Cameron Orr

Kitimat’s transportation infrastructure key piece of economic development

A transportation study for the Kitimat area is underway, and will complement the government's own 10-year plan.

Kitimat union files court challenge for smelter’s SO2 emissions

Unifor 2301 has filed a judicial review in supreme court to challenge Rio Tinto Alcan's environmental permit for new smelter.

ODs in Kitimat could be linked to counterfeit pills

Two overdoses in Kitimat may have been the result of counterfeit oxycodone pills.

Charges laid in April 2014 arson case in Kitimat

Two men are facing charges relating to an arson in Kitimat from 2014.

Kitimat Kinsmen have long history in the town

For almost 60 years the Kitimat Kinsmen club have provided a community service.

Kitimat mall merchants say strike has affected business

Customers appear to be staying distant from mall over confusion regarding the picketers at entrances.

Negotiations in limbo as Kitimat and union both say it’s up to the other side

Unifor 2300 says the District has refused to come back to the table while the District says they need a response from union.

How the District of Kitimat’s payroll compares to other towns

A look at the pays of CAOs and the payrolls as a hole between Kitimat and other northern towns.

Union and town still divided after rally at Kitimat council meeting

Unifor 2300 members picketed outside the Kitimat Council chambers Monday night and presented to councillors during the meeting too.

Kitimat union on strike, recreation facilities closed

Unifor 2300 members have gone on strike as of Saturday as bargaining breaks down between them and the District of Kitimat.

Documents reveal cost of election for Kitimat candidates

Some candidates fared better than others in getting a return on votes per dollar spent in local election campaigns.

Split opinion means fire department will have to sit with a rental generator for now

After the usual generator failed during the snow storm, the fire department is using a rental unit for the time being.

Dewalt lets Kitimat see itself from the sky

An RC enthusiast in Kitimat gave Kitimat a birds eye view of the snow storm, and plans to grow RC interest in the community.

Comedic timing lacking in Premier’s Kitimat joke, says Skeena MLA

A joke about the north from the Premier hit a sour note with Skeena MLA Robin Austin.

Kitimat should anticipate two new hotels by year’s end

Two planned hotels in Kitimat will wrap up construction this year, one along Haisla Boulevard and another attached to CIty Centre Mall.

Petition shows support for a new walkway in Kitimat to the soccer fields

Residents say Quatsino Boulevard needs a walkway to address safety concerns along that stretch.

Kitimat snow storm results in sunk boats at marina

A number of boats and boathouses were sunk at MK Bay Marina near Kitimat following a recent snow storm.

Unionized District of Kitimat employees vote for strike but will hold actions for after Monday hearing

Union claims challenges from city in getting to the bargaining table, as District sees financial demands onerous to taxpayers.

Kitimat seeks to improve television broadcast of council meetings

Improving the broadcast and upgrading the District's telecommunications systems in general part of budget plan.

Councillor wants to see Kitimat get a dog park

One of Kitimat's new councillors is hopeful the town will get a dedicated dog park in the future.