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Local secondary schools’ culture programs run strong across North Island

PHSS, NISS culture programs for Indigenous students are part of an enhancement agreement with SD85.

Vancouver Island Regional Library launches new website Nov. 30

The new Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) says its website makes accessing…

  • Nov 23, 2018

RBC gives $50,000 to support Aboriginal students at North Island College

Indigenous students at all North Island College campuses will be able to…

  • Nov 23, 2018
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Port McNeill police to hold fourth annual Cram the Cruiser

“We invite everyone to show community spirit again this holiday season,” says Port McNeill RCMP.

Adair a newcomer to Chemainus at 104 years old

Not many people her age relocate, but she also just had a knee replacement a year ago

Eke Me-Xi students dirty their hands at Harvest Food Bank’s garden

The school’s involvement in the garden is about growing community support for Harvest Food Bank.

  • Nov 19, 2018

First ski hill in B.C. opened this weekend

Sun Peaks, near Kamloops, was the first ski hill in the province to open for season

Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign needs volunteers in Port Hardy

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign is starting up on Nov. 29…

PHOTOS: Port McNeill residents remember the fallen

TYSON WHITNEY editor@northislandgazette.com

PHOTOS: Port McNeill residents remember the fallen

A huge crowd of Port McNeill residents came out on Nov. 11…

Port Hardy Baptist Church’s new building finished entirely by volunteer labour

Courtenay Baptist Church raised $19,000 for an awning at the entrance of the building.

Port Alice resident a descendant of two Aboriginal war heroes

Charlie and Henry Byce are Canada’s most decorated father and son in history.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

PHOTOS: Port Hardy remembers 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

View photos of Remembrance Day ceremony held on Nov. 11 at Port Hardy cenotaph.

Vancouver Island remembers

Important stories shared as Islanders salute those who made the greatest sacrifice

  • Nov 10, 2018

Making of a Chief: How one ‘Nakwaxda’xw man steps into his role

After his feast, Brown will step into a lower seated chief position to fulfil a role in his family.

New exhibit at the Port Hardy Museum

The workwear exhibit will run until March 2019.

Remembering Northern B.C.’s Flying Tigers

The legend of World War Two pilots Albert and Cedric Mah, as told by their daughters

B.C. church bell to toll again in memory of First World War

Public invited to help ring the bell 100 times to mark 100 years since the armistice was signed

Purple poppies to remember animals of war

An eight-year-old girl from Kamloops is selling poppies, worn to remembers animals of war

  • Nov 7, 2018