Category Archives: News

Mortensen wrapping up forestry phase

Greg Amos, Editor

Road and right-of-way clearing for Capital Power’s 144-megawatt, 79-turbine Quality Wind Project is nearing completion. Prime contractor Mortensen Canada has been coordinating land clearing and slash burning operations carried out by sub-contractors.

Lekstrom named transport minister


Greg Amos, Editor

After taking her oath of office last Tuesday (March 15), Premier Christy Clark unveiled a new  18-member cabinet that includes Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom as Transportation Minister.

Quintette study still on track

Greg Amos, Editor
With a goal in mind of having their permit amended by the end of the year, Teck continues to make progress in its feasibility study towards a possible 2013 re-opening of the Quintette operation.

Zimmer sets sights on election

Greg Amos, Editor

Having been recently nominated as the Conservative Party’s candidate in the Prince George – Peace River federal riding, Bob Zimmer said he and his team are now getting set for a possible election call.

Online Edition – January 26th, 2011

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Zimmer wins Conservative nomination

Five of the seven Conservative Party candidates vying for the federal Prince George – Peace River riding were at the Tumbler Ridge Community Centre last Thursday morning (March 10), one of several spots around the vast riding where party members cast their ballots last week. Left to right: Colin Kinsley, Cameron Stolz, Jerrilyn Schembri, Don Irwin, and Bob Zimmer. (Dan Davies arrived after this photo was taken.) Voting was open from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., and about 50 local Conservative Party members cast a ballot. Greg Amos photo.

Greg Amos, Editor
After a week of voting at six different polling stations throughout the Prince George – Peace River riding, Bob Zimmer has been elected as the Conservative Party’s candidate.