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VIDEO: North Saanich home prize part of B.C. Millionaire Lottery

The grand prize winner can choose one of seven luxury homes around the province

Demystifying spooky species this Halloween

I can see why spiders hanging out on the ceiling may be scary.

  • Oct 30, 2018

VIDEO: Downtown Duncan welcomes families to Spooktacular

Lots of Halloween treats, great weather combine to bring throngs of families out for Spooktacular

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Cowichan Lake's New Year's Eve balloon drop
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit Christmas open house
Christmas village is back at Youbou for another holiday season
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?

Lake Flashback: Diesel clean up saga ends, swimming pool story surfaces again, familiar politicians back in the frame: it’s all Laker life

Some politicians had long run, Palmers’ diesel nightmare goes on, will Lake ever get a pool and more

VIDEO: Cowichan Valley lively with Halloween events for young and old

Kids fun at Spooktacular, community events all over, and finally adult fun and games. Check em out

VIU taking lead in digitizing old newspapers to preserve history

To digitize the Nanaimo Daily Free Press (1874-1928) and Cowichan Leader (1905-1928)

  • Oct 22, 2018

Cowichan Coffee Time

Chain of Love and Lake to Lake Walk

  • Oct 18, 2018

Openly queer, female priest of B.C. church defying norms

Andrea Brennan serves Fernie at pivotal time in church’s history

Lake Flashback: Angry fence owner, angry cable operator, and overwhelmed voters for you this week

Politicians by the score join ‘garbage’ bears, cable TV ‘thieves’ in our romp through years past

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ B.C. youth advocate says

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

VIDEO: Huge 1,300-pound pumpkin take first place Old Farm Market weigh off

Blessed by a sunny day, the contest draws pumpkins from the Island, mainland, and the U.S.

Hero campaign raises $1.1 million for Canada non-profits

Lowe’s Canada Heroes campaign was held throughout September

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

First-ever Oktobeerfest roars into Youbou Hall on Saturday, Oct. 13

Beer drinking, pretzel and sausage munching, and great tunes. Sounds like fun!