Skip to content

BC News

Green candidate says she has a lot to learn

Green candidate says she has a lot to learn

Liz Biggar's bid to represent the Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies riding for the Green Party of Canada was, as she described it, a "David versus Goliath" battle.
Peace Region leaders proceeding with caution with Liberal majority

Peace Region leaders proceeding with caution with Liberal majority

Local leaders are proceeding with caution after Liberal leader Justin Trudeau swept his party from third place to a governing majority in Monday night's historic election.
New government must deal with realities of the north: Blackman

New government must deal with realities of the north: Blackman

Even though Progressive Canadian candidate Barry Blackman did not get into power — nor did any other members of his small, fringe party — the Tumbler Ridge resident is still pleased with Monday night’s results.
This day in history: Oct. 21, 1970

This day in history: Oct. 21, 1970

Shotgun greeting North Pine resident Dorothy Dietz was fined $500 in district court for obstructing police, the Alaska Highway News reported on this day in 1970.
Zimmer back on the outside looking in

Zimmer back on the outside looking in

Bob Zimmer extends Conservative streak in Northeast B.C. past the 50-year mark as party reduced to opposition
Zimmer wins seat amid Conservative rout

Zimmer wins seat amid Conservative rout

Liberals sit in second with 25 per cent of vote
Polls packed as Peace residents get in their votes

Polls packed as Peace residents get in their votes

Voters were out in force across Northeast B.C. on Monday, with the lineup at the polling station at the Pomeroy Hotel in Fort St. John stretching at times through the lobby and out the door.
Voter turnout up 13.8 per cent in northeast B.C.

Voter turnout up 13.8 per cent in northeast B.C.

Across the country, voter turnout sat at 68.49 per cent, compared to 61.1 per cent in 2011.
Liberals leapfrog into second place in Prince George-Peace River

Liberals leapfrog into second place in Prince George-Peace River

Party jumps from 5 per cent in 2011 to 24 per cent
Victorious Zimmer 'a little' surprised by Liberal majority

Victorious Zimmer 'a little' surprised by Liberal majority

Liberal Matt Shaw second with 24 per cent