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B.C. fish harvesters receive long-awaited details on pandemic benefits

Applications to the $470-million federal assistance programs will open Aug. 24

COVID- 19: Ucluelet encourages visitors and residents to mask up

“Put your ego aside, this is what needs to be done,” said Ucluelet mayor Mayco Noel.

Frustration grows in Ucluelet as locked gate puts school garden in peril

“You walk by there and it’s just dead. Everything’s dry and yelling for water,” Liisa Nielsen said.

Ucluelet fire crew extinguishes residential blaze

Ucluelet’s fire chief is praising his crew for making short work of a residential blaze on Tuesday.

DFO reports unusually high whale mortalities in 2020

“It’s so important to have all these eyes and ears in the community reporting these deaths.”

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Tofino housing project criticized at public hearing

Town’s council hosts first public hearing since start of COVID-19 pandemic.

Multiple sailing waits expected on ferries on B.C. Day long weekend

BC Ferries suggests reservations, travelling at night, taking alternate routes

Ucluelet graduate earns $40,000 Pacific Rim Foundation scholarship for post-secondary education

“I like working with everyone and building bonds through the community.”

Invasive green crabs spark massive trapping project near Tofino

Coastal Restoration Society monitoring populations in Clayoquot Sound and Sooke Basin

‘Clearly not breathing’: Bystanders recount giving CPR to woman who drowned in Matheson Lake

Greater Victoria resident jumped into ‘superhero mode’ when she saw the scene

Environmental group unswayed by salmon farmer’s semi-closed containment plan near Tofino

Cermaq Canada’s open-net pen Millar Channel farm site will be replaced with a semi-closed system

Frustrations swirl in Tofino as cost to build sewage treatment facility skyrockets

Tofino had budgeted $55 million to build wastewater treatment project.

West Coast Landfill hours reduced

Saturday dump runs have been axed from local to-do lists.

Tofino Legion will stay closed through summer

“Whether it’s bingo or dart league, a lot of them are of an older population.

West Coast Trail to remain closed to overnight camping for rest of the year

Broken Islands and Long Beach Unit of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve also off limits