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Map of the manned lightstations on the B.C. coast.

Lightkeepers to remain at the switch

The Canadian Coast Guard’s latest attempt to eliminate lighthouse keepers was quashed Wednesday by the federal government.

Map of the manned lightstations on the B.C. coast.
Students in Ms. Gerow's class at Journey Middle School practice the Japanese art of origami. Students are

Origami offering

Students in Ms. Gerow’s class at Journey Middle School practice the Japanese…

  • Mar 23, 2011
Students in Ms. Gerow's class at Journey Middle School practice the Japanese art of origami. Students are
B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon

B.C. minister likes federal budget

B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon likes the direction of the latest federal…

B.C. Finance Minister Kevin Falcon
View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan

Japanese radiation now detectable in B.C.

Minute levels measured but considered no risk, more monitoring stations coming

View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan
BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration preparing to load at Tsawwassen terminal.

90 per cent oppose ‘grab’ of pre-paid ferry tickets

Poll backs calls for reversal of BC Ferries decision

BC Ferries vessel Coastal Celebration preparing to load at Tsawwassen terminal.
BCTF president Susan Lambert is flanked by teacher local representatives from all 60 school districts at the union's convention in Victoria Monday.

B.C. on collision course with teachers

The only negotiated contract the B.C. Teachers' Federation has ever signed is…

BCTF president Susan Lambert is flanked by teacher local representatives from all 60 school districts at the union's convention in Victoria Monday.
Forests

Resource ministries not going back

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark's shuffle of B.C. resource ministries is not…

Forests
Samiran Lakshman is president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association.

Courts in crisis [part 1 of Justice Denied series]

Thousands of criminal cases are at risk of being thrown out due to lengthy judicial delays.

Samiran Lakshman is president of the B.C. Crown Counsel Association.
Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond

B.C. donates $500,000 for Japan relief

The B.C. government is donating $500,000 to the Red Cross to support…

Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond
Debbie Turner submitted her sketch for a wedding cake for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding.

Sweet dreams are made of this…

Local baker submits Royal wedding cake design

Debbie Turner submitted her sketch for a wedding cake for Prince William and Catherine Middleton's wedding.
Premier Christy Clark and Labour Minister Stephanie Cadieux announce minimum wage increases at the B.C. legislature Wednesday.

B.C.’s minimum wage going up May 1

B.C.'s minimum wage is going up from $8 an hour to $8.75…

Premier Christy Clark and Labour Minister Stephanie Cadieux announce minimum wage increases at the B.C. legislature Wednesday.
The B.C. legislature doesn't meet building code standards for fire and seismic protection

Legislature waits for school seismic upgrades

VICTORIA – Ministers headed into their first cabinet meeting with Premier Christy…

The B.C. legislature doesn't meet building code standards for fire and seismic protection

Dream kids drop the puck

Tailgate party open to everyone

  • Mar 16, 2011
The Jaws of Life were used to extricate a lone female from a vehicle which left the road and crossed a couple of lots on Sooke Road on Sunday

Police Beat and Smoke Signals

With a relatively quiet period to describe over the past week, Staff…

  • Mar 16, 2011
The Jaws of Life were used to extricate a lone female from a vehicle which left the road and crossed a couple of lots on Sooke Road on Sunday
View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan

Officials see no risk to B.C. from Japanese radiation

Food supply testing expected, Metro mayors want more info on potential 'worst-case scenario'

View from above of the Fukushima nuclear power complex in northeastern Japan

Phones still out in Port Renfrew

Hurricane-force winds, rain and miserable flying conditions has left Port Renfrew without…

Tsunami threat tunes up emergency systems

The threat of a tsunami on Friday turned out to be just…

From left to right

Humongous halibut

From left to right, Elden Smith from Jock’s Dock, Jason Kenney -…

  • Mar 16, 2011
From left to right

Avatar Grove profile on the rise

The attraction hasn’t been promoted for long but the area near Port…

  • Mar 16, 2011

Pacheedaht get logging rights and revenues

First Nation band signs agreements to benefit financially and socially.