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Prince George Citizen
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.
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.
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 .
Sun Jul 20, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Cargo Congestion on West Coast of U.S., Canada
Cargo congestion prevails among U.S. and Canadian West Coast ports. Shippers concerned with U.S. West Coast labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and their management have increased cargo throughput to U.S. ports, as well as rerouted freight to Canadian ports.
The Now Newspaper
Surrey high school among sites where illegal tobbacco levels studied
B.C. is getting smoked for tax losses of about $120 million per year because so many people use illegal tobacco.
Cooper to recount epic first wall ascent
Although talented climbers dare to face the Stawamus Chief's challenging pitches on a daily basis these days, that wasn't always the case.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Opinion: Make Prince Rupert the terminus
This is an aerial view of the Fairview container port in Prince Rupert, B.C. Enbridge should reconsider making Kitimat the terminus of its proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and choose the Port of Prince Rupert instead, writes Bob Russell.