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Port Hardy’s annual summer festival FILOMI Days cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Port Hardy’s biggest community celebration happens every year from July 17 to 19.

Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program

‘I feel like I’m an adoptive father,’ Fred Haynes says of his rented mason bee colony

COVID-19: North Islanders bang pots and pans to honour essential workers

‘Hopefully we can keep it going for them because these people are showing up at work every day for us’

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete

Girl Guide cookies always in good taste when showing appreciation

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

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North Island Atom Eagles win Tier 4 playoff banner
North Island Bantam Eagles defeat Sooke Thunderbirds, win best-of-three playoff series
Wounded Warrior Run 2020 leaves Port Hardy
Victoria News Update

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday

Friends get creative after party cancelled due to ongoing pandemic

Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available

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  • Mar 27, 2020

Portside Academy of Performing Arts’ dancers compete down island in Courtenay, win awards

It was another successful competition in Courtenay for Portside Academy of Performing Arts.

Kilted window-washers helping seniors with groceries

Campbell River Men In Kilts employees volunteer to go shopping for seniors and others

Hearts of Vancouver Island campaign spreading message of love and unity

‘It’s all about community and bringing people together’

B.C. man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil of Abbotsford turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

Seniors’ Defence Initiative is up and running in Port Hardy

Being isolated during a crisis brings high levels of anxiety.

Chemainus Theatre temporarily suspends operations, postpones next two shows

It’s hoped The 39 Steps and Beauty And The Beast can be staged at another time

United Way asks for ‘local love’ for region’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis

Central and northern Vancouver Island chapter campaigning for financial donations

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Part 1: Port McNeill assessed for growth opportunities

A summation of experiences was given in an hour and a half presentation at the Gate House Theatre.

  • Mar 16, 2020

Stories from MARS: An eagle’s tale

If eagles could talk…

  • Mar 14, 2020