Tom Summer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

B.C.'s biggest community forest receives wildfire protection funding

The Fort Nelson Community Forest was formed when the license was awarded to the Fort Nelson First Nation and Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, who have partnered to share 200,000 hectares of...

BC Hydro to burn wood debris at Site C

Burning is expected to take place now through March in the Portage Mountain Quarry area and along the north and south bank of the Peace River between the Site C dam site and Peace Canyon Dam

Child-care crisis hitting northern B.C. hard

Dawson Creek is only able to provide childcare for less than 20 percent of the 400 infants born each year in the community

Northern B.C. agricultural projects approved for grants

Funding will support agricultural production and economic activity in the Peace Region

Pipeline company seeking letter of support for Northern B.C. project

NorthRiver Midstream has requested a letter of support from the City of Fort St. John for their Northeast B.C. Connector Project.

Another work camp threatens Alaska Highway lodge, owner says

Lodge and camp owners in Northern B.C. say the addition of another work camp will harm the local business community

Site C completion endangering bears, wildlife advocates say

Bears to be tranquilized and moved from their dens last minute, say advocacy groups wanting a pause on the project

UNBC project advancing marine oil spill technology

Next-generation marine oil spill technology, could be placed on sea vessels, allowing for on-site decontamination

Coal mine blasting underway in northern B.C.

Blasting required to create conveyor corridor for loading coal to trains in Tumbler Ridge.

Province committed to respecting Treaty 8 rights, says northern B.C. Indigenous liaison

Treaty rights come first, industry second, says Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation representative