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Friday, October 4, 2019

First Nations Advocate Nurses are available for support seven days a week at West Coast General Hospital (WCGH) in Port Alberni.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

At a time when city streets around the world are being filled with demonstrations for governments to do more to fight climate change, how the global phenomenon is affecting Vancouver Island’s coastal...

Thursday, October 3, 2019

At a time when city streets around the world are being filled with demonstrations for governments to do more to fight climate change, how the global phenomenon is affecting Vancouver Island’s coastal...

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Quu’asa team took a lead role in guiding the events of the 22nd annual Disability Access Committee (DAC) Health Ability Fair held at Alberni Athletic Hall Oct. 2 and 3....

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

A run-of-river hydroelectric project designed to reduce reliance on diesel fuel at Hot Springs Cove remains in hiatus a year after Hesquiaht First Nation had hoped to see it operational.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Alberni District Secondary School opened its doors for Indigenous eighth grade students and their families with their third annual barbecue.

Monday, September 30, 2019

“I was only seven years old when we were loaded on the bus – I didn’t know why me and my older brother were being taken away from our parents,” said Clyde Wale of Hazelton B.C.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Police and other emergency service providers made what has become their annual stop in Port Alberni on Friday, Sept. 27 during the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock bike ride.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Wails of anguish pushed through a shroud of morning fog, Sept. 27, as returning Alberni Indian Residential School survivors, now elderly, let go of childhood scars, symbolically tossing them into a fire.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Ernie Smith and his wife, Darlene, are sad but hopeful for the future, as their store, Awatin Art in downtown Campbell River, moves through its last days.

Friday, September 27, 2019

The Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership (NSLP) is certainly not resting on its laurels.

In 2018 the Port Alberni-based company was one of the recipients of a BC Indigenous Business Award via...

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Although Premier John Horgan is not taking immediate action to upgrade the rugged passage where two University of Victoria Students died in a bus crash Sept. 13, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations are optimistic...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Accompanied with a roast dinner, the Port Alberni Friendship Center hosted their annual general meeting for the public on Sept. 24. From ages varying from youth to the elders, the PAFC gymnasium was packed...

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

A near tragedy for those that rely on salmon migrating up the Fraser River is turning around after a massive landslide occurred in a canyon north of Lillooet in late June.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Although the NDP dominated Vancouver Island in 2015 – including winning by large margins in Nuu-chah-nulth communities – a tight race with the Conservatives is unfolding with less than a month left in the...

Monday, September 23, 2019

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock is starting this month, and the riders and communities are preparing for the over 1,100 -kilometre journey across the island.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Premier John Horgan has vowed to improve the rugged passage to Bamfield, where two University of Victoria Students died in a bus crash Sept. 13.

Friday, September 20, 2019

In a push to be more inclusive at their AGM, Ahousaht’s chief and council gave the children an opportunity to say what they want to see in their village. Prior to the AGM the kids were asked by their...

Friday, September 20, 2019

Despite multiple unplanned closures of Highway 4 near Kennedy Lake this summer, construction is still on-schedule and expected to be complete for summer 2020, according to the B.C. Ministry of...

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Expecting parents will no longer be kept in the dark as alerts are issued to child welfare authorities, according to a recent statement from the provincial minister.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

A group of recreational anglers was headed east on Hwy. 28 last week with a boatload of chinook when their summer fishing expedition on the Island’s west coast took an abrupt turn.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

A beautiful new Wellness Center is about to be built above one of Ahousaht’s stunning beach fronts, thanks to a generous contribution from an anonymous donor.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The 2019 Ahousaht AGM, held Sept. 10 – 12 in the village, had a relatively small turn-out ranging between 60 and 100 people in a community with about 1,000 residents.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth women are among those selected to receive a BC Indigenous Business Award this year.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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