Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Prince Rupert Port Authority Community Investment 2015

The Prince Rupert Port Authority has clearly had an economic impact on the North Coast over the years, the development of Ridley Island, Fairview Terminals and other Industrial sites has provided for a major shift in the local economy.

The evolution of the regional economy could see yet another major change in the future, with the foundation of an LNG industry on the North Coast, one which could reshape the region.  Through all of the change so far, it has been the Port that has been the engine of growth making them a key partner in the community.

In addition to that economic impact, the Port has also taken on a leadership role in assisting Community activities through the region, by way of sponsorship activities and through their Community Investment Fund.

The Community Investment Fund has contributed over 1 million dollars towards a number of initiatives in the region, at times partnering with other local corporations to provide for worthy projects

Over the last three years, their efforts in Community involvement can be found in many different directions, to gain a better understanding of their commitment to the community we've tracked many of their donations and community investments with our archive page.

Port Authority Media Releases

December 10 -- Port invests in Childhood Learning through the Prince Rupert Growing Space Society
June 25 -- Port Authority Contribution to Local Seafarers Centre Highlights Careers at Sea
June 18 -- Port Contribution to City of Prince Rupert Roof Repairs will keep Arts strong at Lester Centre
January 29 -- New Playground equipment swings into use Through Investment by Prince Rupert Port Authority
January 14 -- Proposal submissions will be accepted between the dates of January 14th to February 14th, 2015.

Community Involvement coverage for 2015 can be found below

North Coast Review items

December 10 -- 9,000 dollar contribution from Port Authority to Benefit Prince Rupert Growing Space
October 8 -- Prince Rupert Port Authority and Rampage team up again this year to assist Salvation Army
June 26 -- Port celebrates International Seafarers Day with $5,000 contribution
June 19 -- Lester Centre to benefit from Port Authority Community Investment Fund
January 30 -- Roosevelt School the latest to benefit from Prince Rupert Port Authority Community Investment Fund
January 20-- Prince Rupert Port Authority accepting submissions for Community Investment Fund for 2015

Other items of interest from regional media sources

June 19 -- Port Authority donates $125,000 to help replace Lester Centre roof
February 2 -- New School playground (video)

Our Archive from 2014 can be found here,

While the archive of investment of past years can be found here.

For more background on developments with the Prince Rupert Port Authority see our archive page here.

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