Aman Parhar

(Black Press file photo)

21 Northern B.C. mayors urge Ottawa to help struggling forest industry

Letter aims to seek assistance through federal programs to deal with the crisis

(Black Press file photo)
$5.6B petrochemical facility planned for Prince George

$5.6B petrochemical facility planned for Prince George

The facility will provide 1,000 jobs

  • Jul 26, 2019
$5.6B petrochemical facility planned for Prince George
Fort St. James municipal office. (File photo)

B.C. town declares financial crisis after sawmill closure leaves 230 workers jobless

The District will have a job fair on July 31 to help workers find transitioning jobs

Fort St. James municipal office. (File photo)
New dollars from Destination BC’s Co-op Marketing Partnership Program were announced for Williams Lake and other communities in the Cariboo Chilcotin Wednesday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Destination BC dispersing $4 million for collaborative tourism marketing initiatives

Activities such as golf, wine touring, backcountry lodges, camping and more will receive funding through this program

New dollars from Destination BC’s Co-op Marketing Partnership Program were announced for Williams Lake and other communities in the Cariboo Chilcotin Wednesday. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo
Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)

Madison Scott’s mother hosts event to keep search for her missing daughter alive

Eight years ago, the Vanderhoof teenager disappeared, and the RCMP continue to chase leads

Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)
Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)

Madison Scott’s mother hosts event to keep search for her missing daughter alive

Eight years ago, the Vanderhoof teenager disappeared, and the RCMP continue to chase leads

Dawn Scott, Maddy’s mother at their house in Vanderhoof, B.C. (Aman Parhar photo)
Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet

Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet

The fire has grown to 260 hectares in size as of Sunday morning

Update: Active wildfire raging in Lejac near Fraser Lake not contained yet
Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.

Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.

Low lumber prices and the high cost of fibre are the cause of curtailment, according to the company

Canfor temporarily shutting down lumber mills across B.C.
Once developed, the Blackwater Project is expected to produce more gold than all other New Gold operations combined. The mine expects to hire from 1000 to 1500 people during construction and 500 full-time workers to operate the mine.(Submitted image)

Blackwater Gold Project receives a thumbs up from the Environmental Assessment Agency

The $1.8 billion project will provide approximately 2,000 jobs

Once developed, the Blackwater Project is expected to produce more gold than all other New Gold operations combined. The mine expects to hire from 1000 to 1500 people during construction and 500 full-time workers to operate the mine.(Submitted image)
Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man

Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man

Police are no longer searching for Sutherland. Original story — April 12,…

Search and rescue crews called in to find missing Fort St. James man
Firefighters on the Shovel Lake Fire help secure the containment line on Sept. 02, 2018. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Regulations need to change for logging debris on-site, says BC Forest Practices Board

Chair of the board says current requirements from logging companies can be improved

Firefighters on the Shovel Lake Fire help secure the containment line on Sept. 02, 2018. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C

Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C

Community Futures recommends cash flow planning for businesses

Two more Coastal GasLink work camps coming to northern B.C
Black Press File Photo.

More B.C. ambulance service needed in the North: Hospital chief of staff

Fort St. James physicians talk about the need for easier access to healthcare

Black Press File Photo.