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Friday, September 20, 2019

Premier John Horgan has vowed to improve the rugged passage to Bamfield, where two University of Victoria Students died in a bus crash Sept. 13.

Friday, September 20, 2019

In a push to be more inclusive at their AGM, Ahousaht’s chief and council gave the children an opportunity to say what they want to see in their village. Prior to the AGM the kids were asked by their...

Friday, September 20, 2019

Despite multiple unplanned closures of Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake this summer, construction is still on-schedule and expected to be complete for summer 2020, according to the B.C. Ministry of...

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Expecting parents will no longer be kept in the dark as alerts are issued to child welfare authorities, according to a recent statement from the provincial minister.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

A group of recreational anglers was headed east on Hwy. 28 last week with a boatload of chinook when their summer fishing expedition on the Island’s west coast took an abrupt turn.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

A beautiful new Wellness Center is about to be built above one of Ahousaht’s stunning beach fronts, thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The 2019 Ahousaht AGM, held Sept. 10 – 12 in the village, had a relatively small turn-out ranging between 60 and 100 people in a community with about 1,000 residents.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth women are among those selected to receive a BC Indigenous Business Award this year.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust (CBT) has released the 2019 Living Wage report for the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region.

Monday, September 16, 2019

In the aftermath of a bus crash that claimed the lives of two UVic students, a Barclay Sound First Nation that regularly uses the road to Bamfield is stressing the need to improve the route.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Darrell Williams, one of the half dozen residents of Yuquot, spotted the remains of whale that washed ashore on the long, exposed beach facing west at Yuquot.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

At the age of 15, Jayson Nookemus is a fast learner while on the water. For years the teenager has accompanied his grandfather, James Nookemus, learning the details of operating a fishing boat while not in...

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The unveiling of Orange Bridge Cannabis this week marks the first business opened by the Tseshaht on the busy High 4 in a generation – an addition some hope will lead to future development on the corridor...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A long and frustrating struggle to re-establish Aboriginal access to west coast fishery resources may finally bear fruit with an appeal decision expected in the T’aaq-wiihak rights saga.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Tseshaht are Vancouver Island’s first Aboriginal community to open a government-approved cannabis store, with a pot shop introduced today at the First Nation’s market on the highway to Tofino.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

For the next four months, a professor from Portland State University will be researching the similarities and differences between how Indigenous scientific and cultural issues are covered by the media in...

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Gord Johns is pleased the federal government has announced more than $8 million in funding to help clean up some of the country’s coastlines.

But Johns, the MP for the Courtenay-Alberni riding,...

Monday, September 9, 2019

Slick roads may have been a factor in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a windy section of Cameron Lake, on Highway 4 east of Port Alberni late Sunday night.

Monday, September 9, 2019

The Alberni District Fall Fair came to a close on Sunday, Sept. 8, after four days of activity that attracted locals and visitors from communities across Vancouver Island’s west coast communities.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Summer is over; the kids are back to school and the salmon are returning home to spawn. For many Nuu-chah-nulth-aht late summer means home-use fish deliveries from their respective First Nations.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Those living in the territories of northern Nuu-chah-nulth nations might notice a low-flying helicopter with a peculiar T-shaped device this month.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

At the base of the many massive west coast mountains, in the traditional lands of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nations, around 25 tents were set up in the fields behind the band office for the very first...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Worksafe BC and several other agencies are investigating after a commercial fisherman in his early 60s drowned during a commercial gillnet fishery opening on Sept. 4 in the Alberni Inlet.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

DFO scientists are drawing a direct line between climate change and fish population decline in what is shaping up to be one of the worst years on record for wild salmon.

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