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Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen (left) and Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside read to children after child care announcement in Langley, Oct. 18, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Seamless kindergarten pilot program for Haida Gwaii

The program will provide before and after school care for students

Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen (left) and Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside read to children after child care announcement in Langley, Oct. 18, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
CityWest and the Haida Nation have entered into a partnership creating a new company CityWest Haida Communications Corp., which will support fibre-optic communications on the archipelago. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Partnership between CityWest and the Haida Nation creates new company

Haida members will benefit directly from the profits of CityWest Haida Communications Corp.

CityWest and the Haida Nation have entered into a partnership creating a new company CityWest Haida Communications Corp., which will support fibre-optic communications on the archipelago. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast is the Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Time to get smart about fire prevention

Opinion from Secretary of Emergency Preparedness

Jennifer Rice MLA for the North Coast is the Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Arny Nagy, an Aboriginal advocate, said on Sept. 22, he believes truth and reconciliation can happen if discriminatory policies against First Nations people can be abolished. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Truth and Reconciliation: Arny Nagy

Re: Res. school survivors - “People see adults … all I see is that young child crying for help.”

Arny Nagy, an Aboriginal advocate, said on Sept. 22, he believes truth and reconciliation can happen if discriminatory policies against First Nations people can be abolished. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Cops for Cancer - Tour De North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)

Cops for Cancer – Tour de North rides to success in Prince Rupert

Cyclists battled wicked weather but ended the 870 km trek from Prince George in jubilation

The Cops for Cancer - Tour De North finished in Prince Rupert on Sept. 23 with participants jubilant at the success of cycling more than 870 km and battling wicked weather to raise funds for pediatric cancer research. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)

Prince Rupert boil water notice in effect for all households and businesses

Disease-causing microorganisms may escape into the water distribution system

On Sept. 20, a boil water notice was issued and will remain in place until further notice for all Prince Rupert households and businesses. (Black Press: file photo)
Seven North Coast members of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue received outstanding service awards on Sept. 18. Volunteers from Prince Rupert, Lax Kw’alaams, Haida Gwaii and Kitimat were all honoured. (News Bulletin file photo)

North Coast members of RCMSAR receive awards of excellence

Seven volunteers from Prince Rupert, Lax Kw’alaams, Haida Gwaii and Kitimat all honoured

Seven North Coast members of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue received outstanding service awards on Sept. 18. Volunteers from Prince Rupert, Lax Kw’alaams, Haida Gwaii and Kitimat were all honoured. (News Bulletin file photo)
Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)

Prince Rupert telecom company continues to grow

CityWest expands east and west

Prince Rupert-owned CityWest is announced on Sept 14, it is expanding its fibre optic network west to the Village of Fraser Lake. Also announced on Sept. 17, was the expansion west through the Connected Coast project, to Haida Gwaii. (File photo, Black Press)
Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Skeena Bulkley Liberal MP candidate throws down the gauntlet to NDP incumbent

Lakhwinder Jhaj challenges Taylor Bachrach on efforts to improve veterinary care in the NW

Lakwinder Jhaj, Liberal Party of Canada candidate for Skeena BulkleyMP in the upcoming federal election was in Prince Rupert on Sept. 15 to visit the city for the first time as a campaign stopover. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)

CN Rail fined $2.5 million in Prince Rupert Court

Second fine for CN Rail stems from pesticide use along PR to Terrace corridor

CN Rail pleaded guilty to a $100,000 sentence in the Prince Rupert Court on May 27 for violations under the Integrated Pest Management Act. (Photo: Conservation Officer Service Facebook)
CN rail started operating again through Clinton and Lone Butte. (CN image)
A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)

New LNG plant for Port Edward receives permit for the go-ahead

PE LNG will be 24 months in construction creating dozens of permanent jobs in the region

A computer graphic shows the PE LNG to be located in Port Edward which has received its facilities permit on Sept. 13, from the BC Oil and Gas Commission allowing the start of site investigation work for the small scale plant. (Image supplied)
The barge, Scotch Cap, created increased environmental concerns on Sept. 8 when the dock it was attached to broke away in Port Edward. Mayor Knut Bjorndal is calling on all levels of government for assistance with the removal of the vessel and another alongside it. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Port Edward mayor pleads for govt. assistance after near environmental mishap

