Tag Archives: Ahousaht First Nation

Giving Back: Leviathan II survivor finds way to thank Ahousaht First Nation

A Calgary couple who survived the whale-watching boat capsize off Tofino, B.C., last month say they’ve found the perfect way to thank the people of nearby Ahousaht, who rushed to the scene and pulled them from the frigid waters. Dwayne Mazereeuw and his wife were among 21 people on board the Leviathan II who were rescued. Five British nationals and a man from Australia died in the accident. Fishermen from the Ahousaht First Nation are credited with spotting the only flare the crew of the boat was able to deploy. “How do you ever thank someone,,, Read the rest here 07:53

Canada (Fisheries and Oceans) vs. Ahousaht First Nation

The Federal Court of Appeal released a decision on September 24, 2014 in Canada (Fisheries and Oceans) v. Ahousaht First Nation, dismissing Fisheries and Oceans Canada (“DFO”)’s appeal against a Federal Court decision to grant various Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations applicants with an interlocutory injunction. Read the rest here 21:34