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B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations at new high since May

Four more pandemic-related deaths bring province's COVID-19 death toll to 2,033
Canada leads world with pledge to curb methane leaks from oil and gas sector

Canada leads world with pledge to curb methane leaks from oil and gas sector

OTTAWA — Canada is nearly doubling its target to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector as it prepares to sign a new global pledge at next month's climate talks in Scotland.
New sobering centre, addictions treatment services coming to Northern B.C.

New sobering centre, addictions treatment services coming to Northern B.C.

The provincial government says more addictions treatment and recovery services will soon be coming to Northern B.C.
First dose COVID-19 vaccination rates up to 73% in Fort St. John

First dose COVID-19 vaccination rates up to 73% in Fort St. John

277 first doses and 263 second doses given in the city last week
Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

Shortage of rig workers could slow Canadian oilpatch recovery, industry warns

CALGARY — Canadian energy contractors are facing a shortage of rig workers that could slow oilpatch recovery. Oil and gas companies are ramping up production to meet global energy demand as COVID-19 restrictions ease.
Site C: $128-million balance of plant electrical contract awarded

Site C: $128-million balance of plant electrical contract awarded

BC Hydro announced Wednesday that it has awarded the balance of plant contract for electrical work at Site C to to F&M Installations Ltd. of Nanaimo.
Junior High School Rodeo Results: First-half standings

Junior High School Rodeo Results: First-half standings

Here are the North Region standings for the junior riders at the first-half break.
Firefighters recognized for service to city

Firefighters recognized for service to city

Seven Fort St. John firefighters were recognized for a collective 70 years of service to the city on Tuesday.
Huskies Player of the Week: Conrad Wiebe

Huskies Player of the Week: Conrad Wiebe

This week's Huskies player of the week is Conrad Wiebe.
Northern Health sees seven COVID-19 deaths over weekend

Northern Health sees seven COVID-19 deaths over weekend

351 new cases reported in the region