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New premier gears up for HST vote

New premier gears up for HST vote

North Coast First Nations split on Northwest Transmission Line

North Coast First Nations split on Northwest Transmission Line

Kitselas chief councillor Glenn Bennett is looking forward to the construction of the Northwest Transmission Line, saying it means jobs and business opportunities, but North Coast First Nations remain split on the project.
Prince Rupert RCMP seek public's assistance in locating individual

Prince Rupert RCMP seek public's assistance in locating individual

Below is the Crimebeat for February 14 to 27th. Prince Rupert RCMP had 335 calls for service during this time.
Lekstrom back in B.C. Liberal fold

Lekstrom back in B.C. Liberal fold

District of Port Edward looks at its dock and boat launch

The District of Port Edward is looking to improve the conditions of the boat launch in the community, and will be leaving it up to the users of the facility to help raise the funds needed to widen the launch.
Bargaining begins between Prince Rupert School District and teacher's union

Bargaining begins between Prince Rupert School District and teacher's union

While the BC Teacher’s Federation and the BC Public School Employers’ Association collective bargaining on March 1, the board of the Prince Rupert School District held their own meeting with the Prince Rupert and District Teacher’s Union to get the ball rolling on local negotiations.

MP lashes out at Premier Gordon Campbell

MP Nathan Cullen has accused former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell of cozying up to the oil industry in order to ensure himself a job once he leaves office.
Federal minister talks budget with municipal leaders in Prince Rupert

Federal minister talks budget with municipal leaders in Prince Rupert

Minister of State for Western Economic Development Lynne Yelich met with local political and business leaders on her trip to Prince Rupert last Wednesday to get their input on what the city wants to have in the next federal budget.
Roadside penalty appeals considered

Roadside penalty appeals considered

Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce committee receives mixed reaction from city council

Prince Rupert Chamber of Commerce committee receives mixed reaction from city council

The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce has received a mixed reaction to its request that a members of City Council sit on the Chamber’s newly formed Municipal Government Relations Committee.
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