• More marine safety measures needed, says Ministry of Environment

    2014-12-12

    The Ministry of the Environment says it recognizes the need for stronger preventative measures and better communication after the “near miss” with Russian cargo ship Simushir in October, which could have spelled disaster on Haida Gwaii’s west coast.

  • Masset Rollergirls program launched

    2014-12-12

    Women and girls in Masset are on a roll!
    Over 25 strapped on skates and snagged new skills during a two-day workshop, officially launching the Masset Rollergirls last weekend.
    “Our hope is to build a supportive community of women - young and ol

  • Islanders talk about violence against women

    2014-12-12

    Islanders gathered at the Islands Wellness Society in Queen Charlotte on Dec. 5, uniting in honour of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
    “Today, we were able to talk about change. We had a really nice gathering, abo

  • Midwifery service marks five years on-island

    2014-12-12

    This month marks the fifth anniversary of Haida Gwaii Midwifery and islanders are gathering in Tlell on Sun. Dec. 14 to celebrate, ask questions, and share their thoughts about the future of pregnancy and birth on-islands.
    “Midwifery on Haida Gwaii m

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  • MIEDS director addresses QC council

    2009-12-14

    Misty Islands Economic Development Society executive director made his first report to the public at the December 7th Queen Charlotte council meeting.
    He had a long list of activities and requests for funding to go over with council and he said he'