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BC Ferries names its new Island Class vessels

Island Aurora and Island Discovery are the names of the newest BC Ferries vessels entering service this summer.

Nanaimo man stuck in Wuhan may leave this week

The Vancouver Island resident who coaches hockey in China is hopeful he can escape the city at the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Island-based cannabis retailer hit with $1.5M fine

The fine will be reduced to $775,000 if the company signs a waiver admitting it broke the law.

Father and son tell of surviving plane crash

The two men went out for a fun flight around Victoria but ended up injured and upside down in a Victoria berry field.

Eagles recovering after poisoning incident

On Sunday, staff at the Island Animal Hospital in Nanaimo received eight severely ill bald eagles that had eaten a pig carcass full of drugs

Is Jurassic World filming on Vancouver Island?

After millions of years, dinosaurs may be returning to the mid-island if rumours are true about Jurassic World filming on Vancouver Island.

Poisoned bald eagles released back into wild

Three eagles that were poisoned on Vancouver Island are released back into the wild, as others remain in care.

The RCMP is asking kids to name these puppies

The RCMP is asking Canadian kids for help with a very important task.

A rare pink manta ray was spotted in Australia

Underwater photographer Kristian Laine was snapping photos at the Great Barrier Reef when she noticed the manta ray.

'Get off the tracks': Frustrations grow over train blockades