Community

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Ahousaht Fire Department always at the ready

“Under stressful situations we come out at our best.”

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Tofino honours volunteer firefighters with award

To have the community support you, say ‘Thank you,’ and recognize you, just really means an awful lot

Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade calls for new recruits

Ucluelet fire chief Ted Eeftink prepares for retirement after 25 years of service.

Q&A with Tofino’s candidates for mayor

The Westerly News asked each candidate what sets them apart.

  • Oct 9th, 2018

PHOTO GALLERY: Tour de Rock in pictures

See some of the best photographs from the 2018 Tour de Rock from across Vancouver Island

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Tofino welcomes Tour de Rock
Ucluelet cheers Tour de Rock
Tofino candidates pick up cigarette butts
Bruhwiler Kids Surf Classic

Chemainus maintains its appetite for big donations at Tour de Rock breakfast

Community groups respond to the cause and 49th Parallel’s contribution surpasses $50,000

WATCH: Tour de Rock 2018

See the incredibly compassionate and dedicated supporters of the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock

VIDEO: Tour de Rock riders party through power outage in Tofino

“Thank you so much for the warm welcome on this rainy day.”

WATCH: Rare close encounter with whale pod

Pod of southern resident orca whales breach within arms length of whale watchers

VIDEO: Surfrider Foundation invites Tofino council candidates to cigarette butt cleanup

“I am picking up butts for Surfrider so they don’t wash down the drains and get in the ocean.”

Seeing double, the trials and tribulations of twins

BIG READ: Three Vancouver Island mothers share their experiences with multiple births

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

B.C. couple plans sustainable, zero-waste life in the Shuswap

Plan includes building a tiny house before the snow flies

New principals for Maaqtusiis schools

Educators excited to join Ahousaht community.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Ucluelet honours Terry Fox

“Terry Fox is a Canadian hero. We never should forget that.”

Incredible effort by amateur pet detectives brings home lost B.C. dog

Community effort in Campbell River helps reunite Yorkshire terrier-chihuahua Jax with family

Field School program inspires future stewards in Tofino and Ucluelet

“We have to feel a connection to it, otherwise kids won’t grow up to preserve it.”

Vancouver Island elders share words of wisdom

Big Read: Seniors weigh in on what our youth are getting right — and what they might be missing