Tofino News

Hang 10: Surfing nationals to splash down on Wickaninnish Beach

The Surf Canada Nationals, featuring the newest Olympic sport, come crashing in with the breakers May 4-7 at Wickaninnish Beach. “It's a change of venue as they have mixed...

Shania Twain visits Canadian Armed Forces base in BC

Canadian country icon Shania Twain paid a visit to CFB Esquimalt Thursday to thank members of the Canadian Armed Forces for their service and to promote her new single,...

West Coast fishers see empty seas, demand Pacific Salmon Treaty funding

“The impact is all here, in communities like Zeballos, Tofino, Ucluelet, Ahousaht, Port Alberni and Bamfield. All these communities have fishermen and when the fishermen don't make money, it's...

Builder of Kinder Morgan reinforces concerns over project

British Columbia has announced it will head to court by month end to clarify the province's jurisdiction over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Also Wednesday, the CEO of...

Union says Trump bullying threatens hundreds of BC pulp mill jobs

A union representing hundreds of B.C. pulp mill workers is asking for the federal government to intervene in a trade war it says is threatening to close three B.C....

Seven things to do this summer on Vancouver Island

Tofino expands on its natural environment in offering beach and biking trails, parks large and small, and from early spring to mid-autumn, wildlife tours. Whale watching tours have been...

Tofino and Ucluelet host youth soccer tournament

Tofino and Ucluelet combined forces to form two West Coast teams. Port Alberni brought one team and Nanaimo journeyed to the Coast with three teams, including a top-ranked girls...

BC First Nation builds tiny homes amid housing crisis

Tiny homes are coming to the town of Hope, B.C., and they're coming in the form of a Yale First Nation economic development project. What may be a win-win...

BC RCMP bust driver, then passenger for impaired driving

Straight from the “those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it” files, Comox Valley RCMP opened two impaired driving files an hour apart Saturday, courtesy of...

$33 million in unpaid bridge tolls, 7 months into free crossings

When it comes to ponying up unpaid toll bills, it seems some B.C. drivers aren't planning to cross that bridge anytime soon. About $ 33 million is still owed...