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Cops for Cancer fundraising events

This will be the 16th year for Cops For Cancer Tour de North

Groundbreaking discovery uncovers key to understanding endometriosis

New Ovarian Cancer Gene: A Connection Between Cancer and Endometriosis

Guided sketch class offered by Pat Gauthier

On Tuesday evening March 21, accomplished artist Pat Gauthier provided a guided introduction to drawing in pencil

New ICBC free windshield repairs

Last week the ICBC made important changes to its optional comprehensive coverage to include windshield repairs

Finding ways to stop domestic abuse earlier

Grants announced will help support community organizations as they provide programming for perpetrators of domestic violence

Groundwater licence fee waiver extended

Non-domestic users of groundwater will now have until Dec. 31, 2017, to apply for a licence without having to pay the application fee

Good news for employers: Surplus WorkSafe contributions to be returned

New policy requiring WorkSafeBC to return funds to employers

Amputees find modern-day inspiration from Vimy Battle

The Battle of Vimy Ridge may have been 100 years ago, but it continues to have modern-day lessons

UNBC foreign scholarship giveaway

How does UNBC celebrate Canada 150? With 150 scholarships for international students.

Birders flock to resist snow goose hunt plan in Pacific Flyway

Avian advocates in the U.S. are calling out in distress about a plan to open the Pacific Flyway to a hunting season for snow geese

CWF is encouraged by federal budget support for oceans and freshwater

The Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) welcomes the federal government’s investment

More LNG fuel and renewable natural gas

The province is taking action under the Climate Leadership Plan to support investments by natural gas utilities

B.C. passes Discriminatory Provisions (Historical Wrongs) Repeal Act

Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement last week after new legislation was passed

BC to invest more in wildlife management

The Province announced last week that all hunting licence revenue will be re-invested to enhance wildlife management

Budget shows low-carbon future is imminent

Budget 2017 throws good money after bad in its attempts to prop up a failing tar sands industry

BC NDP Statement on the federal budget

John Horgan, Leader of B.C.’s New Democrats, issued the following statement on the federal budget

Budget 2017 supports a cleaner economy

Erin Flanagan, made the following statement in response to the Government of Canada tabling of Budget 2017:

Municipality’s first Bi-Annual Open Forum for 2017

On Tuesday March 14 between 6:30 - 8 pm the District of Vanderhoof hosted an informal open forum

Students explore careers at #BCTECH Summit

43 students from SD 91 travelled down to #BCTECH Summit in Vancouver recently

$1,3 Million for SD91

Nechako Lakes School District (SD 91) will receive a total of $1,344,828 from the B.C. government School Enhancement Program