North Island Gazette

Port Alice pulp mill creditors unlikely to get paid, trustee says

The bankrupt mill owner owes at least $272 million

  • Jun 22, 2020

Port Hardy RCMP execute search warrant on Byng Road related to alleged drug dealing

"Items have been seized, evidence to support subsequent charges will likely be brought forth"

Port Hardy RCMP execute search warrant on Byng Road related to alleged drug dealing

"Items have been seized, evidence to support subsequent charges will likely be brought forth"

Concerns raised about crew numbers for new BC Ferries

New boats arrived for routes to Sointula-Alert Bay-Port McNeill and Texada Island-Powell River

  • Jun 20, 2020

District of Port Hardy has no plans to move the KSM Skatepark

'We are definitely happy we have it, and we want to keep it maintained to level it's currently at'

New BC Ferry ‘Island Aurora’ starts service off Northern Vancouver Island

Island Aurora will replace the 51-year old Quadra Queen II.

  • Jun 18, 2020

Tree planters adapt to working during pandemic

Tree planters in B.C. doing essential work in awkward places

  • Jun 18, 2020

Two coastal B.C. First Nations investing $25 million in renewable energy projects

To get off diesel power, two off-grid communities developing hydro power

  • Jun 18, 2020

Gilford Island First Nation buys Pierre’s Marina Lodge

Opportunity to reestablish ownership on their traditional land

  • Jun 17, 2020

First Nations-owned land-based fish farm recommended by Ocean Wise

Kuterra's Atlantic salmon is raised on the Pacific coast, a kilometre away from the ocean

  • Jun 16, 2020

VIDEO: Downtown Port Hardy area under construction until June 19

Road closures will be in effect during this time.

New foundry centre announced for Port Hardy

'This new Foundry Centre will support the health and well-being of our young people'

  • Jun 15, 2020

Tourism Vancouver Island focused on helping businesses survive the season

Port McNeill based kayak tour company has benefitted from one-on-one support

  • Jun 15, 2020

VIDEO: Alert Bay pharmacist’s daughter invents automated device to prevent overdose deaths

The project was a finalist in the Youth Innovation Showcase

  • Jun 12, 2020

VIDEO: Gwa’sala Nakwaxda’xw school staff get pied, dyed and shaved

Students hit reading target a week early

  • Jun 12, 2020

‘Egg-cellent’ recipes: What’s your favourite way to eat eggs?

Eggs donations are pouring through the cracks in Port Hardy, so here's a roundup of recipes to help

  • Jun 11, 2020

A parent’s pandemic survival kit: Not all art projects are created equal

'The golden standard for healthy artistic development is the "open-ended" art project'

  • Jun 11, 2020

Seniors are loving cannabis on northern Vancouver Island

"I never thought in a million years I'd be selling pot to my dad."

  • Jun 11, 2020

B.C.’s logging industry pleads for certainty as push away from old-growth continues

Truck Loggers Association wants to run their business without worrying about changing goalposts

  • Jun 10, 2020

Former BC conservation officer feels vindicated after appeals court nullifies dismissal

Bryce Casavant was fired after refusing orders to euthanize two bear cubs in 2015.