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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Various cultural revivals of First Nations traditions are taking place right across Canada now. Part of this movement within Nuu-chah-nulth communities is teaching youth about sexual and reproductive health...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hands-on instruction on the safe use of Naloxone to treat overdose emergencies is making its way across the west coast of Vancouver Island this spring, beginning with a free public event that was held at...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cermaq has ceased selling salmon from some of its farms in Clayoquot Sound after half of the company’s aquaculture sites in the region have indicated elevated levels of sea lice.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Approximately 100 Nuu-chah-nulth women of all ages are wrapping up three days of camaraderie and pampering at the Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Camp just north of Nanaimo.

Friday, May 11, 2018

With record snowpacks and record high temperatures on the way, much of central and southern B.C. is braced for potentially catastrophic flooding - but the picture is much less threatening for Nuu-chah-nulth...

Friday, May 11, 2018

On Friday morning the Tseshaht handed out sea urchins and sea cucumbers to its members outside of Maht Mahs on the First Nation's reserve. The seafood was distributed by the Tseshaht's fisheries department...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The people of Kyuquot shouldn’t have to experience any horrific medical evacuations in the near future, thanks to some recent actions by the provincial government.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Legislation is being considered in Victoria that would change the name of a provincial park at the northern edge of Nuu-chah-nulth territories, and add land to another on the southern edge of Vancouver...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Elementary students from across Vancouver Island came to Port Alberni’s Echo Centre on Friday, May 4 to recognize their local heritage.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Last fall Joshua Ogden decided to start a soccer program for youth in his remote northern British Columbia village of Kyuquot.

And now about a dozen of those young players are gearing up to go to the...

Friday, May 4, 2018

Today the Huu-ay-aht First Nations’ development of a micro-hydro project in its territory took a step closer to realization with a financial boost from the provincial government of nearly half a million...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hupacasath First Nation hosted an opiod crisis workshop at their House of Gathering on May 2, with the goal of setting up a proactive response to the growing menace.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Tla-o-qui-aht fisherman who has seen generations of change on the water is responding to a recent court judgement with cautionary words.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Whether we’re working, relaxing at home or sleeping, a reality of modern life is the continual dependence on electricity.

Monday, April 30, 2018

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth teenage hockey players will be heading to Nova Scotia this May to vie for national championships.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Over a dozen women’s and men’s ball hockey teams from across Vancouver Island took to the hardwood in Maht Mahs this weekend for the Annual Cancer Awareness Hockey Tournament.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Gary Martin, 21, of Tla-o-qui-aht said “the toughest job I ever had was carving a dugout canoe, everything has to be exact.”

Friday, April 27, 2018

Tseshaht members took part in an intensive five-day first responder course in the Tseshaht Hall from April 23 through 27.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The country’s fishing authority will be reviewing how it handles the recreational fishery, after a B.C. Supreme Court ruling determined that Canada had infringed upon the fishing rights of five Nuu-chah-...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Grace Frank encounters the effects of British Columbia’s opiod crisis every day as she tries to help family members in the grip of drug addiction, including her 33-year-old son.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Drivers on their way to Tofino and Ucluelet can expect intermittent road closures in the 1.6-kilometre Kennedy Hill zone beginning on May 7.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Despite comprising less than 10 per cent of children in British Columbia, Indigenous youngsters make up 63 per cent of those in ministry-mandated foster care – a systemic overrepresentation that has...

Monday, April 23, 2018

The central region Nuu-chah-nulth tribes can expect to see a variety of cultural and environmental benefits from the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust’s new Vital Grant program.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Two classes of Tseshaht First Nation students learned how to operate high-tech forestry equipment on simulators provided by Vancouver Island University on April 20.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The people of Kyuquot are asking why the BC Ambulance Service refused to perform an air evacuation on Sunday evening, after a young resident fell critically ill with appendicitis.

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