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Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen has been a reporter at the Prince George Citizen since November 2002. He began as the city hall reporter and now covers police and court.
Mark holds a bachelors degree in political science from the University of British Columbia. He grew up in the Lower Mainland but has lived in the Central Interior since 1994 and has worked at newspapers in Burns Lake, Vanderhoof and Dawson Creek prior to coming to Prince George.
He's been an avid hiker and, in 2018, was a finalist for a B.C. Community Newspapers Association Ma Murray award in the outdoor recreation writing category for a story on a week-long backpacking trip in Mount Edziza Provincial Park with the Caledonia Ramblers.

Email
mnielsen@pgcitizen.ca

Recent Work by Mark

Prince George RCMP officers charged with manslaughter

Prince George RCMP officers charged with manslaughter

Counts stem from July 2017 death of Dale Culver; three other officers charged with attempting to obstruct justice
Decriminalization "small step in right direction": Downtown Prince George president

Decriminalization "small step in right direction": Downtown Prince George president

Eoin Foley hoping initiative will yield "noticeable drop" in downtown property crime
Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Levy stems from February 2022 inspection near Kitimat
Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Coastal GasLink fined $213,600

Levy stems from February 2022 inspection near Kitimat
Sinclar announces temporary curtailments at lumber operations

Sinclar announces temporary curtailments at lumber operations

Lakeland Mills, Apollo Forest Products and Nechako Lumber Co. to shut down for two weeks effective January 30
Falcon slams NDP's response to forest industry struggles

Falcon slams NDP's response to forest industry struggles

B.C. Liberal leader calls for "proper dollars and incentives" to deliver slash to the pulp mills
UNBC’s research funding hits $15.2 million

UNBC’s research funding hits $15.2 million

Total reached a 9.1 per cent increase from the previous year and puts school in top 10
WorkSafeBC fines Conifex for 'repeated high-risk violation' in Mackenzie

WorkSafeBC fines Conifex for 'repeated high-risk violation' in Mackenzie

$83,622.72 levied for a "repeated high-risk violation."
WorkSafeBC fines Conifex for 'repeated high-risk violation' in Mackenzie

WorkSafeBC fines Conifex for 'repeated high-risk violation' in Mackenzie

$83,622.72 levied over safety of machinery gates and panels
LRB sides with Canfor over payouts for Mackenzie sawmill workers

LRB sides with Canfor over payouts for Mackenzie sawmill workers

Decision means company won't have to provide "group termination pay" of up to eight weeks wages to workers who lost their jobs
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