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Northern Health tightens access to its facilities

Only essential visits considered; screening criteria in place

Funding for laid off workers

The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to…

  • Apr 1, 2020

School district #54 works on school plan

School district officials and teachers are this week communicating plans to resume…

Bear vs rabbit caught on camera near Whistler
Dr. Bonnie Henry given a Gitxsan name
New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake
Canada needs Parliament fully functional in pandemic crisis, Scheer says

Arson suspected in townhouse fire

One unit completely destroyed

A Rocha continues spring and summer event planning

But is taking COVID-19 crisis response measures

Northern Health preparing ‘for a changing situation’ in response to COVID-19

The health authority is taking a number of measures to free up hospital capacity where possible

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

Northwest Regional Airport says ridership extremely low amid COVID-19

The airport has enacted enhanced sanitary measures and reduced flights

Canfor closes Houston and Plateau mills temporarily

Three-week closure in response to COVID-19 crisis

Coastal GasLink will consult with health authorities before construction recommences

The company continues to perform environmental monitoring, pipe delivery and stockpile

An RDBN study hears concerns of residents at local open houses

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako’s open houses for a study on…

  • Mar 25, 2020

Progress being made along Coastal GasLink route

Pipe sections arriving at a storage site in Houston

Airport use fee waiver turned down

Council has denied a request from the regional air component of the…

  • Mar 25, 2020

At home? The library has some tips

Online services one way to pass the time

Fire destroys Hagman Crescent townhouse unit

Three other units extensively damaged

Parks, playgrounds in Houston being closed

Part of the effort to prevent COVID-19 spread

Demand for food hampers surges with COVID-19

Pick-up suspended, but Salvation Army will deliver

Save-On-Foods temporarily bans reusable shopping bags, suspends bottle returns due to COVID-19

It has also limited its operating hours and implemented special shopping hour for seniors