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Special Reports

Nuchatlaht Case

Trial continues to define Nuchatlaht’s title over territory

March 18, 2024

How is a nation’s territory defined? How are borders determined, with consideration to who…

Old Growth Stewardship

Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht to establish conservancies in old-growth forest areas

March 15, 2024

The leadership of Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations have reached tentative land use…

Residential schools

Ahousaht to release findings from investigations into two former residential school sites

March 13, 2024

After nearly three years of planning and preparation, Ahousaht will soon release the results of…


All of B.C.’s fish farm licences expire June 30

March 7, 2024

With the 2025 deadline approaching for a transition plan from the standard ocean net pens, the…

Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

‘Because she’s Indigenous’: Thousands gather in Downtown Eastside for the missing and murdered 

February 15, 2024

For over three decades, Valentine’s Day in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) marks the commemoration…


Urban Indigenous language programing takes a hit as federal funding is denied

February 7, 2024

Changes to federal funding distribution for language revitalization programs has raised concern…

 A fish is caught on a line during a sports fishing opening in the Alberni Inlet. (Carolyn Jasken photo)
Rebuilding threatened salmon

Projects examine how rec fishery is affecting salmon

January 10, 2024

This year intensive projects are underway off Vancouver Island’s coast to take a closer look at…

Cameron Bluffs wildfire

Cameron Bluffs wildfire changed soil conditions, says ministry after Christmas closure  

January 9, 2024

On Dec. 25 Highway 4 saw its first highly anticipated unexpected closure when rocks and debris…

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…

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