Sunday, September 7, 2014

Blog Watching, Week Ending September 7, 2014

A few weeks away from our blog and there's the need to sweep away a few cobwebs from our Blog Watching feature, which sat idle during our sabbatical.

As part of a weekly review on the blog, every Sunday we offer up the  recap for the week 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, far and away the latest advertising from the Mayor for the upcoming Municipal election campaign proved to be the most popular item of the week.

Followed by a pair of items on some progress when it comes to LNG development in the region.

Our item on the current state of the labour dispute between the BCTF and the Provincial Government also attracted a fairly healthy audience, with returning numbers to check back in with our revolving update on the latest issues.

While the top five was rounded out by what is always a popular topic, City Council's thoughts on developments at CityWest, with council this time expressing their anger and disappointment at a plan to charge CityWest users who wish to retain a paper billing option.

Kicking off the top five items, the Mayor his ad and what it all may mean for the fall campaign.

With the latest advertising blitz from the Mayor, the Municipal election campaign focus shifts to personal qualities --  Our look at Mayor Mussallem's latest political ad found a wide audience this week (posted September 4, 2014)

That item was followed by:

Prince Rupert LNG Environmental Assessment Certificate Application Requirements filed with EAO -- Another step along the road towards prospective LNG terminal development on Ridley Island was made in August (posted September 3, 2014)

Picketing UP, Where they Left OFF! --  Our item that outlined the state of the current BC Education impasse proved to be a popular destination this week, featuring an ongoing archive of the latest news, the post has received many re-visits during the last number of days (posted  September 1, 2014)

August brought movement on Aurora LNG proposals for North Coast -- Our item on the latest developments for the Aurora LNG project also found a wide review, with readers looking for more background on plans for a terminal site either at Grassy Point or on Digby Island   ( posted September 2, 2014 )

Council takes CityWest to task over "pay to pay" cost for paper billing -- Prince Rupert City Council members took turns expressing their concern over a plan from the city owned communication company to charge an extra fee for those that receive paper billing (posted September 4, 2014)

You can find our Blog watching featured posted every Sunday morning by 9AM, a handy way to catch up to the week that was, at a leisurely weekend pace.

The Permanent link to the feature can be found here or above our Blog Archive section, found on the right hand side of the title page.

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A daily review of the latest items on the blog can be delivered to your email in box, simply by entering your email address into the information bar, items posted to the blog will be delivered to your e-mail account each day.

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