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Welcome to the District

Situated in the traditional territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation where an enriching relationship exists between our community members and the natural environment, Tofino promotes healthy civic engagement supporting a creative and resilient community of varied ages that is socially, environmentally and economically diverse.

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Help keep our wildlife wild!

Earlier in the year, the District of Tofino began working on a Wildlife Attractant Bylaw.

Learn more about the Wildlife Attractant Bylaw

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Work With Us

If you are motivated, talented, and committed to making a positive difference in the community, consider bringing your talent to our dedicated team, providing diverse services to the community.

Learn more about employment opportunities

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Council Meetings

Keep up-to-date with District of Tofino projects and plans by attending Council meetings.

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News & Announcements

Public Notice

Peterson Drive Tonquin Trail Access Closure

October 20, 2021

Access to Tonquin Trail via Peterson Drive is due to close on Monday, October 25, 2021.
The trail closure is necessary to allow construction of the first Headwaters affordable rental housing building at District Lot 114 to commence.
Tonquin Trail will remain open and accessible from the trailhead at the Community Hall, via the Tonquin Connector and Tonquin Park Road.

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Tofino Housing Corporation and Catalyst Community Developments Society celebrate major development

September 6, 2021

Tofino Housing Corporation’s 14-unit affordable Creekside development nears completion as community members celebrate this significant milestone.
The Creekside development at 700 Sharp Road, will help meet a critical need for affordable rental options for individuals and families who face challenges finding a place to call home on the West Coast. The initial site development began in February 2021 and is on track to welcome tenants by April 1st, 2022.

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Open Letter to the Community Regarding Child Care in Tofino

July 9, 2021

We understand the stress and uncertainty short notice closures and staff shortages have caused for parents and families who rely on this essential service. We are taking steps to address both immediate and long term needs.

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District Happenings

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