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Monday, June 17, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority provides coverage for eligible clients for a broad range of health and wellness items and services, said spokesman Davis McKenzie.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Although the list of services offered under the First Nations Health Authority has grown in recent years, people in Nuu-chah-nulth communities who were once eligible for basic health-care expenses are going...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

A dramatic house fire tore through a residential home on Gallic Road at the Tseshaht reserve Wednesday afternoon, destroying the house and its contents. There were no injuries as the family was cooling down...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth youth enjoyed a weekend away in the sunny bay of Nanoose, experiencing traditional culture, craft, and living from June 7-10.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

New visitor recreation amenities are being developed at Nitinaht Lake—a world renowned destination for windsurfers and kite borders—that will integrate employment and skill training opportunities for...

Monday, June 10, 2019

Dozens of red dresses hung over a gathering last week in Port Alberni, as families shared the stories of loved ones they lost to homicide. Silently swaying from the Italian Hall’s ceiling, the 23 vibrant...

Friday, June 7, 2019

There were no injuries in a float plane accident that occurred in Ahousaht’s busy harbour on the afternoon of Monday, June 3, according to the Transportation Safety Board.

Friday, June 7, 2019

He’s survived residential school, drug addiction and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – he’s even survived the 1964 tsunami that washed away the Hesquiaht village at Hot Springs Cove; so it didn’t come as a...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The figures of Nuu-chah-nulth relatives are slowly emerging from the 800-year-old red cedar log at Port Alberni’s waterfront as master carver Tim Paul and his team work tirelessly at the piece of art.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

After four years of providing Hupacasath members with weekly fresh produce boxes, the First Nation’s community farm has expanded and is looking to the public to become members of the Community Supported...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Thanks to funding provided by the B.C. government, members of the Tseshaht First Nation will once again be able to participate in a lengthy paddle to the state of Washington.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The forest fire season has arrived on Vancouver Island.

But some positive news is that early indications are the blazes are not expected to be as horrific as the past two years, two of the province’s...

Monday, June 3, 2019

With today’s completion of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Nuu-chah-nulth families affected by the issue are looking for changes from a...

Monday, June 3, 2019

Dead grey whales washing ashore along the Pacific coast are a small fraction of the overall mortality only halfway into the cetacean’s migration to Alaskan waters.

Friday, May 31, 2019

The effects of British Columbia’s ongoing opioid crisis can be seen on Port Alberni’s 3rd Avenue, where a steady stream of drug users frequent the city’s safe injection site. Since opening in May 2017, the...

Friday, May 31, 2019

After being left in the Nootka Island woods for at least a century, a dugout canoe has been transported to the nearby village site of Yuquot.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The people of Mowachaht/Muchalaht are celebrating the construction of a new Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) station in their traditional winter home of Tahsis, BC.

On Tuesday, May 28 a ground-breaking...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority has released its latest numbers on the opioid crisis — overdoses and fatalities — data indicating a widening gap in an already disproportionate impact on Indigenous...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

After two back-to-back devastating fire seasons, the Province of B.C. is beginning to ante up in preparation for the 2019 season.

Monday, May 27, 2019

For those who rely on the ocean’s resources for sustenance, a succession of fisheries restrictions has created a daunting scenario this spring on the West Coast.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

An outcry from local interest groups was followed by the province postponing the auction of old-growth in Pacheedaht territory near Port Renfrew.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Two pre-teen girls living carefree in small-town Port Alberni in different eras. Two young lives taken over two decades apart; their cases eventually solved through DNA science.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Huu-ay-aht First Nations are taking steps to alleviate a significant housing shortage with the addition of six homes in Anacla this summer.

Friday, May 17, 2019

A research project monitoring the movement patterns of birds, as well as their residency and habitats on Nuu-chah-nulth, lands has won a prestigious award.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Discovery of a grey whale carcass on the shore of Haida Gwaii is the latest among more than 40 reported deaths during the cetacean’s annual West Coast migration.

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