Opinion

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).

HAMILTON: Lies, damned lies and statistics

Out-of-towners get Prince Rupert wrong again

Out-of-town journalists compile the stats without the full story. (File photo).
Bev Killbery, President of the Prince Rupert Special Events Society with Barb Gruber, past president. The Special Events Society puts on Seafest, the Canada Day celebration at Mariner’s Park, Winterfest, and the Children’s Festival. (The Northern View file photo)
Bev Killbery, President of the Prince Rupert Special Events Society with Barb Gruber, past president. The Special Events Society puts on Seafest, the Canada Day celebration at Mariner’s Park, Winterfest, and the Children’s Festival. (The Northern View file photo)
B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea

Fuel prices seem to remain stubbornly high in many places of B.C.

B.C. VIEWS: Regulating fuel prices not a new idea
More than 8,500 lbs of food was collected from residents in Prince Rupert and Port Edward in this year’s BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (photo courtesy of Aisa Smithanik)

IN OUR OPINION: It’s Christmas all year round in Giving Prince Rupert

Rupertites already know what a supportive community we have but that deserves some reiterating

More than 8,500 lbs of food was collected from residents in Prince Rupert and Port Edward in this year’s BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (photo courtesy of Aisa Smithanik)
Winter conditions on Highway 16. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

COCULLO: Put yourself in their seat driving on Hwy 16

Be mindful of those driving around you from Prince Rupert to Terrace

Winter conditions on Highway 16. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Local CN Rail workers have been taking shifts to stand at the intersection of Hwy 16 and Kalum Street to voice their work concerns. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

WEB POLL: Do you think the federal government should step in to end the CN strike?

Long hours, fatigue and what they consider dangerous working conditions top of mind for workers

  • Nov 22, 2019
Local CN Rail workers have been taking shifts to stand at the intersection of Hwy 16 and Kalum Street to voice their work concerns. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Several buildings on Third Avenue West have stood unused for months if not years. The empty buildings on the street are a stark contrast to its heyday when retail thrived in Prince Rupert’s downtown. (The Northern View file photo)

WEB POLL: Do you think enough is being done in Prince Rupert to promote buying local?

Do you think enough is being done in Prince Rupert to promote…

Several buildings on Third Avenue West have stood unused for months if not years. The empty buildings on the street are a stark contrast to its heyday when retail thrived in Prince Rupert’s downtown. (The Northern View file photo)
Christine Sorensen, president of the BC Nurses’ Union addresses a crowd. (Black Press files)

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

  • Nov 17, 2019
Christine Sorensen, president of the BC Nurses’ Union addresses a crowd. (Black Press files)
Jenna Cocullo, The Northern View

COCULLO: Knee-jerk reaction to political correctness not best path forward

Those who say we’re living in an overly politically-correct society are wrong to say that, however…

Jenna Cocullo, The Northern View
Trudeau’s new cabinet: Gender parity because it’s 2019? Or due to competence?
Trudeau’s new cabinet: Gender parity because it’s 2019? Or due to competence?
A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. VIEWS: Transportation options can be few

Frank Bucholtz is a columnist and former editor with Black Press Media

A bus in downtown Vancouver, Friday, November, 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
(Victoria Tronina/Unsplash)

The importance of personal memory on Remembrance Day

‘Our interdisciplinary research leads us to explore how memory can provide a powerful tool’

  • Nov 9, 2019
(Victoria Tronina/Unsplash)
(file photo via AP)

WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Prince Rupert and/or province should provide financial aid to homeowners to change their lead pipes to improve drinking water?

The City of Prince Rupert was in hot water over recent report stating lead levels hire than Flint

  • Nov 6, 2019
(file photo via AP)
(Capital News file photo)

In Our Opinion: Wat-er you going to do about it?

Prince Rupert’s “water worse than Flint” sensationalized comparison

  • Nov 6, 2019
(Capital News file photo)
Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)

B.C. VIEWS: Is your community ready for the dementia wave?

Experts warn that the number of people living with dementia could nearly double in the next decade

Almost every week in Canada someone with dementia goes missing. (Black Press file)
(file photo Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

LETTER: Mayor Lee Brain should go along for the bumpy ride

Why hasn’t the City of Prince Rupert paved the important roads?

  • Oct 31, 2019
(file photo Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
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(File photo)
The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Malaspina cruises near Juneau, Alaska. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire via AP, File)

WEB POLL: Do you agree with the city paying for the armed RCMP officers for the two Alaska ferry sailings?

The City of Prince Rupert is footing the bill for armed RCMP officers at Alaska ferry terminal

  • Oct 28, 2019
The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Malaspina cruises near Juneau, Alaska. (Michael Penn/Juneau Empire via AP, File)
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COLUMN: Priorities in a divided province following 2019 election

Black Press Media columnist Frank Bucholtz on the fallout for B.C.

  • Oct 28, 2019
Jody Wilson-Raybould announces that she will run as a independent in the fall election during a news conference in Vancouver, Monday, May 27, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward