WATCH: The week in review

A video recap of the week’s top stories

  • Feb. 9, 2018 4:00 p.m.

Here’s a look at some of the top stories that happened in Cranbrook over the past week.

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READ MORE: Cranbrook in mourning

Cranbrook mourns the loss of two beloved citizens.

READ MORE: Plaza Suite

Cranbrook Community Theatre’s newest production, “Plaza Suite” opens Friday, February 9 at the Studio Stage Door. Tickets for this comedic production are available at Lotus Books.

READ MORE: Avalanche warning

Avalanche Canada issues special avalanche warning for the southeastern corner of the province. Exercise extreme caution if entering the backcountry.

READ MORE: Medical marijuana facility

Dycar Pharmaceuticals Ltd has purchased an 86,000 square foot building for the purpose of producing medical marijuana. Construction will begin in March with a hiring fair scheduled for April.

READ MORE: New Dawn Developments named title sponsor for sports facility

New Dawn Developments, in conjunction with their 40th anniversary have announced that they will be the title sponsor for Cranbrook’s new indoor sports facility, set to begin construction this summer.

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CP rail workers give strike notice

Employees could walk out as early as Tuesday at 7 p.m. PT

Unions reject CP Rail contract offers

Both meeting Friday to determine next steps; 72 hours notice required before strike action.

VIDEO: College of the Rockies expands early childhood education

Province funds $130,000 that will double capacity of ECE program

Cranbrook writer wins national book prize

Full Curl by Dave Butler has won the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel.

Some light at the end of the tunnel for driver examiner shortage

As Sparwood student readies petition, ICBC has two new examiners in training

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Concerns range from the threat of an oil spill to the impact of tanker traffic on wildlife

B.C. to spent $181M to create 200 general practitioner jobs

Jobs will go to new medical school graduates

Federal leaders trade barbs about India trip at press gallery dinner

Justin Trudeau’s infamous trip to India earlier this year was the focus of many of the jabs

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

WestJet pilot strike averted as parties agree to mediation

Pilots had warned they could go on strike starting May 19

Out of control wildfire prompts restriction around Allie Lake

One of the first large wildfires of the 2018 season is blazing out of control

Giant beer tanks arrive in new B.C. home city

Molson Coors tanks finish river journey and move to overland trip in Chilliwack

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