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Harcourt weighs in on NDP leadership

Harcourt weighs in on NDP leadership

ICBC reaches out to youth in northern B.C. ahead of grad season

Grad season is typically a dangerous time for young drivers and passengers – on average, 1,300 youth are injured and nine are killed during the months of May and June in B.C. every year.* The reality is that crashes remain the number one preventable cause of death for youth in B.C.

Dick Harris offers package deal

Prepare to be wooed as would-be federal politicians try to earn your vote in the May 2 election. Dick Harris, the Conservative incumbent for Cariboo-Prince George, said he’ll campaign on his record locally, and his efforts will be “complemented” by broader policy announcements from party leader Stephen Harper.

NDP candidate says resources are main issues in riding

He may be young, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have political experience. Twenty-two-year-old Jon Van Barneveld has seven years of behind-the-scenes political experience and that will help him as he carries the NDP banner in Cariboo-Prince George.

Village of Burns Lake to review mayor and council’s pay

Village of Burns Lake Coun. Eileen Benedict requested a review of mayor and council’s remuneration during last week’s council meeting.

Brownfield funding helps revitalize communities

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced last week that $1.8 million will be available in the fourth round of the Brownfield Renewal Funding Program to revitalize brownfield sites throughout the province.
Policing fallout [Part 4 of Justice Denied series]

Policing fallout [Part 4 of Justice Denied series]

Court delays trickle down to higher police costs, lower officer morale and falling public confidence

Missing women inquiry expanded to include highway of tears study

This week’s announcement of the expansion of the B.C. missing women inquiry didn’t resonate with one of the victims’ most outspoken advocates.

New Integris flagship building grew from community demand

Integris Credit Union is committed to enhancing communities. Having realized some time ago that operations in Vanderhoof had outgrown the physical branch, the Integris Board and Management determined that Vanderhoof’s next enhancement project would be major. The idea of a new Vanderhoof Branch was born.

Integration of area addiction services completed

Northern Health is pleased to announce the integration of Addiction Services of Fort Alcohol and Drug Society to NH Mental Health and Addictions, for the communities of Fort St. James, Vanderhoof and Fraser Lake. Northern Health has been working to integrate Mental Health and Addiction Services across its region since 2002 with the goal of improving services to people who frequently require help with both mental health- and addiction-related issues.