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1st Annual Small Business Week with the FSJ Chamber of Commerce

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The FSJ Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its first Small Business Week with Boost your Biz. During Boost your Biz will be events taking place between Monday, October 21st to Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre. Monday, October 21st, 2019  7:00 am to 8:30 am - Small Business Week “BOOST YOUR BIZ”...

Financial Empowerment classes with Money Savvy Women of Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. -  Money Savvy Women of Fort St. John is hosting its free Financial Empowerment class this week. Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 6:30 pm held at the Community Bridge located at 10142 - 101 Ave in Fort St. John. Topics to be covered during this free workshop include; Plan for your future Reduce your debt, increase your...

Energy regulator says crude-by-rail shipments fell to 310,000 bpd in August

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator says exports of crude oil by rail from Canada fell slightly in August to 310,000 barrels per day from 313,000 bpd in July. The August number is up 35 per cent from 230,000 bpd reported in August of 2018 but still well below the record high of 354,000 bpd set last December. The small change in...

LIVE RESULTS – Live election night results

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Watch this page for Live Election night results.  The first results are expected from after 4 p.m. Pacific time. Polls in Fort St. John are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  To find out where you can vote, visit elections.ca. In our riding, Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, the following candidates are running. Liberal Mavis...

Dog Adoption Event at Zoo Foods

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This weekend, join 'In the Woods Animal Rescue' at Zoo Foods for the Dog Adoption Event. Saturday, October 26th, 2019 from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM at ZooFoods located at 9420 Sikanni Road in Fort St. John come meet with the rescue and the available dogs for adoption. In the Woods is a non-profit volunteer rescue...

Fort St. John RCMP looking for youths in Mischief matter

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - RCMP posted to twitter they are looking for several youths that disrupted a burial ceremony. Mischief: Immaculata Cemetery on Saturday, September 28th, 2019 around 2:40-2:50 pm. Several youths disrupted a burial ceremony. If you know anything about the incident you are being asked to call Cst, Rambally 250-787-8117.

Shell makes $10,000 donation to Fort St. John Association for Community Living

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - At the fundraising event 'Of the Vine' for the Fort St. John Association for Community Living (FSJACL), Shell donated $10,000 towards the purchase of a new wheelchair accessible bus. Mindy-Lou Henyu, on behalf of Shell, presented the cheque for $10,000 on stage. The FSJACL was a recent recipient of $19,200 from the 100 Women Who Care...

Celebration of Life announced for Chloe Allen

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A Celebration of Life, has been planned for Chloe Allen. Chloe passed suddenly and unexpectedly in the early morning of Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the age of 12 due to a burst brain cyst. The Celebration of Life/Memorial Service will be held Friday, October 25th, 2019, at 4:00 PM at the Evangel Downtown Church, #10040...

General Election Day today 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Today is General Election Day for the 2019 Canada Federal Election.  To find a polling station, all electors need to do is enter their postal code online at elections.ca or call 1-800-463-6868. The polling stations will be open today from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. To help make it easier for voters to travel to the polls,...

Thunberg interviews leaders for documentary, Alberta Indigenous group says

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg continued her tour of Alberta's oilsands region on Saturday, an Indigenous group says, conducting interviews that the group says will be part of an upcoming BBC documentary. The Mikisew Cree First Nation says in a news release that Thunberg spent the day on the shores of Gregoire Lake near Fort McMurray...

Greta Thunberg meets with First Nations chief in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The chief of a northern Alberta First Nation says he gave climate activist Greta Thunberg a message during a quietly arranged meeting in Fort McMurray on Friday night. Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam says he told the 16-year-old Swede that Europeans are major investors in the area's oilsands, and she needs to get people...

Adopting Historic and Archived Photos at the North Peace Museum

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - On October 19th the North Peace Museum held an all-day event called the "Adopt a Photo Fundraiser." There were twenty-four photos which could be adopted with a minimum of a fifty dollar donation. Each and every photo captured some of the history hidden in the Peace Region. Upon donation, those involved were rewarded with a...

Saturday morning power outage reported near North Peace Regional Airport

UPDATE - As of 10:25 a.m., B.C. Hydro estimates that the power could be restored by 11:45 a.m. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - B.C. Hydro is reporting of a power outage this morning, Saturday, in the subdivision near the North Peace Regional Airport. According to B.C. Hydro, the power went out this morning at around 8:43 a.m. and the cause is...

Province introduces first round of support programs for forestry workers

VICTORIA, B.C. - The Province of British Columbia has announced another step in its commitment to have supports in place for contractors, workers and communities impacted by indefinite and permanent mill closures in B.C.'s Interior. A through a web portal, on the Province's website, impacted workers, contractors and communities can easily access forest worker support programs online. According to the Government,...

Northern Lights College to receive $185,000 in funding to expand health care assistant training

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Province of British Columbia has announced that it is taking action to further increase the number of qualified health care assistants to continue improving care for seniors. According to the Government, through the ministries of Health, and Advanced Education, Skills and Training, approximately $3.64 million is being provided over the next two years to...

Northern Health seeking contractor for Meals on Wheels in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Northern Health is seeking interested parties to provide Meals on Wheels services to clients in Fort St. John. Meals on Wheels is a program that prepares and delivers meals for clients to help ensure they can remain healthy, well-nourished and independent in their living circumstances. Currently, Northern Health prepares the meals and provides distribution to approximately...

Moose Talks – Trevor Bolin and Karen Mason-Bennett

This week on Moose Talks, host Dub Craig spoke with FSJ City Councillor, Trevor Bolin, about the Council’s recent endorsement for the 100th street corridor. Trevor also talked about what that means going forward! As well, Karen Mason-Bennett, the Executive Director of NEAT was in-studio to talk about the Pumpkin Plunge! Karen stated this is the final Yard Waste...

Fort St. John Rotary’s Pints for Polio Fundraiser

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This weekend is the FSJ Rotary Club's 'Pints for Polio' Fundraiser. Saturday, October 19th, 2019, check-in for the event is at 1:30 pm at the Curling Club. Bring your ticket to receive your free mug and Pints for Polio passport. The Pints Tour Bus will take you to your destination, for a beer (or wine where...

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