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Outspoken FN leader and LNG advocate Ellis Ross will vie for federal…

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Written By Rob Shaw
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When Ellis Ross first considered a life in politics outside the Haisla Nation, he saw himself at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, fighting to have the voice of his people heard at the highest level. He may soon get that chance, after accepting federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre’s offer this week to become the candidate for […]

Fort St. John CAO shares multi-faceted view of city’s public safety issues

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Written By Tania Finch, Special from The Broken Typewriter
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As a former RCMP officer who worked in both general duties and serious crimes in Fort St. John, the city’s chief administrative officer, Milo MacDonald, has a unique perspective on the social issues and crime facing city residents and businesses. “The crime that we’re seeing today is different than the crime I was seeing when […]

Geothermal race heats up in BC… slowly

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Written By Keith Norbury
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The race is on to establish B.C.’s first geothermal electrical generation plant. Among the front runners is Tu Deh-Kah, wholly owned by the Fort Nelson First Nation in the province’s northeast. The goal is to generate its first electrons by mid 2027, says Jim Hodgson, chief executive officer of the project’s parent company, Deh Tai Limited Partnership, the […]

BC NDP MLAs told of illegal acts a year before government cut…

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Written By Fran Yanor
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For two weeks, B.C. Premier David Eby and his ministers have been adamant – their government severed ties with a Vancouver-based drug user group immediately upon learning it was involved in illicit drug trafficking last month. Yet several NDP MLAs, including Eby’s parliamentary secretary when he was Attorney General, were personally briefed on drug user groups’ […]