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Construction company fined $23,000 after worker injured in Fort St. John

Construction company fined $23,000 after worker injured in Fort St. John

WorkSafeBC has fined an Edmonton-based construction company more than $23,000 for high-risk safety violations after a worker was injured at its Fort St. John worksite last year.
B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

VICTORIA — Businesses ordered to close last month because of public health measures in British Columbia to limit the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant can now apply for provincial relief grants of up to $10,000.
Will TMX be finished by end of 2022?

Will TMX be finished by end of 2022?

Trans Mountain has a lot of work to do in 2022 if it is to meet December in-service date
Council votes down cannabis zoning proposal

Council votes down cannabis zoning proposal

Fort St. John city council narrowly defeated Monday a proposal to allow cannabis retailers to operate outside the downtown core.
Dave Wallace, Jack Wilson receive 2021 Oilmen awards

Dave Wallace, Jack Wilson receive 2021 Oilmen awards

The Fort St. John Petroleum Association honoured two community members last month for their contributions to the oil and gas industry.
Northeast B.C. adds 500 jobs in December

Northeast B.C. adds 500 jobs in December

Unemployment in Northeast B.C. was too low to be reported in December, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.
City looks to expand retail cannabis zones

City looks to expand retail cannabis zones

The City of Fort St. John is looking to expand its cannabis zoning regulations to allow retailers to operate outside the downtown core.
Northern B.C. construction companies crunched by supply chain challenges: survey

Northern B.C. construction companies crunched by supply chain challenges: survey

More than two-thirds of construction businesses in Northern B.C. are taking more time to source materials for projects due to supply chain challenges, according to a recent survey by the ICBA.
Extreme cold too much for city's 'snow fighters'

Extreme cold too much for city's 'snow fighters'

'Non-essential snow clearing' on hold, says city
Smart Money: How do you handle uncertainty?

Smart Money: How do you handle uncertainty?

You can’t reach your goals without taking some risk. The question is, how much risk can you handle?