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RCMP searching for missing Telkwa woman near Terrace

RCMP are asking for help finding a missing Telkwa woman. Investigators say 34 year-old Chantelle Simpson left her Telkwa home July 4th and spoke with family later that night, but has not been heard from since. Terrace RCMP found Simpson’s vehicle near Gossen Creek Street east of the city July 5th and began a search of the area with a ... Read More »

Greyhound to axe all Western Canada routes by October 31

After pulling out of Northern British Columbia, Greyhound now says it plans to put the brakes on all of its remaining bus and freight routes with one exception. As of October 31, the only Greyhound bus route that will operate in BC will be the one running from Vancouver to Seattle. The company says all other routes are being cancelled ... Read More »

Search for missing boater won’t resume until river level drops

Efforts to locate an Alberta man missing in the Kitimat River won’t likely resume until water levels drop. Dave Jephson with Terrace Search and Rescue says crews spent hours in a hazardous search of a log jam where the 39-year-old Alberta man’s boat capsized Saturday. RCMP say it’s not safe to launch off of the 18 Mile Bridge site at ... Read More »

Feds to bolster search and rescue capabilities on the North Coast

The North Coast is getting added marine rescue capabilities. The Canadian Coast Guard is opening four new search and rescue stations, including one in Hartley Bay. The new stations are part of Ottawa’s $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Program to protect the marine environment, coastal communities and support economic growth. The other new search and rescue stations will be established around ... Read More »

Search suspended for missing boater on Kitimat River

Kitimat RCMP have suspended the search for a missing Alberta man on the Kitimat River. Police say the 39-year-old man was fishing with three friends late Saturday morning when his inflatable boat capsized after it hit a log jam shortly after launching from the 18 Mile Bridge site. Despite efforts by RCMP, Kitimat Search and Rescue, Terrace Swift Water Rescue, and ... Read More »

Kitimat RCMP looking for missing boater

RCMP and Kitimat Search and Rescue are searching for a missing boater. Officials say the search began after the 39-year-old man, believed to be from Alberta, was thrown into the water as his inflatable boat capsized Saturday. Few details have been released, but RCMP are advising boaters that it is not safe to launch of the 18 Mile Bridge site ... Read More »

BC Hydro extends electric vehicle fast-charging station network

BC Hydro has expanded the number of electric vehicle charging stations, but it will be a longer wait for northern BC drivers yet. The utility says phase 2 of its fast-charging network added 28 new stations in addition to the 30 installed in 2016. The vast majority are in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, while two stations have been ... Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cariboo/Prince George

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Cariboo and Prince George regions. Forecasters say conditions could result in severe thunderstorms with strong wind, large hail, and heavy rain. Officials say thunderstorms over the Prince George, Cariboo and Mcgregor regions Friday morning may become severe by the afternoon. These storms have potential to produce heavy downpours and large ... Read More »

Mother launches class-action lawsuit over missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A Regina mother whose daughter went missing has launched a multi-million-dollar class-action lawsuit against Ottawa and the RCMP. Danita Faith has been missing for more than 10 years, and her mother Diane BigEagle is caring for her two children. The statement of claim alleges a negligent and lackadaisical approach to investigating missing and murdered Indigenous women. The lawsuit filed by ... Read More »

Freda Diesing art program adds Advanced Diploma

Coast Mountain College is adding a third year Advanced Diploma to the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art. The 10-month program is meant to enhance both the skills and confidence of graduates from the First Nation Fine Arts diploma through a mix of business courses, jewellery, and sculpture. “This is an exciting opportunity for Indigenous artists to continue growing ... Read More »

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