Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island University (VIU) will host an online webinar about the future of reconciliation in Canada on April 20. 
Fathom Sounds will speak on March 3, as part of North Island College’s 2022 Artist Talk series.
The Duke Point ferry terminal will be closed for ramp upgrades on March 5.
The pests pose a threat to trees such as Garry oak, arbutus, red alder, aspen, cottonwood, maple, orchard fruit trees, nut trees and many species of urban ornamental trees, as well as food crops such as apples and blueberries.
Heavy snowfall has prompted Canada Post to issue a red alert and announce it will not make deliveries on Vancouver Island.
Salish Heron left Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland today (Dec. 22).
BC Ferries vessel Kwigwis will enter service next year as part of a two-ship operation on the Nanaimo Harbour – Gabriola Island route. 
The third in a series of atmospheric rivers is expected to impact coastal B.C. beginning tonight, according to the province.
The vessel, temporarily named Island 6, transited the Panama Canal on Nov. 18 — it departed a Romanian shipyard in October, according to a release from BC Ferries.
Without the $60 million Safe Restart Funding, first quarter revenues would have been $169.2 million and net losses would have been $55.3 million, according to BC Ferries.

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