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Fort Nelson First Nation elders to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Fort Nelson First Nation elders to receive COVID-19 vaccine

The Fort Nelson First Nation says it is receiving a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines this week, which will be prioritized and given to elders.
Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise in 2021

Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise in 2021

Fort Nelson residents can expect to see their natural gas bills rise by another $4 a month starting Jan. 1. FortisBC says its natural gas rates will rise to $2.999 per gigajoule.
Pellet plant set to revive Fort Nelson forest sector

Pellet plant set to revive Fort Nelson forest sector

An experienced team of forest industry entrepreneurs with a solid track record are partnering with the Fort Nelson First Nation to revive that region’s forest industry. Last week, Canfor Corp.
Clock ticking for Fort Nelson geothermal project

Clock ticking for Fort Nelson geothermal project

The Fort Nelson and Saulteau First Nations are hoping to develop a $100 million geothermal power plant in B.C., but the project could be in jeopardy if it doesn’t receive provincial funding soon.
Canfor signs agreement with Peak Renewables to sell Fort Nelson tenure

Canfor signs agreement with Peak Renewables to sell Fort Nelson tenure

Canfor announced Tuesday that it has reached multi-year $30-million agreements with Peak Renewables involving the sale of its forest tenure in the Fort Nelson region.
Fort Nelson Secondary added to COVID exposure list

Fort Nelson Secondary added to COVID exposure list

Northern Health is warning of a possible COVID-19 exposure at Fort Nelson Secondary School earlier this month, but says the risk of any new cases is "very low.
Fort Nelson getting 911 services

Fort Nelson getting 911 services

Fort Nelson Mayor Gary Foster says the remote town will be getting 911 services and expects the service to be in place by the end of December. It’s a first for the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, which is home to 5,393 residents.
Fort Nelson man arrested following threats of self harm

Fort Nelson man arrested following threats of self harm

On Wednesday, September 9 2020, Fort Nelson RCMP received a report of threats made against a government agency and threats of self-harm. A suspect was quickly identified and police located the man at his residence.
Community forest licence received

Community forest licence received

The Northern Rockies has its community forest licence in hand, all it needs now is a mill and manufacturing hub.
Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise again

Fort Nelson natural gas bills to rise again

Fort Nelson residents can expect to see their natural gas bills rise by another $6 a month starting Aug. 1. FortisBC says it has been approved by the BC Utilities Commission to increase its natural gas rates from $1.048 per gigajoule to $1.695.