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Local news for Prince Rupert, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Prince Rupert man arrested for child pornography possession, distribution

Edmund White, 30, was arrested on July 3 after RCMP executed a search warrant in the 1700 block of Sloan Ave. There, RCMP seized various electronics devices and charged White with not only possession of child pornography, but importing or distributing child pornography and making or publishing child pornography.

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10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Gitga'at First Nation Releases Photos of Damaged Coal Carrier in Prince Rupert Harbour

The double-bottomed ship sustained a large six-metre gash in its hull that flooded two ballast tanks when it ran aground in Prince Rupert's outer harbour last week.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Search called off for solo rower missing off B.C.'s rugged north coast

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Nisga'a hereditary chief honoured with province's highest honour

A Nisga'a hereditary chief is one of 23 people honoured with the Order of BC, the province's highest form of recognition, at Government House today, July 22. whose Nisga'a name is Sim'oogit Hay'maas, is dedicated to the preservation of traditional arts in carving, cultural feasts, and dance groups He was privileged to have a traditional upbringing ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

BIV homeowners

In May, Heidi De Wildt, 26, and her 27-year-old husband, Richard, decamped from Metro Vancouver, selling their townhome and moving to Prince Rupert on British Columbia's northwest coast.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The First Perspective-Aboriginal

B.C. government offers Gitxsan First Nation signing bonus

The B.C. government has written directly to about 60 hereditary chiefs of the Gitxsan First Nation, outlining a multimillion-dollar gas-pipeline benefits deal.

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Canada.com

Australia's Woodside Petroleum seeking permission to export LNG from northern B.C.

A unit of Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has joined the liquefied natural gas export fray on Canada's West Coast, adding yet another player to a crowded field analysts have said is poised for a shakeout.

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Sys-Con Media

Ucore Announces Field Program at Ray Mountains, Alaska

Several claim blocks located in the northern Ray Mountains region of Central Alaska were acquired by the Company in 2011 as being prospective for rare earth content .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBC News

Solo rower missing between Port Hardy and Prince Rupert, B.C.

A 70-year-old man has gone missing roughly midway through a solo rowboat journey from Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island to Prince Rupert on B.C.'s north coast.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Canada.com

B.C. ports clogged amid labour tensions on U.S. west coast

Peak season has arrived earlier than usual at Vancouver's port, local authorities say, likely sparked by unsettled labour talks at U.S. west coast ports.

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Terrace Standard

Four Prince Rupert men arrested as part of regional drug bust

Four Prince Rupert men have been arrested for drug trafficking following a multi-jurisdictional police investigation that detained a total of eight people.

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Sys-Con Media

Prince Rupert Enforcement Operation Garners Hefty Penalities for...

On June 23, 2014, in Prince Rupert Provincial Court, Glen Robert Wesley was found guilty of violations of the Fisheries Act that occurred over a two-month period in the summer of 2010 in the Port Simpson area of northern British Columbia.

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Business Insurance

Canada: Grounding of Amakusa Island ship highlights oil spill risk

Environmentalists and First Nations have said that the recent grounding of ship Amakusa Island near Prince Rupert in British Columbia highlights the risk of an oil spill if tanker traffic significantly increases on the North Coast, The Vancouver Sun reported.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Prince Rupert tanker grounding highlights risk of oil spill, critics warn

The 228-metre Amakusa Island ran aground Monday night in Prince Rupert's outer harbour while it moved to an assigned anchorage from a berth at the Ridley Terminals coal terminal, above.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Input sought on Aurora LNG proposal

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is calling out for public comments on the proposed Aurora LNG Project that would be located near Prince Rupert.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Brandon Sun

Ship shifted from shallow shoals after grounding near Prince Rupert

Port officials in Prince Rupert, B.C., are watching a bulk carrier very closely after it ran aground near the entrance to the north coast harbour.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Terrace plant will feed Chinese demand for alfalfa

Pernarowski, who was front and centre in negotiations leading up to the land deal struck this week with business interests from the Chinese economic development zone Qinhuangdao, said there is huge demand for alfalfa for livestock and human consumption in China which is becoming increasingly health-conscious and affluent.

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The Richmond Review

B.C.'s Elders Gathering in Penticton unique in Canada

More than 3,500 people attended the 38th annual Elder's Gathering in Penticton July 7 to 9, including Elders and dignitaries from across British Columbia.

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Prince George Citizen

CN Rail loses wrongful dismissal case

A B.C. Supreme Court Justice has ordered CN Rail to pay a former Prince George employee damages for wrongful dismissal.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

GlobalNews

Bill Good to leave CKNW after 26 years

Bill Good, whose voice has been a constant presence in British Columbia for 49 years, is stepping away from the microphone.

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