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Prince Rupert RCMP have issued a locate request, for Cameron Low. (Photo supplied)

RCMP search for wanted man

Police request public assistance in locating Cameron Low, 27

  • May 11, 2020

 

Distance between Terrace and Lax Kw'alaams. Proposed road block at Salvus 60 km west of Terrace. (Google maps)

Relaxed restrictions for Lax Kw’alaams after road block warning

Isolation is no longer required, Garry Reece said

  • May 11, 2020

 

Wolves attacking Prince Rupert pets

BC Conservation urges residents to be cautious, proactive

  • May 8, 2020

 

Members of the Charles Hays Secondary School Interact club have been writing, filming, producing and broadcasting Rainmakers Now, which started as a community service project during COVID-19. The current affairs program airs its 50th episode May 7. The goal is broadcast 100 episodes. (Photo supplied by Rainmakers Interact Club)

Rainmakers Now spotlighted during COVID-19

Student broadcast reaches longevity milestone with 50th episode

  • May 7, 2020
Members of the Charles Hays Secondary School Interact club have been writing, filming, producing and broadcasting Rainmakers Now, which started as a community service project during COVID-19. The current affairs program airs its 50th episode May 7. The goal is broadcast 100 episodes. (Photo supplied by Rainmakers Interact Club)
Proposed Lax Kw’alaams blockade position, in between Terrace and Prince Rupert, at Salvus, on Hwy 16 would potentially lock traffic to Prince Rupert, Port Edward and Terrace. The Lax Kw’alaams community has current on island restrictions and check points in place. (Google maps)

Lax Kw’alaams propose checkpoint between Prince Rupert and Terrace

First Nation plans to block non-essential travel to and from Prince Rupert, Ministry of Transportation says they have no tenure

  • May 6, 2020
Proposed Lax Kw’alaams blockade position, in between Terrace and Prince Rupert, at Salvus, on Hwy 16 would potentially lock traffic to Prince Rupert, Port Edward and Terrace. The Lax Kw’alaams community has current on island restrictions and check points in place. (Google maps)
The Council of the Haida Nation hosted a virtual town hall on Sunday, May 3, 2020, with Indigenous and municipal leaders from Haida Gwaii as well as the north and central coasts discussing continuing COVID-19 travel restrictions. (Zoom screengrab)

‘Our United Coast’: Haida Nation hosts virtual COVID-19 travel restriction town hall

Indigenous, municipal leaders discussed travel restrictions on Haida Gwaii, north and central coasts

  • May 5, 2020
The Council of the Haida Nation hosted a virtual town hall on Sunday, May 3, 2020, with Indigenous and municipal leaders from Haida Gwaii as well as the north and central coasts discussing continuing COVID-19 travel restrictions. (Zoom screengrab)
Screen shot of Prince Rupert Mayor on April 27, addressing an empty Council Chamber due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. City Councillors participated in the meeting online or on the phone. (Screen shot: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Time to focus on recovery

Prince Rupert Mayor is 'cautiously optimistic' in report to Council

  • May 5, 2020
Screen shot of Prince Rupert Mayor on April 27, addressing an empty Council Chamber due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. City Councillors participated in the meeting online or on the phone. (Screen shot: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Northern Development Initiative Trust CEO Joel McKay. Photo submitted

Three new business liaison positions for Northwest

Up to $75,000 provided by Northern Development

  • May 4, 2020
Northern Development Initiative Trust CEO Joel McKay. Photo submitted
Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.
Prince Rupert Salvation Army Corps run the local food bank and meal programs in Prince Rupert.
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UPDATE: Vehicle turned around after demonstrators gather near Prince Rupert ferry terminal

More than 25 people gathered at BC Ferries terminal Thursday to say 'Haida Gwaii is closed'

  • Apr 30, 2020
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City Council proclaims May as Missing Children’s Month

Residents encouraged to wear green ribbons

  • Apr 29, 2020
Steve Orcherton takes fingerprints and an identifying photo for Jaxon at Child Find BC information kiosk. The program offers parents a take-home passport with what can become crucial and pertinent information. Image was captured in June 2018, previous to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Green Ribbons for May Missing Children’s Month

City council proclaimed May as Missing Children's Month in Prince Rupert

  • Apr 29, 2020
Steve Orcherton takes fingerprints and an identifying photo for Jaxon at Child Find BC information kiosk. The program offers parents a take-home passport with what can become crucial and pertinent information. Image was captured in June 2018, previous to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
The City of Prince Rupert’s new council held its first meeting on Nov. 5. Mayor Lee Brain (Front) was joined in his second term by Barry Cunningham, Reid Skelton-Morven, Wade Neish, Blair Mirau, Gurvinder Randhawa and Nick Adey. Earlier, the new council was officially sworn in during an inauguration ceremony. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

