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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)
The Port of Prince Rupert’s Atlin Promenade officially opened on June 20. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Walk this way: Port officially opens Atlin Promenade

Prince Rupert’s waterfront access was extended with a ribbon cutting ceremony June 20

The Port of Prince Rupert’s Atlin Promenade officially opened on June 20. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Phase 2B of the Fairview Container Terminal expansion was announced in Prince Rupert on June 19. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert announces Fairview Phase 2B expansion

DP World’s terminal expansion will increase capacity to 1.8 million TEUs a year

  • Jun 19, 2018
Phase 2B of the Fairview Container Terminal expansion was announced in Prince Rupert on June 19. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Shaun Stevenson was named the Port of Prince Rupert’s new president and CEO on June 19. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert names Shaun Stevenson as new CEO

Stevenson has worked for the port for 21 years as vice president of trade development

Shaun Stevenson was named the Port of Prince Rupert’s new president and CEO on June 19. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
CityWest was awarded for their Next Generation Network in School District 52. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

CityWest school project earns an innovation award from B.C.

School District 52’s internet and network was upgraded for easier access

CityWest was awarded for their Next Generation Network in School District 52. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
City Furniture awarded Retailer of the Year for Western Canada in 2018. (Submitted)

City Furniture wins award for helping turn houses into homes

Prince Rupert-based store honoured by award from the Canadian Home Furnishings Alliance

  • Jun 14, 2018
City Furniture awarded Retailer of the Year for Western Canada in 2018. (Submitted)
CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN changes its position on sharing spraying methods with B.C. government

Chief legal officer for CN Rail says the company is now cooperating with the province

CN Rail changes its stance on submitting a spray management plan to the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
BC Eat Local campaign program manager Tasmin Scholz (left), flew to Prince Rupert to meet owners of participating restaurants including chef Daisuke Fukasaku (right), who aims to promote sustainability and healthy eating by choosing B.C. ingredients for his menu. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Eat local campaign visits Prince Rupert

Three North Coast restaurants take part in a campaign to promote using B.C. harvested food

BC Eat Local campaign program manager Tasmin Scholz (left), flew to Prince Rupert to meet owners of participating restaurants including chef Daisuke Fukasaku (right), who aims to promote sustainability and healthy eating by choosing B.C. ingredients for his menu. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
CN announced $340 million in upgrades to rail infrastructure is coming to B.C. in 2018. (File photo)

CN Rail to invest $340M in B.C. in 2018

Upgrades to track infrastructure planned between Prince Rupert and Jasper

CN announced $340 million in upgrades to rail infrastructure is coming to B.C. in 2018. (File photo)
Port of Prince Rupert trade doing well in first four months of 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Trade continues to increase through Port of Prince Rupert

In first four months of 2018, thousands more tonnes of cargo moved through the North Coast terminals

Port of Prince Rupert trade doing well in first four months of 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Fries and Pies co-owner Terrance Paul talks with the province’s regional economic operations regional manager Marc von der Gonna during the City of Prince Rupert’s business walk on May 17, 2018. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Business Walk returns to gauge business climate in Prince Rupert

Volunteers went business-to-business on May 17 to get feedback from owners and managers

Fries and Pies co-owner Terrance Paul talks with the province’s regional economic operations regional manager Marc von der Gonna during the City of Prince Rupert’s business walk on May 17, 2018. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
CN Rail’s first quarter was down four per cent in 2018. (Emelie Peacock / Black Press)

CN Rail volumes increasing after poor first quarter

Port of Prince Rupert’s intermodal trade helping CN Rail bounce back from hard winter

CN Rail’s first quarter was down four per cent in 2018. (Emelie Peacock / Black Press)
The new public kayak float is expected to be finished in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The new public kayak float is expected to be finished in May 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Ridley Terminals Inc. presented its 2016 financial report to the public on August 9th. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Report finds failures in governance at Ridley Terminals

Auditor general report outlines shortcomings by senior management at Prince Rupert’s coal terminal

Ridley Terminals Inc. presented its 2016 financial report to the public on August 9th. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Charmayne Carlson, the owner of Dolly’s Fish Market, kicked off the business’s first open day of 2018 with a free meal to everyone who helped the market reopen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Dolly’s Fish Market reopens after fire

After six months, the seafood business is open seven days a week on Cow Bay Road

Charmayne Carlson, the owner of Dolly’s Fish Market, kicked off the business’s first open day of 2018 with a free meal to everyone who helped the market reopen. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Metlakatla is looking at large-scale production capacity for shellfish aquaculture. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Metlakatla awarded $375,000 for shellfish aquaculture

Northern Development funds were announced in late April for five projects

Metlakatla is looking at large-scale production capacity for shellfish aquaculture. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A grizzly bear cub in the Khutzeymateen Inlet. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

North Coast day tours to provide extra flights to residents this June

A glimpse at the highs and lows of the 2018 Prince Rupert tourism season

A grizzly bear cub in the Khutzeymateen Inlet. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A motor vehicle incident involving a dump truck has knocked out power for more than 100 customers in Prince Rupert. (Philip Grayson photo)
A motor vehicle incident involving a dump truck has knocked out power for more than 100 customers in Prince Rupert. (Philip Grayson photo)
Westview pellet terminal in Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry

Canadian biomass company to sell 70,000 metric tonnes annually to Japan by end of 2019

Westview pellet terminal in Prince Rupert. (File photo)