I Scream You-Scream

June 19, 2019 Arthur Tanga
By ANDREA ARNOLD Ice cream is a great summer food, and Crazy Cones in McBride is open for the season. Kevin and Jenny Taphorn along with their staff are looking forward to serving people their […]

The system is broken: mill union boss

June 14, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken Marty Gibbons, president of the United Steelworkers local 1-417, said there isn’t a single mill remaining in the area north of Kamloops, east to Hinton and west to Prince George. Gibbons represents […]
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Canfor to close Vavenby Sawmill

June 10, 2019 Arthur Tanga
By Goat Staff On Monday, June 3rd Canfor announced it is closing its Vavenby sawmill permanently. A press release from the company said Canfor is selling its forest tenure for $60 million to Interfor. The […]

Minimum wage goes up

June 3, 2019 Arthur Tanga
By Goat Staff As of June 1st, B.C.’s general hourly minimum wage increased to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders also increased. Liquor server […]
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