News

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Vancouver Island University is happy to announce they have Canada’s Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics working with them now. Dr.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Early on a Tuesday morning in Ahousaht’s Maaqtusiis School Lil Webster was busy fielding questions. Conversation was hard to sustain with the Native Language teacher, as she coordinated the final details...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Doreen Little is feeling the effects of a traffic violation a decade after the charges were laid when she represented herself in court.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Staff and clients at Port Alberni’s Teechuktl Mental Health office made a strange discovery today when someone came in with what appears to be an urn containing cremated remains.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Logan Wilson was eagerly anticipating his first journey to baseball-mad Cuba. But the Gold River teen, a member of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, got much more than he bargained for during his recent...

Friday, June 1, 2018

There is a small corner of nearly pristine forest just south of Nanaimo that is home to dozens of edible wild plants blossoming under a vibrant forest canopy. Dr.

Friday, June 1, 2018

An old, windowless church that once stood in the historic village of Yuquot probably would have been forgotten about, living only in the faded memories of the elders, had it not been the subject of a...

Thursday, May 31, 2018

With a rising sun beaming on the Somass River, Tom Tatoosh is perched on his aluminum boat, steering the small vessel in a circle as a net is dropped. After the circle is made he collects the net from the...

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sixteen former students of Tlucha Children’s Centre and the Opitsaht preschool sang and danced in celebration of the grand opening of a new centre for young ones on May 3.

Grace George acknowledged...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

When a problem arose in her youth, Gina Amos recalls advice from her grandmother to go sit by the water.

Monday, May 28, 2018

A hard-working young man from Kyuquot is graduating from high school this spring – the only student from the community to complete secondary studies this year. With such a small population and a low number...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Some of the largest trees in Canada are being cut west of Port Alberni as part of old-growth logging currently underway in the Nahmint Valley.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ten students from Eighth Avenue Learning Centre recently took a three-day field trip to the west coast to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth life and culture May 9-11.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation has completed a project to stabilize the slope above Pacific Rim Highway just past the Somass River bridge. And to date, Tseshaht has been forced to absorb the full cost of the work,...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Winning a gold medal at a national championship is now the highlight of Cody Savey’s hockey career.

Friday, May 18, 2018

The First Nations Health Authority is encouraging more people to be screened for cancer, after a long-term study shows significantly lower survival rates among B.C.’s Aboriginal peoples.

Friday, May 18, 2018

In 1935 B.J. Banfill travelled to Ahousaht to work as a nurse. Thirty years later, her experiences over the year she was in the community were published in the book, With the Indians of the Pacific.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Despite posting an undefeated record in round-robin action, Maryna Macdonald and her British Columbia teammates came up a bit shy in their efforts to win a medal at this year’s National Aboriginal Hockey...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

With a warm and dry summer expected on Vancouver Island, a prohibition on open fires begins Friday, May 18, at noon.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Various cultural revivals of First Nations traditions are taking place right across Canada now. Part of this movement within Nuu-chah-nulth communities is teaching youth about sexual and reproductive health...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hands-on instruction on the safe use of Naloxone to treat overdose emergencies is making its way across the west coast of Vancouver Island this spring, beginning with a free public event that was held at...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cermaq has ceased selling salmon from some of its farms in Clayoquot Sound after half of the company’s aquaculture sites in the region have indicated elevated levels of sea lice.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Approximately 100 Nuu-chah-nulth women of all ages are wrapping up three days of camaraderie and pampering at the Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Camp just north of Nanaimo.

Friday, May 11, 2018

With record snowpacks and record high temperatures on the way, much of central and southern B.C. is braced for potentially catastrophic flooding - but the picture is much less threatening for Nuu-chah-nulth...

Friday, May 11, 2018

On Friday morning the Tseshaht handed out sea urchins and sea cucumbers to its members outside of Maht Mahs on the First Nation's reserve. The seafood was distributed by the Tseshaht's fisheries department...

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