Our community in brief: March 24, 2015

!Andrew Cage from Island Irrigation and Landscaping is hydro seeding grass on at the Vancouver Island Regional Library. That same day seeding was completed on the ball fields by the arena. - Malcolm Chalmers/Lake Cowichan Gazette
  • updated Mar 25, 2015 at 12:51 PM

Seniors' Bazaar and road hockey show that spring has sprung in Lake Cowichan.

Business

Future Shop closing all stores across Canada, rebranding under Best Buy

  • updated Mar 28, 2015 at 10:39 AM

The retailer will permanently close 66 stores and turn the other 65 into Best Buys. 1,500 jobs will also be lost in the move.

News

Two more seats proposed for next B.C. election

  • posted Mar 26, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Surrey, Richmond in line for new seats, boundaries moved in others, with public comments accepted until May 26

News

B.C. to regulate teacher professional development

  • updated Mar 26, 2015 at 3:14 PM

Education Minister Peter Fassbender to require new training for teachers to maintain certification

News

B.C. Treaty Commission's future in doubt

  • posted Mar 25, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Premier Christy Clark says four treaties in 22 years at a cost of $600 million isn't getting the job done

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