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Esquimalt Drydock awarded millions in contracts for North Island ferry upgrade

BC Ferries vessel Northern Sea Wolf arrives this week from Athens, Greece

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Supporting businesses on the North Coast this holiday season

  • Dec 5th, 2017

5,400 new jobs expected through Port of Prince Rupert

The 2016 economic impact study projects 5,400 new jobs related to the port in the next decade

AltaGas hires mostly local for construction of its propane terminal

More than 61 per cent of construction workforce for Ridley terminal is from North Coast contractors

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada as business improves

After laying off 1,000 employees starting in 2015 Canada’s largest rail company is on a hiring spree

Holkestad joins CityWest board

The recently retired CEO of CityWest can’t get enough of the technology business

Average Canadian food bill to rise by $348 in 2018
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          Premier tours Canada’s first West Coast propane terminal in the making

          AltaGas offered a tour of its facilities to the Premier John Horgan and other dignitaries on Oct. 22

          Wolverine’s first open house

          Questions answered on the Prince Rupert Fuels Service project for the port

          B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

          Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

          Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

          Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

          The importance of apprenticeship

          Industry Training Authority shared details on the benefits of hiring apprentices in Prince Rupert

          After 50 years, Sears will close its doors in Prince Rupert

          The Prince Rupert store will close after Oct. 28

          First multi-family housing development in 20 years

          Two duplexes are being built on Van Arsdol Street by Pacific Aurora Homes Ltd. in Prince Rupert

          Rupert port to collaborate with $50.8 million government data program

          The Port of Prince Rupert has been collecting baseline data for years

          Tahltan artist takes first place for paddle carving

          Prince Rupert’s Dale Campbell recognized for her art work once again at the Santa Fe Indian Market

          Northern Savings may have to stop using the word ‘Bank’

          Northern Savings Credit Union may be prohibited from using the word

          Part 3: Finding balance in the container business

          Port of Prince Rupert’s mission to expand its export business

          AltaGas signs major deal with Japan propane giant

          Astomos Energy Corp to purchase 50 per cent of Ridely Terminal gas

          • Aug 8th, 2017

          Port AGM reveals increases and decreases over past year

          Cargo and container shipments down overall

          • Jun 19th, 2017