Shayne Morrow

Court strikes down Hupacasath FN challenge over FIPA

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a legal challenge by Hupacasath First Nation to FIPA.

High school students work on a virtual exhibit of the 1964 tsunami with videographer Nancy Wilmot in October 2011 at the Hutcheson Gallery.

Tsunami exhibit hits the road

The Alberni Valley Museum has expanded its focus on the Good Friday Tsunami of 1964, to keep the memories alive for future generations.

High school students work on a virtual exhibit of the 1964 tsunami with videographer Nancy Wilmot in October 2011 at the Hutcheson Gallery.
The day after a tidal wave struck the low-lying areas of Port Alberni on March 28, 1964, longtime resident Jan Jansma toured the area with his camera to record the historic event.

1964 tsunami: Disaster strikes in the middle of the night

When water surged up the Alberni Inlet following an Alaskan earthquake, people were unaware until morning.

The day after a tidal wave struck the low-lying areas of Port Alberni on March 28, 1964, longtime resident Jan Jansma toured the area with his camera to record the historic event.

Tsunami sirens used for real

For Alberni residents, the most noticeable reminder of the 1964 disaster takes place at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month

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