Local Business

Town awards sidewalk upgrades contract

The contract includes repairs to a stretch of Third Avenue between Columbia and Manitoba streets

Australian gold mining giant acquires Red Chris mine

Newcrest now owns 70 per cent of the mine south of Iskut and operatorship

Smithers pot shop delayed

Co-owner Alfred Schaefer said their schedule for opening has moved back to October at the earliest.

4-H kids take up beekeeping project

Members getting ready to show off their apicultural skills

Coastal GasLink adopts safety tech for pipeline project

All heavy equipment will be fitted with radar-camera systems to reduce injury and property damage

Telkwa Coal brings big opportunity to Northern B.C. and beyond

Mine expected to bring 160 well-paying long-term jobs to Bulkley Valley

  • May 28, 2019
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YVR president announces hike in airport improvement fee
Alberta politicians disappointed over court ruling on Trans Mountain pipeline
Dog owners, vets concerned after some dog foods possibly linked to heart problems
Alberta to hold $2.5M inquiry into funding for oil and gas opponents

Coastal GasLink introduces pipeline construction subcontractor

Italy’s Bonatti Group to build sections 6 and 7 of pipeline from Burns Lake to Hazelton

Trade show puts Smithers businesses on display

Expo not just about business, but a family affair, says outgoing chamber of commerce manager

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

COLUMN: There are times to stand on principle – public health isn’t one of them

“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.”

  • Apr 25, 2019

Repen: FOI data proves Telkwans being ripped off by ICBC

Former Telkwa mayor received a response from ICBC and says the results don’t look good for residents

Northwest entrepreneurs pitch their plans for cash prizes

ThriveNorth announces 12 finalists in this year’s business challenge

Chamber manager retires

Heather Gallagher is moving on after 12 years as the Chamber’s executive director

Chamber reflects on $280,000 of work promoting business in Smithers

Smithers District Chamber of Commerce posts $21K operating deficit for 2018.

Bulkley Valley members of The North Matter rally in Houston

Pro-pipeline and resource development group driving convoy Saturday, eyes expansion across the North

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