Local Business

Trying to open the door on Smithers pot retail

Three Bulkley Valley men look to open Smithers’ first cannabis store on Main Street.

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project searches for partners

TransCanada is renewing permits for its natural gas pipeline project to North Coast.

Coastal GasLink stops work to investigate archaeological find

OGC archaeologists are en route to the Houston-area site where Unist’ot’en report finding stone tools

TSKLH Nation sues Province over Brucejack mine revenue sharing

The Tsetsaut/Skii km Lax Ha seeks to assert rights and title in the area around Pretivm gold mine.

Coastal GasLink prepares sites of construction work camps

Unist’ot’en condemn 14 ‘man camps’ housing 500-800 workers as threatening safety of women and children

Chamber launches Smithers Music website

New Smithers Music website is the culmination of Chamber of Commerce “Music City” project.

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BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Coastal GasLink pauses work over trap line dispute

Unist’ot’en dispute claims traps were set after injunction gives pipeline workers access.

  • Jan 25, 2019

Coastal GasLink turned away by Gitdumden checkpoint

First Nations LNG Alliance stress cooperation as CGL unable to deliver interim injunction.

LNG pipeline hiring as Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs resist

Province lobbies chiefs on Coastal GasLink as company turned away from site by camp.

Entrepreneur’s wearable Indigenous art appears on Dragons’ Den tonight

Gitxsan artist, Shar Wilson pitched her clothing company, Finawear to the popular show in the spring

Taxi airport parking problems

BV Taxi and Smithers Airport conflict on safety, service and security treatment of drivers.

Telkwa Coal at EA threshold

Public input, new road and rail costs means more production planned for steel-making coal mine.

Indigenous nations receive 10 per cent stake in coal terminal

Sale of Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert expected to be completed by summer 2019

Babine Animal Hospital has moved to a new location

The new building is about 4000 square feet whereas the old building was 2000 square feet.

Paul’s Bakery celebrates its 60th anniversary

Despite everything around it changing, the bakery has remained a family affair.

Fire chases Burns Lake crews out of their own camp

Crews are having to leave after a wildfire reportedly overtook their sleeping quarters

Big scoop! Frozen North returns

Frozen North is open every day from noon to 8 p.m.

Smithers Brewing Company grand opening

Smithers Brewing Company had a packed house on its opening day.

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.