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Whale watchers witness battle of behemoths in waters off Vancouver Island

Several whale-watching boats at the western edge of the Salish Sea off Jordan River on Vancouver Island spotted a group of transient orcas.
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Five reasons to go soul searching in Campbell River, B.C.

You don't go to Campbell River for things to do, you go there for the way it makes you feel.

New species of flightless bird discovered in fossil on Vancouver Island beach

It all started when a family out for a stroll on southern Vancouver Island stumbled upon the extraordinary fossilized remains of a 25-million-year-old bird.

Flooding prompts B.C. First Nation community to declare state of emergency

Flooding minor so far, but declaring a state of emergency allows the Tseshaht Council to pre-emptively commit resources toward flood prevention measures.

Wicked storms slam B.C. coast and southern Interior with high winds, rain, snow

Winds up to 100 km per hour set to lash the north and central coasts, Haida Gwaii, northern and eastern Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast.

Fish-farming feud sidelines girls' soccer squad on Vancouver Island

Soccer mom and her daughter who plays for an under-15 squad is squaring off against the club's fish-farming sponsors.

Two proposed LNG projects on Vancouver Island get nod for export licences

Steelhead LNG says National Energy Board has approved proposed floating liquefaction and export terminal in Saanich Inlet.

Father's punch to the face saves British Columbia toddler in cougar attack

TAHSIS, B.C. — A Vancouver Island man punched a cougar in the face Monday to rescue his two-year-old girl from its jaws. Travis Nielsen's daughter, Bree, suffered some puncture wounds in the sudden...

Mom of four kids allegedly abducted overseas wants to see progress in case

A Canada-wide warrant for father Saren Azer (a.k.a Salahaddin Mahmudi-Azer) was issued on Aug. 24 for abduction - but he has flown the coop with children in tow.

Vancouver Island’s remaining old-growth a disappearing treasure

If unsustainable forest practices continue in BC, we risk losing some of the last ancient wonders in our own backyard.