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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Is spiritual cleansing by burning sage a religious act? This was the central issue explored today on day four of the trial in which a Port Alberni mother is challenging the use of Indigenous cultural...

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls concluded in June when the 1,200-page report was presented to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

In what many consider to be a disastrous year for salmon on the West Coast, an organization specializing in pollution mitigation is moving quickly to ensure that the few fish expected to reach Clayoquot...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

On day two of a trial that delves into Indigenous content in the public school system, Candice Servatius, the mother of two students attending a Port Alberni elementary school in 2015, took the stand on the...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Traffic and pedestrian safety improvements for Cathedral Grove continue to move forward following two rounds of online and face-to-face consultations in Port Alberni and Parksville.

Monday, November 18, 2019

The trial between Candice Servatius and School District 70 (Alberni) began Nov. 18, 2019 in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, in Nanaimo, B.C.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Amid concerns from environmental groups of dwindling herring stocks off Vancouver Island, biologists monitoring the species are observing gradually improving populations.

Monday, November 18, 2019

A routine water taxi trip between Tofino and Ahousaht became a frightening experience for over a dozen passengers, when the vessel hit rocks Saturday evening.

Friday, November 15, 2019

A First Nations group pressing for a coastwide commercial harvest of seals and sea lions has partnered with taxidermist FurCanada and met with Chinese consular officials to explore market opportunities.

Friday, November 15, 2019

A First Nations group pressing for a coastwide commercial harvest of seals and sea lions has partnered with taxidermist FurCanada and met with Chinese consular officials to explore market opportunities.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) are using aerial drones to get a unique perspective into the underwater behaviour of northern and southern resident killer whales off the B.C. coast....

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Significant improvements are coming to the logging road that Anacla and Bamfield residents rely on.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

At the Alberni Indian Residential School in 1969, a headstrong nine-year old boy misses his family. His grandparents live so close that all the lonely little boy has to do is sneak away unnoticed, cross the...

Thursday, November 14, 2019

After two months, Full Circle Youth Life Skills & Wellness has come to an end.

The pilot youth group was organized by the combination of two NTC services, Child & Youth and Teechuktl Mental...

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The people of Ahousaht love their mobile communications devices as much as any other Canadian, but back home in the village, service is virtually non-existent.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Hupacasath journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton was among those honoured by his alma mater this past week.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Homeless people, you see them everywhere, pushing shopping carts filled with their treasured belongings. They congregate around upper Third Avenue in Port Alberni accessing free food, clothing and services...

Friday, November 8, 2019

Know your favourite fungi.

That’s the golden rule among Nuu-chah-nulth food gatherers who savour the Island’s abundant wild mushrooms, some of them prized, others deadly poisonous.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

A totem pole commissioned to mark the United Nations International Year of Indigenous Languages will not be erected at the University of Victoria as originally planned, but will remain in Port Alberni where...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Three months after Ditidaht elected a new chief and council, Chief Councillor Brian Tate called his first Governance Meeting at the nation’s community hall.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

NTC President Judith Sayers, acting on behalf of five Nuu-chah-nulth nations, has sent a letter to newly re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisting that Canada follow up on promises they made to...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Alberni Valley’s Secluded Wellness Centre is celebrating eight years in business and is continuing to add new services and workshops for holistic health and healing.  

Monday, November 4, 2019

Though she hasn’t wrestled herself since graduating from high school back in 2012, Daley Forbes once again found herself as part of a team this year.

Monday, November 4, 2019

A family of four were rushed to hospital Saturday evening, when their boat struck a rock between Tofino and the Tla-o-qui-aht community of Opitsaht.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Christine Fred is a busy woman; she works a full-time job and helps out her family whenever she can. Still, she fills her spare time running a second-hand business with the proceeds going to two Port...

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