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Monday, October 22, 2018

Three strong earthquakes raised concerns for residents of Vancouver Island overnight.

The first of three earthquakes, a magnitude 6.6 struck about 240 kilometres off the shore of Tofino on Sunday,...

Monday, October 22, 2018

Twenty-one individuals remain evacuated from their Zeballos homes after a final post-wildfire report from the province deems the steep eastern slopes ravaged by fire over the summer at high risk for...

Friday, October 19, 2018

The B.C. government is looking into ways to fund improving the rugged 80-kilometre stretch of road between Port Alberni and Bamfield, according to those who sat in on a meeting with provincial ministers...

Friday, October 19, 2018

A renowned Nuu-chah-nulth artist has officially been given a rather prestigious position with a famous museum in New York City.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Near the shore of Aktis Island, a few crumbling houses remain. Pummelled by generations of Kyuquot Sound’s wind and rain, the sagging structures are the most visible remnant of the island’s last human...

Thursday, October 18, 2018

This summer the Quu’asa program added two new positions to improve how its mental health and cultural services reach young people in Port Alberni.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

In August Teechuktl Mental Health introduced a new clinical counsellor to serve Central Region Nuu-chah-nulth communities.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Those behind a proposed LNG facility in Huu-ay-aht territory have submitted volumes of documents to government regulators, with the hope that an $18-billion development in Sarita Bay will be realized to...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Residents of the Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' First Nations’ reserve of Houpsitas are seeing an increased access to health care one year after the opening of a clinic in the Kyuquot community.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Cody Savey successfully managed to crack the season-opening roster of the Seattle Thunderbirds.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Through training and extra equipment, some Nuu-chah-nulth nations are better equipped to handle marine search and rescue operations

Monday, October 15, 2018

The Coastal Family Resource Coalition is hosting a two-day gathering that will bring together Nuu-chah-nulth language teachers and learners of all ages and from all sectors of the region.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Nine Zeballos residences remain evacuated as the North Island village lingers in a state of emergency due to landslide threats after a mountainside fire ravaged 128 hectares over the summer. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada has determined that Parliament does not need to consult with Indigenous peoples before passing legislation – even if these laws could undermine their treaty rights.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

A little Ahousaht girl poses for a formal portrait. It is the early 1860s and she is dressed in the finest Victorian era dress complete with lacy petticoat and boots. She clasps a little basket of flowers...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Anglers and fishing guides from around Vancouver Island got the chance to voice their concerns to federal Fisheries and Oceans managers, who are suggesting a closure to a large fishing area at the entrance...

Friday, October 5, 2018

With attention to the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, a home opened on the Ditidaht reserve this month for the young members of the First Nation who need it the most.

Friday, October 5, 2018

A new program is being offered to young men in Ahousaht that promises to teach them not only important life skills, but also cultural teachings to build a renewed sense of pride in their community spirit....

Friday, October 5, 2018

Margaret Bird, Quu’asa clinical counsellor, led discussion on a Social Issues Panel at the NTC DAC Health-Ability Fair held at the Alberni Athletic Hall on Oct. 4.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Health care professionals and other panelists attended the 2018 NTC DAC Health-Ability Fair on Thursday, Oct. 4 to talk about the importance of kidney health screening with a Nuu-chah-nulth audience.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

A man was rescued from the waters of Ahousaht territory Wednesday after falling off a barge during an aquaculture transport operation.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The West Coast General Hospital is taking steps to make itself more accessible to the community’s more vulnerable, including First Nations patients who struggle to get the services they need, according to...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

According to information from the First Nations Health Authority, Canada’s Aboriginal people are at a significantly higher risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) than other populations.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Ancient ancestral remains unearthed this summer on San Rafael Island at Yuquot were most likely placed there by light keepers in the 1930s, according to an archaeologist examining the site.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Dozens of Huu-ay-aht First Nations volunteers packed up their families and hit the road to Port Alberni last weekend to host a welcoming dinner for cyclists midway through the Tour de Rock.

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