Thursday, May 17, 2012

Update: 8:36 am May 18: It's official. The Atleo team has released an invitation to the May 24 launch of National Chief Shawn Atleo's re-election campaign.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Update: 3:26 p.m. May 16  
Three suspects have been charged in a brutal assault on Hupacasath First Nation member Bert McCarthy.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

It may have been movie-goer Jason Titian who said it best: The film Histakshitl Ts’awaatskwii, (We Come From One Root), which had its Port Alberni premiere on May 14, was both moving and enlightening, he...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

 It’s been nearly 10 years since Joanne Young’s daughter Lisa disappeared without a trace, and even though it’s still extremely painful to relive the memories, Joanne and her husband Don work hard to keep...

Monday, May 14, 2012

This information applies to BC residents who require cataract surgery and are enrolled in the BC Medical Services Plan.

Monday, May 14, 2012

The conference on the pre-confederation treaties of Vancouver Island co-hosted by Vancouver Island University (VIU) and Snuneymuxw First Nation was a spectacular success for VIU, Snuneymuxw First Nation and...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

A family of four is lucky to escape from a devastating house fire that quickly swept through their rental home on Bruce Street on the evening of May 7.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

BC’s Public Service’s Aboriginal Youth Internship Program

Our Intern Job Posting is now up for the Aboriginal Youth Internship Program, 2012/13 program...

Monday, May 7, 2012

The producers of CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den are looking for Canadian companies to

participate in the second season of the reality business show The BIG Decision.

Friday, May 4, 2012

It’s a dangerous thing to be playing hot potato with, but that’s what is happening with a canister of Arcton 22 that has come to shore at Hesquiaht, presumably part of the advance items of the Japan...

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Tofino RCMP are warning parents to keep a close eye on their children after a report of an attempted abduction of a young child from the Esowista Reserve on April 29. Esowista is located just off the busy...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Sometime after Easter, historic St. Mary’s & St. Paul’s Anglican Church was broken into and many beloved artifacts were stolen. The theft was discovered when a cleaning crew entered the church to...

Friday, April 27, 2012

Filmed in Port Alberni during 2009/10, Histakshitl Ts’awaatskwii,  (We Come From One Root) the  67- minute documentary film will have its Alberni Valley premiere public screening...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Dear Editor,
It is time for the people of British Columbia to lend their voices on how our most vulnerable women can be made safer.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, announced that the Harper government will introduce new changes to protect the productivity of recreational, commercial and Aboriginal fisheries.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Tseshaht First Nation and Parks Canada have signed a historic agreement on planning and management of the Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Port Alberni teenager Daley Forbes is now a three-time national champion.

Forbes, 18, defended her crown in the juvenile girls' 75-kilogram category at the national wrestling championships, which...

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Regional Event held in Victoria April 13 and 14 had a very different atmosphere than the local event held in Port Alberni last month at Maht Mahs gym. The Victoria...

Monday, April 16, 2012

Lelaina Jules has always loved learning. It just took a while for her to warm up to education in a classroom setting.

“As I was growing up, I didn’t have a good relationship with school. I did it...

Monday, April 16, 2012

Gwa’wina Dancers - One Night only!

Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 pm, Great Hall, Museum of Anthropology

($9 flat-rate admission rate for everyone includes Gwa...

Monday, April 16, 2012

April 15 to April 21 is Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Week in British Columbia to recognize the devastating impacts of child sexual abuse and the importance of working together to keep children safe.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Huu-ay-aht Chief Councillor Jeff Cook was surprised to learn that after about 40 years since he had left Alberni Indian Residential School something from his time there had survived— a 16 by 20 inch...

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A group of 15 First Nations students ranging from age 17 to 45 are nearing the end of a month-long training program called Bridging to Trades.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Hupacasath and Tseshaht representatives were on hand April 1st as neighbor Port Alberni celebrated the launch of its year-long commemoration of the city’s 100th anniversary of incorporation.