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Vancouver Island First Nation sues DFO again, says they aren’t protecting wild salmon

“The Federal Court has found DFO’s refusal to prohibit stocking of fish infected with PRV unlawful”

North Island First Nation sues DFO again, says it isn’t protecting wild salmon

‘Namgis files suit over lack of testing of salmon virus

Facebook group donates food to striking North Island forestry workers

“when hardworking men and women go hungry that is wrong, that is just wrong”

Diving deep into Vancouver Island fish farming

Uncertainty surrounds Liberal pledge to shut down open-net fish farming in B.C. by 2025.

Commercial fisheries off-loading business booming in Port Hardy

Off-loading facilities pack, ice, and load in totes the fish that are caught by commercial fishermen

Four days of mediation fail to break four-month strike in the woods

Steelworkers union says Western Forest Products refuses to budge from ‘unreasonable concessions’

Alberta man pleads guilty, fined for hunting without a licence in North Island

It’s the responsibility of each hunter or angler to know whether they are considered a B.C. Resident.

STRIKE: WFP and USW are back at the table for mediation

“No further updates until either an agreement is reached or one party or the other breaks off talks”

Environmental monitoring continues after acid spill shuts down Port Alice Highway

“The vehicle was transporting acid from the Port Alice mill”

OPINION: BC requires healthy rural roots

At UBCM, small communities were saying they no longer want to be ignored.

Port McNeill Mayor blows the whistle on rural dividend fund diversion

Funds set up to diversify economies being diverted to troubled mill towns

North Island Rising: An informed voter is a powerful voter

Do we really want the uninformed voter to be voting

Tour de Rock ride kicks off in the North Island

I would ride all day in the rain if it means raising money to help these kids”

North Island Rising: SNC Lavalin has the Liberal Party looking like Fawlty Towers

“The Prime Minister takes a problem of his own creation and makes it far worse”

Tax-deliquent Neucel pulp mill means Port Alice arena won’t open this year

The village has not yet been formally approached with a request for Oscar Hickes in 2020.

62.5-pound salmon caught off north of Port Hardy

Granddaddy chinook released back into the ocean

Planet Matters: Bears are not the problem, humans are

You can’t expect enough conservation officers to solve the problems we cause

North Island wildfire east of Sara Lake listed as under control

The wildfire is currently listed at 0.65 hectares.

North Island wildfire listed as out of control

But Sara Lake blaze near Port Alice expected to be under control soon

Volunteer paintbrush bringing joy to the street corners of Woss

“She just wants to make it a happier place for our community”