Local News

News briefs for May 19, 2017

New imaging equipment at Mills and a proposed Sandspit water taxi are among the latest news briefs.

Out of the red, the credit union reports $1.5 million income

Northern Savings’ massive restructuring in 2015 shows promise

Pay parking coming to Skidegate Landing ferry terminal

BC Ferries set to open seven paid parking spaces inside the terminal lot, starting June 1.

UPDATE: UBC economist says election result unlikely to shift after absentee ballots counted

Correction of BC Elections transcription error means neither NDP or BC Liberal likely to flip seats

Liberals introduce oil-tanker ban for north coast and Haida Gwaii

New bill would ban most tankers carrying crude or ‘persistent’ oil, but not LNG or gasoline.

BCCFA advises caution on community forest partnership

“It’s definitely a radical departure from community forestry as we know it in B.C. today.”

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Maple Ridge homeless rally gets heated
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Money Monitor: What to be wary of when borrowing in retirement
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Black Press Extreme Career Fair was held May 11th at the Langley Events Centre
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Sea lion in care after suffering gunshot wounds to its face
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North Coast re-elects Jennifer Rice with strong support

North Coast looks much like four years ago, but voters won’t know the final B.C. result until May 24.

Census data show youthful Skidegate, Old Massett above the ‘grey tide’

Data from the 2016 census show Haida Gwaii is growing older overall

VIDEO: Tofino and Ucluelet participate in Island-wide emergency communications drill

“This is a great opportunity to showcase what we have and build on our general skills.”

Letter says students can’t make Mother’s Day gifts at school

One Mission school stops practice of creating gifts

North Coast candidates answer six questions about Haida Gwaii

MLA hopefuls list jobs, affordability, green power and coastal protection as top priorities.

Local farmer proposes hayfield on Masset airport grounds

Hayfield plan could help keep deer off airport runway