Special Reports

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…


DFO minister visits fish farms, sticking to transition plan

October 19, 2022

As uncertainty hangs over aquaculture on the B.C. coast, Canada’s fisheries minster visited…

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…

Old Growth Stewardship

Forestry MOU juggles protection of old-growth cedar with economic benefits to Pacheedaht First Nation

October 4, 2022

Pacheedaht First Nation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Teal Cedar Products Ltd.…

Nuchatlaht Case

Nuchatlaht return to court for final arguments in title case

September 27, 2022

The Nuchatlaht return to court today, for the final arguments in the first Aboriginal title case…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Dozens walk for Lisa Marie Young on 20th year of disappearance

June 27, 2022

It’s been 20 years since Tla-o-qui-aht woman Lisa Marie Young went missing from Nanaimo, and…

Discrimination in health care

Aunt fights institutional barriers to get proper care for niece

June 16, 2022

Island Health says it works to involve patients in decisions regarding their care, but a…


Province announces new funds for language and culture revitalization 

June 14, 2022

In a lead up to National Indigenous Peoples Day, the province is supporting First Nations…

Chantel Moore

Inquest calls for improvements in police de-escalation, first aid and ‘less lethal tools’

May 20, 2022

A five-member jury from a coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore is calling the…


NTC launches widespread study into COVID-19 vaccine

May 3, 2022

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has hired Dr. Roger Boyer, an Anishinabek man from Mississauga…

The Ahousaht case

Nations transition into a growing share of crab fishery

April 26, 2022

One year after a favourable court ruling, changes are underway to give Nuu-chah-nulth fishers a…

Zim Kingston container spill

Sonar scan planned this spring, as shipping containers remain missing

March 15, 2022

Over 100 shipping containers have been missing off the west coast of Vancouver Island since they…

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