Editorials

Angelo Octaviano is proud to be his true self in the gathering of LGBTQ+ Prince Rupert community members, supporters and allies on June 19, 2021 to celebrate Pride month with the city’s first Pride Parade. (Photo: supplied, Kyle Hilliard)

Millar Time: Kisses and controversy grow the rainbow

The new Disney/Pixar Lightyear movie was released on June 17. It’s an…

Dez Kowal shows colourful in Prince Rupert preparing a Seafest parade float vehicle with the Charles Hay Secondary School Gay-Straight Alliance group on June 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Millar Time: The right to be equal — upon request

June is Pride month, the one month of the year we celebrate…

The North Coast says goodbye to Norman Galimski on March 31. (Photo: Jen Osborne)

The Norman’s View to goodbye

Hello Readers, It’s nice to have this one-on-one chat with you as…

  • Mar 31, 2022
The census information showing a more level population growth is good news, Meet Rob Buchan, Prince Rupert city manager, said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The census information showing a more level population growth is good news, Meet Rob Buchan, Prince Rupert city manager, said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

EDITORIAL: Continuing the spirit of generosity

Poverty and hunger are ongoing problems in Canada

  • Jan 6, 2022
The Northern View is hiring freelance writers, photographers and videographers.
The Northern View is hiring freelance writers, photographers and videographers.
National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

What is National Newspaper Week and why you should support it

Newspapers are an essential part of Canadian culture, communities, and democracy, delivering…

  • Oct 7, 2021
National newspaper week begins on Oct. 3. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

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Laughter is humanity’s best medicine

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Seasons Greeting eerr ummm - Happy Holidays?

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Illuminate the Dark

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A little COVID kindness and appreciation

Millar Time: One promise Horgan needs to keep

New legislation needs to be far more than just ‘accessibility’ — it needs to be ‘full inclusion’

It's Fire Prevention Week. What's your plan? (Citizen file)

Editorial: Celebrating the hard work of our firefighters

It is the community firefighters who are going to show up and save the day.

  • Oct 8, 2020
It's Fire Prevention Week. What's your plan? (Citizen file)
Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award

Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award

Melissa Boutilier named winner of the 2020 Concord Pacific Ma Murray Award

Boutilier and team at The Northern View wins BCYCNA Ma Murray Award

Addressing the over-heated elephant in the room

We stand corrected, and offer an apology to our readers, and anyone who took offence at wording that was shaped literally in the heat of reporting a major story.

We stand with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation

We stand with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation

Blockades, demonstrations do not represent the majority, grievances hijacked by special interest groups

We stand with the Wet’suwet’en First Nation
The Special Events Society was working hard to make sure everyone was well fed on Saturday morning at Breakfast with Santa. Left to right: Lottie Anderson, Anne Whittles, Sue Neilson, Hazel Hill and Norma Hidber. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

IN OUR OPINION: Redesign the City of Prince Rupert

City gives Special Events Society and Arts Council the boot

  • Dec 12, 2019
The Special Events Society was working hard to make sure everyone was well fed on Saturday morning at Breakfast with Santa. Left to right: Lottie Anderson, Anne Whittles, Sue Neilson, Hazel Hill and Norma Hidber. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Port Edward council chambers were full to the brim over a public dispute surrounding a potential decision to rezone the property near the Kinnikinnick Campground and RV Park from residential to commercial use. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

COCULLO: What do you want Port Ed?

The District of Port Edward’s council meeting turned into the unwelcoming committee…

Port Edward council chambers were full to the brim over a public dispute surrounding a potential decision to rezone the property near the Kinnikinnick Campground and RV Park from residential to commercial use. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).

HAMILTON: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Out-of-towners get Prince Rupert wrong again

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).
More than 8,500 lbs of food was collected from residents in Prince Rupert and Port Edward in this year’s BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (photo courtesy of Aisa Smithanik)

IN OUR OPINION: It’s Christmas all year round in Giving Prince Rupert

Rupertites already know what a supportive community we have but that deserves some reiterating

More than 8,500 lbs of food was collected from residents in Prince Rupert and Port Edward in this year’s BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (photo courtesy of Aisa Smithanik)