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Aurora View Farms – Local Organic Beef!

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Good food makes me exceedingly happy. I am being constantly surprised by all the exciting new food creeping into Prince George! I’ve been a self professed “foodie-sub-snob” (not *really* a foodie, but certainly a bit snobby) for quite some time. I believe in quality and local food and that being said, it is with much anticipation, excitement and giddy-school-girl-happiness that …

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Boogie With The Stars Raises $91,496.00 for Spirit of the North: Watch All 9 Dance Routines Now (VIDEO)

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$91,496.00 was raised at the 2016 Boogie With The Stars fundraiser for the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation, making it the most successful night in this event’s history! Congratulations to all of the exceptionally incredible teams; it truly was an all-star lineup of dancers, sponsors, volunteers, donors and spectators. Nine teams of dancers – truly a group of selfless community …

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Hospice Gets Award for their Grief and Grub for Guys Program

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The Hospice  Society was nominated by the Quality team at Northern Health which recognized our  initative as being both unique and providing our community with improved quality of life service. It was through the efforts Denise Torgerson, Our Grief support Worker, who idenitied the need to offer men grief support differently. As The Hospice Society enters into our 30th year …

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“Candy Cane Lane” – The Secrets Behind the Magic

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There is a special neighbourhood of houses that encompasses Mackenzie Ave, Aitken, Watson and Wilson Cresent. Some people call is the “Van Bien” area, but if you’re in Prince George during the holidays… these streets make up Candy Cane Lane. Nestled just off Upland Street and behind Van Bien Elementary, this group of houses might be hard to miss 11 months out of …

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After 3 Years of Memories, Rich Abney Leaves CKPG News for UNBC Athletics

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After three years of providing Prince George residents with on-air memories, an emotional CKPG Sports Dirctor Rich Abney delivered his final news cast on Friday, December 16th. Abney now joins UNBC Athletics in an exciting new role that will keep this local difference-maker in the community. In his final newscast, Abney, who is originally from the Okanagen, said, “I’m happy …

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New “Escape Room” Grand Opening Offers 50% off!

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EXIT PG is excited to launch the Grand Opening of their new Prince George location, the largest of of their current facilities all across the province. To celebrate, all bookings are 50% off this Sunday. At EXIT PG, “players are placed in one of our many themed environments, and are given 45 mins to escape. Navigate your way through our fun and …

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Hell Yeah!! PG Cougars’ Fans Set New Teddy Bear Toss Record!

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Was that outrageously awesome or what?! Saturday’s Prince George Cougars Teddy Bear Toss feature game set a new record! Over 3,800 teddy bears (as well as mittens, scarves, toques and warm attire) were chucked over the glass at the CN Centre. In fact, statistics show that – in addition to teddy bear donations – the CN Centre ice was the …

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Kalena’s Story: What it Means to be a Friend of Children

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Kalena Samaai was just six years old when the trouble started. There was a strain of stomach flu going around her school and while most of the kids seemed to recover quickly from the flu, Kalena just got worse. Days turned into weeks at Kalena simply wasn’t getting any better. Her mother, Kathy Samaai, like any parent, was at her …