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North Peace Cultural Centre receives grant for renovations

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Cultural Centre has received a grant for $170,000 for a renovation project. Oliver Hachmeister, operations manager for the NPCC, says the grant, from BC Gaming, will go towards significant renovations for the theatre. "We've been operating for 26 years, and this would be the first major renovation of the 413 seat theatre. We've received...

After School Homework Help Program coming to Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A peer-to-peer after-school program to help students with completing homework is coming to Fort St. John. This program, in partnership with the Fort St. John Literacy Society and the North Peace Cultural Society, will provide homework tutoring to students needing a little extra help outside of school hours. Executive Director of the Literacy Society, Jessica Kalman, says she...

Beth MacPherson named honourary fire chief for the day

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Fire Department named Beth MacPherson as Honourary Fire Chief for the Day on Thursday. MacPherson, a grade three student at Alwin Holland Elementary, had the honour of being paraded around the city in the comfort of a fire truck. The day included an interactive tour of the fire hall, a special lunch,...

Peace Seniors Connect & Care need your help

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Christmas is approaching and the group, Peace Seniors Connect & Care needs your help by providing donations that will go directly to the seniors in our community. PSCC is a group of caring people that came together three years ago to touch the lives of seniors in our community. The first year the group helped...

Huskies Annual ‘Fill the Bus’ Food Drive

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - FSJ Huskies Hockey team is gearing up for their 'Fill a Bus' Campaign by going door to door to collect non-perishable donations on behalf of the Salvation Army. The Huskies are gearing up for their 21st Annual 'Fill the Bus' Fundraiser with all items going to the Salvation Army. As this is a community event, the...

City Council seeks intervenor status on Coastal Gaslink hearing

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - At a recent council meeting, Fort St. John city council has announced they are seeking intervenor status in regards to the Coastal GasLink project hearing. The National Energy Board will be conducting a hearing, listening to arguments from environmentalist Michael Sawyer that the pipeline may form part of a federal undertaking and be subject to regulation by the...

Government invests in the Alaska Highway

FORT NELSON, B.C. - Four contracts were awarded for maintenance and construction work along the Alaska Highway. Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, made the announcement on November 15, 2018. These improvements will give the community access to a more reliable, safer and modern roadway with improved circulation. Areas that will be improved are a 33-kilometre portion of the...

Kin seeks entertainment for the Annual Seniors Supper

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Kin Club is in need of entertainment for the Seniors Supper held in Taylor, December 7th, 2018. The Seniors Supper has become a staple of holiday events in the community, with several community groups committed year after year to see the success of this evening everyone's participation is significant to this night. After a recent story submitted to...

RCMP looking for wanted man from Horse Lake

BEAVERLODGE, A.B. – RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted male.  Arlen Jake Camille Ferguson of the Horse Lake First Nation is currently wanted on multiple charges from seven separate investigations from Beaverlodge and Grande Prairie RCMP Detachments. Ferguson has been charged with: Break & Enter Assault Mischief Possession of property obtained by crime Failing to attend...

City to hold public hearing on proposed Co-Op gas station

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John has scheduled a public hearing for the proposed Co-Op Gas Station development. The hearing, originally scheduled for November 26, is now set to take place on December 10.  It will allow members of the public to voice their concerns or support for the proposed gas station. On July 11, 2018,...

15 Bert Bowes Students surprised by West Jet

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Members of 'Students for Change" at Bert Bowes Middle school were surprised with flights to an upcoming event in Vancouver for WE Day. West Jet, working with the 'WE' organization, chose these students to receive this incentive as Bert Bowes students showed excellent local and global work during the last school year. West Jet and 'WE' want to...

Recall on several children’s strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen syrups

OTTAWA, ONT - Health Canada has issued a recall on several children's strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen syrups because of defective child-resistant safety caps on the bottles ISSUE from Health Canada - Laboratoire Riva Inc. and Laboratoires Trianon Inc. are voluntarily recalling several over-the-counter children’s strawberry-flavoured acetaminophen syrups labelled as Biomedic, Option+, or Laboratoires Trianon Inc. The products, which are used for pain and...

Hospital Foundation ‘Be an Angel’ Gala a huge success

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 22nd Annual FSJ Hospital Foundations 'Be an Angel' Gala raised over $130,000 on Saturday, November 3. The Ralph Pomeroy Ballroom at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre was transformed into a Northern Lights themed vision.  As guests wined and dined, they were entertained with an animated reading of 'The Cremation of Sam McGee' an original...

Alberta energy firms split on call for government imposed production cuts

CALGARY, A.B. - Oilsands and refining giants Suncor Energy Inc. and Husky Energy Inc. are rejecting a call by rival Cenovus Energy Inc. for government-imposed production cuts to reduce an oversupply of oil in Alberta linked to steep price discounts. Suncor spokeswoman Sneh Seetal says the company has no exposure to the ``differential'' between Western Canadian Select bitumen-blend crude and...

Huskies team up with local breweries for Movember Fundraiser

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies will be teaming up with Mighty Peace Brewery and Beard's Brewing for the Huskies Movember Fundraiser on November 24. Sabrina Trobak, chair for the Huskies, says both breweries will be participating during specific times throughout the day. "Mighty Peace Brewery will be open from 2 to 5 and will be selling pulled...

Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces third quarter 2018 results, Pouce Coupe land acquisition and preliminary 2019 plans.

CALGARY, A.B. - An announcement by Birchcliff Energy Ltd. shared financial and operational results for the third quarter of 2018, a strategic Montney land acquisition in Pouce Coupe and its preliminary plans for 2019. Highlights from the third quarter include; Production average of 79,331 boe/d, a 22% increase from 65,276 boe/d in the third quarter of 2017. Adjusted funds flow of $75.4 million increased from...

Protesters wanting more for killer whales confront Environment Minister in B.C.

VICTORIA, B.C. - Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna was confronted with the passions many people in British Columbia have for the plight of the West Coast's endangered killer whales while she cycled on a Victoria-area bike path Wednesday. The minister said she was cycling to a news conference along Victoria's Galloping Goose Trail when she met a group of protesters...

Snowfall warning issued for the Alberta Peace

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - A snowfall warning has been issued for the Alberta Peace.  Total accumulations could be anywhere from 10 to 20 cm. The snow will start Thursday morning near the B.C. Alberta border and will spread throughout the day.  In the B.C. Peace total snowfall will only be 2 to 4 cm. The warning says by the time snow...
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