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Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.

Taggart and Killeen depart CTV News Vancouver

Co-anchors exit news outlet amid ‘major refresh’ at station

Former co-anchors Mike Killeen and Tamara Taggart in a CTV News Vancouver promo photo.
The 11th Prince Rupert Scout Group smile at the donation of camping equipment from the Port of Prince Rupert. (Submitted)

New camping gear helps get Scouts outside

Port of Prince Rupert donated $11,040 for the new equipment

The 11th Prince Rupert Scout Group smile at the donation of camping equipment from the Port of Prince Rupert. (Submitted)
Vopak investigates terminal development on Ridley Island

Vopak investigates terminal development on Ridley Island

Port of Prince Rupert says the project for liquid bulk cargoes is in the concept development stage

Vopak investigates terminal development on Ridley Island
Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Northern B.C. rail service is unreliable and inadequate, trade minister says

Bruce Ralston pushes federal minister of transport to ensure reliable supply of rail cars

Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology Bruce Ralson, is asking the federal government to develop plans to improve CN Rail’s services. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Wolverine Terminals plans to build a marine fuelling station in the Prince Rupert harbour to service large vessels coming to the port. (Contributed photo)

What impacts Graham Avenue’s newest neighbour may bring to Prince Rupert

North Coast, B.C. residents can comment on Wolverine Terminals’s project until mid-April

Wolverine Terminals plans to build a marine fuelling station in the Prince Rupert harbour to service large vessels coming to the port. (Contributed photo)
Radiance of the Seas by Royal Caribbean will be the first and largest cruise ship to call on Prince Rupert in 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

25 cruise ships to call on Prince Rupert

Port anticipates the completion of the Atlin promenade project in Cow Bay before May 16

Radiance of the Seas by Royal Caribbean will be the first and largest cruise ship to call on Prince Rupert in 2018. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Minister of Transport Marc Garneau was in Delta on March 12 to announce the federal government will review Canada’s port authorities to “optimize their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.” Results of the review are expected in 2019. (James Smith photo)

Port of Prince Rupert welcomes Garneau announcement

Review intended to optimize Canadian port operations

Minister of Transport Marc Garneau was in Delta on March 12 to announce the federal government will review Canada’s port authorities to “optimize their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.” Results of the review are expected in 2019. (James Smith photo)
International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who visited Prince Rupert’s Fairview Terminal in August 2017, confirmed the successful conclusion to the new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Tuesday, Jan. 23. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Rupert gateway to grow with Trans-Pacific Partnership

Elimination of tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade among 11 countries to benefit port industry

International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, who visited Prince Rupert’s Fairview Terminal in August 2017, confirmed the successful conclusion to the new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on Tuesday, Jan. 23. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
John Reece-Gray was the $1,000 Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Shop Prince Rupert promotion. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Shop Prince Rupert winners

In the past years, more than $250,000 has been spent at Shop Prince Rupert merchants

John Reece-Gray was the $1,000 Grand Prize Winner of the 2017 Shop Prince Rupert promotion. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
The Port of Prince Rupert saw record volumes for 2017 partly due to Phase 2 expansion at Fairview Terminal. (File photo)

Rupert port breaks its own records in 2017

Cargo moving through the Prince Rupert Port Authority grew by 26 per cent from 2016 to 2017

The Port of Prince Rupert saw record volumes for 2017 partly due to Phase 2 expansion at Fairview Terminal. (File photo)
After 53 years in Prince Rupert, Acklands Grainger will close its doors on April 20. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Acklands-Grainger to close after 53 years in Prince Rupert

The supply store will move its business online

After 53 years in Prince Rupert, Acklands Grainger will close its doors on April 20. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
CEO and president of the Port of Prince Rupert, Don Krusel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)                                The former CEO and president of the Port of Prince Rupert, Don Krusel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Port begins search for Krusel’s replacement

The Port of Prince Rupert has had an interim CEO since September 2017

CEO and president of the Port of Prince Rupert, Don Krusel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)                                The former CEO and president of the Port of Prince Rupert, Don Krusel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Esquimalt Drydock has been awarded contracts worth millions of dollars to do upgrades on the Northern Sea Wolf, which will ply the route between Port Hardy and Bella Colola for BC Ferries. Illustration courtesy BC Ferries

Esquimalt Drydock awarded millions in contracts for North Island ferry upgrade

BC Ferries vessel Northern Sea Wolf arrives this week from Athens, Greece

Esquimalt Drydock has been awarded contracts worth millions of dollars to do upgrades on the Northern Sea Wolf, which will ply the route between Port Hardy and Bella Colola for BC Ferries. Illustration courtesy BC Ferries
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Shop Prince Rupert First

Supporting businesses on the North Coast this holiday season

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The Port of Prince Rupert hopes to diversify its business by adding new lines of cargo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

5,400 new jobs expected through Port of Prince Rupert

The 2016 economic impact study projects 5,400 new jobs related to the port in the next decade

The Port of Prince Rupert hopes to diversify its business by adding new lines of cargo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The AltaGas propane export terminal is well under construction at its Ridley Island site. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

AltaGas hires mostly local for construction of its propane terminal

More than 61 per cent of construction workforce for Ridley terminal is from North Coast contractors

The AltaGas propane export terminal is well under construction at its Ridley Island site. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada as business improves

After laying off 1,000 employees starting in 2015 Canada’s largest rail company is on a hiring spree

CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Don Holkestad joins CityWest board of directors. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Holkestad joins CityWest board

The recently retired CEO of CityWest can’t get enough of the technology business

Don Holkestad joins CityWest board of directors. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
B.C. premier John Horgan was given a tour of industrial sized propane tank currently under construction on Ridley Island (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Premier tours Canada’s first West Coast propane terminal in the making

AltaGas offered a tour of its facilities to the Premier John Horgan and other dignitaries on Oct. 22

B.C. premier John Horgan was given a tour of industrial sized propane tank currently under construction on Ridley Island (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Vice president of Wolverine Terminals (left) Mathew Trickey and president, Serge Bisson, at the first open house in Prince Rupert for the proposed marine fuel service project. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Wolverine’s first open house

Questions answered on the Prince Rupert Fuels Service project for the port

Vice president of Wolverine Terminals (left) Mathew Trickey and president, Serge Bisson, at the first open house in Prince Rupert for the proposed marine fuel service project. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)