Heart of our City

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

 

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

 

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)
Frank Repole has been working on cars for approximately 40 years.

Heart of Our City | The humble automotive mechanic next door

Frank Repole has been sponsoring Prince Rupert his whole career

Frank Repole has been working on cars for approximately 40 years.
Eighteen-year-old Scott Langille has already started his own I.T. business aimed at helping other companies navigate through their disorganized databases. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Langille is only getting better with experience

Scott Langille took a year off from school to better Prince Rupert’s community

Eighteen-year-old Scott Langille has already started his own I.T. business aimed at helping other companies navigate through their disorganized databases. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Aidan Murphy-Morven’s one year exchange trip gave him lifelong friends and a second family abroad. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: It was a “bon voyage” for Aidan Murphy-Morven

Murphy-Morven, a Charles Hays Secondary student, was bit by the travel bug

Aidan Murphy-Morven’s one year exchange trip gave him lifelong friends and a second family abroad. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Aisa Smithanik, local coordinator for the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive, and her daughter Ainsley Smithanik picked up bags full of food donations in Sept. (photo Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Even kids can be a part of something big

Aisa Smithanik makes sure to include her family, and students, in her volunteer work

Aisa Smithanik, local coordinator for the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive, and her daughter Ainsley Smithanik picked up bags full of food donations in Sept. (photo Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Newspapers Matter to Hailey Helin and Aiden Brown because it keeps them gainfully employed.

Heart of our City: These 12-year-olds deliver papers perfectly on beat

The Northern View carriers, Hailey and Aiden, do it for the love of family and love of the band

Newspapers Matter to Hailey Helin and Aiden Brown because it keeps them gainfully employed.
Sheri Pringle has been working at Rupert Lawn and Garden for more than a decade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: It’s not work when you love your job… all three of them

Sheri Pringle will be retiring from Prince Rupert’s figure skating scene

Sheri Pringle has been working at Rupert Lawn and Garden for more than a decade. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Heart of Our City: Giving back to their street friends one meal at a time

Heart of Our City: Giving back to their street friends one meal at a time

Karlene Campbell and Marvin Spencer feed the homeless every Sunday

Heart of Our City: Giving back to their street friends one meal at a time
Heart of Our City: From pen-and-paper to senses and relationships

Heart of Our City: From pen-and-paper to senses and relationships

Lisa Scherr just celebrated 25 years of teaching young kids

Heart of Our City: From pen-and-paper to senses and relationships
Heart of Our City: Sharing a piece of history

Heart of Our City: Sharing a piece of history

Mona Izumi volunteers at the North Pacific Cannery to share the story of her Japanese heritage

Heart of Our City: Sharing a piece of history
The child sensory room is Sherry Beal’s favourite room at North Coast Community Services. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Nobody is perfect, including parents

Sherry Beal has been giving and finding support at Prince Rupert’s North Coast Community Services

The child sensory room is Sherry Beal’s favourite room at North Coast Community Services. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Kaps off to Colleen Hermanson

Colleen Hermanson began working in social services as early as 1968

(Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Phil Cornwall is keeping continuing his love for photography and volunteering even after he plans to retire. His latest volunteer project is taking portraiture of the Women in the Wind motorcyclists in Prince Rupert. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: Behind the lens of Rupert’s volunteer extraordinaire

Phil Cornwall is celebrating 35 years at Ridley Terminals and being a volunteer extraordinaire

Phil Cornwall is keeping continuing his love for photography and volunteering even after he plans to retire. His latest volunteer project is taking portraiture of the Women in the Wind motorcyclists in Prince Rupert. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Heart of Our City: Cay Hülsen is integrating health care into the community

Heart of Our City: Cay Hülsen is integrating health care into the community

Hülsen is leading the way in paramedicine for Prince Rupert

Heart of Our City: Cay Hülsen is integrating health care into the community
Garry Wells has been a drummer in Lax Kw’alaams for more than 30 years. He helped lead the village as it hosted the 60th All Native Tournament’s opening ceremonies. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Moving to the beat of his own drum

Garry Wells has beat drums with his village for more than 30 years

Garry Wells has been a drummer in Lax Kw’alaams for more than 30 years. He helped lead the village as it hosted the 60th All Native Tournament’s opening ceremonies. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Roberta Edzerza is currently the District Principal with School District 52. Ezerza was also the first woman to play on an All Native Tournament men’s team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Heart of Our City: A counselor and a competitor

Roberta Edzerza has left a mark on the court and in the classroom

Roberta Edzerza is currently the District Principal with School District 52. Ezerza was also the first woman to play on an All Native Tournament men’s team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Patrick Witwicki has worked as the executive director of AFFNO for the past eight years. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

A rocker’s heart and a writer’s mind

Patrick Witwicki traded a life of rock and roll for the North Coast

Patrick Witwicki has worked as the executive director of AFFNO for the past eight years. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)