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B.C. fish harvesters receive long-awaited details on pandemic benefits

Applications to the $470-million federal assistance programs will open Aug. 24

Brucejack mine fatality identified

Patrick Critch was from Newfoundland

Haida Gwaii COVID cases climb to 24 over B.C. Day long weekend

10 cases active, 14 cases now recovered; 23 people also isolating as a result of contact tracing

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Pretivm Resources reports fatality at Brucejack mine

The isolated incident occurred last Friday, and the employee passed away on Sunday in hospital

Two Kwuna sailings cancelled on B.C. Day

BC Ferries making schedule adjustments on Aug. 3 to facilitate charter flight

From the archives of the Haida Gwaii Observer

50 YEARS AGO (1970): The Seismology Division of the Department of Energy,…

  • Aug 2, 2020

Fishing lodge ‘shocked’ by B.C. ban on non-resident travel to Haida Gwaii

West Coast Fishing Club ‘shocked and stunned’ by travel restriction put in place July 30

COVID-19: No new cases on Haida Gwaii in past 24 hours

Old Massett invites residents to take part in ‘Elders Compassion Contest’

Safety board says poor maintenance caused ship fire off Haida Gwaii

Container ship engine room fire started when cold fuel oil added into high temperature tank

New Yahgulanaas art connected to Naden Harbour conflict

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas watercolour painting partly inspired by Haida matriarchs

Northern Health reports 6 new COVID cases on Haida Gwaii; total cases at 20

13 cases considered active, self-isolating at home as of July 29; 7 cases now recovered

Haida Gwaii COVID cases may be flown to mainland: health officials

Community health nurse says ‘there were a lot of swabs’ over the weekend

RCMP investigating after Haida matriarchs say they were ‘put in danger’ by fishing lodge

Haida hereditary chiefs state Queen Charlotte Lodge ‘has lost its welcome on Haida Gwaii’

COVID-19 outbreak on Haida Gwaii grows to 14 confirmed cases

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry released updated numbers on July 27

Top doc says more COVID-19 testing sites considered amid Haida Gwaii outbreak

Dr. Kim says capacity not yet an issue; officials working to ensure local resources not overwhelmed

COVID-19: Haida Gwaii grocery stores tighten restrictions

Some in-store grocery shopping shuts down following confirmation of community outbreak