Local News

Funding to help Tofino’s seniors ‘age in place’

“Seniors are a vibrant and important part of our community.”

  • Apr 17, 2019

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve issues cougar warning at Kennedy Lake

Cougar encounter reported between Tofino and Ucluelet.

Tofino expects 53% tax hike over next five years

Tofino residents are looking at a 7.4 per cent municipal property tax increase this year.

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Hands Across the Sand 2019
Honourable Lisa Beare announces changes to RMI funding in Tofino
Tribal Parks 35th anniversary celebration
Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

UPDATED: Missing Ahousaht woman found in Vancouver

Adrienne Isabel Ruth Dick was last seen at a Pink concert in Vancouver on April 6.

Police warn of drinks tampered with at Nanaimo nightclub

Two women report incident that happened this past weekend at an undisclosed establishment

Nanaimo bar getting its own stamp

Vancouver Island’s favourite dessert to be featured in ‘Sweet Canada’ series

Who wants to buy a mansion?

For $5.9M, Qualicum Beach estate that once entertained Bing Crosby and John Wayne can be yours

Vancouver Islander accused of being a drunken sailor early in the morning

Port Hardy man facing mutiple charges after police found pilot “grossly impaired” at fishboat helm

Man wanted for attempted murder arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

Jonathan Patrick Michael Thompson was arrested ‘without incident’

  • Apr 10, 2019

Police remind Vancouver Island of the rules governing off-road vehicles

ATVs and similar vehicles should be registered and need permission to use private lands

  • Apr 9, 2019

Vancouver Island’s fog zone fades into the horizon

Coastal Fire Centre abandoning practice of keeping north and west coast separate in fire bans

Tofino hopes to extinguish illegal beach fires this summer

District staff met with Tourism Tofino and the Tofino Resort Association earlier this year.

Wind warning issued across Vancouver Island

Environment Canada warns winds may rise to 70 km/hr, 90 km/hr near the water

Tofino reviews first crop of pot shop applications

“This is the most feedback in this amount of time that I’ve received on anything.”

Port Alice mail bomb case closed says Yukon RCMP

RCMP rules Leon Nepper was the only person involved in the mailing of a bomb to his brother.

Vancouver Island parents hope service dog helps stop autistic child’s self-harming

Nanaimo couple raising money for daughter through Assistance Service Dogs B.C.

Slaying dragons: getting inside the minds of climate change skeptics

Environmental psychologist explains Dragons of Inaction