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NWCC’s Houston Training Centre to close at the end of June

Northwest Community College will be closing their Houston Training Centre next month. The College says a decrease in enrollment has gotten to the point where keeping the doors open was not economically viable anymore. President Ken Burt says the decision was not made easily and they will be working with the impacted staff to possibly take over other vacant positions. Burt ... Read More »

Alberta wins bid for intervener status in lawsuits involving Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

The Alberta government has won its bid for intervener status in lawsuits filed against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by several B.C. First Nations. Premier Rachel Notley’s government had asked the Federal Court of Appeal to grant it status so it could defend the province and its key industries. Several First Nation bands and British Columbia municipalities filed lawsuits in ... Read More »

Smithers looking to get feedback on the Bulkley Valley Arts & Culture Centre

Smithers is looking to get feed back on the proposed Bulkley Valley Arts & Culture Centre. Mayor Taylor Bachrach says the town is looking for the public’s take on the project. He says the proposed building will be an addition to their already thriving arts and culture scene in Smithers. The centre is proposed to be located at Central Park which ... Read More »

Police investigating home invasion in Smithers

Police are looking to speak with witnesses following a home invasion in Smithers. RCMP say it happened Monday around 4:00 a.m. in the 3200 block of Turner Way. Police say it involved five masked men who had weapons, including possible firearms. The men forced their way into the residence, restrained four people who were in the home and demanded drugs. ... Read More »

Police conducting fraud investigation in Prince George

Mounties are urging residents to be cautious giving out information following a fraud case in Prince George. RCMP say they got a report of fraud from a resident last Friday. A person called the victim claiming to be a major Canadian bank. The victim told police that the man requested the victim to help them and RCMP with an investigation. ... Read More »

Preliminary work for the MMIW Inquiry starting in Yukon

Members of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are in Yukon doing preliminary work ahead of the start of the inquiry. Staff from the health, research, community relations, and legal teams are in the territory this week, reaching out to those who want to participate in the inquiry, which starts in Whitehorse. The inquiry says ... Read More »

Canucks Autism Network tours northern B.C.

A network providing workshops on Autism has wrapped up a tour across the north. The Canucks Autism Network says they spent time traveling to towns to provide support and training. Stephanie Jull is the director of training and programs for the network. She says their goal is to provide proper training and support to parents, teachers, and recreation staff. She ... Read More »

Reaction pours in on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act

New legislation introduced by the federal government will bar most oil tankers from operating along the North coast. Transportation Minister Marc Garneau has introduced the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in the House of Commons. It will ban tankers carrying crude oil and persistent oils from stopping from the northern tip of Vancouver Island all the way to the B.C.-Alaska border, ... Read More »

Port of Prince Rupert gets new cranes

The Port of Prince Rupert is welcoming some heavy duty power to their fleet. The port’s Michael Gurney says three new cranes arrived over the weekend and will help the port improve their efficiency. He says it helps them compete with other ports along the west coast. Gurney says the cranes will be fully operational in about a month. The ... Read More »

Local governments once again discuss upgrading the Cranberry Connector

Local governments are once again bringing up the idea of upgrading the Cranberry Connector. The road runs between the Nass Camp and Highway 37. It’s currently operated by the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations as a resource road. The Village of Gitwinksihlkw is looking to expand their tourism and believe upgrading the connector will make it more ... Read More »

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