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Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)

B.C. designer John Fluevog creates shoes in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

Pre-sale profits from the shoes will go to Food Banks BC

Shoe designer John Fluevog has designed a pair of shoes in honour of Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. (File contributed/ fluevog.com)
Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Life and Style with Terry Simpson

Lexi & Lake owner hopes to set trends not follow them

  • Apr 10, 2020
Life and Style with Terry Simpson
Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts

Chamber and Statistic Canada trying to understand what businesses are going through

Canadian businesses urged to complete survey on COVID-19 impacts
Life and style with Tara Elston

Life and style with Tara Elston

Owner of Foxy Box Nanaimo on fashion and beauty inspiration

  • Apr 1, 2020
Life and style with Tara Elston
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette

Auto industry veteran is an avid traveller

  • Mar 27, 2020
Secrets and Lives with Tanner Caouette
BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Closures, revenue, staffing among main impacts of COVID-19 on 90% of B.C. business: survey

Paints ‘dire picture’ of what businesses are experiencing now and in the near future

BC Chamber and partners asked businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)

Business survey could help mitigate impacts of COVID-19 across B.C.

Deadline is March 18 at 6 p.m. for business owners to share feedback with the government and more

BC Chamber and partners asking businesses to offer feedback on COVID-19 impacts. (BC Chamber)
Dry dock for vessels at McLeans Ship Yard, Jan. 2020. New purchasers of the shipyard are the owners of Adventure Tours and Westcoach Launch. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Mclean’s Shipyard sells

New adventures for owners of Adventure Tours & Westcoast Launch

  • Jan 22, 2020
Dry dock for vessels at McLeans Ship Yard, Jan. 2020. New purchasers of the shipyard are the owners of Adventure Tours and Westcoach Launch. (Photo by: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp

Entrepreneur runs Vancouver brewery, winery and restaurants and loves the BC outdoors

  • Jan 10, 2020
The 7 Sins with Steve Thorp
Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (Natalie Bowes photo)

Coast Funds announces three First Nations women to board of directors

All three members were appointed at the organization’s annual general meeting

Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (Natalie Bowes photo)
A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (photo by Natalie Bowes)

Indigenous peoples to have one more voice at the table

Coast Funds announced a new shareholder proxy voting system

A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (photo by Natalie Bowes)
Jordan MacDonald, intern with Ecotrust Canada, and Alicia Garcia, one of the trainers with Hectate Strait, are hoping to wheel in enough customers at the pop-up Trading Coast Store, to develop a sustainable space to provide hands-on training opportunities for people seeking work in the retail business.

“More than just a hello”: Pilot project hoping to better train up-and-coming business owners

Hecate Strait and Ecotrust Canada partner on social enterprise opportunity in Prince Rupert

Jordan MacDonald, intern with Ecotrust Canada, and Alicia Garcia, one of the trainers with Hectate Strait, are hoping to wheel in enough customers at the pop-up Trading Coast Store, to develop a sustainable space to provide hands-on training opportunities for people seeking work in the retail business.
The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice

The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice

It’s that time of year again! Vote online or at the Prince Rupert office before noon on Aug. 30

  • Aug 1, 2019
The Northern View 2019 Readers Choice
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled

Twists and turns on a life journey

  • Jun 21, 2019
Lynn Tetarenko takes the road less travelled
The varied passions of JM Ledet

The varied passions of JM Ledet

Car sales manager has a love of classic Citroens and palm trees

  • Apr 30, 2019
The varied passions of JM Ledet
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography

Tasty Treats From Trees With Fir Infused Food

Laura Waters’ passion for fir sparks a culinary adventure

  • Nov 21, 2018
Laura Waters looks over her fir trees on her property. The owner of Snowdon House in Saanich, Waters has her fir infused products and other food products are in 40 stores now, sold at Farmers’ markets and online and her shrub is even served at The Fairmont Empress Hotel. Don Denton photography
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up

Condiment company is a life changing career move for entrepreneurial couple

  • Oct 12, 2018
Hee-Haw Horseradish Founders Spice Things Up
Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                Sheri Pringle locks the door Oceanside Sports after eight years in business.

Part 1: Death of Retail in Prince Rupert

A three-part series that investigates the shrinking retail sector on the North Coast of B.C.

Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                Sheri Pringle locks the door Oceanside Sports after eight years in business.
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly

Fashion, food and beauty tips with owner of Sartorial Boutique and Haute Wheels

  • Sep 7, 2018
Inspired Style with Tashe Vitaly
“Everything must go!” Sears closes in Prince Rupert on Oct. 28. (Keili Bartlett / the Northern View)

After 50 years, Sears will close its doors in Prince Rupert

The Prince Rupert store will close after Oct. 28

“Everything must go!” Sears closes in Prince Rupert on Oct. 28. (Keili Bartlett / the Northern View)