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Coach sells drugs at practice

Sep 23, 2017 / 4:00 pm

A minor football league coach in Nanaimo has been charged after reportedly selling drugs during practice. Levan Anthony Hayden, an assistant coach for a team of...

Thank a coach

Sep 23, 2017 / 9:28 am

Sept. 23-30, has been declared British Columbia Coaches Week, recognizing the impact of the more than 10,000 coaches in the province. Coaches not only...

Polite encounter with bear

Sep 23, 2017 / 7:37 am

Canadians are known for being polite, and one man extended those pleasantries to a trio of bears that were lounging in his yard. When Jordan Cote heard his...

Asleep at helm in boat crash

Sep 23, 2017 / 6:52 am

A boater was asleep at the helm when his 30-foot vessel slammed into a breakwater at a Campbell River marina on Thursday. Shocked ferry passengers watched the...

Dragged, pinned by car

Sep 22, 2017 / 11:14 am

Police say a 73-year-old woman from Nanaimo suffered life-threatening injuries after a vehicle rolled over her and dragged her down the driveway of her home....

Orange to remember

Sep 21, 2017 / 4:20 pm

Politicians of all stripes wore orange shirts during a ceremony at the B.C. legislature to remember the thousands of Indigenous children who were forced to go...

Tangled elk does it again

Sep 21, 2017 / 6:21 am

Vancouver Island conservation officers say an elk that was freed from tangled ropes last year has done it again, this time getting caught up in a deflated inner...

Family escapes large fire

Sep 20, 2017 / 7:20 pm

A woman, who is nine months pregnant, and her partner were able to escape a massive blaze that tore through a home in Black Creek on Vancouver Island. The fire...

Shoddy access to info

Sep 20, 2017 / 2:34 pm

British Columbia's privacy commissioner says the government broke its own law 20 per cent of the time last year by failing to respond to freedom of...

Re-establish Human Rights

Sep 20, 2017 / 1:30 pm

Attorney General David Eby says British Columbians will have the opportunity to shape and re-establish the province's human rights commission. Eby has...

Residents flee arson fire

Sep 20, 2017 / 10:53 am

Residents who had only recently moved into a Campbell River home fled an intentionally set fire this week. RCMP say its the third such fire over the past year. ...

White men pay more

Sep 20, 2017 / 6:46 am

The filmmakers behind a comedic web series are facing fierce backlash after they tried to tackle economic disparity with ticket prices. Organizers for the...

Taxpayers on parties' hook

Sep 19, 2017 / 2:10 pm

The BC Liberals say NDP legislation to get big money out of politics comes with a huge broken promise from Premier John Horgan. Liberal house leader Mike de...

NDP bans big money

Sep 18, 2017 / 2:56 pm

B.C. political parties will receive an annual allowance over the next five years in an effort to help wean them off unlimited corporate, union and individual...

911: parrot rescue

Sep 18, 2017 / 6:03 am

Firefighters used a ladder truck and sprayed water in an unsuccessful attempt to coax a pet parrot out of a tree in Victoria, Sunday. The owner first called the...