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Friday, March 23, 2018

The First Nations Health Authority has sent out a warning for anyone consuming herring eggs to exercise caution, after confirming several cases of cholera from contaminated roe on the east coast of...

Friday, March 23, 2018

With hopes to improve opportunities in the Alberni Valley’s forestry industry, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations have announced an agreement with the largest logging company on the B.C. coast.

Friday, March 23, 2018

As Tla-o-qi-aht communities struggle with the outbreak of a deadly canine virus, the director of an animal rescue network is advising dog owners to keep their animals from roaming.   

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Over 2,000 residents in Ucluelet and the Ucluelet First Nation are without power this afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a hydro pole early in the morning near the Highway 4 junction.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Near Ahousaht’s coast lies Sea Otter Rock, a fixation in the First Nation’s territory that serves as a reminder for the active mammal not to overreach its place in the surrounding ecosystem.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

With the goal of helping its communities find “culturally appropriate interventions” that improve health, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is proposing a large-scale research project to the Government of...

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dwayne Martin and Chris Seitcher of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation initiated a men’s group four months ago. Chris and Dwayne saw the need to provide guidance and support to other men in the community.

Monday, March 19, 2018

As suicide continues to affect Nuu-chah-nulth communities, the First Nations Health Authority is looking towards youth for a solution.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation hosted its biennial Baby Welcoming on March 17, split between Maht Mahs and the adjacent Longhouse.

Moms (or grandmas or aunties) were invited to bring their babies for an...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Two months after her birth and the subsequent ministry-ordered separation, a mother and infant will be reunited.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

As it watches the number of children in foster care grow, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations has declared “a public health emergency” in a statement released March 8.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tragedy struck a Port Alberni family on Tuesday, March 13 with the sudden passing of six-year-old boy.

The B.C. Coroners Service is “in the very early stages of investigating” the death as it...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Despite winning just one of their final four games of the season, the Gold River Cougars were able to make a bit of history.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Students from John Howitt Elementary took part in a spirited lahal tournament with their counterparts from Nanoose Bay, as part of a cultural exchange at the Tseshaht Longhouse on March 9.

Friday, March 9, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council Career Fair spread out over two days for 2018, with a series of workshops at ADSS on March 7, followed by an opportunity to check out more than 40 employers at the Alberni...

Friday, March 9, 2018

Lineups began this morning by Maht Mahs for the distribution of halibut from Tseshaht and Hupacasath fisheries. Tseshaht members received their food fish just after 10 a.m., followed by Hupacasath members...

Friday, March 9, 2018

Lillian Howard, a member of the Mowachaht-Muchalaht First Nation, is being honored by the City of Vancouver with this year’s Civic Volunteer Award.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Southern Resident Killer Whale population has been listed as endangered under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) and by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) since the...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih heard more details about a federal bill that would bring changes to the Canadian Fisheries Act on Feb. 16.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Fish farm operators are confident that a recent decision in Washington state to ban the raising of Atlantic salmon will not affect the industry in British Columbia, according to the B.C. Salmon Farmers...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih gathered at Tin Wis on Feb. 15 and 16 to talk about fisheries access and conservation, along with a host of other fisheries-related topics.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The University of Victoria is working in conjunction with First Nations communities in a way that no other university in the world has done yet. UVic recently announced the implementation of an Indigenous...

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation (TFN) community and Human Services staff are busy planning for a Health Forum for March 5-7, 2018.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Huu-ay-aht First Nations are looking to generate wealth from an expected shortage of the world’s supply of liquefied natural gas by the middle of the next decade.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

A group of about twelve protesters gathered outside the Italian Hall where the Port Alberni Chamber of Commerce was scheduled to hear updates from Steelhead LNG and Huu-ay-aht First Nation.

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