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Tsay Keh Dene seeks lands to replace reserves flooded by Williston Reservoir

Tsay Keh Dene seeks lands to replace reserves flooded by Williston Reservoir

Tsay Keh Dene, a remote First Nation on the north shore of the Williston Reservoir, is pushing the federal government for new reserve lands to replace those flooded half a century ago by the W.A.C.
100 years since women earned the right to vote

100 years since women earned the right to vote

One-hundred years since women first won the right to vote, Peace Region leaders are reflecting on the sacrifices made by those who came before them.
Grande Prairie radio station extending reach into the Peace

Grande Prairie radio station extending reach into the Peace

A Grande Prairie-based Christian contemporary music station has been given approval by the CRTC to expand its signal into Dawson Creek and Fort St. John.
Press releases fly in North Coast LNG dispute over Lelu Island

Press releases fly in North Coast LNG dispute over Lelu Island

Five First Nation leaders on B.C.
Site C camp could fall under FSJ fire protection

Site C camp could fall under FSJ fire protection

The City of Fort St. John is looking to begin rural fire protection talks with the Peace River Regional District in March, and is also seeking approval to provide fire services to the Site C work camp.
Pouce Coupe acting mayor welcomes union

Pouce Coupe acting mayor welcomes union

Acting mayor Andre Lavoie welcomed a move by village of Pouce Coupe staff to unionize, saying it was "good for everyone concerned.
Province bringing WiFi to courthouses

Province bringing WiFi to courthouses

Courthouses in British Columbia are getting a WiFi connection that is free to use, thanks to a partnership between the Court Services Branch (CSB) of the Ministry of Justice and Shaw Communications. Dawson Creek and Fort St.
This day in history: Jan. 27, 1987

This day in history: Jan. 27, 1987

Fort St. John: Population 13,204 The latest census numbers in 1986 showed Fort St. John had more people and a smaller decline in population than its South Peace neighbours.
Peace Region EI claims rose in 2015: StatsCan

Peace Region EI claims rose in 2015: StatsCan

The number of people claiming employment insurance (EI) continued to rise in the Peace Region in the second half of 2015, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday.
Declaration calls for protection of Lelu Island, halt of Pacific NorthWest LNG

Declaration calls for protection of Lelu Island, halt of Pacific NorthWest LNG

A declaration signed by First Nations leaders, area residents and federal and provincial politicians to protect Lelu Island and Flora Bank in northwestern B.C. from industrial development could have ramifications in the northeast.