Meet Advisors Tasked with Helping the Premier Solve Our Thorniest Problems: Penny BallemThe former deputy health minister is known for blunt talk Community Shows That Standing Up For One Another WorksMinistry said community pressure helped stop deportation Meet Advisors Tasked with Helping the Premier Solve Our Thorniest Problems: Doug WhiteEby names former chair of the First Nations Justice Council to advisory role Campbell River Council Goes Old-School, Evades New Provincial Drug PolicyProvince implementing drastic changes, but Council refuses to change "status quo" Show Me the Money? No Falcon Way!BC Liberal leader’s creative accounting continues as $125K of expenses evaporate BC’s New $50 Million Fund May Help Logging Companies, But What About Our Forests?The program will increase the use of low-value fibre, but does it keep unsustainable practices going? A Ship Carrying Comedians Sank. Believe it or Not, Funny Business EnsuedVaudeville costumes washed up on shore, and local workers partied the night awayTop Stories This WeekWeather °C ___ ______Low Temp. ___°CHigh Temp. ___°C___ ______ February 3rd 2023, Friday°C ___TEMPERATURE°C | °CHUMIDITY%WINDm/sCLOUDINESS%SUNRISESUNSETSAT 4°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%SUN 5°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%MON 6°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%TUE 7°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%WED 8°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%THU 9°C | °C Cloudiness% Humidity%×Find the weather for in °C°F. ×See weather maps and moreYour location is determined by internet connection. Use search icon to change.What We Love What We Love: Colourful Sea CreaturesThis month's low tides are revealing all sorts of life The Take Tik Tok, Atomic Scientists Say Doomsday Clock Dangerously Close to MidnightCanadian fossil fuel lobbyists cash in on war and destruction to push for more drilling and fracking Bank Closes ATM. But are the (Unspoken) ‘Culprits’ Really to Blame?We all want a safe experience when we go to the bank. But it seems this isn’t what’s happening at the Royal Bank in Campbell River. The Pro-Virus Nurses Sued Us…and LOST!They underestimated usOur Home Meet The Mariner Who Moves Solintula’s Most Precious CargoBut who will take the ship's wheel next? Royal BC Museum’s Future in QuestionNear billion dollar rehab kyboshed, but the building is falling apart Shawnigan Woman Pleads To Care For Her Orphaned NieceWhat is an "orphan"?Local Heroes Island Medic Dies in Ukraine Protecting Fellow SoldierTsekhmisrenko went to serve in Ukraine as soon as fighting erupted Watch VIDEO: Heroes Rescue Whale Near Port HardyDFO staff shown untangling the stressed-out whale Looking To Give Back This Year?Add some action and awesome people to your 2023R 'n R From BC to Hawaii With A Broken BackDid "Moon" give everything to show her baby how to cross the ocean to breeding grounds? A Little Salmon Stream Worth Fighting ForFundraisers need more donations to reach their goal of buying and protecting nearly 300 hectares of private land in the headwaters Get in Your Coastal FlowTime to get tied up with this groupNew Ways The Ultimate Buy Local GuideMaking supporting your community, planet, and tastebuds easy Bringing Life Through Food in HospiceFrom flowers to birds and whales, chefs are adding something special to every plate. Islandlink Saves The Day With New Tofino BusThe bus will run three times per week in the winter months and then daily come summerCOVID North Island Health Care Crisis Continues to FreefallAnd patients will pay the price The Barkley Sound Bacteria That Cures COVIDBacteria sourced from Barkley Sound is a top contender for a new COVID cure People Power Fuel’s Long COVID StudyPeople living with debilitating symptoms for months after infectionNorth Isle Flawed DFO Sea Lice Report Reveals A Pro-Industry Bias, Yet AgainSuppressed DFO report released just ahead of Minister's major fish fam decision Did You Know You’re Hurting Orcas Every Time You Flush?This problem has a pretty obvious solution, but will we take it? The New Pine Beetle?The government is taking action to top this little guy from taking out trees across the islandComox Valley Animal Rescue Seeing an Influx of Feathered PatientsThere are easy ways you can help keep birds' valley visits as painless as possible This Sunken Ship Could Make You RichTime to whip out the old family photo albums Do You Know How to Improve Your Community’s Health?You could get up to $50,000 to carry out a planWest Isle Essential Medical Transport for Seniors Gets AxedFor now, seniors will have to find a new way to their medical appointments Will Tofino Get A New Rec Centre?The district may raise property taxes for the community, calling it a "social investment" Water Crisis Averted—For NowA dry summer and fall has revealed a big weakness in Mt Washington's water systemStaying Well Island Health, Ministry Dragging Feet on NorthIsle Healthcare Crisis“We can't afford to let this collapse because people will die," ER doc warns Drug Poisoning Overdose WarningWith drug decriminalization coming into play, more safety measures are needed Local Man Gives Healthcare Workers A Shout Out!A local man reminds us that our medical system may be struggling, but the people holding it together are rocking it.