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Northisle announces significant improvement in gold and copper recoveries

‘we are excited about currently underway metallurgical testing on the nearby Red Dog Deposit’

New blended data platform at Grieg fish farms help forecast oceanic events

On-site data combined with public oceanography and meteorology will be shared with stakeholders

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Harvest Food Bank receives $15,000 donation from Western Forest Products

Cash will help the food bank and its’ partners deliver services for at least three months

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

Seniors are loving cannabis on northern Vancouver Island

“I never thought in a million years I’d be selling pot to my dad.”

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

“We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors.”

Real life grizzly saga turned into children’s book

Two male grizzlies captured the imagination of illustrator Judy Hilgemann

Kingcome Inlet to remain on COVID-19 lockdown

The Dzawada’enuxw First Nation will remain in isolation as they monitor the coronavirus pandemic

Alert Bay will not increase municipal property taxes for 2020

Total rate will still increase due to regional district and provincial rate hikes

Rotary club completes trail extension in Port McNeill

Two culturally modified trees from ‘Namgis ancestors found along the path

Port McNeill’s OrcaFest cancelled, but parade still in the works

Summer festival canceled for Port McNeill due to COVID-19 concerns

  • May 4, 2020

First government licensed cannabis shop on Vancouver Island celebrates one year in business

‘I’m really happy we’re here giving the public what they want’

Fire Chefs give back to community with one free meal a day to those who are in need

Fire Chefs will offer one free meal from 3:30 until 4:30 on the days they are open to those in need.

Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

Stores dedicate early hours to seniors, health-compromised shoppers

Quality Foods offers two-hour access, Shoppers Drug Mart offers one hour

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business