Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Affordable housing project advances in Tofino

Proposal includes 72 units and three duplex townhouses with secondary suites.


Tofino and Ucluelet distilleries step up with hand sanitizer

Mass supply delivered to emergency operation centres in Tofino, Ucluelet, Bamfield and Port Alberni.

  • Mar 27, 2020


COVID-19: Playgrounds closed in Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District, on west coast

Signage will be posted at playgrounds "as soon as possible"

  • Mar 26, 2020


Tofino and Ucluelet Co-op food stores implement health protection measures and new hours

'Seniors, first responders and health compromised' shopping hours are 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. daily.

  • Mar 25, 2020

Tsunami waves, earthquakes and COVID-19: What if the worst ‘worst’ case scenario hits the Coast?

"All the basic principles still apply here, in terms of community response."

  • Mar 25, 2020

West Coast leaders unite in the fight against COVID-19

Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns says he is going to do everything he can to support businesses.

  • Mar 24, 2020

Vandals destroy memorial benches on Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Wild Pacific Trail asks for help after nearly $10,000 damage done

COVID-19: Tofino’s top doctor makes urgent appeal to new visitors

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District and City of Port Alberni unite with West Coast communities.

  • Mar 22, 2020

Ucluelet gallery owner finds inspiration with community heart ‘hunt’

Courtney Johnson hopes COVID-19 closure will be temporary

  • Mar 21, 2020

Referral-only COVID-19 testing facility opens in Port Alberni

No location was disclosed by Island Health as people without a referral are asked to stay away

  • Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19: Ucluelet calls on visitors to postpone trips to the West Coast

"We recommend you delay your holidays until further notice."

  • Mar 19, 2020

Oil spill response base on track for Ucluelet, Port Alberni

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation host community open house events.

  • Mar 19, 2020

COVID-19: Tofino asks visitors to postpone trips, return home

"For now, please enjoy Tofino vicariously through images and your memories of past visits."

  • Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19: Ucluelet’s Black Rock Oceanfront Resort implements immediate full closure

Wickaninnish Inn temporarily closes its doors to new arrivals and The Cabins closes for 30 days.

  • Mar 18, 2020

Tofino’s Clayoquot Island May Long Weekend cancelled

Clayoquot Island will not be open to the public this upcoming Victoria Day long weekend, May 16-17.

  • Mar 18, 2020

COVID-19: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations members stop visitors en route to Tofino and Ucluelet

Group at Sutton Pass not preventing traffic from coming in, but convincing some to turn around

  • Mar 17, 2020

National parks to close due to COVID-19 spread

The prime minister announced it as a measure to help 'flatten the curve' against COVID-19

  • Mar 17, 2020

Ucluelet closes public facilities, Co-op launches seniors’ shopping hour and home delivery service

"We ask that residents continue to be diligent with handwashing and distancing themselves from others

COVID-19: Ahousaht First Nation closes community to non-residents

"We're really being proactive on this," Ahousaht Elected Chief Greg Louie.

COVID-19: SD70 superintendent urges families not to travel outside Canada

Schools in Tofino and Ucluelet tentatively scheduled to return after spring break.