North Island Gazette

Port Alice Golf Club to host annual Donny MacLeod Memorial Tournament Aug. 2

The tournament is a rules-free version of the game, just the way "Donny" played it.

Vandalism incident at camping site near Port McNeill

Despite Alberta licence plates, all campers have been B.C. residents, according to caretaker

  • Jul 23, 2020

One-year-old humpback spotted back in northern Vancouver Island

Port Alice students nicknamed the whale Poseidon last year

  • Jul 22, 2020

Two Port Hardy tourism businesses awarded grants

62 small businesses received $10,000 each across Canada

  • Jul 22, 2020

DFO says sea lice levels fine, but fish farm data shows otherwise

Self-reported fish farm data showed 14 farms with violating levels of lice

  • Jul 21, 2020

Vancouver Island First Nations, regional district to roll out tsunami mapping project

The long overdue survey along the northwest coast of the Island will provide data to chalk out emergency planning for communities at risk

  • Jul 21, 2020

‘We are not getting direct answers’: Sayward residents

Intimidating responses and a councilor threatening aggressive behavior were the tip of the iceberg at the July 14 council meeting

  • Jul 20, 2020

Port Hardy council votes to continue with zoning for seniors housing project ‘as is’

There is an opportunity for the Seniors Citizens Society to occupy a space within the development.

‘Everything is pointing towards repairing the old pool,’ says Port Hardy mayor

'no matter what project we end up doing, we're gonna have to borrow money for it'

Port McNeill RCMP issue tips on how to report out-of-country travellers

'We, the RCMP, conduct enforcement checks under the Quarantine Act to ensure compliance'

Conservation group challenges sustainable-certification claims of B.C. fish farm operator

Mowi West Canada refutes accusations it was 'misleading' public

  • Jul 16, 2020

Port Alice RCMP are asking the public to slow down in construction zones

The alleged dangerous speeding incident is still under investigation.

Creekside Apartments gets utility charge relief from Port Hardy council

The apartment building is undergoing restoration from a fire that happened back in 2017.

Island Health provides Baby Beds for infants north of the Malahat

A safe place for baby to sleep is key to reduce sleep-related deaths

  • Jul 9, 2020

Mowi’s B.C. salmon farms achieve environmental certification from independent watchdog

Aquaculture Steward Council certification complies with 500 sustainability and social measures

  • Jul 9, 2020

North Island College president to retire next year

North Island College's president and CEO has officially announced his plans to retire next spring.

  • Jul 8, 2020

UPDATE: Canadian Ferry Association cautions against politicizing BC Ferry operations

Reasonable safety, not politicized safety way to go, Canadian Ferry Association says

  • Jul 8, 2020

NIC launches virtual orientation sessions

New students encouraged to take part in virtual sessions, webinars, video tours starting this summer

  • Jul 7, 2020

Vancouver Island North’s tourism bursting back to life

The North Island was buzzing the first weekend of July after Phase 3 allowed in-province travel

  • Jul 6, 2020