News

Friday, November 30, 2018

On Thursday, Nov. 29 the Uchucklesaht Tribe held a health fair at the Alberni Athletic Hall, giving local providers an opportunity to present their healthy services to the community.

Friday, November 30, 2018

With most of the west coast of Vancouver Island’s catch going to the sports fishery, the DFO is reviewing its policy for determining fisheries allocations among different user groups.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A baby killer whale that was found deceased on the southern shore of Nootka Island earlier this month lived for just a few days, according to necropsy results released today from Fisheries and Oceans Canada...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The public had the opportunity to weigh in on traffic and safety concerns for Cathedral Grove through a series of open houses hosted by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI).

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Nov. 4 rainstorm that muddied water reservoirs in Ahousaht and Tofino also took a heavy toll on Hesquiaht Lake, 51 kilometres northwest of Tofino.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Three award-winning Nuu-chah-nulth athletes have been recognized with a prestigious accolade.

Monday, November 26, 2018

A report released earlier this month shows that severe weather has led to a drastic increase – almost tripling - in the number of storm events that have necessitated a BC Hydro response.

Friday, November 23, 2018

As thousands of photographs from the Ha-Shilth-Sa archives are gradually released to the public, it’s evident how the lens of Bob Soderlund could catch glimpses of authentic humanity.

Friday, November 23, 2018

The Westcoast Native Health Care Society is pleased to announce the construction of new facilities that will expand Tsawaayuus Rainbow Gardens by about 30 per cent. The announcement was made at a ground...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Renovations at Tofino’s Maq Hotel (formerly Maquinna Hotel and Maquinna Lodge) has led to the discovery of a veritable time capsule. A purse loaded with the belongings of a then 15-year-old Ahousaht woman...

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Citing the protection of territorial resources and jobs in coastal communities, Nuu-chah-nulth nations have voted to push for the banning of large, offshore foreign-owned fish processing vessels.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a storm warning for exposed coastal areas of Vancouver Island starting today.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

An unexpected delay in construction of a $51-million multi-use pathway through Pacific Rim National Park Reserve has enabled a better understanding of its cultural heritage and ecology, Parks Canada...

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Park visitors, interest groups and people who live in surrounding communities will have a chance to shape future access to Cathedral Grove, with a series of open houses focusing on understanding and...

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Day care for children with specialized needs will be expanded to include additional Nuu-chah-nulth communities through new funding announced by the provincial and federal governments.

Monday, November 19, 2018

As Maaqtusiis Suns and Ahousaht Thunder tangled for domination on the basketball court, Angeline Althea had one eye on the roster, another on posters with messages like “Ya?akuks Suutit” — We Love You.

Monday, November 19, 2018

The remains of at least six men who held critical roles in sustaining Ahousaht society are being returned to the community today after spending decades in storage at the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria.

Monday, November 19, 2018

“Harm reduction – it’s more than just handing out Naloxone kits and clean needles,” says Michael McCarthy. Newly hired at the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, McCarthy has strong roots in Yucluthaht and knows...

Friday, November 16, 2018

An in-community training partnership between the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation and North Island College (NIC) will help provide nine new qualified early childhood educators to the west coast.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A cooperative group of regional stakeholders would better manage fishery resources on the west coast of Vancouver Island, says a commercial fisherman with a half century of experience on the water – but...

Thursday, November 15, 2018

On Thursday elders from the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation marked the passing of a significant being in the Nuu-chah-nulth world, after a baby killer whale was discovered on Nootka Island Wednesday.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Two years into her term as Elected Chief of Tseshaht First Nation, Cynthia Dick was thrilled to announce that the provincial government has appointed her as their representative to the Port Alberni Port...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Uchucklesaht Tribe Government is pleased to announce they are the proud new owners of a 1.5-acre property in central Port Alberni that once served as an elementary school.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This week brings a series of high-profile meetings for T’aaq-wiihak, as representatives advocated for Nuu-chah-nulth fishing rights before federal ministers and members of Parliament.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A diagnosis with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder does not need to limit a person’s potential, says a specialist living with the condition.

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