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

2 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

CN posts first quarter profit of $623 million

Despite a winter CN senior executives described as the toughest in memory, the railway giant made a 16 per cent currency exchange-adjusted revenue gain in transporting petroleum and chemicals.

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5 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Lelu Island terminal not expected to impact marine navigation near Prince Rupert

Although nothing formal is in place, Pacific NorthWest LNG says all indication are boats will in fact be permitted to travel under the jetty trestle protruding from Lelu Island.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Market Wire

Maple Leaf Signs Agreement to Lease Greenhouse Facilities Within NW...

Maple Leaf Green World announces that the Company has signed an agreement to lease with Woodmere Nursery Ltd. , a private operator for almost 30 years of greenhouse facilities in Telkwa, B.C., approximately 11 kms southeast of Smithers and 350 kms East of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, along CN's Jasper to Prince Rupert rail line.

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The Globe and Mail

Teachers' job action targets play time

Science and chemistry teacher Hamish Morrison ignites gas and soap bubbles to demonstrate methane combustion for his students during class at Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 25, 2014.

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TSN.ca

Fraser: A closer look at Cooke's knee-on-knee hit on Barrie

Got a question on rule clarification, comments on rule enforcements or some memorable NHL stories? Kerry wants to answer your emails at cmonref@tsn.ca .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Orange County Register

Ports to power a new kind of cleaning crew

A new war on air pollution in the twin seaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is about to be launched.

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Prince George Citizen

NDP MLAs to tour Highway of Tears

B.C. New Democrats will be traveling the Highway of Tears next week to highlight the need for safe public transportation between Prince Rupert and Prince George.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Prince George Citizen

LNG projects would bring big changes in region

If the province gets the LNG windfall the private sector is predicting, towns and villages around northern B.C. will not look the same.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Planning Report

Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster Finds 'Superficial' LA 2020's Recommendation to Merge Ports

The Los Angeles 2020 Commission -created by City Council President Herb Wesson a year ago-released its second report, "A Time for Action," in early April.

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The First Perspective-Aboriginal

B.C. First Nations eyeing LNG cash windfall

Northern B.C. First Nations are developing a strategy they hope will net them hundreds of millions of dollars if they support liquefied natural gas projects and pipelines.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Globe and Mail

MLAs' highway road trip hopes to help end the tears

Road signs on Highway 16, also know as the Highway of Tears, just outside Smithers, B.C. Road signs on Highway 16, also know as the Highway of Tears, just outside Smithers, B.C. The first time rookie MLA Jennifer Rice picked up hitchhikers, it was along the Highway of Tears, the northern B.C. route known for it heavy toll of missing and murdered ... (more)

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The Western Producer

Port upgrade to cost $100 million

A new ship loading system at Viterra's Pacific Terminal in Vancouver will allow it to load ships more quickly and efficiently and increase throughput capacity to more than six million tonnes per year.

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CBC News

Triton wins 25-year licence to export LNG from B.C.

Calgary's AltaGas is a partner in the proposed Triton LNG project, which has won approval from the NEB for a 25-year licence to export from B.C. The National Energy Board has approved an application by Triton LNG Limited Partnership for a 25-year licence to export liquefied natural gas from a port in British Columbia.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Multiple strategies to take advantage of LNG jobs

There's been a lot of discussion recently about the potential for Liquefied Natural Gas in British Columbia to create meaningful jobs, and whether or not the Province - and my ministry in particular - is doing what it should to ensure that training for Aboriginal British Columbians will be available to take advantage of those jobs.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Perry, Bender win national awards

The Northern View is pleased to announced that some of the best articles in the country in 2013 appeared within these pages.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Conference in Prince Rupert focuses on rising above

The Rising Above Organization will host its National Healing Conference in Prince Rupert this June, in partnership with the Prince Rupert Salvation Army.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Northern Savings Credit Union boasts growth in 2013

Northern Savings Credit Union had a prosperous year in 2013, increasing its earnings, assets and the amount given out in loans.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada.com

First Nations/Aquilini pipeline plan gets lukewarm response from oil opponents

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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The Globe and Mail

Walter Energy suspends B.C. coal operations on slumping prices

The temporary shutdown of Walter Energy's Wolverine mine will result in the layoffs of 415 workers and another 280 employees are to be affected due to suspending the Brule operation in July.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Asian Pacific Post

Multiple strategies to take advantage of LNG jobs

There's been a lot of discussion recently about the potential for Liquefied Natural Gas in British Columbia to create meaningful jobs, and whether or not the Province - and my ministry in particular - is doing what it should to ensure that training for Aboriginal British Columbians will be available to take advantage of those jobs.

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