News

Monday, June 25, 2018

Family and friends of Lisa Marie Young, missing from Nanaimo since 2002, will be gathering in Nanaimo June 30 for the annual walk and vigil to keep Lisa’s memory alive.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Port Alberni’s Friendship Center was filled with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in celebration of First Nation culture and identity for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Tseshaht members played host to First Nations elders from all over Vancouver Island on a hot summer afternoon at Maht Mahs gym on June 20. Elder buses began arriving at the gym shortly before noon with...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bryce Amos will soon have an opportunity to win some more hardware from a provincial competition.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The boat that held three men who have been missing since Friday has been found near Tofino, located in the same area where two survivors from the incident emerged in the early morning hours of June 15.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

A huge event - probably the largest ever in recent history - is being planned for National Aboriginal Day weekend in Ahousaht.

Monday, June 18, 2018

An “object of interest” has been discovered in the search for three men who went missing after a boat capsized near Tofino on Friday.

Monday, June 18, 2018

The remains of several individuals are coming home this summer, 80 years after they were removed from a whaling shrine in Ahousaht.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Dozens of vessels are searching the waters off of Tofino for three men, after a boat sank early in the morning.

Rescue efforts began at approximately 3 a.m. when multiple 911 calls reported an...

Thursday, June 14, 2018

More than 150 people came to the Quu’asa Picnic in the Park on Thursday, June 14, as multiple generations flocked to Port Alberni’s Harbour Quay for the annual barbeque feast.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Two boats with a rich history of serving on the Alberni Inlet will be the main event at the Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Gallery and Discovery Centre starting Saturday, June 16.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

After completion of a new water system in Tsaxana, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation plans to hold a summer celebration worthy of the occasion.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has been granted a six-month extension, giving commissioners until the end of the year to hear from families.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Grade 8 students from Alberni District Secondary School were welcomed to the Tseshaht Longhouse this week to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth worldview through story and song.

Monday, June 11, 2018

A local well-known octogenarian clergyman turned author is excited to announce the release of his new book.

Monday, June 11, 2018

The public once again has the opportunity to tour the only known remaining complete traditional First Nations village on the southern B.C. West Coast this summer.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Ehattesaht/Chinehkint First Nation is better equipped to take advantage of expanded commercial fishing rights with the purchase of Mid Island Ice and Packing plant in Zeballos.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Five Nuu-chah-nulth nations are among the latest recipients announced to receive support from Canada’s Coastal Restoration Fund, a national initiative established a year ago to improve aquatic habitat along...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Vancouver Island University is happy to announce they have Canada’s Research Chair in Shellfish Health and Genomics working with them now. Dr.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Early on a Tuesday morning in Ahousaht’s Maaqtusiis School Lil Webster was busy fielding questions. Conversation was hard to sustain with the Native Language teacher, as she coordinated the final details...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Doreen Little is feeling the effects of a traffic violation a decade after the charges were laid when she represented herself in court.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Staff and clients at Port Alberni’s Teechuktl Mental Health office made a strange discovery today when someone came in with what appears to be an urn containing cremated remains.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Logan Wilson was eagerly anticipating his first journey to baseball-mad Cuba. But the Gold River teen, a member of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, got much more than he bargained for during his recent...

Friday, June 1, 2018

There is a small corner of nearly pristine forest just south of Nanaimo that is home to dozens of edible wild plants blossoming under a vibrant forest canopy. Dr.

Friday, June 1, 2018

An old, windowless church that once stood in the historic village of Yuquot probably would have been forgotten about, living only in the faded memories of the elders, had it not been the subject of a...

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