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Prince George limiting amount of election signs

Even though the provincial election has come and gone, some still have issues with election signs. City council accepted the first three readings of a proposal for a new Election and Political Signs Bylaw which will permit election signs in specific locations while ensuring public safety. This proposal will provide clarity and regulation regarding political campaign signs across the city. ... Read More »

Rainbow Pass re-opened

Drive B.C has announced Rainbow Pass is now running two lane traffic after a rock slide this morning. Read More »

Prince George has a new free fare policy

The city of Prince George is changing their “Free Fare for Clean Air policy”. Currently, free fare days occur after an air quality advisory, this is done to promote public transit and green transportation. Seen as an opportunity to promote transit use,  the old practice of offering “free fare for clean air” during an air quality advisory will be replaced.  ... Read More »

Horgan visits Washington D.C. to talk softwood lumber

Premier John Horgan is in Washington DC today to talk about softwood lumber. Horgan intends to stand up for BC’s interests and jobs in the lumber dispute. His office released his itinerary for the trip today. He plans on meeting with the Canadian Ambassador David MacNaughton, Congressman Dave Reichert, US Trade Representatives and the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross ... Read More »

Rushbrook trail construction starting soon

Residents of Prince Rupert can expect to see a popular waterfront trail open up after being closed for 14 years. The Rushbrook trail is a popular waterfront walking trail that was closed in 2003 due to public safety reasons. In 2013, the community continued to wonder why the trail wasn’t open to the public, The Rotary Club of Prince Rupert ... Read More »

Rock slide on HWY 16 to Prince Rupert

A rock and mud slide occurred about 45 minutes ago has taken place on highway 16 at rainbow summit. The highway is closed in both direction. We’ll keep you posted through the day on the progress of getting the highway re-opened as that information becomes available. Read More »

Walk from Prince Rupert to Smithers in honour of MMIW

Gladys Radek is organizing a walk that will be timed to the missing and murders inquiry’s session in Smithers in September. Radek’s niece Tamara Chipman was a victim of the highway of tears in 2005 and it is her honour along with the many others who have vanished from along the highway 16 corridor, that Radek has decided to stage ... Read More »

Mungall: BC Gov still focused on Natural Gas jobs

This morning Patronas along with Progress Energy, contacted the B.C. Government to inform them that Pacific NorthWest will not be continuing with the 36 Billion dollar LNG project in Port Edward. Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Minister Michelle Mungall says the project was uneconomical and now the government can focus on developing the natural gas sector and Canadian jobs. Mungall ... Read More »

Pacific NorthWest announces an end to LNG

Pacific NorthWest LNG announced that the project in Port Edward will not be moving forward. Project partners pulled the cord following a total review of the project. The project has been underway for the past five years. Outstanding commitments from the business will be completed by September and offices in Prince Rupert and Port Edward will be closed by the ... Read More »

MLA Jennifer Rice ecstatic about her new appointment

NDP North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice has recently been appointed Ministerial Secretary for Emergency preparedness. Rice says she is honoured to be given the position, especially during the current wildfire crisis in British Columbia. She says she is a hard working MLA and will continue to be a hard working MLA bringing the voices of Northern BC to Victoria. Rice ... Read More »

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