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Limited passenger sailing and charter flights will be provided for essential travel, regular sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii will recommence on April 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ferries cancellation update: Charter flights and limited passenger sailings for essential travel

Haida Gwaii to Prince Rupert regular service will resume April 29

Limited passenger sailing and charter flights will be provided for essential travel, regular sailings from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii will recommence on April 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Sailings of BC Ferries Northern Adventure from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii have been cancelled for the week of April 24 to 29, due to ferry staff contracting COVID-19, said a company representative. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

North Coast MLA addresses BC Ferries cancellations

Ferry cancelled from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii for week of April 24 to April 29

Sailings of BC Ferries Northern Adventure from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii have been cancelled for the week of April 24 to 29, due to ferry staff contracting COVID-19, said a company representative. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Vopak is proposing to build another propane project on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to Vopak, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Control Strategies announced on April 19. Vopak is proposing to build another LPG storage facility on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (File photo)

Environmental Assessment Certificate issued to Vopak for Prince Rupert project

Proposed LPG storage facilities would cost $885 million and create 250 FT jobs

Vopak is proposing to build another propane project on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to Vopak, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Control Strategies announced on April 19. Vopak is proposing to build another LPG storage facility on Ridley Island, Prince Rupert. (File photo)
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Via Rail is resuming passenger train service three times a week along the Jasper to Prince Rupert line. The train in Prince Rupert is seen on April 13, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Via Rail is back on track to Prince Rupert

The train will run passengers from Jasper to Prince Rupert three times a week

Via Rail is resuming passenger train service three times a week along the Jasper to Prince Rupert line. The train in Prince Rupert is seen on April 13, 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Museum of Northern British Columbia benefits from an Art Impact Grant of $39,200 announced on April 1. Lucy Trimble and Jeremy Pahl attended the opening night of Prince Rupert artist Suzo Hickey’s exhibit, on Sept. 10, 2021, at the Ruth Harvey Gallery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

North Coast art organizations to receive portion of $12.4 million

North Coast MLA, Jennifer Rice said funding will assist in rebuilding and recovery

Museum of Northern British Columbia benefits from an Art Impact Grant of $39,200 announced on April 1. Lucy Trimble and Jeremy Pahl attended the opening night of Prince Rupert artist Suzo Hickey’s exhibit, on Sept. 10, 2021, at the Ruth Harvey Gallery. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Queen bee of the north makes sweet honey for ANBT

The Clover Fields Apiary farm is a hive of family activity

Claudia Pavon and her daughter Malvina Pavon of Clover Field’s Apiaries share their sweet talents of honey-making and beekeeping as vendors at the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert on April 6. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Women’s divisions’ teams from Lax Kw’alaams and Greenville playoff for advancement to the second round at the first day games of the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament on April 3. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Video: Opening day of 62nd ANBT and evening ceremonies

Opening ceremonies were led by the Haida Nation

Women’s divisions’ teams from Lax Kw’alaams and Greenville playoff for advancement to the second round at the first day games of the 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament on April 3. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

62nd ANBT returns with a packed house

The Haida Nation led the ceremonial entrance to open the games

The 62nd All Native Basketball Tournament bounced back on April 3, with the Haida Nation leading the opening ceremonies. Parnticipants were encouraged to donate to the town of Lytton, by placing donations on a flag in the center of the gym. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Mayor Lee Brain and Richard Pucci director of operations and intergovernmental relations, stand outside the newly leased Chamberlain Ave. property on March 24 to where Public Works will be relocating. (Photo: supplied by City of Prince Rupert)

Prince Rupert anticipates $750,000 in leasehold improvements to relocate Public Works

Lease deal for vacant McCarthy GM dealership includes option to purchase

Mayor Lee Brain and Richard Pucci director of operations and intergovernmental relations, stand outside the newly leased Chamberlain Ave. property on March 24 to where Public Works will be relocating. (Photo: supplied by City of Prince Rupert)
Newly developed housing on Eagle Dr. was completed in January by Pacific Aurora Construction with more planned for Drake Cres., property developer Kevin Stunder said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hundreds of Prince Rupert city-owned land lots proposed for transfer to Legacy Inc.

