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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Help is on the way.

But it remains to be seen how much of an impact federal financial assistance announced on Friday will have on some Indigenous tourism businesses that are run in Nuu-chah-nulth...

Monday, June 15, 2020

Edward Johnson could still hear the steady rhythm of songs beating throughout his homelands in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Nuu-chah-nulth leaders are speaking against reopening the US border, amid concerns that visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates could join the growing crowds travelling through the...

Friday, June 12, 2020

The Province of British Columbia is in Phase 3 of it’s COVID-19 reopening plan, meaning restaurants, gyms and salons are allowed to reopen at half capacity and with strict guidelines.

But first...

Friday, June 12, 2020

In its ongoing efforts to become a dry community, Ahousaht has established a new sobriety initiative.

It came to a head at the end of April, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when community...

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Recent numbers of illicit drug overdoses are suggesting that measures in place during the COVID-19 pandemic are taking an increasingly lethal toll on British Columbia’s other public health emergency.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

When Roger Dunlop moved to British Columbia in 1987, he was horrified that the province had no requirements for land reclamation within the forestry industry.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Grace Frank, grandmother of Chantel Moore, has told Ha-Shilth-Sa that the funeral service for her granddaughter will be webcast from New Brunswick, starting early Thursday morning.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

This is the first of a 3-part Ha-Shilth-Sa series on west coast salmon harvest, hatcheries and habitat.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) and the City of Port Alberni have received funding from the province to develop poverty reduction action plans.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Striving to build trust and strengthen relationships between the police and Indigenous people, the Port Alberni RCMP is using eagle feathers to give those in need courage and strength when speaking with...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The names of Chantel Moore and George Floyd continued to echo through the streets on the west coast of Vancouver Island on Monday.  

Monday, June 8, 2020

Family members of Chantel Moore, the young Tla-o-qui-aht woman shot and killed by a police officer during a wellness check last week, have arrived in New Brunswick after a cross-country trip from Tofino, BC...

Monday, June 8, 2020

When Marissa Mack reached the edge of the whisky dock in Ucluelet, she turned around and began to cry when her eyes met the assembly behind her. Over 100 protestors poured around the corner at the top of...

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Driving north from Anacla last week on Bamfield Main, Stan Coleman wasn’t expecting to encounter anything more than the usual plumes of dust kicked up by vehicles on the industrial road at this time of year...

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Lewis George was one of the first to close down his business operations in Tofino amid growing fears of COVID-19.

The Hereditary Chief of Ahousaht swiftly made the call on March 17 when one of his...

Friday, June 5, 2020

A red dress is hung in Tofino on Friday morning in honour of 26-year-old Chantel Moore, who was fatally shot by police in Edmunston, New Brunswick, on Thursday, June 4.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

A Tla-o-qui-aht grandmother is devastated after waking to the news that her 26-year-old granddaughter, Chantel Moore was shot dead by a police officer who was called to the residence to perform a wellness...

Thursday, June 4, 2020

On June 1 British Columbia’s public schools opened on a limited basis with a goal of full opening in September if the COVID-19 pandemic is less of a risk, but this doesn’t mean that 2020 graduation...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

How do families mark the passing of a loved one during the coronavirus pandemic, when physical distancing discourages hugging or a handshake?

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

When Gail K. Gus was a child, her mother used to tell her stories of what it was like going to the Alberni Indian Residential School, which was built in the middle of the Tseshaht community in Port Alberni...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

As the seventh day of riots raged in the U.S. over the police killing of African American man George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, a disturbing incident took place in residential neighborhoods on the...

Monday, June 1, 2020

From his younger years as a founder of the West Coast Warrior Society to a call for the province to eliminate discriminatory organ donation policies during the last year of his life, those closest to David...

Friday, May 29, 2020

Dorthe Jakobsen does not wish to definitively predict what is in store for the future.

“We try not to speculate what Mother Nature will do because we can be surprised of course,” said Jakobsen, the...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

With an agreement signed by the federal and provincial governments recognizing Wet’suwet’en title over their land, the nation’s hereditary chiefs now look to a new age in the territory their families have...

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