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Get Moving with Your Community this June

Download the ParticipACTION app, track your activity + help your community compete to win $100K!

  • May 30, 2022
GoByBike BC Society envisions a future where everyone can experience the joy of cycling – for transportation, for play, for well-being, for the planet. Take part in Spring GoByBike Week May 30 to June 5!

This spring, return to cycling for a fresh start

More than just a bike ride — GoByBike for health, for the planet and for prizes!

  • May 9, 2022
Staff at Foundry Vancouver-Granville, operated by Providence Health Care. One of many Foundry centre across BC that provide integrated health services to young people like Aslam and Lee. Jeff Topham photo.

Foundry supports youth in living a good life

Free and confidential health and wellness supports for BC youth ages 12 to 24 – online and in-person

  • May 2, 2022
Staff at Foundry Vancouver-Granville, operated by Providence Health Care. One of many Foundry centre across BC that provide integrated health services to young people like Aslam and Lee. Jeff Topham photo.
To continue supporting youth across BC, 11 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies are coming together to host The Big BC Lotto. Buy your tickets now for a chance to win half the jackpot in a classic 50/50 draw!

Lotto for a cause: Half for you, half for ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ across BC!

The Big BC Lotto helps connect youth with caring mentors across the province

  • Apr 11, 2022
To continue supporting youth across BC, 11 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies are coming together to host The Big BC Lotto. Buy your tickets now for a chance to win half the jackpot in a classic 50/50 draw!
#lunchboxchallenge Construction Month 2021 participant

April is Construction Month in B.C.

For five years BC has celebrated the skilled tradespeople who build our province. They deserve it.

  • Mar 28, 2022
#lunchboxchallenge Construction Month 2021 participant
Prince Rupert Garden Club President Andrée Fawcett works on planting the flower beds at Sunken Gardens.

Pitch a project: Community Investment Fund now accepting applications for 2022

Prince Rupert Port Authority partners with local groups to enhance North Coast communities

  • Jan 24, 2022
Prince Rupert Garden Club President Andrée Fawcett works on planting the flower beds at Sunken Gardens.
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.

Let’s play! Grants help Prince Rupert kids get off the sidelines

Every year, KidSport pays registration fees for low-income families, so ALL kids can play

  • Dec 20, 2021
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.

Truck drivers are essential to the flow of goods through the Port of Prince Rupert

Northern B.C.’s transportation corridor is a critical link for Canadian supply chains

  • Dec 20, 2021
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.
Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director

Unifor: ‘After decades of exploitation and inaction, we need to get forestry right in B.C.’

By Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director Before the ‘atmospheric river’ rained…

  • Dec 13, 2021
Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.

Northern B.C. workers are an integral part of innovative Canadian supply chain solutions

Transloading creates jobs and new export opportunities for Canadian producers

  • Dec 6, 2021
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.
Therapeutic neurotoxin injections aren't just for cosmetic uses. It can also be beneficial for treating migraines, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), Bruxism (teeth grinding) and other conditions.

Aveline MediClinic offers much more than just cosmetic treatments

When Dr. de Klerk first launched Aveline Mediclinic in Prince Rupert, she…

  • Dec 6, 2021
Therapeutic neurotoxin injections aren't just for cosmetic uses. It can also be beneficial for treating migraines, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), Bruxism (teeth grinding) and other conditions.
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.

Métis building strong future, based on long history in BC

Over 22,000 Métis are registered in BC, with 90,000 self-identifying as Métis on the last census

  • Nov 29, 2021
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.

Prince Rupert’s marine and dock workers essential to Canada’s reputation for reliability

Port of Prince Rupert workforce has far-reaching impact across northern B.C. and beyond

  • Nov 22, 2021
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.
The not-for-profit BC Unclaimed Property Society serves as a "lost and found" for forgotten funds in the province. The Society works to put unclaimed money from dormant accounts back in the hands of the rightful owners.

B.C. has millions of dollars in unclaimed funds – some of it may be yours

Last year, retired Surrey, B.C. primary school teacher Sue Wallace received a…

  • Nov 21, 2021
The not-for-profit BC Unclaimed Property Society serves as a "lost and found" for forgotten funds in the province. The Society works to put unclaimed money from dormant accounts back in the hands of the rightful owners.
The B.C. Maritime Employers Association is working in partnership with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada and Ending Violence Association of B.C. to deliver training that will create safer and inclusive workplaces.

We must be more than a bystander to encourage safer, inclusive workplaces

By Mike Leonard They are the waterfront workers who unload ocean carriers,…

  • Nov 8, 2021
The B.C. Maritime Employers Association is working in partnership with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada and Ending Violence Association of B.C. to deliver training that will create safer and inclusive workplaces.
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.

Port traffic propels rail workforce across northern B.C. transportation corridor

Meet two people working in rail safety and logistics, supporting jobs across western Canada

  • Nov 8, 2021
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.
Dr. Tania de Klerk is excited to present her latest professional endeavour, Aveline MediClinic, to complement her thriving family medical practice in Prince Rupert, BC.

Big city skin care, right here in Prince Rupert!

Family doctor expands skincare services to meet growing demand

  • Nov 1, 2021
Dr. Tania de Klerk is excited to present her latest professional endeavour, Aveline MediClinic, to complement her thriving family medical practice in Prince Rupert, BC.
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace

Northwest women working to bring B.C. wood products to the world

Meet a pair of women supporting natural resource supply chains in Northern B.C.

  • Nov 1, 2021
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace
Sue Stewart and Riley Severinski. After years of relying on the hospital for Riley (and for a few visits for her brothers), Sue felt it was important to give back through a legacy gift to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Jeff Weddell Photography.

20-year hospital journey inspires a legacy

Riley was just a six-week-old infant when her mom, Sue, was told…

  • Oct 25, 2021
Sue Stewart and Riley Severinski. After years of relying on the hospital for Riley (and for a few visits for her brothers), Sue felt it was important to give back through a legacy gift to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Jeff Weddell Photography.