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Premier Clark to recall legislature; test confidence in Liberals

Premier Clark to recall legislature; test confidence in Liberals

Premier Christy Clark will recall the legislature next month to test its confidence in her Liberal government despite a pact between the NDP and Greens to defeat her and install a minority government.
BC Greens throw support behind NDP under four-year deal

BC Greens throw support behind NDP under four-year deal

The BC Green Party says it will support the BC NDP in the legislature. Party leader Andrew Weaver made the announcement next to BC NDP Leader John Horgan outside the legislature Monday afternoon.
Cross-Canada cycle a trip of a lifetime

Cross-Canada cycle a trip of a lifetime

It’s taken nine months, but the trip of a lifetime is finally here a trio of Fort St. John cyclists. Robert Sapp, Ben Dawson, and Dawit Feyissa are set to leave for their cross-country cycling trip on May 27.
Let’s Art fosters sense of self

Let’s Art fosters sense of self

How a child sees and feels about themselves is reflected in their art, and Barry Moss can tell exactly how a child views themselves after seeing them draw one picture.
NDP win in Courtenay-Comox; Clark will try to form government

NDP win in Courtenay-Comox; Clark will try to form government

The NDP recorded a 189-vote victory over the Liberals in Courtenay-Comox Wednesday, a result that only adds to the uncertainty of B.C.’s political future.
‘Narrow-minded’: Derogatory graffiti condemned, scrubbed clean

‘Narrow-minded’: Derogatory graffiti condemned, scrubbed clean

Cultural groups and service providers in Fort St. John are calling it hurtful, narrow-minded, ignorant, and unacceptable.
Theatre festival returns to celebrate Canada 150

Theatre festival returns to celebrate Canada 150

The Peace River Zone Theatre Festival has returned after a several year hiatus. Three plays from Fort St. John will compete for the change to head to Mainstage, the provincial theatre festival that takes place in Vernon from June 30 to July 8.
The Peace Region is in her blood

The Peace Region is in her blood

Growing up on a ranch at Mile 68 of the Alaska Highway, Karree J. Phillips still considers the Peace Region home. Living in Tennessee while she hones her music career, she still makes it a point to come back to Fort St. John at least once a year.
Geoscience BC to map region's mining potential this summer

Geoscience BC to map region's mining potential this summer

Geoscience BC is turning to its eye to a remote corner of the Peace River Regional District to gain a better understanding of geology in the region and uncover potential new mining opportunities for the province.
Planning begins for new RCMP HQ

Planning begins for new RCMP HQ

The cost of renovating and expanding the Fort St. John RCMP detachment would exceed that of a brand new building, city council heard last week.
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