City of Prince Rupert

Mapping shows the development area of a potential new city center with possible housing, commercial space, and a pedestrian mall. The proposal, a partnership between Northern Savings Credit Union and the City of Prince Rupert was announced July 20. (Image supplied)

Housing, pedestrian mall, and commercial development for downtown announced

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by Northern Savings and City of Prince Rupert

 

Foster homes are urgently needed in Prince Rupert as the local SPCA is over capacity due to effects from wildfires and animal victims needing assistance across the province. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Animal victims in wildfires affecting Prince Rupert SPCA

Local shelter is over capacity and pleads for community assistance

 

Members of Charles Hays Secondary School Interact Club have accomplished their fundraising goal to purchase Seabins which arrived on July 15 to clean the local harbour waters. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Clean green garbage machines eat trash from local waters

C.H.S.S Interact club sees fruition of fundraising efforts with arrival of seabins

 

Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)

Pinnacle Renewable Energy donates $50,000 toward wildfire efforts

The Drax Group donation will be matched dollar for dollar by Feds and Province

Pinnacle Renewable Energy, part of Drax Group, has donated $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist victims of the more than 300 wildfires currently burning in the province. (Photo: Supplied Canadian Red Cross BC/Yukon Region)
Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert is chosen for BC Culture Days showcase with 18 local artists spotlighted

BC Culture Days are part of one of Canada’s largest art and culture celebrations across the nation

Colleen McLaren sings from her heart on July 9 as one of the Prince Rupert artists chosen to be featured in a video series spotlighting arts in the city, for BC Culture days as part of a nationwide appreciation of art and culture. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

SD 52 Board trustees chastized by city resident for “disgraceful behaviour”

New SD 52 Board of Trustee chair elected after James Horne resigns

School District 52 has a new Board of Trustees chair as July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View) 
School District 52 has a new Board of Trustee chair as of July 12. Kate Toye was voted in as chair, and Janet Beal was voted in as vice-chair, after James Horne resigned from the position of chair. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC has a new programming partnership with SD 52. Mentoring will occur during school hours at the mentors and child convenience for one hour a week starting in Sept. (Photo: Supplied)

Big Brother Big Sisters extend their arms to embrace Prince Rupert

BBBSNBC will have SD 52 program available in Sept. if enough mentors can be found

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern BC has a new programming partnership with SD 52. Mentoring will occur during school hours at the mentors and child convenience for one hour a week starting in Sept. (Photo: Supplied)
Trinity Men’s Recovery House in Prince Rupert will receive $900,000 for publicly funded beds announced MLA Jennifer Rice on Feb. 9, 2021. Luke Dufour completes intakes and support work with residents at 333 Trinity House on July 11, 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

B.C. Maritime Employers Assoc. assists recovery at Trinity House

Donation to Trinity Men’s Recovery House assists with transition aftercare

Trinity Men’s Recovery House in Prince Rupert will receive $900,000 for publicly funded beds announced MLA Jennifer Rice on Feb. 9, 2021. Luke Dufour completes intakes and support work with residents at 333 Trinity House on July 11, 2020. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Ships in Prince Rupert and in ports across the country are encouraged to blast their horns at noon on June 25 in a global initiative to have all seafarers vaccinated with COVID-19 inoculations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Blast off for vaccines in Prince Rupert port on Seafarers Day

In an international initiative, ships to sound off to support seafarers vaccinations

Ships in Prince Rupert and in ports across the country are encouraged to blast their horns at noon on June 25 in a global initiative to have all seafarers vaccinated with COVID-19 inoculations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Faith Long president of the Charles Hays Interact club said winning a $2,500 award for recycling efforts shows how a small effort can make a big difference. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Recycling wins for Charles Hays Interact Club

Prince Rupert Rotary youth club wins provincial award

Faith Long president of the Charles Hays Interact club said winning a $2,500 award for recycling efforts shows how a small effort can make a big difference. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Dr. Rob Olson stands in front of a linear accelerator at the BC Cancer Centre in Prince George. 
The machine is used to deliver SABR treatment to clinical trial patients. (Photo: supplied)

