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MD update: There are reasons behind the measures

MD update: There are reasons behind the measures

Dr. Niethammer explains what is going on at the hospital and pleads with people to get vaccinated
Talk progress

Talk progress

Progress is measured in the steps we take to make it

Nothing just about government’s “Just Transition” for north

Amidst the peak of a global pandemic, when many Canadians are hurting from illness, isolation, financial hardship, and record level uncertainty of the future, the Government of Canada quietly rolled out an announcement that proved they are tone-deaf to the working class who built this country.
LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

LETTER: Embattled B.C. forest industry needs government leadership

Industry getting attention ‘for all the wrong reasons’
An open letter to health care workers in Smithers and the Bulkley Valley

An open letter to health care workers in Smithers and the Bulkley Valley

Smithers Town Council reaches out to the health care professionals on the front line of the pandemic
Citizens on patrol still operating, but greatly diminished

Citizens on patrol still operating, but greatly diminished

Letter writer responds to vandalism column, says COP needs a replenishment of volunteers
Bulkley Valley medical staff urges vaccination and to follow guidelines

Bulkley Valley medical staff urges vaccination and to follow guidelines

Letter signed by 23 local health professionals notes hospital is being overwhelmed
Smithers MD update: Vaccination is best defence for whole community

Smithers MD update: Vaccination is best defence for whole community

With fourth COVID wave in full-bloom, Dr. Eustace urges Smithers to come together
How bad the changing climate is hitting our wallets already

How bad the changing climate is hitting our wallets already

Even the people who do not believe in a changing climate are already paying for it. Canada-wide, weather or climate related costs for each of the 10-million households in our country is about $250 per year in additional insurance premiums. That is up significantly over the last decade or two, by a factor of four to five times.
Land use negotiations, better inside the tent than outside

Land use negotiations, better inside the tent than outside

Letter writer recommends potential Bulkley recreational land users get representation