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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Kyuquot is stepping up emergency capabilities, but still sees a need to improve quake and tsunami readiness in the remote west coast village.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Simon Tom jr. took his mother Margarete Tom's advice by taking a job overseas to teach English at a primary school.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Joyce Murray, newly minted president of the federal Treasury Board, met Wednesday with elders at Port Alberni Friendship Centre, promising better support for seniors and Indigenous communities.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth squads returned home with medals from this year’s Junior All Native Basketball Tournament.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Dr. Michelle Corfield of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation has been selected by the Liberal Party of Canada to run in the May 6 byelection for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A Nuu-chah-nulth teenager was among a dozen young athletes who were recognized provincially for their endeavours.

Monday, March 25, 2019

In the crisp morning on March 20 the children of the Rampanen family displayed the traditional Nuu-chah-nulth way of tanning bear hide, as well as a couple tips and tricks from their Cree side of the family...

Friday, March 22, 2019

A chorus of chainsaws filled the maintenance yard of Ty-Histanis on the spring morning of March 18. With the sawdust flying around them in the cool air, a group of teenage boys diligently work over a small...

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This week hundreds of youth from First Nations across British Columbia converged in Port Alberni for Gathering Our Voices, an event organized by the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres for 14-...

Thursday, March 21, 2019

In response to a need seen by mental health workers serving Nuu-chah-nulth communities for years, Teechuktl has grown its team of counsellors and cultural support staff by one quarter in recent months. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Prior to contact Nuu-chah-nulth-aht ate a simple diet of wild foods that were prepared in a variety of ways, including boiling and steaming. In the absence of metal, they developed ingenious ways to prepare...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Former day school students have a settlement agreement before them with final court approval expected in May.

“Yes, there’s light at the end of the tunnel,” said Richard Watts, a resolution health...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A taxation provision of the 2011 Maa-nulth Treaty takes effect Thursday, May 2.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

With diabetes statistics being what they are for Aboriginal Canadians, it is no surprise that there are dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth people living with the chronic disease.

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Nuchatlaht First Nation’s territory includes the north of Nootka Island, and they exclusively occupied this area in 1846.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Premier John Horgan and Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson invited potential stakeholders to take part in a $142.85 million program to protect and restore wild salmon stocks on the B.C. coast....

Friday, March 15, 2019

An international research team probing deeper into the mystery of Pacific salmon survival during ocean migration has made some surprising discoveries, says Dick Beamish, expedition organizer.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

In its latest pledge to protect the endangered southern resident killer whale population, on Friday, March 8 the Government of Canada announced an initiative that will track the animals’ prey and monitor...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Abigail Titian is rather pleased that she listened to the advice of a friend a few years ago.

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.

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