Local Business

Part 2: Online shopping, taxes and labour pressure on Rupert’s retail

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

Northern Savings buys old Dairy Queen building

Old Prince Rupert DQ building has been vacant in since the 1990s

Cannabis is legal, what does that mean in Prince Rupert

A review of the city’s new bylaw, the province’s online sales, what can be grown, and what not to do

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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

City approves Pembina work camp on Watson Island

Approval still subject to referrals from the Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of Environment

Part 1: Death of Retail in Prince Rupert

A three-part series that investigates the shrinking retail sector on the North Coast of B.C.

Council tends to weed business growth in Prince Rupert

Cannabis businesses to be allowed in the downtown area and along Cow Bay

Province asked to review port tax cap

Prince Rupert one of the municipalities asking for more grant assistance

Vopak hosts open house

Rupertites had an opportunity to ask questions and get feedback on the project Sept. 26

Open market connects Rupert vendors with tourists

An outdoor market was held in Cow Bay on Sept. 22 to help promote local artisans

BC Ale Trail adds Northern Trail to its repertoire

Breweries in Prince Rupert, Terrace to Valemount featured in new tourism initiative

Outdoor market takes a test drive this Saturday

Prince Rupert’s business community looks to boost the tourism economy on cruise ship day

Large CN crew changes rail ties between Prince Rupert and Terrace

Upgrades part of CN’s $340M investment in the province this year

Fourth CEO in three years leaves Northern Savings

Fay Booker is the fourth chief executive officer to leave the credit union since 2015

One year after city takeover, Prince Rupert airport speeds up services

Improvements made after changing the constitution to the Airport Society to include city staff

Stringent seafood labelling system at North Coast fish plant

Aero Trading and Fukasaku respond to Oceana study that states 44% of fish products are mislabelled

VIDEO: Downtown pop up market in Prince Rupert

Third Avenue fair was part of the Redesign Rupert Phase 2 launch

Rupert Redesign moves to second phase

Phase 2 involves creating strategies to implement feedback collect from community

Service upgrade at Prince Rupert port allows for growth

Leverkusen Express, a container ship with 13,200 TEU capacity, to call on Fairview Terminal

Potential sale of Ridley Terminals concerning to Rupert council

B.C. coal terminal presents plans to expand its berth to City of Prince Rupert

B.C.’s first whale watching boat now calls Prince Rupert home

MV Gikumi pioneered the whale watching industry in B.C. and has been upgraded for 2019