The Northern View

‘Drive right through’: Haida Gwaii First Nation erects checkpoint for non-residents

Skidegate Band Council Emergency Operations Centre erected checkpoint on April 2

  • Apr 3, 2020


Bunkowski’s busted out of the boredom during self isolation

After 14 days Prince Rupert family finally finds freedom

  • Apr 3, 2020


Prince Rupert citizens concerned by influx of out of province visitors

Local politicians call on Minister of Oceans and Fisheries to limit licenses

  • Apr 3, 2020


COVID-19 liability protection for essential workers

Provincial government taking steps to limit operators from being sued

  • Apr 2, 2020

Pet oxygen kits donated for smoke inhalation

Survival rate will increase after early oxygen intervention

  • Apr 2, 2020

Prince Rupert seniors are often not able to purchase groceries

Shopping hours, panic buying makes basic essentials extremely difficult for those at high risk

  • Apr 2, 2020

City gives no response to homelessness concerns

City demands shelter close, but no response to pleas from shelter to open Jim Ciccone Civic Centre

  • Apr 1, 2020

Fourteen confirmed cases in Northern Health Region

Four cases in acute care

  • Mar 31, 2020

Landlords are panicked

Risk is real for April rent and greater challenges are foreshadowed for May

  • Mar 31, 2020

Parade of welcome and love in Prince Rupert

Friends welcome new baby in drive by visit

  • Mar 30, 2020

Reports of gunshots

No shooting according to RCMP

  • Mar 30, 2020

Wage Subsidy up to 75 per cent announced

Businesses who have had a 30 per cent decrease can apply

  • Mar 30, 2020

Easter colouring contest starts today

Submit your coloured picture by April 9

States of local emergency suspended by province

Extraordinary powers are being used to issue ministerial orders by the B.C. government

  • Mar 26, 2020

UPDATE: Mother of missing Indigenous woman pleads for her safe return

23-year-old Shaylanna Lewis, who also uses the surname Brown, was last seen on March 21

  • Mar 26, 2020

EOC issues two new orders to Rupert residents

State of emergency orders to limit grocery stores and travellers' isolation

  • Mar 25, 2020

Rent freeze, no evictions and money to tenants

The provincial government announced rental relief efforts during COVID-19 emergency

  • Mar 25, 2020

COVID-19: Prince Rupert city council declares state of emergency

Prince Rupert city council unanimous in decision to protect citizens

  • Mar 24, 2020

Incoming seafarers are health checked prior to off boarding

Ship crews need shore leave

  • Mar 23, 2020

ONGOING UPDATES: Updated changes to support services in Prince Rupert

Support service providers have modified the way clients access services