North Island Gazette

OPINION: There is no popular vote in Canada

Frustrations about electoral systems are valid, and there is a way to change things

  • Sep 24, 2021


After over a month of boiling water, Port McNeill can finally drink out of a tap again

Island Health officially lifted the boil water advisory on Sept. 22


First Nation, forest company to work together on North Island forest plan

First Nation and WFP announce collaborative forest management planning process for TFL37


CANADA VOTES: Polls now closed in country’s 2021 federal snap election

Which party will be chosen to form the next government?

  • Sep 20, 2021

Port McNeill mayor re-elected as a Director at Large for UBCM

'I get to bring North Island and rural, remote issues to the executive table'

Breaking the cycle: An Indigenous woman’s search for ‘Sanala’

Intergenerational residential schools trauma shared for the 'Sacred and Strong' report

Paramedic hiring push to benefit North Island communities

On call stations to go permanent while others to to get more permanent, regular paramedic jobs

  • Sep 14, 2021

Build it and they will feed, MOWI says

Mowi Canada West has built a feed control centre on North Vancouver Island

  • Sep 13, 2021

Sointula students back in the classroom after mask exemption dispute

New teacher in place, maskless teacher takes temporary position elsewhere with district

Campbell River man experiences non-stop seizures, doctors explore cause

A Campbell River man who suffered seizures that put him on life support for five days is hoping doctors can get to the cause of his ordeal.

  • Sep 11, 2021

Off-duty RCMP officer’s CPR saves baby’s life on the side of the highway on the north Island

Incident happened between Woss and Sayward where there was no cellular service

  • Sep 9, 2021

1 person dead following two-vehicle crash at Hyde Creek turnoff

The other person involved in the crash was checked out and had no known injuries

Parents nearly empty Sointula school of kids over teacher’s mask exemption

Majority of students are not attending class

Port McNeill council approves purchase of new pumper truck

Fort Garry's bid came in at $22,832 below budget

Young cougar euthanized in Port Alice after killing small dog

Multiple reports led conservation officers to conclude the animal was not just passing through

Confirmed case of COVID-19 in Alert Bay

The household is currently isolating under doctor's orders

Rumble Beach Charters: interesting encounters with wildlife and humans

Hickling runs both fishing charters and sea otter tours

  • Sep 1, 2021

‘San Josef’ now available at bookstores throughout Vancouver Island

'It was a labour of love that took nearly twenty years to complete'

  • Aug 30, 2021

Dumpster fire extinguished quickly by Port Hardy crew

Anyone with information on fire asked to call Port Hardy RCMP

  • Aug 30, 2021

Port Hardy Fire Rescue hoses down structure fire in Fort Rupert

Four trucks and 14 fire fighters were on scene for the call.

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