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Federal fisheries minister calls for precautionary approach to fish farming

Government still reviewing Federal Court’s decision on PRV – Wilkinson

Dissenter from group of scientific experts calls foul on DFO, says effects of fish farm virus ‘extremely uncertain’

Too much unknown about PRV’s effects on wild stocks, says John Werring

Virus found among Atlantic salmon ‘poses minimal risk’ to Fraser River sockeye – DFO

Findings released after judge overturns DFO policy allowing transfer of fish without PRV screening

Aquaculture industry critic welcomes Federal Court ruling on fish farms

Department of Fisheries and Oceans has four months to review policy on piscine orthoreovirus

Loblaws apologizes after flipped semi-trailer closes North Island highway

Crew worked for eight hours to transfer groceries from overturned rig

Demolition company ‘exposed worker to serious injury or death’ at former Island mill – WorkSafeBC

ABC Recycling failed to employ professional engineer before collapse, says report

VIDEO: Brr! Island boy to plunge into icy waters daily for charity

Sylas Thompson, 11, following in the footsteps of uncle “Polar Bear” Jake Hebenton

Collapsed floor traps worker at decommissioned North Island pulp mill

Man frees self, escapes injury, investigation underway at Elk Falls facility in Campbell River

Ratfish generates social media buzz on Vancouver Island

Boneless, glowing creature a common bycatch, but it usually stays in deep waters – fish expert

Experimental ‘closed-containment’ fish farm coming to Canadian waters, Cermaq says

Atlantic salmon ‘thriving’ in research facility in Norwegian Sea, says aquaculture company

Fatalities take their toll on volunteers as Search and Rescue calls climb

Campbell River Search and Rescue responded to nine fatalities in 2018 – and demand is increasing

VIDEO: Giant wave covers vehicle deck of ferry

Passenger captures footage of choppy crossing on Wednesday

VIDEO: Giant wave covers vehicle deck of Quadra-Campbell River ferry

Ferry passenger captures footage of choppy crossing on Wednesday

Toppled power lines trap people in B.C. dispatcher’s record-breaking day

Wind storm generated roughly 500 emergency calls, mostly from central Vancouver Island

UPDATE: ICBC says case is ‘complex’ after Campbell River woman’s car allegedly stolen, torched

Failed transaction with stolen credit card may provide a clue

New Campbell River hospital ‘overcrowded,’ says patient placed in hallway

Problem signals need for more funded beds as hospitals face capacity crunch – nurses’ union

Vancouver Island drivers brave minefield of potholes as bureaucrats play pass-the-buck

Confusion reigns over responsibility for maintenance offoot-deep potholes near Campbell River

Vancouver Island fire chief pleads with Ottawa for traumatic stress support

Campbell River fire chief Thomas Doherty presented concerns to federal government

High streamflow advisory in effect across the Island

River Forecast Centre issues advisory as Pacific storms batter the coast