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Peace Region MLAs now 'on the outside looking in' with NDP government

Peace Region MLAs now 'on the outside looking in' with NDP government

NDP Leader John Horgan will be the next premier of B.C. after the Liberal government led by Christy Clark was defeated in a confidence vote in the legislature last week. No party won a majority of seats in the May 9 election.
Water upgrades on tap for Area B

Water upgrades on tap for Area B

Safe drinking water will be easier for Area B residents to obtain once new water systems are complete.
Fire bans in effect

Fire bans in effect

Summer is here, which means it’s also forest fire season in Northern B.C.
Court Docket: June 26—30

Court Docket: June 26—30

A summary of what went on in Peace Region courts for the week ending June 30. Fort St John Law Courts • Joel Roger Beaulieu (born 1997) was fined $500, and assessed a $75 victim surcharge for one count of driving with a suspended license.
NDP transition team includes banker, Vancouver councillor

NDP transition team includes banker, Vancouver councillor

B.C.’s incoming NDP government has named some of its key players in the transition team that will help it form government.
NDP to unveil transition team today, cabinet soon

NDP to unveil transition team today, cabinet soon

Now that he has the lieutenant-governor’s blessing, premier-designate John Horgan’s next challenge is assembling the right team — from naming his cabinet to staffing the legislature. The first announcement is expected today, when the B.C.
Premier-designate John Horgan plans summer visit to northern B.C.

Premier-designate John Horgan plans summer visit to northern B.C.

British Columbia's new Premier-designate John Horgan says he plans to visit northern B.C. this summer. The NDP leader defeated Christy Clark and her BC Liberals in a confidence vote on Thursday and was subsequently asked to form government.
Don’t drink and drive—you may wind up on Twitter

Don’t drink and drive—you may wind up on Twitter

Canadians will be out in full force celebrating the nation’s 150th birthday this weekend, and so will police. And if you’re not careful, you may wind up on the Fort St. John RCMP’s Twitter feed.
Lieutenant-governor invites Horgan to form government, rejects another election

Lieutenant-governor invites Horgan to form government, rejects another election

NDP Leader John Horgan will be the next premier of B.C. after the Liberal government led by Christy Clark was defeated in a confidence vote in the legislature late Thursday afternoon. Lt.-Gov.
Pregnant women in NEBC may be at greater risk to harmful contaminants

Pregnant women in NEBC may be at greater risk to harmful contaminants

Women in Northeast B.C. may be exposed to harmful contaminants during pregnancy at rates up to four times the national average. That’s according to a preliminary results of a study released by University of Montreal researchers in Fort St.
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