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Tofino Public Market expanding

Westerly News - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The Tofino Public Market has become too popular for the Village Green to contain and council has granted permission for its vendors to, temporarily, spill onto the street.

Sally Mole gone from Ucluelet chamber

Westerly News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
She said council is where her passion is and being elected in 2013 helped her find the leadership opportunities she had lost after Tofino restructured its district office in 2012 and nixed the Parks and Recreation Director position she had held for ...

Editorial: Pie served up, jealousy sets in

Westerly News - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Their outrage is genuine when they throw their angst around and I've never seen a budget accepted as angrily as Tourism Tofino's was last month. Tofino is booming and every tourist who books a room here pays an additional hotel room tax that brings in ...

Tofino has beach woes along Lynn Road

Westerly News - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
It is a tourist parking lot and surfer change room,” wrote Peter and Julia Robbins in a letter recently reviewed by Tofino's municipal council. “As full time residents living on Lynn Road, we are increasingly annoyed not only by the parking on the road ...

Tofino businesses brace for housing shortage

Westerly News - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The district of Tofino has earmarked lot DC 114 behind the community hall as a preferred location for potential long-term, affordable housing development.

Editorial: There's no business like dog business

Westerly News - ‎Apr 15, 2016‎
Tofino and Ucluelet both have seasonal bylaw enforcement programs, but neither department includes a CSI unit that can identify a dog's owner from that dog's feces.

Sgt. Jeff Swann wins fight to stay in Ucluelet

Westerly News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The Swann family head shave is an annual feature of Ucluelet's Cops for Cancer festivities. - image credit: Andrew Bailey. 0. by Andrew Bailey - Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News; posted Apr 26, 2016 at 3:00 PM. We'd already lamented over losing this ...

Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

Westerly News - ‎11 hours ago‎
MINNEAPOLIS - Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis.

Space crunch forces domestic violence shelters to turn away women: Report

Westerly News - ‎11 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - A new report says women are crossing provincial borders to escape domestic violence - and many are being turned away from shelters that are full or overcrowded.

Ex-girlfriend of accused in Bosma murder has trouble remembering details

Westerly News - ‎16 hours ago‎
HAMILTON - The former girlfriend of a man accused of murder in the death of Tim Bosma says she found out about the trouble he was in on the day of his arrest.

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Westerly News - ‎19 hours ago‎
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80 people arrested in sweeping Ontario child online exploitation investigation

Westerly News - ‎19 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Police say they have made 80 arrests as part of a sweeping investigation in Ontario targeting the exploitation of children online.
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CBC BC wins 14 RTDNA awards for 2015 - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
CBC British Columbia, Tofino's Tragedy: The Sinking of the Leviathan II. Sam Ross Award - Commentary. CBC British Columbia, Analysis: Om the Bridge.

Transgender girls at BC legislature to back human rights code bill

Westerly News - ‎22 hours ago‎
VICTORIA - Two transgender girls who have fought discrimination and bullying say a bill to include gender identity and expression in British Columbia's Human Rights Code will make the province a more inclusive and accepting place.

BC introduces law to require universities to have sexual misconduct policies

Westerly News - ‎22 hours ago‎
VICTORIA - British Columbia has introduced legislation requiring universities to have sexual misconduct policies in the wake of allegations that schools are failing survivors of campus violence.

Cruz makes VP pick as GOP race takes another unusual turn

Westerly News - ‎21 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - An astonishing Republican presidential primary season has taken another unusual turn, with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announcing Carly Fiorina as his running mate - even though he's mathematically unable to become the GOP nominee ...

Trump's mention of 'woman's card' draws backlash

Westerly News - ‎22 hours ago‎
ATLANTA - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" has drawn intense backlash, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social media.

Video shows British family getting attacked in Thailand

Westerly News - ‎22 hours ago‎
BANGKOK - A British couple and their son were savagely attacked during a family vacation in Thailand in the latest blow to the country's image as a welcoming tourist paradise.

VW to spend up to $8.8 billion on diesel buybacks, fixes

Westerly News - ‎22 hours ago‎
FRANKFURT - Volkswagen said Thursday it had set aside 7.8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to buy back or fix diesel-powered cars that had been rigged to cheat in emissions tests.

Two boys kidnapped, forced to play Russian roulette, Toronto police say

Westerly News - ‎16 hours ago‎
TORONTO - Two Toronto teenagers allegedly caught up in one of the city's gang wars were kidnapped, beaten, forced to play Russian roulette and sexually assaulted over two harrowing days, police said Thursday.