Special Reports

Children in foster care

Preliminary Hearing begins in death of 6-year-old Dontay Lucas

June 12, 2023

It’s been five years since six-year-old Dontay Lucas was found unresponsive in his home in a…


First Nations fight to keep Discovery Islands fish farms

April 20, 2023

Amid the fray of competing interests from environmentalists, advocacy groups, industry…

Offshore marine protected area

Proposed MPA regulations prohibit oil and gas development, allow some fishing

March 7, 2023

Regulations that would protect a vast undersea mountain range west of Vancouver Island are…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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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