Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News

Ahousaht pauses gatherings and closes to non-residents over COVID-19

As of Sept. 27, there were 19 active cases within the remote Indigenous community

  • Sep 28, 2021


Canadian surf champions crowned at Cox Bay

Titles awarded in men's / women's Pro, Open, U18, U16 and Longboard

  • Sep 28, 2021


Two more bears killed in Ucluelet as residents urged to secure attractants

Eight bears killed on West Coast so far this season


Ucluelet Secondary School honours residential school survivors and the children who never made it home

Legacy of Hope exhibit and student projects are open for public viewing on Sept. 30

  • Sep 26, 2021

Rip Curl Pro Surf Canada Nationals return to Cox Bay Tofino

National titles will be awarded in five divisions for both males and females

  • Sep 22, 2021

Tofino adds five trees to protected list

Councillors call for higher fines

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

UPDATED: Ucluelet Soap Box Derby postponed due to rainy forecast

Event was scheduled for Saturday, September 18

Tofino’s new top cop replanting small town roots

Sgt. Colin Douglas wrapping up first summer season

POLL: Do you plan to vote in the upcoming federal election?

Canada heads to the polls on September 20

  • Sep 12, 2021

GoFundMe launched after fire destroys home near Ucluelet

Ucluelet and Tofino fire crews team up to tackle residential blaze

Tofino Jazz Festival lights up the Village Green with free music on Sept. 10 and 11

Friday Coastal Queer Alliance presents an art exhibit and Saturday there is bucket drumming for all

  • Sep 8, 2021

Needed rainfall drops Tofino water restrictions down to Stage 1

"Thank you to everyone for supporting the water restrictions that were in place this summer"

West Coast grad JESSIA now a rising Canadian pop star

The singer-songwriter penned breakthrough hit 'I'm Not Pretty' from childhood room in Ucluelet

  • Sep 3, 2021

Tofino council questions businesses encroaching on public beaches

Local resident angered by Wickaninnish Inn's use of Chesterman Beach

Tofino’s Crab Apple campground extended for six months

Residential campground given long list of conditions to come into compliance

Tofino mayor applauds renewed mask mandate, urges residents to get vaccinated

"It's a reasonable and responsible thing to do"

Pay parking arrives at Tofino’s beaches

District has agreed to pay Robbins Parking Service $280,000 to operate the new system

2X World Para Surf Champion Victoria Feige eyes Paralympic gold beyond Tokyo 2020

Para surfers will have to wait a few more years before they can compete in the Paralympic Games

  • Aug 28, 2021

Tofino Co-op staff member tests positive for COVID-19

All stores (Grocery, Gas Bar, Hardware and Clothing) remain open

  • Aug 27, 2021