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2 hrs ago | World Trade

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.

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6 hrs ago | 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.

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14 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

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.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Edmonton Journal

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.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Terrace Standard

Crimp placed in pipelines

The Gitxsan First Nation has vowed to block any natural gas pipeline construction on their territory unless certain title rights are acknowledged by the government for an area of disputed land.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

GlobalNews

Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program features students from across Canada

There was a lack of tassels, but it was graduation day on Friday, for 21 students of the RCMP's Aboriginal Pre-Cadet Training Program .

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Swamp Point work now underway

For those who saw it from the shore it was simply a barge filled with equipment, but for Highbank Resources the vessel departing the Prince Rupert harbour on June 27 marked a major turning point for its Swamp Point North aggregate project.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Major airport renovations set to begin

After securing a $7 million loan from the City of Prince Rupert last year, the Prince Rupert Airport Authority is preparing for its terminal building to be renovated, airfield and access road asphalt work to be done and the creation of a new water treatment system.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Vancouver Sun

The future of the Downtown Eastside: Should they stay or should they go?

Why has the DTES been allowed to perpetuate itself and why are other neighbourhoods and cities not carrying the load Dave Hauck moved to the Downtown Eastside 20 years ago to be closer to the medical clinic that treats his hepatitis C, the food kitchens, and the free movies at the Carnegie library.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cow Bay Days set for this Saturday

Udder Bags' Connie Jack and a committee of hard-working merchants and individuals are well-prepared for the annual Cow Bay Days, set for this Saturday in Cow Bay.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Taylor Lake campers kicked out, convenience store planned and other notes from Port Edward council

Following up on a letter of complaint from Prince Rupert Mayor Jack Mussallem, district staff contacted the Ministry of Transportation to enhance enforcement of rules in place for the site.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

LA Daily News

Grow jobs by increasing Californiaa s export trade: Guest commentary

Given ramped-up competition from within the United States and around the world, can California continue to be a leader when it comes to exporting goods, which supports nearly 1.4 million jobs in our state? As the gateway to the Pacific Rim, will California be ready to take full advantage of the exporting opportunities that will occur as huge ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Closer look at Northern Gateway pipeline construction

While Enbridge's $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline project must overcome many political and bureaucratic challenges before the oil can flow, logistical challenges from its actual construction are also being mulled over.

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Sys-Con Media

Avanti Mining Receives Environmental Approval From the Government of Canada for Its Kitsault Project

Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Government of Canada on June 27, 2014.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Longtime resident, councillor says goodbye

Outgoing Terrace city councillor Marylin Davies says that Terrace today reminds her of 51 years ago when she arrived with her father and the rest of her family to a small bustling town.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Closer look at Northern Gateway pipeline construction

While Enbridge's $7 billion Northern Gateway pipeline project must overcome many political and bureaucratic challenges before the oil can flow, logistical challenges from its actual construction are also being mulled over.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

City receives second $2.1 million payment from Prince Rupert Port Authority

The City of Prince Rupert has received another $2.1 million cheque from the Prince Rupert Port Authority as the two organizations continue to debate how much payment-in-lieu of taxes the city should receive.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cullen: Northwest businesses worried about temporary foreign worker cutbacks

On his recent trip to Prince Rupert and Terrace, Skeena - Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen spoke with a number of his constituents and one of the most common concerns they had regarded the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the magnitude of which is being scaled back through a series of caps on the program to the point where its elimination may be ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Brandon Sun

A list of the victims along B.C.'s Highway of Tears

A list of the 18 women and girls whose deaths and disappearances are part of the RCMP's investigation of the Highway of Tears in British Columbia.

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Canada.com

'Strong suspects' but no charges in B.C. Highway of Tears investigation: RCMP

Vancouver In the 1950s was supposedly second only to Shanghai in the number of neon signs per capita in the city, according to the Vancouver Public Library.

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