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Seasonal shift in jobs in the north

The number of people working in the northwest dropped from August to September, reflecting a seasonal shift in job availability

Mile 28 level crossing and Highway 16 improvements

The B.C. government expects to select the company to build a $37 million overpass on Highway 16 by early next year.

Northwest employment holds steady

Employment held steady in the northwest from July to August, indicate figures released Sept. 9 from Statistics Canada.

Cullen firm on decision not to lead

Skeena – Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen is not running for his party’s top job.

Nisga’a want land deal for LNG

The Nisga’a Lisims Government is working on purchasing 22,000 hectares of provincial crown land in the Nasoga Gulf area.

Employment Insurance overhaul welcomed by MP Nathan Cullen

Northwest residents shouldn’t have to wait until there’s a crisis to have their Employment Insurance benefits extended, says Nathan Cullen

Cullen leaning toward not running for NDP leadership

Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he’s leaning toward not taking a run at his party’s leadership

Corner Gas comedian tours North Coast

Brent Butt, known for Corner Gas, is coming to Prince Rupert on May 24.

Approvals next for proposed Kitimat oil refinery

David Black has sketched out a scenario to obtain environmental and other approvals within three years for his proposed oil refinery

Move PNW project from Lelu to Ridley: Cullen

Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen said he thinks there is a deal to be made which could end controversy surrounding the location

Nisga’a receive $2.1 million for training

Nisga'a citizens in Terrace, Prince Rupert and the Nass Valley are to benefit from a $2.1 million training program over three years.

NDP’s Cullen seeks fifth term

Nathan Cullen enters the 2015 federal election as one of the more experienced veterans of his party’s candidates.

Candidates weigh in on refinery plans

The issue arose last week with Nathan Cullen promising that an NDP government would aggressively pursue lower pump prices

Christian Heritage Party chooses its new candidate

The Christian Heritage Party has chosen a pro-life resident of Tumbler Ridge to be its Skeena - Bulkley Valley candidate

Natural gas rates going down

The area’s natural gas supplier is lowering its rates as of April 1 based on the continuing fall in the price of the commodity.

Driver training coming to NWCC

A good portion of a $250,000 donation made by TransCanada to NWCC last week is being used to help people obtain driver’s licences.

Millions potentially coming to First Nations as province seeks pipeline deals

First Nations stand to earn millions from having natural gas pipelines cross over their traditional territories.

NDP leader: LNG projects more likely in Kitimat than Prince Rupert

Provincial NDP opposition leader John Horgan says he has doubts about two LNG projects being planned for the Prince Rupert area.

Avanti Mining eyes export through Prince Rupert

Avanti Mining's planned Kitsault molybdenum mine could be part of a northwest economic development loop, says its president.

Enbridge distributes bursaries to NWCC students

Seven months after NWCC first accepted and then rejected $15,000 from Enbridge for student bursaries, the money is being distributed.