Trevor Hewitt

Officers pictured at the Gidimt’en checkpoint on Jan. 7, 2019. Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach is calling for an independent review of police action following the RCMP’s dismantling of the Gidimt’en checkpoint on Jan. 7, 2019. (Canadian Press photo)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP calling for independent review of RCMP action at Gidimt’en

Bachrach wants the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission to conduct a review of RCMP action

Officers pictured at the Gidimt’en checkpoint on Jan. 7, 2019. Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Taylor Bachrach is calling for an independent review of police action following the RCMP’s dismantling of the Gidimt’en checkpoint on Jan. 7, 2019. (Canadian Press photo)
RCMP Const. Darrin Meier on top of Irene Joseph next to Mark’s Work Warehouse on Dec. 6, 2014. (File photo)

First Nation elder’s trial accusing B.C. Mountie of excessive force begins

Irene Joseph says run-in with Const. Darrin Meier in 2014 has left her with psychological damage

RCMP Const. Darrin Meier on top of Irene Joseph next to Mark’s Work Warehouse on Dec. 6, 2014. (File photo)
Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (Coastal GasLink photo)

First occupancy of CGL Houston camp expected for July 2020

Clearing the 78-kilometre pipeline section between Houston and Hazelton scheduled to start January

Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (Coastal GasLink photo)
Telkwa’s Ken and Susan Salter win $20 million Lotto prize

Telkwa’s Ken and Susan Salter win $20 million Lotto prize

The couple plans to stay in the village

Telkwa’s Ken and Susan Salter win $20 million Lotto prize
A Lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS photo)

$20 million lottery ticket purchased in Telkwa

The name of the winner has not been released to the media

A Lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (THE CANADAIN PRESS photo)
An annual report released by the the Office of the Seniors Advocate’s (OSA) which provides information on all publicly funded long-term care homes in British Columbia has found that Northern Health had 41 total facility inspections with 142 licencing infractions for an overall rate of 119.6 infractions per 1,000 beds in 2019. (File photo)

Northern Health leads B.C. in licencing infractions for long-term care facilities

The health region also leads the Province with a 100 per cent substantiated complaint rate

An annual report released by the the Office of the Seniors Advocate’s (OSA) which provides information on all publicly funded long-term care homes in British Columbia has found that Northern Health had 41 total facility inspections with 142 licencing infractions for an overall rate of 119.6 infractions per 1,000 beds in 2019. (File photo)
Rupert Rampage drown Steelheads in Smithers home opener

Rupert Rampage drown Steelheads in Smithers home opener

Steelheads have one more chance for revenge on Jan. 5

Rupert Rampage drown Steelheads in Smithers home opener
Climate change, economy and reconciliation take centre stage at Oct. 15 All-Candidates Forum

Climate change, economy and reconciliation take centre stage at Oct. 15 All-Candidates Forum

Six of the eight candidates were in attendance at the Smithers event

Climate change, economy and reconciliation take centre stage at Oct. 15 All-Candidates Forum
Police step onto the scene to try and calm down tensions as Janet Williams and another unidentified protestor yell during a speech given by Sandra George at an Oct. 12 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

Anti-pipeline protestors clash with supporters at North Matters event in Smithers.

The event was organized by The North Matters (TNM) and billed as a non-political event

Police step onto the scene to try and calm down tensions as Janet Williams and another unidentified protestor yell during a speech given by Sandra George at an Oct. 12 First-Nations led pro-LNG community celebration at Bovill Square in Smithers. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks (Left) and Wet’suwet’en Hereditary leader of the Gidmt’en clan Chief Madeek (right) at the annual fall fair parade in Smithers. In an Oct. 4 press release the hereditary chiefs demanded that a cease-and-desist order be immediately issued to Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project due to their claims of “ongoing destruction of Wet’suwet’en cultural heritage and archaeological sites, and non-compliance with Wet’suwet’en and BC Provincial law.” (Trevor Hewitt photo)

B.C. First Nation hereditary chiefs demand stop-work order against natural gas pipeline

Office of the Wet’suwet’en asserts pipeline work has destroyed numerous sites of cultural significance

Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief Na’Moks (Left) and Wet’suwet’en Hereditary leader of the Gidmt’en clan Chief Madeek (right) at the annual fall fair parade in Smithers. In an Oct. 4 press release the hereditary chiefs demanded that a cease-and-desist order be immediately issued to Coastal GasLink’s pipeline project due to their claims of “ongoing destruction of Wet’suwet’en cultural heritage and archaeological sites, and non-compliance with Wet’suwet’en and BC Provincial law.” (Trevor Hewitt photo)
NDP candidate Taylor Bachrach speaks at an all candidates forum in Burns Lake Sept. 26. Blair McBride photo

Bachrach one of eight endorsed by non-profit advocacy group LeadNow

LeadNow is working independently to get the climate vote out in eight different ridings

NDP candidate Taylor Bachrach speaks at an all candidates forum in Burns Lake Sept. 26. Blair McBride photo
Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)

Molly Wickham endorses Skeena-Bulkley Valley Green candidate Mike Sawyer

In July, Wickham filed a lawsuit against CGL over the destruction of the Gidimt’en checkpoint camp

Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)
LNG/CGL on election agenda

LNG/CGL on election agenda

Local candidates answer where they stand on resource development projects.

