Special Reports

Residential schools

Federal Court approves $2.8-billion residential school settlement

March 20, 2023

Federal Court has approved the terms of a $2.8-billion settlement that Canada is calling the…

Rebuilding threatened salmon

Predators are thinning out west coast herring, says research

March 13, 2023

The consumption of herring by marine mammals and fish off the west coast of Vancouver Island is…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Nuu-chah-nulth continue to be ‘100 per cent affected’ by MMIWG, says family support worker

March 9, 2023

Since 1992, women have been gathering on Valentines Day in the Downtown Eastside for the women’s…

Offshore marine protected area

Proposed MPA regulations prohibit oil and gas development, allow some fishing

March 7, 2023

Regulations that would protect a vast undersea mountain range west of Vancouver Island are…


New technology separates farmed salmon from wild stocks, as industry navigates through uncertainty

February 23, 2023

After a disappointing first trial, the second batch of fish being raised in a semi-closed system…

Transportation to remote communities

New bus service for Tofino and Ucluelet travelers begins January 30

January 12, 2023

Just as west coast residents began scrambling for alternative transportation after Tofino Bus…

Old Growth Stewardship

Government commits to protecting 30 per cent of B.C.’s lands by 2030

January 5, 2023

Canadian wilderness organizations are commending the B.C. government for committing to…


‘Balance of harms approach’ to COVID-19 worked, but First Nations were left out of major decisions, says report

December 16, 2022

A review of the province’s handling of the pandemic has painted a positive picture, but the…

Discrimination in health care

Cultural Safety and Humility Standard developed to end racism in health care

December 15, 2022

First Nations leaders and the provincial government have been working to eradicate racism…

Kennedy Hill road improvement
Kennedy Hill highway construction

Tofino Highway - Kennedy Hill will open to two-way traffic this winter

November 22, 2022

West Coast – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced that the Kennedy Hill…

Children in foster care

‘This project is going to save lives’: Funding announced for mothers centre run by Huu-ay-aht

November 8, 2022

In an effort to keep more Indigenous children out of the foster care system, a transitional…

Bamfield Road

Huu-ay-aht sees growth in Anacla as road improvements continue on Bamfield Main

November 7, 2022

Work continues on the Bamfield Main Surfacing Project as the Huu-ay-aht community looks forward…

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