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Site C dam opponents could be bringing in their last harvest

Site C dam opponents could be bringing in their last harvest

Peace Valley farmers Ken and Arlene Boon are the face of agricultural protest against the Site C dam. With a deadline to leave their land looming, their farming days could be over years before the waters rise
Credit union forecasts ‘prolonged’ period of slow growth in Northeast B.C.

Credit union forecasts ‘prolonged’ period of slow growth in Northeast B.C.

Weak commodity prices, an underperforming global economy and a struggling province next door will continue to hamper growth in Northeast B.C. over the next three years, according to economists with Central 1 Credit Union.
MARYON: Long view critical when assessing where crude pricing is headed

MARYON: Long view critical when assessing where crude pricing is headed

Oil Matters
After day-long court hearing, it’s wait and see for Site C dam opponents

After day-long court hearing, it’s wait and see for Site C dam opponents

Three-judge federal court panel hears evidence against controversial hydroelectric project
No sign of Pimm at first court date on assault charge

No sign of Pimm at first court date on assault charge

Peace River North MLA will be arraigned Oct. 4
Sewage hauler ready for legal battle with PRRD

Sewage hauler ready for legal battle with PRRD

The owner of a Fort St. John sewage hauling firm says she’s ready for a legal battle with the Peace River Regional District (PRRD) over the company’s use of a third-party site to dump into the Charlie Lake Sewer system. On Sept.
Oil & gas crash makes enrolment projection difficult for Fort Nelson schools

Oil & gas crash makes enrolment projection difficult for Fort Nelson schools

Teachers and staff at NE B.C. district will spend first two days of 2016/17 school year counting heads, population fluctuation makes enrolment projection impractical
Hard-hit oilpatch workers count down days as Pacific NorthWest LNG decision nears

Hard-hit oilpatch workers count down days as Pacific NorthWest LNG decision nears

Hotly-anticipated decision on controversial project expected late this month
Northern B.C. families have highest levels of food insecurity

Northern B.C. families have highest levels of food insecurity

17.2 per cent of households have trouble putting food on the table, according to report based on 2012 data
Chinese canola restrictions create uncertainty for Peace Region grain farmers

Chinese canola restrictions create uncertainty for Peace Region grain farmers

Peace canola crop less than one per cent of national harvest, remains major economic driver
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