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Will you watch the Winter Olympics?

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According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS

FONG: Legal reform needed to protect young women from growing online sexual violence

Liberals promised to rework online harms legislation within 100 days of Parliament’s Nov. 22 return

Marianne Van Osch (Patrick Davies, 100 Mile Free Press photo)

Tales of the greenhorn and the cattle ranch

Marianne Van Osch’s weekly column

  • Jan 22, 2022
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

BAINS: Worker protections remain key 10 years after fatal northern B.C. sawmill explosions

Four workers died in two separate explosions at sawmills near Burns Lake and Prince George in 2012

  • Jan 19, 2022
FILE – Smoke rises from the Babine Forest Products mill in Burns Lake, B.C. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Do you plan to appeal your property assessment?

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  • Jan 17, 2022
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Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)

NDP fails to provide adequate relief for businesses

MLA Lorne Doerkson’s weekly column to the 100 Mile Free Press

  • Jan 16, 2022
Lorne Doerkson is the Liberal MLA for the Cariboo-Chilcotin. (Black Press Media file photos)
The ice was cleared for an afternoon of skating on Greeny Lake. (Colleen Doyle photo - submitted).

Frigid temperatures usher in 2022

Barbara Hansen’s column in the 100 Mile Free Press

  • Jan 15, 2022
The ice was cleared for an afternoon of skating on Greeny Lake. (Colleen Doyle photo - submitted).
Despite the frigid temperatures, the second annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at the Green Lake Snowmobile field attracted a lot of spectators. (Ken Alexander photo).

70 Mile welcomes new fire chief

Ken Alexander’s Green Lake Column

  • Jan 14, 2022
Despite the frigid temperatures, the second annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display at the Green Lake Snowmobile field attracted a lot of spectators. (Ken Alexander photo).
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we grieve. (File photo)

Hay: We can’t let the pandemic put grief on hold

‘I have learned the difference between fear and hope is focus’

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we grieve. (File photo)
B.C. residents wear masks during the Spanish Flu outbreak that tore through Canada and many parts of the globe in 1918 and 1919. The disease hit young working people especially hard. (Library and Archives Canada photo)

Van Osch: COVID pandemic has similarities to Spanish Flu

Marianne Van Osch’s weekly column

  • Jan 10, 2022
B.C. residents wear masks during the Spanish Flu outbreak that tore through Canada and many parts of the globe in 1918 and 1919. The disease hit young working people especially hard. (Library and Archives Canada photo)
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Looking ahead to upheaval in 2022: The great reset in B.C.

By Bruce Cameron Decades ago, Bob Dylan sang, “You don’t need a…

  • Jan 10, 2022
Fraser Health registered nurse Kai Kayibadi draws a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe at a walk-up vaccination clinic at Bear Creek Park, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, May 17, 2021. The deadline for British Columbia health care workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Would you like to see more recreational facilities in the South Cariboo?

Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

  • Jan 10, 2022
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Party hat and favors

New Years parties a thing of the past

Melissa Smalley reflects on celebrating New Years’ Eve with small children

Party hat and favors
Jim Hilton.

FOREST INK: Ecotourism in Ancient Boreal forests

Columnist Jim Hilton invites us to explore unique areas in our own backyard

  • Jan 3, 2022
Jim Hilton.
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Do you think your latest property assessment is too high?

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  • Jan 3, 2022
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Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson

Looking back at an eventful year

Lorne Doerkson reflects on his first year as MLA

Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson
People wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 while visiting the Christmas Market in Vancouver, on Thursday, December 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

FINLAYSON: B.C.’s economy has largely healed, thankfully

Over the last 18 months, overall economic production has rebounded, writes Jock Finlayson

  • Dec 24, 2021
People wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 while visiting the Christmas Market in Vancouver, on Thursday, December 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Will you make a New Year’s resolution?

Weekly web poll from 100 Mile Free Press

  • Dec 22, 2021
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The B.C. Ferries vessel Spirit of British Columbia passes Salt Spring Island while travelling on the Salish Sea from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, B.C., at sunset on Sunday, October 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The best of times, the worst of times

During these tumultuous times, it is easy to forget how blessed we truly are

  • Dec 22, 2021
The B.C. Ferries vessel Spirit of British Columbia passes Salt Spring Island while travelling on the Salish Sea from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay, B.C., at sunset on Sunday, October 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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With eggnog only: Terrible Christmas movies you’ll want to avoid this season

North Island Gazette editor Tyson Whitney watched these ‘classics’ so you don’t have to

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