Requests for help to remove derelict sea vessels have gone unresponded to, says North Coast mayor

The barge, Scotch Cap, created increased environmental concerns on Sept. 8 when the dock it was attached to broke away in Port Edward. Mayor Knut Bjorndal is calling on all levels of government for assistance with the removal of the vessel and another alongside it. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The derelict barge, the Scotch Cap, has been moored for more than 14 years at Porpoise Harbour in Port Edward when it and another vessel became unmoored, when the dock broke away, Sept. 8. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)

Derelict vessels become unmoored in Port Edward harbour and will be more than $2m to remove

We dodged one big environmental problem with just luck - Mayor Knut Bjorndal

The derelict barge, the Scotch Cap, has been moored for more than 14 years at Porpoise Harbour in Port Edward when it and another vessel became unmoored, when the dock broke away, Sept. 8. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)
Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)

Derelict vessels become unmoored in Port Edward harbour and will be more than $2m to remove

We dodged one big environmental problem with just luck - Mayor Knut Bjorndal

Two abandoned vessels became unmoored overnight on Sept. 8 in Port Edward and will be an estimated $2 million to $4 million in remediation costs, Mayor Knut Bjorndal said. (Photo: The Northern View)
Prince Rupert man Mark Bell has received the good news Big Pharma corporation Novartis will cover his costs of cancer-related gene therapy. (Photo: Facebook supplied)

Big Pharma comes through for Prince Rupert man with cancer

International drug giant Novartis may cover the cost of medication on a case by case basis

Prince Rupert man Mark Bell has received the good news Big Pharma corporation Novartis will cover his costs of cancer-related gene therapy. (Photo: Facebook supplied)
A new agreement announced on Aug. 13 by the Council of the Haida Nation, federal and provincial governments recognizes the intrinsic right of the Haida to the geographical area and the right to self-govern. (Photo: Baneet Braich/ Black Press)

Council of the Haida Nation, Feds and Province sign historic agreement

GayG̱ahlda “Changing Tide” agreement recognizes right to geographic territory and right to self-govern

A new agreement announced on Aug. 13 by the Council of the Haida Nation, federal and provincial governments recognizes the intrinsic right of the Haida to the geographical area and the right to self-govern. (Photo: Baneet Braich/ Black Press)
Rushbrook Harbour in Prince Rupert and managed by Port Edward Harbour Authority will receive repairs financed by the Small Harbours Program, Keri Dybhavn harbour authority manager said, on Aug. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

$11 million to fund repairs at three local harbours

Funds will be used to repair Rushbrook, Fairview, and Port Edward harbours

Rushbrook Harbour in Prince Rupert and managed by Port Edward Harbour Authority will receive repairs financed by the Small Harbours Program, Keri Dybhavn harbour authority manager said, on Aug. 11. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Dempsey Bob donates artistic residency to North Pacific Cannery in Port Edward

World-renowned artist will carve cannery history to preserve the past for the future

Ann Leach general manager of North Pacific Cannery Museum said on Aug. 5 a donation from world-renowned master carver Dempsey Bob is extra special because he embodies the canneries and the lives of the people who lived and worked there. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The coastal circumference of Haida Gwaii will benefit from a $2.3 million tidy-up of debris and plastics in harbour waters thanks to a provincial government clean up initiative, announced on Aug. 5. (File photo)

North Coast waters around Haida Gwaii will be cleaned up with $2.3 million initiative

Clean Coast Clean Waters project will create 140 jobs on the archipelago

The coastal circumference of Haida Gwaii will benefit from a $2.3 million tidy-up of debris and plastics in harbour waters thanks to a provincial government clean up initiative, announced on Aug. 5. (File photo)
An amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement was announced on Aug. 6th by Chief Marilyn Slett president of the Coastal First Nations, and the Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. (Photo: file/supplied)

Eight Coastal First Nations to implement amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement

The original agreement signed in 2019 includes Metlakatla and Haida Gwaii

An amended Fisheries Resources Reconciliation Agreement was announced on Aug. 6th by Chief Marilyn Slett president of the Coastal First Nations, and the Ministry of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. (Photo: file/supplied)