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North Island College students will explore Indigenous literature and B.C. history alongside peers from Costa Rica and Japan, thanks to a pair of upcoming virtual exchange programs starting this January. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

North Island College connects students in Canada, Costa Rica and Japan, virtually

North Island College students will explore Indigenous literature and B.C. history alongside…

North Island College students will explore Indigenous literature and B.C. history alongside peers from Costa Rica and Japan, thanks to a pair of upcoming virtual exchange programs starting this January. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Romana Pasca, North Island College’s manager of international projects, partnerships and global education, says more than $1 million in new grant funding will mean more NIC students will be able to gain international perspectives through study abroad. Photo supplied

North Island College receives more than $1 million for student study abroad

North Island College students will have access to more than $1 million…

Romana Pasca, North Island College’s manager of international projects, partnerships and global education, says more than $1 million in new grant funding will mean more NIC students will be able to gain international perspectives through study abroad. Photo supplied
PHSS girls volleyball team. (Submitted photo)

Port Hardy Secondary School girls volleyball team continues to shine

The team’s working towards the Sr. Girls A Volleyball Island Championships in Cowichan on Nov. 12-13

PHSS girls volleyball team. (Submitted photo)
North Island College in Port Hardy. (Gazette file photo)

North Island Students’ Union gives $30,000 for student bursaries

Fifty more NIC students will receive financial support for their education, thanks…

North Island College in Port Hardy. (Gazette file photo)
The maple trees planted across from Stink Creek Park on Granville Street. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

New maple trees planted across from Stink Creek Park a nice ‘welcome’ to downtown Port Hardy

Dunlop’s Home Hardware and Building Centre hosted a special ceremony on Granville…

The maple trees planted across from Stink Creek Park on Granville Street. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The Krystle Dos Santos group is playing the Civic Centre on the night of Oct. 29. (Submitted photo)

North Island Concert Society returns with a new musical act at the end of the month

Oct. 29 marks the date of the return of live professional music to the Port Hardy Civic Centre

The Krystle Dos Santos group is playing the Civic Centre on the night of Oct. 29. (Submitted photo)
U7-U9 players and coaches wrap up their two day session with Heath Dennison. (Submitted - Nicki Ranger)

North Island minor hockey clubs host Heath Dennison Power Skating Clinic

Registration for the minor hockey clinic quickly sold out

U7-U9 players and coaches wrap up their two day session with Heath Dennison. (Submitted - Nicki Ranger)
NIC is celebrating Thrive Month throughout October with a range of activities to support mental health and well-being. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

North Island College Thrive Month supports student mental health

Thrive Month is taking place at North Island College through the month…

NIC is celebrating Thrive Month throughout October with a range of activities to support mental health and well-being. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
Port Hardy Minor Hockey players are excited for the 2021-2022 season to finally start. (Nicki Ranger - submitted photo)

Port Hardy Minor Hockey storms back to the ice for new season

For the first time in years, there is a full team at every division from U7 to U18

Port Hardy Minor Hockey players are excited for the 2021-2022 season to finally start. (Nicki Ranger - submitted photo)
Line Robert. (ICET Facebook photo)

ICET Chief Executive Officer Line Robert announces her retirement

The CEO position is now open for a new leader to take the helm

Line Robert. (ICET Facebook photo)
The Mowi feed control centre in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Build it and they will feed, MOWI says

Mowi Canada West has built a feed control centre on North Vancouver Island

The Mowi feed control centre in Port Hardy. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
The cover of 'San Josef,' written by Harold Macy. (Submitted photo)

‘San Josef’ now available at bookstores throughout Vancouver Island

‘It was a labour of love that took nearly twenty years to complete’

The cover of 'San Josef,' written by Harold Macy. (Submitted photo)
The Port McNeill hospital. (North Island Gazette file photo)

Island Health issues statement on the future of health care in Port McNeill

‘It is critical to create a welcoming, supportive environment where physicians want to relocate to’

The Port McNeill hospital. (North Island Gazette file photo)
The Port Hardy Library. (© 2016 HA Photography)

Port Hardy Library is now offering expanded hours and new programs

The Port Hardy branch is extending its operating hours by 40 percent

The Port Hardy Library. (© 2016 HA Photography)
North Island NDP MLA Michele Babchuk. (Photo contributed)

MLA says skills training will help people in the North Island get back to work

‘People on the North Island are resilient’

North Island NDP MLA Michele Babchuk. (Photo contributed)
Pemberton Hills plan map with drill Holes and surface alteration. (Northisle photo)

Northisle starts exploring Red Dog, Pemberton Hills preliminary results look favourable

Northisle owns the North Island Project, which is a copper and gold porphyry deposit

Pemberton Hills plan map with drill Holes and surface alteration. (Northisle photo)
A screenshot of NDP MP Rachel Blaney in the House of Commons speaking during questions and comments period, June 28, 2018.

MP Blaney wants new agency office in North Island-Powell River

North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney is asking community members to join…

A screenshot of NDP MP Rachel Blaney in the House of Commons speaking during questions and comments period, June 28, 2018.
Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied

North Island College launches Access to Practical Nursing program

North Island College is introducing a new program to help health care…

Practical nursing student Desmond Rutherford learns about the proper care and assessment of an IV with a patient simulator in NIC’s Practical Nursing labs. Photo supplied
Port Hardy Hawks logo

Sign up now to play for the Port Hardy Hawks this season

Registration for the 2021-2022 hockey season is open July 25

Port Hardy Hawks logo
North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied

North Island College offers early childhood care and education certificate

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate students are preparing…

North Island College early childhood care and education certificate student Kelsey Kryzanowski at the Beaufort Children’s Centre at NIC’s Comox Valley campus. Photo supplied