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Tofino to ban plastic bags, set minimum charge for paper and reusable bags

Town says minimum pricing aims to avoid excessive rebound to paper and reusable bags

The Port Alice Legion adapts to economic challenges

Legion president, Warren Beatty, intends “to keep the legion active”

  • Mar 10, 2019

Port Hardy Rotary donates five thousand dollars to Hardy Bay Senior Citizen’s Society

The money went to renovating and updating the senior’s bathroom facilities at their building.

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Friendly Feud delights crowd, raises money for a good cause

Prizes of gift cards and cash were sponsored by local businesses.

Stolen hamburger returned to B.C. restaurant with side of shame

Misunderstanding leads to removal of sizable ornamental sandwich

Money Mart donates over three thousand dollars to Harvest Food Bank in Port Hardy

Harvest Food Bank Manager Andy Cornell was ecstatic to receive the cheque.

B.C. First Nations youth ready to sing during International Women’s Day

Group requested to peform their song ‘Worthy’ during New Westminster event

PRESS RELEASE: It’s possible to reverse your diabetes

“Really, it’s quite simple, the things I had to do. It wasn’t hardship at all.”

Little Picasso’s create artwork in Port Alice

Children ranging in age from three to 12 participated in art workshops offered in Port Alice.

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Sun sets over North Island’s Beaver Lake

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Grieg Seafood awarded for employee wellness initiatives at BC Agri-Food Industry Gala

Grieg Seafood BC’s employee wellness initiatives were recognized at the BC Agri-Food…

Unplowed Roads parody song destined to be a classic

Move over Weird Al, Island elementary students on the same level

Lost a ring? This B.C. man will find it for you

Chris Turner founded The Ring Finders, an international directory of metal detector hobbyists

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Dog goes for a boat ride on Victoria Lake

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Port McNeill RCMP to hold Sarah Beckett Memorial Run on April 13 at the rotary trail

RCMP Cst. Marcus Croy is taking a leadership role in organizing a local memorial run/walk.

Friendly Feud game show comes to the Port Hardy Civic Centre

Friendly Feud will be a licensed 19+ event held on March 2nd at the Port Hardy Civic Centre.

  • Feb 11, 2019

Wounded Warrior Run meet and greet at Royal Canadian Legion in Port Hardy

Join the Wounded Warrior Run BC team at the Royal Canadian Legion in Port Hardy on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Legendary hockey tournament ‘Oscar Hickes’ will be back in Port Alice at the Doug Bondue Arena for its 40th anniversary

The Port Alice Arena Society fund-raised enough money to open the Doug Bondue Arena for the weekend.

Blind B.C. artist uses fingers for creative vision

Shuswap art studio helps people with special needs express themselves