Huu-ay-aht First Nation has purchased a seven percent interest in Tree Farm Licence 44 from Western Forest Products (WFP) Inc. in a newly formed limited partnership for $7.2 million.
A forestry watchdog is investigating practices in the Nahmint valley after a year of intensified old growth harvesting in the region southwest of Port Alberni.
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for coastal British Columbia, including west coast Vancouver Island. The warning was issued 10:23 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and remains in effect for 16 hours...
Mowachaht/Muchalath elders are planning for the re-interment of ancestral remains recovered from Nootka Lighthouse last summer.
The NTC Quu'asa/Teechuktl (Mental Health) team paid a visit to Seattle’s Duwamish Longhouse Dec. 7 and 8 to spread some holiday season cheer and celebrate Nuu-chah-nulth culture.
Putting more Indigenous teachers in front of Aboriginal learners is the goal of new funding for Vancouver Island University’s Cowichan campus.
It appears organizers will need a larger venue in 2019, after this year’s Feeding the People lunch packed the Trinity Church’s dining hall with wall-to-wall visitors eager for a hot meal.
The threat of the steelhead’s extinction has forced provincial officials to take the unprecedented step of closing the Gold River and its tributaries for winter angling.
“It’s a huge victory for our oceans, our lakes, rivers and for coastal communities,” said Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns after his Private Members Motion to combat marine plastics pollution passed...
The Nuu-chah-nulth Urban Gatherings continued on Thursday when the Teechuktl Mental Health team came to Vancouver.
More than 100 people converged at the Roundhouse Community Centre for an event...
Dozens of resource people accepted the invitation of Maaqtusiis School to deliver information about education and career choices at the Annual Career Fair held in Ahousaht on Nov. 29.
About 100 people accepted the invitation of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl staff to enjoy a catered turkey dinner and holiday season fun. They started arriving at Thunderbird Hall at 2 p.m....
With a pledge to recognize First Nations’ right to determine what happens with their children in care, upcoming federal legislation pledges to change a foster care system that currently gives provinces the...
A collaborative community and harbour cleanup - considered the first on this scale in Canada - is nearing completion on Flores Island.
A Burnaby-based fashion designer from the Ahousaht First Nation is setting her sights on New York.
Alicia Stephens hopes to travel to the fashion mecca in September 2019, after receiving an...
A dramatic rise in tourism on the west coast of Vancouver Island has corresponded with greater challenges for families trying to make ends meet, according to a report released in late November.
The latest Huu-ay-aht documentary project is conceived as a catalyst for community resurgence and renewal, an example for other west coast communities, said Chief Counsellor Robert Dennis Sr.
On Thursday, Nov. 29 the Uchucklesaht Tribe held a health fair at the Alberni Athletic Hall, giving local providers an opportunity to present their healthy services to the community.
With most of the west coast of Vancouver Island’s catch going to the sports fishery, the DFO is reviewing its policy for determining fisheries allocations among different user groups.
A baby killer whale that was found deceased on the southern shore of Nootka Island earlier this month lived for just a few days, according to necropsy results released today from Fisheries and Oceans Canada...
The public had the opportunity to weigh in on traffic and safety concerns for Cathedral Grove through a series of open houses hosted by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI).
The Nov. 4 rainstorm that muddied water reservoirs in Ahousaht and Tofino also took a heavy toll on Hesquiaht Lake, 51 kilometres northwest of Tofino.
Three award-winning Nuu-chah-nulth athletes have been recognized with a prestigious accolade.
A report released earlier this month shows that severe weather has led to a drastic increase – almost tripling - in the number of storm events that have necessitated a BC Hydro response.
As thousands of photographs from the Ha-Shilth-Sa archives are gradually released to the public, it’s evident how the lens of Bob Soderlund could catch glimpses of authentic humanity.