Special Reports

Discrimination in health care

Family accuses West Coast General of negligence before elder’s passing in hospital

November 7, 2023

Island Health is apologizing to a Hesquiaht family for an elder’s treatment at West Coast…

Opioid crisis

Finding the Red Road: A family breaks free from addiction

November 3, 2023

It started with alcohol addiction for 50-year-old Jacquie Dennis of Huu-ay-aht, and eventually…

Kennedy Hill highway construction

13 years later, Tofino ambulance attendants remembered at Kennedy Lake memorial stone

October 23, 2023

It’s been 13 years since two veteran Tofino paramedics lost their lives when the ambulance they…

Bamfield Road

Heavy rains cause sliding debris and floods on Bamfield Main, bringing temporary delays

October 18, 2023

Heavy rains coupled with high tides are wreaking havoc on industrial roads leading to Bamfield…

Cameron Bluffs wildfire

Heavier rainfall brings risk of highway closures at Cameron Lake

October 17, 2023

As Vancouver Island’s west coast sees heavier rainfall, Highway 4 could face possible road…

Residential schools

‘Youth-led reconciliation’: Ucluelet Secondary hosts third annual Truth and Reconciliation Exhibit

October 6, 2023

Ucluelet Secondary students jumped right into the school year to learn about residential schools…

Rebuilding threatened salmon

‘A part of the whole connected piece’: Rivers Day promotes the interconnection of ecosystems 

September 26, 2023

On Sunday, Sept. 24, communities all over B.C. came together to celebrate their rivers. For Port…


Tla-o-qui-aht carver designs totem pole to honour lives lost during pandemic lockdown

September 7, 2023

Tla-o-qui-aht carver Hjalmer Wenstob has completed and raised a new totem pole at Ty-Histanis to…

Nuchatlaht Case

Nuchatlaht look at prolonged court battle for Aboriginal title

August 18, 2023

Six and a half years after filing a claim to the B.C. Supreme Court, the Nuchatlaht are…


First Bachelor of Education degrees granted with Nuu-chah-nulth language specialization

June 29, 2023

A group of five Nuu-chah-nulth-aht have earned the first ever Bachelor of Education degree…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

It’s time for Lisa to be brought home, say supporters

June 25, 2023

It’s been 21 years since Lisa Marie Young went missing, precisely the age she was when she was…

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