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Integris Credit Union expanding to Fraser Lake

Integris Credit Union is opening a branch in Fraser Lake next year.…

Chief Larry Nooski from Nadleh Whut’en speaking at the opening ceremony of the Regional Training Fire Centre on Oct. 19, 2019. (Aman Parhar photo)

New regional training centre for firefighters in Fraser Lake

The centre boasts of a Live Fire Burn Building

Chief Larry Nooski from Nadleh Whut’en speaking at the opening ceremony of the Regional Training Fire Centre on Oct. 19, 2019. (Aman Parhar photo)
BCIT’s Vince Jones (second from right) and his students speak with a CN Rail rail representative (Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media).

Career fair a success for many

700 job hunters visited the Black Press Extreme Education and career fair in Prince George Oct. 11

BCIT’s Vince Jones (second from right) and his students speak with a CN Rail rail representative (Photo by Ronan O’Doherty/Black Press Media).
Black Press’ Extreme Education and Career Fair is taking place in Prince George Oct. 10.

Community connections: Black Press Media to host Prince George education and career fair

There will be many of opportunities for both employers and potential employees…

  • Sep 23, 2019
Black Press’ Extreme Education and Career Fair is taking place in Prince George Oct. 10.
The ore processing mill at the Red Chris copper and gold mine located south of Iskut and east of Hwy 37. (File photo)

Australian gold mining giant acquires Red Chris mine

Newcrest now owns 70 per cent of the mine south of Iskut and operatorship

The ore processing mill at the Red Chris copper and gold mine located south of Iskut and east of Hwy 37. (File photo)
Michael K. Pockett at the OK Cafe in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo)

OK Cafe contractors thankful to Vanderhoof for all the support they have received

Michael K. Pockett, owner of the Salted Cracker says he may open an all-year restaurant in town

Michael K. Pockett at the OK Cafe in Vanderhoof. (Aman Parhar photo)
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)

Northwest entrepreneurs pitch their plans for cash prizes

ThriveNorth announces 12 finalists in this year’s business challenge

Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)
NVSS held it’s second annual small business week on March 7. All grade 7 students in Vanderhoof were a part of the event. A total of 19 vendors sold their products. The small business week is part of the B.C. Junior Achievement Program. The project shown in the photo is by Reese Teichroeb, BreAnn Martens, Katie Wiebe, Shawn Inte and Ella-May. They made 46 hedgehogs out of recycled paper and were almost sold out by the end of the event. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Young entrepreneurs get a taste of the market

2nd annual Small Business market held at NVSS

NVSS held it’s second annual small business week on March 7. All grade 7 students in Vanderhoof were a part of the event. A total of 19 vendors sold their products. The small business week is part of the B.C. Junior Achievement Program. The project shown in the photo is by Reese Teichroeb, BreAnn Martens, Katie Wiebe, Shawn Inte and Ella-May. They made 46 hedgehogs out of recycled paper and were almost sold out by the end of the event. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route. TransCanada map

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project searches for partners

TransCanada is renewing permits for its natural gas pipeline project to North Coast.

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route. TransCanada map
Dave Christie, the president of the Fraser Lake Fire Rescue Training Society, setting up a mobile water source for the Sprinkler Protection Unit. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)

Fraser Lake fire rescue team receive $60,000

The Nadleh Whut’en First Nations provided the funding for a burn building

Dave Christie, the president of the Fraser Lake Fire Rescue Training Society, setting up a mobile water source for the Sprinkler Protection Unit. (Photo/Colin Macgillivray)
Unist’ot’en claim to have found these stone tools on a site Coastal GasLink is preparing for a construction camp near Houston B.C. (Facebook photo)

Coastal GasLink stops work to investigate archaeological find

OGC archaeologists are en route to the Houston-area site where Unist’ot’en report finding stone tools

Unist’ot’en claim to have found these stone tools on a site Coastal GasLink is preparing for a construction camp near Houston B.C. (Facebook photo)
Tsetsaut Ventures Ltd’s George Simpson (left) with Pretivm president, CEO and director Joseph Ovsenek in 2013, before the Brucejack Mine was developed. (Indigenous Business and Investment Council photo)

TSKLH Nation sues Province over Brucejack mine revenue sharing

The Tsetsaut/Skii km Lax Ha seeks to assert rights and title in the area around Pretivm gold mine.

Tsetsaut Ventures Ltd’s George Simpson (left) with Pretivm president, CEO and director Joseph Ovsenek in 2013, before the Brucejack Mine was developed. (Indigenous Business and Investment Council photo)
Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (CGL photo)

Coastal GasLink prepares sites of construction work camps

Unist’ot’en condemn 14 ‘man camps’ housing 500-800 workers as threatening safety of women and children

Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (CGL photo)
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019
Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute
Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo

Coastal GasLink turned away by Gitdumden checkpoint

First Nations LNG Alliance stress cooperation as CGL unable to deliver interim injunction.

Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo
Shar Wilson of Langford is the owner and creator of Finawear, a clothing company that sells what she calls ‘authentic, wearable, Indigenous art.’ Wilson pitched her company to CBC’s Dragons’ Den. The episode will air on Nov. 22. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Entrepreneur’s wearable Indigenous art appears on Dragons’ Den tonight

Gitxsan artist, Shar Wilson pitched her clothing company, Finawear to the popular show in the spring

Shar Wilson of Langford is the owner and creator of Finawear, a clothing company that sells what she calls ‘authentic, wearable, Indigenous art.’ Wilson pitched her company to CBC’s Dragons’ Den. The episode will air on Nov. 22. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Northern Homecraft owners Karen and Beau Jackson, left, and Shay and Christina Bulmer, right. Contributed photo

Local company Northern Homecraft wins big at Northern B.C. awards

Vanderhoof company won in two categories for homes built in Fort St. James area

Northern Homecraft owners Karen and Beau Jackson, left, and Shay and Christina Bulmer, right. Contributed photo
Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Indigenous nations receive 10 per cent stake in coal terminal

Sale of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert expected to be completed by summer 2019

Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal, is a Crown corporation based on the North Coast of B.C. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)