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11/25/2014

PRRD announces new temporary sewage site for residents

The Peace River Regional District has announced a temporary solution that will allow rural residents to dispose sewage. Starting Dec. 31, residents in Area C will dispose sewage in the existing Charlie Lake Sewer Lagoon System. The PRRD is also looking to develop a proposed new sub-regional sewage function for ... Read more
11/25/2014

Committee considering alternative business models for healthcare solutions

The city of Fort St John will be looking into alternative business models to attract new physicians to the region. During yesterday’s Committee of the Whole meeting, city council was presented with a planned proposal to address the shortage of physicians in the Energetic City. The Long-term Healthcare Solutions Committee is looking ... Read more
11/25/2014

Ten Thousand Villages stops in Fort St. John

The Ten Thousand Villages shopping expo was in Fort St. John this past weekend, offering hundreds of handmade artifacts, home grown foods, clothing, and other unique items from 3rd world countries. Ten Thousand Villages is the world's oldest and largest fair trade organization in the world, garnering products from 29 ... Read more
11/25/2014

Torch Relay ignites Winter Games spirit in Fort St. John

The 2015 Canada Winter Games may not be until February, but things are already heating up throughout the province. Fort St. John was chosen as one of three venues to host torch celebration events in the province. This past Saturday, elected torchbearers bundled up for the event in sub-zero and ... Read more
11/25/2014

Kids aren't the only ones writing wish lists to Santa this year

The animals at the North Peace BC SPCA are busy writing their letters to Santa and this year many of them are hoping to have the cost of their surgeries covered. As part of a fundraising campaign for the shelter a number of wish lists will be posted at different ... Read more

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25.11.2014

Starts of 'Corner Gas' walk red carpet before public premiere of movie

REGINA - Stars of the hit TV series "Corner Gas" are reuniting in Saskatchewan to celebrate the debut of their movie on the big screen.

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25.11.2014

'Justin Time,' 'Rocket Monkeys' among $25,000 Shaw Rocket Prize winners

OTTAWA - The Canadian children's programs "Justin Time," "Rocket Monkeys" and "If I Had Wings" have each won a $25,000 Shaw Rocket Prize.

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25.11.2014

Canadian country singer Dallas Smith says 'you'll never see me in a cowboy hat'

TORONTO - If you're waiting for Dallas Smith — erstwhile Default frontman turned fast-rising idol of Canadian country — to begin pandering to Nashville stereotypes, well, you're wasting your time.

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