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93771news2Canadian cities grapple over whether to give more room to pedestrians to spread out
93767news3Commercial landlords offering rent deferrals as economy hit by pandemic
93765news4Donation dump: Diabetes Canada pens open letter with bins overflowing with trash
93769news5Here’s how to talk to people who aren’t taking physical distancing seriously
93752news675-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
93758news7Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
93754news8Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
93750news9B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
93748news10Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
93743news11Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
93741news12Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
93737news13Humboldt Broncos families to quietly mark anniversary of Saskatchewan bus crash
93734news14Port Hardy’s annual summer festival FILOMI Days cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
93724news15COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
93720news16Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
93714news17As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
93712news18Canadians on board Coral Princess can disembark, fly home on chartered plane: Champage
93710news19House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown
93702news20BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
93700news21Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives amid pandemic
93698news22With workers at home, feds eye ways to fast-track training program, groups say
93695news23UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
93693news24Actress-activist Shirley Douglas, daughter of medicare’s Tommy Douglas, dies
93689news25Canadians aboard COVID-19 stricken cruise ship to start coming home today
93686news26‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
93691news27COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
93682news28Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
93680news29Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
93676news30Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
93674news31‘It’s like ghost towns:’ Canada’s border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes
93672news32Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
93668news33Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
93704news34Immunocompromised community call for more options to get groceries during COVID-19
93670news35B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
93664news36Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
93662news37B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19
93658news38New rail safety measures implemented in Canada
93654news39‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
93648news40Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
93660news41‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
93646news42Federal NDP suggests universal benefit to streamline aid payments
93641news43Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
93638news44‘Little python’ found in Victoria apartment being cleaned for new renters
93636news45VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
93634news46Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
93632news47Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
93630news48COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
93625news49Number of COVID-19 deaths in B.C. rise to 35, while hospitalizations fall
93620news50VIDEO: ‘Used gloves and masks go in the garbage,’ says irked B.C. mayor
93618news51Emergency funding available for North Island College students
93616news52Projections show between 3,000 and 15,000 could die from COVID-19 in Ontario
93614news53Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: B.C. association
93612news54No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
93608news55B.C. business groups warn revenues down 50-75% during COVID-19
93606news56Military to help fight COVID in Quebec; deaths pass 150 as cases near 12,000
93601news57Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
93597news58B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
93595news59Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
93591news60From inside the ER: B.C. doctor tells it like it is from the frontlines of COVID-19
93589news613M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
93580news62COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
93576news63B.C. health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
93572news64Vancouver Island mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
93578news65Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
93568news66Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
93574news67Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
93566news68Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
93564news69UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
93562news70B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
93558news71CN Rail notches record grain movement for March as it clears blockade backlog
93556news72B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
93560news73Trudeau rejects mandatory stay-at-home order for now; COVID deaths up
93554news74Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage
93552news75Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
93550news76B.C. orchardists face challenges from COVID-19 pandemic
93548news77B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
93545news78North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
93541news79B.C. schools Zoom to online education amid COVID-19
93536news80B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
93534news81‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
93530news82Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
93528news83Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
93526news84‘We don’t need this right now’: B.C. man breaks up road rage incident
93524news85Cermaq Canada continues to adapt operations amid Covid-19 pandemic while supporting employees and local communities
93522news86COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
93520news87COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
93518news88Donald Trump says Canadians on two stranded cruise ships will be heading home
93516news89Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
93514news90With U.S. border work on track, rural Canadian towns fear an outbreak
93512news91Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
93510news92Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
93505news93World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
93494news94Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
93496news95A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
93492news96Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
93490news97‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
93485news98‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
93482news99Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
93476news100COVID-19: Social media use goes up as country stays indoors
93498news101Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
93472news102Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
