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Babine Forest Products taking every precaution for employees

While the lumber industry has seen a number of lay-offs in the…

  • Apr 8, 2020

Northwest mines lengthen crew rotations in response to COVID-19

Northern Health confident precautions sufficient enough to keep work camps open

Coastal GasLink gives $100K to United Way efforts in Northern B.C.

Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund benefits seniors in isolation, among others

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Northern Health says it’s ready for possibility of COVID-19 surge

Health authority confident with inventory of ventilators

Skeena Bulkley Valley MP calling for halt on sport fishing licenses to out-of-province fishers

Bachrach and Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns co-signed the letter to the Minister of Fisheries

Kitimat LNG Canada worker tests positive for COVID-19

The company announced the positive case to its workers on March 28

Bachrach to donate salary hike to community organizations

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP among growing list of MPs giving raise away amid economic crisis

First Nations bands restrict visitors

In Burns Lake First Nations bands have also taken action because of…

  • Apr 1, 2020

Trees cleared at Radley Beach make way for new playground and splash park

Trees were cleared at Radley Beach earlier this past week to make…

  • Apr 1, 2020

What do I apply for employment insurance or CERB?

The Government of Canada is taking strong, immediate and effective action to…

  • Apr 1, 2020

Governments close doors in Lakes District area

Employees of companies across the province have been laid off in the…

  • Apr 1, 2020

School is still out, but the Ministry has a plan—sort of

On March 27, the Ministry of Education released a long statement, and…

  • Apr 1, 2020

COVID-19 committee in Burns Lake will offer help to the needy

A community committee has formed in Burns Lake, in response to the…

  • Apr 1, 2020

Northern Health test over 400 people for COVID-19

The Northern Health region now has 12 cases of COVID-19, as pf…

  • Apr 1, 2020

Northern Health preparing ‘for a changing situation’ in response to COVID-19

The health authority is taking a number of measures to free up hospital capacity where possible

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Frontline workers receiving COVID-19 isolation exemptions prompt concerns

Provincial Health Authority staff exempt from self-isolation upon return from international travel

Northwest Regional Airport says ridership extremely low amid COVID-19

The airport has enacted enhanced sanitary measures and reduced flights

Coastal GasLink will consult with health authorities before construction recommences

The company continues to perform environmental monitoring, pipe delivery and stockpile

Only essential visits allowed at Burns Lake Hospital

Northern Health is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and…

  • Mar 25, 2020