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Descoteau’s mom expresses outrage over John’s mental fitness decision

Smith vows to keep on fighting for justice for Chemainus murder victim

Striking Western Forest Products workers could lose benefits in September

Union, forest company at odds over Vancouver Island benefit payments as strike enters third month

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Nanaimo Ladysmith education support workers’ deal ratified

CUPE Local 606, Nanaimo school district and bargaining agent ratify deal, which runs till June 2022

Distinguishable stolen bike located in Chemainus

North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP seeking the rightful owner

Decision on the mental fitness of Colin John expected on Friday

Suspect charged with second-degree murder in Chemainus three years ago

Vancouver Island rainbow crosswalk covered in mysterious black substance

Black substance spilled intentionally near Qualicum Beach school and difficult to remove

Police seek tips in 2015 death of Brown

Four years has passed since the body of Penelakut Island teen was discovered

Lack of consultation on Chemainus Road corridor project irks business owners, residents

Surprise expressed over change to anticipated North Cowichan plans

Fuller Lake Beach remains closed

High bacteria count prevents people from being in the water during warm summer days

Ladysmith charitable foundation targeting $60K for students in need

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Schools Foundation’s Stock the Lockers campaign goes until Sept. 3

Chemainus Road corridor project details revealed

Municipality’s plans include many bells and whistles

Island Health no longer testing water at popular Vancouver Island beaches

Municipalities were warned last summer but some have yet to take on the responsibility

Escaped emu rounded up by RCMP, Animal Control in Chemainus

Agitated animal eventually secured by officers after resisting arrest

Sun-soaked Cowichan River tubers pelted with rocks

Police take man into custody after woman receives minor injuries in incident near Duncan

  • Aug 13, 2019

VIDEO: Nanaimo man ‘so grateful’ to be back in B.C. after 8-month detention in Syria

Kristian Baxter was detained while visiting the war-ravaged country in December

Hearing into mental state of accused in murder case continues in Duncan

John charged with second-degree murder in death of Derek Descoteau

BC Ferries passengers want more food choices, better Wi-Fi and quiet areas

More than 10,000 people weigh in on plans for four new vessels

Regional District of Nanaimo facilitating development of airport lands

Proposed amendments could see land zoned for fast food outlets, hotels

Chemainus Road upgrade plans to be unveiled

Tuesday meeting focuses on home and business owners in the immediate affected area