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Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation

Refunds being offered to passengers

Derailment forces VIA passenger train cancellation
A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)

PHOTO: CN Rail train derails near Kitwanga

Company says no dangerous goods involved

A train went off the rails on Jan. 7, 2020 on the CN mainline near Kitwanga in northwestern B.C. (Facebook Photo)
This supportive housing project at Parksville on Vancouver Island is similar in its modular attributes to the one intended for Queen Charlotte. (Karly Blats photo)

Mould stalls supportive housing project in Queen Charlotte

No timeline available of when units will be ready

This supportive housing project at Parksville on Vancouver Island is similar in its modular attributes to the one intended for Queen Charlotte. (Karly Blats photo)
Photo courtesy B.C. Emergency Health Services Commission                                The provincial ambulance service won’t be adding four-wheel drive vehicles to its northern and rural fleet.
Photo courtesy B.C. Emergency Health Services Commission                                The provincial ambulance service won’t be adding four-wheel drive vehicles to its northern and rural fleet.
Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape

Extensive worker camp now being assembled

Workers’ camp at LNG facility in Kitimat takes shape
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Retired Northern Health official: Managers should have to eat the same food served in hospitals

Former chief medical health officer says hospitals are relying too much on “corporate food”

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Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire

Police and man trapped between burning structure and brush fire

Houston man faces multiple charges following fire
Haida Gwaii resident Barbara Wilson being congratulated by SFU president Andrew Petter at her convocation. She received a Master’s of Education degree. (Photo courtesy Greg Ehlers, SFU)

Energy self-sufficiency, local financing focus of master’s thesis

Revival of Haida customs, governance considered crucial

Haida Gwaii resident Barbara Wilson being congratulated by SFU president Andrew Petter at her convocation. She received a Master’s of Education degree. (Photo courtesy Greg Ehlers, SFU)
An observation room for psychiatric patients in distress is going to be built within the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre in Masset. (Photo courtesy Northern Health Authority)

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital to get secure room for psychiatric patients

Cost anticipated at close to $1 million for Masset hospital

An observation room for psychiatric patients in distress is going to be built within the Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre in Masset. (Photo courtesy Northern Health Authority)
Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours

Nine Haida elders presented with honourary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)
Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)

Haida ‘wisdom-keepers’ receive university’s highest honours

Nine Haida elders presented with honourary doctorates for preserving Haida language and culture

Haida elder Jiixa (Gladys Vandal) is presented with an honorary doctorate by Ralph Nilson, VIU president and vice-chancellor, left, and Louise Mandell, VIU chancellor, at the university’s convocation ceremony Monday. (CHRIS BUSH/Black Press Media)
Haida UBC grad Chelsea Gladstone has been awarded a prestigious academic medal. (contributed photo)

Haida UBC grad awarded prestigious academic honour

Law school next on Chelsea Gladstone’s ‘to do’ list

Haida UBC grad Chelsea Gladstone has been awarded a prestigious academic medal. (contributed photo)
The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)

New Seven Sisters replacement confirmed

Mental health facility will have 25 beds, up from 20 in current facility

The Seven Sisters mental health facility on the grounds of Mills Memorial Hospital will be torn down, but a new and larger one is to be built. (file photo)
Minister Adrian Dix was in Terrace May 21 to announce the business plan for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been completed, opening the door to the construction phase. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Terrace hospital’s business plan approved

Health Minister’s announcement opens door to construction phase

Minister Adrian Dix was in Terrace May 21 to announce the business plan for the new Mills Memorial Hospital has been completed, opening the door to the construction phase. (Brittany Gervais photo)
BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)

New power line needed for LNG project

Would connect Site C to LNG plant at Kitimat

BC Hydro’s Skeena Substation is a key part of the electrical network in the region. But more capacity and infrastructure would be needed to service all of the crown corporation’s potential LNG customers. (File photo)
Terrace resident Amanda Ramsay is one of four people running for the New Democratic Party nomination for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding. (Brittany Gervais photo)

Life experience key to NDP nomination hopeful

Amanda Ramsay is one of four in the running

Terrace resident Amanda Ramsay is one of four people running for the New Democratic Party nomination for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding. (Brittany Gervais photo)
A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)

Nomination date set to replace retiring NDP MP Nathan Cullen

One candidate confirmed so far and others interested

A nomination date has been set by the New Democratic Party to choose a candidate for the Oct. 21 federal election now that Nathan Cullen, the sitting MP for the Skeena - Bulkley Valley riding, has decided to retire from federal politics. (File photo)
Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)

Move natural gas pipeline, MP suggests

Coastal GasLink could then avoid opposition

Coastal GasLink’s natural gas pipeline will run from northeastern B.C. to Kitimat, but one MP is wondering if a portion of it can be moved to avoid First Nations opposition. (File photo)
Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)

NDP to start candidate search

Follows decision by Nathan Cullen to retire from politics

Nathan Cullen signing the official register as the newly-elected Member of Parliament for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in 2004. (File photo)
B.C. Premier John Horgan, fifth from the left, meets with northwestern B.C. local government representatives belonging to the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance. (File photo)

Benefits alliance to hire full-time manager

Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance’s goal is more money from the province for local governments

B.C. Premier John Horgan, fifth from the left, meets with northwestern B.C. local government representatives belonging to the Northwest B.C. Resource Benefits Alliance. (File photo)