Alistair Taylor

VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island

VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island

Video shows bloody effluent emitting from farmed salmon processing plant

VIDEO: ‘Blood water’ off the coast of Vancouver Island
Frame of video shows deer shot on the Quinsam Reserve near Campbell River. The video of the incident was shown on social media and generated outrage. The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the incident.

Campbell River-area First Nation condemns deer-shooting incident on its reserve

The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the shooting of a deer…

Frame of video shows deer shot on the Quinsam Reserve near Campbell River. The video of the incident was shown on social media and generated outrage. The We Wai Kai Nation has condemned the incident.
Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home

Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home

Two knife-wielding, masked suspects broke into a Campbell River home and stole multiple items.

Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint in her home
A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie

VIDEO: Perfect timing!

This young whale watcher near Campbell River timed the perfect pose.

A youngster on a Nootka Wilderness Lodge trip got his picture taken with a breaching whale on Sept. 16 on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Photo by Davis Rennie
A black bear took refuge at the Discovery Harbour Marina Sept. 8. Photo by Brad Drake

Complaint filed over black bear shooting at Campbell River marina

A complaint has been laid about the way a Conservation Officer handled…

A black bear took refuge at the Discovery Harbour Marina Sept. 8. Photo by Brad Drake
Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing

Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing

People staying in a Campbell River home are lucky to be alive…

Campbell River house target of what is believed to be a fire bombing
A conservation officer keeps a close eye on a bear at the Discovery Harbour Marina this morning. The animal was eventually shot. Photo by Brad Drake

UPDATE: Conservation officer felt black bear posed too great a risk

Officer decided to put down the increasingly-agitated bear found wandering around the Campbell River marina.

A conservation officer keeps a close eye on a bear at the Discovery Harbour Marina this morning. The animal was eventually shot. Photo by Brad Drake
B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace

I’ve got a job that should be top priority for our new Highways minister

B.C’s highway rest areas are a disgrace
Diver Maxwell Hohn of DiveSafe is seen through a hole in the ice at a frozen Echo Lake on New Year’s Day.

VIDEO: Vancouver Island freediver recorded swimming under frozen lake

Echo Lake west of Campbell River was the site of a freedive tolerance training session

Diver Maxwell Hohn of DiveSafe is seen through a hole in the ice at a frozen Echo Lake on New Year’s Day.