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Cost of living drops for families in Tofino and Ucluelet

Clayoquot Biosphere Trust releases Living Wage calculation.

Vancouver Island Economic Summit panel to address gender equity

Last month the Canadian government proposed amendments to regulations under the federal…

  • Sep 25, 2019

Tofino health food store Green Soul Organics shuts down

“It was more than just a job. It was a lifestyle.”

Longtime owners sell popular convenience store in Ucluelet

“I’ve been here 24 years. I grew up next door. I’ll turn 55 this year. It’s time for a change.”

Tofino douses Atleo Air heroes with support

“It’s very touching, it actually even brought a tear to my eye when I heard this was all happening.”

New campground being pitched in Tofino

Tofino’s municipal council approved a development permit during a special meeting held July 22.

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Fall opening anticipated for Ucluelet’s first microbrewery

Dennis Morgan’s plans to open Ucluelet’s first microbrewery are chugging along.

‘Wanderer’s Tree’ yields $2,000 donation for Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Event also unveils artist Mike Camp’s newest sculpture: ‘The Wolf’

Tofino officially opens new $2M visitor centre at Cox Bay

“You’ve created a facility this town can be proud of and is a great place to welcome visitors.”

Ucluelet’s Thornton Creek Hatchery to release 700,000 salmon

“The fish are oversubscribed, numbers are down, threats are more and we’ve got to take it seriously.”

Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News earns four national awards

The Westerly was announced as the recipient of four Canadian Community Newspaper Awards last week.

  • Jun 16, 2019

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Sarah Platenius hosts solo show at Tofino’s Experiential Art Gallery

“I like to collaborate with not just the art, but with the spirit of the artists.”

  • Apr 26, 2019

Vancouver Island restaurant among Canada’s most sustainable eateries

Locals in Courtenay only B.C. or small city establishment to make the top six list

Tofino’s Crystal Cove Beach Resort earns TripAdvisor’s top family destination honours

“Being the number one family resort in Canada, that is pretty special.”

Tofino Long Beach chamber of commerce AGM today

Annual general meeting on Tuesday, March 26 at the 1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort and Marina.

  • Mar 26, 2019

UPDATED: Tourism Tofino says town’s visitation generates $240 million annually

Economic impact and visitation study conducted by InterVISTAS Consulting Inc.

Mercedes-Benz test-drives groundbreaking Vancouver Island facility

Pilot run unloads cars in Nanaimo to test Western Canada’s first European vehicle processing centre

Pacific Rim Distilling bottles coastal flavour in Ucluelet

Luke Erridge earns two medals from Artisan Distillers Canada’s Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition.

Battered Port Alice pulp mill suddenly lays off remaining workers

All Neucel Specialty Cellulose employees working at the pulp mill were told to go home on Feb. 27.