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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sixteen former students of Tlucha Children’s Centre and the Opitsaht preschool sang and danced in celebration of the grand opening of a new centre for young ones on May 3.

Grace George acknowledged...

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

When a problem arose in her youth, Gina Amos recalls advice from her grandmother to go sit by the water.

Monday, May 28, 2018

A hard-working young man from Kyuquot is graduating from high school this spring – the only student from the community to complete secondary studies this year. With such a small population and a low number...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Some of the largest trees in Canada are being cut west of Port Alberni as part of old-growth logging currently underway in the Nahmint Valley.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Ten students from Eighth Avenue Learning Centre recently took a three-day field trip to the west coast to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth life and culture May 9-11.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation has completed a project to stabilize the slope above Pacific Rim Highway just past the Somass River bridge. And to date, Tseshaht has been forced to absorb the full cost of the work,...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Winning a gold medal at a national championship is now the highlight of Cody Savey’s hockey career.

Friday, May 18, 2018

The First Nations Health Authority is encouraging more people to be screened for cancer, after a long-term study shows significantly lower survival rates among B.C.’s Aboriginal peoples.

Friday, May 18, 2018

In 1935 B.J. Banfill travelled to Ahousaht to work as a nurse. Thirty years later, her experiences over the year she was in the community were published in the book, With the Indians of the Pacific.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Despite posting an undefeated record in round-robin action, Maryna Macdonald and her British Columbia teammates came up a bit shy in their efforts to win a medal at this year’s National Aboriginal Hockey...

Thursday, May 17, 2018

With a warm and dry summer expected on Vancouver Island, a prohibition on open fires begins Friday, May 18, at noon.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Various cultural revivals of First Nations traditions are taking place right across Canada now. Part of this movement within Nuu-chah-nulth communities is teaching youth about sexual and reproductive health...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Hands-on instruction on the safe use of Naloxone to treat overdose emergencies is making its way across the west coast of Vancouver Island this spring, beginning with a free public event that was held at...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cermaq has ceased selling salmon from some of its farms in Clayoquot Sound after half of the company’s aquaculture sites in the region have indicated elevated levels of sea lice.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Approximately 100 Nuu-chah-nulth women of all ages are wrapping up three days of camaraderie and pampering at the Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Camp just north of Nanaimo.

Friday, May 11, 2018

With record snowpacks and record high temperatures on the way, much of central and southern B.C. is braced for potentially catastrophic flooding - but the picture is much less threatening for Nuu-chah-nulth...

Friday, May 11, 2018

On Friday morning the Tseshaht handed out sea urchins and sea cucumbers to its members outside of Maht Mahs on the First Nation's reserve. The seafood was distributed by the Tseshaht's fisheries department...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The people of Kyuquot shouldn’t have to experience any horrific medical evacuations in the near future, thanks to some recent actions by the provincial government.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Legislation is being considered in Victoria that would change the name of a provincial park at the northern edge of Nuu-chah-nulth territories, and add land to another on the southern edge of Vancouver...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Elementary students from across Vancouver Island came to Port Alberni’s Echo Centre on Friday, May 4 to recognize their local heritage.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Last fall Joshua Ogden decided to start a soccer program for youth in his remote northern British Columbia village of Kyuquot.

And now about a dozen of those young players are gearing up to go to the...

Friday, May 4, 2018

Today the Huu-ay-aht First Nations’ development of a micro-hydro project in its territory took a step closer to realization with a financial boost from the provincial government of nearly half a million...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hupacasath First Nation hosted an opiod crisis workshop at their House of Gathering on May 2, with the goal of setting up a proactive response to the growing menace.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Tla-o-qui-aht fisherman who has seen generations of change on the water is responding to a recent court judgement with cautionary words.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Whether we’re working, relaxing at home or sleeping, a reality of modern life is the continual dependence on electricity.

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