Robert Barron

Vancouver Island council removes breed-specific clauses from animal bylaw

Breed-specific legislation to be scrapped

CVRD sets tax increase for 2019 at 7.27%

New water and housing functions make up 3.52 % of increase

Premier on hand as Paper Excellence finalizes Catalyst Paper purchase

Sale includes Crofton mill, plus mills in Port Alberni and Powell River

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”

Keep your eyes open for cougars

It was the most beautiful, and deadly, beast that I’ve ever seen close up

Case of whooping cough confirmed in Duncan

Island Health sends letters to potential exposure sites in the area

North Cowichan looks to smaller pot operations

Micro-marijuana facilities will be allowed in some commercial zones

North Cowichan approves 3.2 per cent tax increase for 2019

Some councillors wanted less than three per cent

New 650-metre skywalk to be built on the Malahat

Project a partnership between the Malahat Nation and private company

No confirmed cases of measles on Vancouver Island, says Island Health

Health Authority responds to rumours on social media

Vancouver Island University has new president

Deborah Saucier will replace Ralph Nilson for a five-year term

VIDEO: Dog abuse trial begins at Duncan courthouse

Owners face animal abuse and neglect charges

ICF not surprised with no funding for rail line in budget

CEO Larry Stevenson said none was expected

Husband appalled at light sentence after cyclist kills wife in Duncan crash

Cyclist struck and kills wife at intersection

Robert Barron column: Thanks to municipal workers during snow storm

I’ve always wondered how anything gets done when mounds of snow fall from the sky.

North Cowichan to pause all logging in forest reserve for 2019

Municipality expects decision to cause $150,000 shorfall this year

North Cowichan asked to participate in program to cut human-wildlife conflicts

Ladysmith partnered with WildSafeBC to have acommunity coordinator educate residents

Robert Barron column: It’s cold; but it’s a lot colder back east

Vancouver Islanders have a peculiar view of winter, and I wouldn’t have it any other way

Provincial salmon report to be tabled by end of month

Island MLA Doug Routley is co-chairman of the province’s wild salmon advisory council