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BC Housing reveals cost to run two homeless shelters

After tent city dismantled, BC Housing states how much it’s supporting Prince Rupert’s shelters

Cullen: Abandoned vessel act is missing teeth

MP Nathan Cullen spoke about CRA’s poor tax advice, Phoenix payroll problems in Nov. 22 scrum

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Anti-Poverty Society robbed
Andrew Wilkinson visits Prince Rupert
A high school Indigenous language class
CHSS performs into the woods

Two orphan bear cubs travel from Haida Gwaii to Smithers

The sibling cubs will spend the winter at the Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter

A brief look at decomissioned Watson Island

Mayor Lee Brain shares a video showcasing the mostly decomissioned pulp mill

The City of Prince Rupert cancels Nov. 27 council meeting

Agenda items will be rescheduled for Dec. 4, while Committee of the Whole will be on Dec. 11

First Bitcoin machine arrives in Prince Rupert

The new Bitcoin machine in Cowpuccino’s will allows users to buy virtual currencies

VIDEO: Homeless shelter opens with 25 beds

Tent city occupant said they made their point, plans to use the new Prince Rupert emergency shelter

VIDEO: Six pedestrians hit on crosswalks along Second Avenue West

Story includes an interactive map to show where pedestrians have been hit in Prince Rupert

City announces new emergency winter shelter location

The extreme weather shelter is located at 328 3rd Ave. West and is expected to open this weekend

Gitga’at make a permanent space for members in Prince Rupert

The coastal B.C. nation purchased a building on Third Avenue West to support its members

Tent city movement continues to grow in week two

An update on Prince Rupert’s new homeless shelter services and the fundraising efforts by Unity City

VIDEO: Government approves funding of $750,000 drug for B.C. woman

Approval comes one day after province announces funding for Soliris on a case-by-case basis

UPDATE: Highway 16 is closed on Saturday due to avalanche control

At the base of Shames Mountain the weather station read over 70cm of snow

The Port of Prince Rupert welcomed the biggest container ship to dock in Canada

The 366-metre COSCO Himalayas was at the Fairview Terminal Nov. 14-19

IIO decides that Prince Rupert officer did not use excessive force in arrest of drunk man

IIO found that the RCMP officer unintentionally broke a man’s arm while taking him into custody

Council favours extending its pot bylaw

The sunset clause for the existing pot bylaw in Prince Rupert may move from Jan. 1 to July 1. 2018

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit at crosswalk released from hospital

A 49-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on Second Avenue West on Friday night