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Saanich teen’s 2015 snowboarding death ruled an accidental drowning

Coroner says Reid Kyfiuk asphyxiated after falling face-first into a deep snow hole

When people and predators share the same Island, sometimes the people have to protect themselves

Feel bad for the animals, but don’t forget people need protection too

ELECTION 2017: Parties look to change B.C.’s ferry system

Tax breaks, freezing fares or ‘wholesale change’ on the table for BC Ferries

Tom Cochrane’s highway still rolling through this mad, mad world

Zest for spinning musical stories still powers Canadian songwriting icon as he celebrates his most successful album in 25th anniversary tour

Get into the Christmas spirit

A guide to some of the many Vancouver Island festivities that can help you get into the mood for the holidays

New facilities for Port Hardy, Port Renfrew and Victoria part of Oceans Protection Plan

Federal government also pledging better navigational data and tools to protect killer whales and several Vancouver Island waterways

Hydro crews battling about 7,000 outages as windstorm mark II hits Vancouver Island

Forecasters expect stormy conditions to ease this afternoon before third storm arrives tomorrow

Idle thoughts and Cleese observations on comedy legends

Monty Python's Eric Idle and John Cleese open the latest leg of the their Together Again At Last...For The Very First Time tour in Victoria

Victorian poisoned after eating death cap mushrooms picked in a backyard

Island Health issues warning after harvester taken out of province for treatment

UPDATED: Hydro crews restore power to all but 500 Vancouver Island customers

First storm of the season batters Vancouver Island's east coast

Court upholds conviction after Nanaimo man claims 42-month wait for verdict unreasonable

William Michael Curry drug case among the first to respond to a new Supreme Court 30-month ceiling on trial delays

Saanich ranked Vancouver Island’s best city

MoneySense statistical analysis says immigrant-friendly community offers employment, health care, low crime and many amenities

Vancouver Island connections strong on Canadian Olympic team

Several athletes and a handful of officials poised to take centre stage in Brazil starting this weekend

Healing ‘the sickest a child can ever be’

How Emily Rogers, the wonder girl of B.C. Children's Hospital, overcame being born with seven organs outside her body

BC Ferries helped respond to nearly 340 medical emergencies last year

Crews trained in first aid, unscheduled runs or altered timetables help health care system response throughout B.C. coast

The bare minimum: B.C. election lines drawn over minimum wage

NDP maintain $15 rate needed to enhance the lives of the working poor, critics suggest move could hurt economy, spark job loss

Vancouver Island fishing boat captain fined $10,000 for unknowingly violating license

Ian Jeffrey Garnier, 45, fined for fishing in a closed area, failing to properly record catch, and releasing fish contrary to regulations

Parks minister considering tweaks to camping reservation system

Mary Polak says B.C. needs more campsites, but in the meantime could take small steps to make it easier to secure reservations

UPDATED: Island Health CEO pledges to do better after another snooping staffer fired

Health authority says confidential information about 34 Vancouver Island residents improperly accessed

Vancouver Island named top island destination

City of Victoria, Wickaninnish Inn, Bear Mountain Resort, Magnolia Hotel and Spa all saluted by readers of Travel and Leisure