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Canada Summer Jobs is now accepting applications from employers

The application period runs from Dec. 7 to Jan. 20, 2017. Successful applicants will be able to hire students as early as April 2017

Anticipated duties on softwood lumber dampen Canadian wood products outlook

The imposition of U.S. duties on softwood lumber will slow export growth and weigh on the industry's bottom line

Exploring for natural resource opportunities now easier

The website makes it easier for clients to get the information they need to apply for natural resource related authorizations

NT Arts Council seeking new membership

Space for NTAC at Dutch Lake Community Centre (DLCC) made it possible for the council to open a public art gallery

Water Wildness Wanderings

The exhibit is showing from Dec. 6 through Dec. 29, open Tuesday through Thursday 10 am – 4 pm.

New payment system for public parking at Royal Inland Hospital

The existing gated pay-on-exit system will be replaced with a gateless pay-on-entry or pay-in-advance system

BC Buy Local Week: Rediscover small businesses

Small businesses are the heart and soul of B.C.'s neighbourhoods. They are places to gather and visit with friends.

Clearwater team tackles mental health and substance issues

Clearwater team tackles child and youth mental health and substance issues

Mayor Peter Milobar wins B.C. Liberal nomination in Kamloops-North Thompson

Peter Milobar is hoping to become the second mayor in a decade to represent Kamloops-North Thompson in the legislature.

After Hours Theatre rebranding

After Hours Theatre is rebranding itself into the Clearwater Theatre Collective.

Adult learners benefit from literacy funding

"Our government is investing in adult-literacy programs to help British Columbians gain the skills they need " - Wilkinson

PHOTO: Credit union helps seniors society

Interior Savings gave Wells Gray Country Seniors Society funds to purchase new dishes as part of its Local Give event in October

Input sought on fishing regulation

The intent of these regulation adjustments is to promote the conservation of native fish species and enhance sustainable angling

Flu season has begun

The good news, in most of the cases, is that the strain is one included in this year’s flu shot

Drug counselling services available locally

No one sets out to choose a life of addictions or substance abuse problems

McLeod calls for action in opioid crisis

Bill C-307 would require opioids to have abuse deterrent formulations and tamper resistant properties

Royal Inland Hospital tower proposal going to IHA board

The concept would include several patient services, including 30 beds each in a medical-surgery inpatient unit

Ranta re-elected chair of Thompson-Nicola Regional District

Cache Creek mayor has served as chair of the TNRD numerous times throughout his tenure on the board

PHOTO: Having fun with Bunco

Bunco is played on the third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 in the seniors' room at Dutch Lake Community Centre

Role and numbers of nurse practitioners continues to expand

There are currently 51 NPs across Interior Health, up from 21 in 2012