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Tofino Co-op employee Ruthie Gallic is thrilled to hand out reusable bags rather than plastic ones. (Photo - Surfrider Pacific Rim)

Surf group winning the war on plastic bags

The Tofino Co-op will no longer provide plastic bags, following in the footsteps of the Ucluelet location that already made the change earlier this year.

Tofino Co-op employee Ruthie Gallic is thrilled to hand out reusable bags rather than plastic ones. (Photo - Surfrider Pacific Rim)
DFO is investigating whether the nails sticking out of this float were put there intentionally to deter sea lions. (Tofino Photography - Photo)

Nails endangering sea lions on Ucluelet float spark DFO investigation

“In addition to being cruel and inhumane, it’s completely ineffective.”

DFO is investigating whether the nails sticking out of this float were put there intentionally to deter sea lions. (Tofino Photography - Photo)
A necropsy conducted by DFO revealed that this humpback whale, which washed up near Uclulet last week, had a broken jaw. (Photo - Kirsten Robinson)

Humpback whale washes up near Ucluelet

A necropsy performed on the large mammal revealed it had a broken jaw, which indicates significant trauma.

A necropsy conducted by DFO revealed that this humpback whale, which washed up near Uclulet last week, had a broken jaw. (Photo - Kirsten Robinson)
Jesse Bone of Filter Studios captured this image of a salmon shark while fishing for tuna with Willie Mitchell off Tofino.

VIDEO: Ex-Canuck Willie Mitchell spots rare salmon shark off Tofino

‘Fishing and eating tuna is marvellous. But it’s what you see out there.’

Jesse Bone of Filter Studios captured this image of a salmon shark while fishing for tuna with Willie Mitchell off Tofino.
Tofino RCMP praises Ahousaht First Nation’s response to plane crash

Tofino RCMP praises Ahousaht First Nation’s response to plane crash

“It creates a strong team in providing response and they’re an integral part of that team.”

Tofino RCMP praises Ahousaht First Nation’s response to plane crash
Plane crash near Tofino

Plane crash near Tofino

A light aircraft with two people on board crashed near Tofino Tuesday afternoon.

Plane crash near Tofino
VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino
Ucluelet locals Myles Morrison, Ted Eeftink and Randy Oliwa participated in the Emergency Operation Centre’s drill on Wednesday. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)

VIDEO: Tofino and Ucluelet participate in Island-wide emergency communications drill

“This is a great opportunity to showcase what we have and build on our general skills.”

Ucluelet locals Myles Morrison, Ted Eeftink and Randy Oliwa participated in the Emergency Operation Centre’s drill on Wednesday. (Photo - Andrew Bailey)