District of Port Edward reviewing gym access

District of Port Edward council continues to look into opening up access to the old Port Edward School gym for community members

District of Port Edward council continues to look into opening up access to the old Port Edward School gym for community members to play basketball, volleyball, floor hockey and indoor soccer.

At the Nov. 10 council meeting, Polly Pereira, director of corporate administrative services told council that the district is looking into the matter, which was originally brought up by district Coun. James Brown, who said he had been approached by members of the community who would like evening access to the gym for various sports for adults and youth. The district is exploring gym supervision options.

In addition, Coun. Brown brought another request to council, indicating he had talked to neighbourhood kids who were using the basketball courts below the district chambers.

“They were wondering if they could get another basketball net, so they could have end to end basketball hoops … from west to east, and to possibly resurface the court there,” Coun. Brown said.

Port Edward council motioned to look into quotes to accommodate the court as well as other options.

Other updates from the Nov. 10 Port Edward council meeting included the district’s donation of coats or other items for the Charles Hays Secondary School (CHSS) junior and senior basketball teams’ Loonie Auction, held on Nov. 25.

Council will responded to the letter that senior girls’ coach Anna Ashley sent to council on the matter.

 

Just Posted

PRMSA wins association of the year honours

The Prince Rupert Minor Softball Association was honoured in Kamploops on Oct. 20

Incumbents and acclaimed mayors win elections all across B.C.’s north

Fraser Lake saw their first female mayor elected

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Hop, hop and a fourth win for Rupert Rampage

Prince Rupert scored four goals in the first period of its 9-2 victory over Quesnel Kangaroos

Every vote counts: 10 tightest races in B.C.’s municipal elections

Peachland saw their election decided by just one vote

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

Delivering the paper as a family

The Northern View is looking for newspaper carriers in Prince Rupert, join our team today

Three strong earthquakes reported off Vancouver Island

The quakes, all measuring more than 6.0 on the richter scale, were about 260 kilometres west of Tofino

Voting set to start in B.C. proportional representation referendum

Two-part ballots now being mailed to all registered voters

B.C. oncologist changing the face of breast cancer treatment

Dr. Juanita Crook, a Kelowna oncologist, has seen 100 per cent success using brachytherapy to treat breast cancer in some patients.

B.C. Youtuber to seal himself ‘in a jar’ to demonstrate impacts of climate change

Kurtis Baute wants to see how long he can last in a 1,000 cubic foot, air-tight greenhouse

One of Taiwan’s fastest trains derails, killing at least 18

The train was carrying more than 360 people

Scheer marks one-year countdown to federal election with campaign-style speech

Conservative Leader insists that it will be Justin Trudeau who ‘makes it personal’

Canada Post union announces rotating strikes in four Canadian cities

Mail will still be delivered but it will be delayed

Most Read