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Northern Health to raise awareness on upcoming Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The first week of February is Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and Northern Health will be running a program to help raise awareness and provide support to impacted people. Emilia Moulechkova, a population dietitian with Northern Health, told Vista Radio this is an important week every year. "It aims to raise awareness...

Rural Health Network executive says rural surgical centres would reduce barriers for northern residents

"We've been in a healthcare crisis in Rural BC for over 20 years," That's from BC Rural Health Network Executive Director Paul Adams who believes more resources need to be brought back in order to enhance team-based care. The organization has a series of position papers that will soon be made...

Lake Babine Nation takes back 20-thousand hectares of land following agreement with province

A land transfer agreement has been reached between the Province and the Lake Babine Nation. Today (Friday), the Nation is taking back control of 20,000 hectares of waterfront and prime forestry lands in their territory. The land transfer will enable the Nation to expand its forestry business and drive...

CNC library starting major pivot to digital resources

CNC is taking a major step toward becoming digital. In a release, the college said "50,000 physical materials have been replaced with electronic content," including over 200,000 online books, podcasts, and videos that were not previously available. “We want to save the time of the learner,” explained Ignacio Albarracin, director of...

Houston mayor says Canfor closure brings back memories of 2014 timber swap

District of Houston Mayor Shane Brienen says the community is still picking up the pieces after Canfor announced a two-year closure of its mill. In a community of just over 3-thousand, it will put over 300 residents out of work. Brienen told Vista Radio adverse times in the forestry sector are...

“I just don’t know when enough is enough with these guys”: Steidle on latest Canfor closures

"This is devastating news for Northern BC, this is going to have ripple effects across the economy, across our communities." That's from Stop the Spray BC's James Steidle in reaction to Canfor's announcement that they would be closing mills in Houston and Chetwynd. Steidle also recently organized a rally following Canfor's...
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