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Government Looking to Combat Poverty Crisis

The government is asking for your help in determining how best to combat poverty in BC. The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty will be holding a public meeting in…

Northern BC Commercial Building Awards Accepting Nominations

The 2018 Northern BC commercial Building Awards are now accepting nominations. The biennial award, handed out since 2010, seeks to recognize both the beauty and community of the north. According…

Feds offer winter safety tips

The federal Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is encouraging you to stay safe this winter, indoors and out. The department offers several tips to keep you and your…

Northeast BC unemployment plummets in 2017 – Stats Canada

According to Stats Canada, unemployment in Northeast BC plummeted by nearly 6 percentage points in 2017. In December, the region had 4.6 per cent unemployment, down from 10.5 per cent…

RCMP stop suspicious vehicle; find cocaine, meth

Grande Prairie RCMP seized a large amount of meth and cocaine earlier this week after stopping a suspicious vehicle. Mounties say they made the stop on Highway 43 west of…

20th Annual Beef Congress wraps up today

The second and last day of the 20th annual Peace Country Beef Congress is underway at the Lakota Agri-Plex in Dawson Creek. The event brings together industry members to showcase…

Update: One dead in early morning Taylor collision

UPDATE 2 (3:39 PM): A teenage boy is confirmed as the victim of the incident. The victim was driving a Ford pickup truck northbound over the Taylor Bridge around 2…

Taylor Bridge Review Coming in Spring

Phase two of an engineering review in to the Taylor Bridge is set for the spring. The first phase of the 200 thousand dollar review revealed that the bridge was…

Fentanyl Seizure in Fort St John

Fort St John RCMP closed 2017 by pulling 500 fentanyl pills off the streets. Officers initiated a search warrant of a property on the 9000 block of 96A Avenue in…

Proposed Wabi Heights Industrial Area receives approval from Agricultural Land Commission

    The proposed Wabi Heights Industrial Area has received a key approval from the Agricultural Land Commission, Land for Phase 1 of the Wabi Heights development has been excluded…