Balkan Ghosts

July 20, 2020 The Goat
“Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown,” says an old friend to Jack Nicholson as the mother is killed, the little girl is handed over to the bad guy and the police wash their hands of it at the end of the 1974 classic film ‘Chinatown’. […]

Legislative committee debate heats up on geothermal

July 19, 2020 The Goat
Voicing general support for geothermal power generation, B.C.’s Minister of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources stopped short of specifically endorsing the Canoe Reach Geothermal Project, saying more drilling was needed to substantiate the resource. […]

Community Forest earnings down amid mill closures

July 19, 2020 The Goat
The Valemount Community Forest and the Valemount Industrial Park held their Annual General Meetings last week at the Valemount Community Hall and the news is mixed: progress is happening at the industrial park, but earnings are down in forestry. […]

All-party committee will revamp ‘outdated’ Police Act

July 19, 2020 The Goat
The B.C. Government has appointed a special all-party committee to consult with communities and experts, and make recommendations to ‘modernize’ the police act on issues including oversight, transparency, training, mental health issues and systemic racism, the Solicitor General said last week. […]

Community health donation

July 17, 2020 The Goat
Carol Hammer of the McBride Hospital Auxiliary and Brad Kope of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 75 demonstrate how to use the Community Health Clinic’s new patient care tool “Sara Stedy.” The two organizations donated a combined total of $2500 for the purchase. […]

Millions for Ancient Forest

July 17, 2020 The Goat
The federal and provincial governments and the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation are investing $8.7 million into the Ancient Forest – Chun T’oh Whudujut Provincial Park, located near Dome Creek. […]
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