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Neptune Inn in 2017. (File photo)

Warburtons will rehabilitate Neptune Inn with a twist

Couple is conceptualizing the project while waiting to get back on the Prince Rupert council agenda

Neptune Inn in 2017. (File photo)
Coastal Shellfish CEO Michael Uehara holds up an adult scallop grown at their hatchery. The First Nations-owned company acquired their shellfish processing license this week. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)

Indigenous-owned sustainable scallop farm gets licence

Prince Rupert-based Coastal Shellfish is providing jobs and fresh scallops for local markets

Coastal Shellfish CEO Michael Uehara holds up an adult scallop grown at their hatchery. The First Nations-owned company acquired their shellfish processing license this week. (Karissa Gall/The Northern View)
Westview pellet terminal in Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Impact on Westview terminal uncertain after Alberta fire

Pinnacle pellet production offline until March

Westview pellet terminal in Prince Rupert. (File photo)
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Clarity Cannabis BC Ltd. has submitted its application to the LCRB for a licence that will be located at 528 Third Avenue West. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

More businesses apply for Cannabis retail licences

Hive Cannabis Inc. and Clarity Cannabis BC Ltd. have recently made applications to the LCRB

Clarity Cannabis BC Ltd. has submitted its application to the LCRB for a licence that will be located at 528 Third Avenue West. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route. TransCanada map

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project searches for partners

TransCanada is renewing permits for its natural gas pipeline project to North Coast.

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route. TransCanada map
Unist’ot’en claim to have found these stone tools on a site Coastal GasLink is preparing for a construction camp near Houston B.C. (Facebook photo)

Coastal GasLink stops work to investigate archaeological find

OGC archaeologists are en route to the Houston-area site where Unist’ot’en report finding stone tools

Unist’ot’en claim to have found these stone tools on a site Coastal GasLink is preparing for a construction camp near Houston B.C. (Facebook photo)
Tsetsaut Ventures Ltd’s George Simpson (left) with Pretivm president, CEO and director Joseph Ovsenek in 2013, before the Brucejack Mine was developed. (Indigenous Business and Investment Council photo)

TSKLH Nation sues Province over Brucejack mine revenue sharing

The Tsetsaut/Skii km Lax Ha seeks to assert rights and title in the area around Pretivm gold mine.

Tsetsaut Ventures Ltd’s George Simpson (left) with Pretivm president, CEO and director Joseph Ovsenek in 2013, before the Brucejack Mine was developed. (Indigenous Business and Investment Council photo)
Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (CGL photo)

Coastal GasLink prepares sites of construction work camps

Unist’ot’en condemn 14 ‘man camps’ housing 500-800 workers as threatening safety of women and children

Coastal GasLink is building 14 construction camps to house workers along the route of its pipeline. (CGL photo)
B.C.’s coal terminal expansion to accommodate diversification

B.C.’s coal terminal expansion to accommodate diversification

Ridley Terminals kicked off 30-day consultation with open houses in Prince Rupert and Port Edward

B.C.’s coal terminal expansion to accommodate diversification
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Prince Rupert not ready for commercial cannabis yet

City has yet to form policy on growing cannabis for commercial sale

(Black Press Media file)
Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)

Pembina approves next phase in its pipeline expansion

Ultimate vision to transport natural gas liquids across the Peace Region and northern B.C.

Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)
BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

BC Ferries’ Northern Expedition. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
DP World’s Fairview Terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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

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

DP World’s Fairview Terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Gillnetters at Port Edward Harbour in July 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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

Gillnetters at Port Edward Harbour in July 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The City of Prince Rupert posted a public notice about that The High Culture Shop Inc. has submitted its application to the province for a retail cannabis sales licence at Five Corners. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

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

The City of Prince Rupert posted a public notice about that The High Culture Shop Inc. has submitted its application to the province for a retail cannabis sales licence at Five Corners. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Gary Gunther, manager of the new thrift store, Now and Then Northern Treasures is appreciative of all the support being received by the community.

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
Gary Gunther, manager of the new thrift store, Now and Then Northern Treasures is appreciative of all the support being received by the community.
John Viviers, owner of Dumela Coffee and Ice Cream in Rupert Square Mall, proactively closed his new business for four days after the boil water notice, until the environmental health officer ensured that his water was safe for hot drinks. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Impacts on businesses under ongoing boil water notice

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

John Viviers, owner of Dumela Coffee and Ice Cream in Rupert Square Mall, proactively closed his new business for four days after the boil water notice, until the environmental health officer ensured that his water was safe for hot drinks. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Graduates from the AltaGas Operator Training Program stand outside Coast Mountain College alongside their instructor Leo Rutherford. Having completed the program, the graduates will have an opportunity to apply for an entry level position at the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal once its construction is complete. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

AltaGas operator program celebrates graduating class

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

Graduates from the AltaGas Operator Training Program stand outside Coast Mountain College alongside their instructor Leo Rutherford. Having completed the program, the graduates will have an opportunity to apply for an entry level position at the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal once its construction is complete. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
A rendering of the proposed WCC LNG project in Seal Cove, Prince Rupert. (Contributed by WCC LNG Holdings Ltd.)

WCC LNG withdraws from environmental process

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

A rendering of the proposed WCC LNG project in Seal Cove, Prince Rupert. (Contributed by WCC LNG Holdings Ltd.)
Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo

Coastal GasLink turned away by Gitdumden checkpoint

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

Setting up the Gitdumden checkpoint.                                Twitter photo