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West Coast Trail will reopen to Canadian hikers this summer

March 27, 2021
The West Coast Trail, which closed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will reopen to overnight Canadian visitors this summer, much to the delight of businesses that rely on tourists drawn to . . .

Coroner's report cites lack of seatbelts in fatal UVic field trip, says road wide enough to pass

March 10, 2021
Two 18-year-old University of Victoria students on a first-year field trip to Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre in the fall of 2019 died of blunt force head trauma — caused in part by a lack of . . .

Work begins on fixing Bamfield Main, site of fatal UVic bus crash

February 9, 2021
Safety improvements have started on Bamfield Main, which was targeted for upgrades after a bus carrying UVic biology students on a field trip crashed in 2019, killing two teenagers. Huu-ay-aht . . .

A strangely quiet summer for the West Coast Trail

October 11, 2020
In a normal year, the last of roughly 7,500 summer hikers would have just wrapped up their multi-day treks on the West Coast Trail. The trail usually closes on Sept. 30 after a five-month ­season. . .

Province funds upgrade of Bamfield Road, a year after fatal bus crash

September 11, 2020
A 76-kilometre stretch of gravel road that connects Port Alberni and Bamfield Road will be upgraded, the province announced Friday, just ahead of the one-year anniversary of a bus crash on the road. . .

UVic making changes in wake of Bamfield road bus crash that killed two students

June 25, 2020
Students on field trips will only be transported during daylight, itineraries will be predetermined and wearing of seatbelts will be required in the wake of a bus crash that killed two students in . . .

Huu-ay-aht First Nation to get $5M back from federal government

June 11, 2020
The Huu-ay-aht First Nation of Port Alberni is preparing to get nearly $5 million back from the federal government as a result of policy changes announced in the 2018 budget.The money comes after the. . .

Tourism vs. virus anxiety: Nuu-Chah-Nulth council resists opening to visitors

June 11, 2020
B.C. Premier John Horgan says there will be an impasse if B.C.’s plan to reopen domestic tourism province-wide is met with plans to close communities. On Tuesday, the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal . . .

Drivers urged to slow down on Bamfield road after crash amid dusty conditions

June 5, 2020
Drivers using the logging road to Bamfield, on the west coast of the Island, are being urged to use extra caution after another serious accident on the 85-kilometre stretch of unpaved road known for . . .

First Nations respond quickly to crisis

April 3, 2020
While provincial and federal governments try to address the broad needs of Canadians, First Nations leaders on Vancouver Island are working quickly to meet the needs specific to their communities.. . .



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