93470news103Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
93468news104Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
93466news105B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
93464news106First Nations, remote communities need special attention in pandemic, Freeland says
93462news107High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
93459news108Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
93456news109B.C. man sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
93451news110Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
93447news111Officials warn of COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable people, restriction extensions
93445news112Consider releasing some inmates to stem COVID-19 in prisons: public safety minister
93439news113World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
93437news1146.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
93435news115John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
93433news116B.C.’s first community COVID-19 death was dentist ‘dedicated’ to health: lawyer
93426news117Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
93424news118BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
93422news119B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
93420news120UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
93418news121Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
93416news122Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
93412news123COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
93408news124Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
93406news125B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
93396news126COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
93389news12710% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
93383news128Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
93375news129World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
93372news130‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
93370news131Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
93368news132Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
93366news133Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
93364news134Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale
93362news135BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
93356news136Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
93354news137Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
93349news138‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
93343news139World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy
93339news140Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
93337news141B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered
93335news142Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
93333news143Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ Canadians stepping up to challenge of COVID-19
93327news144Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
93325news145WestJet extends international flight suspensions into May amid COVID-19 pandemic
93319news146Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
93323news147’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
93313news14824,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
93309news149Liberals delay release of 75% wage subsidy details, costs: Morneau
93301news150Crucial details of Ottawa’s proposed wage subsidy program expected today
93307news151Battling addiction in self-isolation: online AA meetings can help
93291news152World COVID-19 morning update: Olympics delayed one year; 12,000 health care workers infected
93284news153Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
93268news154Evening world update: U.S. restrictions extended 30 days; NY deaths near 1,000
93298news155‘There isn’t consistency:’ COVID-19 response varies for children in care
93289news156Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
93281news157‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
93269news158‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
93263news159COVID-19 in Canada update: Meat plant worker tests positive; 1 million file for EI
93261news160Canadian among dead after plane catches fire at Manila airport, killing all 8 on board
93259news161Speed, alcohol not ruled out as factors in crash that left one person dead
93257news162Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
93254news163Experts study how coronavirus pandemic affects trust in officials, ourselves
93252news164Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning
93250news165B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
93248news16614-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
93246news167‘Do something now:’ Inmate’s wife calls for release of non-violent offenders
93237news168World COVID-19 update: U.S. expects 100,000 deaths; Oregon declares disaster
93235news169No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
93229news170Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations amid COVID-19 crisis: advocates
93222news171B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
93297news172IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
93226news173Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
93212news174COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks
93210news175Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
93208news176B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
93202news177One person in hospital, one in police custody following early morning high-speed crash in Campbell River
93200news178B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
93198news179B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
93160news180Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
93156news181UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
93151news18267 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
93149news183Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19
93147news184‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
93145news185Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
93141news186Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
93133news187COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
93124news188BC Transit to limit riders on buses to allow for physical distancing
93122news189B.C. Greens suspend leadership race due to COVID-19
93106news190COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
93158news191North Island community groups are adapting due to COVID-19
93100news192B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
93094news193Funding has been denied for Port Hardy’s much anticipated Multiplex Pool Project
93092news194COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
93090news195BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
93086news196Trudeau announces 75% wage subsidy for small businesses amid COVID-19
93065news197With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
93078news198B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
93047news199RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
93045news20066 new B.C. cases of COVID-19, up to 725 positive tests so far
93043news201Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
93032news202Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
