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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Development at the Caycuse Recreation site at Nitinaht Lake is well underway, with the campground upgrade now 80 per cent complete.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Josie Osborne is ready to make the leap into provincial politics.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Shaunee Casavant is scaling back her commitments in the health industry.

But the Hupacasath First Nation member was more than willing to accept an offer to serve a two-year term with the Island...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Hilda Hanson, Nuu-chah-nulth’s eldest elder and most treasured Kyuquot grandmother passed away peacefully at her home in Houpsitas on Thursday, September 10th. According to daughter Therese, Hilda was ’98...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Back in 1962, Herbert Jack began his career as a logger. His days consisted of attaching a cable to a felled tree before choking the log so it could be removed from the forest. The arduous work earned him $...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The B.C. government is taking their first step to protecting old-growth forests by calling for an immediate deferral of logging in nine old-growth regions across the province.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

As the number of B.C.’s coronavirus infections continue to rise, First Nations are left with no idea of how close these cases are to their communities, a vulnerability that a coalition of Indigenous...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

For years, a large piece of winding driftwood has been stationed on Chesterman Beach. It has become an iconic meeting place for residents, who can tell you exactly where it stands.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

When classes resumed in Ucluelet for the first time in six months last week students had to adjust not only to rigorous new health and safety rules but to a campus transforming under their feet.

Monday, September 14, 2020

As schools across the province of B.C. prepared to welcome students back for the new school year, administration staff scrambled to normalize their new social reality.

Friday, September 11, 2020

After countless motor vehicle accidents and many lives lost, the 90 kilometre logging road that leads to Bamfield will finally be paved.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Almost six months after the pandemic forced lockdowns and restrictions worldwide, the Indigenous tourism industry continues to take a beating.

Especially for those operating businesses in one of the...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Zeballos River estuary is cleaner than it has been for most of a century after collaboration between Ehatis and Zeballos residents with help from visiting volunteers.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The chinook fishery on the Somass River may be half over, but that hasn’t dampened the spirits of Tseshaht fishermen as they gear up to take part in the annual economic opportunity fishery.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Students of Ditidaht Community School (DCS) returned to class for the first time in several months after the province went into a state of emergency in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Children arrived 8...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Despite widespread concerns over the spread of COVID-19, over 90 per cent of parents are planning to send their children back to school when classes resume this month in the Alberni Valley, Tofino, Ucluelet...

Friday, September 4, 2020

Condolences are being sent today to the family and community of Tyee Ha’wilth Norman George after his passing earlier this week, “a highly respected and prominent leader of the Mowachaht/Muchaht First...

Friday, September 4, 2020

The University of Victoria is proud to announce that it will soon begin expansion of its Law School to house the first of its kind in the world, National Centre for Indigenous Laws.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Driving into Tofino now looks a little brighter with the addition of Hotel Zed—a colourful new accommodation equiped with 70s-themed décor, a disco room and a bike path running through the front lobby.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

On the day after Tseshaht members blocked boat access to the Somass River in protest of failed negotiations with DFO, the federal department is pointing to the First Nation’s position earlier this summer....

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Education officials have been working hard over the past few months developing plans to ensure a safe return to school for their preschool to Grade 12 students.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

On Sept. 2 a COVID-19 case was confirmed in the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, with efforts underway to determine if more in the community have been infected.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Tension building over a summer of stalled agreements with Fisheries and Oceans Canada snapped Wednesday when Tseshaht members blocked boat access to the Somass River.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

A solar-powered lighting project, part of tourism development at Yuquot, is temporarily on hold due to a pandemic closure.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

After leaving a meeting in frustration over the inability to get an agreement from DFO, Tseshaht members protested in front of the federal department’s Port Alberni office today – with some stating that the...

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