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Monday, February 25, 2019

UPDATE: According to a media release dated Feb. 25 the Tofino RCMP are investigating a structure fire of a cabin in Warn Bay, near Tofino. Human remains were located in the cabin.

Friday, February 22, 2019

To meet concerns over unregulated float homes in the region, the provincial government is taking over jurisdiction of two areas at the entrance to Barkley Sound.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Several major projects are underway in Ahousaht that will not only improve the lives of the people living there, but also provide at least temporary employment for dozens of residents.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Several families are grieving the loss of a 28-year-old man after a deadly single vehicle accident took his life and caused injuries to three of his family members. The accident occurred on the evening of...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Alberni Community and Women’s Services Society is inviting the community to join them for the Coldest Night of the Year on Saturday, Feb. 23.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A group of Nuu-chah-nulth youth have returned from a trip to New Zealand with a unique perspective of the country’s Indigenous Polynesian people.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Efforts from local DFO managers to implement a rights-based fishery for five First Nations were “stymied” by unwilling leadership in Ottawa, argues a lawyer representing the Nuu-chah-nulth in an ongoing...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Family Day, Feb. 18, 2019, has taken on a whole new special meaning for the Atleo family in Ahousaht. Troy and Kazz Thomas-Atleo were nine weeks away from the due date of their newest child but the baby had...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Steelhead LNG has halted the development of a multi-billion-dollar facility in Sarita Bay, casting uncertainty on a project that was expected to bring up to 400 long-term jobs to Huu-ay-aht land.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Society are hosting an event this Thursday, featuring the story of late Uchucklesaht Ha’wilth Martin Charles’ heroism in saving lives during a 1970’s accident at sea.

Friday, February 15, 2019

If you are an aboriginal person, chances are you or someone in your family has diabetes. That’s because First Nations people are at higher risk for the disease, but a recent change in medical benefits...

Friday, February 15, 2019

Challenged to come up with a way of balancing community, culture and cash within 30 days, a small group of Tseshaht youth had no difficulty finding a worthwhile enterprise.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The B.C. government is delivering a disparaging message to micro hydroelectric producers, informed by a report that recommends cancelling a program that has allowed several Vancouver Island First Nations to...

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Nuchatlaht will be heading to the B.C. Supreme Court within a year, with a title claim that could bring widespread ramifications for First Nations across Canada.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Snow and sub-zero temperatures forced the postponement of the 2nd Annual Walk for Missing & Murdered Women, Men and Children in Duncan on Feb. 9.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

A group of toddlers sing nursery songs converted to the Nuu-chah-nulth language as elders ciisma and Tuupat drum and guide the song. Some children are distracted, wriggling away from the circle, wanting to...

Monday, February 11, 2019

On the first day of court proceedings in a case over aboriginal fishing rights, Nuu-chah-nulth leaders and their region’s MP are calling on Justin Trudeau to honour his commitment to Canada’s Indigenous...

Friday, February 8, 2019

When a person stands next to a river or the ocean, their heartbeat changes to more closely align with the natural ebbs and flows of the water. 

Friday, February 8, 2019

Many of us have heard the phrases ‘long time, no see’, ‘hip, hip hooray’ and ‘peanut gallery’ all our lives but how many know the racist beginnings of these phrases?

Thursday, February 7, 2019

In a declining local industry marked by mill closures and a reliance on the export of raw logs for manufacturing overseas, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations plan to nearly triple their forestry workforce.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Monica Patsy Jones has worked hard to fundraise, plan and organize the second annual walk for missing and murdered Indigenous peoples of Vancouver Island. She is inviting people from all over Vancouver...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Ten Nuu-chah-nulth students recently graduated from the North Island College (NIC) Red Seal Carpentry Level One course.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

At Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Development Corporation, their “Gratitude” is about to show, big time.

Gratitude Seafood is the new marketing brand for products produced by the wholly-owned Nuu-chah-nulth...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

After being named to the Order of Canada over a year ago, Judith Sayers finally received the recognition on Friday at a ceremony in Ottawa.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Maa-nulth Treaty Society has called a recent killer whale critical habitat order into question by filing for a judicial review of the DFO’s consultation process.

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