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

Saturday | 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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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada

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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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Coleman, Canada

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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Related Topix: Canada, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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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Related Topix: Africa, Tribal, Canada,

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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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Market Wire

Ucore Announces Receipt of $6.56 Million in Subscriptions for...

Ucore Rare Metals Inc. , is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of a non-brokered private placement of 10,577,631 units at $0.38 per Unit for gross proceeds of approximately $4,019,500.

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Related Topix: Ketchikan, AK, Canada

Prince George Citizen

City image remains troubled: survey

Prince George still needs to overcome a reputation problem in order to attract business and employees, according to a study commissioned by the local economic development office.

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Petroleum News

Jobs plan for LNG boom

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, supported by a delegation of top cabinet ministers and petroleum leaders, has persuaded the Canadian government to declare that the LNG sector is a potential 'nation-builder' which could create 100,000 jobs.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Terrace Standard

Rich history at former rail settlements

The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, as result of the historical significance the GTP had on the development of the region, recognized two GTP-related sites.

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Agassiz Harrison Observer

Aboriginals offered share of LNG revenues

The B.C. government has signed its first two revenue sharing agreements with aboriginal communities on the North Coast for liquefied natural gas developments.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Prince Rupert artist's mask goes from carving to coin

Carol Young-Bagshaw kept the number from the Royal Canadian Mint when they came calling about a carved piece she had designed called The Matriarch Moon Mask.

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Related Topix: Canada, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Heart of our city: Clouds just fine for Heloise Viviers

Prince Rupert's wet and cloudy climate is a mild irritation for some, but for Heloise Viviers and her family it's the reason they fought to stay here.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, South Africa,

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