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Marijuana zoning changes get third reading

Marijuana zoning changes get third reading

District of Taylor councillors gave third reading Monday to zoning bylaw amendments that ban the selling, dispensing, and cultivation of marijuana in the municipality.
Parcel Z design approved

Parcel Z design approved

District of Taylor councillors approved Monday a subdivision plan for Parcel Z that will see 50 new housing lots serviced for development. The approval gives district staff the ability to start drafting a bylaw to borrow an estimated $4.
Taylor looks to ban marijuana—for now

Taylor looks to ban marijuana—for now

The District of Taylor is mulling a complete ban on selling and growing marijuana within its borders ahead of federal legalization of the drug expected this summer.
Province pulls oil and gas land sale parcels near Taylor over airshed concerns

Province pulls oil and gas land sale parcels near Taylor over airshed concerns

The province has pulled two parcels of land near Taylor from this month’s sale of petroleum and natural gas rights over concerns about the impact drilling could have on the district’s airshed.
District of Taylor seeks new caretaker for Peace Island Park

District of Taylor seeks new caretaker for Peace Island Park

One of the Peace Region's busiest campgrounds needs a new caretaker. Barb Bell is retiring from her post after a decade of managing the park, leaving the District of Taylor looking for someone to take over.
The Year Ahead: Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser

The Year Ahead: Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser

For Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser, 2017 was a year of tackling challenges, from running for MLA to staving off the permanent closure of the community’s medical clinic.
Speed the top concern in Taylor traffic study

Speed the top concern in Taylor traffic study

Residents suggest more street lighting and crosswalks throughout district
Taylor Bridge study due in the spring

Taylor Bridge study due in the spring

An engineering review of the Taylor Bridge is expected to be in the hands of the transportation ministry in the spring. The $200,000 review began in the fall to study whether to replace the bridge’s steel deck or replace the bridge entirely.
Library plots its future with public survey

Library plots its future with public survey

The Fort St. John Public Library is looking for community input as it plots out the next three chapters of its strategic plan.
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.