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    North Peace Looks to Horticulture Sector for Economic Growth and Diversity

    FORT ST. JOHN, British Columbia, May 25, 2017 - The North Peace region has long been recognized for
    its ranching and agricultural production in grain and seed crops. This spring, the North Peace Economic
    Development Commission (NPEDC) is leading a business case and marketing strategy to support this
    tradition and expand on opportunities for horticulture businesses in the region.

    For more information, read the full Media Release.

    Charlie Lake Spring Clean-up

    The Charlie Lake Clean-up will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017.  For more details, refer to the poster.

    BC Wildfire Service Asks Public to use Caution with Outdoor Burning

    Due to the current weather forecast calling for increased winds today and through tomorrow, the BC Wildfire Service is asking the public to exercise caution with any outdoor burning.  Please watch for changing weather conditions when having outdoor fires and follow all burning regulations.  This will help to reduce the number of preventable fires. 

    Please note:   If an open burn escapes and causes a wildfire, the person responsible may be held accountable for the damages and fire suppression costs.  It is the responsibility of that individual to ensure that burning is done in a safe manner and in accordance with the regulations and any current restrictions.  See the Information Bulletin for details.

    Peace River’s 9-1-1 call-answer service successfully transferred to E-Comm

    For immediate release – May 17, 2017

    Vancouver, B.C.—Today at 7:21 a.m. E-Comm officially became the first point of contact for 9-1-1 callers in the Peace River Regional District. Canada’s largest 9-1-1 centre is now responsible for answering the frontend portion of 9-1-1 calls for Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, Hudson’s Hope, Pouce Coupe, Taylor and Tumbler Ridge along with many of the region’s First Nations communities. E-Comm call-takers will then immediately transfer 9-1-1 calls to the appropriate police, fire or ambulance agency.


    Boaters – Moberly Lake

    Due to the recent rain and spring run-off, the water level at Moberly Lake has increased and remain high. It is expected to remain this way for some time yet due to the slow outflow from the lake.

    The PRRD is asking all boaters to please respect shoreline speed limits and no-wake zones that may be in place on the lake. Higher water levels may increase the negative impacts to the shoreline and may increase the risk of hazards due to wave action on the lake. The PRRD appreciates your cooperation with this request.

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