Local News

9/2/2014

Weekend Rain Cools Down Fire Hazard in Northwest

The change in the weather has completely changed the northwest's wildfire situation.  The Wildfire Management Branch website says thanks to several days of rain and cooler temperatures, the Fire Danger Rating is now "low" to "moderate" for most of the region, with a small pocket of "high" to "extreme" northeast ... Read more
9/2/2014

Daycare Financial Assistance Now Available to BC Parents -- But Don't Expect the Money Soon

Parents of public school students 12-years-old and under can register to receive 40 dollars per student for each day school is not in session due to the ongoing labour  disruption in B-C public schools. The government's Temporary Education Support for Parents (TESP) program is intended to help parents with the ... Read more
9/1/2014

Startup of New School Year On Hold -- BC Teachers Dispute Remains Unresolved

Daycare operators in British Columbia are scrambling to keep up with increased demand for child support as more parentsneed places to babysit their kids because schools will not open. Janos Stiasny, owner of Wise Owl Montessori Child Care, says spots in his daycare have filled right up because of ... Read more
8/28/2014

Terrace Council Visited By Ministry of Environment Rep

  Terrace city council was visited by officials from BC's Ministry of Environment today... who went through the details of the recently released results from the Kitimat Airshed Study. Ed Hoffman told council the ministry plans to keep a close eye on the area.. as industrial developments unfold. The results ... Read more
8/27/2014

Terrace Parents, School Board, Anxious For Teachers Strike End

    B-C Teachers' Federation president Jim Iker and senior government negotiator Peter Cameron met this afternoon with Education Minister Peter Fassbender for a rare, face-to-face discussion since teachers launched a full-scale walkout in mid-June. The meeting comes just days before the start of the new school year, and in Terrace, ... Read more