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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

An airplane with two people on board made a crash landing on the west side of Vargas Island Aug. 1, northwest of Tofino.

Monday, July 31, 2017

In a move to decrease the number of its children in foster care, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations has committed $400,000 to help keep families together.

Monday, July 31, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Changes are coming to the system that delivers prescription medications to First Nations people in British Columbia.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Three Nuu-chah-nulth wrestlers returned home on the weekend with some hardware from the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

Monday, July 24, 2017

They crossed waters and came through fire, smoke and beating sun to the lands of the Wei Wai Kum, Ligwilda’xw. These knowledge keepers came from across British Columbia to attend the 2017 BC Elders...

Monday, July 24, 2017

On a cool, sunny evening Kiera, Màry Jane, Jaimie, Sienna and Kayla-Anne gather around the fire pit eager to participate in the language class being taught by Gisele Martin. 

Monday, July 24, 2017

It was definitely a week of mixed emotions for Arianna Johnson-Sabbas.
The 14-year-old member of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations was on the British Columbia girls’ under-16 softball squad that competed...

Friday, July 21, 2017

Just one day after Premier John Horgan’s July 19 swearing-in ceremony, the premier and his new cabinet went to work delivering on campaign promises made during the spring provincial election.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

With a large portion of the province on fire, Vancouver Island leaders are being vigilant about fire prevention and early suppression.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The region’s support for the Tlu-piich Games was evident at its annual golf tournament on Wednesday, as the fundraiser garnered more than $10,000.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Just a few short weeks after completing Grade 10, Mowachaht/Muchalaht’s 15-year-old Cody Savey has flown to Winnipeg to take part in a television show that promises to further develop his ice hockey skills...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The MLA elected to represent the area covering most Nuu-chah-nulth territories in the provincial legislature has been appointed Minister of Indigenous Affairs and Reconciliation.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

This summer the City of Port Alberni is taking steps to improve relations with the aboriginal members of its community by forming the Reconciliation Committee.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The 2017 Annual Northern Region Games has been cancelled. This year’s games were to be hosted by Ehattesaht Nation but several factors related to the Sugarloaf Bridge replacement project made hosting the...

Monday, July 17, 2017

Principles recently released by the Department of Justice are raising the standard for cooperation between the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples - at a time when this partnership is destined to be...

Monday, July 17, 2017

Shandon Thomas is still hoping to capture some hardware at this year’s North American Indigenous Games (NAIG).

Friday, July 14, 2017

The latest run re-forecast for the Somass River is 350,000 sockeye salmon, according to an update from Fisheries and Oceans Canada this week.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A June 15 fuel truck accident that closed the Tofino Highway for 24 hours has Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation examining their environmental emergency response needs.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is changing how the tuna fishery is managed, with plans to gather input from coastal First Nations on the introduction of new licences.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

While an update to Canada’s Fisheries Act is underway, recognition of aboriginal rights needs to be included in the legislation for it be modernized, says the First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Each party’s version of the facts have been submitted to the Supreme Court of B.C., but a claim for the Nuchatlaht First Nation’s title over its territory isn’t expected to be heard until next year.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

It has been just over a year since Juniper John of Ahousaht first picked up a rifle and fired a shot a tin can; and, even though she missed her target, she was hooked on rifle shooting.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Although Nuu-chah-nulth-aht consume six times more seafood than the typical Canadian, exposure to radioactivity from the ocean is negligible, according to a recent study.

Monday, July 10, 2017

With a shift in the balance of B.C.’s political power this month, the future of a pipeline project that would significantly increase oil tankers along Vancouver Island’s coast faces a growing degree of...

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