In Our Opinion

Janess Iverson, Bill Parmar and Steve Weir perform work on Parmar’s bike to make sure it is ready for the upcoming Ride to Conquer Cancer. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

IN OUR OPINION: Support Team Prince Rupert

This will be the 11th year of the ride which should pass the $100 million mark in funds raised

  • Jun 27, 2019

 

Tanny and Hanny the goats outside the Moby Dick Inn, in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)                                Tanny and Hanny the goats outside the Moby Dick Inn, in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Enough of the reports, make a decision

Prince Rupert council to review the city’s livestock bylaw after urban goats caused a stir

  • Jun 13, 2019

 

The goats, Tanny and Hanny, living at the Moby Dick Inn will be given the boot by the city on Sunday, June 9 because of a no livestock bylaw. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Baaad bylaw

Decades old Prince Rupert bylaw is in need of a refresher

  • Jun 6, 2019

 

An aerial shot of the AltaGas propane terminal construction on Ridley Island last June. (Submitted)

In Our Opinion: Propane, making small first steps

LNG was too big for Prince Rupert, but LPG seems to be moving along on the North Coast

  • May 30, 2019
An aerial shot of the AltaGas propane terminal construction on Ridley Island last June. (Submitted)
Phase II for Redesign Rupert is full of promise. (Northern View file photo)

In Our Opinion: Redesign Rupert, the superheroes

Strength in numbers, DP World, Port of Prince Rupert, Ray-Mont and RTI join revitalization project

  • May 23, 2019
Phase II for Redesign Rupert is full of promise. (Northern View file photo)
Fairview Container Terminal (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Port of Prince Rupert’s plans are staggering

Port of Prince Rupert announces plans to quadruple in size

  • May 16, 2019
Fairview Container Terminal (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert presenters from the inaugural TEDx held at the Lester Centre of the Arts. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Sustainable newspapers and truth

If The Northern View did a TEDx talk it would be on the importance of community newspapers

  • Apr 25, 2019
Prince Rupert presenters from the inaugural TEDx held at the Lester Centre of the Arts. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Ed Evans and Shannon Lough, from The Northern View, support the Green Business initiative organized by Transition Prince Rupert. (Ceilidh Marlow photo)

In Our Opinion: Go green, sign the pledge

The Northern View agrees to five green practices when it signs the Green Business Pledge

  • Apr 18, 2019
Ed Evans and Shannon Lough, from The Northern View, support the Green Business initiative organized by Transition Prince Rupert. (Ceilidh Marlow photo)
Raffles Inn, at the Five Corners in Prince Rupert, is getting an overhaul after the new owners took it over. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: A spring clean for Prince Rupert

Numerous renovations, new businesses, development at the port, the outlook for 2019 is promising

  • Apr 4, 2019
Raffles Inn, at the Five Corners in Prince Rupert, is getting an overhaul after the new owners took it over. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Premier John Horgan at #BCTECHSummit 2018. (flickr/Province of British Columbia)

In Our Opinion: Horgan trying to do what Christy Clark couldn’t get done

B.C.’s NDP government promises tax breaks for LNG Canada

  • Mar 28, 2019
Premier John Horgan at #BCTECHSummit 2018. (flickr/Province of British Columbia)
The boil water advisory has ended in Prince Rupert. (Black Press file photo)

In Our Opinion: Down the drain

City of Prince Rupert announces its three-month water advisory was due to false positives

  • Mar 21, 2019
The boil water advisory has ended in Prince Rupert. (Black Press file photo)
Confusion in Prince Rupert over moving the dead from residential homes to the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital where the morgue is based. (The Northern View photo)

In Our Opinion: Body removal debacle

The shocking lack of communication over transferring the dead in Prince Rupert

  • Mar 14, 2019
Confusion in Prince Rupert over moving the dead from residential homes to the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital where the morgue is based. (The Northern View photo)
Matthew Allen is one of three finalists for the TD Business Writing Award for his three-part Death of Retail series. (Matthew Allen / Northern View photo)

In Our Opinion: Congratulations to Lough and Allen

Northern View lands three Ma Murray community newspaper award nominations

  • Mar 7, 2019
Matthew Allen is one of three finalists for the TD Business Writing Award for his three-part Death of Retail series. (Matthew Allen / Northern View photo)
(Photo: Flickr)

In Our Opinion: How to pay yourself

Prince Rupert mayor and council navigate the awkwardness of upping their pay after an extended freeze

  • Feb 28, 2019
(Photo: Flickr)
At the opening ceremonies for the 60th All Native Basketball Tournament, teams wore Wet’suwet’en Strong T-shirts and carried banners to support the anti-pipeline protest. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

All Native Tournament Committee should include anti-protest regulation for next year’s games

In Our Opinion: Rules needed for political demonstrations

  • Feb 14, 2019
At the opening ceremonies for the 60th All Native Basketball Tournament, teams wore Wet’suwet’en Strong T-shirts and carried banners to support the anti-pipeline protest. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Archived photo of a previous All Native Basketball Tournament. This year, the tournament is celebrating 60 years. (ANBT Committee provided photo)

In Our Opinion: Let the 60th games begin

All Native Basketball Tournament hype in Prince Rupert

  • Feb 7, 2019
Archived photo of a previous All Native Basketball Tournament. This year, the tournament is celebrating 60 years. (ANBT Committee provided photo)
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EDITORIAL: Stop wasting money, just get us something to drink

External reviews take time and money, what Prince Rupert needs is outside funding for infrastructure

  • Jan 31, 2019
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Unsocial media causes tensions over Prince Rupert’s boil water notice. (Pixabay photo)

In Our Opinion: Pot calling the kettle black

Un-social media has lead to rising tensions in the City of Prince Rupert over the boil water notice

  • Jan 24, 2019
Unsocial media causes tensions over Prince Rupert’s boil water notice. (Pixabay photo)
An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Pipelines, protests and silent LNG supporters

Canada’s government continues to see fossil fuel projects slip away

  • Jan 17, 2019
An anti-pipeline protest was held in Prince Rupert on Jan. 8, coorindated with protests happening across the country in support of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation people opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Grocery stores in Prince Rupert were sold out of bottled water by noon on Sunday, Dec. 16. Safeway put in an emergency order in for more water after Prince Rupert was issued a boil water advisory. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: An island in need of water

Prince Rupert residents have been without water for nearly a month, where is the federal government?

  • Jan 10, 2019
Grocery stores in Prince Rupert were sold out of bottled water by noon on Sunday, Dec. 16. Safeway put in an emergency order in for more water after Prince Rupert was issued a boil water advisory. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)