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Province in talks with BC Transit to take on rural bus service in Northeast B.C.

Province in talks with BC Transit to take on rural bus service in Northeast B.C.

The province is working with BC Transit to take on passenger bus service in Northeast B.C. when Greyhound ends service to the region at the end of May. The ongoing talks were confirmed at Thursday's regional district meeting in Fort St.
​Senate passes bill calling for Ottawa to back Trans Mountain

​Senate passes bill calling for Ottawa to back Trans Mountain

The Canadian senate has passed a bill calling on the federal government to put its weight behind the successful completion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project.
Northeast B.C. wildfire update

Northeast B.C. wildfire update

Here's the latest information from the BC Wildfire Service on three major wildfires of note burning in the region: Fire G80337, Kahta Creek The fire is an estimated 1,700 hectares.
Smoky skies bulletin ended

Smoky skies bulletin ended

Update: This bulletin is no longer in effect. Original: A smoky skies bulletin has been issued for the North and South Peace.
Ottawa rejects takeover of company with Site C contract

Ottawa rejects takeover of company with Site C contract

Chinese investors won’t be profiting from the $10.7 billion Site C dam project, following the rejection by the federal government of a take-over bid of one of the contractors involved by China’s CCCC International Holding Ltd.
Northern Medical Program researcher earns prize for work on Vitamin D and cognition

Northern Medical Program researcher earns prize for work on Vitamin D and cognition

A researcher with the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia has been awarded a prize for her work on vitamin D and cognition. The Fritz Wrwag Research Prize was presented to Dr.
More help on the way to fight growing fires in Northeast B.C.

More help on the way to fight growing fires in Northeast B.C.

The BC Wildfire Service is calling up reinforcements to help tackle three major wildfires that continue to grow in Northeast B.C., including one near the Alaska Highway north of Fort St. John. Two incident management teams are coming in to Fort St.
Leon Wokeley pleads not guilty to killing Pamela Napoleon

Leon Wokeley pleads not guilty to killing Pamela Napoleon

Leon Wokeley has pleaded not guilty to killing Pamela Napoleon. Wokeley entered his plea in person in a Fort St. John courtroom Wednesday afternoon.
Geoscience BC releases groundwater report on Northeast B.C.

Geoscience BC releases groundwater report on Northeast B.C.

The final report from Geoscience BC’s Peace Project was released May 22, providing important data for groundwater management and responsible resource development in Northeast B.C.
Dementia workshops coming in June

Dementia workshops coming in June

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. will hold four workshops in Northeast B.C. in June on how to support those living with dementia.
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