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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

What is a tsunami?

A tsunami is a series of ocean waves caused by a major (above Magnitude 7.5) earthquake, usually at sea. Shock waves from the quake radiate in all directions along the seabed, and they can travel thousands of kilometres at the speed of a jet airliner....

Friday, July 3, 2015

Responding to dry conditions, the Government of B.C. has  announced a Level 4 drought rating for Vancouver Island and the Gulf  Islands, and taken the additional action of suspending angling in  streams and rivers throughout southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf  Islands due to ongoing low...

Monday, May 4, 2015

The Port Alberni RCMP has made an arrest in relation to the repeated fraudulent use of Tseshaht Chief Hugh Braker’s name in a scam aimed at raising money for those suffering the aftermath of fictitious family tragedies. Robert Bennett Peters, 49, of no fixed address is facing two charges of...

Monday, March 23, 2015

An open letter to Jim Pattison, Chairman and CEO of the Jim Pattison Group:

The Heiltsuk Nation has prohibited a commercial seine and gillnet sac roe herring fishery for Area 7 on the Central Coast from taking place in 2015.

Our Nation has attempted to relay this message on...

Sunday, March 8, 2015

From Don Hall, NTC Fisheries Program Manager:

Late last night DFO sent an email that at least two commercial seine vessels were headed to Nootka/Esperanza to look for herring to harvest.  (A fishery being planned for Barkley Sound this morning was cancelled due to poor quality fish.)...

Sunday, March 8, 2015

From Don Hall, NTC Fisheries Program Manager:

Late last night DFO sent an email that at least two commercial seine vessels were headed to Nootka/Esperanza to look for herring to harvest.  (A fishery being planned for Barkley Sound this morning was cancelled due to poor quality fish.)...

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

January, 27, 2015 ‐Overnight on January 21, 2015, thieves made off with approximately two cubic metres of shake wood from the side of Harris Creek Road, around the 46 kilometre mark on the Bamfield Main Road.

The theft was discovered when Ben Bozak’s crew showed up for work on Thursday...

Friday, January 16, 2015

The NTC would like to thank The Peak radio for inviting us to comment on the high numbers of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada, and on MP James Lunney’s recent statements. 

Ms. Foxcroft would like to clarify one of the paraphrased statements in the radio story, which may...

Thursday, January 15, 2015

January 13, 2015

Herring Industry Advisory Board,

Attention: Greg Thomas, Chair

Canadian Fishing Company

Attention: Dan Nomura, President

Herring Industry Advisory Board:

Please bring this letter to the attention of all BC Commercial Herring Fishermen....

Thursday, January 8, 2015

An open letter to the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and BC commercial herring fishermen:

In support of the Nuu‐chah‐nulth Tribal Council request dated Jan 5, 2015, the United Fisherman and Allied Workers Union – Unifor recommends to all BC commercial herring fishermen...

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