Canada Day Celebrations!

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Here we are, launching into the Canada Day weekend! Local celebrations are happening all over the region. Port Hardy: Carrot Park, 11:30 AM – 3 PM The ceremony will begin at 12 PM – be there for great community activities in the park, and a fire department show and coast guard tour! Free popcorn, fly… Read more »

Seniors Week Highlights Recreational Options for Seniors

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Vancouver Island North, June 4-8 2018. Seniors week rolled out on Vancouver Island North with fanfare at senior’s hotspots, highlighting the many great things going on in the community. The Hardy Bay Seniors hosted numerous events, and their week rounds out with a “cards and games coffee social” on Friday at 3:00 pm, and a… Read more »

A Forestry Focus: The Past Couple Weeks on ‘My Vancouver Island North’

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Dignitaries, community and media arrived in Woss, B.C. on May 16th, 2018 to officially open the new Fundamentals of Forestry Training Centre. The ceremony opened with a welcome to the Traditional Territories of the ‘Namgis First Nation from councillor John Macko, and Macko was followed in speaking by master of ceremonies David Mitchell of Community… Read more »

Why do we need more loggers?

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“Why start a forestry school?” “Isn’t the industry slowing down?” The answer to that question (and misconception) can come straight from industry statistics! The need for Vancouver Island North communities and the forestry sector to address current and future workforce needs is significant and increasing. Many companies are already having trouble attracting and recruiting well-trained,… Read more »

New organization seeks to promote the benefit of North Island life.

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The newly formed, Regional District of Mount Waddington (RDMW) led Vancouver Island North Training and Attraction Society (VINTAS) is comprised of North Island community leaders, businesses, business people, and volunteers working together to attract and retain residents in our communities. VINTAS also has a mandate of promoting health & safety, education, healthy lifestyle, communities, jobs, the environment, and… Read more »