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Six portable classrooms on the way

Six portable classrooms on the way

Four schools will find themselves with breathing room this fall as the school district awaits the arrival of six portable classrooms.
School district readies for new year

School district readies for new year

Transition is the word of the year for School District 60 with the 2017-18 school season underway in the North Peace. In an update to trustees Aug.
Free post-secondary tuition for former foster children in B.C.

Free post-secondary tuition for former foster children in B.C.

Former foster children will get free tuition at any college or university in B.C. under a new program announced Friday by the provincial government.
ICBC rates to rise 6.4 per cent; typical motorist to pay $57 more

ICBC rates to rise 6.4 per cent; typical motorist to pay $57 more

The average B.C. driver will pay $57 more a year for basic car insurance as the new provincial government tries to dig ICBC out of “deep financial trouble,” Attorney General David Eby announced Tuesday. The 6.
MLAs return to legislature Friday

MLAs return to legislature Friday

Peace River North MLA Dan Davies says he’ll be looking for a responsible and balanced spending plan, along with needed investments in northeast education and transportation when the NDP outlines its priorities as a new government this week.
Court Docket: August 28-September 1

Court Docket: August 28-September 1

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending Sept. 1.
Province looks at ways to solve sheriff shortage

Province looks at ways to solve sheriff shortage

The provincial government is looking for ways to hire and train additional sheriffs in order to eliminate staff shortages that led to the dismissal of charges against two alleged drug dealers in Victoria this year.
B.C. Liberals change leadership date to avoid Super Bowl clash

B.C. Liberals change leadership date to avoid Super Bowl clash

The B.C. Liberal Party has changed the dates of its leadership convention to avoid a conflict with Super Bowl Sunday next year. The party has announced that Christy Clark’s successor will be revealed on Saturday, Feb.
Greyhound wants out of northern B.C.

Greyhound wants out of northern B.C.

Greyhound Canada is seeking permission to pull out of northern B.C.
New advanced ed minister tours Northern Lights College

New advanced ed minister tours Northern Lights College

Part of summer blitz to public schools across B.C.