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Fishing Lodge on Haida Gwaii Fined For Fisheries Act Violations

A luxury fishing resort on Haida Gwaii has been fined 35-thousand dollars for Fisheries Act violations. Lawyers on behalf of Queen Charlotte Lodge pleaded guilty in Masset Provincial Court last month to six violations of the act. Judge Dwight Stewart has ordered the lodge to pay a total of 500 ... Read more

Gitwangak Education Society trying to preserve traditional language and culture

The Gitwangak Education Society is hoping to preserve the traditional language of the Gitxsan and the culture by teaching students about it, starting at a young age. Students at Wilp Si Wilaxsinsxw HL Simgigyet community school are learning the language of their culture starting at age four. Jessica Starlund, who ... Read more

Conservation officers investigating the death of a coyote

Conservation Officers in Vanderhoof and Burns Lake are investigating after receiving a report of a vehicle chasing down a coyote and killing it over the weekend. The incident occurred on Saturday and CO's says they tracked down the suspects and the coyote. Officers seized items used in the commission of ... Read more

Rupertite Wins Car

It was as easy as entering his name, number,  address and repair order number online to win a brand new 2017 Buick Verano from General Motors of Canada Company. A wealth of entries were submitted, however it was Prince Rupert resident Romano Barazzuol who drove off in his new car ... Read more

Herb Pond wins B.C. Liberal North Coast nomination

Former Prince Rupert mayor, Lax Kw’alaams band administrator, and community advocate Herb Pond has been selected by local party members as the BC Liberal candidate for North Coast in the upcoming provincial election. With over 200 votes cast, Pond defeated Rodney Proskiw for the spot and will take on incumbent NDP ... Read more