Heart of our City

David Lewis regional president of the BC Wildlife Association hunts wildlife for sustenance and utilizes every part of a harvest to ensure there is no waste, just like when brought home a bear after one of his trips. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View

Heart of the City: David Lewis has his heart in hunting and fishing

Shooting for wildlife conservation and ecology protection

 

Lynn Cociani, Prince Rupert artist, is part of the Fantastic 5point0 collective exhibit in Prince George during September. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City: Lynn Cociani, The abstract beauty of flowers and grief

Cociani is preparing for a spring exhibition blending landscape pallets with abstract emotion

 

Heart of our City David Armstrong set up a display at the North Pacific Cannery on Aug. 5 readying it for a private visit by North Coast Artist Dempsey Bob. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City: David Armstrong, Scoring at his life goals

Trajectory aim of university soccer and shooting goals for journalism

Heart of our City David Armstrong set up a display at the North Pacific Cannery on Aug. 5 readying it for a private visit by North Coast Artist Dempsey Bob. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Jaseema John-Nixon, on July 9 has lived in Prince Rupert for 15 years after choosing the city to be her new home after leaving Sri Lanka. She has recently been told she will finally be able to take the citizenship oath after passing the exam to become a Canadian citizen. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City – Jeseema John-Nixon

Empowerment gives balance to culture and tradition for this new Canadian

Jaseema John-Nixon, on July 9 has lived in Prince Rupert for 15 years after choosing the city to be her new home after leaving Sri Lanka. She has recently been told she will finally be able to take the citizenship oath after passing the exam to become a Canadian citizen. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A residential school survivor, Georgina Calder is happy with her life as a mom and wife in Prince Rupert after her time as a child in the Port Alberni Residential School.

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Residential school survivor Georgina Calder tells her very personal story

A residential school survivor, Georgina Calder is happy with her life as a mom and wife in Prince Rupert after her time as a child in the Port Alberni Residential School.
Quinn Smith, Charles Hays Secondary School student won a Traditional Knowledge and Medicine poster design award, from FORED BC Society, announced in May. Quinn was inspired to complete the ink drawing of his family crest when reading a book his uncle sent to him. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City: Quinn Smith has what it takes

The Prince Rupert high school student creates winning art with heart

Quinn Smith, Charles Hays Secondary School student won a Traditional Knowledge and Medicine poster design award, from FORED BC Society, announced in May. Quinn was inspired to complete the ink drawing of his family crest when reading a book his uncle sent to him. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Joseph Albert Brooks, 94-years-young pf Prince Rupert offers traditional prayers and smudging to the sick. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City: Joseph Albert Brooks keeps smudging and praying for others

94-year-old Tsimshian elder just wants some help washing his floors

Joseph Albert Brooks, 94-years-young pf Prince Rupert offers traditional prayers and smudging to the sick. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Jon Bonneschranz retired from the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department at the end of April after 22 years of service to the city. He was also one of three firefighters honoured with the department’s first life-saving award. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City – Jon Bonneschranz, fighting fish to fighting fires

Retiring Captain Jon Bonneschranz hangs up his helmet after 22 years

Jon Bonneschranz retired from the Prince Rupert Fire Rescue Department at the end of April after 22 years of service to the city. He was also one of three firefighters honoured with the department’s first life-saving award. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
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)
Jennifer Davies’ last day at the Anglican Church Diocese Synod Office in 1998. (Photo: Supplied)

Heart of our city: Jennifer Davies

Marmalade, pigs, and keeping the history of St. Andrews in Prince Rupert

Jennifer Davies’ last day at the Anglican Church Diocese Synod Office in 1998. (Photo: Supplied)
Kaila Beaudry has used her downtime during COVID-19 from being a restaurant supervisor to starting her own business make scrunchies with crystals for health and wellness. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our City – Kayla Beaudry

From teaching, to serving, to scrunchies

Kaila Beaudry has used her downtime during COVID-19 from being a restaurant supervisor to starting her own business make scrunchies with crystals for health and wellness. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mikayla Magbojos has overcome the fear of being judged by others in her efforts to assimilate into Canadian culture and learn the language. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Mikayla Magbojos

A move towards a new life and self-found confidence

Mikayla Magbojos has overcome the fear of being judged by others in her efforts to assimilate into Canadian culture and learn the language. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Dolly Harasym has been many things in her life gardener, international aid worker, original Dolly from the fish market, and quilter. She stands in front of the first quilt one of her friends made on Feb. 4. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our city: Dolly Harasym

Prince Rupert’s Dolly Harasym is threading pieces together to create a blanket of hugs

Dolly Harasym has been many things in her life gardener, international aid worker, original Dolly from the fish market, and quilter. She stands in front of the first quilt one of her friends made on Feb. 4. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Rose Sawka, 91, waves to her son through the window of a care home in Prince Rupert. She has been looking through the glass for contact since a COVID-19 outbreak at the longterm health care facility on Jan. 19. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of our city – Rose Sawka

Looking through the glass

Rose Sawka, 91, waves to her son through the window of a care home in Prince Rupert. She has been looking through the glass for contact since a COVID-19 outbreak at the longterm health care facility on Jan. 19. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Dr. Marius Pienaar, Feb. 18. announced he is hanging up his stethoscope on May 31, to enter retirement. (Photo: supplied)

Heart of our city: Dr. Marius Pienaar

Those are some big boots to fill

Dr. Marius Pienaar, Feb. 18. announced he is hanging up his stethoscope on May 31, to enter retirement. (Photo: supplied)
Heart of Our City: Making the most of your one chance

Heart of Our City: Making the most of your one chance

Kevin Newton is not the kind of man who wastes times

Heart of Our City: Making the most of your one chance
Jeff Easingwood is retiring from the RCMP after a diagnosis of PTSD, although he prefers to see it as PTS Growth and will use this change to grow his talents and business as a photographer.

Heart of Our City: PTSD won’t define this former RCMP officer

Jeff Easingwood prefers to see PTSD as PTSGrowth

Jeff Easingwood is retiring from the RCMP after a diagnosis of PTSD, although he prefers to see it as PTS Growth and will use this change to grow his talents and business as a photographer.
Prince Rupert’s motivational notes help Joey Jack smile when he’s feeling in the dumps. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s motivational notes help Joey Jack smile when he’s feeling in the dumps. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Teri Carnegie is a nurse by day and whoever she wants to be by night. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: The many faces of Carnegie

Teri Carnegie is a nurse by day and Queen of Hearts by night

Teri Carnegie is a nurse by day and whoever she wants to be by night. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)