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News Reporter/ Anchor. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Jeff has a background in sports journalism, and radio hosting. He comes most recently from his post as a morning show host in Chetwynd.

Province launches public consultations in to real estate money laundering

In an effort to curtail money laundering in BC, the province will be undertaking a public consultation process. BC’s Expert Panel on Money Laundering in Real Estate was formed earlier this year as part of the province’s 30 point Plan for Housing Affordability. Maureen Maloney, BC’s former deputy attorney general, will head the panel which will investigate existing laws, financial ... Read More »

Williams Lake Officer named 2017 Conservation Officer of the Year

Williams Lake based Conservation Officer Len butler has been named the 2017 Outstanding Officer of the Year. Butler has been a member of the BC Conservation Service since 1991, after moving over from Alberta. Currently, Butler oversees operations in three different zones as the inspector for the Thompson-Cariboo region, and as one of three leads for the Predator Attack Team. ... Read More »

Applications now being accepted for the 2018 Stewards of the Future program

Support for youth environmental leaders will continue for a fifth year with the launching of the 2018 edition of the Stewards of the Future program. Funded by the Government House Foundation and supported by the Lieutenant Governor of BC, the program supports and encourages youth to connect with their environments and explore their communities. Funding will go towards field trips, ... Read More »

Premier John Horgan and Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson to debate electoral reform tonight

Those following the on-going electoral reform referendum will have a chance to hear the views of two of the province’s political leaders this evening. Premier John Horgan and Opposition and Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson will meet today to debate their stances on electoral reform. Horgan will argue for proportional representation, while Wilkinson will argue against. The debate begins at 7 ... Read More »

FortisBC exploring other options to bolster natural gas supply this winter

With their 36 inch pipeline currently operating at just 55 percent capacity, FortisBC has begun to seek other options to bolster their natural gas supply. While repairs on the pipeline following a freak explosion near Shelley have been completed, the pipeline’s flow must be slowly tapered back in to service. NEB restrictions will force the line and it’s 30 inch ... Read More »

New Legislation aims to improve working conditions for health care aides

Seniors and those with disabilities will be the biggest beneficiaries of legislation introduced today which aims to improve working conditions for health sector employees. Under the proposed Health Sector Statutes Repeal Act, two existing acts, the Health and Social Services Delivery Improvement Act, and the Health Sector Partnerships Agreement Act, would be removed. By removing these two acts in their ... Read More »

Fort St John RCMP investigating suspicious circumstance

RCMP in Fort St John are investigating what they are calling a suspicious circumstance from November 4th. While they are releasing very little information regarding the actual incident, they are looking for any resident who may have been present. The incident in question occured at the Esso in Wonowon between 9:00 and 9:25 at night. Police are asking for anyone ... Read More »

Prince Rupert to take part in community safety pilot project

Prince Rupert is one of four communities selected to take part in a pilot project that will use technology to make communities safer. Under the Smart Communities pilot program, the City will receive 22,120 dollars to develop technology which will create solutions to every day problems. Four projects are already on the slate for the program, including: a mobile app ... Read More »

Northern Health responds to Prince Rupert ophthalmology concerns

Northern Health is aware of concerns over the availability of ophthalmology care in Prince Rupert which has been a hot topic of late. According to Communications Officer Eryn Collins, Northern Health is exploring solutions. Collins says the highly specialized nature of the field makes expanding in to other communities much more difficult. She went on to say that, while a ... Read More »

45.5 Million dollars in Community Gaming Grants awarded by province

More than 700 not-for-profit organizations will be splitting 18 million dollars in arts and culture funding through BC’s annual Community Gaming Grants. All of the organizations will deliver performing arts, literature, heritage, and cultural programs for British Columbians of all ages and walks of life. On top of that, 850 sport sector organizations will be receiving 27.5 million in funding ... Read More »

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