LNG/CGL on election agenda
Patricks grave, located at the at the Town of Smithers municipal cemetery. Participants in the one-year Anniversary Memorial March for Jessica Patrick pay their respects to the grave of Patrick, who also used the last name Balczer, on Sept. 15, 2019. Patrick was last seen leaving Mountain View Motel in Smithers in the early morning hours of Aug. 31, 2018. Her body was not found until Sept. 15, 2018 off of Hudson Bay Mountain Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

‘This is where the movement is going to start’: Jessica Patrick remembered at memorial march

The march commemorates the one-year anniversary of the 18-year-old’s unsolved death

Patricks grave, located at the at the Town of Smithers municipal cemetery. Participants in the one-year Anniversary Memorial March for Jessica Patrick pay their respects to the grave of Patrick, who also used the last name Balczer, on Sept. 15, 2019. Patrick was last seen leaving Mountain View Motel in Smithers in the early morning hours of Aug. 31, 2018. Her body was not found until Sept. 15, 2018 off of Hudson Bay Mountain Road. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Jacobus Jonker, a former beloved Smithers Rugby coach, died following an incident in the Smithers RCMP detachment in February 2015. (File photo)

Jury makes five recommendations following coroner’s inquest into Smithers man’s 2015 death

The jury classified the death accidental with “external pressure to the head [and] neck” as the cause

Jacobus Jonker, a former beloved Smithers Rugby coach, died following an incident in the Smithers RCMP detachment in February 2015. (File photo)
Taylor Bachrach (left) and Nathan Cullen (right) pictured at Bachrach’s Smithers campaign office opening on Sept. 5. Bachrach is taking over Cullen’s place as the NDP candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

WATCH: Taylor Bachrach speaks to supporters at the opening of his Smithers campaign office

Check out Bachrach’s full speech at his campaign office opening Sept. 5

Taylor Bachrach (left) and Nathan Cullen (right) pictured at Bachrach’s Smithers campaign office opening on Sept. 5. Bachrach is taking over Cullen’s place as the NDP candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
An image posted to Facebook by a neighbour of Craven’s car (which can be seen behind and to the right of the white truck pictured) crashed into a house’s garage in Kitimat. Craven said the whole ordeal has been stressful but he is thankful no one was seriously hurt. (Facebook photo)

PPC candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley has car stolen, crashed into house

Craven said that he does not believe he was targeted due to his candidacy

An image posted to Facebook by a neighbour of Craven’s car (which can be seen behind and to the right of the white truck pictured) crashed into a house’s garage in Kitimat. Craven said the whole ordeal has been stressful but he is thankful no one was seriously hurt. (Facebook photo)
Three Northern Leopard Frogs pictured on an open palm. The Northern Leopard Frog population across much of Western Canada declined sharply in the 1970s. The DFO recently announced annual funding to the province’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk (AFSAR) and the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk (HSP). (Black Press file photo)

DFO announces project funding to at-risk species conservation programs

The two programs have approved funding for nearly 90 new projects over the next year.

Three Northern Leopard Frogs pictured on an open palm. The Northern Leopard Frog population across much of Western Canada declined sharply in the 1970s. The DFO recently announced annual funding to the province’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk (AFSAR) and the Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk (HSP). (Black Press file photo)
Green party leader Elizabeth May looks on after announcing Daniel Green as a Deputy leader of the party during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday December 2, 2014. The NDP’S stature in New Brunswick ahead of the October federal election has taken a hit following a series of defections to the Greens. Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Bachrach, Sawyer react after 14 New Brunswick NDP candidates jump ship to Greens

The NDP have not been able to nominate a single federal candidate in New Brunswick

Green party leader Elizabeth May looks on after announcing Daniel Green as a Deputy leader of the party during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday December 2, 2014. The NDP’S stature in New Brunswick ahead of the October federal election has taken a hit following a series of defections to the Greens. Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS
The federal ethics commission has found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke ethics laws in the SNC-Lavalin affair. (CPAC)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates react to finding Trudeau broke ethics law

The election campaign is heating up before the writ has even dropped

The federal ethics commission has found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau broke ethics laws in the SNC-Lavalin affair. (CPAC)