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Under a month remains to nominate teachers for Premier’s Awards

Time is running out to nominate those teachers that had the biggest impact on your life for provincial recognition. June 30th is the last day to nominate educators and school faculty for the innaugural Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. The awards are intended to recognize the importance of those teachers who go above and beyond the call of duty ... Read More »

Purden Lake to get accessible playground

A popular provincial park east of Prince George will be home to what’s being billed as BC’s first universally accessible playground. BC Parks teamed up with Spinal Cord Injury BC to help develop the $250,000 playground at Purden Lake Provincial Park campground. The playground features a rubber surface and wheelchair-accessible ramps taking users to a unique piece of equipment that ... Read More »

RCMP investigating suspicious death near Williams Lake

The RCMP North District Major Crime Unit is investigating the death of a woman near Williams Lake. Police were initially called to a report of a sudden death in the Esk’etemc First Nation community of Alkali Lake on Friday, June 1. Investigators say the death is considered suspicious, but police say there’s nothing to suggest that the public is at ... Read More »

Driver charged after student pedestrian killed

Prince George RCMP say the driver arrested after the death of a pedestrian has been charged with impaired driving causing death. Mounties say 47 year-old Michelle Dac has been released from custody pending a court date. The victim, CNC international student Sandeep Kaur, was hit by a vehicle as she walked along Highway 97 near the Prince George campus and ... Read More »

Intertidal Music Festival returning for second year

The North Pacific Cannery near Prince Rupert will again host the Intertidal Music Festival. The festival, in its second year, will feature a wide a wide range of artists, food trucks, and locally-brewed refreshments July 21st. Organizers say last year’s inaugural event brought in over 800 people and 100 volunteers to the National Historic Site. This year’s festival will feature ... Read More »

CN investments will see work on northern BC tracks

CFNR :: CN Rail

CN Rail’s planned $340 million investment across its B.C. operations in 2018 will feature a number of projects along its northern lines. The company says it will build four new train passing sidings between Prince Rupert and Jasper as well as extending the three existing sidings along that section of track. CN will also embark on significant rail maintenance, including ... Read More »

Dr. Joseph Gosnell with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Dr. Joseph Gosnell with Ryan Franke on Journeys! Dr. Gosnell is a member of the NIsga’a Nation and was the first president of the Nisga’a Lisims Government (NLG). He is now a member of the NLG elders council and he is a wealth of knowledge. He has some great stories including one about having dinner with Queen Elizabeth of England. Read More »

Alano Edzerza with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Tahltan Artist Alano Edzerza on Journeys! Alano is a Tahltan artist working out of North Vancouver. He began his career by drawing hockey players from their hockey cards and Marvel superhero characters. He is now one of the best art creators with his own take on traditional west coast First Nation art by giving it a more 3D perspective. Alano ... Read More »

Chief Crystal Smith with Ryan Franke on Journeys!

Chief Crystal Smith from the Haisla Nation Crystal is the current Chief of the Haisla Nation located in Kitimat, BC. She became the acting Chief when the Chief before her, Ellis Ross resigned to pursue provincial politics and since then she won an election and assumed the role of Chief. Read More »

Carsen Gray with Ryan Frank on Journeys!

Carsen Gray with Ryan Frank on Journeys! Carsen Gray is a singer/songwriter from Haida Gwaii. She is a member of the Haida Nation. She won the Best New Artist award at the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards as well as being nominated for Best Pop Album and Best Radio Single. At the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards she won another award for ... Read More »

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