Local News

7/26/2017

Reaction From Port Edward, Prince Rupert And Metlakatla on PNW LNG Scrapped

The mayor of Port Edward says he's disappointed the Pacific NorthWest LNG project isn't moving forward any longer. Mayor Dave MacDonald says it had a lot of potential to grow the area. "We're disappointed because there was opportunity for the whole area as far as jobs and growth for our ... Read more
7/26/2017

Ross Worried, Opponents Celebrate Cancellation of Pacific Northwest LNG Project

A former senior executive with TransCanada Corporation calls the Petronas decision to scrap the multi-billion-dollar Pacific Northwest LNG Project at Port Edward's Lelu Island "a tragedy for Canada". Dennis McConaghy says it's a real condemnation of this country and what he called the "utterly unproductive entities in it that simply ... Read more
7/25/2017

Celebration Of Pacific NorthWest LNG Halting Held in Prince Rupert

The rain didn't damper the celebration for nearly 50 people ecstatic to see the Pacific NorthWest LNG scrapped. The celebration that included singing, dancing, and drumming took place at Mariner's Park in Prince Rupert.  Hereditary Chief Donnie Wesley of Lax Kw'alaams Gitwilgyoots Tribe says it was a lot of work ... Read more
7/25/2017

Construction On Rushbrook Trail Starting Soon

The Rushbrook Trail project in Prince Rupert is one step closer to getting done. Rotary Club of Prince Rupert and other organizations broke ground on the project that will see the trail reopened. The trail that runs from Seal Cove to Cow Bay was closed back in 2003 due to ... Read more
7/25/2017

Terrace Community Forest Says Log Exports Most Feasible Option

Representatives of the Terrace Community Forest say they currently have no better options than to export their logs. The Terrace Community Forest is an independently operated logging company owned by the city, A portion of The Community Forest's revenue goes to community grants, and much of the rest goes to ... Read more