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Vancouver Island North’s tourism bursting back to life

The North Island was buzzing the first weekend of July after Phase 3 allowed in-province travel

UPDATE: More details released on search for missing Vancouver Island hiker

Searchers scouring Strathcona Park near Gold River for experienced 65-year-old on 40-kilometre trek

MP asks Minister of Transport for review of safe crew levels on new ferries

The new ferries were approved to run with smaller crew sizes, raising safety concerns

$8,179,919 in grant funding announced for North Island communities

This local funding is part of over $228 million in grants going to B.C. communities.

Funding police would be ‘most expensive single budget item we would have’ says Port Hardy councillor

‘we’re not panicking — I can’t see our population numbers jumping up that high that quick’

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Marble River Hatchery's fish transfer
Downtown Port Hardy area under construction
Reed Allen gets a pie in the face
Victoria News Update

Port McNeill Lionesses hanging up their gloves after 52 years

Lions Club International has given the womens’ auxiliary clubs until 2021 to join or leave

Small physically distant running event with big heart held in Port Hardy

Indigenous Run/Walk program went ahead this year, with some downsizing due to COVID-19

Victoria police investigating possible hate crime on BC Transit bus

A young Black man was randomly struck by a Caucasian man who he did not know

No time frame to resume Route 5 bus service between Campbell River and Port Hardy

Passenger Transportation Board is still deliberating, leaving north Islanders stranded

Population increase means Port Hardy may have to start paying for its own police services

Places with population greater than 5,000 are responsible for funding their own police services.

Hundreds of cats saved from euthanasia by Cat’s Meow Society

Two decades of tireless work toward better animal welfare in northern Vancouver Island

B.C. reopening travel not sitting well with several First Nations

A number of safety conditions have yet to be met Indigenous leaders maintain

Port Hardy’s indoor swimming pool tentatively scheduled to reopen in August

‘All participants will book through a reservation process which will be set up a week in advance’

COVID-19 antibody testing underway on Cormorant Island

‘I would encourage everyone over the age of 12 to get tested, even if they did not feel sick’