Minister for Labour speaks out on BC’s reopening regs

June 1, 2020 The Goat
Minister of Labour Harry Bains and WorkSafeBC’s Al Johnson hosted a town hall on Thursday evening to answer questions about returning to work during B.C.’s restart plan.
Earlier in the day, the minister addressed working conditions and regulations after the first few days of phase two of the reopening program. […]

Truckload of generosity

June 1, 2020 The Goat
This year, The Open Gate Community Garden Society in McBride was a recipient of the Four Rivers Co-op Grant process based out of Vanderhoof, and received a $800 grant donation from the Four Rivers Community Support Fund. […]

Wildfire app

May 30, 2020 The Goat
The BC Wildfire Service has launched a mobile app to provide real-time wildfire information and an interactive map containing various fire-related data.
The app adds to the BC Wildfire Service’s website and social media channels. […]

Vandalism, theft along pipeline

May 30, 2020 The Goat
RCMP are investigating an act of vandalism and theft and a suspicious vehicle fire which occurred at a Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (TMX) site near Merritt.
During the early hours of May 19, Merritt RCMP received a report of a suspicious vehicle fire […]

Pack out your litter!

May 28, 2020 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Every day, Elke Vogelpohl takes a walk near her property in Tete Jaune and every day she picks up a load of garbage. “People need a friendly reminder not to litter,” she […]

Council reverses backhoe decision; notes $2M surplus

May 26, 2020 The Goat
The Village of Valemount will purchase a new backhoe this year after all, and not in spite of the egregious impact of the global pandemic, but because of it. At the May 12 council meeting, council reversed their April 28th decision to defer purchasing a backhoe. […]
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