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Dawson Creek RCMP probing drive-by shooting and assault

Dawson Creek RCMP are investigating a couple of recent targeted attacks, including a drive-by shooting last Tuesday night. Police say a man driving near 10th Street and 107th Avenue was shot at several times when he turned his vehicle around to confront another driver he felt was following him. While the vehicle was hit several times, the driver was unharmed. ... Read More »

Seventh UNBC member appointed as Canada Research Chair

Associate professor Doctor Sarah De Leeuw is the newest UNBC faculty member to be named a Canada Research Chair. De Leeuw will fill the position in the field of Humanities and Health Inequalities as one of 7 UNBC Chairs. The appointment is as a Tier 2 CRC, which is peer awarded to exceptional emerging researchers with the potential to become ... Read More »

Province announces 4,900 new affordable rental homes across B.C.

The BC Government has announced 4900 affordable rental homes in 42 communities across the province. Housing minister Selina Robinson says the new projects are aimed squarely at BC’s housing crisis, which has made homes unaffordable for even middle-income families. Northern BC is getting 78 homes spread over six projects: Queen Charlotte: 1 project / 4 homes • $400,000 to Queen ... Read More »

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 »

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