On The IslandRaven coal mine on holdMar 3, 2015 | 5:53Plans for the controversial Raven coal mine in the Comox Valley have come to a halt. On Monday, Compliance Energy Corporation withdrew it's application for a second environmental assessment. John Snyder is President of Coalwatch Comox Valley.
On The IslandSpace travel touted for Vancouver IslandFeb 24, 2015 | 10:06US-based technology company ET3 is advocating for a futuristic transportation system on Vancouver Island that could transport passengers from Nanaimo to Swartz Bay with nary a car, train, plane, helicopter or Malahat bottleneck in sight.
On The IslandDocumentary chronicles history of LundFeb 18, 2015 | 8:10An upcoming documentary by filmmakers Tai Uhlmann and Theo Angell, The End of the Road, explores how the Sunshine Coast community of Lund, B.C. became an accidental Utopia for draft dodgers in the late 1960s.
On The IslandShould vaccines be mandatory?Feb 17, 2015 | 8:09Medical ethicist Jeremy Snyder says recent outbreaks of measles underline the need for a conversation as to whether vaccines should be mandatory.
On The IslandMike Ruttan worries about Raven Coal Mine's impact on Port AlberniFeb 4, 2015 | 7:35The Compliance Coal Corporation put in a new application for the Raven Coal Mine in the Comox Valley. Mike Ruttan is the mayor of Port Alberni, one of the communities that will be affected by the mine.
On The IslandJames Lockwood optimistic about required organic certificationJan 28, 2015 | 8:01James Lockwood would have to go through a certification process to continue labelling his vegetables as organic under changes proposed by B.C.'s Minister of Agriculture.
On The IslandMedical marijuana creates job opportunities in NanaimoJan 22, 2015 | 6:10Barbara Davidson, the Employment Service Centre Manager in Nanaimo for GT Hiring Solutions, says medical marijuana company Tilroy is providing diversity in Nanaimo's job market.
On The IslandPowell River seeks young residentsJan 21, 2015 | 7:53Powell River's manager of economic development Scott Randolph explains a new web campaign by the city of Powell River to attract new, young residents.
On The IslandScott Hannah says Eric and Ilsa's situation isn't unheard ofJan 21, 2015 | 6:43Scott Hannah of the Credit Counselling Society reacts to online backlash over the Globe and Mail column that profiles Eric and Ilsa, a couple who can't make ends meet while earning $25,000 each month.