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Propane, coal and port expansion helped economy stabilize: says NDIT report

Second annual State of the North report released by Northern Development Initiative Trust

Investigating change to B.C.’s fishing licence and quota system

MP Ken Hardie hears from fish harvesters how corporations are favoured under current regime

Prince Rupert gives public notice of Cannabis Retail application

The High Culture Shop Inc. has applied to open a cannabis retail store in Five Corners

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AltaGas makes first propane shipment from northern B.C.
Dog owners, vets concerned after some dog foods possibly linked to heart problems
Alberta to hold $2.5M inquiry into funding for oil and gas opponents
Cannabis edibles may drive up life insurance premiums

Thrift store switches charity focus from cats to seniors

Now and Then Northern Treasures, once Paws and Claws, to support Prince Rupert’s senior centre

  • Jan 10, 2019

Impacts on businesses under ongoing boil water notice

Some Prince Rupert businesses look to install filtration systems to avoid future hiccups

AltaGas operator program celebrates graduating class

Eleven students completed the 6-month program at Coast Mountain College

WCC LNG withdraws from environmental process

LNG project made the announcement one year after closing its Prince Rupert office

Coastal GasLink turned away by Gitdumden checkpoint

First Nations LNG Alliance stress cooperation as CGL unable to deliver interim injunction.

Fairview Terminal reaches 1 million TEU milestone

Port of Prince Rupert reached the mark on Dec. 18 with a load of lumber from Prince George

Canadians increasingly recognize the value of marine shipping

An Angus Reid study found 55 per cent of Canadians recognized marine shipping’s importance

CityWest pays $400,000 to the City of Prince Rupert

Annual distribution payments since 2005 now total $7.5-million

Entrepreneur’s wearable Indigenous art appears on Dragons’ Den tonight

Gitxsan artist, Shar Wilson pitched her clothing company, Finawear to the popular show in the spring

After 30 years Metlakatla Development Corporation releases economic impact report

B.C. First Nation corporation has created 220 jobs in the region and $9.6-million in wages

Prince Rupert taxi services not worried about ride-hailing services

Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft will be available in B.C. with insurance by the end of 2019

Metlakatla, Lax Kw’alaams to receive 10 per cent stake in Ridley Terminal sale

Sale of RTI coal terminal expected to be completed by summer 2019

LNG panel featured at First Nations business forum

Fourth annual Nation2Nation forum expanded over two-days

Annunciation School students put on their business hats

Prince Rupert Grade 8 students participated in a student business fair on Oct. 24

Prince Rupert port expansion project receives construction award

Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc., BEL Contracting and Houle electric each received silver honours

Part 3: Death of Retail — What are we doing about it?

Part Three of a series investigating the shrinking retail sector on the North Coast of B.C.

Ørsted drops partnership with NaiKun Wind Energy

Proposed offshore wind farm in Hecate Strait is still in the development phase

  • Oct 24, 2018