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‘What’s your number?’: Advocates urge Canadians to check their blood pressure

May 17 is World Hypertension Day, marked to spread awareness on the risks of high blood pressure

Arrests made, property recovered after truck stolen in Duncan

Upon their arrival, officers saw one suspect flee

Chronic offender nabbed by Cowichan Mounties after break-in

The incident took place near a retail store in the 2600-block of Beverly Street in North Cowichan.

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Lake Cowichan Minor Baseball strikes back
Fire on Mt. Sicker May 9
Locally organized Day of Mourning ceremony held at Lake Cowichan April 28, 2019
Minor baseball back at Lake Cowichan council with shopping list

Thieves disrupt Duncan students’ education

Thieves have stolen 33 iPads, an Apple TV box, two Lego Robotic kits

Salmon Arm man dies in ‘chain reaction of collisions’ on Coquihalla: RCMP

The two accidents near the Coldwater Interchange closed Highway 5 for hours

Behind the pump: Multiple factors causing high gas prices in B.C.

This summer is shaping up to be a long and painful one at the gas pumps

Major slides rip away north face of Joffre Peak near Pemberton, B.C.

Earthquake seismologist John Cassidy says the latest slide happened on May 16

Former polygamous leader found guilty in child bride case

James Oler found guilty of removing an underage child from Canada to marry a U.S. man in 2004

One year after heartbreaking B.C. search, wife reflects on late husband

First anniversary of Ben Kilmer’s disappearance, and a search that galvanized Vancouver Island

99% of B.C. homeowners exempt from speculation and vacancy tax

The B.C. government has received nearly all declaration forms to opt out of the 0.5-per-cent tax

New regulations increase boating distance from killer whales

As of June 1, boats must stay 400 metres away from the southern resident orcas

  • May 17, 2019

First-degree murder charge laid against two Yukon women in 2017 slaying

The body of Derek Edwards, who was 37, was found in Pelly Crossing on Dec. 13, 2017

California kids having slumber party fight off nude intruder

Timothy Jay Picard, 26, charged with committing lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under 14

Long-awaited end to Canada’s tariff standoff with U.S. finally at hand

Chrystia Freeland, Justin Trudeau and others have branded the tariffs as illegal, absurd and insulting

Island outdoor enthusiasts petitioning as military cracks down on weapons range trespassers

Canadian Forces announces it is enforcing the boundaries of its range on Nanaimo’s Westwood Ridges

Senate committee approves dozens of energy-industry-friendly amendments to C-69

Bill C-69 to improve the way energy and transportation projects are evaluated

Electric cars are 80% cheaper to fuel than gas vehicles: BC Hydro

BC Hydro crunched the numbers, and thousands can be saved each year by ditching gas-guzzlers, a report says

Kelowna RCMP’s ‘heinous’ treatment of Indigenous teen disclosing abuse ‘a pattern’

Video shows a male officer asking pointed questions of a young woman describing a sexual assault

Mom of B.C. teen missing for 8 years keeps her memory alive

Eight years ago, the Vanderhoof teenager disappeared, and the RCMP continue to chase leads