Special Reports

Residential schools

Residential school testimonies to be destroyed

December 17, 2021

Reconciliation with First Nations was addressed in the opening lines of the Speech from the…

Old Growth Stewardship

Huu-ay-aht sets own forestry plan amid provincial old-growth deferrals

December 3, 2021

The Huu-ay-aht have tentatively agreed to protect the old growth recently identified by a…

Discrimination in health care

Province needs to “re-double” its efforts to address discrimination in health care, says investigator

December 3, 2021

It’s been more than a year since a report made 24 recommendations addressing Indigenous-specific…

Grace George helps Grade 3-4 students with their art projects at the Wickaninnish Community School, in Tofino, on November 22, 2021.

Interweaving Nuu-chah-nulth culture into a school curriculum

November 26, 2021

During art class at the Wickaninnish Community School in Tofino, Dominic Hansen eagerly…

Tseshaht boats fish on the Somass River in September. The Tseshaht and Hupacasath First Nations harvested from the river this year according to an economic opportunity agreement with DFO, which totalled 32,248 chinook salmon by the end of the season. (Eric Plummer photo)
The Ahousaht case

Nations reach out to new fisheries minister, stating DFO needs more than science

November 23, 2021

Canada’s newly appointed fisheries minister has inherited a formidable task on the west coast of…

Chantel Moore

No wrongdoing found: Officer who fatally shot Chantel Moore walks

November 19, 2021

“We are a fair and independent civilian police oversight body,” reads the greeting page of the…


Eight-year-old first elementary student to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Neah Bay

November 10, 2021

He hasn’t been inside a classroom since March 2020, but that is about to change since eight-year…


New land-based fish farm proposed in Gold River

September 27, 2021

A new land-based steelhead fish farm is being proposed in Gold River at the site of a former…

Language revitalization pole

‘It’s alive now and we can talk to it’: Pole’s name references first woman

September 23, 2021

As its eyes look east toward the rising sun this autumn, the carver behind a totem pole recently…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

‘Bring peace to Lisa’: Police continue with investigation using new techniques

June 26, 2021

Although Lisa Marie Young went missing 19 years ago, Nanaimo police have encountered new…

Mental health and COVID-19

Care home residents face loneliness as pandemic approaches 10th month

December 9, 2020

It has been nearly ten months since the province declared a state of emergency in response to…

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