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Contract awarded for province's Second Avenue paving project

Contract awarded for province’s Second Avenue paving project

Peter's Bros. Construction Ltd. announced as winning bidder for 4.3 km, $3.94 million paving contract

Contract awarded for province's Second Avenue paving project
Danny Nielsen’s “Love.Be.Best.Free” tap dance and live musical jazz quartet show will be entertaining audiences this weekend and the group has a Rupert connection.

Tap, jazz and love

Danny Nielsen’s Love.Be.Best.Free tap dance and live musical jazz quartet show will be entertaining audiences this weekend in Prince Rupert.

Danny Nielsen’s “Love.Be.Best.Free” tap dance and live musical jazz quartet show will be entertaining audiences this weekend and the group has a Rupert connection.
The Prince Rupert School District (SD52) is having difficulty finding certified teachers to lead classes, with the teacher shortage issue only getting worse.

School district forced to juggle due to teacher shortage

The Prince Rupert School District is having trouble finding certified teachers, with the teacher shortage issue only getting worse.

The Prince Rupert School District (SD52) is having difficulty finding certified teachers to lead classes, with the teacher shortage issue only getting worse.
Blair Mirau had been named the new CEO of the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society.

Mirau named Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society CEO

On Feb. 10 the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society board of directors announced Blair Mirau had been named the society’s new CEO.

Blair Mirau had been named the new CEO of the Gitmaxmak’ay Nisga’a Society.
Prince Rupert’s Bruce Watkinson, Gitxaala Nation Fisheries Director, officially endorsed the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area Plan last week in Vancouver.

Marine activity growth leads to protection plan

A new North Coast oceans protection plan has earned the endorsement of the North Coast Skeena First Nations Stewardship Society.

Prince Rupert’s Bruce Watkinson, Gitxaala Nation Fisheries Director, officially endorsed the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area Plan last week in Vancouver.
The federal government announced protection for the rare ancient glass sponge reefs found on the North Coast of B.C.

Fishing closures for Glass Sponge Reefs on the North Coast

A 9,000-year-old glass sponge reef ecosystem in the North Coast was recently announced as a protected area by the federal government.

The federal government announced protection for the rare ancient glass sponge reefs found on the North Coast of B.C.
Toby Lake, Rupert Toastmasters Sergeant-at-Arms, left, Michal Sluka, Toastmasters president, Mayor Lee Brain and Daniela Cappelli, vice-president of public relations of Toastmasters, celebrate the February 2017 proclamation by the mayor of Toastmasters Month.

Mayor Brain declares February 2017 Toastmasters Month

The beneficiary of the organization himself, Rupert Mayor Lee Brain proclaimed the month of February 2017 Toastmasters Month in the city

Toby Lake, Rupert Toastmasters Sergeant-at-Arms, left, Michal Sluka, Toastmasters president, Mayor Lee Brain and Daniela Cappelli, vice-president of public relations of Toastmasters, celebrate the February 2017 proclamation by the mayor of Toastmasters Month.

Prince Rupert council in brief: Feb. 6

CNR station refurbishment, Board appointments, Chamber of Commerce week, Rec guide dissatisfaction, Mills Memorial petition concerns

Aurora LNG's Francis Erasmus, Aboriginal relations advisor, Darcy Janko, senior manager of environmental regulations and Andrew Hamilton, general manager of the project, make themselves available to the community during the EAO's open house on Feb. 8.

Aurora LNG engages community, council

Aurora LNG representatives met no shortage of questions or feedback during an open house and council session last week

Aurora LNG's Francis Erasmus, Aboriginal relations advisor, Darcy Janko, senior manager of environmental regulations and Andrew Hamilton, general manager of the project, make themselves available to the community during the EAO's open house on Feb. 8.
Shane Clark, as seen here in a comedy gig in Sacramento, will be returning to his Rupert roots when he opens for the Big Dog Comedy Show at Chances on Feb. 10.

Familiar jokester returns to Prince Rupert

A big name is making his way to Prince Rupert, but more people in the city may actually be familiar with his opening act.

