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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.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

This year's Urban Gatherings for Nuu-chah-nulth-aht who live in centres away from their traditional territories concluded with an event in Victoria on Dec. 14.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

This year instead of holding its annual Christmas dinner, the Tseshaht First Nation decided to put these funds towards a community breakfast for members and sponsoring a meal at the Bread of Life soup...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth residents of Nanaimo accepted the invitation of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Quu'asa department and sat down for a festive turkey dinner at their Urban Healing Gathering.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Huu-ay-aht First Nation has purchased a seven percent interest in Tree Farm Licence 44 from Western Forest Products (WFP) Inc. in a newly formed limited partnership for $7.2 million.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

A forestry watchdog is investigating practices in the Nahmint valley after a year of intensified old growth harvesting in the region southwest of Port Alberni.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for coastal British Columbia, including west coast Vancouver Island. The warning was issued 10:23 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and remains in effect for 16 hours...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Mowachaht/Muchalath elders are planning for the re-interment of ancestral remains recovered from Nootka Lighthouse last summer.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The NTC Quu'asa/Teechuktl (Mental Health) team paid a visit to Seattle’s Duwamish Longhouse Dec. 7 and 8 to spread some holiday season cheer and celebrate Nuu-chah-nulth culture.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Putting more Indigenous teachers in front of Aboriginal learners is the goal of new funding for Vancouver Island University’s Cowichan campus.

Monday, December 10, 2018

It appears organizers will need a larger venue in 2019, after this year’s Feeding the People lunch packed the Trinity Church’s dining hall with wall-to-wall visitors eager for a hot meal.

Monday, December 10, 2018

The threat of the steelhead’s extinction has forced provincial officials to take the unprecedented step of closing the Gold River and its tributaries for winter angling.

Friday, December 7, 2018

“It’s a huge victory for our oceans, our lakes, rivers and for coastal communities,” said Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns after his Private Members Motion to combat marine plastics pollution passed...

Friday, December 7, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Urban Gatherings continued on Thursday when the Teechuktl Mental Health team came to Vancouver.

More than 100 people converged at the Roundhouse Community Centre for an event...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dozens of resource people accepted the invitation of Maaqtusiis School to deliver information about education and career choices at the Annual Career Fair held in Ahousaht on Nov. 29.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

About 100 people accepted the invitation of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl staff to enjoy a catered turkey dinner and holiday season fun. They started arriving at Thunderbird Hall at 2 p.m....

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

With a pledge to recognize First Nations’ right to determine what happens with their children in care, upcoming federal legislation pledges to change a foster care system that currently gives provinces the...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

A collaborative community and harbour cleanup - considered the first on this scale in Canada - is nearing completion on Flores Island.

Monday, December 3, 2018

A Burnaby-based fashion designer from the Ahousaht First Nation is setting her sights on New York.

Alicia Stephens hopes to travel to the fashion mecca in September 2019, after receiving an...

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