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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A giant red cedar log was trucked into Port Alberni today to the Port Authority waterfront lot where, over the next few months, it will be transformed into a magnificent totem pole.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Excitement is in the air as herring make their appearance along coastal North America. The seabirds and ocean mammals flock to the shoreline bringing it to life in a feeding frenzy dance that signals the...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Members of the Tseshaht Pride are not only looking to bring back some more hardware but also improve upon their 2018 performance at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A fiery crash lit up Highway 4 this morning, closing off traffic near the Alberni Summit.

At least two vehicles were involved in the incident, which held up commuters heading to Port Alberni for over...

Monday, March 11, 2019

More than 500 people submitted ideas on improving safety and access to Cathedral Grove, while protecting environmental, social and cultural values. 

Monday, March 11, 2019

The Indigenous Studies Grade 11/12 class at the Eighth Ave Learning Centre came to an exciting end as the students held a coffee and tea party to display their final projects: masks.

Friday, March 8, 2019

The future of an LNG export facility in Sarita Bay - and the hundreds of jobs that it would bring to Huu-ay-aht land – remains in limbo as the Vancouver Island First Nation awaits an update from its partner...

Friday, March 8, 2019

The annual Nuu-chah-nulth Education and Training Program Career Fair took place at Athletic Hall on March 7.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Nineteen month-old Andre Winter is a brilliant, happy, smiling toddler adored by his parents and three siblings. But for the past two months Andre had been inexplicably sick for almost the entire time since...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Frustration continues among Vancouver Island’s First Nations, as rights to territorial resources conflict with how much Fisheries and Oceans Canada is prepared to allow for harvest.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Moving day has been delayed at Our Home on 8th, but tenants, which will include a large contingent of Nuu-chah-nulth members, are expected to begin occupying their suites by the official opening day on...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Port Alberni Friendship Centre will welcome more than 1,000 youth delegates and support workers to the annual Gathering Our Voices event on March 19 through 24. Gathering Our Voices 2019 will take place...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A new bill was introduced in Parliament on Thursday, Feb. 28, that promises to address the large proportion of Indigenous children in Canada’s foster care system.

Monday, March 4, 2019

The deadline is fast approaching for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Aftercare Support.

Friday, March 1, 2019

There are 28 general practitioners working in Port Alberni, as listed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Serving the Alberni Valley’s population of over 25,000, this works out...

Friday, March 1, 2019

Four Nuu-chah-nulth athletes from Port Alberni made it to the Special Olympics BC Winter Games last weekend (Feb. 21-24) in Vernon. These athletes come from various communities across the island, but share...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

As the prime minister considers whether Canada’s former attorney general should remain in the Liberal caucus, Nuu-chah-nulth Ha’wiih are standing behind Jody Wilson-Raybould in her challenging testimony...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

There are species of rockfish found on British Columbia’s coast that are known to live for a century.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

For the first time ever, British Columbia's First Nations will be included in a share of the province’s gaming revenue. The announcement came Feb. 19 as part of the provincial government’s Budget 2019.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Scientific uncertainty continues to cloud waters surrounding marine-based salmon farms despite a court decision that puts DFO on notice, essentially, to clean up its act.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Contracts have been tendered for the next stage of constructing a 25-kilometre multi-use pathway in Pacific Rim National Park.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

After being named to the Order of Canada in 2018, Huu-ay-aht elder Marjorie White received recognition and honour at the Accreditation Ceremony in Quebec on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Ehattesaht member Ernie Smith is hoping to see his traditional Nuu-chah-nulth woven cedar hat again after it was stolen from his Campbell River art store.

Monday, February 25, 2019

UPDATE: According to a media release dated Feb. 25 the Tofino RCMP are investigating a structure fire of a cabin in Warn Bay, near Tofino. Human remains were located in the cabin.

Friday, February 22, 2019

To meet concerns over unregulated float homes in the region, the provincial government is taking over jurisdiction of two areas at the entrance to Barkley Sound.

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