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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

One staff member at Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens) has tested positive for COVID-19, Island Health stated in a media release dated Nov. 17.

“Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Tsawaayuus...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Fears of COVID-19 have made two communities on Vancouver Island’s west coast that normally market themselves as tourist destinations ask those from B.C.’s hardest hit regions to not visit.

Monday, November 16, 2020

A warning has been issued by Environment Canada, as “storm” force winds of 48 to 63 knots are expected to blow through the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Monday, November 16, 2020

A male school teacher has been suspended following several complaints from parents about inappropriate comments, verbally abusing students and showing up to class in a drunken state.

Friday, November 13, 2020

A third-party review looking into recent allegations against the Port Alberni Shelter Society (PASS) is now underway and is expected to take several weeks for completion.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Thanks to more than $200,000 in federal funding, Ahousaht First Nation will soon be able to enhance its marine safety capabilities.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

More consistency is needed in determining who is permitted to accompany a loved one admitted to hospital, says those working closely with Nuu-chah-nulth families seeking emergency health care during the...

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The federal government says it is moving forward in transitioning away from open net-pen fish farms in coastal British Columbia.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

A small crowd gathered in front of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65 in Tofino for a commemorative demonstration in the morning on Remembrance Day.

Maintaining social distancing, around 30 people...

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

There are more than 20 known Nuu-chah-nulth veterans that fought in world wars. Many of them were laid to rest in unmarked graves.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Lower Third and Fourth Avenues in Port Alberni bustle with activity both day and night. Now that winter is approaching and the nights are getting longer, chances of pedestrians being struck by vehicles...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

As a bitter U.S. presidential election drags on, Seattle residents with Nuu-chah-nulth ties have been anxiously glued to their screens, gripped with a mixture of hope and anxiety.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Barney Williams has had a fondness for apples ever since his first year at Christie Residential School.

Monday, November 9, 2020

With a landslide NDP victory behind him, Premier John Horgan has yet to name the next attorney general.

Friday, November 6, 2020

In response to the pandemic, faculty at Haahuupayak Elementary School mobilized to try and minimize the added layer of stress imposed on students.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Access restrictions begin today for the highway running south of Gold River, as Mowachaht/Muchalaht respond to a breakdown in negotiations with Western Forest Products over the road that passes through the...

Thursday, November 5, 2020

As COVID-19 cases in B.C. begin to surge, the Tla-o-qui-aht Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and council have shifted gears. In an effort to keep their most valuable members safe, the nation announced that...

Thursday, November 5, 2020

A forestry company’s need to haul timber out of areas harvested earlier this year has raised concern with the Ka:'yu:'k't'h'/Che:k'tles7et'h' First Nations, who fear that logging trucks on a utility road...

Thursday, November 5, 2020

It was supposed to be a quiet date night at a favorite sushi restaurant but things turned sour when an Ahousaht couple heard racial slurs being hurled in their direction by a party of three seated nearby....

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

A protest that began at the Port Alberni shelter on Oct. 23 has turned into a camp for the homeless who have nowhere else to go.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Keith Henry certainly likes to practice what he preaches.

Monday, November 2, 2020

Nine years after Namgis First Nation established one of the first land-based salmon farms of its kind, Kuterra Salmon is on track to prove the technology works, says the company’s CEO.

Friday, October 30, 2020

Over the past week, a protest at the Port Alberni shelter has continued to evolve with one arrest being made early Friday morning, according to social media posts.

Friday, October 30, 2020

Parks Canada is making progress building ʔapsčiik t̓ašii (pronounced ups-cheek ta-shee), the multi-use pathway that extends between Tofino and Ucluelet.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Mowachaht/Muchalaht plan to restrict access on the highway south of Gold River, after negotiations with Western Forest Products for use of the road crossing through the First Nation’s reserve land have...

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