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Tofino’s first cannabis dispensary opens

“I don’t know where it’s going, but happy how it’s gone so far.”

Tofino company gets B.C.’s first ride-hailing licence

Green Coast Ventures approved to operate in Lower Mainland, Whistler and parts of Vancouver Island

Tofino shops set to sparkle during weekend’s Jingle Into Christmas celebration

“It’s like a family reunion. It’s nice to see the locals’ faces.”

Midnight Madness shopping celebration arrives in Ucluelet

“Midnight Madness to me is so awesome because it’s locals supporting locals.”

Tofino and Ucluelet open zero-waste refill stations

“We wanted to have a thoughtful impact on the community.”

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Hotel Zed coming to Tofino

Vancouver Island community gets its first female hotelier

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

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  • 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.

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