Special Reports

Transportation to remote communities

New bus service for Tofino and Ucluelet travelers begins January 30

January 12, 2023

Just as west coast residents began scrambling for alternative transportation after Tofino Bus…

Old Growth Stewardship

Government commits to protecting 30 per cent of B.C.’s lands by 2030

January 5, 2023

Canadian wilderness organizations are commending the B.C. government for committing to…

Rebuilding threatened salmon

DFO announces more incentives to thin out ‘unviable’ commercial fleet

December 16, 2022

With the aim of thinning out the commercial fishing fleet to lessen its strain on threatened…


‘Balance of harms approach’ to COVID-19 worked, but First Nations were left out of major decisions, says report

December 16, 2022

A review of the province’s handling of the pandemic has painted a positive picture, but the…

Discrimination in health care

Cultural Safety and Humility Standard developed to end racism in health care

December 15, 2022

First Nations leaders and the provincial government have been working to eradicate racism…


Washington bans fish farms, while DFO gives B.C. industry flexibility

December 1, 2022

With a recent executive order banning commercial fish farms in Washington State waters, British…

Kennedy Hill road improvement
Kennedy Hill highway construction

Tofino Highway - Kennedy Hill will open to two-way traffic this winter

November 22, 2022

West Coast – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced that the Kennedy Hill…

Children in foster care

‘This project is going to save lives’: Funding announced for mothers centre run by Huu-ay-aht

November 8, 2022

In an effort to keep more Indigenous children out of the foster care system, a transitional…

Bamfield Road

Huu-ay-aht sees growth in Anacla as road improvements continue on Bamfield Main

November 7, 2022

Work continues on the Bamfield Main Surfacing Project as the Huu-ay-aht community looks forward…

Offshore marine protected area

Nations and DFO come to agreement of principle for Marine Protected Area

November 7, 2022

Off the west coast of Vancouver Island is an area spanning 133, 019 square kilometers identified…

Zim Kingston container spill

Zim Kingston response was ‘deficient’, says parliamentary committee

October 17, 2022

Nearly a year after the Zim Kingston lost over 100 shipping containers at sea west of Vancouver…

Ucluelet Secondary School's Grade 10 English class, the authors of the poetry collection, circulate the exhibit viewing student projects in the multi-disciplinary display. (Alexandra Mehl photos)
Residential schools

Trauma and hope: Ucluelet Secondary exhibits poems inspired by residential school survivors

October 12, 2022

Ucluelet Secondary School (USS) began preparing for the Legacy of Hope Exhibit within days of…

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