Sunday, June 1, 2014

Blog Watching, Week ending June 1, 2014

As part of a weekly feature on the blog, every Sunday we offer up this weeks recap of the top five items viewed over the course of the last seven days.

Included in the countdown, we will provide links to the articles in question, offering up with one click of the mouse, those items of the week that you may have missed.

This week, a survey on air travel options for Prince Rupert tops the weekly review.  Followed by our item about an LNG boot camp to be held for local business owners and contractors on June 2 and 3.

Our story outlining the plans of the BCTF to send Prince Rupert teachers back to the picket line on June 2nd also found its way into our top five this week.

Rounding out the top items of the week, our item on the City's response to courts on the Watson Island file and a review of MLA Jennifer Rice's concerns to the Legislature regarding the oil and gas industry and what she described as systemic issues.

Kicking off the review, the prospect of early morning and late evening flights out of the Prince Rupert Airport:

Increased flight options out of YPR subject of local on line survey  --  A survey conducted by the Chamber of Commerce and PREDC looks to gauge community interest in more flight options out of the Prince Rupert airport  (posted May 27, 2014)

That item was followed by:

LNG "Boot Camp" comes to Prince Rupert June 2nd and 3rd  --  Two days of discussion and networking will provide an opportunity for local business owners and contractors to learn more about LNG opportunities  on the North Coast. (posted May 26, 2014 )

Prince Rupert teachers to return to the picket lines on Monday  -- The next round of rotating walkouts by the BCTF will take place on June 2nd in Prince Rupert. (posted May 28, 2014)

The City provides its response to Watson Island case  -- The latest chapter in the Watson Island saga finds the City of Prince Rupert providing its response to legal moves from Watco (posted May 30, 2014)

Jennifer Rice raises "systemic issues" from oil and gas industry -- The North Coast MLA outlined some of her thoughts on the topic of oil and gas development and the impact it has on health and social issues in the province.   (posted May 28, 2014)

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