The Great British Columbia Shake Out!

On October 19 at 10:19 a.m., millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. British Columbians can join by registering for the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your …

Orange Shirt Day

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day!   Stemming from Phyllis Webstad’s story of having a bright orange shirt taken aware from her when she was taken and sent to St Joseph residential school in Williams Lake, “Orange Shirt Day,” shirt …

Are You Prepared?

Living on the North Coast, residents are encouraged to prepare their homes for severe weather conditions and tsunamis. Residents should also be mindful of earthquakes, floods, hazardous spills, landslides, avalanches and the aftermath of such events like power outages. Does …

Speech from the Throne

When a new session of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is formally opened, it is done so by the reading of the Speech from the Throne. Written by the government, it explains why the Legislative Assembly is being called …

Gearing up for a new school year?

Please check out the links below to learn more about some available resources for students and parents! New curriculum: The Ministry of Education is in the third year of the implementation of B.C.’s curriculum. See what students will be learning …

Overdose Awareness Day

On this International Overdose Awareness Day, I’d like to share the following statements by the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Judy Darcy and BC Chief Coroner, Lisa Lapointe. While the rates of overdose related deaths are lower for the …

Prince Rupert terminal expansion leads to job growth

By Kristy Schiewe Global News – August 29, 2017 A massive expansion of the Fairview Terminal’s expanded container facility at the Port of Prince Rupert officially opened for business on Tuesday. The two-year, $200-million investment project financed by Dubai’s major …