This leaves Fort St. John, Taylor and Fort Nelson as the remaining coalition members. The latest dropouts include Pouce Coupe, Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd.The Village of Pouce Coupe says the decision to part from the coalition was made after receiving a letter from the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development Coralee Oakes.“The recent letter from Minister Oakes wanting to reopen Fair Share negotiations with a deadline of April 30, 2015 prompted the Village of Pouce Coupe Council to vote unanimously to withdraw their participation in the NEBC Municipalities Coalition effective March 4, 2015 as it became apparent that all Fair Share stakeholders were not involved,” the village writes in an emailed response.- Advertisement -The email goes on to read, “The Village of Pouce Coupe believes the Peace River Regional District municipalities and electoral directors should present a unified front in negotiations with the province.”The other two members have also gone on record in the past to express similar discontent regarding the means in which the Fair Share is being negotiated.Dawson Creek had already withdrawn from the coalition at the beginning of 2015.Advertisement
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson David Toms missed a 6-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole that could have caught Appleby, settling for an even-par 73 to join U.S. Open champion Michael Campbell (72), former U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk (72) and three-time major champion Vijay Singh (74) at 2-under 144. Sergio Garcia (74) and Olin Browne (76) were the only other players to survive par on a Plantation course that was tough on lightning-quick greens that moved to warp speed when the gusts were at a peak. The course average was 75.5, the toughest round in the eight-year history at Kapalua, and the wind is responsible for most of that. Appleby figured the wind alone made the course as many as five shots harder. “It’s more of a grind,” he said. “You have to work harder to put a score on the card. There’s no real run of birdies.” Fifteen players were within five shots of the lead. KAPALUA, Hawaii — The scenery suggests a vacation in paradise. The golf was all work Friday in the Mercedes Championships, in which defending champion Stuart Appleby survived 35 mph gusts for a 1-under par 72 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend. The trade wind was among the fiercest since this season-opening event moved to Kapalua in 1999, but the name atop the leaderboard should look familiar. Appleby is trying to become the first player in nearly 50 years to capture the winners-only tournament three consecutive times. But it hasn’t been easy. He hit his tee shot into the knee-high weeds on the 18th hole and made a bogey, finishing his two rounds at 3-under 143. He won the last two years with scores of 21 and 22 under par. “If anyone gets to double figures, that would be excellent golf,” Appleby said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
talkSPORT.com round-up all the top gossip from Tuesday’s papers and online… Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Matic plays every match he is fit for Chelsea are set to pay Antonio Conte a rumoured £11million as their former managed has decided to wait until next summer before taking a new job. (Mirror)West Ham hope to sign Samir Nasri, as well as ‘another important Premier League player’, who remains unnamed. (France Football, via Sport Witness)Nasri underwent a medical with the Hammers on Monday ahead of sealing a move to the London Stadium. (Evening Standard)Santiago Solari will sign a contract to become Real Madrid’s manager until the end of next season having impressed in his short spell as caretaker. (Marca) BEST OF Solari will pen a deal until June 2020 Juventus are willing to offer Man United their choice of three players in order to get Paul PogbaAthletic Bilbao, Roma and Atletico Madrid are all vying to land Man United’s Ander HerreraArsenal have been joined by Sevilla and Valladolid in the race for Roma striker Patrik SchickBesiktas are hoping to sign Loris Karius on a permanent deal, according to president Fikret Orman Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? MONEY Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Latest Football News Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 4 4 Manchester United are believed to be interested in signing Jerome Boateng, Bayern Munich’s Germany international. There is reportedly a 70 per cent chance the defender will seal a transfer away from the Allianz Arena. (Bild)Red Devils chiefs are also considering sacking manager Jose Mourinho if they fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League by finishing inside the top four. Mauricio Pochettino, the Tottenham coach, has been lined up to replace Mourinho. (Sun)Mourinho has frustrated some members of his squad by continually selecting Nemanja Matic despite his poor form. Matic played under Mourinho at Chelsea, and some players feel the Serbia international is untouchable. (Times) Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade ADVICE Guardiola has been a huge success at Man City Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move no dice Arsenal’s 17-year-old midfielder Ben Cottrell is being tracked by Borussia Dortmund and Marseille. (Sun)Kevin De Bruyne has been tipped to return earlier that expected from a knee injury, with the Belgium international set to be ready for December 4’s trip to Watford. (Guardian)Newcastle are pushing hard to sign Yacine Brahimi, the Algeria winger, who currently plays for Porto. (El Gol Digital)A Football Association plan means Premier League clubs would need at least halve their 25-man squads made up of homegrown players. (Times) REVEALED shining RANKED 4 huge blow Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars And here are the top talkSPORT.com stories…EXCLUSIVE: Vinnie Jones compares passion at Bellew vs Usyk to lack of passion in Manchester derbyEXCLUSIVE: Shaun Goater on Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast – On Sterling’s showboating against UnitedEXCLUSIVE: Olly Murs says Man United missed Pogba in Manchester derbyEXCLUSIVE: Danny Murphy says Pep Guardiola would have been great as Manchester United boss 4 REPLY Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card