Sunday, May 3, 2015

Blog Watching, week ending May 3, 2015

Over the last six days, those stopping by the blog pushed a range of topics to the top of our listings for the week.

Among the notes of interest, the latest Developments from City Council and a major story out of the Provincial courts.

As well, concerns over coast guard services and the nature of CBC radio service to the North Coast also attracted a large audience.

And even though it only was posted on Saturday, our review of a billion dollar proposal for Lax Kw'alaams related to possible support for LNG development for Lelu Island quickly attracted a large audience, one which continued to grow overnight.

However, leading off the review for the week just passed, the status of a missing session from the City's Council Video archive page.

About our City Council Timeline for this week ... -- Our item related to the continued absence of Monday night's Council meeting from the City's video archive found a very engaged audience on the week (some even with a few comments to share as well)  (posted April 30, 2015)

That item was followed by:

Community Group to outline concerns over CBC programming for council Tonight  -- We offered up a preview of the plans from a local group to address Council on Monday to express their concerns over local CBC programming (posted April 27, 2015)

Provincial Government gains favourable ruling from BC Court of Appeal over BCTF -- A major court decision goes the way of the Province in their long running legal process with the BCTF  (posted  April 30, 2015)

Communication Workers union raises alarm over Coast Guard communications  -- The union representing Coast Guard Communications workers outlined its concerns over a recent power outage at the Prince Rupert station and the closure of communication centres on Vancouver Island (posted April 29, 2015)

Lax Kw'alaams members will have six days to consider billion dollar proposal  --  The residents of Lax Kw'alaams prepare to cast their vote on whether to provide their support to the Pacific NorthWest LNG project on Lelu Island, with a potential billion dollar agreement included as part of the discussions over the next two weeks.   (posted May 2, 2015 )

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