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Northeast B.C. unemployment percentage rises to 7.4 for July

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Stats Canada released their July unemployment numbers today which saw Northeast B.C. on top of the list. According to the survey, Northeast B.C. has a 7.4 percent unemployment rate, 1.4 percent higher than the next closest, the Thompson Okanagan. The survey stated that Northeast B.C. has an estimated labour force of 43,500 workers, 3,200 of which...

Northeast B.C. Wildfire update

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - While the fire danger rating in the Peace Region is now between high and extreme there are still no new fires in the area. Fire Information Officer Amanda Reynolds explained that the closest fire to Fort St. John is 124 kilometres away, west of Silver Lake. Reynolds added that the fire is currently being monitored...

Fort St. John athlete leads Canadian Rodeo Pro Tour standings

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Fort St. John born Stephen Culling is currently leading the Canadian Pro Tour in steer wrestling. Culling has accumulated 465 points in seven of the ten events he's competed at during the Canadian Pro Tour. Culling is competing in the Dawson Creek Rodeo this weekend where he hopes to win and widen his lead on second...

Elk Club Speedskaters prep for provincials

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Elk Speedskating Club members are preparing for the upcoming provincials meet next weekend after competing in Alberta last week. A handful of speedskaters were in Calgary from January 4th to 9th to compete at the Canada Cup #2 in partnership with the Long Track Team Selections for the 2018 Winter Olympics. "The kids are in a very...

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