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Friday, June 16, 2017

Along with other paddlers from the Ditidaht Community School, 11-year-old Mazzari Tate begins his day on the water.

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Royal British Columbia Museum has opened a new exhibit that celebrates B.C. families over time. The Family: Bonds & Belonging exhibit opened Friday, June 2. It features British Columbians...

Friday, June 16, 2017

High school students at Maaqtusiis School hosted a community feast May 31 at the school gym. It was a celebration that they had started working on at the beginning of the school year, when they prepared...

Friday, June 16, 2017

A tanker hauling aviation fuel tipped over on the Tofino highway near Hydro Hill and Kennedy Lake on Thursday, June 15. The accident occurred about 3:00 p.m., stranding commuters on both sides.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

In an effort to cut down on disruptive, all-night parties to the site where Clayoquot Arm and Kennedy Lake meet, vehicle access to the Chuu’is camp area has been blocked.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Hupacasath First Nation is inviting the public to celebrate National Aboriginal Day, Wednesday June 21, by taking part in the Sunset Market Season Kickoff. After one season at Clutesi Haven, the Market now...

Monday, June 12, 2017

He landed his dream job as a kayak guide only one day after celebrating his graduation from the 2017 Hooksum Outdoor Leadership Training Program.

Friday, June 9, 2017

A full library of 4000 books, shelves and tables arrived by barge to Ahousaht on June 7. The complete library is a gift to Maaqtusiis Secondary School from the Write to Read Project; a charitable foundation...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The tiny town that was declared to have the best tap water in British Columbia saw their taps run dry, at least temporarily. The British Columbia Water & Waste Association named Zeballos, B.C. as the...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Fire restrictions are returning to Vancouver Island this spring, with a ban on larger open fires coming into effect Wednesday, June 7.

Monday, June 5, 2017

A newborn lies on a blanket, surrounded by a dozen and a half kindergarten students.

Friday, June 2, 2017

First Nations will be playing a larger role in B.C.’s future developments, says the newly elected NDP representative for the region covering most Nuu-chah-nulth territories.

Friday, June 2, 2017

The fire that damaged the second floor of the Hupacasath Hall on River Road May 26 started in sawdust on the floor ignited by high temperatures recorded in the Alberni Valley that day.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

More support is needed to break an escalating cycle of removing Huu-ay-aht children from their families, according to an independent panel’s report on foster care that was released Thursday.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Smoke and flames poured out of the upper floor windows of Old Hupacasath Hall on River Road on the afternoon of May 26, closing River Road down as firefighters fought to save the two-storey log building.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dozens of Alberni Valley school children visited the Tseshaht Longhouse May 30 for a chance to experience Nuu-chah-nulth culture through their indigenous studies program.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

British Columbia’s NDP and Green Party are poised to control the legislature with an agreement signed Tuesday - and with this partnership bring a host of commitments to improve the lives of Nuu-chah-nulth-...

Monday, May 29, 2017

Tourist traffic is ramping up on the West Coast Trail, and the creation of a third entrance to the historic hiking path has provided a welcome economic boost for Ditidaht First Nation.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Julia Lucas grew up in Ahousaht speaking Nuu-chah-nulth at home. Now she’s transferring the language to children in Port Alberni at the Friendship Centre’s brand new daycare facility, where young ones are...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Hundreds of people gathered at Alberni District Secondary School May 18 to celebrate First Nations culture and programs the students have been involved in over the past two years.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

A mining company with interests in the territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation faced opposition Thursday at the corporation’s annual general meeting in the Vancouver area.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Right to Read program has donated a fully furnished library to Maaqtusiis High School in Ahousaht. According to school librarian, June Titian, the library books and furnishings are expected to arrive by...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

RCMP Const. Scott MacLeod was back in the classroom May 18 to teach Grades 5-6 students how to recognize and avoid cyber-crime.

Using an interactive video game the student worked through a story in...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The province’s rugby association is putting a new emphasis on getting aboriginal children into the sport, opening up an opportunity this week for youngsters in Port Alberni.

Friday, May 19, 2017

In a move to expand its control over Sarita Bay, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations has bought property from Western Forest Products with hope that the land will be part of a mult-billion-dollar LNG development...

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