Poll

Port Edward will be deciding between three candidates for mayor. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

POLL: What do you think is the biggest issue for the 2018 municipal election?

As voting day in Prince Rupert and Port Edward approaches, tell us what do you care about most?

  • Oct 3, 2018
Port Edward will be deciding between three candidates for mayor. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Crews have been clearing space for a new dog park on Mckay Street since August. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: Are you happy with the new dog park being built next to Mckay Street Park?

A new dog park to replace the dog park at Doug Kerr field is being built on Mckay Street

Crews have been clearing space for a new dog park on Mckay Street since August. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Out of 162 B.C. municipalities, 22 per cent have named a candidate as mayor without any challengers. In Prince Rupert, Lee Brain was named mayor by acclamation on Sept. 21 after he received no challenger in this year’s election. (File photo)

WEB POLL: How will the lack of a mayoral race affect your decision to vote

Lee Brain was acclaimed as mayor on Sept. 21 after no other candidate entered the 2018 race

Out of 162 B.C. municipalities, 22 per cent have named a candidate as mayor without any challengers. In Prince Rupert, Lee Brain was named mayor by acclamation on Sept. 21 after he received no challenger in this year’s election. (File photo)
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Prince Rupert RCMP are urging public to avoid the Butze Rapids Trail until conservation officer deals a wolf that attacked a group of hikers and their dog. (File photo)

WEB POLL: Do you feel safe on Butze Rapids Trail?

A woman called police after her dog was attacked on the Prince Rupert trail last Friday

  • Sep 16, 2018
Prince Rupert RCMP are urging public to avoid the Butze Rapids Trail until conservation officer deals a wolf that attacked a group of hikers and their dog. (File photo)
The Prince Rupert Rampage will host their home opener on Oct. 6 against the Kitimat Ice Demons. (Team photo)

WEB POLL: Will you go to Rampage home games now that they are no longer being broadcast by City West?

City West will no longer broadcast live Rampage home games from the Civic Centre arena.

The Prince Rupert Rampage will host their home opener on Oct. 6 against the Kitimat Ice Demons. (Team photo)
Not all seafood products are being labelled properly, according to an Oceana Canada study. (Pixabay photo)

WEB POLL: Are you confident the seafood you purchase is labelled properly?

Nearly half of the seafood sold in Canada is mislabelled according to an Oceana study

  • Sep 1, 2018
Not all seafood products are being labelled properly, according to an Oceana Canada study. (Pixabay photo)
WEBPOLL: Do you think the pop-up fair is a step in the right direction for Redesign Rupert?

WEBPOLL: Do you think the pop-up fair is a step in the right direction for Redesign Rupert?

Aug. 24 pop-up fair will transform a section of Prince Rupert into a market

WEBPOLL: Do you think the pop-up fair is a step in the right direction for Redesign Rupert?
WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Prince Rupert is business friendly?

WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Prince Rupert is business friendly?

Given the number of closures, what do you think of the business climate in Rupert?

  • Aug 17, 2018
WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Prince Rupert is business friendly?
Ridley Terminals Inc. is up for sale this fall. (File photo)

WEB POLL: Do you agree with the government selling Ridley Terminals?

Federal government plans to sell the B.C. coal terminal this fall

  • Aug 10, 2018
Ridley Terminals Inc. is up for sale this fall. (File photo)
WorkSafeBC is currently investigating the causes of the ammonia leak that took place at the Civic Centre on July 4 (File Photo)

Should the ammonia leak investigation be made public once complete?

WorkSafeBC is currently investigating the cause of the ammonia leak at the Civic Centre on July 4.

WorkSafeBC is currently investigating the causes of the ammonia leak that took place at the Civic Centre on July 4 (File Photo)
A proposed bill to move open-net fish farms inland. (Black Press file)

WEB POLL: Should fish farms be moved inland?

Federal MP Fin Donnelly calls for land-based fish farms in B.C.

