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Nations unite against LNG

January 24, 2016 | Castanet Staff | Castanet Lelu Island and Flora Bank, critical habitat for wild salmon at the mouth of the Skeena River in northwestern B.C., have been declared permanently protected from industrial development by an unprecedented coalition …

Mixed Reaction to Highway 16 Transportation Symposium

November 25, 2015 | Staff Writer | PG News Attendees of Tuesday’s “Transportation Symposium” in Smithers have expressed mixed opinions about the event. The evening aimed to bring together minds to tackle transportation issues along Highway 16. North Coast NDP …

Highway of Tears gathering set for Smithers

November 22, 2015 | Dirk Meissner | The Canadian Press Community leaders along British Columbia’s notorious Highway of Tears meet this week to debate the highly charged issue of improving safety along the route that cuts across the centre of …