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Nanaimo-Ladysmith MP’s abandoned vessels legislation sinks with secret ballot

MP Sheila Malcolmson has lost her appeal to unblock proposed legislation on abandoned vessels.

DFO talks huge offshore Vancouver Island Marine Protected Area

A delegation met with the RDMW to discuss the MPA

Volunteers offer support for those needing end-of-life care

NICCCS graduates provide palliative care and bereavement services

$2-million donation for B.C. Cancer
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          Brent Borg Officially Appointed Fire Chief by Mayor and Council

          “We have a young fella here that’s got a brand new job, and it’s a big one.”

          ATV riders want to promote North Island tourism

          Campbell River club presents its North Island inter-community tourism concept

          B.C. residents rally for medication

          Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

          Helicopter parts stolen out of a vehicle were returned

          RCMP report theft from vehicles continues to be a problem in Port Hardy

          Parade of trees launches in Port McNeill

          Christmas contest will raise money for Kids in Motion

          Hikers attempt to rescue distressed eagle

          The eagle was sent to MARS Wildlife Rescue Centre

          Western Forest Products under fire for train closure

          WFP delegates addressed the train closure to the RDMW

          Salvation Army in need of volunteers for Christmas Kettle Campaign

          “We want to help and we can’t do it without your support.”

          $353,925 budgeted for new skatepark in Port Hardy, pending successful grant funding, says Chief Administrative Officer

          The plans for the skatepark came up at a recent Parks and Recreation Committee meeting.

          Memorial bench for James Reginald Hayward approved

          James Reginald Hayward was shot and killed by a Port Hardy RCMP Officer in July of 2015.

          Seniors Tour Remembrance Day exhibit

          The Hardy Bay Seniors Society received a special tour of the museum

          VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

          Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

          Injured whale helps raise awareness

          Knobby’s injuries may have resulted from a vessel collision

          Viral video shows deer killed on Snapchat in Campbell River

          RCMP say they have identified those involved and are working with conservation officers

          Alert Bay, Sointula Sailings affected by bad weather

          BC Ferries is holding the Quadra Queen II in dock this morning