Thomas Kervin

(UFCW 1518)                                UFCW union members may go on strike soon after taking a vote.

Strike a possibility at Port McNeill’s only grocery store

IGA’s unionized workers have authorized a walkout

(UFCW 1518)                                UFCW union members may go on strike soon after taking a vote.
THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO Giordano Corlazzoli sets off under Port Hardy’s welcome sign on Nov. 20 to begin his 500-kilometre trek to Victoria.

Young man sets off to run span of Vancouver Island in anti-trophy hunting campaign

Giordano Corlazzoli began his campaign in Port Hardy and plans to cap it off in Victoria.

THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO Giordano Corlazzoli sets off under Port Hardy’s welcome sign on Nov. 20 to begin his 500-kilometre trek to Victoria.
Marine Education and Research Society photo Humpback whale, inhabitant of Northeastern Vancouver Island’s waters, splays his mouth open in what researchers recently found to be “trap-feeding.”

Marine Detective reveals new humpback feeding strategy

Researchers first to record “trap-feeding” method around the North Island waters

Marine Education and Research Society photo Humpback whale, inhabitant of Northeastern Vancouver Island’s waters, splays his mouth open in what researchers recently found to be “trap-feeding.”
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Vancouver Island man gets 18 months for sexually abusing 2 young girls

Victim confused and has trouble sleeping after Bolderson’s crimes.

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Port Hardy police say girls made up knifepoint abduction story

Police plan no further action after report confirmed false

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Eric Blacha photo                                A Port Hardy resident lost his cat in what may be a tragic incident involving a cougar.

UPDATED: Cougar put down after Vancouver Island resident finds his decapitated cat

Conservation officers euthanize predator in Port Hardy Tuesday afternoon

Eric Blacha photo                                A Port Hardy resident lost his cat in what may be a tragic incident involving a cougar.
Henderson speaks on her decade of experience and her last year playing hockey.

First Nation female hockey player a force on the ice

Bree-Anna Henderson continues to lead as one of the top scorers in her last year of hockey.

Henderson speaks on her decade of experience and her last year playing hockey.
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Caregivers banned from smoking, growing cannabis around children-in-care: MCFD

Ministry has limited cannabis use for caregivers, stating it may “pose a risk to children and youth.”

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Google Maps photo                                Cellular phone coverage areas between Campbell River and Port McNeill

North Islanders call for cell service in gaping Island Highway hole

With a few exceptions, service mostly non-existent between Campbell River and Port McNeill

Google Maps photo                                Cellular phone coverage areas between Campbell River and Port McNeill
PreparedBC photo                                The province of BC encourages residents to have a plan in place for “zombie preparedness.”                                (BC Gov News)

Worried about a zombie outbreak this Halloween? Province of BC has it covered

“The final symptom of infection? Overwhelming need to eat brains”

PreparedBC photo                                The province of BC encourages residents to have a plan in place for “zombie preparedness.”                                (BC Gov News)
THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO                                RCMP were on the scene in blast suits investigating the victim’s residence in Port Alice on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

UPDATE: 2 injured in Port Alice mail explosion, believed to be targeted

Victim recovering in hospital after incident that occured while he unwrapped parcel at home

THOMAS KERVIN PHOTO                                RCMP were on the scene in blast suits investigating the victim’s residence in Port Alice on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Emergency services rushed to the scene near Clark Drive in Port Alice after a package reportedly exploded Monday. Debra Lynn photo

Postal package explodes in hands of Vancouver Island man

Victim recovering in hospital and police are calling this a “targeted” incident

Emergency services rushed to the scene near Clark Drive in Port Alice after a package reportedly exploded Monday. Debra Lynn photo