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Cameron Bluffs wildfire

Cameron Bluffs wildfire changed soil conditions, says ministry after Christmas closure  

January 9, 2024

On Dec. 25 Highway 4 saw its first highly anticipated unexpected closure when rocks and debris…

Discrimination in health care

Family accuses West Coast General of negligence before elder’s passing in hospital

November 7, 2023

Island Health is apologizing to a Hesquiaht family for an elder’s treatment at West Coast…

Kennedy Hill highway construction

13 years later, Tofino ambulance attendants remembered at Kennedy Lake memorial stone

October 23, 2023

It’s been 13 years since two veteran Tofino paramedics lost their lives when the ambulance they…

Bamfield Road

Heavy rains cause sliding debris and floods on Bamfield Main, bringing temporary delays

October 18, 2023

Heavy rains coupled with high tides are wreaking havoc on industrial roads leading to Bamfield…

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…

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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