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Clark calls in Canada's ambassador, special envoy to map softwood strategy

By The Canadian Press
February 16, 2017 - 11:51am Updated: February 16, 2017 - 6:08pm

VICTORIA — When it comes to negotiating a softwood lumber agreement, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark says she prefers an unpredictable American administration, rather than the previous disinterested U.S. government.

File Photo - January 13th 2017
File Photo - January 13th 2017 Image Credit: Transportation Safety Board

Interior Health downgrades water warning near Ashcroft

By James Peters
February 16, 2017 - 11:40am

ASHCROFT, B.C. — Interior Health says a Do Not Consume order in place on the Thompson River near Ashcroft for more than a month has been downgraded.

The order has been in place since a CP train derailment January 12 resulted in a coal spill into the river.