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Nathan Cullen leery of running for NDP leadership

CBC.caSKEENA NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he's leaning toward not taking a run at his party's leadership. The long-serving MP whose name was immediately mentioned...

EI benefits extended for northwestern B.C. residents

NORTHWEST RESIDENTS shouldn't have to wait until there's a crisis to have their Employment Insurance benefits extended, says Skeena NDP MP Nathan Cullen. “Don't get...

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier makes Conservative party leadership bid official

OTTAWA — Quebec MP Maxime Bernier has formally launched his bid to lead the federal Conservative party. He's the second official candidate in the race...

MP urges feds to ease customs duty for northwestern B.C. LNG project

SKEENA BULKLEY NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he doesn't understand why federal customs authorities want to place a $100 million duty on a floating platform...

Minister of Transport holds consultations in Prince Rupert on the moratorium ...

The new Minister of Transport Marc Garneau held consultations on the North Coast of British Columbia on Thursday as part of his mandate to formalize...

Customs duty hangs over northwestern BC LNG project

NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he'll be contacting AltaGas to find out more about the $100 million federal customs bill. While Cullen acknowledged that the...

Election 2015: Candidates stake positions on budgets, Northern Gateway

NDP incumbent candidate Nathan Cullen proposed a bill in Parliament to ban north coast tanker traffic last year. “I guess imitation is the best form...

Resource use key for northwestern BC federal election candidate

... 2011, Nathan Cullen enters the 2015 federal election as one of the more experienced veterans of his party's candidates. And just 43, Cullen's national...

Gas prices, refinery issue emerges

The issue arose last week with NDP candidate Nathan Cullen promising that an NDP government would aggressively pursue lower pump prices, fining gas companies found...

NDP candidate Nathan Cullen opens Terrace campaign office

Skeena - Bulkley Valley NDP incumbent Nathan Cullen turns another orange into juice at last night's official opening of his Terrace campaign office. The juice...

Fish a renewed focus for treaty talks

The federal government was to have been represented by Conservative Member of Parliament Mark Strahl from the Fraser Valley in his capacity as the parliamentary...

Kitselas and Kitsumkalum sign preliminary treaty agreements

The federal government was to have been represented by Conservative Member of Parliament Mark Strahl from the Fraser Valley in his capacity as the parliamentary...

Mayor wasn't expecting announcement that spells end of door-to-door mail ...

Skeena–Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen says he's opposed to the end of door-to-door service. “I believe that we should be looking for best practices...

Northwest B.C. MP opposes end to door-to-door postal delivery

It is often said that a government is judged by its ability to make the trains run on time and deliver the mail. Sadly, on...

Compromise could be coming to Stewart, B.C./ Hyder, Alaska border battle

That was after questioning the Conservatives in the House of Commons recently about the situation. That's when, for the first time, the minister's office spoke...

NDP MPs' use riding offices questioned

Conservative MP Randy Hoback said the board "definitely" needs to look at the matter, which he sees as another example of the NDP "flouting the...

'United front' planned to fight Stewart, B.C./Hyder, Alaska border closure

Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen's office is also calling for a united front with Alaskan officials like Murkowski. “Generally speaking I think the concerns...

Terrace city council drops defence of Spirit Bear name

Council also voted to send a letter of support in favour of NDP MP Nathan Cullen's private members bill to ban crude oil supertanker traffic...

MP's energy policy bill crafted for next election

A peek at how a national energy policy might be shaped should the NDP ever be elected to power in Ottawa is expected this fall...

Mulcair visits northwestern BC

Federal leader of the official opposition Thomas Mulcair speaks to reporters in person and by teleconference at the Northwest Regional Airport this morning, Aug. 18...

Terrace airport to get new lighting system

... economic prosperity in Northwestern British Columbia,” said Conservative MP Jeff Watson who is the parliamentary secretary to transportation minister Lisa Raitt. The money was...

Northern Gateway approval a threat to us all

By Joyce Murray. On Tuesday, June 17th, Stephen Harper gave his approval for Enbridge to begin construction of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. This pipeline will...