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Prince Rupert Aboriginal training centre chair discusses progress

Prince Rupert Aboriginal training centre chair discusses progress

The Prince George Nechako Aboriginal Employment and Training Association (PGNAETA) opened up a location in Prince Rupert this summer in mid-June, and the man running it says that the program is already getting good results after only two months

Local tidal energy proponents receive $470,000 in funding

A dozen new Innovative Clean Energy Fund projects throughout British Columbia, including a project in Prince Rupert, will be receiving $8 million from the Province to help support the new clean energy technologies.

Plenty of work happening on Northwest Transmission Line

BC Hydro has yet to sign a formal contract with the construction group it has chosen to build the Northwest Transmission Line.
B.C. film fund to pitch locations

B.C. film fund to pitch locations

The B.C. Film Commission and its regional agencies are building up their library of film locations in an effort to maintain B.C.'s $1 billion film and television industry.

Energy board to hold hearing on LNG export application

The National Energy Board has announced it will hold a public hearing on the BC LNG Co-op’s application for a gas export licence.
B.C.-Alberta road link to expand

B.C.-Alberta road link to expand

The B.C. government has started engineering work to widen sections of the main route from Alberta into northeast B.C., the first step to a four-lane industrial route from the provincial border to Fort St. John.

Black Press buys Cranbrook, Kimberley dailies

Black Press, British Columbia's largest publisher of community newspapers and websites, has announced the purchase of the Cranbrook Daily Townsman and the Kimberley Daily Bulletin from Don Kendall.

RTA reaching out to contractors as modernization nears

Rio Tinto Alcan reached out to Vancouver industry last Wednesday, not only hunting for contractors for its modernization mega-project but promoting local industry and the northern lifestyle to the south.

Broken cable causes to Internet slowdown in Prince Rupert

Last week Prince Rupert’s Internet users experienced severely slower Internet speeds for almost two days.

Tanker ban and asbestos use key targets for MP

The federal NDP held their national party convention in Vancouver recently, where among other things they passed a resolution making an oil tanker ban off the North Coast one of the party’s policy goals.