Tofino

B.C. Beach Cleared After WWII Munitions Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK, B.C. - Strolling the delicate dunes of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve on Vancouver Island is once again possible, af...

Country's Top Female Surfers To Take To The Waves

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - For the fourth straight year, dozens of women will climb into neoprene wetsuits this weekend, pull on their booties and gloves and paddle ...

Why An Island Couple Is Boycotting The Election

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Don't be surprised if Wayne Adams and Catherine King boycott the ballot box on May 14.The full-time artists who live on a floating garden ...

WATCH: Orcas Chase B.C. Surfers!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Surfers near Tofino, B.C., were sent running for dry land earlier this week when a pod of orcas got a little too close for comfort Tofino videograp...

Meet Tofino's New Mayor

CBC | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Josie Osborne is the new mayor of Tofino. The position opened up in the popular Vancouver Island tourist town in November when then-mayor...

Cougar Tears Off Man's Pants

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Fearing for his life, a 38-year-old Vancouver Island man says he ran from the fangs and claws of a ravenous cougar and scaled a hefty piec...

WATCH: Closer Encounters Of the Whale Kind

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A group of fishermen in Vancouver Island near Tofino got more than an idyllic trip last month when they stopped their boat to watch a few humpback wha...

Mother Of Newborn Baby Punched In Hospital

CBC | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada

A Tofino, B.C., man has been arrested after allegedly punching the mother of his newborn in the head while she cradled the infant in her arms in a hos...

Did A Shark Attack B.C. Woman?

CBC | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada

A Vancouver Island woman believes a shark bit off part of her finger in B.C. waters while she was trying to surf for the first time. Kaitl...

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Salmon To Die Under Quarantine

CBC | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada

B.C.'s salmon farming industry is on high alert after the discovery of a lethal fish virus at one farm on the west coast of Vancouver Isl...

Volunteers Wanted

CBC | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

The wave of debris from the Japanese tsunami that is starting to wash up on the West Coast has prompted a call for volunteers to clean up...

Fisherman Clung To Flipped Boat For 12 Hours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada

TOFINO, B.C. - A fisherman who had clung to his overturned boat for almost 12 hours was saved in a dramatic midnight rescue off the west coast of Vanc...

Tsunami Debris Already Arriving, B.C. Mayor Says

CBC | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

The coastal community of Tofino, B.C., spent the Christmas season mentally preparing for the grim task of collecting, sorting and catalog...

What Caused The HMCS Corner Brook To Run Aground?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada

ESQUIMALT, B.C. - A board of inquiry says a navy submarine ran aground off the West Coast of Vancouver Island this past June because of human error.Th...