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CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN to hire 600 people in Western Canada

After laying off 1,000 employees over past two years, Canada’s largest rail company on hiring spree

CN Rail is hiring hundreds of new employees in Western Canada. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
VIDEO: B.C.’s own hammock deer garners celebrity status

VIDEO: B.C.’s own hammock deer garners celebrity status

After getting tangled in a backyard hammock the deer in Prince Rupert has T-shirts, Facebook page

VIDEO: B.C.’s own hammock deer garners celebrity status
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is touring B.C. and the Yukon asking community members for feedback on the Wild Salmon Policy implementation plan. (File photo)

More stock assessment needed for wild salmon plan

DFO asks Prince Rupert and Smithers for feedback on Wild Salmon Policy implementation plan

Fisheries and Oceans Canada is touring B.C. and the Yukon asking community members for feedback on the Wild Salmon Policy implementation plan. (File photo)
With the help of a Prince Rupert RCMP investigation, Burns Lake RCMP officers locate a large scale grow operation that consisted of approximately 3000 marijuana plants on Sep. 30, 2017. (Contributed)

Rupert RCMP investigation leads to discovery of 3,000 pot plants near Burns Lake

Grow-op and clandestine lab found on 6th Avenue East and West tied to larger operation

With the help of a Prince Rupert RCMP investigation, Burns Lake RCMP officers locate a large scale grow operation that consisted of approximately 3000 marijuana plants on Sep. 30, 2017. (Contributed)
Canada C3 is a former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker that is cruising from coast to coast to coast, starting in Toronto and ending in Victoria. Here the ship is sailing into Prince Rupert harbour on Sept.26. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Tour Update: Canada C3 expedition kicks off West Coast leg in Prince Rupert

Educational visits and tours available for the public on the former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker

Canada C3 is a former Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker that is cruising from coast to coast to coast, starting in Toronto and ending in Victoria. Here the ship is sailing into Prince Rupert harbour on Sept.26. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Tamara’s Walk began on the morning of Sept. 21 in Prince Rupert and will end in Smithers for the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

VIDEO: Walking the Highway of Tears for a woman who went missing 12 years ago from Prince Rupert

Gladys Radek walks with family and friends from Prince Rupert to Smithers starting Sept. 21

Tamara’s Walk began on the morning of Sept. 21 in Prince Rupert and will end in Smithers for the National Inquiry of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Jagmeet Singh, who is running in the federal NDP leadership race, is hosting an event in Penticton on Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Jagmeet Singh/Instagram

Cullen endorses Jagmeet Singh to lead federal NDP party

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen supports Singh’s “progressive vision”

Jagmeet Singh, who is running in the federal NDP leadership race, is hosting an event in Penticton on Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Jagmeet Singh/Instagram
A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough

Aurora LNG backs out

The liquefied natural gas project proposed for Digby Island has ended its run

A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough                                A view of Casey Cove, from a beach on Dodge Cove, where a section of Nexen’s proposed Aurora LNG project will be located. Photo by Shannon Lough
Rodney Proskiw, centre, owner and operator of Foggy Point Fishing Charters in Prince Rupert, and Fred Hutchings, left, another local charter guide, stands with clients from Vancouver and China who came to the North Coast to fish for halibut. (Foggy Point Fishing Charters photo)

Recreational halibut fishing closes early for first time in five years

DFO offers controversial experimental licence for recreational anglers who want to catch halibut.

Rodney Proskiw, centre, owner and operator of Foggy Point Fishing Charters in Prince Rupert, and Fred Hutchings, left, another local charter guide, stands with clients from Vancouver and China who came to the North Coast to fish for halibut. (Foggy Point Fishing Charters photo)
Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada)

Provincially approved LNG pipeline project faces legal hurdle

TransCanada’s Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project challenged in Federal Court of Appeal

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project route map. (TransCanada)
A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.

Self-proclaimed Christ named vexatious litigant

City of Prince Rupert dishes out $46K to fight frivolous lawsuits; Gitanmaax also has legal history.

A Supreme Court of B.C. judge in Prince Rupert deemed a homeless man a vexatious litigant in April after claiming he owns all the land in the province.
The Province of B.C. and Gitga'at First Nation reached an LNG benefit agreement late March

Gitga’at won’t oppose Pacific NorthWest LNG, sign deal with province

An LNG benefits agreement has been inked between the Province of B.C. and Gitga'at First Nation of Hartley Bay.

The Province of B.C. and Gitga'at First Nation reached an LNG benefit agreement late March
Two months after having an endoscopy for her nose and throat Joan Dudoward received a letter from Northern Health telling her that the endoscope used was not cleaned properly.

VIDEO: Prince Rupert woman treated with unclean medical equipment, Northern Health, B.C. Centre for Disease Control confirms more than a hundred affected

Two months after having an endoscopy Joan Dudoward received a letter telling her that the endoscope used was not cleaned properly.

Two months after having an endoscopy for her nose and throat Joan Dudoward received a letter from Northern Health telling her that the endoscope used was not cleaned properly.
The CEAA has approved of the final response from Pacific Northwest LNG. Minister of Environment and Climate Change has 30 days to respond.

Pacific NorthWest LNG countdown back on with deadline in September

The countdown is back on for the federal government to decide on whether or not to give the Pacific NorthWest LNG project the green light.

The CEAA has approved of the final response from Pacific Northwest LNG. Minister of Environment and Climate Change has 30 days to respond.
A man travelling to Port Edward performed an emergency C-section on a pregnant doe that was hit by a truck. The doe died but he was able to save its fawn

En route to Port Edward a traveller performs C-section on doe

A traveller heading to Port Edward on vacation from Alberta performed an C-section on deceased doe on the side of the road.

A man travelling to Port Edward performed an emergency C-section on a pregnant doe that was hit by a truck. The doe died but he was able to save its fawn
Aboriginal equity partner stewards David MacPhee (far left)

Northern Gateway asks for extension for project

The Northern Gateway project is asking for more time from the National Energy Board.

Aboriginal equity partner stewards David MacPhee (far left)
Surveyors doing research on the Pacific NorthWest LNG project.

Update: Lax Kw’alaams decide to support project on Lelu with two conditions

Lax Kw'alaams Band has demonstrated its support of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project on Lelu Island under two conditions.

Surveyors doing research on the Pacific NorthWest LNG project.
There have been more than 30

Pacific NorthWest submits new information to CEAA

The have been more than 30,000 comments and new information provided by Pacific NorthWest LNG in response to the draft environmental report.

There have been more than 30
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.

Cullen questions Liberal tanker ban

MP Nathan Cullen has expressed concerns over how the federal government is approaching a formalized moratorium on oil tankers

Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP Nathan Cullen.
Co-chair of Friends of Wild Salmon

Salmon Summit wraps with declaration

Friends of Wild Salmon hosted the Salmon Nation Summit conference in Prince Rupert on Jan. 22 and 23

Co-chair of Friends of Wild Salmon