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The LNG storage tank is a huge round structure, which is still under construction, holds all the liquified natural gas before it’s piped into ships. (LNG Canada photo)

LNG Canada marks milestone with core processing units being installed

LNG plant received three pieces of equipment which are critical to the gas liquefaction process

The first cruise ship of the 2019 season – the Celebrity Eclipse – docks in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Tourism spending in Canada dropped by almost 50 per cent in 2020

Tourism-related jobs dropped by almost 29 per cent

The first cruise ship of the 2019 season – the Celebrity Eclipse – docks in Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)
Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)

Survey finds Canada’s hospitality industry has low expectations for year ahead

Almost 87 per cent of businesses in accommodation and food services report lower revenues in 2020

Victoria’s Fairmont Empress hotel closed for three months in late 2020, early 2021, to undergo renovations in leveraging slower hotel traffic because of COVID-19 restrictions. A new report from Statistics Canada find many businesses in the accommodation and food services sector are bracing for another tough year. (Courtesy of Fairmont Empress hotel)
Air Canada has suspended flights to Prince Rupert Regional Airport due to COVID-19 mitigation, the airline announced on Jan. 13. (Photo:THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

YPR is not immune to plummeted air travel demands – 25 jobs lost

Prince Rupert Regional Airport flight cancellation will levee significant hardship - Rick Leach

Air Canada has suspended flights to Prince Rupert Regional Airport due to COVID-19 mitigation, the airline announced on Jan. 13. (Photo:THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
Sarah Ridgway climbs to the top of business adversity with rebuilding after a devastating fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City:

Heart for business resilience - Sarah Ridgway

Sarah Ridgway climbs to the top of business adversity with rebuilding after a devastating fire. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Daisy Pare bar manager at Breakers Pub on Sept. 11, 2020 gets ready for new B.C. rules announced by provincial health authority Dr. Bonnie Henry on Sept. 8, regarding nightclubs, bars and restaurants. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

New restrictions are as disappointing as warm beer

COVID-19 nightclub, bars and restaurant restrictions affect P.R. businesses

Daisy Pare bar manager at Breakers Pub on Sept. 11, 2020 gets ready for new B.C. rules announced by provincial health authority Dr. Bonnie Henry on Sept. 8, regarding nightclubs, bars and restaurants. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Anthony Yecyec will depart the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce mid September to pursue new professional opportunities. (Northern View file photo)
Anthony Yecyec will depart the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce mid September to pursue new professional opportunities. (Northern View file photo)
AltaGas ready to double its export capacity at Ridley Island
AltaGas ready to double its export capacity at Ridley Island
Fairview Terminal expansion receives regulatory approval

Fairview Terminal expansion receives regulatory approval

DP World expects expansion will add 300 jobs at the Prince Rupert facility

Fairview Terminal expansion receives regulatory approval
Skeena Resources, Tahltan prez excited by purchase of Eskay Creek

Skeena Resources, Tahltan prez excited by purchase of Eskay Creek

Skeena gets full control of mine, Barrick gets 12 per cent of Skeena and a one per cent royalty

Skeena Resources, Tahltan prez excited by purchase of Eskay Creek
Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Edible straws one B.C. entrepreneur’s latest weapon in war against plastic

Kat Gellerman has spent more than 20 years working in the food business

Kat Gellerman brings years of experience in the food business to her new store, Chef Sense Supplies, in downtown Courtenay. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A total of 29.9 million tonnes of cargo moved through the PRPA in 2029, 3.2 million tonnes more than 2018. (The Northern View file photo)

Prince Rupert Port Authority predicting record breaking years for the decade

Another record breaking year in cargo volume for Prince Rupert Port Authority

A total of 29.9 million tonnes of cargo moved through the PRPA in 2029, 3.2 million tonnes more than 2018. (The Northern View file photo)
Santa Shops Here! Brought to you by The Northern View and participating businesses.

Only HOURS left for Santa Shops Here grand prize!

Inland Air harbour tour for four up for grabs

  • Dec 12, 2019
Santa Shops Here! Brought to you by The Northern View and participating businesses.
(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)

Gitga’at and LNG Canada announce new Marine Emergency Response and Research Facility in Hartley Bay

LNG Canada providing financial support as committed in 2014 Impact Mitigation and Benefit Agreement

(Contributed/Government of Canada photo)
The AMWAAL was blessed by Sm’ooygit Gitxoon (Hereditary Chief Alex Campbell) and Sm’ooygit Niist’ooyx (Hereditary Chief Clarence Nelson) in the Ts’msyen tradition. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert Port Authority)

New Prince Rupert Port Authority vessel honours Ts’msyen culture

The AMWAAL was blessed by the Lax Kw’alaams hereditary chiefs’ council

The AMWAAL was blessed by Sm’ooygit Gitxoon (Hereditary Chief Alex Campbell) and Sm’ooygit Niist’ooyx (Hereditary Chief Clarence Nelson) in the Ts’msyen tradition. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert Port Authority)
Rob McKay with office manager Melissa Boutilier at The Northern View. Winner in week one of Santa Shops Here. (The Northern View file photo)
Rob McKay with office manager Melissa Boutilier at The Northern View. Winner in week one of Santa Shops Here. (The Northern View file photo)
Left to right: Rotarians Ross McNish, Doug Kydd, Bill Nicholls, Lori Wilson, president of Prince Rupert Rotary, and Brian Munson, chair of 55th Prince Rupert Rotary Auction. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Your Prince Rupert 55th Rotary Auction guide

Online guide to all the items up for bid before Monday’s live auction

  • Nov 15, 2019
Left to right: Rotarians Ross McNish, Doug Kydd, Bill Nicholls, Lori Wilson, president of Prince Rupert Rotary, and Brian Munson, chair of 55th Prince Rupert Rotary Auction. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Old Prince Rupert DQ building has been vacant in since the 1990s. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Long-awaited work begins on the “Dairy Queen building”

Prince Rupert’s derelict building getting stripped to its bones

Old Prince Rupert DQ building has been vacant in since the 1990s. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)