News

Thursday, July 25, 2019

After only two months, the Pacheedaht Andersen Timber Holdings LP (PATH) received the results of an audit for tree farm licence (TFL) 61, located on Pacheedaht territory.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Open net-pen fish farming on the Island’s west coast is facing stronger community opposition this summer as the aquaculture industry works to prevent another explosion of sea lice and DFO promises tighter...

Monday, July 22, 2019

Archaeologists working on Keith Island have made a significant discovery that proves Nuu-chah-nulth-aht ate geoduck clams prior to contact with Europeans.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

What do you do when you have too many elk? You share them with the neighbors.

That is essentially what happened when 12 elk were translocated from the northeast side of Vancouver Island, where the...

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A group of five women are learning the Hesquiaht dialect of the Nuu-chah-nulth language in a Mentor-Apprentice Program (MAP) that is going into its second year.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A month after the province sounded alarms with a drought advisory, the situation on Vancouver Island has improved, with better water flows and cooler temperatures in the region’s rivers.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The planning and fundraising efforts for the annual NTC Tlu-piich Games got off to a late start, but Mercediese Dawson, Tlu-piich Games Coordinator, says fun was had at the golfing fundraiser which drew in...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

One hundred and fifty nautical miles west of Vancouver Island, 814 metres beneath the ocean’s surface, lies the apex of an underwater volcano comparable in size to Mount Baker.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Tseshaht First Nation acquired a new canoe this spring, which is already being put to use by the Tseshaht Canoe Family on the Paddle to Lummi journey.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

First Nations along the vast migratory path of Fraser River salmon are optimistic that a new co-management agreement with Canada will help ensure a future for their fisheries.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

An Ehattesaht First Nation man has connected with his long-lost nephew through a trail of information beginning with a DNA sharing website.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

First Nations have the right - above other users - to access fish from their waters, according to the Constitution and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Big One is indeed coming.

But even earthquake experts like Honn Kao cannot accurately predict just when that might happen.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Progress continues on a multi-use pathway through Pacific Rim National Park with construction this season beginning near Wickaninnish Beach, work timed to limit impacts on salmon and trout.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

This year’s canoe journey to Washington started only days before, when one of the support boats capsized, sending the three occupants into the water.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Highway 4 continues to be closed in both directions after a cliff-side blast caused an unexpected volume of rock debris to fall on the road east of the Tofino-Ucluelet junction.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority has announced that status First Nations clients between the ages of 65 and 69 may now be reimbursed for the cost of Shingrix, the vaccine that protects against shingles....

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Western Forest Products is trespassing on reserve land, thereby breaking a stipulation in the Indian Act, according to a message delivered in Gold River today by the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Though she recently earned a social work degree from the University of Victoria, Mercediese Dawson has other plans.

The 29-year-old Port Alberni woman will be returning to the Victoria university...

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Two more open houses have just wrapped up where the public had the opportunity to review and evaluate preliminary ideas to improve safety and access at Cathedral Grove.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

WorkSafeBC has introduced new regulations aimed at improving safety conditions for workers on board commercial fishing vessels. Every person on board is now required to wear a life jacket or PFD (personal...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

On Friday, June 28 Alberni District Secondary School celebrated another year of high school graduates.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hundreds of people turned out for Maaqtusiis Secondary School’s Grade 12 graduation celebration, held June 27 at the school gym.

Fourteen graduates were escorted into the beautifully decorated gym in...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Despite being from vastly contrasting communities, youth from different parts of the country have become close friends.

That’s because students from Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School recently took...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Heliset TTE SKAL – Let the Languages Live Indigenous Languages Conference opened to the great news that Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages bill, received Royal Assent on June 21 – most fittingly on...

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