Rochelle Baker, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Canada's National Observer


Schooling the fine art of Indigenous food sovereignty

Island First Nations headed to Port Alberni to share cultural knowledge and strengthen food sovereignty


Satellites track the tiny silver fish hugely important to marine life

UVic researchers are tracking populations around the Island to understand spawning patterns

Vancouver Island

Salmon SWAT teams deployed on Island to help fish during drought

BC teams aerated rivers and dug them into new directions in effort to prevent more salmon deaths