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Local hiking guide supported through Tourism Resiliency Network

Local hiking guide supported through Tourism Resiliency Network

Jocelyn McDonald utilized the B.C. Tourism Resiliency Network last year to deal with challenges brought on by the pandemic.
Peace Region Petroleum Show postponed to 2022

Peace Region Petroleum Show postponed to 2022

The Grande Prairie & District Chamber of Commerce and Grande Prairie Petroleum Association have postponed the 2021 Peace Region Petroleum Show to 2022.
PNG updating meter readers

PNG updating meter readers

Pacific Northern Gas says it will be modernizing meter reading for customers in Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, and Tumbler Ridge. The company says it will be installing automated meter reading technology to remotely read customer meters. The $4.
Construction leads northeast job losses over the last year: report

Construction leads northeast job losses over the last year: report

Northeast B.C. has seen three straight months of job growth, but worry remains about the number of losses in full-time work and the construction and goods industries, and the impact that may have on the region's post-pandemic economic recovery.
Feds approve $2.3-billion NGTL 2021 expansion

Feds approve $2.3-billion NGTL 2021 expansion

The federal government has approved NOVA Gas Transmission's $2.31-billion NGTL 2021 expansion project.
CNRL asks PRRD to reconsider well nominations

CNRL asks PRRD to reconsider well nominations

Canadian Natural Resources has asked the Peace River Regional District to reconsider its decision to decline the nomination of 1,400 wells for priority cleanup and reclamation. Board directors declined the request Sept.
NDIT says: 12,000 jobs lost in northern B.C. to pandemic

NDIT says: 12,000 jobs lost in northern B.C. to pandemic

Northern B.C. was not spared from the economic impacts of COVID-19 - according to a new NDIT report.
Business liaisons to bridge pandemic recovery

Business liaisons to bridge pandemic recovery

Three new business liaisons will soon be settling into their roles across northeast B.C. The Northern Development Initiative Trust has approved funding for three positions in the region, one each in Fort St John, Dawson Creek, and Fort Nelson.
700 more jobs lost in June

700 more jobs lost in June

Employment numbers continued to drop in northeast B.C. in June, with 700 fewer people working and regional unemployment recorded at 10.7%.
Caribou agreements signed

Caribou agreements signed

Two million acres of land in the Peace region will be placed into protected areas as part of a caribou recovery agreement signed in Vancouver today.