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Monday, February 4, 2019

Roy Jack has been an avid cyclist for a rather long time. And now the 44-year-old Ahousaht First Nation member is once again combining his cycling love with a worthy cause, raising funds in support of...

Monday, February 4, 2019

The legal fight for future generations to pursue a livelihood on their territorial waters continues next week, when five Nuu-chah-nulth nations return to court for a fisheries rights appeal.

Friday, February 1, 2019

A log jam caused by a series of landslides triggered after an early November rainstorm has been cleared, thanks to the efforts of several volunteers, non-profit agencies and First Nations neighbors.

Friday, February 1, 2019

With chinook stocks in collapse, a provincially funded fish-health research centre opening in Nanaimo is urgently needed by communities hoping to rebuild their struggling fisheries.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Beaver Creek resident Wendy Edwards is concerned about a proposed 57,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility that could be built right next door.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Fisheries in Nuu-chah-nulth territory could face further restrictions this year as the DFO tightens its measures to protect the habitat of endangered killer whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

2019 is being celebrated as the UN International Year of Indigenous Language and the University of Victoria has been chosen as one of the sites for a major UNESCO project.

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...

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