Shaun Thomas

Prince Rupert realty sales down through first half of 2015

While the eyes of the province turn to potential industrial activity in Prince Rupert, realty sales in the community are declining.

A rendering of the proposed multi-family development in Port Edward. This is a sample image and is subject to change.

Proponent clears first hurdle for multi-family development in Port Edward

The company planning to build a new subdivision in Port Edward cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday night .

A rendering of the proposed multi-family development in Port Edward. This is a sample image and is subject to change.

Project development agreement sells out British Columbians, says MLA Rice

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice is making it clear the project development agreement being proposed is not one she is willing to support.

Goodbye Odd, and thank you

Last week when I came into the office, I was informed that one of the people in Prince Rupert I truly looked up to was no longer with us

RCMP and the Prince Rupert Fire Department responded to a fire at an apartment complex parking garage on Friday morning.

Two more vehicles set on fire in Prince Rupert, bringing the total to five this month

Two more vehicles have been set on fire in Prince Rupert, bringing the total to five over the past several weeks.

RCMP and the Prince Rupert Fire Department responded to a fire at an apartment complex parking garage on Friday morning.
A group of protesters gather at the entrance to Fairview Terminal in Prince Rupert.

First Nations workers protest Fairview Terminal expansion contracts going to out-of-town firms

A group of First Nations workers are protesting the awarding of contracts related to Fairview Terminal expansion to out-of-town firms.

A group of protesters gather at the entrance to Fairview Terminal in Prince Rupert.

Port Edward planning birthday

After just one meeting, details of District of Port Edward’s 50th birthday celebrations are beginning to take shape.

Get ready for major change

People on the North Coast should get ready - it is likely going to get very interesting and very, very busy in the months ahead.

RTI tonnage is down 50.25 per cent.

Double-digit drop in port tonnage

While figures keep trending to a record year, there has been a double-digit drop in traffic for overall tonnage handled on the North Coast.

RTI tonnage is down 50.25 per cent.

MP not a fan of hub-and-spoke proposal

Skeena – Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen said he hopes Northern Health will put aside its plans to modify healthcare delivery in the region.

Odd Eidsvik passed away over the weekend.

Former city councillor Odd Eidsvik passes away

Former Prince Rupert city councillor and community booster Odd Eidsvik passed away last Friday.

Odd Eidsvik passed away over the weekend.
Dr. David Suzuki addresses the crowd at the Lester Centre of the Arts on Wednesday night.

Dr. David Suzuki discusses climate change impacts during Prince Rupert tour stop

Renowned scientist and environmental activist Dr. David Suzuki as in Prince Rupert on Wednesday night to talk about climate.

Dr. David Suzuki addresses the crowd at the Lester Centre of the Arts on Wednesday night.

Pacific NorthWest LNG announces positive, conditional, final investment decision

Pacific NorthWest LNG announced today a positive final investment decision for its Lelu Island terminal, subject to two conditions.

Northern Health not planning to remove surgical services from Prince Rupert hospital

Northern Health says it has no plans to remove surgical services from Prince Rupert Regional Hospital.

The power of volunteerism

This weekend is Seafest, the largest community celebration on the North Coast and a perfect example of the power of volunteerism.

The District of Port Edward is criticizing the City of Prince Rupert for implementing an increased fee for Port Edward residents to use the landfill.

Increased fee for landfill use raises the ire of Port Edward council

Port Edward councillors took aim at Prince Rupert city council after being informed the city would not reconsider a landfill fare increase.

The District of Port Edward is criticizing the City of Prince Rupert for implementing an increased fee for Port Edward residents to use the landfill.

Lax Kw’alaams hereditary chiefs, elected councillors and community members refute claims Eagle Spirit project has no support

Hereditary Chiefs, elected councillors and community members are refuting claims by Mayor Garry Reece that Eagle Spirit has no support.

BC Ferries adds additional sailings to meet demand

As people from across the country and the globe begin the vacation season, BC Ferries is adding two additional sailings in June.

Eagle Spirit Energy does not have support of Lax Kw’alaams: Mayor Garry Reece

Lax Kw'alaams Mayor Garry Reece wants to make it clear that the Band has not taken a position on the Eagle Spirit Energy project.

UPDATE: Federal review of Pacific NorthWest LNG’s Lelu Island terminal put on hold

The federal environmental review of Pacific NorthWest LNG's Lelu Island terminal has been put on hold once again.