Public feedback is invited on land disposition intended to promote housing development

Newly developed housing on Eagle Dr. was completed in January by Pacific Aurora Construction with more planned for Drake Cres., property developer Kevin Stunder said. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Prince Rupert RCMP on Dec. 9, is looking for Chante Leah Low on outstanding warrants.  (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Wanted Wednesday: Chante Leah Low

Prince Rupert RCMP are reissuing a request for assistance in locating wanted female

Prince Rupert RCMP on Dec. 9, is looking for Chante Leah Low on outstanding warrants.  (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Iryna Levkovytska, a Prince Rupert Nurse flew to Poland to assist her family in Ukraine on March 7, is pictured in an older photo with her sister Kateryna Tiurina. A FreeFunder campaign has been established for medical and safety supplies and to assist with bringing her family to Canada. (Photo: supplied)

To Ukraine with heart – funding campaign for Prince Rupert couple headed to warzone

“Help Save My Family” funding campaign for medical and safety supplies

Iryna Levkovytska, a Prince Rupert Nurse flew to Poland to assist her family in Ukraine on March 7, is pictured in an older photo with her sister Kateryna Tiurina. A FreeFunder campaign has been established for medical and safety supplies and to assist with bringing her family to Canada. (Photo: supplied)
Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert couple flying to Ukraine to save family amid Russian invasion

A child survivor in Chornobyl, nuclear fears are real for Anatolii Levkovytskyi

Prince Rupert resident, Anatolii Levkovytskyi, points to his home city in Ukraine on March 4, which has been destroyed by bombing and missile attacks where his brother is fighting on the front lines. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Producers for the movie The Island Between Tides will be settling into Prince Rupert shortly for the filming of the Canadian production to start in March. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Cast and crew being scouted for Hollywood North production filmed in Prince Rupert

The Island Between Tides will start production in March

Producers for the movie The Island Between Tides will be settling into Prince Rupert shortly for the filming of the Canadian production to start in March. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)

Rabbits allegedly killed and dissected in front of Haida Gwaii elementary school children

Lesson was cruel and traumatizing to young students, said animal rights group

Three rabbits were allegedly killed and dissected in a classroom on Jan. 28, in front of school students aged 9 to 12 years old, said People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. This photographed rabbit is not one in the incident. (Andrea Rondeau/Citizen)
Ira Shaw recovers in Prince Rupert Regional Hospital on Jan. 20 after having portions of his toes amputated from frostbite. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert man has frostbitten toes amputated after being kicked out of homeless shelter

Homeless man was allegedly kicked out of shelter during cold snap

Ira Shaw recovers in Prince Rupert Regional Hospital on Jan. 20 after having portions of his toes amputated from frostbite. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Demonstrators for freedom of vaccine choice display signs and placards along McBride Str. on Jan. 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Prince Rupert citizens join freedom of vaccine choice rally

More than 150 attendees lined McBride and gathered on courthouse lawn

Demonstrators for freedom of vaccine choice display signs and placards along McBride Str. on Jan. 22. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Hundreds of B.C. fish harvesters have received EI rejection letters for the 2021 claims after the federal government relaxed qualifications, leaving Prince Rupert unemployment advocates inundated with concerned calls, Paul Lagace of PRUAC said on Jan. 21. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hundreds denied fishing benefits in a move called unfair

Skeena-Bulkley MP challenges federal rejection of EI fisher claims

Hundreds of B.C. fish harvesters have received EI rejection letters for the 2021 claims after the federal government relaxed qualifications, leaving Prince Rupert unemployment advocates inundated with concerned calls, Paul Lagace of PRUAC said on Jan. 21. Fishers in June 2021 unloading catch in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
A tsunami advisory map issued by the City of Prince Rupert on Jan. 15 shows waterfront areas that are at risk. (Photo: supplied)

UPDATED: Tsunami advisory lifted for North Coast

Advisory issued for Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii, Kitimat and North Coast regions

A tsunami advisory map issued by the City of Prince Rupert on Jan. 15 shows waterfront areas that are at risk. (Photo: supplied)