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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Two days after the search began for a man missing from Hot Springs Cove, his body was recovered from the area.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Discussions are continuing to upgrade the rugged logging road that serves as the only land access to Bamfield and Anacla, with an approximate price tag of $30 million set by the provincial government.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Coroner and WorkSafe BC investigations continue into a fish farm accident in Clayoquot Sound that took the life of a Comox Valley man.

Two other workers were injured in the Dec. 22 boating incident,...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

A report released today by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal is citing widespread discrimination experienced by the Indigenous respondents surveyed – and little faith in the quasi-judicial body’s ability to...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Cody Savey is certainly more upbeat these days.

A year ago Savey, a member of the Mowachact/Muchalaht First Nation, was toiling with the Seattle Thunderbirds, who compete in the Western Hockey League...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

All of Canada is experiencing a cold snap now that we are in the middle of January 2020, and Port Alberni’s homeless people are feeling the bite of the bitter cold with a thin layer of snow covering the...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Application forms for Indian Day School Class Action Settlement are now available for those who attended and suffered abuse or harm at a federally funded Indian day school. The forms were made available...

Monday, January 13, 2020

The Armada senior girls’ basketball team placed fifth out of eight teams in the 65th annual Totem Tournament Jan. 9-11.

Monday, January 13, 2020

The Alberni District Secondary School Armada senior boys’ basketball team placed fifth out of eight teams in the 65th annual Totem Tournament hosted at the high school Jan. 9-11.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Drivers travelling on the Island Highway through Nanoose Bay will now see the electronic billboard portraying both Angeline Pete and Lisa Marie Young, two missing and possibly murdered Indigenous women from...

Thursday, January 9, 2020

A few kilometres from the site where the Alberni Indian Residential School forced Aboriginal children to submit to Christian practices for 82 years, an accusation of indoctrination came from an incident at...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

“I am excited and relieved,” said NTC President Judith Sayers after the B.C. Supreme Court ruled that smudging and other Indigenous cultural practices would not be banned in the province’s public schools....

Monday, January 6, 2020

The RCMP and Canadian Coast Guard stations were joined by members of the Hesquiaht and Ahousaht First Nations in a search for a man missing from Hot Springs Cove.

Monday, January 6, 2020

While courts have recognized a need to address over-representation of Indigenous people in the Canadian justice system, recent statistics show the glaring imbalance continues to grow.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

On an evening in early December, David Dennis looks out into the warmth of a crowded room in east Vancouver, absorbing the applause into his struggling frame.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Teechuktl mental health team finished their Urban Gathering tour Tuesday night in Campbell River at the Thunderbird Hall.

Over one hundred Nuu-chah-nulth aht came out to enjoy a turkey dinner,...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Continued downpour has prompted Environment Canada to issue a rainfall warning for the west coast of Vancouver Island, causing road flooding and a highway closure.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

It’s been an exciting year for Alicia Stephens, culminating in exhibits of her fashion work at shows in Vancouver and New York.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

For Grade 12 student Memphis Dick, playing in the annual Alberni District Secondary School Totem Tournament is about making lasting memories with her team.

Friday, December 13, 2019

The Victoria Urban Gathering once again filled the Edelweiss Club on Friday with a combination of song, socializing, food and remembering loved ones who are no longer with us.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Beban Social Centre was overflowing with festive Nuu-chah-nulth-aht at the Dec. 12 annual Quu’asa Urban Gathering. By the time dinner was about to be served there were lines of people waiting in the foyer...

Friday, December 13, 2019

In the middle of the Quu’asa Urban Gathering tour, they made a stop in Port Alberni on Wednesday, December 11th for the eighth annual Feed the People gathering.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Those engaged in treaty negotiations are looking to the new year with a renewed sense of hope, after 2019 marked major developments for several First Nations pushing for formal agreements that recognize...

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Vancouver Island University (VIU) made history this fall, with its ceremonial instatement of the new president, Deb Saucier.

The ceremony was conducted under the traditions of the Snuneymuxw First...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The BC Supreme Court case Servatius versus School District 70 wrapped up Nov. 22, and the parties will wait likely several weeks for a judge to make his ruling. The case centers around a Port Alberni...

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