93030news203BC Recreation Sites and Trails across the province closed for all overnight use
93028news204B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
93026news205COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
93013news206Ripple Rock Trail now closed to prevent spread of COVID-19
93005news207Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
93003news208Famed Victoria wolf Takaya shot and killed on south coast of Vancouver Island
93001news209Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
92995news210Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
92962news211Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
92956news212VIDEO: Young B.C. couple tie the knot in wake of COVID-19
92944news213Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
92941news214NDP’s Rachel Blaney happy COVID-19 legislation strikes the right balance
92928news215Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
92920news216COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
92898news217Canada now mandating all returning travellers to quarantine: Freeland
92809news218Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
92796news219Northern Vancouver Island provincial park suspends services due to COVID-19
93739business1B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
93732business2Business outlook soft even before shock of COVID-19, Bank of Canada says
93718business3Parkland Fuel nears completion of maintenance work at B.C. refinery
93708business4Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
93656business5Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
92850business6Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
93627business7Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
93610business8Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
93478business9BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
93414business10No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
93394business11New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
93317business12First government licensed cannabis shop on Vancouver Island celebrates one year in business
93315business13LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
93311business14Fire Chefs give back to community with one free meal a day to those who are in need
93279business15Big Oil’s interest in renewable energy investments expected to waver: report
93162business16Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets
93131business17B.C. farmers markets restricted to food sales only due to COVID-19
93104business18Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
93011business19West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
92948business20UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
92918business21UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
93666sports1QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
93480sports255+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
93358sports3Port Hardy Secondary School’s 2019-2020 wrestling season
93305sports4Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021
93242sports5QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
93035sports6BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
93706life4Life and style with Claudia Knoglinger
93587life5Creating the perfect charcuterie plate
93443life6Life and style with Tara Elston
93303life7That day I was a life model
93684opinion2B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
93190opinion3B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
93754home1Nanaimo, Royal Jubilee to be Vancouver Island’s COVID-19 frontline hospitals
93734home2Port Hardy’s annual summer festival FILOMI Days cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
93716home3Reflecting on life during a pandemic
93702home4BC Ferries to bring in health checks as feds restrict marine travel due to COVID-19
93670home5B.C. firefighters only responding to most life-threatening calls during COVID-19 pandemic
93660home6‘An extra $220 every 90 days’: B.C. patients pay more dispensing fees due to prescription limits
93564home7UPDATED: Vancouver Island seniors die in hospital due to COVID-19
93524home8Cermaq Canada continues to adapt operations amid Covid-19 pandemic while supporting employees and local communities
93612home9No more ferries will sail from Departure Bay, Mill Bay, Brentwood Bay during COVID-19 pandemic
93453home10COVID-19: North Islanders bang pots and pans to honour essential workers
93387home11Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Juvenile eagle
93358home12Port Hardy Secondary School’s 2019-2020 wrestling season
93317home13First government licensed cannabis shop on Vancouver Island celebrates one year in business
93311home14Fire Chefs give back to community with one free meal a day to those who are in need
93226home15Social media a blessing and a curse during time of crisis: B.C. communication expert
93133home16COVID-19: Isolation exemptions to frontline workers a danger to patients, say Island Health employees
93158home17North Island community groups are adapting due to COVID-19
93100home18B.C. COVID-19 contact restrictions working, Dr. Bonnie Henry says
93094home19Funding has been denied for Port Hardy’s much anticipated Multiplex Pool Project
93088home20Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Otters at play
92941home21NDP’s Rachel Blaney happy COVID-19 legislation strikes the right balance
92796home22Northern Vancouver Island provincial park suspends services due to COVID-19
93769home22Here’s how to talk to people who aren’t taking physical distancing seriously
93750home23B.C. clears more acute hospital beds as COVID-19 case growth slows
93752home2475-year-old woman rescued from Cowichan Lake
93758home25Not to become bored the game plan for COVID-19
93714home26As 500K+ apply for emergency benefit, Trudeau says aid coming for Canadians left behind
93695home27UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse
93743home28Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service
93741home29Introverted and extroverted kids likely to react differently to COVID-19 restrictions
93739home210B.C. begins taking submissions for $2M COVID-19 research fund
93720home211Wearing non-medical masks can stop spread of COVID-19 before symptoms start: Tam
93745home212Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
93724home213COVID-19 world update: 1,000 cases hit U.S. military; Good news in Spain, Portugal
93722home214Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
93610home215Businesses advised to prepare for federal, B.C. COVID-19 assistance
93708home216Bars, cannabis sector eligible for $40B credit program from government bank
93704home217Immunocompromised community call for more options to get groceries during COVID-19
93676home218Emergency aid portal opens Monday, cash could be in bank accounts by end of week: Trudeau
93680home219Canada looking to disinfect used masks, Dr. Tam asks they not be thrown away
93668home220Education, not enforcement: B.C. bylaw officers keeping a watch on physical distancing
93691home221COVID-19: Hospitals remain safe for childbirth, say Vancouver Island care providers
93682home222Canadian cadets to mark 103rd anniversary of Vimy Ridge April 9 virtually
93684home223B.C. VIEWS: Pandemic shows need for adequate care home staffing
93666home224QUIZ: How much do you know about hockey?
