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Salvation Army releases eye-opening statistics report for 2017

Shelter overnight stays saw a 431 per cent increase since 2014.

ANALYSIS: Wondering how incumbent candidates fared this election? Here’s a 2014-2018 comparison

Port Hardy residents voted on the safe side, re-electing four incumbents this local election.

VIDEOS: North Island Mall continues to thrive with local events, shops opening up

The Diroms continue their hard work as the North Island Mall revitalizes.

BC Ferries passengers wait to leave Vancouver Island after Remembrance Day

Traffic aboard BC Ferries slows after Remembrance Day long weekend

B.C. university pride group replaces white supremacy posters

Around 50 people walked through downtown Victoria to share posters of love

Search and rescue piggybacks plucky injured senior out of Vancouver Island woods

Rescue crews don’t have same success with dog swept away by Comox Valley river

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North Island Mall's Rendezvous Place continues to rent office space
North Island Mall's Christmas Craft Market
422 Transport and Rescue Squadron land in Avalon Adventist Christian Academy Junior Academy's back lawn.
Attempted Break-in outside Port Hardy's Sporty Bar & Grill

Two new conservation officers added to Vancouver Island

Port McNeill, Duncan areas to benefit as government creates 20 new positions around BC.

PHOTOS: Port Hardy remembers 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

View photos of Remembrance Day ceremony held on Nov. 11 at Port Hardy cenotaph.

Port Hardy Fire Rescue’s third quarterly report of 2018

PHFR had 13 practice nights and 11 other training events this quarter.

Pit bull cross, chihuahua owners must split costs for dogfight damage, judge rules

Eac side responsible for $577.43 towards injuries in Comox Valley incident

Will a First Nation’s housing project turn into slums? One resident thinks so

Concerns were raised about wildlife, traffic and ‘slums’ during public hearing on housing project.

Making of a Chief: How one ‘Nakwaxda’xw man steps into his role

After his feast, Brown will step into a lower seated chief position to fulfil a role in his family.

BC Ferries nearly fully booked Friday of Remembrance Day weekend

Between Vancouver Island and the mainland, routes are reserved through the evening

Wilson’s Group acquires 16-year-old Tofino Bus service

Wilson’s Transportation continues expansion in wake of Greyhound

New exhibit at the Port Hardy Museum

The workwear exhibit will run until March 2019.

Concerned mother of son attacked by dog reminds residents of responsible pet ownership

The dog reportedly lunged at the young boy twice, who sustained bruises after the attack.

Vancouver Island service dogs helping veterans deal with PTSD

Vancouver Island Compassion Dogs matches soldiers with trained puppies

Seven Hills applies for additional grant funding for power infrastructure

Ageing poles “collapsed and cut off power temporarily to the maintenance shed” and need replacing.