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Friday, February 1, 2019

A log jam caused by a series of landslides triggered after an early November rainstorm has been cleared, thanks to the efforts of several volunteers, non-profit agencies and First Nations neighbors.

Friday, February 1, 2019

With chinook stocks in collapse, a provincially funded fish-health research centre opening in Nanaimo is urgently needed by communities hoping to rebuild their struggling fisheries.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Beaver Creek resident Wendy Edwards is concerned about a proposed 57,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility that could be built right next door.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Fisheries in Nuu-chah-nulth territory could face further restrictions this year as the DFO tightens its measures to protect the habitat of endangered killer whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

2019 is being celebrated as the UN International Year of Indigenous Language and the University of Victoria has been chosen as one of the sites for a major UNESCO project.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Tseshaht First Nation (TFN) and the Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) have signed an agreement to formally establish a cooperative and collaborative relationship between the two parties.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Three cruise ship visits to Port Alberni in the coming months will be different from past visits, including more First Nations involvement and potential long-term business opportunities.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A dozen years after it was last updated Health Canada officials released the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide earlier this month.

Friday, January 25, 2019

The ancient remains of two people have finally been laid to rest on Nootka Island, following an internment practice undertaken by the Nuu-chah-nulth a millennium ago.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Navigating through B.C.’s understaffed and complex health system is a challenge for anyone, but can be particularly daunting for Vancouver Island’s First Nations people, says a nurse tasked with assisting...

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