Stacey Marple

Second Syrian refugee family arrives on Haida Gwaii

A Syrian family was expected to arrive in Sandspit on Aug. 23 after travelling two full days across the world.

No Spruce Point Day Park, yet

After careful consideration and guidance from the Village of Queen Charlotte, Spruce Point will not be getting a day park any time soon.

Park proposed for Spruce Point

Robertson Island and Queen Charlotte residents are hoping to turn a part of Spruce Point popular with boaters into a community day park.

Public input sought over Port Clements cemetery

The Village of Port Clements may face costly legal hurdles before it can take ownership of the village cemetery.

Queen Charlotte kills proposed public places bylaw.

During a special Committee of the Whole meeting on March 16, council conceded to public concern over the bylaw.

Youth Substance abuse at crisis level: Yovanovich

Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin is seeking islands-wide support to tackle youth substance abuse.

Breakwater gets cool reception from Rennell Sound proponents

Plans for a potential breakwater in Rennell Sound received lukewarm reception at a community information session in Tlell on Jan. 20.

Fundraising ramps up for Syrian refugee families

Operation Refugees Haida Gwaii is ramping up its fundraising efforts for the $50,000 necessary to sponsor two Syrian families.

Seal death not suspicious

Fisheries and Oceans will not be investigating the death of a sea lion that washed ashore in Tlell earlier this month.

Renaming of district inches forward

The Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District is one step closer to the long process of changing its name

Refugee group seeks support

A group of dedicated citizens have reached out to Village council in order to gain more support for the attempt to sponsor Syrian refugees.

Boat launch on track despite funding loss

As the village seeks new avenues for funding for Phase 2 of the new boat launch, Phase 1 is on schedule

Restore airmail to islands: Martin

Queen Charlotte Mayor Greg Martin hopes the new federal government will institute some long-overdue airmail to the islands

Rare warning issued over rock scallops

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is reminding the public to watch closely for closures of rock scallops

TV show seeks culture-based stories told by Haida children

Production company looking for First Nations children to share their culturally-related stories on a new children’s show.

NDIT high-school trades program expanded across islands

Students on Haida Gwaii will now have more opportunities to prepare themselves for the world.

Amendments made to village tree-removal policy

Council briefs from the Village of Queen Charlotte regular meeting

Public places bylaw moving forward despite low participation

The village did not see the crowd that they had hopped for, but Mayor Greg Martin is remaining positive

Cullen holds back on celebrating Paris agreement

More work ahead despite accomplishments made at Paris sumit

Call renewed for more federal ferry support

Nathan Cullen joins six MPs demanding expansion of building fund