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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to introduce Indigenous Languages Act

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought members of the Assembly of First Nations to their feet today by promising to introduce an Indigenous Languages Act. Trudeau made the announcement during a special assembly in Gatineau, Quebec — telling the gathering the new legislation will preserve and revitalize the languages of First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples. Trudeau says residential schools and ... Read More »

Dease River First Nation to become more energy efficient

The Dease River First Nation is getting funding from the province to make homes and community buildings more energy efficient. The $128,120 will go towards insulating exposed hot-water pipes, installing water-saving shower heads, upgrading to LED lighting and improving furnaces that were installed in the ’80s. The money is coming from the province’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund. Read More »

Group in the Cariboo region using contest to recruit family doctors

A group in the Cariboo region is using an online contest to recruit new family doctors. The Central Interior Rural Division of Family Practice started a campaign, Tick Tock Find Us A Doc, to bring doctors to Williams Lake and 100 Miles House area. The heavily community involved process interacts through a Facebook page and are given a chances to win ... Read More »

Man wanted for sexual offences that happened in Prince George 20 years ago

Mounties are asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for alleged sexual offences they say occurred in Prince George more than 20 years ago. A Canada-wide arrest warrant has been issued for 55-year-old Rupert William Burr, who has been wanted in B.C. since 1998 for alleged offences that occurred in 1993. Police say Burr’s whereabouts are unknown, ... Read More »

Smithers RCMP impound numerous vehicles during National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day

Smithers RCMP say four vehicles have been impounded after being stopped during National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day. Police say three vehicles were impounded for alcohol offences and one was impounded because of stunt driving. A man was also arrested on a warrant from Prince George. Officers also issued tickets for other offences. Mounties are reminding motorists to be cautious on the roads, ... Read More »

Terrace RCMP looking to identify woman allegedly involved in large theft at Skeena Mall

Terrace RCMP are looking for a woman who allegedly stole a number of expensive headphones from the Skeena Mall. Police say the theft took place on October 31st when over $1,000 worth of high-end headphones were stolen from The Source. Mounties say security video shows the suspect disabling security tags and putting items into a plastic grocery bag, and then leaving ... Read More »

WestJet flight from Vancouver to Terrace has another emergency landing

Passengers on a WestJet Encore flight from Vancouver to Terrace had to deal with another emergency landing this morning. The airline declared an emergency due to a potential issue with the nose landing gear this morning. The same aircraft was diverted to Prince George on November 22nd, after airport officials couldn’t see the landing gear during the approach into Terrace. WestJet ... Read More »

Construction starting on newest trail on Ferry Island in Terrace

Construction begins next week on the newest trail on Ferry Island. The trail is being built by McElhanney that will travel under the Highway 16 overpass and connect with the existing trails. Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc says the cost of the project is being taken care of by McElhanney as they celebrate 50 years in Terrace. She says the project ... Read More »

RCMP use naloxone kit to reverse overdose in Prince George

Prince George RCMP are crediting a naloxone kit for reversing an overdose. Police went to a residence this morning and found a 28-year-old man not breathing in a shed on the property. The officer realized the victim was going through an overdose from a opioid and used a naloxone kit that almost immediately revived him. The man was then transported to ... Read More »

Williams Lake RCMP looking for wanted woman

Williams Lake RCMP are on the lookout for a wanted woman. Police say 51-year-old Zsuzsanna Holland is wanted on outstanding warrants for a number of charges. Mounties believe she’s living in the Williams Lake area. Holland is described as a Caucasian female, 5’9″, 141 pounds, with long straight brown hair, and blue eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact ... Read More »