A report released earlier this month tracking Indigenous health in the province during a 10-year period offers both positive and disappointing results.
Alberni Indian Residential School survivors and former students of art teacher Robert Aller gathered in Port Alberni for two days in November for the production of a video that tells stories about...
The federal government is pledging to change the way fish farms are run in Canada - while creating more jobs and protecting the environment in the process – through the development of an aquaculture act.
The storm warning issued by Environment Canada has delivered on its predicted damaging effects on much of Vancouver Island.
Yet another major windstorm is set to barrel down on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Environment Canada has issued a public alert warning to coastal residents of strong winds that may cause damage.
This year's Urban Gatherings for Nuu-chah-nulth-aht who live in centres away from their traditional territories concluded with an event in Victoria on Dec. 14.
This year instead of holding its annual Christmas dinner, the Tseshaht First Nation decided to put these funds towards a community breakfast for members and sponsoring a meal at the Bread of Life soup...
Dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth residents of Nanaimo accepted the invitation of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Quu'asa department and sat down for a festive turkey dinner at their Urban Healing Gathering.
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.