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Friday, July 6, 2018

With the summer months here, Tofino RCMP are reminding residents and visitors about the often unpredictable ocean waves and currents.

The reminder came after a B.C. woman got caught in a current...

Friday, July 6, 2018

A man whose very existence embodied his tribe’s right to protect its traditional territory in Southwestern Vancouver Island was laid to rest in June. His-tah-too-qua, who was otherwise known as Peter...

Friday, July 6, 2018

With some of the largest trees in Canada on the chopping block in the Nahmint Valley, the provincial government is negotiating an agreement with the Tseshaht First Nation to better manage the forest land....

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Going back to school was an important decision for elders Fanny and Eric Mack, though it could not have been an easy one.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

As one of the 105 appointees to the Order of Canada this year, Marjorie White is a proactive woman. The Huu-ay-aht elder left her community in 1956 to study nursing in Vancouver.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

There was joyful excitement in the air as hundreds of Ahousaht members filled Maaqtusiis School Gym on June 21, honouring the invitation of their Ha’wiih (Chiefs) who asked them to come home for three days...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

A Hesquiaht First Nation member has won a national award for her efforts to boost Indigenous economies across Canada.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The provincial government is introducing “rigorous” new standards for the aquaculture industry as the majority of fish farms on the B.C. coast are up for license renewal in 2022, declares Minister of...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth Ha’wiih, delegates and NTC staff arrived in Ahousaht June 12 for two days of deliberations over aboriginal fisheries issues. Years of meetings with DFO to negotiate and plan for Nuu...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Three young Tla-o-qui-aht fathers vanished after an early morning boat accident near Duffin Cove, Tofino, on June 15, 2018. There were five men aboard the boat when it inexplicably overturned between Duffin...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

It has been 240 years since a pair of wooden British ships found their way to the present day Nootka Sound. One of the ships was called Resolution and sailed under the command of Captain James Cook.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Local efforts in coastal communities have been nothing short of “heroic” but are not enough to stem the tide of debris washing ashore on the west coast, said Courtney-Alberni MP Gord Johns.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hundreds of Nuu-chah-nulth families packed the Alberni Athletic Hall to celebrate the educational successes of their students. The NTC Scholarship Celebration and Graduation Ceremonies took place Saturday,...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Family and friends of Lisa Marie Young, missing from Nanaimo since 2002, will be gathering in Nanaimo June 30 for the annual walk and vigil to keep Lisa’s memory alive.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Port Alberni’s Friendship Center was filled with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in celebration of First Nation culture and identity for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Tseshaht members played host to First Nations elders from all over Vancouver Island on a hot summer afternoon at Maht Mahs gym on June 20. Elder buses began arriving at the gym shortly before noon with...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bryce Amos will soon have an opportunity to win some more hardware from a provincial competition.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The boat that held three men who have been missing since Friday has been found near Tofino, located in the same area where two survivors from the incident emerged in the early morning hours of June 15.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

A huge event - probably the largest ever in recent history - is being planned for National Aboriginal Day weekend in Ahousaht.

Monday, June 18, 2018

An “object of interest” has been discovered in the search for three men who went missing after a boat capsized near Tofino on Friday.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The remains of several individuals are coming home this summer, 80 years after they were removed from a whaling shrine in Ahousaht.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Dozens of vessels are searching the waters off of Tofino for three men, after a boat sank early in the morning.

Rescue efforts began at approximately 3 a.m. when multiple 911 calls reported an...

Thursday, June 14, 2018

More than 150 people came to the Quu’asa Picnic in the Park on Thursday, June 14, as multiple generations flocked to Port Alberni’s Harbour Quay for the annual barbeque feast.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Two boats with a rich history of serving on the Alberni Inlet will be the main event at the Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Gallery and Discovery Centre starting Saturday, June 16.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

After completion of a new water system in Tsaxana, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation plans to hold a summer celebration worthy of the occasion.

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