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Northern Gateway approval overturned

Proper First Nations consultations were not completed, according to the Canadian Court of Appeals

Uber no fit for Kitimat says local taxi operators

The province sees a future for Uber-like car services but Kitimat taxi companies don't see a future for it in Kitimat.

Kitimat Council, union begin mending the relationship

The future looks good for a better relationship between Unifor 2300 and the town council after a bitter strike.

Winterfest back under new name in Kitimat

Storytellers, live music and a delicious brunch is part of this year's Franco-fun Festival in Kitimat.

Good deeds get noticed for Kitimat Supper Club founder

Kitimat's Supper Club leader has received recognition for her work in the community, and her award benefits the Food Bank.

Rail Jam to go ahead January 29 in Kitimat

The event is back after years of cancellations due to lack of snow.

Kitimat’s fireworks bylaws under discussion

Some residents feel the laws about fireworks in the community are too lax.

Kitimat council begin budget considerations, look towards a 3% tax raise

Kitimat council have begun the process of working out a budget for the near year, keeping to a 3% tax rate increase.

Kitimat’s Economic Development office tests waters of diversifying with technology sector

The District of Kitimat is looking at ways the community could potentially attract technology companies.

Kitimat dog breeders do what they do out of love for the breed

A family in Cable Car breed English labradors out of love for the breed.

Kitimat contribution to Skeena bus route rising

Northern Health says they're distributing transportation funding more equitably, meaning Kitimat will pay more for the Skeena route.

Competing refinery plans eye same site near Kitimat and Terrace

Another company is planning to build an oil refinery on the site also eyed by David Black for Kitimat Clean

Refinery plan can succeed whether oil is high or low, says Pacific Future Energy executive

A proposal to build an oil refinery in the Kitimat Valley has filed its project description with government regulators.

Haisla and District of Kitimat jointly invite Prime Minister Trudeau to area

The Haisla and the District of Kitimat want the Prime Minister to see benefits from liquefied natural gas industry.

Kitimat assessed values dropping, according to BC Assessment

The value of a single-family home in Kitimat is expected to drop 12 per cent.

Residents want enforcement on Kitimat’s dog poop scooping bylaw

Failing to pick up after your dog could cost you a $50 fine, and the town may step up enforcement.

Key permit handed to LNG Canada for proposed facility in Kitimat

LNG Canada announced it has received a permit from the Oil and Gas Commission for its proposed facility in Kitimat.

EAB upholds Rio Tinto emissions permit

No scrubbers will be necessary at the Kitimat smelter after the environmental appeals board upheld their emissions permit.

District says little on union letter, while MLA has spoken with Rio Tinto

Unifor 2301 is seeking support from the government to lobby on their behalf against mandatory overtime at the smelter.

Horizon North anticipates hotel and camp built in 2016

The company is developing an up-to 1,000 bed camp in Kitimat, and an 89-room hotel.