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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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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...

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