Kaitlyn Bailey

Prince Rupert city council passed a 3.6 per cent mill rate increase to property taxes.

Prince Rupert tax increase passed by Council

Homeowners will see an average increase of $144 on their property tax bill

Prince Rupert city council passed a 3.6 per cent mill rate increase to property taxes.
The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)

Village of Queen Charlotte votes to restore ancestral Haida name

“Maybe this will start spreading east and more communities will look at doing what we’re doing”

The Village of Queen Charlotte offices. (Haida Gwaii Observer file photo)
The Ruby Princess docked at the Prince Rupert Cruise Ship Terminal on May 17. (Melissa Ash/The Northern View)

First cruise ship in two years docks in Prince Rupert

Port Authority expects 60,600 passengers and 43 ships will be stopping in the city this year

The Ruby Princess docked at the Prince Rupert Cruise Ship Terminal on May 17. (Melissa Ash/The Northern View)
Kaitlyn Bailey is a new journalist for the Northern View and the Haida Gwaii Observer. (Photo: Deb Meissner)

Kailtyn’s Korner – Hello, North Coast

Kaitlyn Bailey is the latest addition to the Northwest news team

Kaitlyn Bailey is a new journalist for the Northern View and the Haida Gwaii Observer. (Photo: Deb Meissner)
DFO issues warning to stay proper distance from whales. An orca swims past a recreational boat sailing just offshore in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Boaters are reminded to give whales space

DFO investigating a 2 boat incident near grey whales close to Haida Gwaii

DFO issues warning to stay proper distance from whales. An orca swims past a recreational boat sailing just offshore in the Salish Sea in the San Juan Islands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
A Canadian flag hangs from a lamp post along the road in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (Photo: The Canadian Press - Adrian Wyld)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP votes to end daily prayer in the House of Commons

The motion to end the daily prayer was brought forward by a Bloc Quebecois MP

A Canadian flag hangs from a lamp post along the road in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (Photo: The Canadian Press - Adrian Wyld)
Dr. Horner accepting the Rural Long Service Award in Ottawa on April 22. (Photo: Source)

Haida Gwaii doctors receive national recognition

Drs. Horner and Morton have been practising rural medicine for over 10 years

Dr. Horner accepting the Rural Long Service Award in Ottawa on April 22. (Photo: Source)
Danielle Louise Allard, one of three Masset artists awarded a YVR Art Foundation Scholarship, pictured at Tluu Xaada Naay. (Photo: supplied)

3 Masset artists receive $5,000 scholarships

Danielle Louise Allard will use the funding to continue learning from Christian White

Danielle Louise Allard, one of three Masset artists awarded a YVR Art Foundation Scholarship, pictured at Tluu Xaada Naay. (Photo: supplied)
Volunteers learned how to count toads at a breeding site on May 8. (Photo: Roseanna Gamlen-Greene)

Hoppy Mother’s Day from the Haida Gwaii toads

Volunteers track toads as part of a citizen science project

Volunteers learned how to count toads at a breeding site on May 8. (Photo: Roseanna Gamlen-Greene)
Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP introduces bill to give 16-year-olds right to vote

Taylor Bachrach argues issues of the day have a profound impact on youth

Taylor Bachrach stands up to speak in the Chamber during Question Period on 11 February, 2022. (Photo: Bernard Thibodeau, House of Commons Photo Services)
Haida Gwaii Museum at Kay Llnagaay is one of three recipients to receive art infrastructure funding. The All Island Art Show at the Haida Gwaii Museum is shown in 2020. (Photo: file photo)

Improved spaces support arts and culture on Haida Gwaii

Arts Infrastructure Program funds $4 million for arts and culture across B.C.

Haida Gwaii Museum at Kay Llnagaay is one of three recipients to receive art infrastructure funding. The All Island Art Show at the Haida Gwaii Museum is shown in 2020. (Photo: file photo)
The annual Salmon Invisible Migration Event is a blessing of 300 million juvenile salmon travelling to the Skeena River estuary. It has been cancelled for 2022.  (Photo: Supplied by Tavish Campbell)

Annual Salmon Invisible Migration event cancelled

Event is a blessing of 300 million juvenile salmon travelling to the Skeena River estuary

The annual Salmon Invisible Migration Event is a blessing of 300 million juvenile salmon travelling to the Skeena River estuary. It has been cancelled for 2022.  (Photo: Supplied by Tavish Campbell)
Port Clements Elementary School will receive a new accessible playground through provincial funding similar to the equipment enjoyed by Grade 1 and 2 students at Lax Kxeen Elementary in Prince Rupert on May 17, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Port Clements Elementary benefits from $165K to build accessible playground

Lax Kxeen Elementary playground in Prince Rupert official opening on May 19

Port Clements Elementary School will receive a new accessible playground through provincial funding similar to the equipment enjoyed by Grade 1 and 2 students at Lax Kxeen Elementary in Prince Rupert on May 17, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Danielle Kidd, BC Used Oil Recycling Center operator, at the Port Clements facility on April 26. (Photo: supplied).

New oil recycling containers will benefit Haida Gwaii

Recycling depots accept used oil, filters, antifreeze at no cost

Danielle Kidd, BC Used Oil Recycling Center operator, at the Port Clements facility on April 26. (Photo: supplied).
A graph showing some results of a recent survey about changing the name of the Village of Queen Charlotte. (Image supplied)

Village of Queen Charlotte name survey results are in

Majority of valid survey results opt for change back to tradition

A graph showing some results of a recent survey about changing the name of the Village of Queen Charlotte. (Image supplied)