  • Jul 26, 2018
A proposed bill to move open-net fish farms inland. (Black Press file)
B.C. food retailers are trying to change people’s behaviour to reduce food waste. (Submitted photo)

WEB POLL: Are you guilty of foodwaste at home?

B.C. food retailers are trying to change people’s behaviour to reduce food waste

  • Jul 20, 2018
B.C. food retailers are trying to change people’s behaviour to reduce food waste. (Submitted photo)
Last year’s first Intertidal Music Festival drew a crowd of enthusiastic dancers. (Shannon Loug / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: Are you going to the Intertidal Music Festival this Saturday?

North Pacific Cannery hosts more than 20 performances July 21

  • Jul 15, 2018
Last year’s first Intertidal Music Festival drew a crowd of enthusiastic dancers. (Shannon Loug / The Northern View)
On July 1, the bins at the recycling depot in Prince Rupert were overflowing. (Katherine Spong photo)

WEB POLL: Do you think the Recycling Depot needs to expand its hours even more?

After hours transfer stations are often overflowing with recycling at the Prince Rupert recycling depot

On July 1, the bins at the recycling depot in Prince Rupert were overflowing. (Katherine Spong photo)
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 meeting in Quebec, June 8, 2018. (Prime Minister’s Office)

Do you think a trade war with the U.S. will help or harm Prince Rupert?

The U.S. imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 meeting in Quebec, June 8, 2018. (Prime Minister’s Office)
The Quick and Daring during Seafest in June 2016 may be the last time the event is launched from the now blocked off beach. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

WEB POLL: Do you want Quick and Daring to come back for Seafest 2019?

Popular hand-made boat race will not be held for second year in a row

  • Jun 6, 2018
The Quick and Daring during Seafest in June 2016 may be the last time the event is launched from the now blocked off beach. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
This photo shows an aerial view of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain marine terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Canada’s federal government said Tuesday it is buying a controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast to ensure it gets built. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)

Do you agree with the federal government’s $4.5B pipeline purchase?

Liberal government to buy Trans Mountain and all of Kinder Morgan Canada’s core assets

  • Jun 1, 2018
This photo shows an aerial view of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain marine terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Canada’s federal government said Tuesday it is buying a controversial pipeline from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast to ensure it gets built. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
A Via Rail currently schedules trips between Prince Rupert, Terrace and Prince George, but delays are common. (Black Press photo)

WEB POLL: Do you think improving passenger rail service will replace Greyhound’s bus service?

Via Rail has been referenced as a possible alternative to cancelled northern bus services

A Via Rail currently schedules trips between Prince Rupert, Terrace and Prince George, but delays are common. (Black Press photo)
Nathan Cullen’s Create Your Canada contest is now open to all ages. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Web Poll: Will you submit a law to the Create Your Canada contest?

As Nathan Cullen tours with the contest, we ask those in Prince Rupert if they’ll join

Nathan Cullen’s Create Your Canada contest is now open to all ages. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, a spring chinook salmon reaches the end of the run at the McKenzie Hatchery, where mature fish are gathering in an annual fall ritual east of Springfield, Ore. Wildlife officials in Oregon are trapping California sea lions that have migrated 130 miles inland and then returning them to the Pacific Ocean in trucks because the pinnipeds have been gorging on threatened steelhead and chinook salmon as they spill over fish ladders at key dams. (File photo)

Web Poll: Do you support having the owner-operator policy for fish harvesters on the West Coast?

Federal policymakers are considering ways to improve management of Canadian fisheries

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, a spring chinook salmon reaches the end of the run at the McKenzie Hatchery, where mature fish are gathering in an annual fall ritual east of Springfield, Ore. Wildlife officials in Oregon are trapping California sea lions that have migrated 130 miles inland and then returning them to the Pacific Ocean in trucks because the pinnipeds have been gorging on threatened steelhead and chinook salmon as they spill over fish ladders at key dams. (File photo)