On The IslandJapanese man who lost everything in tsunami finds boat in B.C.Aug 21, 2015 | 8:04Kou Sasaki lost his wife, son and livelihood in the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Thanks to the people of tiny Klemtu, B.C., he will at least get to sail on his boat one last time after it drifted to Canada's west coast.
On The IslandLocal oyster producer forced to lay off staff because of raw oyster banAug 14, 2015 | 8:31VCH has banned restaurants in Vancouver from serving raw B.C. oysters because of the abnormally large number of people who have gotten sick.
Not great news for oyster producers on the coast.
Steve Pocock is on
On The IslandNew program trains doctors on sensitivity to First NationsAug 14, 2015 | 7:45New program training B.C. health care workers to be more sensitive to First Nations culture with the aim of improving interactions between First Nations people and health care system.
On The IslandBe a water champion, not a drought shamer.Jul 20, 2015 | 6:25The City and Regional District of Nanaimo are encouraging people to save water by asking them to nominate their neighbours as "water champions."
On The IslandWhale EntanglementJun 26, 2015 | 6:58Four humpback whales have been found entangled in fishing gear in the last two weeks, with one off Powell River found effectively hog-tied and anchored to the ocean floor.
On The IslandLending a hand in NepalJun 25, 2015 | 7:57Two engineering grads from the University of Victoria are taking prosthetic limbs made here with 3-d printers back home to Nepal to help patients there
On The IslandCBC's Shelagh Rogers becomes chancellor of the University of VictoriaJun 9, 2015 | 8:43The host of 'The Next Chapter' was installed in the position Monday, taking the oath from Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon.