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Northern Lights Estate Winery took gold, silver and bronze as B.C.

Northern Lights Estate Winery took gold, silver and bronze as B.C. dominated the fruit wine sector of the All Canadian Wine Championships. From the 46 medals offered in the fruit wine category, 23 were awarded to British Columbia wineries with Ontario coming in second with 10 medals. Rest of the story here is link:

New design for new hotel – Marriott Courtyard

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HATS OFF!! to all those involved in the design and development of the new Marriott Courtyard Hotel here in Prince George BC. I had a tour of the property this morning and this is a first class hotel!! Its the first Gen 6 design in Canada. Big congrats. They have a awesome gym with salt water pool and loads of underground parking.


Prince George’s accommodation industry is a great example…

Here's why business people are awesome - they're the most optimistic people you can meet. Period. Yeah, they worry and even complain about tough things are, about the barriers in their way and how they're underappreciated but their actions speak way louder than their words. Just follow the money. Whether it's generous donations to their favourite local charities,...

3-day classic rock fest is coming to Prince George

Classic rock fans had best strap in. The mostly-Canadian lineup will feature Prism, Headpins, Honeymoon Suite, Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd, Toronto, Little River Band, Kim Mitchell, Harlequin, Platinum Blonde, 54-40, and Randy Bachman. Pacific Western Brewing, in partnership with CN Centre and RG concerts, is expanding its popular yearly concert to become a full three-day festival...

THE REAL ESTATE ALLIANCE OF BC REAL BC is a grassroots coalition of BC real estate professionals & consumers. REAL BC is a grassroots alliance of BC real estate professionals that was formed to advocate on behalf of real estate practitioners, consumers and the communities in which they live. Our members live, work and contribute to communities throughout BC. We intend to ensure that our collective...

UNBC Wood Innovation Research Lab is now open

The UNBC Wood Innovation Research Laboratory, a modern facility geared to building tall, large-scale wood structures, officially opened on Tuesday afternoon, with an announcement of additional funding for equipment by the provincial and federal governments. The new research lab will complement UNBC's Wood Innovation and Design Centre next door at George St. and 5th Ave., and...

Prince George becoming home

City’s international students look to stay after graduation

Prince George is seeing a significant increase in international students who are choosing to remain in the city after graduation. The number of students who have remained and are working in the city after graduation jumped more than 70 per cent in two years, rising from 75...

Canada – European Economic and Trade Agreement Forum coming to Prince George

The City of Prince George , in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, is pleased to host the European Union Export Business Forum featuring presentations on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and market opportunities in the European Union. Full info

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