93672home225Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight against airborne viruses
93664home226Two inmates found positive for COVID-19 at federal prison in B.C.; other tests pending
93656home227Critic, workers’ group ‘disappointed’ Trudeau chose Amazon to distribute PPE
93648home228Full World COVID-19 update: National Guard collect ventilators in New York; Spain, Italy improve
93646home229Federal NDP suggests universal benefit to streamline aid payments
93643home230Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
92850home231Nanaimo’s Harmac mill works to fill doubled pulp order for medical masks and gowns
93641home232Two people fined after B.C. police spot online ads re-selling 5,000 surgical, N95 masks
93638home233‘Little python’ found in Victoria apartment being cleaned for new renters
93634home234Sex workers face new risks during COVID-19 pandemic
93632home235Unclear if Cowichan couple refusing to self-isolate will face penalty
93630home236COVID-19: Postponed surgeries will be done, B.C. health minister says
93627home237Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers
93618home238Emergency funding available for North Island College students
93614home239Don’t stop going to the doctor, just do it virtually: B.C. association
93601home240Dogs are property, not kids, B.C. judge tells former couple
93597home241B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives
93595home242Trudeau commits $100M to help food banks amid COVID-19 crisis
93566home243Couple won’t self-isolate after returning from overseas: Cowichan by-law
93593home244How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
93589home2453M pushes back on Trump administration call to stop sending N95 masks to Canada
93580home246COVID-19: Vancouver Islander celebrates 90th birthday with Model T ride as neighbours line streets
93576home247B.C. health care workers gain access to virtual health care options
93572home248Vancouver Island mom faces ‘pandemic police’ for bringing kids to the grocery store
93578home249Tax collectors, auditors to help field ‘historic’ numbers of benefit-seeking callers
93568home250Family uses social media to help truckers find places to eat during pandemic
93574home251Advocates sound alarm over COVID-19 limiting access to contraceptives, abortion
93562home252B.C. health officer says homemade masks may prevent spread of COVID-19 to others
93556home253B.C.’s senior home staff measures show results in COVID-19 battle
93552home254Independent investigation praises RCMP actions in Vancouver Island suicide attempt
93534home255‘A matter of human decency’: Truckers’ union calls on gas stations, rest stops to fully re-open
93548home256B.C. unveils $3.5M COVID-19 emergency fund for post-secondary students
93545home257North Cowichan to police popular trails to ensure physical distancing
93485home258‘We will get through this’: B.C. sees new COVID-19 death, but 57% have recovered
93472home259Canada’s 75% wage subsidy is coming, but not for several weeks: finance minister
93543home260COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
93536home261B.C. adding $300 to monthly income and disability assistance payments
93530home262Hip tradition sing-along planned again for Canadians April 2
93528home263Migrant worker advocates blame feds, employers for COVID-19 outbreak at B.C. garden store
93490home264‘There can be no ambiguity’: Travellers brought home to B.C. must self-isolate
93522home265COVID-19 predictions coming ‘soon’, but results will depend on how Canadians act: Trudeau
93520home266COVID-19 has been impacting Canadian economy since January
93516home267Doctors trained abroad want to join front lines of COVID-19 fight in Canada
93512home268Fake test kits and other COVID online scams play on public anxiety: fraud centre
93510home269Feds amplify stay-home message as cost of financial aid to Canadians mounts
93505home270World COVID-19 update: Six million U.S. jobless claims; Russia sends medical aid to U.S.
