Community

United Way asks for ‘local love’ for region’s most vulnerable in COVID-19 crisis

Central and northern Vancouver Island chapter campaigning for financial donations

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

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Eke Me-Xi Learning Centre's 2020 graduation ceremony
North Island Secondary School grad 2020
Port Hardy Secondary School's 2020 Grad Convocation Ceremony
Davis Henderson and Darryl Coon

Part 1: Port McNeill assessed for growth opportunities

A summation of experiences was given in an hour and a half presentation at the Gate House Theatre.

  • Mar 16, 2020

Stories from MARS: An eagle’s tale

If eagles could talk…

  • Mar 14, 2020

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Connect with your elderly neighbours during COVID-19 crisis

Check in on them, by phone or in person, to ensure their needs are being met

Port Alice youth get opportunity to learn more about the RCMP

Sea View Elementary school students were given a tour of the Port Alice RCMP Detachment.

Vancouver Island nurse looks to grace the cover of Inked magazine

‘I’m at the point in my life where I don’t care what anybody thinks anymore. I’m just going to be me.’

Island Health Code Hack 2020 pushes for solutions to Vancouver Island health issues

More than 100 ‘hackers’ come together to solve healthcare challenges

PHOTOS: Wounded Warriors BC raises over $155,000 during 2020 run

Eight-day relay race for PTSD programs falls short of $250,000 goal

North Island Gazette nominated for Newspaper Excellence for the third year in a row

“thank you to all of our advertisers and our loyal readership”

Endangered butterfly species to be reintroduced to Hornby Island

Hornby Island is about to play a major role in the saving…

  • Feb 27, 2020

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Run leaves Port Hardy on eight-day trek down island

The team’s fundraising goal this year is $250,000, which is double last year’s goal.

Port McNeill’s Barb Drennan named forest technologist of the year

“Her work with the Heiltsuk First Nation is a model for other forest professionals”

  • Feb 20, 2020

Wounded Warrior Run starts in Port Hardy Feb. 23

Campaign is aiming for $250,000 to support military members, first responders

Wounded Warrior Run 2020 meet and greet at the legion

The runners will then be leaving the next morning from Carrot Park at 7:30 a.m.

Meet one of B.C.’s instructors in CPR and first aid for dogs

Paramedic teaches Dogsafe Canine First Aid to pet owners and people who run dog businesses

BC Ferries announces new route linking Comox and Texada Island

Pilot project will run twice weekly

  • Feb 12, 2020

80,000 reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier