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The city has released its month economic update: In August 2017, Prince George’s unemployment rate was 5.9 per cent, a decrease of 0.7 per cent […]

City releases August economic update

Off-street parking rates are up for discussion again. The city’s finance and audit committee will discuss several proposed rate changes at its regular meeting Monday. […]

Off-street parking could cost more next year

Orin Couston of Prince George, his sisters Emily and Grace, and his mom Samantha set up outside of the Emergency Reception Centre at the College of New Caledonia on Wednesday, giving Cariboo wildfire evacuees bottles of water - and free hugs. City of Prince George photo
The City of Prince George’s Emergency Reception Centre, currently located at the Prince George Conference and Civic Centre, will be relocated to the service centre […]

Emergency centre moves to City Hall

Prince George’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in July, according to the city’s economic report. In July 2017, Prince George’s unemployment rate was 5.8 per cent, […]

City release July economic update

A proposed sewer extension project in the Hart will not be going ahead. A petition of affected property owners has failed to garner enough support […]

Hart sewer petition fails

Prince George city council has confirmed that a referendum will take place in October 28 seeking permission from the electorate to borrow $15 million build […]

New firehall location debated tonight

Workers install the new synthetic turf at Masich Place Stadium. Bill Phillips photo
BY BILL PHILLIPS If you drive by Masich Place Stadium and it looks like a giant serger out on the field, you wouldn’t be […]

Turf going in at Masich Place Stadium

Election signs cluttering up city boulevards could soon be a thing of the past. City council last night gave first three readings to a bylaw […]

Council signs up for sign bylaw

The city is beginning a large infrastructure project starting designed to enhance the reliability of the city water system and improve water service in the […]

Hart water system upgrade underway

When you’re driving through downtown tomorrow, you’ll notice a big change on Fifth Avenue. Crews will begin painting new lines overnight that will convert Fifth Avenue […]

City changing Fifth Avenue to angle parking

The City of Prince George is continuing to receive and provide accommodation to evacuees from the Cariboo Regional District due to the recent wildfires. As […]

City evacuation centre busy

Following a rash of forest fires in the Cariboo that led to a provincial state of emergency, Prince George has activated its Emergency Operations Centre […]

City set to accept Cariboo fire evacuees

The site of the new pavilion in Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park is behind construction fencing as work begins. City of Prince George photo
Construction is underway at Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park as crews and equipment with Viking Construction of Prince George mobilize on the site of the new […]

Work begins on pavilion

The city employed 955 people during the last fiscal year, according to its Statement of Financial Information. That resulted in an overall wage bill of […]

City wage bill tops $55 million

It’s a been a slower year for builders in Prince George. According to the monthly building permit numbers, to be presented to city council Monday […]

Slower year for builders

Crews with the City of Prince George are working on the following road rehabilitation projects this week: East Austin Road from Highway 97 to Dawson […]

City road rehab getting underway

Did you know that the average daily water consumption in Prince George in 2016, including commercial, residential, civic, and industrial operations, was 655.8 litres per […]

City hosts open house for B.C. Water Week

Next week, crews with the City of Prince George will begin the city’s capital road rehabilitation projects for the 2017 paving season. Operations will be […]

Paving begins next week

BY BILL PHILLIPS In website lingo, it’s responsive. In other words, the new City of Prince George website, unlike the old one, plays well […]

Re-developed city website launches Tuesday