community7Nanaimo professor raising awareness about rare blood cancer
144716community8Tutors needed to help Nanaimo high school students with homework
146700community9Cops for Cancer: COVID-19 can’t stop Tour de Rock
144333community10VIEX will take place during pandemic, but will be mostly virtual
146468community11QUIZ: A celebration of apples
143688community12Military police motorcycle relay roars through Nanaimo
143566community13MS Society looks for Nanaimo volunteers to offer peer support
143498community14Peace ceremony in Nanaimo will be a little different in a pandemic
142983community15Society asks for volunteers to help make Nanaimo more age-friendly
146379community16PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners in 12th annual wildlife photo contest
141051community17Royal Canadian Legion hopes for support for bottle drive this week
140541community18Nanaimo Community Hospice looking for volunteers
139470community19Walk for Alzheimer’s will physically distance online this year
139151community20Car cruise in Nanaimo lifts seniors’ spirits during pandemic
138265community21Car enthusiasts in Nanaimo drive support for health charity during pandemic
138273community22Canucks Alumni Association delivers pizza to Nanaimo hospital staff
137143community23Non-profits in Nanaimo will receive $20,000 in gift cards following Movember fundraiser
137035community24Nanaimo Foodshare gets help from Rotary in keeping fruits and veggies fresh
135755community25Nanaimo company offering free soil for self-isolators to get into gardening
135280community26Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
134322community27United Way asks for ‘local love’ for community’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis
133126community28Naked bungy jumping in Nanaimo will be good for one’s mental health
132874community29Women’s day now includes women’s march
145963community30QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?
145922community31Nanaimo’s cancer society office closing permanently
145910community32Two B.C. Kittens in need medical support after falling from highrises
146507marketplace3South Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator
146363letters1LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s Island’s turn for investment in light rail
146134letters2LETTER TO THE EDITOR: B.C.’s nightclub shutdown no surprise
145901letters3LETTER: Invest in higher education to help Island communities recover from COVID-19
145846letters4LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mixed messaging will only extend pandemic
146721video1B.C. reports 91 new cases as officials remain worried over ‘clusters of COVID-19
146684video2Liberals vow wage-subsidy extension to 2021, revamp of EI system in throne speech
146638video3B.C. reports 96 new COVID-19 cases, one hospital outbreak
146547video4COVID-19: 4 more deaths, 366 new cases in B.C. since Friday
146513video5Quirky Canadian comedy ‘Schitt’s Creek’ takes Emmys by storm with comedy sweep
116492sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island
135946tourism1Discover Nanaimo
135946travel1Discover Nanaimo
146464travel2Victoria, Vancouver Island earn global ‘Safe Travels’ Stamp
146692provincial-election1Ladysmith town councillor Duck Paterson secures BC Liberal nomination for Nanaimo-North Cowichan
146625provincial-election2Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley seeks reelection