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K-7 Smithers Francophone school is welcoming new students for September 2022

  • Mar 7, 2022
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.

Let’s play! Grants help BC kids get off the sidelines

Every year, KidSport pays registration fees for low-income families, so ALL kids can play

  • Dec 20, 2021
Through a confidential application process, KidSport provides grants to kids aged 18 and under (from families facing financial barriers) to help cover the cost of registration fees for a season of sport. Visit kidsport.ca to learn more.
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.

Truck drivers are essential to the flow of goods through the Port of Prince Rupert

Northern B.C.’s transportation corridor is a critical link for Canadian supply chains

  • Dec 20, 2021
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.
Coastal GasLink Indigenous engagement lead Sarah helps to connect the project to communities.

Coastal GasLink meets major milestones in 2021 with the support of local communities

Several achievements marked thanks to support and perseverance of workforce, partners + communities

  • Dec 13, 2021
Coastal GasLink Indigenous engagement lead Sarah helps to connect the project to communities.
Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director

Unifor: ‘After decades of exploitation and inaction, we need to get forestry right in B.C.’

By Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director Before the ‘atmospheric river’ rained…

  • Dec 13, 2021
Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.

Northern B.C. workers are an integral part of innovative Canadian supply chain solutions

Transloading creates jobs and new export opportunities for Canadian producers

  • Dec 6, 2021
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.
Tammy Brown, Communications Workforce Accommodation Advisor (CWAA) and member of the West Moberly First Nations, is proud to share her culture through Coastal GasLink’s CWAA program.

Indigenous artists share their craft and showcase local talent at the CWAA Market

Just in time for the holidays!

  • Dec 6, 2021
Tammy Brown, Communications Workforce Accommodation Advisor (CWAA) and member of the West Moberly First Nations, is proud to share her culture through Coastal GasLink’s CWAA program.
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.

Métis building strong future, based on long history in BC

Over 22,000 Métis are registered in BC, with 90,000 self-identifying as Métis on the last census

  • Nov 29, 2021
Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation with Louis De Jaeger, Métis Nation British Columbia Acting Vice-President, Director for Region 2 (Lower Mainland) and the Minister of Economic Development and Natural Resources at the Louis Riel Day proclamation, 2021. Derek Robitaille photo.
For Trista Spencer, UWNBC’s Executive Director, this partnership made a world of difference for the communities the UWNBC serves.

Joining forces to support those most in need

United Way of Northern BC + Coastal GasLink launch Legacy of Giving to support northern communities

  • Nov 29, 2021
For Trista Spencer, UWNBC’s Executive Director, this partnership made a world of difference for the communities the UWNBC serves.
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.

Prince Rupert’s marine and dock workers essential to Canada’s reputation for reliability

Port of Prince Rupert workforce has far-reaching impact across northern B.C. and beyond

  • Nov 22, 2021
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.
Destiney Michelle of the Skin Tyee Nation shares about her role as a CWAA and how Coastal GasLink is helping her community move forward.

Collaborating on a shared legacy for the next generation

Coastal GasLink creating economic opportunity for Indigenous communities, chance to share culture

  • Nov 22, 2021
Destiney Michelle of the Skin Tyee Nation shares about her role as a CWAA and how Coastal GasLink is helping her community move forward.
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.

Port traffic propels rail workforce across northern B.C. transportation corridor

Meet two people working in rail safety and logistics, supporting jobs across western Canada

  • Nov 8, 2021
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.
As one of Coastal GasLink’s Construction Monitoring and Community Liaison (CMCL) Advisors, Ashley observes construction and reclamation activities and reports back to her community.

Reclamation underway on Coastal GasLink Project route

Project begins restoring route to original state, starting near Dawson Creek

  • Nov 8, 2021
As one of Coastal GasLink’s Construction Monitoring and Community Liaison (CMCL) Advisors, Ashley observes construction and reclamation activities and reports back to her community.
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace

Northwest women working to bring B.C. wood products to the world

Meet a pair of women supporting natural resource supply chains in Northern B.C.

  • Nov 1, 2021
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace
Chief Justin Napoleon of the Saulteau First Nation shares what the project means for his community and why they’re proud to partner with Coastal GasLink.

Coastal GasLink surpasses 50 per cent completion milestone

Year of significant construction milestones culminates in the achievement of major project milestone

  • Oct 25, 2021
Chief Justin Napoleon of the Saulteau First Nation shares what the project means for his community and why they’re proud to partner with Coastal GasLink.
Sue Stewart (left) and Riley Severinski. Jeff Weddell Photography.

20-year hospital journey inspires a legacy

Riley was just a six-week-old infant when her mom, Sue, was told…

  • Oct 11, 2021
Sue Stewart (left) and Riley Severinski. Jeff Weddell Photography.
The Morice River micro-tunnel will be the fifth trenchless water crossing for the Coastal GasLink Project, all of which were completed with zero safety incidents.

Coastal GasLink uses state-of-the-art method to cross waterway

Micro-tunneling method selected as safest and most advanced way to cross beneath the Morice River

  • Oct 11, 2021
The Morice River micro-tunnel will be the fifth trenchless water crossing for the Coastal GasLink Project, all of which were completed with zero safety incidents.
Innovate BC green photo

B.C. businesses can get up to $10,000 per employee by providing jobs for underrepresented people

B.C. companies that are hiring for a tech position can get up…

  • Oct 4, 2021
Innovate BC green photo