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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).

Friday, November 2, 2018

Second-stage support housing in Port Alberni promises to narrow a serious gap in regional services for women and children fleeing relationship violence.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The humanitarian organization Khalsa Aid Canada has partnered with Ahousaht First Nation, supporting the newly created Maggie Sutlej Ahousaht Project with a $100,000 donation paid out over the next five...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Timothy Masso is passionate about his Tla-o-qui-aht culture and language. He has grown up steeped in the cultures of his Nuu-chah-nulth father and Norwegian/English mother.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Today the Ha-Shilth-Sa begins the process of releasing its archive photographs to the public - a collection of over 30,000 images, including many that have never been seen outside of the newspaper’s offices...

Friday, October 26, 2018

Following elders’ guidance that a critical time has arrived to keep the Nuu-chah-nulth dialects alive, a two-day language gathering kicked off Oct. 18 at the Tin Wis Conference Centre, drawing in hundreds...

Friday, October 26, 2018

With an estimated 300 homeless people in Port Alberni and very few rental housing units available, more and more people in poverty are struggling to find housing.

Friday, October 26, 2018

She is Cree from Athabasca country — home of oil sands extraction — yet it was in the Alberni Valley where a storm brought home to Nitanis Desjarlais the critical need for climate action.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Additional parties have joined the NTC in applying to intervene in a T’aaq-wiihak fisheries court appeal with far-reaching implications for Indigenous commercial fishing rights.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

With most of Canada’s wild salmon coming from the coast of British Columbia, the provincial government is taking steps to develop a strategy that will protect and enhance wild stocks.

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.

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