Community

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City – Marlene Clifton gives lessons in drumming

The students grab their drum and find their place in one of the rows, waiting respectfully for their teacher’s instruction.

STORY AND VIDEO: BC Ferries’ knot man

Roy Spletzer is a bit of a knot connoisseur. There are at least 4,000 different types of knots in the world, and he’s tied more than 1,800

STORY AND VIDEO: Shoreline cleanups around the coast

A group of residents spent their Saturday morning picking up garbage along the shoreline as part of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

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Heart of Our City - Chantal Cornwall
This Week Podcast - Episode 68
This Week - Episode 67
Port Edward students shop for Christmas

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Fostering a family

In Prince Rupert, John Wick opened his home for foster care this year with his partner.

STORY AND VIDEO: Highway, trails last on cleaning block

November will be the community’s last chance to help clean up the city in 2016, with the last two civic pride cleanups planned.

STORY AND VIDEO: Find Your Fit arrives in Rupert

Charles Hays Secondary School students were once again the beneficiaries of WorkBC’s Find Your Fit travelling tour

STORY AND VIDEO: The grant writer for the arts

Joanne Finlay has volunteered in the community for the past 30 years and has become a successful grant writer for many organizations

STORY AND VIDEO: East coast military veteran

In Prince Rupert, there are more than 70 members who belong to the Legion Branch 27. One of those members is Les Gordon

STORY AND VIDEO: The North Coast archivist

The records of the past are carefully filed and preserved under her white gloved finger tips.

STORY AND VIDEO: Soap opera meets improv at the Tom Rooney

“As the Port Churns,” an improv-based soap opera, will be sure to entertain at the Tom Rooney Playhouse this weekend

STORY AND VIDEO: Cannery working dock expands

The conservation efforts at the North Pacific Cannery have come to a close for the year and there is a lot to celebrate.

STORY AND VIDEO: The former wanderer

The current president of the Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue (SAR) team now feels quite content staying in the city he grew up in

STORY AND VIDEO: Science comes to life at SD52

Cannons were shooting, sparks were flying and hair was standing on end at Prince Rupert Middle School last Wednesday

STORY AND VIDEO: Spotlight series

The latest initiative for teaching young minds is presenting knowledge from community members in what's called the Spotlight Series

STORY AND VIDEO: Elder-in-residence

At 11 years old, he left life at the cannery with his family and stepped on a train to go to school in a distant unknown place

STORY AND VIDEO: Remembering the Montreal Massacre

The North Coast Transition Society held a vigil in Prince Rupert for the 14 women murdered at École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989.

STORY AND VIDEO: Heart of Our City, Educating on diversity

From the East Coast of Central America to the West Coast of Canada she traded the sun for rain

STORY AND VIDEO: Workshops for female development

Women in the community had the opportunity to attend two workshops back-to-back last week organized by the WLN

STORY AND VIDEO: The fuse to the festivals

Joy Sundin has been the special events coordinator since 1992, with a couple breaks in between.

STORY AND VIDEO: Santa the locksmith

Santa Claus was reading through a stack of letters written in bold with coloured markers when I met him at Gary’s Lock and Security Shop.