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Port Hardy Mounties hand out teddy bears to children and families

“The surprise visit was well received by the residents,” B.C. RCMP stated in a release.

Equipment donation helps North Island College’s trades expansion

Allan and Donna Edie recently provide more than $273,000 in equipment to college

  • Dec 7, 2018

Port Alice gets into the holiday spirit with houses decked out in Christmas displays

North Island Gazette freelancer Debra Lynn snapped some great photos of houses…

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Annual toy run ends last year with donations to the hamper fund

The charity event helped numerous families across the North Island, donating and wrapping gifts.

Calvin Hunt continues to show artwork at Copper Maker Gallery after 30 years

Hereditary Chief Hunt has over four decades of carving experience and continues to showcase his art.

Santa Parade returns to the streets of Port Hardy

Candy was tossed from festive vehicles to local families who gathered to watch the parade.

PHOTOS: Port McNeill ramps up their holiday cheer

View the photo gallery of a number of Christmas events in Port McNeill.

FOLLOW-UP: 7 Hills given extra grant funds to replace power poles

The golf and country club is now able to move forward in replacing ageing infrastructure.

Jeopardy responds to William Shatner tweet about word invented by B.C. 6-year-old

Jeopardy questions from Nov. 20 spur Twitter support for levidrome

Northern B.C. city dealing with its own otter problem

Vanderhoof’s Nechako White Sturgeon Recovery Initiative working to increase fish survival rate

Winterfestival a hit for Sointula

Sointula Winterfestival is the North Island’s full-ferry destination ​to a weekend of…

VIDEO: Thunderbird Mall hosts holiday event

Families were excited to take pictures with Santa Claus in Thunderbird Mall early holiday season.

Local secondary schools’ culture programs run strong across North Island

PHSS, NISS culture programs for Indigenous students are part of an enhancement agreement with SD85.

Vancouver Island Regional Library launches new website Nov. 30

The new Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) says its website makes accessing…

  • Nov 23, 2018

RBC gives $50,000 to support Aboriginal students at North Island College

Indigenous students at all North Island College campuses will be able to…

  • Nov 23, 2018

Port McNeill police to hold fourth annual Cram the Cruiser

“We invite everyone to show community spirit again this holiday season,” says Port McNeill RCMP.

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

Eke Me-Xi students dirty their hands at Harvest Food Bank’s garden

The school’s involvement in the garden is about growing community support for Harvest Food Bank.

  • Nov 19, 2018

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season