No Picture
News

More Money for BC Health

The B.C. government is going to pour an extra $120 million into the health care system, thanks to surging oil and gas revenues. The money will give a boost to Regional Health Authorities who’ve been […]

No Picture
News

Dawson Creek vehicle thefts

The Dawson Creek RCMP is looking for the public’s help in solving a couple of vehicle thefts. Yesterday morning, an 18 foot flat-deck trailer was stolen from a welding shop. It was in turn used […]

No Picture
News

Rock Slide Update

A bus driver and his lone passenger are telling how they narrowly escaped the slide on the Sea to Sky Highway. Peter Skeels was driving the Perimeter Whistler Express bus Tuesday night when the slide […]

No Picture
News

Greyhound Bus Stabbing

Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day calls it horrific — but extremely rare. He was commenting on the gruesome Trans-Canada Highway attack on a Greyhound bus last night, near Portage La Prairie, Manitoba. RCMP officers surrounded […]

No Picture
News

Big Tobacco Fines

Two of Canada’s largest tobacco companies are going to pay huge fines after pleading guilty today to offences under the Excise Act over contraband cigarettes. The companies also agreed to settle civil suits against them, […]

No Picture
News

Do Not Call List

The CRTC announced today that Canadians will be able to register on a `do not call’ list, to screen out pesky telemarketers, starting on Sept. 30. The process will allow Canadians who do not want […]

No Picture
News

Weekly Jay HIll Report

Celebrating Success in Tumbler Ridge … again! In the midst of my ongoing meetings with constituents, businesses and local representatives this summer, came an event that reaffirmed my faith in the enduring spirit of the […]

No Picture
News

OSB Plant Shutdown

Canfor’s local Peace Valley OSB plant begins its latest one week shutdown today, in a continuing struggle to stay afloat, by keeping productivity up. Speaking on Issues and Answers this week General manager Chris Baby […]

No Picture
News

Gasoline & Oil Prices

The N-D-P claims a new poll shows there’s overwhelming opposition in B-C to the provincial government’s carbon tax, which took effect on Canada Day. Opposition leader Carole James says, an Angus Reid survey conducted earlier […]