93494home271Couple celebrates 61st anniversary through Vancouver Island seniors’ home window
93496home272A look at some of the B.C. inventors creating life-saving tools in fight against COVID-19
93492home273Association launches French-language games, online tools for families learning at home
93482home274Belle from ‘Beauty and the Beast’ entertains home-bound kids in Cowichan Bay
93480home27555+ BC Games cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns
93478home276BC Hydro offers three-month bill ‘holiday’ for those affected by COVID-19
93474home277Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
93498home278Vancouver Island teachers show the love for their students
93470home279Controversial Cowichan tiny house still in place after removal deadline
93468home280Call before you dig into spring projects during isolation: BC 1 Call
93466home281B.C.’s intersection speed cameras putting more tickets in the mail
93422home282B.C. records five new COVID-19 deaths, ‘zero chance’ life will return to normal in April
93462home283High cost, limited coverage for asthma medicine a concern during COVID-19 pandemic
93459home284Vancouver Island’s ‘Project Draw Breath’ expands and diversifies to battle pandemic
93456home285B.C. man sick with COVID-19 calls it a ‘horrible disease’
93451home286Trudeau says Parliament needs to pass more COVID-19 benefits, CERB details announced
93420home287UPDATE: Anti-tax group calls for MPs, senators to donate scheduled pay raises to charity
93439home288World COVID-19 update: NATO suspicious of Russian military drills; Cruise ships ordered to stay at sea
93437home2896.5-magnitude earthquake in Idaho shakes B.C. Interior
93435home290John Horgan extends B.C.’s state of emergency for COVID-19
93426home291Two inmates at prison housing Robert Pickton test positive for COVID-19
93424home292BC SPCA launches matching campaign to help vulnerable animals after big donations
93428home293Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
93418home294Two arrested after man lies about COVID-19 illness to stay in Victoria Airbnb for free
93416home295Nanaimo dentists donate 4,000 masks, 25,000 gloves to health-care peers
93414home296No laws in B.C. to force businesses to offer refunds, even during a pandemic
93389home29710% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor
93412home298COVID-19 essential workers can apply for B.C. pre-school child care
93410home299Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
93408home2100Walkers, grocery store customers courteous with physical distancing in B.C.
93406home2101B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave
93398home2102Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
93396home2103COVID-19: B.C. universities opt out of in-person spring graduation ceremonies
93394home2104New rules issued for B.C. construction projects, work camps for COVID-19
93391home2105Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
93383home2106Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight
93375home2107World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released
93372home2108‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19
93370home2109Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads
93368home2110Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery
93366home2111Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support
93362home2112BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers
93339home2113Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19
93356home2114Man allegedly impersonates health official, takes elderly Princeton woman from her home
93354home2115Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’
93349home2116‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic
93327home2117Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights
93335home2118Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 travel restrictions
93319home2119Cruise ships, one with COVID-19 on board, carry Canadians covertly through Panama Canal
93323home2120’The energy sector is destroyed beyond repair’: expert on COVID-19’s impact on economy
93315home2121LifeLabs reducing public hours as it assists with COVID-19 testing
93313home212224,000 Canadian Forces members ready for COVID-19 response: Defence Minister
93297home2123IN DEPTH: How B.C. emptied its hospitals to prepare for COVID-19
93269home2124‘Nothing concrete’: Tenants, landlords lack details after B.C. unveils COVID-19 rental aid
93208home2125B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada: here are a few reasons why
93248home212614-day quarantine is key, but hospitals preparing for potential COVID-19 ‘surge’: Tam
93289home2127Newspapers are safe to touch, World Health Organization confirms
93281home2128‘It’s up to us: Recently-returned B.C. couple urges Canadians to take COVID-19 seriously
93259home2129Speed, alcohol not ruled out as factors in crash that left one person dead
93257home2130Canada will make sure masks sent by China meet quality standards: Trudeau
93250home2131B.C. issues guidelines about distancing, reusable bags to grocery stores amid COVID-19
93235home2132No plans to call in military right now to enforce COVID-19 quarantine: Trudeau
93242home2133QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
93222home2134B.C. Ferries passengers staying away, as asked, during COVID-19 pandemic
93231home2135‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
93210home2136Duncan man asks community to donate RVs to essential workers in need of quarantine
93204home2137Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
93202home2138One person in hospital, one in police custody following early morning high-speed crash in Campbell River
93200home2139B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care
93198home2140B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners
93190home2141B.C. VIEWS: Small businesses need our help
93164home2142COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
93160home2143Kids get back to learning in B.C., online
93154home2144Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
93156home2145UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in
93151home214667 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region
93147home2147‘Now is not the time to bag that peak’: BCSAR manager discourages risky outdoor adventures
93145home2148Food Banks BC already seeing surge in demand due to COVID-19 pandemic
93143home2149Cut your losses and fix the old pool
93141home2150Nanaimo couple caught aboard cruise ship with four dead and COVID-19 present
93135home2151BC Hockey, Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers
93104home2152Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer
93106home2153COVID-19: Here are the measures being taken at B.C. care homes
93092home2154COVID-19: How to apply for employment insurance
93090home2155BC Farmers Markets move to online platform amid COVID-19 concerns
93065home2156With B.C. schools closed to most, teachers reach tentative three-year deal
93078home2157B.C. service aims to connect those in need with volunteers amid COVID-19 crisis
93047home2158RCMP, prime minister warn of text scam related to COVID-19 relief
93026home2159COVID-19: Here’s what is considered an essential service in B.C.
