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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Tseshaht First Nation (TFN) and the Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) have signed an agreement to formally establish a cooperative and collaborative relationship between the two parties.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Three cruise ship visits to Port Alberni in the coming months will be different from past visits, including more First Nations involvement and potential long-term business opportunities.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A dozen years after it was last updated Health Canada officials released the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide earlier this month.

Friday, January 25, 2019

The ancient remains of two people have finally been laid to rest on Nootka Island, following an internment practice undertaken by the Nuu-chah-nulth a millennium ago.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Navigating through B.C.’s understaffed and complex health system is a challenge for anyone, but can be particularly daunting for Vancouver Island’s First Nations people, says a nurse tasked with assisting...

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Just south of Tofino, in the traditional lands of Tla-o-qui-aht, Joe Martin can be found carving a new cedar canoe.

This project is a 22-foot long Nuu-chah-nulth style canoe that he is carving with...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

One of the largest lakes in Nuu-chah-nulth territory now has improved wireless service with the recent installation of a cellular tower.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Award-winning journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton will be returning to his hometown later this week to read and discuss one of his favourite articles.

Monday, January 21, 2019

The early winter storms of December and January hit Vancouver Island with a vengeance - but islanders showed their resilience as they pulled together to help one another.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Tla-o-qui-aht Ha’wiih, the First Nation’s members, their allies, Clayoquot Action and Friends of Clayoquot Sound joined forces on Jan. 16 to support the Wet'suwet'en Nation.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

At the end of this month a career of service to Nuu-chah-nulth concludes, spanning a 34-year period that saw the tribal council transform from a political advocacy organization to one of the widest reaching...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cathedral Grove’s cherished old-growth forest sustained significant losses in December’s major windstorm, though recent closure of part of the grove is not related to the damage.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Humans are to blame and things are not about to get better in the foreseeable future.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Today members of the RCMP came to the Teechuktl Mental Health office to sign an agreement that for years Geraldine Edgar-Tom didn’t think was possible.

Friday, January 11, 2019

The December storms of 2018 have gone down in history as the most damaging ever, according to BC Hydro.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Continuing research involving enhanced training through a Nuu-chah-nulth community-driven nursing approach is expected to lead to better health care in remote First Nation communities.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth youth will be heading to New Zealand to experience the culture of the country’s Indigenous Polynesian people—the Maori.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Synthetic debris is present on every inch of Vancouver Island’s coast, making plastic pollution one of the factors in the decline of West Coast salmon stocks, says an organizer leading ongoing habitat...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A tree stump sits next to a logging road in a harvested section of the Nahmint Valley, surrounded by piles of fallen old-growth stands awaiting transportation to lucrative timber markets.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Parks Canada officials have been installing signs around the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve recently to educate the public how to better co-exist with wolves and other wildlife.

Friday, December 21, 2018

A report released earlier this month tracking Indigenous health in the province during a 10-year period offers both positive and disappointing results.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Alberni Indian Residential School survivors and former students of art teacher Robert Aller gathered in Port Alberni for two days in November for the production of a video that tells stories about...

Friday, December 21, 2018

The federal government is pledging to change the way fish farms are run in Canada - while creating more jobs and protecting the environment in the process – through the development of an aquaculture act.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The storm warning issued by Environment Canada has delivered on its predicted damaging effects on much of Vancouver Island.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Yet another major windstorm is set to barrel down on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Environment Canada has issued a public alert warning to coastal residents of strong winds that may cause damage.

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