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AltaGas makes first propane shipment from northern B.C.

AltaGas makes first propane shipment from northern B.C.

Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal is the first of its kind on the west coast of Canada

AltaGas makes first propane shipment from northern B.C.
The our city is born mural on Fraser Street

Redesigning Prince Rupert: former Vancouver city planner to help craft a master plan

DP World, Port of Prince Rupert and stakeholders add muscle to the Redesign Rupert project

The our city is born mural on Fraser Street
Marilyn Wolfe, Scott Simpson, Devin Wall, Travis Wilson, Kitimat mayor Phil Germuth and Chris Armstrong. (Photo Gerry Leibel)

CityWest officially launches its storefront in Kitimat

The event also raised over $500 for the Humane Society

Marilyn Wolfe, Scott Simpson, Devin Wall, Travis Wilson, Kitimat mayor Phil Germuth and Chris Armstrong. (Photo Gerry Leibel)
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City West officially launches its storefront in Kitimat

City West officially launches its storefront in Kitimat

The event also raised over $500 for the Humane Society

City West officially launches its storefront in Kitimat
In a press release issued today, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced the completion of a container terminal master plan that outlines the potential of future container terminal capacity and sequencing of development at the Port of Prince Rupert. The planning work identifies the long-term potential to develop 6 – 7 million TEUs of capacity through the development of multiple terminals at the Port of Prince Rupert.
In a press release issued today, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced the completion of a container terminal master plan that outlines the potential of future container terminal capacity and sequencing of development at the Port of Prince Rupert. The planning work identifies the long-term potential to develop 6 – 7 million TEUs of capacity through the development of multiple terminals at the Port of Prince Rupert.
When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

When did you last sit and read a newspaper? (Wiki Commons)
Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)

Northwest entrepreneurs pitch their plans for cash prizes

ThriveNorth announces 12 finalists in this year’s business challenge

Some of the winners from the 2017 ThriveNorth Business Challenge. (file photo)
Bryton Group is selling its 30-acres of land in Prince Rupert for $24 million after abandoning the Oceanview Development Property project. (File photo)

Oceanview Development land up for $24M in Prince Rupert

Bryton Group is selling its 30 acre undeveloped property near BC Ferries Terminal

Bryton Group is selling its 30-acres of land in Prince Rupert for $24 million after abandoning the Oceanview Development Property project. (File photo)
Rupert Square Mall manager Maggie Viviers stands in the proposed location on the north side of the Prince Rupert Square Mall for the A&W restaurant. Viviers said many of the cars that park there currently do so illegally. Inset, a rendering of the proposed drive-thru restaurant.

Plans to bring A&W to Prince Rupert go cold

The city has closed the permit application due to traffic, parking and view cone concerns

Rupert Square Mall manager Maggie Viviers stands in the proposed location on the north side of the Prince Rupert Square Mall for the A&W restaurant. Viviers said many of the cars that park there currently do so illegally. Inset, a rendering of the proposed drive-thru restaurant.
BC Cannabis Store has applied to set up a location in Prince Rupert from inside the BC Liquor Store. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Cannabis Store wants to alter BC Liquor Store in Prince Rupert

If approved, this would be the third non-medical marijuana store in the city

BC Cannabis Store has applied to set up a location in Prince Rupert from inside the BC Liquor Store. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Proposed location for Wolverine Terminals’ Prince Rupert Marine Fuels project. (Submitted)

Wolverine’s eco-fuel station for cargo ships takes a big step forward

The business would provide low-sulphur fuel to container ships within the Port of Prince Rupert

Proposed location for Wolverine Terminals’ Prince Rupert Marine Fuels project. (Submitted)
Zim Shipping containers arrived at Fairview Terminal for its inaugural call on Wednesday, March 27. (Lonnie Wishart photo)

Major shipping service added to Port of Prince Rupert

Fairview Container Terminal welcomes its first visit from Zim Integrated Shipping Services

Zim Shipping containers arrived at Fairview Terminal for its inaugural call on Wednesday, March 27. (Lonnie Wishart photo)
Shaun Stevenson, CEO and president at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert president on growing trade in 2019

CEO Shaun Stevenson presents on the connector road, Fairview expansion, Vopak and Wolverine fuels

Shaun Stevenson, CEO and president at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The newly elected Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, with directors Ray Pedersen, Nathan Randall, Leanne Enns and Michael Gurney. Absent in the photo is the new vice president, Carl Sampson, directors Lisa Girbav, Riley McNiece, Rory Gowler and Shelby Sullivan. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert elects 2019 chamber of commerce board

The new president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, is the branch manager at BMO

The newly elected Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce president, Michelle Boomars-MacNeill, with directors Ray Pedersen, Nathan Randall, Leanne Enns and Michael Gurney. Absent in the photo is the new vice president, Carl Sampson, directors Lisa Girbav, Riley McNiece, Rory Gowler and Shelby Sullivan. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)

Clarity Cannabis to fill empty Third Avenue store

City of Prince Rupert has approved of a second marijuana retail shop

An example of what it looks like inside a Clarity Cannabis retail shop. (Michael Forbes submitted photo)
CityWest to reopen its Kitimat office

CityWest to reopen its Kitimat office

The company anticipates growth in demand for services with LNG Canada’s project

CityWest to reopen its Kitimat office
A rendering of the Vopak tidewater access terminal proposed for Ridley Island from water, presented to Port Edward Council at their March 12 regular meeting. (Source: Vopak presentation)

Port Edward councillors raise Vopak emergency preparedness concerns

At the March 12 meeting councillor Kristoff said “nobody’s ready” for the increased rail traffic

A rendering of the Vopak tidewater access terminal proposed for Ridley Island from water, presented to Port Edward Council at their March 12 regular meeting. (Source: Vopak presentation)
Coastal Shellfish Great Bear Scallops cooking in Wheelhouse Brewing mash for a new “Great Bear Scallop Stout.” (Craig Outhet photo)

Wheelhouse Brewing releases new Great Bear Scallop Stout

Wheelhouse collaborated with Coastal Shellfish to brew the briny St. Patrick’s Day beer

Coastal Shellfish Great Bear Scallops cooking in Wheelhouse Brewing mash for a new “Great Bear Scallop Stout.” (Craig Outhet photo)
AltaGas terminal during the construction phase in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

B.C.’s first propane export terminal ready this spring

AltaGas expects the first cargo will leave the terminal in the second quarter of 2019

AltaGas terminal during the construction phase in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Dale Horne (right) took over ownership of Johnny’s Machine Shop on March 1, just before the shop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Johnny Basso (centre) founded the shop in 1969 and eldest son Rob had been the owner for the past 20 years. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Johnny’s Machine Shop will turn 50 under new ownership

Rob, son of shop founder Johnny Basso, passes torch to Dale Horne

Dale Horne (right) took over ownership of Johnny’s Machine Shop on March 1, just before the shop celebrates its 50th anniversary. Johnny Basso (centre) founded the shop in 1969 and eldest son Rob had been the owner for the past 20 years. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)