Community

IGA gives back to North Island food banks

IGA and Georgia Main Food Group donated the gift cards to the two North Island food banks.

Emergency Services parade hits the streets in Port McNeill

Hot dogs, hot chocolate and cookies were given out at IGA.

  • Dec 16, 2019

Toy Store in McNeill helps out families in need affected by loggers strike

“I know a lot of people who are proud and it is hard for them to accept some help.”

  • Dec 16, 2019
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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

Help ‘Stuff the Goose’ at the Port Hardy Airport

The fundraiser ends on Dec. 18 so that the food bank can process all the donations before Christmas.

Voices for the Salish Sea: catchy rhythms and a little confusion

The show was brought to us by the amalgamation of two bands: Tiller’s Folly and The Wilds.

  • Dec 9, 2019

Holberg and Port Hardy loggers on strike get space at North Island Mall

Genoe wanted to say a big thank you to Dirom for allowing them to use the space.

‘Cram the Cruiser’ fundraiser returns to Port McNeill

Cram The Cruiser has traditionally been the single largest fundraiser for the local food bank.

  • Dec 8, 2019

Gate House Theatre presents: A Suessified Christmas Carol

The play was an entertaining, amusing and engaging blend of the rhyme based story telling.

  • Dec 6, 2019

Port Hardy Rotary Club donates $8,077 to the Gazette Christmas Hamper Fund

The hamper fund raises food and donations for many communities in the North Island.

North Island College celebrates expansion of Aboriginal Scholars program

North Island College is marking a successful first term of a newly…

  • Dec 5, 2019

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Forced out for being gay, Mountie’s legacy ‘not the end of his story’

Journal project of Surrey RCMP Cpl. Elenore Sturko aims to commemorate her great uncle’s service

Port McNeill’s annual Christmas Craft Fair

With upwards of 600 people attending this one-day sale, business was brisk.

  • Dec 4, 2019

Getting their child back from a ‘deep hole’

After Makena suffered 100 seizures, surgery became a ‘high point’ for these parents

  • Dec 2, 2019

Changing the outcome through philanthropy

Donor support plays a vital role when it comes to cancer breakthroughs

  • Dec 2, 2019

Aaron Frost earns Most Valuable Player in Forestry award

“Throughout his life, Aaron has been devoted to safety both in work and life”

Bradshaw’s Photo Highlight: Rupert Arm estuary

“I managed no images of trumpeter swans Tuesday but did get several kingfisher and hawk photos”

  • Nov 29, 2019

Christmas Tree Light Up brings joy to community struggling with loggers strike

“It is times like this when community events are the most necessary”

  • Nov 29, 2019

Vancouver Island bakery cooks up Coast Salish inspired gingerbread house

Geoff Cram creates gingerbread displays every year, this time he wanted to do something Canadian