On The IslandElection 2015: What happens if no party wins the majority of seats?Oct 7, 2015 | 8:26Constitutional conventions scholar Andrew Heard explains what could happen if no party wins a majority of seats in the October 19 election.
On The IslandB.C. school bus overcrowded and unsafe, says parentOct 6, 2015 | 7:52Vancouver Island parent says the school bus his children take isn't safe because of overcrowding. Sooke School District superintendent responds.
On The IslandNew book uses 'dude' lingo to educate men about rape cultureOct 5, 2015 | 7:12It's a new approach to talking to men about rape culture. A Vancouver Island author and men's health advocate is using guy language to get through to men on the very serious and important topic.
On The IslandTrio of polar bears gnaw at Canadian's research cable in Beaufort SeaSep 30, 2015 | 6:32A trio of polar bears were caught gnawing at a research cable that was dangling from a ship in the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean. Researchers were yelling and arm waiving to stop the bears from chewing at the equipment, but the bears just growled bac
On The IslandBC Ferries extends Southern Gulf Islands foot passenger reservationsSep 29, 2015 | 6:05BC Ferries will continue to allow foot passengers and cyclists to make reservations for trips from Tsawwassen to the Southern Gulf Islands. Brian Hollingshead is chair of the Southern Gulf Islands Ferry Advisory Committee says it is much needed.
On The IslandMental health increase says Vancouver Island Health AuthoritySep 29, 2015 | 9:30The number of people with severe addictions and mental illnesses showing up at Island Health facilities is up by almost 25 per cent. The statistics from VIHA also show that people are showing up with more complex illnesses, resulting in overcapacity and
On The IslandRolls for Strolls campaignSep 21, 2015 | 6:44A Victoria based outreach group is raising money to buy an RV to support local sex workers, the van would serve as a mobile support centre. Peers Victoria wants to use the van to provide a friendly, welcoming space for sex workers.
On The Island45 Years of Fooling Around with A. BananaSep 18, 2015 | 5:23Over three decades ago Victoria artist Anna Banana put a call out for people to send her news clippings related to bananas and she got a number of other items. Now she shows off her collection at Open Space.
On The IslandDowntown Victoria crosswalk is getting a tattooSep 17, 2015 | 6:24The crosswalk between Fort and Blanshard in downtown Victoria has an appointment to get some ink done. The idea behind the city’s oldest commercial street getting tattooed up is to bring some attention to the businesses around it.
On The IslandBullseye! B.C. bowmaker going to Agincourt celebration in U.K.Sep 15, 2015 | 6:42Jamie McDonald of Powell River is considered one of the world's top makers of English longbows. This year is the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, where longbows turned the tide, and McDonald will be in the U.K. to celebrate.