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ELECTION 2017: Medical premiums and promises

MSP is not only a tax, it’s a payroll tax for nearly half of those subject to it

Advance voting starts Saturday

There will be six days of advance voting prior to B.C.’s general election day on May 9

Road work scheduled for Shawnigan Lake Road

Work will take place on May 3-4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates talk top issues

Tariffs on softwood lumber among top items

B.C. first responders see record number of suspected overdoses Wednesday

The spike in overdose-related calls coincides with ‘Welfare Wednesday’, officials say

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Spring Home Show at the Island Savings Centre
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City of Duncan cleans up Charles Hoey Park

Homeless camp raided at the site last week

  • Apr 27th, 2017

UPDATE: Canada-wide Shaw service restored

Shaw customers across Canada are experiencing problems with telephone, TV and internet service.

Two women take on province over domestic abuse legal aid

Women’s advocates want to see better legal aid for women in violent relationships

B.C. leaders square off in TV debate

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver battle it out ahead of May 9 election

ELECTION 2017: Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

The Greens pledge big funding, B.C. NDP wants a new ministry and B.C. Liberals commit to more beds

RCMP report busy quarter

North Cowichan/Duncan detachment report a six per cent increase in calls so far in 2017

Christy Clark calls for U.S. thermal coal export ban

Clark asks Justin Trudeau to ban U.S. thermal coal shipments to B.C. for sale to Asia

Kevin O’Leary quits leadership race

Kevin O’Leary to quit Conservative leadership race, support Maxime Bernier

Homeowners burned by foregoing house inspections

Despite the market normalizing, experts say many buyers are still skipping housing inspections

ELECTION 2017: TV debate a test for party leaders

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver face off for 90 minutes

Local forestry industry warily eyes American tariffs

Layoffs feared, but many confident lumber market less reliant on American sales

ELECTION 2017: Parties debate child care

B.C. NDP and Green Party look to subsidize daycare costs while the B.C. Liberals aim to add spaces