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Vancouver Island University’s (VIU) Spring Arts & Humanities Colloquium Series will take audience members on a journey through the theatre of grotesque.
Island 6, as it is temporarily named, departed Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania Oct. 11 on a 72-day transoceanic journey.
The subsea fibre optics cable will run more than 3,400 kilometres along the coast of B.C., including a link to Haida Gwaii and around Vancouver Island.
Two Comox Valley co-workers will share a $500,000 lottery prize after matching all four numbers in an Aug. 20 draw.
The vessel will enter service next year and will help provide two-ship service on the Nanaimo Harbour – Gabriola Island route.
Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces on BC Ferries vessels and terminals.
The charges against Scott Steer are the result of an incident near North Vancouver in March 2020 that saw his vessel boarded at high speed by fishery officers after he refused to stop.
The southern resident killer whale population is of particular concern because its small population of 75 (as of June), and low birth rate, means even small changes to a few individuals can have a big impact.
The Vax Van will visit Oceanside, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, the Comox Valley, Duncan, Cobble Hill, Campbell River, Langford and Sooke in the coming weeks.
The vessel departed Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania on May 19 on a 64 day, 10,700 nautical mile transatlantic journey to Vancouver Island.

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