Community

Alert Bay resident carves tribute to his community kicking COVID-19’s butt

‘Our little village crushed the curve with love and commitment’

Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail ventures online to inspire self-isolators

“Because of COVID-19, we could not do in-person naturalist programs.”

Tofino restaurateur pays landlord’s generosity forward to Hospital Foundation

Coronavirus pandemic cancels foundation’s largest annual fundraiser

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COVID-19 birthday drive-by celebrations snuffed out in Island community

Bylaw officer visit with threats of a fine mean parade trucks taken off the road

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Father’s Day Walk Run for prostate cancer will be virtual event this year throughout B.C.

The annual fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC has brought in $2.5 million since 1999

Pacific Rim Hospice Society gifting free wellness “check-ins” to all West Coast residents

“This pandemic has led to a lot of isolation and it’s helpful for anybody just to have a soundboard.”

Chris Lowther becomes Tofino’s second Poet Laureate

“It’s very encouraging and it’s motivating and that’s the greatest gift any writer can receive.”

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation

CBT creates giving portal for Tofino and Ucluelet non-profits

“Non-profits, like many other sectors, are weathering a storm right now.”

Tofino fisher delivers big donation to volunteer firefighters

“There are a lot of people without work right now.”

VIDEO: Car collectors come out in droves for drive through Fort Langley

A ‘spontaneous’ drive replaces annual May Day Parade, surprising village residents and shoppers alike

QUIZ: Exploring gardens

How much do you know about gardening and famous gardens?

Ucluelet’s food bank bursting with generosity as COVID-19 increases need

Ucluelet’s generosity is shining through the economic chaos created by the coronavirus pandemic.

Tofino-Ucluelet Surfrider Youth Club receives Wavemaker Award

“We are all motivated to keep the area clean and do what we can to preserve it.”

QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

CBT launches new small grant initiative

Grants up to $500 for ideas that bring communities together

B.C. Grade 7 students create ‘We Are Canada’ video and web page

Abbotsford project features voices from across the nation defining what it means to be Canadian

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Island Health needs photos to memorialize nurses in action

Canada marks Nursing Week May 11 to 17 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale