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Terrace and CUPE Local 2012 ratify new contract

The City of Terrace and its unionized workers have ratified a new labour deal. The city and CUPE Local 2012 say the four-year agreement takes effect January 1st, 2018 and includes wage increases of 1.5%, 1.5% in 2019, 2.0% in 2020 and 2.0% in 2021. The contract also provides some benefit improvements. Terrace Mayor Carol Leclerc says the city is pleased ... Read More »

RCMP provide more details about Highway 37 crash

Kitimat RCMP have provided more details about a crash between Terrace and Kitimat Wednesday. Mounties say a northbound van collided with a southbound commercial semi just north of Onion Lake. The van ended up in the ditch and the driver was taken to hospital in Terrace with injuries.  The semi driver was not hurt. The crash, which occurred around 1:45, ... Read More »

Vehicle incident on Highway 37

Drivers on Highway 37 may be slowed down due to a vehicle incident. According to Drive BC, the incident took place 35 km north of Kitimat. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 20 minutes delay. Witnesses say a passenger van was sideswiped by a rig truck, with debris spread on the road. Check Drive ... Read More »

Report says Indigenous youth died at twice the rate as non-Aboriginal youth

A new report on unexpected deaths says Indigenous youth in British Columbia died at a rate almost two times higher than non-Aboriginal youth over a six-year period ending in 2015. The BC Coroners Service and First Nations Health Authority reviewed the unexpected deaths of 95 Indigenous young people between the ages of 15 and 24 during the period between January ... Read More »

All Native Basketball Qualifying Tournament: 2017

CFNR will be live streaming 2017 All Native Basketball Qualifying Tournament from November 22nd till November 25th! From Jim Ciccone Civic Center in Prince Rupert. We will have daily score updates on-air and a video play by play for the final games! The All Native Basketball Qualifying Tournament, is a tournament for teams who have either been away from the ... Read More »

Terrace to get modular housing to help homeless

A new supportive housing project has been announced to help the homeless in Terrace. As part of the plan to build 2,000 modular housing units across the province, the BC government is putting up nearly $8 million dollars for 52 permanent units in the city. “This modular-housing program is a critical step towards supporting our most vulnerable citizens and providing ... Read More »

Taxi crashes into Prince Rupert bank branch

Prince Rupert RCMP and emergency crews were called out shortly after noon Wednesday after a vehicle crashed into a downtown business. A taxi van broke through the glass at the TD bank branch, but it’s unclear what caused the collision. There is no word on any injuries to the driver or customers at the bank. Read More »

McBride RCMP are continuing to investigate a break and enter

McBride RCMP are continuing to investigate after a Break and Enter. On Saturday, November 4th RCMP are called to a business in the 200 block of Main Street. The alarm had been triggered in several areas of the building within a two-minute frame. Police arrive on the scene and discover that a rear door had been forced open. There was ... Read More »

Indigenous Marine Response Centre proposed by Heiltsuk Nation

The Heiltsuk Nation on the central coast has released a report outlining its plans to strengthen oil spill prevention and clean-up in the region by establishing an Indigenous Marine Response Centre. The report says the centre’s base operations, fleet and crew could be operational in about six months, if an initial investment of 11-million dollars is received. The response centre, ... Read More »

Snowfall warning for Smithers

Some good news for skiers and boarders, but not so much for motorists. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Smithers along with Prince George and the Fort St. James area. Snowfall of 10 to 15 cm is expected Wednesday as a Pacific front is expected to track across the interior. Visibility may be reduced by heavy snow. ... Read More »

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