Team BC races to gold in biathlon relay; Dickson captures fourth medal

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Speechless. That was Emily Dickson‘s reaction after winning her fourth 2015 Canada Winter Games medal, her second of the gold variety, as she and her teammates celebrated their win in the 3 x 6 km women’s biathlon relay on Friday.

“It’s such a great, great feeling to have this,” said Dickson, a Burns Lake native and Prince George transplant who anchored Team BC, which included Prince George’s Claire Lapointe and Kelowna biathletes Tekara Banser and Jennah Smailes.

“I had a bit of a lead, so I knew as long as I […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:16-08:00February 22nd, 2015|News, Prince George, Sports, Top Stories|0 Comments

First Nation that won key court victory on land title unveils policy on resource projects

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VANCOUVER — A British Columbia First Nation behind a recent Supreme Court of Canada case that significantly expanded aboriginal land title rights laid out ground rules Thursday for mining projects on its traditional territory, requiring resource companies to minimize the negative impacts of projects while sharing revenue.

The Tsilhqot’in National Government’s mining policy also follows the group’s successful fight against the New Prosperity mine, proposed by Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX:TKO), which was rejected by the federal government earlier this year due to the potential impact on a lake considered sacred […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:29-08:00July 31st, 2014|News, Top Stories, Williams Lake|0 Comments

Three British Columbia resorts included in 100 Best Hotels and Resorts in the World

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Congratulations to three British Columbia resorts included in the 100 Best Hotels and Resorts in the World by International Traveller Magazine. All three award-winning resorts are located in or near the oceanside community of Tofino, located on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island.

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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

Swoop in by seaplane or arrive by boat to this tiny outpost in the magnificent wilderness country of Vancouver Island’s west coast.

The guest tents are […]

By |2019-01-15T14:26:35-08:00September 12th, 2013|News, Top Stories|0 Comments