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Northern house prices rise – still more affordable than the south

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Written By Keith Norbury
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In August 2020, newly single Michelle Gordy went house hunting for a place of her own in Mackenzie. She and her ex-husband had recently sold the five-bedroom house they had bought new six years earlier in Lake Country near Kelowna. The house had gained so much value, almost double what they had paid for it, […]

BC Wildfires – more than just climate change

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Written By Jeff Davies
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School Administrator Edith Loring-Kuhanga was working from her home in Lytton last June when she got a phone call from a colleague: Her little community in the Fraser Canyon, known as Canada’s hot spot, was on fire. The flames were at the end of her street. “He said, ‘You’ve got to get out of there!’” […]

Kitimat: Vaxxed to the Max

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Written By Robin Rowland
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Last October the small northern community of Kitimat became the first in B.C. to vaccinate 100 per cent of its population. Journalist Robin Rowland asked around to find out why... In mid-March 2020, Kitimat family physician Dr. Howard Mills called an urgent meeting. It was about the time the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a […]