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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
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First Nations students earn carpentry certification
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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

Midwives celebrate 20 years in B.C.

Almost triple the number since 1998.

Tofino honours volunteer champion

“Museums do not materialize overnight.”

Island Health offers back to school nutrition tips

Hydration is also important - send them to school with a water bottle

  • Aug 28, 2018

VIDEO: Volunteers tackle invasive species in Ucluelet

“It’s a great way for people to come together and do something really good.”

Gooseneck barnacle study underway in Clayoquot Sound

Project partners DFO, T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries, and Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council.

Endangered Leatherback Turtle spotted near Tofino, Ucluelet

The rare moment was captured by Jeremy Koreski and former Vancouver Canucks defenceman Willie Mitchell

White Spot records B.C. Pirate Pak record day

Popular B.C.-Alberta event raises more than $116,000 to send kids and adults to Zajac Ranch

Reflecting Spirit offers tapestry of West Coast stories

Gallery showcases Tofino and Ucluelet artists.

  • Aug 20, 2018

Surfrider Pacific Rim sets up shop at Ecolodge in Tofino Botanical Gardens

Folks are encouraged to drop in with ideas and join the knowledge sharing hub.