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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

With a pledge to recognize First Nations’ right to determine what happens with their children in care, upcoming federal legislation pledges to change a foster care system that currently gives provinces the...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A collaborative community and harbour cleanup - considered the first on this scale in Canada - is nearing completion on Flores Island.

Monday, December 3, 2018

A Burnaby-based fashion designer from the Ahousaht First Nation is setting her sights on New York.

Alicia Stephens hopes to travel to the fashion mecca in September 2019, after receiving an...

Monday, December 3, 2018

A dramatic rise in tourism on the west coast of Vancouver Island has corresponded with greater challenges for families trying to make ends meet, according to a report released in late November.

Friday, November 30, 2018

The latest Huu-ay-aht documentary project is conceived as a catalyst for community resurgence and renewal, an example for other west coast communities, said Chief Counsellor Robert Dennis Sr.

Friday, November 30, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 29 the Uchucklesaht Tribe held a health fair at the Alberni Athletic Hall, giving local providers an opportunity to present their healthy services to the community.

Friday, November 30, 2018

With most of the west coast of Vancouver Island’s catch going to the sports fishery, the DFO is reviewing its policy for determining fisheries allocations among different user groups.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A baby killer whale that was found deceased on the southern shore of Nootka Island earlier this month lived for just a few days, according to necropsy results released today from Fisheries and Oceans Canada...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The public had the opportunity to weigh in on traffic and safety concerns for Cathedral Grove through a series of open houses hosted by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI).

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Nov. 4 rainstorm that muddied water reservoirs in Ahousaht and Tofino also took a heavy toll on Hesquiaht Lake, 51 kilometres northwest of Tofino.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Three award-winning Nuu-chah-nulth athletes have been recognized with a prestigious accolade.

Monday, November 26, 2018

A report released earlier this month shows that severe weather has led to a drastic increase – almost tripling - in the number of storm events that have necessitated a BC Hydro response.

Friday, November 23, 2018

As thousands of photographs from the Ha-Shilth-Sa archives are gradually released to the public, it’s evident how the lens of Bob Soderlund could catch glimpses of authentic humanity.

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Westcoast Native Health Care Society is pleased to announce the construction of new facilities that will expand Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens by about 30 per cent. The announcement was made at a ground...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Renovations at Tofino’s Maq Hotel (formerly Maquinna Hotel and Maquinna Lodge) has led to the discovery of a veritable time capsule. A purse loaded with the belongings of a then 15-year-old Ahousaht woman...

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Citing the protection of territorial resources and jobs in coastal communities, Nuu-chah-nulth nations have voted to push for the banning of large, offshore foreign-owned fish processing vessels.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a storm warning for exposed coastal areas of Vancouver Island starting today.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

An unexpected delay in construction of a $51-million multi-use pathway through Pacific Rim National Park Reserve has enabled a better understanding of its cultural heritage and ecology, Parks Canada...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Park visitors, interest groups and people who live in surrounding communities will have a chance to shape future access to Cathedral Grove, with a series of open houses focusing on understanding and...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Day care for children with specialized needs will be expanded to include additional Nuu-chah-nulth communities through new funding announced by the provincial and federal governments.

Monday, November 19, 2018

As Maaqtusiis Suns and Ahousaht Thunder tangled for domination on the basketball court, Angeline Althea had one eye on the roster, another on posters with messages like “Ya?akuks Suutit” — We Love You.

Monday, November 19, 2018

The remains of at least six men who held critical roles in sustaining Ahousaht society are being returned to the community today after spending decades in storage at the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria.

Monday, November 19, 2018

“Harm reduction – it’s more than just handing out Naloxone kits and clean needles,” says Michael McCarthy. Newly hired at the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, McCarthy has strong roots in Yucluthaht and knows...

Friday, November 16, 2018

An in-community training partnership between the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation and North Island College (NIC) will help provide nine new qualified early childhood educators to the west coast.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A cooperative group of regional stakeholders would better manage fishery resources on the west coast of Vancouver Island, says a commercial fisherman with a half century of experience on the water – but...

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