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Grant helps Northern Rockies limit wildfire risks

Grant helps Northern Rockies limit wildfire risks

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has received more than $20,000 to update its community wildfire protection plan.
Court overturns BC Oil and Gas Commission pipeline approval

Court overturns BC Oil and Gas Commission pipeline approval

BC Oil and Gas Commission failed to address concerns about caribou: BC Supreme Court
Court Docket: December 11 - 15

Court Docket: December 11 - 15

A summary of sentences and fines handed out in Peace Region courts for the week ending Dec. 15.
Northern Health sees staffing shortage

Northern Health sees staffing shortage

Despite ramping up recruiting efforts for healthcare professionals, Northern Health is still facing a total of 197 current unfilled positions, including 80 classified as difficult-to-fill, according to a human resources report released Monday.
Greyhound meetings next week; deadline to register Friday

Greyhound meetings next week; deadline to register Friday

Public hearings for feedback on a Greyhound Canada’s proposal to stop bus service in some parts of Northern B.C. go next week. Hearings will go in Fort St. John, Prince George, Terrace and Smithers from December 11 and December 14.
No flu shot? Put on a mask in health facilities

No flu shot? Put on a mask in health facilities

The province is asking everyone who hasn't gotten a flu shot to wear a mask when entering provincial healthcare facilities.
Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

Northeast unemployment drops to 5.3% in November

Unemployment in the Northeast dropped to 5.3 per cent in November, a dramatic rebound and down by nearly half from the same time last year. In a labour force of 39,700, the region saw 37,700 people employed.
Municipal leaders to meet in Fort Nelson in May

Municipal leaders to meet in Fort Nelson in May

Political leaders from across central and northern B.C. will meet in Fort Nelson next year.
NDIT injects $245K into Northern Rockies

NDIT injects $245K into Northern Rockies

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality has received a major cash injection for a number of community initiatives.
Northern Rockies health plan being developed

Northern Rockies health plan being developed

Northern Health is looking for ideas to improve health and social services in the Northern Rockies. The health authority has launched a survey and scheduled a public meeting Nov.