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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

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Santa visits Ucluelet
What would you do if you missed out on $1-million dollars?
Canadian Tire replaces stolen toys for Salvation Army
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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 19, 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

Nominations open for Vancouver Island family business awards

Family Business Association Vancouver Island accepting nominations until Oct. 12

Ahousaht parents welcome new baby boy at Tofino General Hospital

Eric Vincent Ernest Russell was born on Aug. 29, 2018 at a precious five pounds, four ounces.

  • Sep 6, 2018

10 B.C. cities to pilot new program against childhood obesity

Healthy Family Living program being tested in 10 communities, including Chilliwack

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations totem pole honours chiefs

Historical pole raising ceremony will be held Friday, Sept. 7 at Tofino’s Anchor Park.

‘Paws’ this weekend and fight animal cruelty in B.C.

The BC SPCA is centralizing its Paws for a Cause event to just six community events in B.C.

Message in a bottle thrills Tofino beach walker

“I’ve been finding treasures every single day this week, but this tops it off.”

Wrap up your summer on one of Vancouver Island’s best beaches

Big read: Fourteen picture-perfect places to catch a few rays this long weekend

VIDEO: Humpbacks breach so close man can smell whale

B.C. man could have reached out and touched ‘playful’ whales

Island Health offers back to school tips to combat anxiety and stress

Students return to school after Labour Day

  • Aug 29, 2018