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Candles helped warm the hearts and hands of those who weathered the cold winds to attend a vigil at the Vancouver Art Gallery Friday to honour the life of Nelson Mandela.
An agreement between Coast Tsimshian Resources and Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. means the two will work toward the construction of a wood pellet plant for Terrace.
Masset mayor Andrew Merilees thinks Lower Mainland bridges, including Vancouver's Lions Gate, should be tolled, with money funneled north to pay for BC Ferries service.
Over the course of 90 minutes on Thursday night, representatives from BC Ferries and the Ministry of Transportation were repeatedly told proposed service cuts on the North Coast are simply unacceptable.
With Endridge hearings now in their final stage what has been ignored is the precise route the pipeline would take.
BASF and Pacific NorthWest LNG have concluded a license agreement on the use of BASF's OASE technology for the removal of carbon dioxide and sulfur containing components from natural gas for all trains of Pacific NorthWest LNG's proposed liquefied natural gas facility in the district of Port Edward, near Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada .
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver assured a Vancouver business audience Wednesday that the federal government is committed to "world class" oil spill prevention and response on the B.C. coast.
Geographically, the City of Prince Rupert and the District of Port Edward are separated by only a 10-minute drive but when it comes to good governance they are world's apart.
Prince Rupert Mayor Jack Mussallem wants the city to begin preparing before a major bridge failure on the east side.
THE company building BC Hydro's massive Northwest Transmission Line expects to have the wmajority of its towers complete by the end of the year leading to a planned completion date of late spring next year.
The proposed liquefied natural gas project at Grassy Point near Prince Rupert, B.C. has filed its export application with Canada's National Energy Board .
Last week I described the inevitable demise of B.C.'s "carbon neutral government" scheme, which continues to take millions from hospitals and schools to fund greenhouse gas reduction projects of questionable value.
Despite an announcement by Prince Rupert Mayor Jack Mussallem at the Nov. 25 council meeting, the airlines serving the Prince Rupert airport say they have no plans to bring larger planes to the region.
This year's recipients are: Dale Campbell of Prince Rupert for her masks, plaques and totem poles; Marlene Liddle of Masset for cedar bark weaving; Joe Martin of Tofino for his dugout canoes; Ken McNeil of Terrace for his sculptures and totem poles and Sammy Robinson of Kitimaat Village for his work in wood, silver and gold.