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Robin Rowland, August 24, 2015

Kitimat chemo clinic closes for up to a year, staff shortages across the Northwest hampering cancer treatmentThe Kitimat General Hospital Chemotherapy Clinic will be closed for the next nine to twelve months due to staff shortages and a proposed restructuring of cancer care across the nor...

Robin Rowland, August 11, 2015

Kitimat's unknown role in the First World WarNinety-seven years ago, long before the townsite was founded in the 1950s,  Kitimat was to play a short, now forgotten and unlucky role in the First World War with the launch of a...

Robin Rowland, August 5, 2015

Canadian, US Coast Guards to exercise with Alaska emergency ship towing systemThe United States Coast Guard says the US and Canadian Coast Guards will "conduct a towing evolution using a State of Alaska Emergency Towing System" on Friday afternoon off Juneau...

Robin Rowland, July 17, 2015

Dilbit dangerous to young fish, laboratory study showsDiluted bitumen, also known as dilbit, a mixture of oil sands bitumen and natural gas dilutants can seriously harm fish populations, according to research study at Queen’s Univer...

Robin Rowland, July 10, 2015

Shining moment as Rio Tinto celebrates first metal at modernized Kitimat smelterGaby Poirier, BC operations manager for the Rio Tinto Aluminum metals group called it a shining moment as the first ingots from the new modernized potlines were wheeled into the al...

Robin Rowland, June 15, 2015

Haisla chief counsellor Ellis Ross on the dilemma of climate change and developmentHaisla Nation Chief Counsellor spoke at Mt. Elizabeth Theatre on June 9, 2015, introducing David Suzuki who was on a speaking tour.

Robin Rowland, June 11, 2015

Petronas and partners announce conditional Final Investment Decision for Lelu Island subject to environmental assessmentIn a news release this afternoon, Pacific Northwest LNG announced that the company has given a positive, but conditional, Final Investment Decision, to build an LNG facility on the...