Andrew Bailey

A GoFundMe page was created Sunday morning that identifies University of Victoria student Nijin John as the man who died after a surfing accident on Long Beach Saturday afternoon. (Photo-GoFundMe)

GoFundMe page identifies UVic student as surfer who died near Tofino

“He was a beloved son, brother, and a friend.”

A GoFundMe page was created Sunday morning that identifies University of Victoria student Nijin John as the man who died after a surfing accident on Long Beach Saturday afternoon. (Photo-GoFundMe)
Paramedics responded to an incident at Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo - John de Vries)

Man dies in surfing accident on Long Beach near Tofino

Paramedics were seen trying to resuscitate the 27 year-old male Saturday afternoon

Paramedics responded to an incident at Long Beach on Saturday. (Photo - John de Vries)
Evacuated Tofino and Ucluelet residents head home after Tsunami Warning cancelled
Evacuated Tofino and Ucluelet residents head home after Tsunami Warning cancelled
Tofino Co-op employee Ruthie Gallic is thrilled to hand out reusable bags rather than plastic ones. (Photo - Surfrider Pacific Rim)

Surf group winning the war on plastic bags

The Tofino Co-op will no longer provide plastic bags, following in the footsteps of the Ucluelet location that already made the change earlier this year.

Tofino Co-op employee Ruthie Gallic is thrilled to hand out reusable bags rather than plastic ones. (Photo - Surfrider Pacific Rim)
A necropsy conducted by DFO revealed that this humpback whale, which washed up near Uclulet last week, had a broken jaw. (Photo - Kirsten Robinson)

Humpback whale washes up near Ucluelet

A necropsy performed on the large mammal revealed it had a broken jaw, which indicates significant trauma.

A necropsy conducted by DFO revealed that this humpback whale, which washed up near Uclulet last week, had a broken jaw. (Photo - Kirsten Robinson)
Jesse Bone of Filter Studios captured this image of a salmon shark while fishing for tuna with Willie Mitchell off Tofino.

VIDEO: Ex-Canuck Willie Mitchell spots rare salmon shark off Tofino

‘Fishing and eating tuna is marvellous. But it’s what you see out there.’

Jesse Bone of Filter Studios captured this image of a salmon shark while fishing for tuna with Willie Mitchell off Tofino.
VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino

An adult female Steller sea lion was facing a potentially painful and slow death on Cleland Island.

VIDEO: Entangled sea lion rescued near Tofino