City Council briefs

Zero per cent tax increase maintained

  • Apr 28, 2020
The City of Prince Rupert’s new council held its first meeting on Nov. 5. Mayor Lee Brain (Front) was joined in his second term by Barry Cunningham, Reid Skelton-Morven, Wade Neish, Blair Mirau, Gurvinder Randhawa and Nick Adey. Earlier, the new council was officially sworn in during an inauguration ceremony. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
There is little power the City holds to restrict out of town visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lee Brain, mayor (front) said at the Prince Rupert City Council meeting on April 27. In this photo Brain is joined in his second term by Barry Cunningham, Reid Skelton-Morven, Wade Neish, Blair Mirau, Gurvinder Randhawa and Nick Adey on Nov. 5, (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

City has limited power to deal with non-essential visitors

Only one bylaw officer, who can not enforce

  • Apr 28, 2020
There is little power the City holds to restrict out of town visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lee Brain, mayor (front) said at the Prince Rupert City Council meeting on April 27. In this photo Brain is joined in his second term by Barry Cunningham, Reid Skelton-Morven, Wade Neish, Blair Mirau, Gurvinder Randhawa and Nick Adey on Nov. 5, (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The five-kilometre road between DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal and Ridley island will eliminate container truck traffic through the downtown core of Prince Rupert. (Photo supplied by Prince Rupert Port Authority)

Fairview-Ridley connector corridor is 20 per cent complete

Connector road will eliminate heavy truck traffic in Prince Rupert core

  • Apr 28, 2020
The five-kilometre road between DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal and Ridley island will eliminate container truck traffic through the downtown core of Prince Rupert. (Photo supplied by Prince Rupert Port Authority)
A train derailment on April 27 blocked five intersecting tracks on the CN rail-line in Prince Rupert. The derailment occurred close the waterfront on Bill Murray Drive. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Train derailment in Prince Rupert

Train blocks track intersection on rail-line

  • Apr 27, 2020
A train derailment on April 27 blocked five intersecting tracks on the CN rail-line in Prince Rupert. The derailment occurred close the waterfront on Bill Murray Drive. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Staff at Acropolis Manor a Prince Rupert long-term health care facility, take pride in their work place that no COVID-19 cases have been reported in the facility during the pandemic. This photo taken, April 20, from outside, looking through a window, shows staff adhering to strict protocols and best practices to keep residents happy and healthy. For more on the Acropolis, see Page 3.

Diligence plus adherence equals no COVID-19

In Acropolis Manor everyone is happy and healthy

  • Apr 24, 2020
Staff at Acropolis Manor a Prince Rupert long-term health care facility, take pride in their work place that no COVID-19 cases have been reported in the facility during the pandemic. This photo taken, April 20, from outside, looking through a window, shows staff adhering to strict protocols and best practices to keep residents happy and healthy. For more on the Acropolis, see Page 3.
Prince Rupert RCMP officers stand at full salute on April 24, to pay respect in honour of fallen Nova Scotia RCMP Officer Const. Heidi Stevenson, who was killed while on active as duty she responded to an active shooter incident where more than 22 victims lives were claimed. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert RCMP offers honour to fallen officer

Canadian detachments stood in stalwart silence to show respect

  • Apr 24, 2020
Prince Rupert RCMP officers stand at full salute on April 24, to pay respect in honour of fallen Nova Scotia RCMP Officer Const. Heidi Stevenson, who was killed while on active as duty she responded to an active shooter incident where more than 22 victims lives were claimed. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Canada Post employee, Paula Picard April 22, 2020 said employees are doing what they have to do and are doing the best they can in the with the unprecedented increases in mail. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert has unprecedented mail increases during COVID-19

Just use 'the wave' to greet postal workers and wipe down mailboxes

  • Apr 23, 2020
Canada Post employee, Paula Picard April 22, 2020 said employees are doing what they have to do and are doing the best they can in the with the unprecedented increases in mail. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating Tanya Doris Shaw missing from Prince Rupert on April 15, 2020. (Black Press Media files) (Black Press Media files)

Tanya Shaw has not been since April 15

Tanya Doris Shaw has not been seen April 15

  • Apr 23, 2020
RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating Tanya Doris Shaw missing from Prince Rupert on April 15, 2020. (Black Press Media files) (Black Press Media files)
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