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4.6 quake caused by fracking largest on record, OGC finds

4.6 quake caused by fracking largest on record, OGC finds

4.6 event in August triggered by fracking, OGC finds
Historic fur trade fort gets new life as Site C protest camp

Historic fur trade fort gets new life as Site C protest camp

A fort where explorers Alexander MacKenzie and David Thompson took refuge is shaping up to be another flashpoint in the fight over the Site C dam.
This day in history: Dec. 15, 1994

This day in history: Dec. 15, 1994

Industrial tax a done deal Communities in the Peace stood to be millions richer with the signing of a new industrial tax deal with the province, the Alaska Highway News reported on this day in history.

Peace Country folk are a charitable bunch, according to World Vision

There's been little doubt this holiday season that Peace Country folk are a charitable bunch. From filling a 60-ton rock truck with groceries and stocking the shelves at Fort St.
Blueberry River, Halfway River re-elect chiefs

Blueberry River, Halfway River re-elect chiefs

Darlene Hunter and Marvin Yahey were re-elected as chiefs of the Halfway River and Blueberry River First Nations, respectively, on Friday.
Holiday schedule for Northern Health Connections bus

Holiday schedule for Northern Health Connections bus

Northern Health's Connections program, which provides transportation for patients who need to travel for medical care, is transitioning to a modified schedule for the holiday season. The buses will begin their last routes for 2015 beginning Dec. 17.
Sour gas leak blamed on lack of maintenance

Sour gas leak blamed on lack of maintenance

An oil and gas company failed to maintain an abandoned well that leaked sour gas near homes in Charlie Lake and Fort St. John last December, according to a new B.C. Oil and Gas Commission report.
Opposition to Groundbirch compressor station prompts NEB hearing

Opposition to Groundbirch compressor station prompts NEB hearing

Landowners in the Groundbirch area are concerned that a compressor station related to the North Montney mainline project could affect the current and future use of their lands.
B.C. records worst oil and gas land sale totals since 1982

B.C. records worst oil and gas land sale totals since 1982

The totals are in: 2015 was the worst year for oil and gas land sales in a generation. The province auctioned off $4.2 million in drilling rights at its Dec. 9 land sale, bringing the 2015 total to $18 million.
Stand up to social licence 'radicals,' think tank boss says

Stand up to social licence 'radicals,' think tank boss says

Social licence "radicals" are delaying worthy natural resource projects and hurting Canada's social and economic fabric, Brian Lee Crowley told chambers of commerce in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John this week.