North Island Gazette

Port Hardy council will decide fate of pool revitalization project at next meeting

The pool revitalization project will be on the agenda at the Dec. 8 meeting for council to vote on.

SD85 school tracks closed to the public during school hours

To keep P.E. classes safe, the restriction went into effect Nov. 30

  • Dec 1, 2020

Community shines bright during power outage

Hardest hit areas on the North Island stepped up to keep neighbours warm and fed

  • Nov 28, 2020

Broughton Curling Club might end season by mid-December

The club is weighing the options and will see what the turnout continues to look like week by week.

First publicly confirmed COVID-19 case in Port Hardy has been isolated since before symptoms occurred

"Hopefully this particular strain will die inside of me."

  • Nov 27, 2020

North Island musician releases second album titled ‘Sad White Girl Angst’

"When you hear it, I want you to feel like your best friend in the whole world is sitting beside you'

Mayors asking to be let in on fish farm consultations

DFO evaluating 18 Discovery Island fish farms and transitioning from open-net farms

  • Nov 26, 2020

VIDEO: Port McNeill councillor makes rap video to promote active transportation plan

Active transportation is a personal matter for councillor Derek Koel.

BC Hydro crews worked 16 hour days to turn the North Island’s power back on

BC Hydro runs one transmission line to Northern Vancouver Island so there was no backup line.

Babchuk sworn in to B.C.’s 42nd Legislature

Oath ceremony held with MLAs connecting through video

  • Nov 24, 2020

U’mista closed until further notice due to new restrictions

North Island on high alert against COVID-19

  • Nov 23, 2020

Lou-ann Neel wins the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art

Originally from Alert Bay, Neel's family is steeped in renowned Kwakwaka'wakw artists

  • Nov 21, 2020

Visitor to Zeballos tested positive for COVID-19

Contact tracing is underway

  • Nov 21, 2020

Visitor to Zeballos tested positive for COVID-19

Contact tracing is underway

  • Nov 21, 2020

COVID-19: Vancouver Island minor hockey cancels all games until December

"We have had an increasing number of teams who are reluctant to travel…"

1709 customers still without power on the North Island

Port Alice and Zeballos will not have power restored until Friday due to extensive damage

  • Nov 19, 2020

North Island areas still without power thanks to windstorm

Crews made progress through the evening as they continued restoration efforts.

Tri-Port house league hockey weekend results

It was another action packed weekend of exciting house league minor hockey games last weekend.