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Virginia McRae show some of her crafts during the Trading Coast Market in Cow Bay on Sept. 22. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Open market connects Rupert vendors with tourists

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

Virginia McRae show some of her crafts during the Trading Coast Market in Cow Bay on Sept. 22. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The Smokehouse Porter steals a silver from the Canadian Beer Awards. Prince Rupert’s Wheelhouse Brewing Co. owners (left to right) Craig Outhet, Kent Orton and James Witzke scored another award, this time in the smoked beer category. (Submitted)

BC Ale Trail adds Northern Trail to its repertoire

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

The Smokehouse Porter steals a silver from the Canadian Beer Awards. Prince Rupert’s Wheelhouse Brewing Co. owners (left to right) Craig Outhet, Kent Orton and James Witzke scored another award, this time in the smoked beer category. (Submitted)
Small business leaders and entertainers are preparing an open-air market for Saturday, Sept. 22, the same day the ultra-luxury cruise Seabourn Soujourn is arriving in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Outdoor market takes a test drive this Saturday

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

Small business leaders and entertainers are preparing an open-air market for Saturday, Sept. 22, the same day the ultra-luxury cruise Seabourn Soujourn is arriving in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
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CN Rail crews were working on a kilometres-long section of track near Prince Rupert on the Labour Day weekend. (Submitted)

Large CN crew changes rail ties between Prince Rupert and Terrace

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

CN Rail crews were working on a kilometres-long section of track near Prince Rupert on the Labour Day weekend. (Submitted)
Fourth CEO in three years leaves Northern Savings

Fourth CEO in three years leaves Northern Savings

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

Fourth CEO in three years leaves Northern Savings
Paul Vendittelli, board chair of the Prince Rupert Airport Authority and manager of transportation and economic development for the City of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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

Paul Vendittelli, board chair of the Prince Rupert Airport Authority and manager of transportation and economic development for the City of Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Nearly half of the seafood sold in Canada is mislabelled, states a new study by an ocean protection group. But a fish processing plant in Prince Rupert takes its own measures to ensure proper labelling. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

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

Nearly half of the seafood sold in Canada is mislabelled, states a new study by an ocean protection group. But a fish processing plant in Prince Rupert takes its own measures to ensure proper labelling. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Chantelle Shaw gives feedback on how she would like to see Third Avenue developed in the future during the pop up market on Aug. 24. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Downtown pop up market in Prince Rupert

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

Chantelle Shaw gives feedback on how she would like to see Third Avenue developed in the future during the pop up market on Aug. 24. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert City Hall. (File photo)

Rupert Redesign moves to second phase

Phase 2 involves creating strategies to implement feedback collect from community

Prince Rupert City Hall. (File photo)
Leverkusen Express, a container ship with 13,000 TEU capacity, has added the Port of Prince Rupert as one of its North American ports of call. (Port of Prince Rupert photo)

Service upgrade at Prince Rupert port allows for growth

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

Leverkusen Express, a container ship with 13,000 TEU capacity, has added the Port of Prince Rupert as one of its North American ports of call. (Port of Prince Rupert photo)
Potential sale of Ridley Terminals concerning to Rupert council

Potential sale of Ridley Terminals concerning to Rupert council

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

Potential sale of Ridley Terminals concerning to Rupert council
Owner John Turpin aboard MV Gikumi, B.C.’s first whale watching boat, in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

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

Owner John Turpin aboard MV Gikumi, B.C.’s first whale watching boat, in Prince Rupert. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Cullen calls sale of Ridley Terminals ‘short-sighted’

Cullen calls sale of Ridley Terminals ‘short-sighted’

MP Nathan Cullen disagrees with selling the North Coast, B.C., coal terminal

Cullen calls sale of Ridley Terminals ‘short-sighted’
Ridley Terminals Inc. in Prince Rupert, B.C., is up for sale in the fall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Government plans to sell Ridley Terminals this fall

Transport Canada has announced its divesting from the federally-owned coal terminal in Prince Rupert

Ridley Terminals Inc. in Prince Rupert, B.C., is up for sale in the fall. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Pembina broke ground on its Watson Island propane terminal on July 23, 2018. (City of Prince Rupert)

Pembina to begin construction on Watson Island

Work on propane export facility on City of Prince Rupert land can start as of June 23

Pembina broke ground on its Watson Island propane terminal on July 23, 2018. (City of Prince Rupert)
Gillian Kirk, Liza Aboud, Catherine Wade and Melanie Mackay are on the board of directors for Ridley Terminals Inc. and were present at the annual public meeting on July 17, 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Equality and more jobs in coal terminal’s future

Ridley Terminals Inc. shipments out of Prince Rupert increased by 90 per cent in 2017

Gillian Kirk, Liza Aboud, Catherine Wade and Melanie Mackay are on the board of directors for Ridley Terminals Inc. and were present at the annual public meeting on July 17, 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A year after Vopak took a 30 per cent interest in the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal project with AltaGas Ltd. the company is proposing to build another propane project in the same area. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Third propane project for North Coast B.C.

Vopak is proposing to build a storage tank on Ridley Island for natural gas products

A year after Vopak took a 30 per cent interest in the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal project with AltaGas Ltd. the company is proposing to build another propane project in the same area. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Ridley Terminals Inc. plans to expand its existing berth to accommodate future growth. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Ridley Terminals moves ahead with expansion project

With coal volumes increasing, RTI wants to be able to load two vessels simultaneously

Ridley Terminals Inc. plans to expand its existing berth to accommodate future growth. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Crystal Symphony is the largest cruise ship to call on Prince Rupert in 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Biggest cruise ship to call on Prince Rupert in 2018

922 people visited Prince Rupert on July 5 via Crystal Symphony

Crystal Symphony is the largest cruise ship to call on Prince Rupert in 2018. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)