Gerry Leibel

DFO implements chinook restrictions

DFO implements chinook restrictions

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has announced that as of tomorrow, June…

DFO implements chinook restrictions
Petronas wants a 25% stake in LNG Canada

Petronas wants a 25% stake in LNG Canada

Deal is subject to international regulatory approvals

Petronas wants a 25% stake in LNG Canada
Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold

Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold

Construction will only begin following a positive final investment decision

Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold
Kitimat, Terrace home sales up from 2017

Kitimat, Terrace home sales up from 2017

Optimism surrounding a potentially positive LNG decision one of the factors

Kitimat, Terrace home sales up from 2017
Sulphur dioxide pollution over Kitimat could be eliminated after 2024

Sulphur dioxide pollution over Kitimat could be eliminated after 2024

New process will eliminate SO2 as a byproduct

Sulphur dioxide pollution over Kitimat could be eliminated after 2024
Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold

Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold

Construction will only begin following a positive final investment decision

Construction of LNG Canada plant still on hold

Virus wipes out half the chum fry at hatchery

Nearly half the juvenile chum salmon breeding stock at the Kitimat Hatchery…

Locals now driving to Kitimat for medical care

Locals now driving to Kitimat for medical care

Shortage leaves thousands without a family doctor

Locals now driving to Kitimat for medical care
(Rio Tinto/Contributed)

U.S. proposed steel, aluminum tariffs leave uncertainty for B.C. site

Rio Tinto has been operating in British Columbia for over 60 years, but tariffs cause fear

(Rio Tinto/Contributed)
Rio Tinto pledges another $450,000 for breakfasts

Rio Tinto pledges another $450,000 for breakfasts

Rio Tinto has renewed its financial support of a breakfast program at…

Rio Tinto pledges another $450,000 for breakfasts
The pink line indicates the route the proposed line was supposed to take. The red line indicates the existing transmission line.

BC Hydro plans to scrap new transmission line

The utility provider is instead considering refurbishing the existing line

The pink line indicates the route the proposed line was supposed to take. The red line indicates the existing transmission line.
Image Contributed                                Image supplied
Image Contributed                                Image supplied
Five of the Technicon owners, Reina VanGenne, and Brandy, Daniel, Danielle and Andrew Contumelias. Brandon VanGenne is missing from the picture.                                Photo supplied

Local company nominated for two small business awards

Technicon makes second round of voting for peoples choice, best apprentice training

Five of the Technicon owners, Reina VanGenne, and Brandy, Daniel, Danielle and Andrew Contumelias. Brandon VanGenne is missing from the picture.                                Photo supplied
Haisla fire station crews joined the search for the missing fisherman.

Fisherman presumed drowned

Search called off after nearly 24 hours

Haisla fire station crews joined the search for the missing fisherman.
Alf Barrios, John Horgan, Michelle Mungall, Sammy Robinson and Gareth Manderson with the new totem pole.                                Photo Gerry Leibel

Premier John Horgan attends Rio Tinto celebrations

B.C. premier John Horgan was in Kitimat on Saturday to attend celebrations…

Alf Barrios, John Horgan, Michelle Mungall, Sammy Robinson and Gareth Manderson with the new totem pole.                                Photo Gerry Leibel
MLAs John Rustad, Ellis Ross, Linda Reid, Tracy Redies and Mary Polak prepare to take their oath of office last week. Photo Tom Fletcher Black Press

Ellis Ross appointed to Christy’s cabinet

Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing

MLAs John Rustad, Ellis Ross, Linda Reid, Tracy Redies and Mary Polak prepare to take their oath of office last week. Photo Tom Fletcher Black Press
Ellis Ross will have two offices

Ellis Ross will have two offices

Newly-elected Skeena riding MLA Ellis Ross has not been idle while B.C.…

Ellis Ross will have two offices
Ellis Ross celebrates a Liberal win in Skeena
Ellis Ross celebrates a Liberal win in Skeena
BC Liberal’s Skeena riding winner Ellis Ross’ family serenades him
BC Liberal’s Skeena riding winner Ellis Ross’ family serenades him
The team from Thornhill Elementary School lines up to have their bridges tested.

Thornhill Elementary students compete at Popsicle Bridge Building competition

Budding engineers from around the northwest gathered in Kitimat this weekend for…

The team from Thornhill Elementary School lines up to have their bridges tested.