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Cullen believes there is still a chance to defeat US aluminum tariffs

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen believes that there is still a chance for Canada to get US aluminum tariffs thrown out. Democratic members of the US Congress have suggested that they will withhold support for the new USMCA trade agreement barring significant changes. According Cullen, who recently met with Unifor reps from the Rio Tinto plant in Kitimat, this represents ... Read More »

Dawson Creek shooting leads to two arrests

Dawson Creek RCMP have arrested two men in relation to a shooting from earlier in the month. On November 2nd, at around 10:30 at night, police were called to the intersection of the Alaska Highway and 17th Street after reports of a shooting. When they arrived, police found one 30 year old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Following the ... Read More »

Heritage Park Museum to receive $20,000 in improvements in 2019

2019 will bring two major improvements to the Heritage Park Museum in Terrace, according to the District Museum Society. Uplands Nursery will assist in the completion of the second phase of the Paverstone Walkway, which will address mobility concerns, and ensure a safe route between attractions. This phase of the walkway will cover 76 square meters from the Gazebo to ... Read More »

Grant funding to allow for upgrades to Fort Forum Ice Arena in Fort St James

Upgrades are on the way for the Fort Forum Ice Arena in Fort St James with the announcement of nearly 24 thousand dollars in Rural Dividend funding. A replacement plan for the Fort Forum ice-plant system is the focus of the funding, which will also go towards plans to reduce ammonia usage and maintain energy. The funding will help to ... Read More »

Provincial grant brings forestry sector improvements for Quesnel

Quesnel’s forestry sector is in line for numerous improvements thanks, in part, to a 367 thousand dollar provincial grant. Announced today, the funding will come from the special circumstances provision of the Rural Dividend Fund, and aims to create new opportunities in forestry management and product manufacturing. In March, the City of Quesnel held their Future of Forestry Think Tank, ... Read More »

Ski Free Giveaway

Ski Free Giveaway   Each week we’ll be giving away a pair of lift tickets to Hudson Bay Mountain Resort! Fill out the entry form below, and every Monday starting November 19th, we’ll draw one winner and announce it live on the air! CFNR is proud to be a Hudson Bay Mountain Community Weekend sponsor! Each weekend’s community can take ... Read More »

Gusts could hit 110 km/h as wind warnings issued for Haida Gwaii, North Coast

Button up and brace for gusty conditions. Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for Haida Gwaii and the North/Central Coasts. Forecasters say an intense area of low pressure will approach the Alaska Panhandle spreading strong southerly winds of up to 100 km/h for the North and Central Coasts Tuesday morning. In its wake, the low will also spread strong southwesterly ... Read More »

New affordable child care launching in BC

Parents of roughly 2,500 children are set to benefit from 53 prototype child care sites launching over the next 2 months. Thanks to a 60 million dollar investment from the Federal Government’s Early Learning and Child Care Agreement, the sites will offer child care at just 200 dollars a month per child. An application process took place in June which ... Read More »

Coast Mountains School Board Trustees to be sworn in on Tuesday

With the dust finally settled on local elections season, the Coast Mountains School District is set to officially swear in their new Trustees on Tuesday. This term’s trustees include: Art Erasmus and Margaret Warcup of Terrace, Sandy Watson representing Thornhill, Raymond Apna-Raj and Karen Jonkman for Kitimat, Angela Brand Danuser for Stewart, and Shar McCroy representing Hazelton. An informal ceremony ... Read More »

Smithers Fire and Rescue recognized nationally for fundraising efforts

Smithers Fire and Rescue has been recognized nationally for their fundraising efforts in support of Muscular Dystrophy Canada. Since 1991, the department has raised more than 1 million dollars for the charitable organization. As a result, they were honoured with the National 2018 Doctor David Green Impact Award during a ceremony last month. According to the department, raising money to ... Read More »

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