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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

He has been there for as long as most Ahousaht residents remember so it came as a shock to learn that the long-time resident owner of Ahousaht General Store, Hugh Clarke passed away on the morning of July...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Every two weeks, Amy Jack travels from her home on Flores Island to Tofino for groceries.

With fewer boats running and less passengers allowed onboard due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 40-minute...

Friday, July 31, 2020

As the BC Day long weekend looms, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation has re-shaped their stance on the re-opening of their territory.

Friday, July 31, 2020

He’s worked in pretty much every restaurant in Port Alberni and now William Ambrose III is living his dream; he has opened up his own food truck.

Friday, July 31, 2020

A thick fog engulfed the coast as Elmer Frank drove his commercial fishing boat out of the Tofino harbour.

His expectations were low. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake had struck off the southern Alaskan...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

It took some time but filling out a grant application last year finally paid off for the Tseshaht First Nation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Dressed in black uniforms, Carol Curley and Lance Tom patrolled the empty stretch of Long Beach in front of Esowista.

Friday, July 24, 2020

When Dianne Ignace awoke on a calm summer morning, she was gripping her late-husband’s pillow as the sun peaked through the cracks in her blinds.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

One week after the sudden death of James Williams, his family remains in the dark as to what caused the tragedy 14 hours after he was released from police custody.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

It has been just over seven weeks since 26-year-old Chantel Moore of Tla-o-qui-aht was shot dead at her apartment during a wellness check by an Edmundston police officer in New Brunswick, and the family...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Tseshaht ended up with a sockeye fishery this year, but did so without signing an agreement with DFO to catch and sell salmon from the Somass River.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A Nuu-chah-nulth man has died in a Duncan homeless shelter after being released from police cells.

James Williams, 52, of Tla-o-qui-aht and a father of five, was found dead in his unit at Warmland...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Legislation being tabled in Victoria has Nuu-chah-nulth leaders and clean energy advocates concerned that the province is writing First Nations out of the electricity market for the sake of buying from...

Monday, July 20, 2020

Errol Sam grew up on a commercial fishing boat learning how to sling fish from his father. Since the age of 8, he’s been steady at it and decades later showing no sign of stopping.

Friday, July 17, 2020

It’s been over a year since the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls delivered its 1,200-page report to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

For over half a century, clear-cut logging swept through Huu-ay-aht’s traditional territories, described Bob Bocking, LGL Limited senior fisheries biologist.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations are partnering with Strathcona Regional District (SDR) in a tsunami modelling project designed to improve safety in the event of a megathrust quake.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A Nuu-chah-nulth woman has gone missing from Victoria, leading police to ask for any information that might help locate Amanda Williams.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Better late than never.

That’s the thinking of Jennifer Woodland, the CEO of the Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership (NSLP).

Monday, July 13, 2020

When a tsunami alarm sounded in the Nitinaht Region a couple years ago, Ditidaht First Nation members didn’t know the evacuation routes, recalled Janeen Hunt, Ditidaht First Nation administrator.

It...

Monday, July 13, 2020

Thanks in part to federal and provincial funding, Huu-ay-aht First Nations will be able to build a new cultural centre and multi-purpose field.

Friday, July 10, 2020

When Dianne Ignace moved to the Heshquiat Peninsula in 1975, she remembered looking towards the skyline during herring season. A thick cloud of seagulls had moved in, blocking the view of the mountain range...

Friday, July 10, 2020

British Columbia’s first annual report on the advancement of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act has been released, and will be presented in the legislature next week.

Friday, July 10, 2020

The Ha’wiih and elected council of Ahousaht have issued a declaration that access to all Ahousaht Hahulthi (lands and waters) will remain closed to tourists and non-residents of Ahousaht.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Today’s update on an investigation into a discriminatory game played in at least one emergency room began with an open admission that racism exists in B.C.’s health care system.

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