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Do you know your rights when it comes to the police?

What are your rights when it comes to interactions with the police? Three organizations will be touring the northern BC next month to offer workshops on that topic as well as their roles in the province. The Independent Investigations Office, the Civilian Review And Complaints Commission for the RCMP, and the BC Civil Liberties Association will make stops in Terrace, ... Read More »

ICBC financial situation a “dumpster fire”: Eby

Attorney General David Eby says a revelation by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia that it’s on track for a $1.3 billion loss by April amounts to an unnecessary crisis'' that he calls afinancial dumpster fire.” Eby is blaming the previous Liberal government — saying successive administrations milked the Crown corporation for more than one billion dollars and then rejected ... Read More »

Kitimat LNG town hall meeting draws in large crowd

Approximately three hundred people packed into Kitimat’s Riverlodge on Saturday to listen and interact with keynote speakers and guests surrounding Kitimat’s LNG project. the townhall meeting brought Pro, Anti and generally unsure LNG personas listening to key issues facing the region. Pro LNG SupporterDavid Johnson took the initiative to approach MLA Ellis Ross with his idea for the information session. He says though ... Read More »

UNDRIP speakers to tour northwest BC

Two of Canada’s authoritative voices on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples will be in the Northwest early next month. Paul Joffe, a lawyer for the Grand Council of the Crees and Jennifer Preston who is the Indigenous Rights Coordinator for the Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers) will be make stops in Smithers, Hazelton, Terrace and Prince ... Read More »

Bracket Madness – CLOSED

    CFNR asked you who you thought were going to be the winners for each division of the 59th All Native Basketball Tournament and you answered! Whichever division you answered correctly got you entered into our draw, we drew the names today and here are the winners! For Women’s Division Devin Helin of Prince Rupert answered Kitimaat Haisla Team ... Read More »

Motor vehicle incident claims Kitimat woman’s life

Kitimat RCMP say one person is dead after a motor vehicle incident this weekend. Very few details about what happened have been released, but police say a Kitimat woman died as a result of a vehicle incident that happened early Saturday. No location or specific details about the nature of the event were made available. RCMP says no charges have ... Read More »

Rough weather forces ferry delay from Prince Rupert

BC Ferries has delayed its Sunday night sailing from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii due to adverse weather. Officials with the corporation say the Northern Expedition, originally scheduled to depart Prince Rupert at 10:00 Sunday, will now follow a revised schedule:  Depart  Prince Rupert  Tuesday, January 30, 2018  6:00 am  Arrive  Skidegate  Tuesday, January 30, 2018  12:00 pm  Depart  Skidegate ... Read More »

Storm warnings issued for North and Central Coasts

Residents in Terrace and Kitimat should brace for hazardous winter weather this weekend. Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for inland sections of both the North and Central Coasts. Forecasters say a powerful storm will approach the coast Saturday night and Sunday with strong outflow winds along the surface and warm moist air at higher elevations. The weather ... Read More »

High streamflow advisory issued for Central Coast

The BC River Forecast Centre says an atmospheric river storm event is expected to hit Vancouver Island and the south coast. The wet weather is expected to dump from 50-160mm of rain in the regions Sunday and Monday. While the Central Coast is expected to get between 40-60mm of rain, officials say the track of the atmospheric river could shift, possibly ... Read More »

City Council debates on Bill C-45

Bill C-45 was a major topic of conversation at terrace council this week. the main focus was on what steps need to be taken to ensure federal, provincial and municipal standards are met. The legalization of marijuana for personal use should be finalized by July of this year. Provinces are working on federal and provincial legislation but the municipality aspect ... Read More »

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