City of Prince Rupert

Delegates at the 2019 BC Labour Council conference held in Prince Rupert were the first to try out the new interactive historical labour tour walk around the city. (Photo courtesy of Bailey Garden, BC Labour Heritage Center)

Tour recognizes Prince Rupert’s rich labour history

Epic story of the Battle of Kelly’s Cut put Rupert on the labour radar

 

FILE - Haida Nation members and supporters assembled at the BC Ferries terminal in Prince Rupert on Thursday, April 30, 2020, to tell ferry passengers that “Haida Gwaii is closed” to non-essential travellers until COVID-19 passes. On May 7, 2020, the North Coast Regional District announced a bylaw enforcement officer would also start attending the Prince Rupert terminal to interact with the public and distribute informational materials before all scheduled sailings to Skidegate. (K-J Millar/The Northern View file)

Bylaw officer observing ‘low’ BC Ferries traffic between Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii

NCRD officer observing low vehicle numbers; only residents, essential workers on board since May 3

 

Prince Rupert

Discover Prince Rupert, BC

Explore this gateway to wilderness adventures

  • May 8, 2020

 

The Museum of Northern British Columbia overlooks the majestic Prince Rupert Harbour and celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the area. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media file photo)

This museum is a must-see for anyone visiting the North Coast

Stunning views of Prince Rupert Harbour combined with rich cultural displays

The Museum of Northern British Columbia overlooks the majestic Prince Rupert Harbour and celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the area. (K-J Millar/Black Press Media file photo)
‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole

Lyle Campbell and crew raising money for red cedar pole that will honour memory of Alice Campbell

‘She had the most amazing heart’: Haida carver raising money for mother’s memorial pole
Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition

Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition

Fukasaku and Smithers Brewing team up for Chowder Chowdown

  • Mar 4, 2020
Prince Rupert sustainable seafood showcased in Vancouver culinary competition
Proposed 2020 Prince Rupert operations budget was announced at the city council meeting on Feb. 25 and will see the largest investment into road infrastructure in recent history, Lee Brain, mayor said. (Photo by: Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Budget is dam good!

Proposed 2020 budget include no tax increase and road repaving

  • Feb 25, 2020
Proposed 2020 Prince Rupert operations budget was announced at the city council meeting on Feb. 25 and will see the largest investment into road infrastructure in recent history, Lee Brain, mayor said. (Photo by: Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce is set to interview 250 local buisness owners about challenges and future opportunities. (Photo: Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Chamber of Commerce to interview local business owners

Over 250 Prince Rupert area businesses to be surveyed

  • Feb 19, 2020
The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce is set to interview 250 local buisness owners about challenges and future opportunities. (Photo: Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

City to lease space at Canfisco site, PRGA top of list

The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association has plans to expand their facilities

Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)

Prince Rupert makes the cut in draft Alaska Marine Highway System schedule

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities releases proposed AMHS schedule

The Alaska Marine Highway’s ferry Matanuska will sail to Prince Rupert 4 times per month. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
City of Prince Rupert reminds business owners to clear the snow and ice from their frontages - even the local media is not exempt. Melissa Boutilier of the Northern View clears snow near the media office on Fraser Street. (K-J Millar / The Northern View)

Cold snaps all weather records in Prince Rupert

Coldest day of the Year? No. Coldest Day of the decade? No. Coldest day of the century? Maybe…

  • Jan 17, 2020
City of Prince Rupert reminds business owners to clear the snow and ice from their frontages - even the local media is not exempt. Melissa Boutilier of the Northern View clears snow near the media office on Fraser Street. (K-J Millar / The Northern View)
Northern View file photo                                Tamara Gladstone and Elisha Brown are introduced to puppets Kamilla and Magrau by Kelli Haines during the 27th Annual Children’s Fest in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Bev Killbery said she foresees Special Events remaining at the Civic Centre for a maximum of two years, but right now their main focus is getting through Children’s Fest and their Annual General Meeting taking place in March.

Prince Rupert Special Events Society has a temporary home

The Special Events Society is still hoping to find new headquarters in…

Northern View file photo                                Tamara Gladstone and Elisha Brown are introduced to puppets Kamilla and Magrau by Kelli Haines during the 27th Annual Children’s Fest in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. Bev Killbery said she foresees Special Events remaining at the Civic Centre for a maximum of two years, but right now their main focus is getting through Children’s Fest and their Annual General Meeting taking place in March.
Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)

Pembina announces expansion for Prince Rupert LPG Export Terminal

Propane export capacity will increase significantly

Construction at Pembina’s Redwater Fractionation and Storage Facility. (Pembina Pipelines photo)
Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Winterfest highlights Prince Rupert’s holiday spirit

Video and photo coverage of the Special Events Society’s annual Winterfest

Kate and Sage Erickson get some warm hot chocolate and warm hugs from Santa Claus at The Winterfest parade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Limited licensed care options, lack of a centralized registry, costs and shortages among child care concerns in Rupert
Limited licensed care options, lack of a centralized registry, costs and shortages among child care concerns in Rupert
The Special Events Society was working hard to make sure everyone was well fed on Saturday morning at Breakfast with Santa. Left to right: Lottie Anderson, Anne Whittles, Sue Neilson, Hazel Hill and Norma Hidber. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

IN OUR OPINION: Redesign the City of Prince Rupert

City gives Special Events Society and Arts Council the boot

  • Dec 12, 2019
The Special Events Society was working hard to make sure everyone was well fed on Saturday morning at Breakfast with Santa. Left to right: Lottie Anderson, Anne Whittles, Sue Neilson, Hazel Hill and Norma Hidber. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Ceilidh Marlow, project manager of Redesign Rupert, runs the Urban Design and Infrastructure portion at a 2019 Chamber of Commerce roundtable aimed at researching and discussing thoughts for city improvements in a number of areas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert 2030 Vision ready to be shared with the public

Redesign Rupert is unveiling their plan for the city

Ceilidh Marlow, project manager of Redesign Rupert, runs the Urban Design and Infrastructure portion at a 2019 Chamber of Commerce roundtable aimed at researching and discussing thoughts for city improvements in a number of areas. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Joy Sundin, president of the Prince Rupert and District Métis Society, is excited about the recognition of Métis Awareness Week in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough photo)

Métis Awareness Week comes to Prince Rupert

The community has plenty of activities planned to build connections and engage residents

Joy Sundin, president of the Prince Rupert and District Métis Society, is excited about the recognition of Métis Awareness Week in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough photo)
(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)
The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)

Northwest B.C. mayors join in Terrace to discuss impacts of growth

Terrace, Prince Rupert and Kitimat shared the stage at the Nation2Nation forum Oct. 24

The Nation2Nation conference was held from Oct. 23 to Oct. 25 at the Thornhill Community Centre. (Aaron Whitfield photography/Red Bike Media)