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BC Ferries has no plans to implement debit for vehicle ticket payments

Debit accepted for foot passengers, on-board purchases for all vessels

Paper Excellence finalizes deal to acquire Crofton’s Catalyst Paper

Sale includes Crofton mill, plus mills in Port Alberni and Powell River

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Crab poaching under cover of darkness earns 10-year commercial fishing ban, vessel seizure

A Cape Mudge resident involved in poaching dungeness crabs in Vancouver Harbour…

B.C. poverty plan combines existing spending, housing programs

Target is to lift 140,000 people out of poverty from 2016 level

Reeling Port Alice about to lose its only bank

Scotiabank branch closure follows latest mill setback, bad for business and the elderly

  • Mar 18, 2019

Malahat artists beautify Mill Bay ferry terminal

BC Ferries terminal at Mill Bay has been beautified thanks to new…

  • Mar 18, 2019

City of Duncan contemplates expanding borders

Residents will be asked opinion in upcoming citizen’s survey

VIDEO: Bright red dresses wave forlornly in the wind at rescheduled event

Remembering missing and murdered women, red dresses offer mute memorial

Robert Barron column: Forestry big part of Island’s culture

I was delighted to be working within a day of my interview.

New crime analyst position proposed for North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP

Position a top priority for North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP deatchment

Teddy the dog trial postponed for two weeks in Duncan

Defence counsel withdraws due to “personal tragedy”

Farmed Atlantic salmon in B.C. unaffected by virus, researchers find

Effects of piscine orthoreovirus, or PRV, under increased scrutiny following Federal Court decision

Chuang reinforces longtime commitment to giving back with hospital, cemetery cheques

In between cheque presentations, Chuang talked about his humble beginnings in China.

VIU’s next president starts making connections on campus

Deborah Saucier met with vice-presidents, board members and others this week

Big crowd and many opinions at tense Cowichan Bay rezoning meeting

CVRD directors will now decide if controversial rezoning moves ahead

Broken Hearts: Display at controversial Vancouver Island supportive housing site torn down

Woman says she was yelled at while supporting incoming Parksville supportive housing tenants

UPDATE: Crash detours traffic on Hwy. 18

The crash occurred between a black pickup truck and a dump truck.