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Port Hardy council creates subscription-based portal for agendas and minutes

It was a “council decision based on presentation by staff during financial planning budget meetings.”

Provincial grants help communities map, meet housing needs

The next intake for funding is open until Nov. 29, 2019.

  • Aug 16, 2019

World Class Hiking Trail For The North Island?

The idea is getting some serious attention.

  • Aug 16, 2019

Less than a month to go until the Mount Waddington Fall Fair!

The committee is hoping for a record number of exhibits this year

Island Health no longer testing water at popular Vancouver Island beaches

Municipalities were warned last summer but some have yet to take on the responsibility

Sun-soaked Cowichan River tubers pelted with rocks

Police take man into custody after woman receives minor injuries in incident near Duncan

  • Aug 13, 2019
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Helicopter Survey to Identify Mineral Potential in the North Island

“New large datasets are a powerful tool in identifying new natural resource opportunities”

  • Aug 10, 2019

Port McNeill council deals with rezoning issues

Port McNeill council met for a special meeting on Aug. 8 to deal with two rezoning issues.

  • Aug 9, 2019

25 fire hydrants painted throughout the Village of Woss

“She just wants to make it a happier place for our community”

BC Ferries passengers want more food choices, better Wi-Fi and quiet areas

More than 10,000 people weigh in on plans for four new vessels

Workshops fill increasing need in North Island

The non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. will put on two free workshops next month.

Magnitude 4.3 quake recorded off Vancouver Island

Occurred at 9:11 Friday night 171 km west of Port Hardy

Port Hardy RCMP looking to solve theft crime

If your information leads to an arrest or charge you may be eligible for a cash award of up to $2000

Blaney advocates for seniors ministry, strategy

In a cabinet shuffle last year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Hamilton…

North Island Seniors Housing Foundation gets preliminary funding from BC Housing

This funding would allow the Foundation to seek additional commitment from partners.

Attempts to disentangle humpback off north Vancouver Island fail

PHI, a regularly seen in the Campbelll River area, was last seen heading north from Port Hardy

Trudeau praises actions of coast guard in help with deadly float plane crash

Four people, including pilot, were killed while five survived when plane went down near Port Hardy

District of Port Hardy says no to free moorage for Port Hardy RCMP boat

A staff report on the issue was submitted by Chief Financial Officer Lynda Sowerby.

Transportation Safety Board investigating fatal float plane crash on Addenbroke Island

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board investigators have been deployed to Addenbroke Island where…