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Northeast B.C. unemployment rises to 9.4%

Northeast B.C. unemployment rises to 9.4%

Unemployment rates in Northeast B.C. jumped back over 9 per cent in September. According to Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey released Oct. 7, unemployment climbed to 9.4 per cent last month after three months of slight declines.
Taylor students take a Healthy Walk to Breakfast

Taylor students take a Healthy Walk to Breakfast

Taylor Elementary students took a little walk to the community hall this morning, and found something delicious waiting for them. The District of Taylor’s annual Healthy Walk to Breakfast took place on Oct.
Zimmer 'pleased' to see defeat of animal protection bill

Zimmer 'pleased' to see defeat of animal protection bill

Local MP Bob Zimmer says he is pleased to see the defeat of a federal bill that advocates said was aimed at strengthening Canada's laws against animal cruelty.
World Under-17 Hockey Challenge could return to the Peace in 2017

World Under-17 Hockey Challenge could return to the Peace in 2017

After no bids were submitted for the 2017 tournament, Hockey Canada was given the go ahead to enter negotiations with the two cities
Volunteers needed as survey of local seniors set to get underway

Volunteers needed as survey of local seniors set to get underway

British Columbia's Seniors Advocate is looking for volunteers to interview more than 200 residents in long-term care facilities in Fort St. John and Dawson Creek as part of a province-wide survey into residential care.
NEBC Resource Municipalities Coalition looking beyond Pacific NorthWest LNG

NEBC Resource Municipalities Coalition looking beyond Pacific NorthWest LNG

Says there's lots of work left to be done
BC Liberals nix fall Legislature sitting

BC Liberals nix fall Legislature sitting

It’s official: the BC Liberal government has cancelled the fall 2016 session of the B.C. Legislature.
Pimm arraignment postponed to Oct. 25

Pimm arraignment postponed to Oct. 25

Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm's arraignment was postponed for three weeks at the request of a special prosecutor Tuesday morning.
After El Nino, Peace Region could be in for a cold, snowy winter

After El Nino, Peace Region could be in for a cold, snowy winter

Region could see its first La Nina since 1999
Two more arrests in Peace Region drug investigation

Two more arrests in Peace Region drug investigation

B.C.'s gang task force says two more men wanted in connection to an investigation into drug trafficking in the Peace Region have been arrested. On Friday, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC (CFSEU) says Fort St.
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