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Port Edward expects 19 per cent of revenue to come from Ridley Island Tax Share

District of Port Edward held a special council meeting on May 1

Virus found in farmed salmon linked to disease in B.C. chinook

New research by Pacific Salmon Foundation shows a strain of the virus may be affecting wild salmon

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Jagmeet Singh on fisheries and industry for North Coast, B.C.
Justin Trudeau announces ocean protection agreement from Prince Rupert
Port of Prince Rupert names new CEO
B.C. fans cheer as France wins its second World Cup title

Man declared dead after he collapsed on Fulton Street

RCMP say cause of death is unknown and is waiting for coroner’s report

Rupertite named BC SPCA Volunteer of the Year

Linda Scott’s endless efforts to help the cat colonies of Prince Rupert were recognized May 4

Average rent increased by $132 in Prince Rupert

In Skeena-Queen Charlotte, 13 per cent of renters are paying 50 per cent of income on housing

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Airport ferry down an engine

Digby Island ferry requires tug assistance to go to and from Prince Rupert’s airport

Cullen reacts to salmon closure and the oil tanker ban

On May 8 the salmon fishery in Northern B.C. was closed and Bill C-48 passed in the House of Commons

Salmon closures a devastating blow to North Coast business

DFO director says an announcement on restrictions for salmon in marine areas expected early June

VIDEO: Nationwide emergency alert system only works on some phones

Watch the video where only half of the Prince Rupert Northern View team received the alert

Sweeping salmon closures for recreational fishing

Zero retention of chinook on Skeena River and Nass River effective immediately for sport fishers

Make time to talk with young children, BC speech board said

Speech and Hearing BC launched their May Talk Spot campaign to encourage face-to-face talking

Gitga’at Guardian runs aground

Gitga’at Emergency Response team manager says the matter is under an internal investigation

Queen Charlotte Lodge fined $47,500 for oversized halibut

Second major penalty for QCL since December 2016

United Way stops in Prince Rupert during Northern BC tour

CEO Roberta Squire met with Mayor Lee Brain on May 4

Young B.C. fishers instigate study on West Coast licence, quota system

Fisheries and Oceans standing committee question why owner-operator system can’t work in B.C.

City launches business development website

Website gives business owners and entrepreneurs access to critical data on local business climate