North Island Gazette

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.

NIC and Kwiakah First Nation partner for kelp research

Research to be conducted over the summer and will be completed by December 2020

  • Jun 10, 2020

The dark ocean is where the real life is, Vancouver Island Marine Detective teaches

"Oh my god that thing is beautiful, what the hell is that?"

  • Jun 10, 2020

Spot prawn season is open in B.C., and this year it’s staying local

The usual export plan is off because of COVID-19, so fishermen are hoping to sell fresh, local

  • Jun 9, 2020

Big old trees almost gone forever in B.C., scientists warn

Fewer mammoth old-growth trees remain than you imagine

  • Jun 8, 2020

North Island recreation sites are not your summer home, officer says

Long-term trailer parking ruins viability of free recreation camp sites in the north Island

  • Jun 8, 2020

No charges to be laid against 22 northern B.C. pipeline protesters

Twenty-two people were arrested in February, but Crown has decided not to pursue charges

  • Jun 5, 2020