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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

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

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

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
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NDP demands COVID-19 bailout for airlines
Alberta opens up more businesses as COVID-19 cases decline
Analyst: 'A perfect storm' oil, virus halts trading
Feds warned that agriculture sector near tipping point due to blockades
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)
Meet the other two-thirds of our reporters in the Northwest and our beloved Nellie the gecko named after Nellie Bly. (Terrace Standard file photo)

WATCH: #newspapersmatter to other newspapers. Meet the other two-thirds of our regional team and of course Nellie the gecko

Meet the faces from Prince Rupert, Terrace and Kitimat that appear in your weekly paper

  • Oct 7, 2019
Meet the other two-thirds of our reporters in the Northwest and our beloved Nellie the gecko named after Nellie Bly. (Terrace Standard file photo)
The Northern View would like to thank all our readers for the trust and support they have given us for more than a decade. (The Northern View file photo)
The Northern View would like to thank all our readers for the trust and support they have given us for more than a decade. (The Northern View file photo)
Thank you to everyone who voted in The Northern View’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019. (The Northern View)

And the winners of The Northern View’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are…

Find out who Prince Rupert voted as this year’s best of the best

Thank you to everyone who voted in The Northern View’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019. (The Northern View)
Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)

Molly Wickham endorses Skeena-Bulkley Valley Green candidate Mike Sawyer

In July, Wickham filed a lawsuit against CGL over the destruction of the Gidimt’en checkpoint camp

Stikine MLA and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson (right) meets with Gidimt’en checkpoint spokesperson Molly Wickham (left) and Unist’ot’en and Gidimt’en supporter Mel Bazil in January. Wickham endorsed Green Party candidate Mike Sawyer for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding in a video that was posted to Sawyer’s campaign website and Facebook page on Wednesday. (Twitter photo)
Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (Natalie Bowes photo)

Coast Funds announces three First Nations women to board of directors

All three members were appointed at the organization’s annual general meeting

Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (Natalie Bowes photo)