Burns Lake council creates guidelines

Village council has asked staff to create a seemingly unnecessary policy. The…

  • Oct 18, 2017

College of New Caledonia’s confusing explanation

This week Lakes District News attempted to ask the College of New…

  • Oct 11, 2017

Wine tab on the rise

Unless you’re able to live on a desert island without access to…

  • Oct 4, 2017
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Odd northern Canada seasons

When I was living in northern Saskatchewan, my former boss took me…

  • Sep 27, 2017

Administration mess in Burns Lake

When I first moved to Burns Lake three years ago, I was…

  • Sep 20, 2017

Lack of transportation options in northern B.C.

Northern B.C. leaders, the provincial government, Highway of Tears advocates and northern…

  • Sep 13, 2017

Not sorry for Greyhound

Last week Greyhound announced that it will discontinue its passenger service between…

  • Sep 6, 2017

A growing concern in Burns Lake

This week we wrote a story about council planning to meet with…

  • Aug 30, 2017

Minimum wage debate

Few topics are as controversial right now in Canada as raising the…

  • Aug 23, 2017

Burns Lake should become a mountain biking town

As Burns Lake is currently trying to diversify its local economy and…

  • Aug 16, 2017

Debate of national anthem lyrics is ‘moot’

Making the lyrics more inclusive does not reject tradition, but respects it

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako and First Nations

If you’re ever bored in Burns Lake, I highly encourage you to…

  • Aug 9, 2017

Universal dental care in Canada

During my first few years living in Canada, I didn’t visit a…

  • Aug 2, 2017

Unnecessary policy

Burns Lake council might be focusing too much energy resolving internal conflicts…

  • Jul 26, 2017

Human-caused wildfires

Although the majority of wildfires are ignited by lightning, an average of…

  • Jul 19, 2017

Breastfeeding uproar

A business in Telkwa has recently come under fire for posting a…

  • Jul 12, 2017

Hitchhiking in the north

I recently attended a fascinating presentation at the Burns Lake Band office…

  • Jul 5, 2017

Support for journalism

Without reliable journalism, institutions go unchecked and democracy is at stake

  • Jun 28, 2017

Canadian values

Some Canadian politicians have often tried to define what Canadian values are.…

  • Jun 21, 2017

Surviving power outages

A couple of weeks after I wrote an editorial saying that Burns…

  • Jun 14, 2017