93043home2160Case of COVID-19 at Campbell River seniors residence confirmed
93035home2161BCHL hockey playoffs continue – in video game action involving players
93032home2162Not the time for vacation: Trucker discouraged to see B.C.-bound Alberta travellers
93030home2163BC Recreation Sites and Trails across the province closed for all overnight use
93028home2164B.C. 211 hotline expands to link COVID-19 homebound seniors, volunteers
93013home2165Ripple Rock Trail now closed to prevent spread of COVID-19
93011home2166West Fraser shutting B.C. sawmills for week of March 30 due to COVID-19
93005home2167Canada-wide Tragically Hip sing-along planned for March 26
93003home2168Famed Victoria wolf Takaya shot and killed on south coast of Vancouver Island
93001home2169Schooling stays home next week for most B.C. students during COVID-19
92995home2170Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions
92962home2171Photographer documents families in isolation with the Front Door Project
92948home2172UPDATED: Island distillery switches production to sanitizers
92944home2173Island business owner starts #SocialDistanceChallenge during COVID-19 pandemic
92928home2174Suspect leaps from second-storey window after alleged break-in at Nanaimo daycare
92920home2175COVID-19: Latex gloves, paper towel and wipes are not flushable, local authorities warn
92918home2176UPDATED: London Drugs offers exclusive hours for healthcare workers, helps sell Girl Guide cookies
92809home2177Wineries and liquor stores should be essential services: B.C. Wine Institute
93722entertainment1Vancouver Island teen singer advances to American Idol top 20
93543entertainment2COVID-19: ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ recorded and released
93391entertainment3Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’
93284entertainment4Trump: We won’t pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan
93139entertainment5Province announces $3M in funding for arts groups hit by COVID-19 crisis
93745trending-now1Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
93593trending-now2How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise
93474trending-now3Some April Fool’s Day jokes bring much-needed laughter; others tone deaf to COVID-19
93410trending-now4Most abiding by COVID-19 rules, back fines, arrests of those who aren’t: poll
93385trending-now5‘The Office’ star John Krasinski offers Some Good News in trying times
93242trending-now6QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
93204trending-now7Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night
93734community1Port Hardy’s annual summer festival FILOMI Days cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
93643community2Saanich mayor receives his foster bees through pollinator rental program
93453community3COVID-19: North Islanders bang pots and pans to honour essential workers
93428community4Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’
93398community5Sweet treat helps make workers at Island health care centre feel complete
93242community6QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?
93231community7‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic
93164community8COVID-19: Qualicum Beach youngster gets car parade for his sixth birthday
93154community9Vancouver Island Regional Library doors closed but online services still available
93487marketplace1Business Continuity Plan: When You’re Ready, We’re Here for You
93748video1Recovery rate tops 60% but B.C. records death of man in his 40s due to COVID-19
93686video2‘Better days will return’: Queen Elizabeth delivers message amid COVID-19 pandemic
93654video3‘Hold our line’: 29 new cases of COVID-19 announced in B.C.
93636video4VIDEO: How doctors in Canada will decide who lives and dies if pandemic worsens
93501social-matters1Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks
77066sip-savour1Raise your glass: Award-winning spirits, handcrafted on Vancouver Island