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Haida leaders join coastal First Nations push for tanker ban

Elected and hereditary Haida leaders met some Ottawa senators last week, and…

Grim situation in coming year for northwest, B.C. fisheries

Annual post-season review in Prince Rupert informs DFO on how to manage 2019 fishing season

Another windstorm expected Monday, causing ferry delay

With another windstorm expected to hit Haida Gwaii on Monday afternoon, BC…

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Jason Alsop, Gaagwiis, elected Haida Nation president

Jason Alsop, Gaagwiis, is the newly elected president of the Council of…

Saturday storm to hit Haida Gwaii with 80 to 100 km/h winds

A strong southeast storm is expected to hit coastal areas of Haida…

Masset RCMP identify suspect after a string of break-and-enters

A thief robbed the surf shop, sushi restaurant, and Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom…

Carving program takes shape at GidG̱alang Ḵuuyas Naay

A few weeks ago, Robert Vogstad led a group of students up…

Gitxsan forming cross-sector salmon management team

Nation again declares closure of fishery in territory for 2019

Planning for future Haida Gwaii wildfires catches on

Masset and Port Clements will join Sandspit, Skidegate, Queen Charlotte in seeking…

New school board aims to boost transparency

Records of Haida Gwaii school board meetings will once again show which…

North Coast First Nation chief says one major oil spill could ruin economy forever

Chief Marilyn Slett of Heiltsuk Nation near Bella Bella is leading a delegation in Ottawa this week

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

Danish island points the way to green-power potential

The Danish island of Samsø doesn’t have even a single traffic light…

Police seek info on truck related to Terrace hit and run death

Police have released a photo of the truck believed to be involved…

Gwaii Trust to revisit representation issue in 2019

After some tense debate, Gwaii Trust directors have updated the society’s bylaws…

Coastal GasLink applies for injunction against Unist’ot’en

LNG company applied to enforce access to Morice River bridge and roads blocked by Unist’ot’en camp.

Province commits $76M to build homes for Indigenous families

In a precedent-setting move, BC Housing will be providing more than 1,100…

Commercial fishing is Canada’s most dangerous job, report states

Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans gives recommendations to improve safety for fish harvesters

Q.C./Skidegate sewage plan gets second, more detailed look

Engineers will soon take a new, more detailed look at the cost…

Public input wanted on salmon management

Engagement sessions part of strategy put forth by new Wild Salmon Advisory Council