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North Cowichan considers banning firearms in two busy park areas

Municipality concerned about conflicts between recreational users and hunters

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Andrew Wilkinson on the year that was, and the year it will be.
National security comes first: Minister on Huawei 5G review
Father emotional after Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe payouts approved
Pro-pipeline advocates picket Bill Morneau speech in Calgary

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District election irregularity goes to court

Electoral officer has asked for two area elections to be declared invalid

Vancouver Island job rate slightly worse than the provincial average

Greater Victoria records unemployment rate of 3.9 in October 2018

Murder trial of Chemainus man halted pending psych report

Justice Warren said it was essential to ascertain John’s level of fitness to stand trial.

Federal Conservative candidate chosen for Nanaimo-Ladysmith

John Hirst nominated as Conservative Party of Canada candidate for 2019

Why you should vote for proportional representation — and why you shouldn’t

Vancouver Island MLAs offer answers to electoral reform questions

  • Nov 22, 2018

Paramedic treated accused killer at the scene

Described strange behaviour of man with minor injuries

Vancouver Islanders among B.C.’s most engaged on electoral reform

Parksville-Qualicum and Courtenay-Comox lead the province in voter turnout, Island high in general

Accused pleads not guilty as Trial opens in 2016 Chemainus murder

Colin John quietly entered not guilty pleas to both charges.

Outreach group ordered to stop feeding homeless on City of Parksville property

City issued Manna Homeless Society cease and desist order after complaints from public

Paved Pacific Rim National Park trail costs balloon to $51 million

Feds kick in an additional $17 million to complete trail running between Tofino and Ucluelet