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B.C. extends aboriginal forest rights

B.C. extends aboriginal forest rights

The B.C. government is extending its interim forest and range agreements with aboriginal people to include a new 25-year woodland licence for Crown forests.
Enbridge officials discuss Gateway project and opposition

Enbridge officials discuss Gateway project and opposition

Enbridge officials are sharpening their sales pitch for the company’s planned Northern Gateway oil pipeline project, saying it will bring jobs, provide an economic boost and help wean the country from an overdependence on the United States of America.
Prince Rupert Overwaitea tops in the province with “Round Up for Kids”

Prince Rupert Overwaitea tops in the province with “Round Up for Kids”

It was a case of every penny counting when Overwaitea Foods in Prince Rupert held its Round Up For Kids to the nearest dollar program during the month of May, raising over $7,200 for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and exceeding the efforts of all other stores in the province.

Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce releases member survey results

It’s been a busy start to our year for the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce (PRDCC). With our new Board of Directors in place, being lead by our new President Chad Cunningham, we started the planning for our upcoming year.
Lifetime membership

Lifetime membership

Jack Payne and Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president Chad Cunningham present a lifetime membership in the Chamber of Commerce to Peggy Youden. Youden is only the fourth person to receive the lifetime membership honour.
Target takes aim at 15 B.C. Zellers stores

Target takes aim at 15 B.C. Zellers stores

Major renos planned before U.S. retailer arrives in 2013

CityWest fields more Internet questions from Prince Rupert council

CityWest Marketing Manager Chad Cunningham was back presenting to council during a regular meeting.

Prince Rupert among communities chosen to host Enbridge meeting

The government panel in charge of reviewing the Enbridge pipeline project announced last week that it will be holding public information meetings in a number of different communities, one of which will take place in Prince Rupert.

Increase to minimum wage a point of debate

A report recently released by the Fraser Institute states that because Premier Christy Clark has increased British Columbia’s minimum wage to $10.25 an hour by May of 2012, more than 52,000 jobs will be lost in the Province.

Terrace to host Minerals North in 2013

Hundreds of people connected to the mining industry are to congregate in Terrace in 2013 thanks to the city and the Terrace Economic Development Authority winning the bid to host that year’s Minerals North conference.