Smithers

Barrett Jack. (Facebook photo)

Family claims RCMP said man who died in Smithers jail was on ‘suicide watch’

Barrett Jack of Witset died while in custody of Smithers RCMP Sept. 4

 

Smithers RCMP detachment. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Police watchdog investigating man’s death in B.C. jail cell

Smithers RCMP say death involved ‘self-inflicted actions’

 

A train derailment near Kitwanga, B.C., between Smithers and Terrace, is shown in this January 2020 handout photo. The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. The Canadian National Railway Co. train was travelling between Smithers and Terrace when 34 rail cars carrying wood pellets derailed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

No one was hurt when 34 cars carrying wood pellets left the tracks

 

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally at Halifax Brewery Farmers' Market in Halifax, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Four years after Atlantic Canadians gave Justin Trudeau a sweeping electoral endorsement, handing his Liberals all 32 of the region's seats, the party is bracing for losses that could have a significant impact on the final tally later tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Bakker: Now is not the time for a federal election

Is government sending mixed messages, telling Canadians to stay home but going out to vote is OK?

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau holds a rally at Halifax Brewery Farmers' Market in Halifax, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Four years after Atlantic Canadians gave Justin Trudeau a sweeping electoral endorsement, handing his Liberals all 32 of the region's seats, the party is bracing for losses that could have a significant impact on the final tally later tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
COLUMN: How do we unplug our children?

COLUMN: How do we unplug our children?

How much screen time is too much and how do we steer our kids to good content?

COLUMN: How do we unplug our children?