Question of the Week | Sept. 5

Is it the Ministry of Transportation’s responsibility to put up cellular dead zone signs on Hwy 37?


BACKGROUND:

The province has told the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine (RDKS) it’s not their responsibility to provide road-side signage informing drivers that Hwy 37 does not have cellular service.

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) was replying to a request by the district, stating in a letter the province is “not a cellular provider and would need to exercise caution communicating on behalf of another agency.

RDKS director Tina Etzerza, who lives in Dease Lake, says she’s disappointed with the response — especially considering it was written during the high profile murders in northern B.C. last month.

Is it the Ministry of Transportation’s responsibility to put up cellular dead zone signs on Hwy 37?

FULL STORY: Hwy 37 cellular dead zone signage not their responsibility, province says

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