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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...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

On Thursday elders from the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation marked the passing of a significant being in the Nuu-chah-nulth world, after a baby killer whale was discovered on Nootka Island Wednesday.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Two years into her term as Elected Chief of Tseshaht First Nation, Cynthia Dick was thrilled to announce that the provincial government has appointed her as their representative to the Port Alberni Port...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Uchucklesaht Tribe Government is pleased to announce they are the proud new owners of a 1.5-acre property in central Port Alberni that once served as an elementary school.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This week brings a series of high-profile meetings for T’aaq-wiihak, as representatives advocated for Nuu-chah-nulth fishing rights before federal ministers and members of Parliament.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A diagnosis with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder does not need to limit a person’s potential, says a specialist living with the condition.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Though she has been at her post-secondary school for more than two months now, Maryna Macdonald still often finds herself marveling at where life has taken her.

Friday, November 9, 2018

With a long, dry summer one would think autumn’s first big rainfall would be a welcome relief, but in Ahousaht, the early November rainstorm brought muddy nightmares.

Friday, November 9, 2018

A Canadian Coast Guard ship that studies centuries of natural history on the West Coast made stops in communities in October.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Water restrictions in Ahousaht have been lifted, as crews in the Flores Island community closely monitor the level of the community’s reservoir.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Nearly a decade since the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of five Nuu-chah-nulth nations’ right to harvest and sell fish from their territories, the issue remains unresolved in court, with an appeal...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The term bird bath has come to mean something new in Ahousaht as hundreds of people enter day three of severe water restrictions after muddy debris tainted the community water reservoir.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Citing the ongoing threat to spiritual places of cultural significance to Nuu-chah-nulth people, the NTC is calling on the provincial government to slow down old growth logging on the west side of Vancouver...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Hjalmer Wenstob, a young artist from Tla-o-qui-aht, was among three Canadians selected to receive the William and Meredith Saunderson $5,000 award during the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award reception held in...

Monday, November 5, 2018

Update: November 5, 2018, 11:35 AM

Ahousaht Administration has declared a state of emergency shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Margaretta James is thrilled Indigenous voices will be sought for a project being undertaken at the Vancouver Island University (VIU).

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