Tahsis salmon hatchery releases 160,000 chinook

Tahsis salmon hatchery releases 160,000 chinook
Via CHEK News
One of the island’s most successful community salmon hatcheries, the Les Dowding Memorial Volunteer Salmon Hatchery is now in it’s 35th year.

Next week they’ll be preparing 70,000 more chinook for release into the Tahsis River.
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NUU-CHAH-NULTH FISHERMEN CONFRONTED WHILE FOOD FISHING AT TAHSIS

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Tahsis — RCMP are investigating a racially-charged incident that occurred yesterday at the edge of Canton River near Tahsis when Nuu-chah-nulth fishermen were confronted by two non-Native men unhappy the group was out food fishing in the area.
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RCMP Requesting Help in Recovering 9.9 Horse Power Mercury Kicker Stolen From Tahsis

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The Nootka Sound RCMP is investigating the theft of a  from a boat that was trailered and parked at 51 Strange Road in Tahsis.   The motor was last seen on the morning of June 16th and discovered stolen later that afternoon having been removed from the rear of the boat.  The motor had a silver propeller guard on it, equipped with an electric start and electric tilt.  The serial number of the motor is OR239204.  If anyone has information to the whereabouts of the stolen motor or who may have stolen it is asked to contact the Nootka Sound RCMP at 250-283-2227 or CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477.

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Gold River, Mowachaht / Muchalaht, Tahsis Sign Shared Vision Statement

Signing of Shared Vision Statement

Left to Right: Mayor Jude Schooner (Village of Tahsis) Tyee Ha’wilth Mike Maquinna (Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation) Mayor Brad Unger (Village of Gold River)

Via CivicInfo BC

Gold River, Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation, Tahsis

GOLD RIVER – On Thursday March 17, 2016, the Village of Gold River, along with the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation and the Village of Tahsis signed a shared Vision Statement solidifying their commitment to work together to enhance the well-being of each community and the region.

This historic step forward unites the three communities by enabling collaborative participation through shared values, respect and a newly established working relationship. The new relationship will strengthen their ability to pursue business and economic development strategies for the betterment of their residents, members and businesses.

The Vision Statement states, in part:

“We are progressive communities that share a desire to responsibly manage our natural resources in a manner that will stimulate new business opportunities and develop a diversified economy whilst always respecting each other.”

“This is a defining moment in the long history of the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation. This Vision Statement reflects the truth of the respectful, trusting and mutually beneficial relationships with our valued Tahsis and Gold River neighbors,” said Chief Mike Maquinna of the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation Council of Chiefs.

“Revitalizing our local and regional economy in a sustainable way requires working closely with the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation and the Village of Tahsis. We know that open and meaningful relationships are fundamental to our economic growth,” said Mayor Brad Unger of Gold River.

“We are stronger together than apart,” said Mayor Jude Schooner of Tahsis. “We have put into our daily lives the relationship and reconciliation that is often talked about but not always delivered. We have done it here.”

The communities will now work on a Co-operation Agreement to implement key aspects of the Vision Statement.

The Vision Statement was a product of a series of Community to Community meetings made possible by funding from the Government of British Columbia.

Michael McGee, Administrator
Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation
(250) 283-2015

Larry Plourde, Administrator
Village of Gold River
(250) 283-2202

Mark Tatchell, Chief Administrative Officer
Village of Tahsis
(250) 934-6344

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