Haida Gwaii Observer

DFO allowing at-sea observers again if safe work procedures in place

May 15 fishery notice lays out conditions for allowing at-sea observers onboard amid COVID-19

  • May 27, 2020


Artist-biologist duo that contributed to conservation on Haida Gwaii wins award

Aleta Karstad, Dr. Fred Schueler win prize for conservation efforts, including Cumshewa Head area

  • May 26, 2020


Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach salutes 10-day sick leave

Trudeau to seek 10 days paid sick leave for Canadians; NDP to support virtual parliament in exchange

  • May 26, 2020


VIDEO: B.C. artist filmed apocalyptic timelapse on Haida Gwaii

Tasha Lavdovsky footage symbolizes sea level rise; featured in Ora Cogan music video for 'Sleeping'

  • May 24, 2020

‘Haida Modern’ doc on Robert Davidson to stream online in June

Award-winning documentary will premiere on Knowledge Network June 2

  • May 23, 2020

Haida Gwaii woman with intestinal mass worried elective surgeries ‘being forgotten’

With no commercial flights to YVR, Tanya Lavallee says it's taking her too long to see a specialist

  • May 22, 2020

Some restaurants on Haida Gwaii hosting dine-in guests again

Queen B's, Oceanview offering limited seating; barbershop in Queen Charlotte also reopened this week

  • May 22, 2020

Celebrations continue for Tsilhqot’in Nation after court victory against Taskeo Mines Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada upholds 2014 decision rejecting New Prosperity mine on May 14, 2020

  • May 21, 2020

Rivers flowing into Masset Inlet will not open to traditional sockeye fishing in 2020: CHN

Yakoun, Ain, Awun rivers closed due to low escapement numbers, stress from Dinan Bay diesel spill

  • May 21, 2020

Canfor announces permanent closure of Isle Pierre Mill

The company also announced curtailments at their pulp mills in Prince George.

  • May 20, 2020

COVID-19: Gwaii Haanas will remain closed until at least June 30

Some other national parks and historic sites set to partially reopen by June 1

  • May 19, 2020

12 orphaned puppies rescued from rural property west of Williams Lake

Dubbed the 'A-Team' the four-week-old puppies need special formula, vaccines, veterinary treatment

  • May 15, 2020

Village of Port Clements council meets to discuss local vision of B.C.’s restart plan

Mayor, council, members of the public discussed 'vision of what the restart would be like" locally

  • May 15, 2020

Coal train derails near Burns Lake

Officials confirm that there was no contamination of a nearby body of water.

  • May 13, 2020

Northern Health resuming elective surgeries

When possible, patients will be assessed through a telephone call prior to surgery, the health agency said.

  • May 13, 2020

Village of Queen Charlotte council meets to discuss eventual ‘reopening’ of Haida Gwaii

QC council convened for special meeting on May 12; Village of Port Clements council will meet May 14

  • May 13, 2020

Village of Masset councillor raises concern about increase in rodent complaints

Councillor Bret Johnston asked staff to research rodent control educational material

  • May 12, 2020

Oxford PhD candidate researching how internet impacts life on Haida Gwaii

Tomas Borsa surveying residents as part of Oxford Internet Institute doctoral research

  • May 7, 2020

B.C. active fishermen create Community-Fisheries Safety Protocols

Protocols created to protect coastal communities during COVID-19 pandemic

  • May 6, 2020

Construction of new Skidegate health and wellness centre postponed due to COVID-19

Elders' homes 'in the design phase now' in partnership with BC Housing

  • May 5, 2020