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Monday, February 10, 2020

A wave of protests have spread across British Columbia since opponents to the Coastal GasLink pipeline in northern B.C. were arrested on Feb. 6 – and on Monday support for Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs was...

Monday, February 10, 2020

Researchers from the Nuu-cha-Nulth Tribal Council are collaborating with Simon Fraser University (SFU) to use “two eyed seeing” to help bolster Indigenous children’s health and wellness.

Friday, February 7, 2020

The lawyers for Candice Servatius have filed a notice of appeal, seeking a different court decision that favours a Port Alberni mother’s position against smudging and other Indigenous practices in public...

Friday, February 7, 2020

The BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is warning travelers of Highway 4, which links Port Alberni to Tofino, Ucuelet and other west coast communities, to prepare for a planned 24-hour closure...

Friday, February 7, 2020

After reviewing a recently released report from the federal Broadcasting & Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel (BTLRP), the Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) is calling for a greater Indigenous...

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Torrential rain once again forced the closure of the logging roads leading from Port Alberni to Nitinaht and Bamfield over the weekend of Jan. 31 to Feb. 2.

“We were stranded in Port Alberni since...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

A Tseshaht-led initiative to develop plans to address the opioid crisis began at Port Alberni’s Italian Hall at 4065 6th Avenue on Wednesday, Feb. 6. 

With all the comments seen on Port Alberni’s...

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Gary Allan loves wolves. He has a small pack of hybrid wolf dogs at his rural Nanaimo property that he lovingly raised from just a few weeks old. The eldest one, Tundra, travels with Allen helping to raise...

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

An international team of scientists returns to the North Pacific this winter, determined to learn more about ways in which climate change and shifting ocean conditions are contributing to collapsing salmon...

Monday, February 3, 2020

The numbers are not yet in, but people are saying that more than 300 millimetres of rain fell in some areas of Vancouver Island over the weekend, making travel treacherous - and in some cases deadly.

Monday, February 3, 2020

The largest Nuu-chah-nulth nation will once again be represented by both a women’s team and a men’s club at the province’s most prestigious Indigenous basketball tournament.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Those who run a centre for families struggling with addiction and trauma fear that a medicinal pot factory being planned across the road could sabotage their recovery process.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A controlled blast caused a rockslide larger than expected, taking out a section of road at the Kennedy Hill Construction Project. The accident occurred late at night on Wednesday, Jan. 22, closing off road...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Eight Huu-ay-aht students are the first to graduate from North Island College’s (NIC) forestry pilot project—the Coastal Forest Worker Certificate.  

Monday, January 27, 2020

“My mom spent one week shy of 10 years in Nanaimo Indian Hospital,” said Gail Peterson Gus, a Tseshaht woman that helped care for her ailing mother while still a child. 

Sunday, January 26, 2020

A Métis woman who suffered abuse as a child in a federally-run Indian hospital is heading up a class action lawsuit against the Attorney General of Canada. She is seeking compensation for abuses she both...

Friday, January 24, 2020

As part of a team that responded to the Big Bar Slide emergency last summer, Gord Sterritt saw its profound impact on fish and people.

Friday, January 24, 2020

A magnitude 4.8 rattled windows and furniture all along the west coast of Vancouver Island Friday afternoon.

Friday, January 24, 2020

As much as 95 per cent of the food Vancouver Island residents eat is shipped in from elsewhere, a supply that could run out in a matter of days if access is cut off.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Update – Jan. 24, 2020 10:00AM, from BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

PORT ALBERNI - Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill will reopen to essential travel only between noon and 8...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Major renovations are underway on the Port Alberni waterfront to convert the Port Fish plant into a regional hub for food processing and innovation.

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...

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