Nora O'Malley

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation asks Tofino businesses for support as emergency funding runs dry

“We need to pay for the work they do. It’s such important work.”

B.C. marine ecologist wants Canada to sink its teeth into shark protection

Gulf Islands scientist says top predator under shocking threat from human behaviour

West Coast company brings virtual whale watching experience to youth with disabilities

About 40 Easter Seals BC/Yukon children, youth and adults with disabilities were…

DFO reports unusually high whale mortalities in 2020

“It’s so important to have all these eyes and ears in the community reporting these deaths.”

After 43 years, The Place in Ucluelet closing its doors

Dave Taron ending his 43-year run as the West Coast’s furniture and electronics guy

COVID-19: Health Canada recalls 23 hand sanitizers brands

Multiple types of unauthorized industrial-grade ethanol have been found in hand sanitizer products

Big Beach parties spark concern in Ucluelet

“You find needles, left over party debris, bottles and still burning fires.”

TV star’s family selling Vancouver Island Beach Resort

You can own Jason Priestley’s Terrace Beach Resort in Ucluelet for less than $5 million

Ucluelet dedicates off-leash dog park

‘Dogs need a space to run’

COVID-19: Jamie’s Whaling Station to remain closed for the rest of the 2020 season

The decision applies to the Tofino and Ucluelet whale watching adventure centres

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation wants murder charge laid against police officer who shot Chantel Moore

‘No one needs to give up their life on a wellness check’, reads a statement from the First Nation

Mobile app ‘Sailing Plan’ replaces leaving a note

“Time matters when a boat is overdue.”

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures

“I’m just happy to get back on the water.”

COVID-19 the final cut for longtime Tofino hair studio

“We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors.”

Pacific Rim Hospice Society gifting free wellness “check-ins” to all West Coast residents

“This pandemic has led to a lot of isolation and it’s helpful for anybody just to have a soundboard.”

Stroll through Ucluelet’s history with the free ‘On This Spot’ app

Educational exercise is split into two unique tours and delivered with stunning ‘now and then’ photos

Construction work begins on seismic upgrades at Ucluelet Secondary School

The first phase of the $45 million project involves levelling an area for the new academic block

Ucluelet fish plant looking to fill 100 jobs

Firm’s first choice is employ locals, but process already underway for foreign workers to fill spots

Tofino businesses grapple with what’s to come in a summer without tourists

“We are not going to be as busy as we were. People aren’t going to travel like there were.”

Ucluelet’s major fish processing plant cautiously re-opens

Plant and transport safety precautions established to limit chances of COVID-19