Local News

8/31/2015

New Camp-Style Housing Facility for Students at NWCC Terrace

  Come September, a new camp-style housing facility at the Northwest Community College in Terrace will be available to students who want to experience camp conditions first hand.   The new 49-room facility is the first of its kind in British Columbia, and will give students exposure to industry-standard camp ... Read more
8/31/2015

Completion of Cow Bay Marina Project Delayed

Construction of Prince Rupert's new Cow Bay Marina, behind atlin terminals is going to take a little bit longer than expected. The project was to be completed by contractor Broadwaters Industries by the end of August, but problems with supplies have pushed back the deadline. Broadwater Industries President Doug Mackereth ... Read more
8/31/2015

Wet'suwet'en Chiefs say Unist'ot'en do not Speak for their Nations

Chiefs from the Wet'suwet'en First Nation are officially speaking out against the Uni'stot'en Camp set up on the Morice River near Houston. Chiefs from the Wet'suwet'en First Nation, Nee Tahi Buhn, Burns Lake Band, and Skin Tyee Nation issued a joint statement this morning, saying the Uni'stot'en do not speak ... Read more
8/31/2015

Unifor Explains Reasons for Uninviting Kitimat Mayor & Councillors From Labour Day Picnic

More than two weeks after news first surfaced that Kitimat's mayor and council were being told to stay away from this weekend's Labour Day Picnic, the union sponsoring the event is explaining its reasons. Unifor Local 2301 acknowledged the decision has stirred a lot of controversy, but says the local ... Read more
8/28/2015

STAYCATION: Discovering the Beauty of Stewart will Leave You Speechless

While Stewart may be known for its natural beauty -- there is history here. "All the booms and busts that Stewart has gone through and yet still survived, makes an incredible story," says Shirley Rosichuk, Coordinator at the Stewart Museum The artifacts on display all tell that story of economic ... Read more