Special Reports

Residential schools

Radar scanning works through rough terrain around former residential school grounds

July 15, 2022

One week of ground-scanning work has been undertaken to identify possible burial sites on…

Nuchatlaht Case

Nuchatlaht trial awaits final arguments in the fall

July 15, 2022

The trial over the Nuchatlaht’s claim of Aboriginal title to the northern part of Nootka Island…


Grieg Seafood completes land-based hatchery expansion in Gold River

July 13, 2022

The first transfer of juvenile Atlantic salmon has been made to Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.’s Gold…

Old Growth Stewardship

RCMP remove activist encampment from Ditidaht territory

June 30, 2022

Less than one week after Ditidaht Ha’wiih and elected officials served an eviction notice to an…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Dozens walk for Lisa Marie Young on 20th year of disappearance

June 27, 2022

It’s been 20 years since Tla-o-qui-aht woman Lisa Marie Young went missing from Nanaimo, and…

Discrimination in health care

Aunt fights institutional barriers to get proper care for niece

June 16, 2022

Island Health says it works to involve patients in decisions regarding their care, but a…


Province announces new funds for language and culture revitalization 

June 14, 2022

In a lead up to National Indigenous Peoples Day, the province is supporting First Nations…

Chantel Moore

Inquest calls for improvements in police de-escalation, first aid and ‘less lethal tools’

May 20, 2022

A five-member jury from a coroner’s inquest into the death of Chantel Moore is calling the…


NTC launches widespread study into COVID-19 vaccine

May 3, 2022

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has hired Dr. Roger Boyer, an Anishinabek man from Mississauga…

The Ahousaht case

Nations transition into a growing share of crab fishery

April 26, 2022

One year after a favourable court ruling, changes are underway to give Nuu-chah-nulth fishers a…

Language revitalization pole

‘It’s alive now and we can talk to it’: Pole’s name references first woman

September 23, 2021

As its eyes look east toward the rising sun this autumn, the carver behind a totem pole recently…

Mental health and COVID-19

Care home residents face loneliness as pandemic approaches 10th month

December 9, 2020

It has been nearly ten months since the province declared a state of emergency in response to…

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