Scott Stanfield

Group mobilizes to save Courtenay retirement home

A local group is trying to prevent a low-income seniors housing facility…

Indian affairs minister looking forward to more work with ‘willing partners’

Vancouver Island North Conservative MP John Duncan has retained his post as minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development, part of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's new federal ministry that promises greater security and stability for Canadians.

Riding high, NDP leader returns to Vancouver Island North to support candidate

NDP leader Jack Layton, in his bid to replace Stephen Harper as prime minister of Canada, says he is humbled but determined by a groundswell of NDP support suggested by the latest popularity polls.
As of Wednesday, an Angus Reid poll showed the New Democrats riding atop all other parties in Quebec — with 38-per-cent support — 11 percentage points ahead of the Bloc Quebecois.