Volunteer

The CARE Network’s emergency response team helped rescue this young deer that had become caught in a
hedge in Ucluelet. (CARE photo)

Animal rescue team launched in Tofino-Ucluelet

Coastal Animal Rescue and Education Network looking for lifesaving recruits

 

When his owner had knee surgery, Kevin, 2, was able to continue to go for walks thanks to volunteers from Elder Dog Canada. (Contributed photo)

B.C. woman has nothing but praise for Elder Dog Canada

National organization has a fleet of volunteer walkers ready, but needs more clients to serve

 

Phoenix Greig and Ethan Stere collect Chum salmon eggs at Tranquil Creek in October. (Carallyn Bowes photo)

Tofino Hatchery sets sights on restoring Chum salmon stocks

“We’ve never enhanced Chum before and, to tell you the truth, I never thought I’d see this day.”

 

Brendan Morrison talks to kids at Tofino’s Wickaninnish Community School prior to 2019’s annual ball hockey game leading up to the Tofino Saltwater Classic. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Tofino honours former Vancouver Canuck Brendan Morrison with Volunteer Recognition Award

Tofino Saltwater Classic founder recognized for outstanding community service.

Brendan Morrison talks to kids at Tofino’s Wickaninnish Community School prior to 2019’s annual ball hockey game leading up to the Tofino Saltwater Classic. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Robin Knight recently participated in a Flash CleanFriday event hosted by Surfrider. (Westerly file photo)

Surfrider Pacific Rim: Flash Clean Fridays

Grab your reusable gloves, bags and buckets and join Surfrider Pacific Rim’s newest initiative.

  • Sep 17, 2020
Robin Knight recently participated in a Flash CleanFriday event hosted by Surfrider. (Westerly file photo)
The Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to a residential fire at Amphitrite Place on July 28. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet fire crew extinguishes residential blaze

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

The Ucluelet Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to a residential fire at Amphitrite Place on July 28. (Andrew Bailey photo)
Mary Kimoto holds her Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers at a ceremony on Oct. 22 in Ucluelet’s George Fraser Community Room. Kimoto was presented the award by Sgt. Steve Mancini and Mayor Mayco Noël in front of a packed house. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Japanese Canadian Mary Kimoto receives Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

“I love you all and I love Ucluelet. Thank you so much.”

Mary Kimoto holds her Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers at a ceremony on Oct. 22 in Ucluelet’s George Fraser Community Room. Kimoto was presented the award by Sgt. Steve Mancini and Mayor Mayco Noël in front of a packed house. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Cleaning trash off local beaches is just one of many ways Art Skoda helps his community shine brighter. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

Art Skoda earns Ucluelet’s top volunteer honour

“If people need him, he’ll be there.”

Cleaning trash off local beaches is just one of many ways Art Skoda helps his community shine brighter. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)