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More routes have been affected along the Kitimat-Terrace transit system due to labour shortage. (File photo)
More routes have been affected along the Kitimat-Terrace transit system due to labour shortage. (File photo)
Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)

Nisga’a delegation headed to Scotland to discuss repatriation of stolen memorial pole

The totem pole was taken in 1929 from Nisga’a House of Ni’isjoohl

Sim’oogit Ni’isjoohl (Chief Earl Stephens) stands next to a replica of the Ni'isjoohl memorial pole in Laxgalts’ap (Greenville), in the Nass Valley. (Photo courtesy Nisga'a Nation)
The panel carved by late Gitxsan artist Walter Harris finds a new home at the hockey arena of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre, Hazelton. (Photo courtesy, LNG Canada)

Carving returned to Gitxsan artist’s hometown in Kispiox after four decades in Kitimat

LNG Canada arranged for the return of the Walter Harris carving after its former home was decommissioned

The panel carved by late Gitxsan artist Walter Harris finds a new home at the hockey arena of the Upper Skeena Recreation Centre, Hazelton. (Photo courtesy, LNG Canada)
Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)

B.C. asks federal government for more autonomy over immigration to solve labour shortage

Immigration minister Nathan Cullen lobbies Ottawa to up medical professionals sponsorship to 10,000

Nathan Cullen, minister responsible for immigration, during a summer 2022 art unveiling at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital. Cullen recently met with the federal government asking for more control over immigration for the province. (Thom Barker photo)
Ksan House Society in Terrace will get around $100,000 to hire a coordinator for mental health and support services. (File photo)

14 northern agencies and local governments get fresh funding for capacity building

Projects in Kitimat, Terrace, Bulkley-Nechako area to benefit from the $1.3 million funding

Ksan House Society in Terrace will get around $100,000 to hire a coordinator for mental health and support services. (File photo)
Haisla Chief Crystal Smith (left) with Bruce Ralston, Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, on his visit to Kitimat on July 27. ( Bruce Ralston/Twitter)

B.C.’s energy minister visits Kitimat, meets with local leaders

Bruce Ralston toured LNG Canada facility with Haisla Chief Crystal Smith

Haisla Chief Crystal Smith (left) with Bruce Ralston, Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation, on his visit to Kitimat on July 27. ( Bruce Ralston/Twitter)
Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)

Family of missing B.C. man turns to investigator behind popular podcast to help solve case

Investigator claims foul play involved, Quesnel RCMP says no evidence yet to suggest that

Donald Preston was last seen on July 31. (RCMP submitted photo)
Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)

B.C. signs compliance agreement with Coastal GasLink to protect waterways along pipeline

The agreement applies to 100 kilometres of the pipeline where ground is yet to be broken

Coastal GasLink pipeline near Parsnip River crossing in northern B.C., February 2022. The province of B.C. has signed a compliance agreement with CGL to protect the waterways along the pipeline route. (Coastal GasLink photo)
Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)

Unite Here Local 40 ordered to pay Civeo $500,000 for defamation

The union had accused the company of breaking it’s promises to First Nations people

Unite Here Local 40 has been ordered to pay Civeo Corporation $500,000 for defamatory statements against the company. (Civeo Photo)
The Outreach BBQ event will be held at the Garage, 3304 Kalum. (File photo)

City of Terrace and social agencies partner to host harm reduction outreach BBQ

The July 15 event is an opportunity to get Naloxone training and learn more about harm reduction

The Outreach BBQ event will be held at the Garage, 3304 Kalum. (File photo)
Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)

Stikine MLA and municipal affairs minister Nathan Cullen says he won’t be seeking B.C. NDP leadership

All eyes now on Attorney General David Eby who says he is taking time to weigh his decision

Stikine MLA Nathan Cullen has announced he will not seek the BC NDP leadership. (File photo)
A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)

Vanderhoof barn brings goat yoga to northwest B.C.

The yoga session will be held in July in a barn filled with fainting goats

A fainting goat climbs up a volunteer as she practices yoga at a barn in Vanderhoof. (Photo courtesy, Alley Gensick)
Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)

Minister Cullen’s signboard in northwest B.C. riding defaced with hate graffiti

‘You do not represent northwest’: Minister calls out idiocy of mischief makers in tweet

Municipal minister Nathan Cullen’s sign near Smithers was vandalized over the weekend. (Twitter/Nathan Cullen)
A photo from Nov. 2021, when the RCMP were deployed at Morice Forest Service Road. The Crown counsel will be pursuing criminal charges against 19 of the 27 arrested from the site. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook photo)

Key leader of Coastal GasLink pipeline opposition charged with criminal contempt

Sleydo’ (Molly Wickam ) among 19 charged following arrest in fall 2021

A photo from Nov. 2021, when the RCMP were deployed at Morice Forest Service Road. The Crown counsel will be pursuing criminal charges against 19 of the 27 arrested from the site. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint Facebook photo)
Chad Norman Day

Chad Norman Day reelected president of Tahltan Central Government

Aggressive growth for Tahltan Nation a priority for newly elected executive committee

Chad Norman Day
Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)

Northern B.C. communities among top 5 spots where black bears are killed most

Prince George tops the list, followed by 100 Mile house, Quesnel & Burns Lake

Five northern communities accounted for nearly 20 per cent of all black bears killed in the province. (Angie Mindus/ Black Press Media)
The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)

200 LNG Canada camp workers push for 12 per cent wage increase amidst inflation

Union says many contracted workers left out of wage hikes last month

The petition signatories include workers at Civeo at Sitka Lodge, Horizon North Dexterra at the LNG site, and Crossroads Lodge. (File photo)
Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)

Seabridge Gold completes new feasibility study for KSM project in northwest B.C.

The mining company expands operation and set up new office in Terrace

Workcamp at Seabridge Gold’s KSM project in northwest B.C. (Seabridge Gold photo)
The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution for Women, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press Media)

Overrepresentation of Indigenous women in custody reaches historic levels in B.C.

Replicating ineffective systems not working, say advocates

The grounds of Fraser Valley Institution for Women, located on King Road in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Black Press Media)
Kitsumkalum First Nation held its  Joint Venture Round-up from May 25 to 26. (Photo courtesy Diane Collins)

Kitsumkalum First Nation holds economic development forum for stakeholders

Several northwest B.C. industry members attended the meetings held from May 25 to 26

Kitsumkalum First Nation held its  Joint Venture Round-up from May 25 to 26. (Photo courtesy Diane Collins)