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Samantha Smith, a graduate student at UNBC, will be working at the new research centre in Prince George. (Photo: supplied)

Universities, health authority open medical research centre in Prince George

Centre hopes to improve care for northerners

Samantha Smith, a graduate student at UNBC, will be working at the new research centre in Prince George. (Photo: supplied)
Fisheries and Oceans recommends boat-to-plate seafood traceability and labelling. (Photo: Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

Study shows 90% of Canadians worried about seafood mislabelling

Fisheries and Oceans recommends stricter seafood traceability

Fisheries and Oceans recommends boat-to-plate seafood traceability and labelling. (Photo: Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Manu Madhok will be starting as interim superintendent Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo: supplied)

Haida Gwaii School District welcomes Manu Madhok as interim superintendent

Madhok will be helping the board complete its strategic plan

Manu Madhok will be starting as interim superintendent Oct. 1, 2022. (Photo: supplied)
Billy Yovanovich and Trent Moraes presented Chris Edinger Jr. with his prizes during the annual COVID Catch in Skidegate on June 25. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Winner of Skidegate’s food gathering fest reeled in a 25.9 lb. salmon

80 fish were donated during the annual event

Billy Yovanovich and Trent Moraes presented Chris Edinger Jr. with his prizes during the annual COVID Catch in Skidegate on June 25. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Robert and Reg Davidson were recognized by the Order of Canada on June 29, 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii brothers appointed to the Order of Canada

Recognized for their artistic accomplishments and advancement of Haida culture

Robert and Reg Davidson were recognized by the Order of Canada on June 29, 2022. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Clowns celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary during the Port Clements’ parade in 2017. (Photo: Archie Stocker Sr.)

Canada Day activities in Port Clements

The parade starts at 10 a.m. on July 2

Clowns celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary during the Port Clements’ parade in 2017. (Photo: Archie Stocker Sr.)
The Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation announced the establishment of a new Marine Protected Area in their traditional territory. (Photo: Tavish Campbell/Moonfish Media)

Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation creates their own Marine Protected Area in Great Bear Rainforest

After decades of talks with governments they couldn’t wait any longer

The Kitasoo Xai’xais Nation announced the establishment of a new Marine Protected Area in their traditional territory. (Photo: Tavish Campbell/Moonfish Media)
The Haida Gwaii All-Islands Protocol Table sent BC Ferries a letter requesting additional sailings this summer. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii representatives ask BC Ferries for more sailings

They are requesting an extra sailing each week for 2 routes

The Haida Gwaii All-Islands Protocol Table sent BC Ferries a letter requesting additional sailings this summer. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay Secondary School graduate Paisley Nelson (middle) was awarded the John F. Hamilton Scholarship in June 2022. Her parents, Shelia West and Lee-Al Nelson are pictured beside her. (Photo: supplied)

Queen Charlotte graduate wins $3,500 scholarship

Paisley Nelson will be going to UNBC this fall

Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay Secondary School graduate Paisley Nelson (middle) was awarded the John F. Hamilton Scholarship in June 2022. Her parents, Shelia West and Lee-Al Nelson are pictured beside her. (Photo: supplied)
Haida Gwaii School District trustees made the unanimous decision to approve the 2022-23 budget on June 14. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii School District approves $15 k higher budget than previous year

District prioritizes current programs and services

Haida Gwaii School District trustees made the unanimous decision to approve the 2022-23 budget on June 14. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
A woman and child riding a bike during Queen Charlotte’s Hospital Day parade on June 18. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Queen Charlotte’s Hospital Day returns and raises over $13K

Funds support scholarships and new equipment

A woman and child riding a bike during Queen Charlotte’s Hospital Day parade on June 18. (Photo: Kaitlyn Bailey/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Haida artist, Jaalen Edenshaw has designed an emoji for Twitter to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples month in June.

Twitter partners with Haida artist to celebrate Indigenous History Month

Jaalen Edenshaw’s custom emoji will appear beside hashtags for the month of June

Haida artist, Jaalen Edenshaw has designed an emoji for Twitter to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples month in June.
Haida author Kung Jaadee will be part of an online event to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Month on June 22. (Photo: supplied)

Haida author shares stories in celebration of Indigneous Peoples Month

All are welcome at the virtual event June 22

Haida author Kung Jaadee will be part of an online event to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Month on June 22. (Photo: supplied)
A research team aboard the J. P. Tully departs from Sydney B.C. on a deep-sea expedition June 16. (Photo: Shelton Dupreez/Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Deep-sea expedition heads north to Haida Gwaii coast

Explore the wonder and mystery of the deep-sea firsthand through their live-stream

A research team aboard the J. P. Tully departs from Sydney B.C. on a deep-sea expedition June 16. (Photo: Shelton Dupreez/Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
DFO have announced closures and decreased daily limits on chinook salmon fishing around Canada’s North Coast. Pictured is an adult Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

DFO closes chinook salmon fishing around Prince Rupert

Daily limits decreased for Haida Gwaii

DFO have announced closures and decreased daily limits on chinook salmon fishing around Canada’s North Coast. Pictured is an adult Chinook salmon swimming in Ship Creek, Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Lax Kw’alaams is the first community to connect to internet through the Connected Coast fibre optic cable. (Flickr Image/A. Davey)

Faster, more reliable internet reaches Lax Kw’alaams

The village is the first to connect to new sub sea fibre optic cable

Lax Kw’alaams is the first community to connect to internet through the Connected Coast fibre optic cable. (Flickr Image/A. Davey)
The Village of Masset maintained a tax rate of 6.76, yet property owners will likely be paying more than they did last year due to property assessments increasing by 16 per cent. (Photo: Village of Masset Facebook)

Masset residents’ tax bills increase by 16%

Council held last year’s property tax levy of 6.76

The Village of Masset maintained a tax rate of 6.76, yet property owners will likely be paying more than they did last year due to property assessments increasing by 16 per cent. (Photo: Village of Masset Facebook)
Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP disappointed HOC rejected bill addressing opioid crisis

Decriminalization is just one piece of the puzzle, Bachrach said

Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)
Emergency vehicles along Hwy16 between Topley and Houston at the spot where a fibre optics line was damaged, resulting in a widespread internet outage June 7. (Laura Blackwell photo)

Beaver takes down tree and Northwest B.C. phone and internet service

The service outage lasted for than eight hours in B.C.’s northwest June 7

Emergency vehicles along Hwy16 between Topley and Houston at the spot where a fibre optics line was damaged, resulting in a widespread internet outage June 7. (Laura Blackwell photo)
The DFO estimates that fewer than 22,000 chinook will return to the Skeena River this year. (Photo: Yukon News/file)

DFO closes Skeena watershed to chinook salmon fishing

Fewer than 22,000 chinook salmon are expected to return, less than one-fifth of historical levels

The DFO estimates that fewer than 22,000 chinook will return to the Skeena River this year. (Photo: Yukon News/file)