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Vancouver Island Salish artist’s work to adorn BC ferry

Stz'uminus artist John Marston unveils design to adorn the new ship Salish Eagle on the Tsawwassen-Southern Gulf Islands

Stilwell takes 400m gold with record performance at Rio Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Michelle Stilwell, Paralympian and Parksville-Qualicum MLA sets Paralympic record in women's 400-metre T52.

Black Press staff nominated for Webster journalism award

Sewage in the CRD series gains provincial recognition

Voting open for People’s Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Photographers from across the province competed in amateur competition

Trudeaus enjoy some Tofino time

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took time out of his family vacation to participate in Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation Days opening ceremonies

WAKESKATE: Second gold of games for Lindsay

Shawnigan Lake's Tyler Lindsay follows wakeboard gold with triumph in wakeskate event at Albert Dyck Lake.

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Soccer foes faced off and triathletes endured to claim gold at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

Saanich boy rushed to hospital after near-drowning

Five-year-old pulled boy slid into pool at Lochside Drive home and never resurfaced

Miss BC winners crowned

Contestants from around B.C. named at annual event. The pageant has raised $288,000 to date for Cops for Cancer.

We want your best photos

Your BC 'Best Shot' photo contest is now underway. Check out our top 3 photo tips. Entry deadline July 4th 2016

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Thousands ready for 2016 BC Summer Games

Less than one month until Abbotsford hosts the best young BC athletes

Auditor flags service gaps for mentally ill, addicted

Vulnerable patients need access to services: report

VIDEO: Home Depot Canada Foundation tackles youth homelessness

$10-million Orange Door Project supports initiatives to help house and support vulnerable youth

VIDEO: Escape from Fort McMurray firestorm, how you can help

Harrowing video emerging of the escape from Fort Mac wildfires, how you can contribute to help those left homeless

Paramedics make house calls in rural program

80 full-time and half-time positions to keep paramedics in small B.C. towns, and patients out of emergency

Finalists announced for best in Vancouver Island construction

NANAIMO – Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards announced April 16.

Queen of Oak Bay returns to the water with better pet areas

Areas now have kennels, heating and more comfortable benches

BC Ferries fares won’t increase thanks to fuel rebate

No change in fares at BC Ferries this spring because of a new fuel rebate

PacificSport Fraser Valley joins viaSport Regional Alliance

Eleven multisport partners have joined forces to create the viaSport Regional Alliance,…