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Fort St. John
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – School District 60 is in the early stages of building two more schools, an elementary school in the northeast and a middle school in the northwest areas of the City. The District recently purchased two pieces...
VICTORIA, B.C. — B.C. Finance Minister Carole James delivered the Province’s budget for 2018 in the Legislature today, saying the government plans to run a surplus of $219 million this year. In the NDP’s first full budget since ousting the...

SD 60 amends 2017/18 budget

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - School District 60 released an amended version of its 2017/18 annual budget on Monday. The School District currently has a total of 6,167 students including adult students aged 19 or older, which is an increase of 91...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – School District 60 Trustees took questions from members of the public on the format of the washrooms at the new Margaret “Ma” Murray School at Monday's school board meeting. The washroom format of the new...
CALGARY, A.B. — Delayed oil pipeline construction is causing a steep discount for Canadian crude prices that is costing the economy roughly $15.6 billion a year or about 0.75 percent of GDP, according to Scotiabank. “Pipeline approval delays have imposed...
EDMONTON, A.B. — Alberta’s economic development minister is shrugging off a legal challenge filed by British Columbia over Alberta's ban on B.C. wine. Deron Bilous says the potential fine Alberta faces for violating free trade rules is a pittance when...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Police have released a description of the suspect vehicle in a break and enter that occurred at Backcountry early Tuesday morning. Staff Sergeant Steve Perret with the Fort St. John RCMP said police were alerted...
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Northern Health’s Human Resources department is reporting mild successes in recruitment so far this fiscal year after delivering a report to the health authority’s board of directors at Monday’s public board meeting. So far in 2017/18,...
VICTORIA, B.C. — The minority NDP government will unveil its first full budget in 17 years today, with housing and childcare set to feature centre stage. Finance Minister Carole James held a press event yesterday at a childcare centre in...
TAYLOR, B.C. — Yellowhead Road and Bridge say that crews will be performing emergency repairs on the Taylor Bridge today, effective immediately. YRB North Peace Quality Manager Greg McNeil said that crews will be reducing traffic on the Taylor Bridge...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Thieves employed the use of a vehicle to smash their way into Backcountry in Fort St. John early this morning in the second such incident in the Energetic City in as many months. According to...
VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Wilderness Committee is applauding the efforts of the West Moberly and Saulteau First Nations to help recover the population of the Southern Mountain Caribou’s central group, but says that more restrictions on logging need to...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Sunrise Rotary Club of Fort St. John raised close to $20,000 for two of the club’s major fundraising efforts at its Evening Under The Stars over the weekend. Over 140 attendees packed the ballroom...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Fort St. John RCMP are asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect after the 110th Street Liquor Store was held up over the weekend. At around 5:10 p.m. last Saturday, a man...
VICTORIA, B.C. — Jobs, Trade and Technology Minister Bruce Ralston announced today that the provincial government has launched a formal challenge against Alberta's ban on B.C. wines. Ralston said that B.C. officially filed against the wine ban today through the...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Fort St. John City Council has once again deferred making a decision on whether to increase the budget to demolish the Condill Hotel by over $650,000. Back on January 22nd, Council received a report to...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Yellowhead Road & Bridge has announced that the Moosemouth Bridge south of Clayhurst will be intermittently closed on Monday. YRB said the bridge will be getting construction work done on Monday between the hours of...
CALGARY, A.B. - Two years after a blue-ribbon panel called on the Alberta government to encourage partial upgrading of bitumen from the oilsands to enhance value and free up more pipeline room for exports, the idea remains years away...