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Bernier arrives in Nanaimo-Ladysmith to amplify PPC campaign

People’s Party of Canada leader in Nanaimo-Ladysmith for three days of campaigning

Scheer rallies Conservatives in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Conservative Party of Canada leader campaigning in the riding today

Police warn of drinks tampered with at Nanaimo nightclub

Two women report incident that happened this past weekend at an undisclosed establishment

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Ladysmith church extends hand to Syrian refugeess

Oceanview Church holds paint night to support Syrian refugees

  • Apr 12, 2019

Nanaimo bar getting its own stamp

Vancouver Island’s favourite dessert to be featured in ‘Sweet Canada’ series

Who wants to buy a mansion?

For $5.9M, Qualicum Beach estate that once entertained Bing Crosby and John Wayne can be yours

Vancouver Islander accused of being a drunken sailor early in the morning

Port Hardy man facing mutiple charges after police found pilot “grossly impaired” at fishboat helm

Ladysmith urged to get on board the #TrashTag train

Cowichan Valley Regional District targets illegal dumping in month-long campaign

Man wanted for attempted murder arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Jonathan Patrick Michael Thompson was arrested ‘without incident’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Ladysmith grabs strategic waterfront parcel

Year-long adjudicated expropriation of Lot 5 approved, supports waterfront plan

  • Apr 10, 2019

Police remind Vancouver Island of the rules governing off-road vehicles

ATVs and similar vehicles should be registered and need permission to use private lands

  • Apr 9, 2019

Candidate putting progressive conservative principles on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

Brian Marlatt running for the Progressive Canadian Party in May 6 federal byelection

Vancouver Island’s fog zone fades into the horizon

Coastal Fire Centre abandoning practice of keeping north and west coast separate in fire bans

North Cowichan harvesting December windfall

Action reduces safety risk for the public and fire hazards

  • Apr 7, 2019

Greens see climate as central issue in Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

Candidate Paul Manly and leader Elizabeth May hosted a town hall meeting Saturday at Beban Park

Wind warning issued across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada warns winds may rise to 70 km/hr, 90 km/hr near the water

Port Alice mail bomb case closed says Yukon RCMP

RCMP rules Leon Nepper was the only person involved in the mailing of a bomb to his brother.

Vancouver Island parents hope service dog helps stop autistic child’s self-harming

Nanaimo couple raising money for daughter through Assistance Service Dogs B.C.

Slaying dragons: getting inside the minds of climate change skeptics

Environmental psychologist explains Dragons of Inaction

Crofton shines after Saturday’s volunteer clean-up campaign

Great pride shown by people to spend a sunny day collecting garbage