Shane Clark, as seen here in a comedy gig in Sacramento, will be returning to his Rupert roots when he opens for the Big Dog Comedy Show at Chances on Feb. 10.
The North Coast Regional District and Regional Recycling Advisory Committee sees major upgrades needed for the regional recycling depot to support the growing community.

Upgrades needed for recycling depot

Presently, the depot serves 20,000 North Coast residents from Prince Rupert, Port Edward, Haida Gwaii, Metlakatla and Lax Kw’alaams

The North Coast Regional District and Regional Recycling Advisory Committee sees major upgrades needed for the regional recycling depot to support the growing community.
Lax Kw'alaams Mayor John Helin, left, stands with B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Deputy Premier Rich Coleman in January at a recent visit by the government officials to the community.

Historic agreement signed between First Nations, governments for PNW monitoring committee

Representatives from Metlakatla, Lax Kw'alaams, Government of B.C. and Government of Canada to sit on Environmental Monitoring Committee

Lax Kw'alaams Mayor John Helin, left, stands with B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Deputy Premier Rich Coleman in January at a recent visit by the government officials to the community.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark made the first visit of a sitting premier to Lax Kw’alaams since 1999 last week. During the visit, Clark celebrated the completion of the Tuck Inlet Road paving — a $20 million, 17.5 kilometre project.

Premier’s visit to Lax Kw’alaams first since 1999

New seniors' and family affordable housing units announced for the village

B.C. Premier Christy Clark made the first visit of a sitting premier to Lax Kw’alaams since 1999 last week. During the visit, Clark celebrated the completion of the Tuck Inlet Road paving — a $20 million, 17.5 kilometre project.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark is surrounded by children during a visit to Lax Kw’alaams on Wednesday.

Clark promising infrastructure for Rupert

With the fate of the North Coast’s future hanging in the balance of the upcoming election, Premier Christy Clark made a trip to Rupert

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is surrounded by children during a visit to Lax Kw’alaams on Wednesday.
Gary Weick of Gary’s Lock and Security Shop is one of many small to mid-sized businesses that are struggling with local employee recruitment and the onslaught of online commerce.

Rupert small business recruitment suffering

Rupert small businesses will need to up their training and communications tactics with their workers to keep them

Gary Weick of Gary’s Lock and Security Shop is one of many small to mid-sized businesses that are struggling with local employee recruitment and the onslaught of online commerce.
An artist's rendering of the planned Lelu Island location of the Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal. The Lax Kw'alaams Band will be conducting meetings on the potential moving of the terminal to Ridley Island.

Lax Kw’alaams members to meet over potential PNW LNG dock move

Community engagement meetings set for late January on the potential move and the conclusion of agreements with the proponent

An artist's rendering of the planned Lelu Island location of the Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal. The Lax Kw'alaams Band will be conducting meetings on the potential moving of the terminal to Ridley Island.
B.C. Premier Christy Clark made a stop at the Northern View offices on Jan. 18.

VIDEO: Premier Christy Clark visits Prince Rupert, Lax Kw’alaams

In conversation with the Northern View, B.C. Premier Christy Clark offers her thoughts on the upcoming election, jobs in Rupert and more

B.C. Premier Christy Clark made a stop at the Northern View offices on Jan. 18.
Joelle Rabu delighted Prince Rupert audiences in 1987 when the Lester Centre first opened and now she returns for the 30th anniversary of the theatre. Her son, Nico Rhodes, will accompany her on the piano on Jan. 29.

Joelle returns 30 years later

On Jan. 29, a vocalist who helped open the Lester Centre with a strong performance in its very first year of operation, makes her return

Joelle Rabu delighted Prince Rupert audiences in 1987 when the Lester Centre first opened and now she returns for the 30th anniversary of the theatre. Her son, Nico Rhodes, will accompany her on the piano on Jan. 29.

School council briefs: Jan. 10

Video highlights successful grads, calendar options presented, grad rates below average, SD52 awaits word on teacher boost

The Westview Wood Pellet Terminal is one example of the port's diversification plan leading into the future.

STORY AND VIDEO: Pellet terminal proof of port plan

The Port of Prince Rupert's Michael Gurney evaluates the various terminals' performance in 2016 and sheds light on plans for the new year

The Westview Wood Pellet Terminal is one example of the port's diversification plan leading into the future.
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