Tofino News

More housing, subsidies urged for BC poverty reduction plan

From designated campsites to shipping containers and railcars converted into homes, to a blanket policy of “universal basic housing,” the B.C. … Google Alert – tofino

1 dead after motorcyclist hit by tree on BC highway

A motorcyclist is dead after a collision on Highway 3 near Sparwood involving a vehicle and a falling tree, according to BC RCMP Traffic Services. Google Alert – tofino

Updated: Evacuation order given as Kamloops wildfire grows to 200 hectares

UPDATE: 4:10 p.m.. BC Wildfire Service is confirming the wildfire burning near Kamloops is estimated to be 200 hectares in size. In just under two … Google Alert – tofino

VIDEO: Police warn of 'potential risk' to Greater Toronto area

Information about a “potential risk” in the Greater Toronto Area led to an increase in police presence in Toronto's downtown core on Thursday, but … Google Alert – tofino

Salmon gravlax and chocolatey granola bars inspired by legendary seaside inn

Since its opening in 1996, the Wickaninnish Inn, on the north end of Chesterman Beach in Tofino, B.C., has been known for its regional, seasonal … Google Alert – tofino

Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost, again

In a literal case of life imitating art, Mick Jagger went to see England and England lost. The Rolling Stones frontman was at the Luzhniki Stadium on … Google Alert...

Alberta man missing on BC river found dead

Three days after going missing, an unnamed Alberta man's body has been found. At approximately 11:20 a.m. on July 11, Kitimat RCMP, Search and … Google Alert – tofino

Fisheries Department says more staff on waters protecting whales in Canada

New rules to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises have come into effect in Canada, and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans says it is in the … Google Alert –...

First Nation artist says longhouse display was vandalized in Ucluelet

An extremely disheartening theft shook Ucluelet Tuesday night as a First Nation longhouse display set up by Tla-o-qui-aht artist Hjalmer Wenstob was … Google Alert – tofino

Tofino holds lottery to buy home at discounted price

Tofino's new lottery gives local participants a chance to own their own new townhome in a tourism community chronically short of housing and where … Google Alert – tofino