Haida Gwaii

Trying to Find Balance on a Trip to the Yukon

How do we find the right life balance while working in an industry that is seasonally lopsided? This question has become a theme on my annual trips …

Mountain Biking

Campfire and open burning ban set for coastal B.C.

The annual ritual that is the rollout of summer campfire bans in B.C. has arrived.The B.C. Wildfire Service’s Coastal Fire Centre has announced that …

Canadian News

Wildfire risk ramps up across B.C. amid heatwave

As the weather heats up across B.C., the wildfire risk is ramping up too.<p>The B.C. Wildfire Service now lists the majority of the province at moderate …

Weather

Campfire ban to go into effect on B.C.'s South Coast

As temperatures rise around B.C.'s South Coast, a campfire ban will be put into effect beginning Wednesday at noon.<p>The Coastal Fire Centre confirmed …

Canada

What Does This Deep-Sea Expedition Mean For The Indigenous Haida Nation?

The archipelago of Haida Gwaii sits 62 miles off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, where members of the Haida nation have lived for millennia and currently make up half of the islands’ 5000-person population. The Haida Nation’s territory consists of the islands of Haida Gwaii, land in …

Molecular Biology

Expedition gives live look at underwater mountains off B.C.'s coast

An underwater expedition team is shedding light on a deep sea mystery off B.C.'s coast – and they're doing it in a live broadcast.<p>The Northeast …

Alaska

Climate change adaptation: Consulting Canada's Indigenous peoples

The first-ever climate adaptation report released by the federal government a few weeks ago touted its inclusion of three prominent Indigenous …

Canada

Gwaii Haanas looks to protect more marine areas

Sushi was a good choice at the community dinner that introduced a new draft plan for Gwaii Haanas last Friday.<p>Called the Land-Sea-People Plan or Gina …

Western Canada

Ocean House Haida Gwaii - Floating Luxury Eco-Lodge

Ever feel the need to unplug, get off the grid and connect to nature?<p>Ocean House is a floating eco-lodge located off the north coast of British …

Alaska

Delayed BC Ferries passengers get time for cake, and time to eat it too

Getting stranded at the Prince Rupert ferry terminal can be a real picnic, at least on a summer long weekend.<p>Dawn-Ann Schneider got held up for hours …

National Parks

Scientists launch expedition to map coral-covered underwater volcanoes | The Star

VANCOUVER—A team of scientists are preparing to launch a 16-day expedition to survey three underwater volcanoes off B.C.’s west coast.<p>At two …

Alaska

Ocean House, Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii feels like the edge of the world. Located on the far northern coastline of British Columbia, closer to Alaska than Vancouver, this …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Good news for ferry travelers between Nanaimo and Horseshoe Bay

A mixed bag for ferry customers, with one ship returning to service while another is docked until later this week.<p>BC Ferries says the Coastal …

Western Canada

B.C. municipal election 2018: Queen Charlotte

Candidates<p>To be announced.<p>Boundary<p>Queen Charlotte is located on Haida Gwaii, along Bearskin Bay in Skidegate Inlet and about 110 kilometres south of …

Canada

In Pictures: Ocean House Floating Lodge

Ocean House Floating Lodge<p>The 12-room floating hotel is located in the remote Haida Gwaii archipelago off of Canada’s northern coast.<p>Photo: Courtesy …

Canada

Rare whale sighting spurs hope and research on Canadian Pacific Ocean

The North Pacific right whale was almost fished to extinction but a few rare, recent sightings have thrilled scientists, raised hopes and spurred …

Seafloor

Learning from a 19-year Experiment | Nature Research Ecology & Evolution Community

Phenotypic diversity of threespine stickleback in the adaptive radiation on Haida Gwaii. Drawings: Thomas E. Reimchen.<p>The background for this study …

Biology

Experimental evidence for rapid genomic adaptation to a new niche in an adaptive radiation

Article | Published: 25 June 2018<p>David A. Marques ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-4590-4575,<br>• Felicity C. Jones,<br>• Federica Di Palma,<br>• David M. Kingsley &<br>• Thomas …

Google Scholar

THE 12 MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN CANADA YOU NEED TO VISIT

Canada’s reputation as a maple-scented land of sorrys has never done it justice. The world’s second-largest country may not boast the geographical …

Hiking

Coast guard crew makes rare sighting of right whale off Haida Gwaii

For the third time this decade, one of the world's rarest whales has been spotted off the B.C. coast, but scientists say it's too early to know if …

Nova Scotia

Watch: Bikepacking 200km in British Columba with No Food

Have you ever thought about going for a 7-day bikepacking trip and just living off the land? Me neither. But Matt Hunter, Charlie McLellan, Nicolas …

Mountain Biking

B.C. government investigating felling of centuries-old trees on Haida Gwaii | The Star

VANCOUVER — B.C.’s forests ministry is investigating logging practices on Haida Gwaii after the islands’ First Nation presented evidence alleging …

Western Canada

Bank-robber author Stephen Reid dies on Haida Gwaii at 68

Canadian author Stephen Reid who was once on the FBI's most wanted list for robbing banks and often on best seller lists for his literature has died …

Canadian News

Exploring First Nations culture and indigenous history in British Columbia

The history of British Columbia stretches far back beyond the founding of Canada in 1867. Its indigenous First Nations people provide fascinating insight into this epic landscape<p>Every great destination has a tale which stretches back far beyond living memory – and British Columbia is certainly no …

British Columbia

Canadian Bank Robber And Author Stephen Reid Dies In B.C. Hospital

He was 68.<p>VICTORIA — Canadian author Stephen Reid who was once on the FBI's most wanted list for robbing banks and often on best seller lists for his …

Canadian News

Passenger Medevaced from Norwegian Jewel

A Norwegian Cruise Line's passenger has been rescued off Vancouver Island on Tuesday, June 12, and taken to hospital.<p>Members of 442 rescue squadron …

City’s treasure trove revealed for Liverpool Biennial

FROM a Monet masterpiece to an Egyptian head, the civic silver and a totem pole, Liverpool has a wealth of hidden treasures to be rediscovered by the …

Liverpool

Spectacular Treasure Trove from the City’s Great Collections Revealed for Liverpool Biennial - Culture

From a Monet masterpiece to an Egyptian head, the civic silver and a totem pole, Liverpool has a wealth of hidden treasures to be rediscovered by the …

Liverpool

Foodless Odyssey (video)

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Bikepacking

Light earthquake strikes Southern Gulf Islands 47 kilometres south of Vancouver

Charlie SmithAt 10:09 a.m., a 3.2-magnitude earthquake seven kilometres from the Southern Gulf Islands.It occurred at a depth of 58 kilometres and is …

Natural Disasters