Pilot project brings access to care closer to home for Prince Rupert cancer patients

Northwest B.C. will be the first region to partner in the international clinical trial project

Dr. Rob Olson stands in front of a linear accelerator at the BC Cancer Centre in Prince George. 
The machine is used to deliver SABR treatment to clinical trial patients. (Photo: supplied)
Visitors to a pop-up temporary aquarium in Prince Rupert will have the chance to see marine ecology from July 21 to Aug. 15, like this viewer watching sea anemones at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert pop-up aquarium will bring sea level to eye level in July

A permanent peak to reef ecology centre is in the planning stages by North Coast Ecology Society

Visitors to a pop-up temporary aquarium in Prince Rupert will have the chance to see marine ecology from July 21 to Aug. 15, like this viewer watching sea anemones at the Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Commerical marijuana grow ops that are budding up in Prince Rupert’s downtown core are legal and out of the city’s jurisdiction, Mayor Lee Brain said, on June 14. (Photo:supplied/K-J Millar)

Prince Rupert downtown’s pretty dope

Marijuana operations grow in the Prince Rupert city core

Commerical marijuana grow ops that are budding up in Prince Rupert’s downtown core are legal and out of the city’s jurisdiction, Mayor Lee Brain said, on June 14. (Photo:supplied/K-J Millar)
Capt. Portugal was getting into the festive spirit out working for the City of Prince Rupert and celebrating Seafest 2021, on June 12. During regular business hours Capt. Portugal is known as David Costa. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Searching out fun in the sun for Seafest 44

Families and friends can participate in weekend COVID-19 friendly activities

Capt. Portugal was getting into the festive spirit out working for the City of Prince Rupert and celebrating Seafest 2021, on June 12. During regular business hours Capt. Portugal is known as David Costa. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Over 8000 BC Hydro customers have been affected by the power outage. (BC Hydro outage map)

Power outage affects 8000 BC Hydro customers in Prince Rupert area

BC Hydro has assigned crews to restore power

Over 8000 BC Hydro customers have been affected by the power outage. (BC Hydro outage map)
Ben Spencer has overcome the challenges of having a tenth-grade education and imparts the importance of education by teaching Sm’alygax to students. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Ben Spencer

Teacher of traditional language and Sm’alygax fluency

Ben Spencer has overcome the challenges of having a tenth-grade education and imparts the importance of education by teaching Sm’alygax to students. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
I want to fly higher. Eva Moore and her brother Leroy Moore are treated to some high pushes from Simon Temple while swinging at Moose Tot Park on April 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Photo Gallery: Prince Rupert tots enjoy fun in the sun

Warmer weather is attracting kids of all ages to play outside

I want to fly higher. Eva Moore and her brother Leroy Moore are treated to some high pushes from Simon Temple while swinging at Moose Tot Park on April 15. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Cancer Care Unit at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital, April 14, will benefit from a $100,000 donation from Prince Rupert Port Authority towards renovations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert Port Authority donates $100,000 to hospital renovations

Cancer Care Unit at PRRH to undergo upgradesat PRRH to undergo upgrades

The Cancer Care Unit at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital, April 14, will benefit from a $100,000 donation from Prince Rupert Port Authority towards renovations. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert couple Alvin Tait and Loni Martin have postponed their wedding two times due to COVID-19 affecting the marriage rates in Prince Rupert. (Photo: supplied/L.Martin)

No marriages in Prince Rupert in 2021 so far

Weddings down 23.9% in P.R. since COVID-19 with B.C. wedding industry loss at $158 million

Prince Rupert couple Alvin Tait and Loni Martin have postponed their wedding two times due to COVID-19 affecting the marriage rates in Prince Rupert. (Photo: supplied/L.Martin)
Audrey Dundas and her two-year-old son Jake toddle up Third Ave on April 1st, laughing in the face of Mother Nature’s April fools hail that was on and off during the day. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Easter Bunny may need an umbrella

Prince Rupert weather forecasted by Environment Canada for long weekend

Audrey Dundas and her two-year-old son Jake toddle up Third Ave on April 1st, laughing in the face of Mother Nature’s April fools hail that was on and off during the day. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)