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CityWest sent out notices to all its customers with residential phone service informing them that they have been accidentally overcharging them on PST since 2013. Residents must apply to the Ministry of Finance for reimbursement. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

CityWest mistakenly overcharging customers on PST since 2013

Prince Rupert’s telecommunications company sent out notices to residents informing them of the error

CityWest sent out notices to all its customers with residential phone service informing them that they have been accidentally overcharging them on PST since 2013. Residents must apply to the Ministry of Finance for reimbursement. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Taylor Reidlinger, Jordan MacDonald and Morgan Sage presented the work they have performed over the past eight months with the North Coast Innovation Lab. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Master students in Prince Rupert share their findings for a more sustainable city

Students with Ecotrust Canada’s North Coast Innovation Lab showcase their work at Lester Centre

Taylor Reidlinger, Jordan MacDonald and Morgan Sage presented the work they have performed over the past eight months with the North Coast Innovation Lab. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Naikun Wind Energy Group, announced on Wednesday that they signed an offer with a major offshore wind development company to develop wind resources in Hecate Strait. (file photo Flickr)

Wind project between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert moves forward once more

Naikun Wind Energy Group announced partnership with major offshore wind development company

Naikun Wind Energy Group, announced on Wednesday that they signed an offer with a major offshore wind development company to develop wind resources in Hecate Strait. (file photo Flickr)
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The ore processing mill at the Red Chris copper and gold mine located south of Iskut and east of Hwy 37. (File photo)

Australian gold mining giant acquires Red Chris mine

Newcrest now owns 70 per cent of the mine south of Iskut and operatorship

The ore processing mill at the Red Chris copper and gold mine located south of Iskut and east of Hwy 37. (File photo)
The existing site is set for demolition later this month. (Rupert Lawn & Garden photo)

Rupert Lawn and Garden awards build contract for new site to Prince Rupert firm

Garden centre also set to announce temporary location while construction takes place

The existing site is set for demolition later this month. (Rupert Lawn & Garden photo)
A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, 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. (photo by Natalie Bowes)

Indigenous peoples to have one more voice at the table

Coast Funds announced a new shareholder proxy voting system

A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, 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. (photo by Natalie Bowes)
(Rupert Lawn & Garden photo)

New centre for Rupert Lawn and Garden

Work to begin soon on the site

(Rupert Lawn & Garden photo)
Stewart World Port photo

Stewart port receives $13 million for export expansion

The federal government has approved $13.1 million in infrastructure spending at the…

Stewart World Port photo
Jordan MacDonald, intern with Ecotrust Canada, and Alicia Garcia, one of the trainers with Hectate Strait, are hoping to wheel in enough customers at the pop-up Trading Coast Store, to develop a sustainable space to provide hands-on training opportunities for people seeking work in the retail business.

“More than just a hello”: Pilot project hoping to better train up-and-coming business owners

Hecate Strait and Ecotrust Canada partner on social enterprise opportunity in Prince Rupert

Jordan MacDonald, intern with Ecotrust Canada, and Alicia Garcia, one of the trainers with Hectate Strait, are hoping to wheel in enough customers at the pop-up Trading Coast Store, to develop a sustainable space to provide hands-on training opportunities for people seeking work in the retail business.
Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)
Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)
The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice

The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice

It’s that time of year again! Vote online or at the Prince Rupert office before noon on Aug. 30

  • Aug 1, 2019
The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice
Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)                                Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)

Business briefs: Prince Rupert seeking contractor for landfill, Lax Kw’alaams getting HDTV

Subsea fibre-optic cable from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert, public bids for city work

Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)                                Prince Rupert Landfill Site is ready to hire the right construction crew for its expansion. (File photo)
Prince Rupert’s Skeena Taxi manager unconcerned by B.C.’s ride hailing regulations

Prince Rupert’s Skeena Taxi manager unconcerned by B.C.’s ride hailing regulations

Skeena Taxi and ride hailing services have differences in operating models

Prince Rupert’s Skeena Taxi manager unconcerned by B.C.’s ride hailing regulations
An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)

Weed be good together: Clarity Cannabis now hiring for store in Prince Rupert

The store is expected to open in September, construction willing

An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)
The Voices of Commerce roundtable had a series of workshops dedicated to various issues related to Prince Rupert. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce roundtable draws innovate ideas for the city

Participants floated their thoughts for city improvements in a number of areas

The Voices of Commerce roundtable had a series of workshops dedicated to various issues related to Prince Rupert. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Alison Brunelle stands outside of her Four Seasons Flower Shop on its final day of business on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Last of the small time florists in Prince Rupert

Alison Brunelle of Four Seasons Flowers hangs up her shears after decades of service and memories

Alison Brunelle stands outside of her Four Seasons Flower Shop on its final day of business on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
An aerial shot of the AltaGas propane terminal construction on Ridley Island last June. (Submitted)

Another positive year for Ridley Terminal, coal shipments leading the way

Ridley Terminals Inc. held their annual meeting on Tuesday, June 18

An aerial shot of the AltaGas propane terminal construction on Ridley Island last June. (Submitted)
West Coast Launch Ltd., a Prince Rupert family marine transportation business, has launched its second catamaran, the Aurora. (West Coast Launch Ltd. photo)

Prince Rupert marine business adds second catamaran to its fleet

100-passenger Aurora was launched this year for the Rio Tinto Kemano tunnel project

  • Jun 17, 2019
West Coast Launch Ltd., a Prince Rupert family marine transportation business, has launched its second catamaran, the Aurora. (West Coast Launch Ltd. photo)
The Zorba’s Tavern mural was painted over last week to make way for new business. The Greek restaurant, established in 1985, will be closing down at the end of June, one year shy of their 35th anniversary. (Google Street View)

Pizzeria replacing Zorba’s Taverna at the end of the month

The iconic quirky mural from Prince Rupert’s Greek restaurant was painted over this week

The Zorba’s Tavern mural was painted over last week to make way for new business. The Greek restaurant, established in 1985, will be closing down at the end of June, one year shy of their 35th anniversary. (Google Street View)
Prince Rupert volunteer cruise ship ambassadors Maggie Diehl, left, Ennis Green, and Gesine Gaube welcome the passengers from the silver muse on Tuesday, June 4. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Silver Muse makes inaugural call on Prince Rupert

Three cruise ships in seven days to call on Northland Terminal

Prince Rupert volunteer cruise ship ambassadors Maggie Diehl, left, Ennis Green, and Gesine Gaube welcome the passengers from the silver muse on Tuesday, June 4. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)