Tofino News

'Our hearts are broken,' posts Milton family whose dad died in Tofino boat sinking

Jack Slater, pictured with his daughter Michele Slater Brown, was killed when a whale-watching ship capsized near Tofino, B.C., on Sunday. Google Alert – tofino

Wave hit Canada boat on 1 side while passengers on left side

TOFINO, British Columbia — Passengers were crowded on the left side of the top deck of a whale-watching boat when it was struck by a wave from the … Google...

1998 Tofino whale-watching accident sparked call for regulation

The two accidents happened nearly 17 years apart. But the B.C. Coroners Service will be reviewing a 1998 whale-watching tragedy as part of its … Google Alert – tofino

Christy Clark speaks publicly for first time since Tofino tragedy

Clark says she will be nominating Tofino mayor Josie Osborne as well as the chief of the Ahousaht for the province's newly established Citizenship … Google Alert – tofino

Tofino rescuers saved pregnant women after Leviathan II whale-boat capsized

David Thomas and his son Stephen, from Swindon both died when the Leviathan II capsized near Tofino, Canada. Mr Thomas's wife Julie survived the … Google Alert – tofino

A day of heartbreak and heroism in Tofino

WATCH: Five people from Britain are dead after a whale watching boat capsized off Tofino. Chris Gailus has more on the rescue and recovery … Google Alert – tofino

Tofino's community strength tested by Leviathan II tragedy

A few years ago, my family and I headed out on the high seas just off of Tofino on a fishing expedition. It was a grey, overcast day, not...

Tofino whale-watching company had another fatal accident in 1998

The capsizing of a whale-watching boat that led to at least five deaths near Tofino this weekend marks the second fatal incident and third major … Google Alert – tofino

1 still missing, 5 dead after whale watching boat capsizes off Tofino, BC

A lone candle at the edge of Tofino's wood piling First Street Dock flickered in the darkness early Monday as the cloud shrouded full moon cast beams … Google Alert...

'Shocked and lost': Rescuers credited with saving the lives of many sightseers whose whale …

From First Nations communities to local boaters to nearby residents, the fast rescue effort in Tofino, B.C., is being credited with saving the lives of many … Google Alert –...