Local News

10/29/2014

Kitselas Prepares To Talk Fish With Feds

Kitselas First Nation is preparing to go into talks with the federal government regarding fish rights in their territory. A fish chapter was not included in the Kitselas Agreement In Principle, since fisheries negotiations were put on hold after the Cohen Commission into the Fraser sockeye collapse. Clarisa Spencer from ... Read more
10/29/2014

City councillor candidates host public forum in Prince Rupert

On Tuesday, city councillor candidates gathered at the Prince Rupert library for an informal meet and greet with the public.  A question and answer session, organized by the hopefuls , allowed Prince Rupert resident's to hear their individual visions for the city if elected to a four-year term. All chairs ... Read more
10/29/2014

BG Group Delays LNG Project in Prince Rupert Until Next Decade

BG Group says it will be the next decade before it goes ahead with a liquefied natural-gas export terminal in Prince Rupert. Last year, the British oil and gas producer told regulators that it could begin construction on the first phase of an LNG plant in 2015. But BG Canada ... Read more
10/28/2014

Recycling Service Set To Begin In Rural Areas Near Terrace

Garbage and recycling collection for rural areas around and east of Terrace will start next month. A bylaw for the services was passed during Friday's Kitimat-Stikine regional district board meeting, with only one board member voting against it. Property owners will pay an annual fee of 200-dollars for the services, ... Read more
10/20/2014

LOCAL ELECTION CANDIDATES LIST FOR NORTHWEST BC

LOCAL ELECTIONS   (Municipal, RD, School Board)  NOV 15, 2014         CANDIDATES LIST  (incumbents marked with *)     Source:  CivicInfo BC         Numbers in brackets refer to positions to be filled   =====  MUNICIPAL COUNCILS ===== MASSET (Village of)     Mayor:  Andrew Merilees *    -- ACCLAIMED  Councillors (4)  Bret Johnston *                       Barry Pages *                       Zoe ... Read more