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The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 39th annual Prince Rupert Harley Riders Poker Ride and Toy Run was held on Sept. 26. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Chad McKay grabs an iced halibut out of storage at Dolly’s Fish Market in Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept. 10, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Heidi Bellis of Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club strokes her talent at practice on April 27, after winning the silver medal in the 11-12 girls 100-metre butterfly in the Virtual North & Interior Divisional Championships held in April in a new online format. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Prince Rupert Northern View)
Heidi Bellis of Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club strokes her talent at practice on April 27, after winning the silver medal in the 11-12 girls 100-metre butterfly in the Virtual North & Interior Divisional Championships held in April in a new online format. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Prince Rupert Northern View)
More than 40 people were vaccinated on Sept. 8 at a pop-up vaccination clinic located in the Coast Mountain College parking lot in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
More than 40 people were vaccinated on Sept. 8 at a pop-up vaccination clinic located in the Coast Mountain College parking lot in Prince Rupert. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)

Vote projection: NDP’s Bachrach heavy favourite in Skeena—Bulkley Valley

Incumbent candidate given a 99 per cent chance of holding northwest B.C. seat, per 338Canada

Skeena-Bulkley Valley candidates for the 2021 federal election (clockwise from top left): Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal), Adeana Young (Green Party), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage). (Black Press Media composite image)
A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A fishing vessel unloads near the ferry terminal in Prince Rupert on June 25. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Some people in the line-up were happy for the sunny and dry weather. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Some people in the line-up were happy for the sunny and dry weather. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Store manager Chris Bishop as well as Sandra Sears, whose family members vape to help their health issues, are concerned for about what it means if vape flavourings are limited to three choices. Sept. 2, 2021, in Prince Rupert B.C. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Store manager Chris Bishop as well as Sandra Sears, whose family members vape to help their health issues, are concerned for about what it means if vape flavourings are limited to three choices. Sept. 2, 2021, in Prince Rupert B.C. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Elections Canada Office can be found at 125 First Ave. W., suite 115. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Geoff Butt, pastor of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army Church on Sept. 7, stands where the new kitchen facilities will be built to assist the soup kitchen meals. One unfortunate surprise found during renovations was a “giant” hole found under the flooring that will have to be filled. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Geoff Butt, pastor of the Prince Rupert Salvation Army Church on Sept. 7, stands where the new kitchen facilities will be built to assist the soup kitchen meals. One unfortunate surprise found during renovations was a “giant” hole found under the flooring that will have to be filled. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)

VIDEO: Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates spar over northwest issues during debate

Event featured five of six candidates for Sept. 20 federal election

Skeena—Bulkley Valley candidates at the R.E.M. Lee Theatre on Sept.7, 2021 for the all candidates debate. From left to right: Adeana Young (Green Party, on screen), Jody Craven (PPC), Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Rod Taylor (CHP) and Claire Rattée (CPC). (Thom Barker/Smithers Interior News)
Meals grown from the produce of the community garden were available for guests at the grand opening in downtown Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept 3, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Meals grown from the produce of the community garden were available for guests at the grand opening in downtown Prince Rupert B.C., on Sept 3, 2021. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
CIHL games for the 2021/2022 season will see a return to the local venues with the Rupert Rampage hosting the Kitimat Ice Demons on Oct. 16. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CIHL games for the 2021/2022 season will see a return to the local venues with the Rupert Rampage hosting the Kitimat Ice Demons on Oct. 16. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
RCMP file photo. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
BC Ferries is increasing sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii during September to allow for additional travel, the company announced on Sept. 2. The Northern Adventure sails from Prince Rupert in June 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
BC Ferries is increasing sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii during September to allow for additional travel, the company announced on Sept. 2. The Northern Adventure sails from Prince Rupert in June 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Health officials are encouraging people across northern B.C. to get vaccinated as soon as possible. (File photo)
Health officials are encouraging people across northern B.C. to get vaccinated as soon as possible. (File photo)
Telus customers experienced service interruptions on Sept. 2. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Telus customers experienced service interruptions on Sept. 2. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick)
Grade 1 and 2 students at Lax Kxeen Elementary School play on playground equipment at Lax Kxeen Elementary School in Prince Rupert B.C. in May 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Grade 1 and 2 students at Lax Kxeen Elementary School play on playground equipment at Lax Kxeen Elementary School in Prince Rupert B.C. in May 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo)
Skeena–Bulkley Valley candidates 2021 from left to right: Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage Party), Adeana Young (Green Party) and Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal). (Black Press Media composite image)
Skeena–Bulkley Valley candidates 2021 from left to right: Taylor Bachrach (NDP), Jody Craven (People’s Party), Claire Rattée (Conservative), Rod Taylor (Christian Heritage Party), Adeana Young (Green Party) and Lakhwinder Jhaj (Liberal). (Black Press Media composite image)