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Manly will give it another go with federal Green Party

Paul Manly to be acclaimed as party’s Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate

VIDEO: Mattress fire at Cowichan Hospital under investigation

The Cowichan District Hospital was locked down on Tuesday afternoon due to…

UPDATE: Gofundme campaign started for wife of victim in double fatal head-on crash

Clifford Bishop, 54, a resident of Cassidy, had been a truck driver since he was 18

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Toddler tumbles out of moving vehicle
Horgan says those breaking the law in Houston will have consequences
BC NDP say emergency route on Malahat is an urgent matter.
Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash pleads guilty

Trial underway in 2016 Nanaimo drive-by shooting

Trial of Armaan Singh Chandi underway after co-accused Inderpal Aujla, pleads guilty,

Mairs Memorial set for Jan. 20 in Ladysmith

All are welcome at the 17th annual Joseph Mairs Memorial on Sunday,…

UPDATE: Police watchdog investigating after crash results in deaths near Nanaimo

Trans Canada Highway northbound lanes were closed between Duke Point exit and Cedar Road

Burst water main leaves low-income tenants evicted and homeless in Comox

Mayor: “We don’t have a mechanism to house the folks. We are trying to do the best we can.”

Air quality advisory in effect for Cowichan Valley

Advisory is due to high concentrations of fine particulates in the air

  • Jan 14, 2019

Theft, drugs, aggression and public sex plaguing Duncan overdose prevention site?

Neighbours demand action due to nuisance and possibly criminal behaviour around facility

Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

BC Ferries reports 50 per cent increase over the previous December high

Baby Jesus stolen from Parksville church

Roman Catholic Church of the Ascension’s replica goes missing from nativity scene

Ladysmith trail loop off-limits indefinitely

Fallen trees and eroded banks create safety hazard on Holland Creek Trail system

  • Jan 10, 2019

Maritime society survives the big blow

Two damaged fingers, one possible broken piling and the big tent on the visitor dock hit

  • Jan 10, 2019

Island youths to learn about Maori culture, share First Nations culture

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre youths from Ladysmith and Nanaimo going to New Zealand this month

Parks cleanups and closures continue on Vancouver Island in wake of windstorm

Damage assessment underway due to fallen trees, hanging debris

  • Jan 10, 2019

MacGregor confirmed as NDP candidate for next federal election

Cowichan-Malahat-Langford riding support remains strong

Province addressing need for emergency alternative to the Malahat

Alternate route to be part of new Vancouver Island transportation strategy to decrease congestion

UPDATED: Prime Minister announces byelections, but not in Nanaimo

Elections Canada said yesterday a byelection was required