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LNG Canada to continue to advance project despite pipeline protests

VANCOUVER, B.C. - LNG Canada says that despite this week's protests, LNG Canada will continue to advance the project and maintain their current construction schedule. A blockade by members of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation near Houston was dismantled by the RCMP this week leading to protests across the country.   Following several hours of meetings, Chief Na'Moks told reporters Thursday that...

3 Doors Down cancelled at the EnCana Events Centre

3 DOORS DOWN ***CANCELLED*** SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2010 ENCANA CENTRE Show: 7:00 PM     Due to scheduling conflicts, the 3 Doors Down performance scheduled in Dawson Creek at the EnCana Events Centre has been cancelled.   Anyone who has purchased tickets to the performance will be able to receive a refund.  Credit card transactions will be automatically returned to the purchasing credit card; this reversal should take...

UPDATED: North District RCMP looking for man wanted on Canada wide warrant

UPDATE: Global News is reporting that Clarke was arrested in Nova Scotia on February 23. PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - North District RCMP are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man that is currently wanted on a Canada wide warrant. 34-year-old Robert Alan Edward Clarke is wanted on charges including attempted murder, weapons offences, assault and kidnapping. Police say he should...

Heroes Dinner

Public memorial for hit and run victim

Video:  Cst. Jackelynn Passarell spoke with the media on Friday afternoon and provided a brief update on the case.   By Adam Reaburn Friends and family of a hit and run victim will come together to celebrate his life on Wednesday. On Tuesday May 11th, 14 year-old Teddy Lou was riding his bike down 76th street when he was struck by a red...

New Provincial Government Oil & Gas Setback Regulations.

By Dwight Ford The Campbell Government has delivered on its promise to introduce new oil and gas industry well setback regulations that go to improving public safety.   Seen as responding to environnmental concerns put forward in the wake of the EnCana facility bombings in the South Peace, the government is moving to keep new oil and gas wells farther away...

UPDATE – Power out in Hudson's Hope and Fort St. John

UPDATE:  As of 4:30pm there are more power outages around Fort St. John.  See the full list at the bottom of this article.   Two separate power outages are affecting more than 800 B.C. Hydro customers in Fort St. John and Hudson’s Hope. An outage north of Campbell Way around the Hudson’s Hope and Chetwynd area affects approximately 730 customers. B.C. Hydro reports...

The Vancouver Sun: First Nation chiefs head to Ottawa in opposition of Site C

West Moberly First Nation chief, Roland Willson told the Vancouver Sun that if the federal government approves the project, the delegation won’t hesitate to take the decision to the Supreme Court. The provincial and federal government is expected to make an announcement on their decision by October 22, at which point, one of three outcomes will become the end result;...

August’s petroleum land rights sale much quieter than July’s

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — After the nearly $85 million that July’s provincial petroleum and natural gas land rights sale brought in, August’s auction looked more similar to those held in May and June. In total, just 12 leases and drilling licenses were sold at the sale on August 23rd, bringing in just $3,454,906.06 to provincial coffers. The biggest parcel...

Kiskatinaw Fall Fair

North Peace trails revamped thanks to federal funding

An improved sign at Redfern Lake Trail will also be completed as a result of a $5,000 investment from the same program “Having recreational trails is an important part of life here in northeastern B.C. and this investment will ensure that hard-working taxpayers have a place to enjoy the great outdoors,” Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer writes. The initiative, a...

Continental Pipeline and Facility to shutdown; hundreds lose jobs in Fort St. John

FORT ST JOHN, B.C. - Moose FM and energeticcity.ca have received confirmation that Continental Pipeline and Facility Ltd. has decided to close. According to a notice sent to employees Friday, the shareholders and management have decided to shut down the company and send all the equipment to the upcoming Ritchie Brothers Auction in March. The notice does not provide a reason...

Fort St. John to receive over $94,000 in grants in lieu of property taxes

The compensation for 2013 is an increase of $1.3 million over last year's payments. The grants are distributed annually to reimburse municipalities that have benefited government properties through things such as sewers, roads, and fire protection. The money paid to the municipalities is based on the assessed value of those properties as well as the municipalities tax rate. Listed below are...

Fire at Dawson Creek's Alaska Hotel

The public is asked to avoid the downtown area, as it has been closed off. We will update as we learn more. If you have pictures or video to share, email [email protected]

Increase in natural gas prices forecast by NEB

At the same time, natural gas customers looking to heat their homes can expect to pay between $1.10 and $1.30 per litre for heating oil, which is around last year’s costs. Based on weather forecasts, heating demands are predicted to be average to below-average in most of the country.  Natural gas inventories were at record high levels last year, and this...

City moves ahead with affordable housing recommendations

Back in September, 2012, the Affordable Housing Committee also presented a series of recommendations to city council, and council has subsequently approved seven tasks based on those suggestions. They've prioritized the city's current needs, with low cost market as the highest priority, to help those living in transitional and supportive housing that want to own their own homes. Emergency...

Win tickets to see Godsmack at the EnCana Events Centre

Mile0city.ca and the EnCana Events Centre want to give you the chance to see Godsmack live on Saturday September 3rd at the EnCana Events Centre. All you have to do is enter below and you could win a pair of tickets.  Enter by 9:59 p.m. PST Thursday September 1, 2011.  We'll then announce the winners on Friday morning. Great seats are still...

Fire Prevention Day cancelled due to weather

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fire Prevention Day that was scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled due to weather conditions. The event was supposed to be held at the Home Hardware parking lot on Saturday, October 1st before a heavy snow hit the region, postponing the event a first time. The Fort St. John Fire Department had hoped to hold...
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