News

Friday, March 13, 2020

Amid widespread concerns over the transmission of COVID-19, the NTC is advising against large gatherings, while Ahousaht is restricting visits to its Flores Island community.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Five Nuu-chah-nulth nations are among communities hoping the puck finally drops this spring for the West Coast Multiplex, a community project 25 years in the making.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Well that escalated quickly.

A few hours after announcing that the 2020 Junior All Native Tournament (JANT) would indeed proceed on Thursday afternoon, organizers had a change of heart and cancelled...

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Nearly 40 employers filled the Alberni Athletic hall today for the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s annual career fair.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is inviting everyone to its second Nuu-chah-nulth Language Gathering to be held March 24 – 27 at Maht Mahs gym in Port Alberni.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Memories and photographs from survivors of St. Michael’s Residential School in Alert Bay line the walls of the Alberni Valley Museum as part of a new and powerful exhibit— Project of Heart and Speaking...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

As new cases of the coronavirus are announced each day, health authorities are tasked with balancing the need to inform the public on how to mitigate the spread of the disease while discouraging widespread...

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Amy Jack finally got the opportunity to experience a provincial high school basketball championship.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Maaqtusiis Suns were unable to register a victory at their provincial championships.

Yet members of the Ahousaht basketball squad were still pleased they were able to participate in the B.C....

Monday, March 9, 2020

A half dozen Nuu-chah-nulth women and NTC employees took part in the 15-kilometre Port Alberni Paper Chase on March 8. The event coincided with International Women’s Day; a global day for celebrating the...

Monday, March 9, 2020

From a pre-election pledge to a post-vote mandate letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Liberal government has softened its stance on moving fish farms out of the water.

Friday, March 6, 2020

The province and the First Nations Justice Council have launched a strategy aimed at curbing the growing number of Indigenous people being incarcerated in B.C.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A Ditidaht singer performs a Ci’qaa (prayer chant) in a gathering place on the grounds of the University of Victoria. His powerful prayer is followed by a paddle dance led by young members of the Pacheedaht...

Thursday, March 5, 2020

As governments claim credit for measured progress against child poverty, critics and advocates maintain there is much more they could do, particularly for Indigenous children, the country’s most...

Monday, March 2, 2020

The provincial government is embarking on a homeless count in 16 communities around British Columbia. The goal is to produce accurate, up-to-date data that will guide B.C.’s Homelessness Action Plan and...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Ahousaht Ha’wiih (hereditary chiefs) have directed their Fisheries Manager, Michael Swan, to inform DFO that they have declared their traditional territories closed to commercial geoduck fishing during the...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Some herring spawns have been observed off Vargas and Flores Islands, as those who closely monitor the keystone species anticipate the bulk of reproduction to illuminate patches of the West Coast in March...

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Shipment disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak have hit the Nuu-chah-nulth geoduck fishery, leading leaders to carry unused quota over to the next year.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A new and more advanced geophysical survey extending into North Island Nuu-chah-nulth territory has sparked 34 new mining claims within weeks of its release.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

It’s already been a rather successful season for a pair of Maaqtusiis Secondary School basketball teams.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

It was a busy weekend at the Alberni Athletic Hall, where six male and four female basketball teams competed in the All Nuu-chah-nulth Basketball Championship Feb. 21-23.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Mariah Charleson, 32, has been elected as the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council vice-president at a special meeting. The by-election came following the resignation of former vice-president Andy Callicum,...

Friday, February 21, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a hard stance on the continued opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline in central B.C., announcing that “the barricades must come down, the injunctions must be...

Friday, February 21, 2020

An investigative paper published this month by researchers at the University of Victoria (UVic) claims the federal government is failing to meaningfully engage with Indigenous knowledge in environmental...

Friday, February 21, 2020

A push is underway this year to test the kidney health of more First Nations people – an initiative that will hopefully inform those at risk for a disease that doesn’t present symptoms until it’s advanced...

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