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Aboriginal owned smokery benefits from new ‘micro-processing’ facility

May 14, 2021

Flurer Smokery is offering the traditional flavours of the West Coast to Port Alberni’s…

Oil containment booms protecting shoreline of Bligh Island. (Unified Command Information Site photo)
Coastal Response

Fuel recovery from sunken vessel next step in Nootka Sound spill response

May 14, 2021

A marine salvage contractor has patched a sunken freighter leaking fuel in Nootka Sound and…

This Douglas fir was discovered by the Ancient Forest Alliance in 2018, with dimensions comparable to trees listed on the BC Big Tree Registry. The alliance sent a complaint to the Forest Practices Board about logging activity in the area. (Eric Plummer photo)

Systemic errors in managing Nahmint’s old growth, says B.C. watchdog

May 13, 2021

B.C.’s forestry watchdog has released a report critical of logging practices in the Nahmint…

Crime and justice

Justice for Terrance Mack: Family and friends identify murder victim

May 12, 2021

While the RCMP and BC Coroner’s Service have not confirmed the identity of a person found…

 Chief Leah Stump of Nazko First Nation releases chinook fry into the Blackwater River, a tributary of the Fraser River, south of Prince George. (DFO photo)

Nazko, neighbours celebrate chinook release at Big Bar

May 11, 2021

A Dakelh blessing celebrated spring release of 15,300 chinook fry into the Blackwater River as…


Protests and forestry operations: Huu-ay-aht set up check point to ensure safety

May 10, 2021

In a move to prevent dangerous clashes from forestry protest activity in it’s territory, the Huu…


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