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Salish Sea Sentinel | October 2, 2023

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Career fair a big success at Halalt

April 28, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC Communications Liason

This article is a pleasure to write because I get to brag about how wonderful my job is and also about my daughter Mikaela Whitelaw and niece Brittany Tremblett.

The H’ulh-etun Health Society works … Read More

‘It’s a scandal:’ activists highlight Kinder Morgan tank farm risks

April 28, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has drawn attention for its potential impacts around the environment, climate change and Indigenous rights.

But Andrew Larigakis of the climate action group 350Vancouver says one important risk has gone under … Read More

Klahoose gets high-tech with drones

April 28, 2017 |

On April 1, Klahoose hosted an event for youth and others to learn about drone technology at Campbell River’s Wei Wai Kim Thunderbird Hall. Experts helped to teach community members about drones, which are increasingly being used as an “eye … Read More

Talks start on Nanaimo-Vancouver passenger ferry service

March 28, 2017 |

Snuneymuxw, the City of Nanaimo and its port authority have started discussions with the proposed operator of a new passenger-only ferry to downtown Vancouver.

The talks come after Island Ferry Services Ltd was chosen as the preliminary preferred proponent to … Read More

Stz’uminus people getting job-ready

March 28, 2017 |

As the signs go up for the new Tim Hortons and Esso gas station, members of Stz’uminus First Nation are gearing up for major job opportunities at the new Oyster Bay development on the Trans Canada Highway north of Ladysmith.

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New island ferry service seen as a boost for Snuneymuxw

March 28, 2017 |

A new ferry began making the journey from downtown Nanaimo to Newcastle Island – Saysutshun – on April 1.

And Erralyn Thomas said the vessel should prove to be a win-win for both her nation and visitors to the provincial … Read More

QXMC takes flight with drone school

March 28, 2017 |

Qathen Xwegus Management Corporation is flying high these days.

QXMC, the economic development arm of Klahoose First Nation, hosted its Drone Territory event at Thunderbird Hall in Campbell River on April 1. Up to 30 participants learned to fly a … Read More

Harbour partnership draws a full house

February 27, 2017 |

It was standing room only when people from Stz’uminus First Nation and Ladysmith gathered to talk about the future of the town’s waterfront on Feb 1.

The partnership between the First Nation and the town was on display at the … Read More

First Squirrel Cove geoduck harvest ‘groundbreaking’

February 27, 2017 |

The headlines in the newsletter that went out to the community in early January was set in bold type:

Klahoose Shellfish Limited Partnership (KSLP) is proud to announce that there will be a harvest on our geoduck tenure just outside … Read More

Court actions loom for pipeline project

February 27, 2017 |

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal may have received the thumbs-up from Canada and BC, but opponents are still hoping a court decision might stop the $6.8 billion project in its tracks.

By an 8-2 vote on Feb. 22, Vancouver … Read More