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Equality, Indigenous equality

Equality, Indigenous equality

Letter from chiefs applauds efforts being made with federal budget

  • Mar 26, 2018
Equality, Indigenous equality
Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)

LETTERS: Two views of oil pipeline protests

U.S. and other petroleum-rich countries aren’t cutting production

Tanker approaches Westridge terminal in Burnaby, where crude oil and refined fuels have been delivered since 1954. The project to twin the line is underway. (Kinder Morgan Canada)
Bowser, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose First Nation are included in a multi-million dollar funding announcement for high-speed internet in rural areas. — Photo courtesy of Government of Canada/Government of B.C.

LETTER: Bringing fast and healthy internet to coastal communities

How will local officials, including First Nations leaders, connect their communities

  • Mar 15, 2018
Bowser, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose First Nation are included in a multi-million dollar funding announcement for high-speed internet in rural areas. — Photo courtesy of Government of Canada/Government of B.C.
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Alberta ramps up COVID-19 shots, paramedics added to priority list
Pelosi signs second Trump impeachment
Canada secures more vaccine doses from Pfizer
Letter to the Editor: Rupert should reflect its people

Letter to the Editor: Rupert should reflect its people

Alora Griffin wrote into the Northern View for International Women’s Day 2018

  • Mar 8, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Rupert should reflect its people
How do you celebrate International Women’s Day? (Flickr photo)

Send us your letter on how Prince Rupert could press for gender equality

Write the Northern View your letter in time for International Women’s Day

  • Mar 1, 2018
How do you celebrate International Women’s Day? (Flickr photo)
One of the buildings in downtown Prince Rupert that has been empty for an extended period of time. (Quinn Bender / The Northern View)

Letter to the Editor: Wake up, Rupert!

François Blanchet writes about the woes of small businesses in Prince Rupert

  • Mar 1, 2018
One of the buildings in downtown Prince Rupert that has been empty for an extended period of time. (Quinn Bender / The Northern View)
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child

With every fiber of my being as his mother, I have stood resolutely, phone in hand, and said No, I cannot help you with that.

  • Feb 23, 2018
B.C. mom shares the heartbreak of an addicted child
Call out for Neighbourhood Stewards

Call out for Neighbourhood Stewards

Rupert Rubbish Round-up is ramping up for year three

Call out for Neighbourhood Stewards
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project’s Westeridge loading dock is seen in Burnaby, B.C., on November 25, 2016. The B.C. government is creating more uncertainty around Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain expansion project with a proposal to restrict any increase in diluted bitumen shipments until it conducts more spill response studies. Provincial Environment Minister George Heyman says there needs to be more confidence in how well oil transporters are prepared to respond and fully mitigate the effects of a potential spill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Op-Ed: Eagle Spirit pipeline the better option

Mike Priaro from Calgary on the Great Bear Rainforest environmental scam

  • Feb 22, 2018
Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project’s Westeridge loading dock is seen in Burnaby, B.C., on November 25, 2016. The B.C. government is creating more uncertainty around Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain expansion project with a proposal to restrict any increase in diluted bitumen shipments until it conducts more spill response studies. Provincial Environment Minister George Heyman says there needs to be more confidence in how well oil transporters are prepared to respond and fully mitigate the effects of a potential spill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
(File photo)

OP-ED: Public bus service best answer to Greyhound’s outstretched hand

A public highway bus service would improve the social health of B.C. communities

  • Feb 10, 2018
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Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)

LETTER: Weaver fiddles while B.C.’s economic prospects burn

Skeena MLA warns of damage to B.C. investment from Green threats

  • Feb 6, 2018
Former Haisla Nation chief councillor Ellis Ross, now Skeena MLA, served briefly as B.C.’s minister for natural gas development before the minority B.C. Liberal government was defeated last summer. (Hansard TV)
Karen Ogen-Toews. Photo supplied

LETTER: First Nations and LNG

Many First Nations in B.C. support responsible economic growth, including LNG projects

  • Feb 2, 2018
Karen Ogen-Toews. Photo supplied
North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, and Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness. (File photo)

LETTER: “Rupert dropping ball on emergency preparedness”

MLA Jennifer Rice responds to an editorial on the tsunami warning published Jan. 25, 2018

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice, and Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness. (File photo)
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

  • Jan 18, 2018
Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

LETTERS: Plastic bags an ‘easy feel-good fix’

Bags have secondary uses, other problems more pressing

  • Jan 12, 2018
Readers say they reuse plastic bags and there are other priorities for cleaning up the environment. (Black Press files)

The Mayor on Mariners Park vandalism and KAPS theft

Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain’s response on disrespectful acts within the community

(File photo)

LETTER: City hall closes access to public restrooms

Prince Rupert resident concerned about lack of access, and praises Chad Estrada performance

  • Jan 11, 2018
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“To run two marathons.” Bailey Wagner

What is your running resolution?

The Northern View asked runners at the Xmas Fun Run what their 2018 goals are

“To run two marathons.” Bailey Wagner
What should be done to raise attendance at Rampage games?

What should be done to raise attendance at Rampage games?

The Northern View weekly streeter on what Rupertites think about the Rupert Rampage

What should be done to raise attendance at Rampage games?
A crosswalk on Third Avenue West. (File photo)

LETTER: The tragic story of road safety in B.C. and Canada

In response to the number of pedestrians struck by vehicles in Prince Rupert

  • Dec 21, 2017
A crosswalk on Third Avenue West. (File photo)