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From the archives of the Haida Gwaii Observer

50 YEARS AGO (1970): Canada Kelp, a multi-million dollar corporation, whose kelp…

  • Aug 30, 2020

COVID-19 community outbreak on Haida Gwaii declared over

There have been no new cases of the virus since Aug. 6 on the islands

Wash. state scientists remove 98 'murder hornets'
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Trudeau says family won't trick or treat this year
Pandemic harder to manage in the social media era: Tam

Haida Nation webinar focuses on how to move forward after COVID outbreak

Guests included Dr. Tracy Morgan, Dr. Jong Kim, Dr. Gordon Horner, community health nurse Nina Wynne

Black bear killed after climbing into Tow Hill cabin

Conservation Office urging islanders to report negative bear interactions

Solar energy array proposed for Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre

Proposal for community-owned solar panels could reduce diesel fuel use by 30,000 liters per year

From the archives of the Haida Gwaii Observer

50 YEARS AGO (1970): A car owned by Mrs. Jeanne Karlson of…

  • Aug 23, 2020

New program will connect Haida Gwaii locals with on-island contract opportunities

Community and Economic Supports Team administering program to get people back to work amid COVID-19

North Coast First Nations call for B.C. border crackdown amidst increased tourism

Request from seven Tsimshian elected leaders comes as sport fishing sector races to recover season

Haida Gwaii hits zero active COVID-19 cases

Old Massett emergency operations centre made the announcement on Aug. 20

Telkwa Rangers wildfire unit deployed to 1,400-hectare blaze near Penticton

Terrace Firebirds also being sent to fight fire in the southeast

Morice Forest Service Road arson suspects identified

Structure, material destroyed in fire from the weekend, Gidimt’en Clan calls it a ‘hate crime’

New B.C. political party ‘further left than the NDP, greener than the Greens’

Skeena and Bulkley Valley EcoSocialist Party organizer Edward Quinlan explains the party’s philosophy

‘When it gets pulled there’s nothing left’: Haida Gwaii losing Xplornet

Discontinuation of satellite service leaving dozens of residents across Haida Gwaii with no options

Former Nisga’a Nation leader passes away

Joseph Gosnell was instrumental in negotiating landmark 2000 self-governing treaty

Province announces $2M in arts and culture funding under BC Arts Council

The program will go toward renovating arts and cultural spaces in BC and to buy special equipment

Voluntary shipping protection zone trial for Haida Gwaii to start in fall

Vessels weighing 500 tonnes or more asked to observe minimum distance of 50 miles from west coast