Haida Gwaii

First Signs Of Human Life In Canada May Be Here

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Researchers using a robotic underwater vehicle off British Columbia's northern coast believe they may have found the earliest evidence of ...

A Marathon At The Edge of the World

Chris Taylor | Posted 08.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Taylor

This trip wasn't about ease. After spending almost 15 years abroad in the U.S., it was about reconnecting with the heart and soul of British Columbia: The vistas of Pacific beaches, the calls of the ravens at daybreak, the natural spirits that populate every curve in the coastline.

LOOK: Amazing Shots Of Life In Haida Gwaii

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Haida Gwaii is often touted as one of the most beautiful areas of British Columbia, but its remote location means many of us can't get there to see it...

The Stories Art Tells: Lessons from the Charles Edenshaw Exhibit

Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson

While the Haida Nation, B.C. and Canada have taken strides in shared land management, B.C. and Canada oppose Haida Aboriginal Title to the lands and waters of Haida Gwaii. In their legal arguments they completely deny Haida Aboriginal Title and rights. They deny that the Haida owned land. These denials are centuries old and belong to "another time".

Suits Actor Tackles Life and Decay in New Photography Exhibit

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

Adams shot several of his photos in what looks like puzzle pieces -- tiny sequential photographs that he pieced together to create a sense of the grandeur and size of nature in the community where his sister and his nephew made their home. One of Adams' photos focuses on totem pole creation, a Native art that is found all over British Columbia.

Second Strike For Island Rats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

GWAII HAANAS, B.C. - Parks Canada has completed a second air drop of rat poison on two islands in Gwaii Haanas national park, in an effort to restore ...

Death From Above

CBC | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

In an effort to eradicate rats, officials with Parks Canada have taken to the skies to drop poison pellets on a couple of islands in Haida Gwaii. Ei...

LOOK: B.C.'s Natural Wonders

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. isn't just beautiful, it boasts natural wonders that are bound to take your breath away. Just think about Cathedral Grove, with its majestic, ...

FEAST: Eating the West Coast of Canada

Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Lindsay Anderson and Dana VanVeller

When was the last time you had upsquee? Salal berries? Sea rocket? We'd never even heard of these West Coast foods until we began our FEAST journey, and it was a strange thing to realize we could live within a landscape for years, and still not know all it can offer for dinner.

Rare Discovery Off Haida Gwaii Coast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - Fisheries and Oceans Canada says biologists have spotted a rare, endangered whale in British Columbia waters for the first time in mor...

Don't Dump Iron -- Dump Rogue Climate Schemes

L. Jim Thomas | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
L. Jim Thomas

The press release had a pretty stark headline: "Haida Announce Termination of Russ George." George was the guy who persuaded the small impoverished indigenous community of Old Massett on Haida Gwaii to part with over $2.5-million. He did so under the pretense that dumping iron in the ocean to stimulate a plankton bloom would net lucrative profits in the carbon credit market. Losing the rogue geoengineer may be good for optics, but it is a meaningless step unless the Haida also jettison his junk visions to manipulate the oceans and climate.

Haida Gwaii Ocean Dumping Continues

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OLD MASSETT, B.C. - The California businessman behind a controversial ocean fertilization project off B.C.'s west coast has been fired, but the group ...

Japanese Fishing Boat Washes Up In B.C.

CBC | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A fishing boat owned by a Japanese couple and lost in the 2011 tsunami has brought two women from opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean together after t...

B.C. Haida Gwaii Earthquake Preps Stalled By Feds, Says B.C. MP

Robin Rowland | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The Stephen Harper government is stalling on requests for better earthquake preparation on B.C.'s Haida Gwaii, according to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Nathan Cullen.

Worst-Case Spill Outweighs Oil Rewards: Study

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The financial costs of a worst-case scenario tanker spill off the north coast of British Columbia could outweigh the economic re...

How BC Zoned Out On The Tsunami Warning

Robin Rowland | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

Kitimat, B.C. and New York had one thing in common this week: the misuse and use of social media, Twitter and Facebook that spread both accurate warnings and dangerous misinformation about an impending disaster.

Haida Gwaii Islands Aftershocks Continue

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SANDSPIT, B.C. - The B.C. coast continues to feel the rumble of earthquake aftershocks.A magnitude-5.2 quake was recorded 90 kilometres southeast of S...

Haida Gwaii Earthquake Did WHAT?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The recent West Coast earthquake appears to have shut off the water at the popular hot springs in Haida Gwaii's national park, but there is hope they ...

Not Waiting On A Tsunami

CP | James Keller | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Lisa Kendall really only needs to answer two questions before she decides whether a tsunami might be heading towards her small community o...

Ottawa Didn't Authorize Iron Dumping: UN Delegate

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A controversial ocean fertilization experiment off the British Columbia coast highlights the urgent need for a worldwide regulatory regime to consider...

7.7 Quake Rattles B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. - After a sleepless night of tsunami warnings and aftershocks, triggered by a massive earthquake off British Columbia's northwes...

BC #Earthquake: Twitter Reports And Reactions

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Just as quickly (if not quicker) as the U.S. Geological Survey reported that an earthquake had struck B.C.'s coastal Haida Gwaii Saturday night, the t...

Big Earthquake Shakes B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Oct. 28, 2012: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was reported near Sandspit, B.C. Sunday at 11:54 local time. It has not resulted in a tsunami warni...

Iron Ocean Dump's Greatest Risk

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A small British Columbia First Nation making waves around the world with a controversial experiment in the Pacific Ocean is on the front l...

Haida Village Defends Ocean Dump

CP | James Keller and Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A tiny First Nations village that poured iron into the deep Pacific Ocean in an attempt to boost salmon stocks insisted Friday the project...