Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Ucluelet artists launch pop-up art exhibition

Heyduck & Butler opened on July 1 and will run until August 31.

 

Tofino and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation release joint statement welcoming ‘respectful’ tourists

"We have adapted to the new landscape and are very eager to welcome you back."

 

COVID-19: Jamie’s Whaling Station to remain closed for the rest of the 2020 season

The decision applies to the Tofino and Ucluelet whale watching adventure centres

  • Jun 26, 2020

 

Transport Canada investigating after helicopter lands on Tofino Beach

Aircraft startles beachgoers at Cox Bay on June 14.

Rock blasting along Tofino-Ucluelet highway put on hiatus

Commuters should still expect delays on Hwy. 4.

Ucluelet mountain bike non-profit takes flight

Vision for Ukee's new trail system focuses on fun, inclusive trails for all riding abilities

  • Jun 13, 2020

Marine activities open with COVID-19 measures in Tofino-Ucluelet

"I'm just happy to get back on the water."

  • Jun 12, 2020

Tofino plans ‘pop up’ outdoor dining area to support local restaurants

Council endorses plan to transform RV parking lot into 'al fresco' park.

Tofino pumps brakes on summer shuttles

"I think this is a responsible decision to make, especially going into the early parts of the summer"

Surfrider Pacific Rim: Coast celebrates a win on World Oceans Day

As the coast opens up, businesses continue to prioritize environmental regeneration

  • Jun 7, 2020

Aeriosa films tree dancing project in Tofino

"It's bringing attention to the species and to the habitat."

  • Jun 6, 2020

End of an Era: Tofino hair studio closes shop

"We were getting excited to start ramping up and then all of sudden we had to close our doors."

  • Jun 5, 2020

Tofino restaurateur pays landlord’s generosity forward to Hospital Foundation

Coronavirus pandemic cancels foundation's largest annual fundraiser

Surfrider Pacific Rim: Celebrating SonBird’s dedication to the Coast

West Coast recycling centre continues to serve thanks to an open-air depot and new regulations.

  • Jun 2, 2020

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve issues wolf advisory

Frequent sightings reported around Long Beach area.

Online video series to feature writers from Tofino and Ucluelet

Quite Determined series launched to showcase creative minds whose speaking events were cancelled.

  • May 31, 2020

Ucluelet releases COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Part of the recovery plan involves deploying three district staff as COVID-19 Community Monitors

  • May 29, 2020

Tofino mayor urges “kindness” as tourism reopens

"Health and safety matters to everyone."

UPDATED: Pacific Rim National Park Reserve welcomes visitors back

The Park Reserve shut down on March 18 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.