Karly Blats

Five Islanders carrying Canadian colours in the Winter Olympics

Five Islanders carrying Canadian colours in the Winter Olympics

Brenneman, Tandy, Harle, O’Brien and Sharpe five names to watch

Five Islanders carrying Canadian colours in the Winter Olympics
Black Press file photo                                All BC Ferries vessels and terminals will be smoke-free environments starting Monday, Jan. 22

Smoking ban arrives on BC Ferries

No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

Black Press file photo                                All BC Ferries vessels and terminals will be smoke-free environments starting Monday, Jan. 22
#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t

British Columbians have four options to report harassment or assault, but none of them are easy

#MeToo at work: How reporting sexual harassment works – and how it doesn’t
Women’s changing role in war

Women’s changing role in war

The presence of women in the Canadian military goes back over a century

Women’s changing role in war
The scene through night vision goggles being tested by Coulson Aviation crew members. PHOTO COURTESY WAYNE COULSON

Coulson Aviation tests thermal technology in preparation for Australian fire season

Helicopters were on and around Sproat lake testing NVGs and thermal cameras this week

The scene through night vision goggles being tested by Coulson Aviation crew members. PHOTO COURTESY WAYNE COULSON
Small earthquake shakes West Coast of Vancouver Island

Small earthquake shakes West Coast of Vancouver Island

A magnitude 3.5 quake hit eight kilometres northeast of Ucluelet.

Small earthquake shakes West Coast of Vancouver Island
Update: Alberta man dies after suspected drowning in Port Alberni hotel pool

Update: Alberta man dies after suspected drowning in Port Alberni hotel pool

The BC Coroners Service are investigating the death

Update: Alberta man dies after suspected drowning in Port Alberni hotel pool
Inmate David Blackmore fled his mother’s funeral in Port Alberni on Aug.1. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Prisoner escapes from mother’s funeral in Port Alberni

Blackmore was in custody for drug offences and possession of stolen property

Inmate David Blackmore fled his mother’s funeral in Port Alberni on Aug.1. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Joanne Pozzevan

Exercise Coastal Response takes over Alberni Valley

A multi-agency provincial emergency exercise kicked off in Port Alberni on Tuesday, June 7

Joanne Pozzevan