Sunday, December 20, 2015
Blog Watching, Week ending December 20, 2015
Prospects for the Port of Prince Rupert also dominated out list of five for the week, with two items related to future Port development catching the attention of the audience this week.
A major development in the local cruise industry also found its way into the news cycle this week, with word of Norwegian Cruise Lines having pencilled in Prince Rupert for port calls in 2017.
With the High School Basketball season now underway, two Northwest schools have gained a bit of notice from the Lower mainland, with both Charles Hays Secondary and Caledonia in Terrace listed in this past week's Top listings in the Vancouver Province, a level of success that our readers were quick to pick up on this week.
However, as it was last week, LNG topped the listings over the last seven days, as opponents to the plans for a Terminal on LNG continued to take their message to the media.
Lelu Island LNG opponents continue media push against proposed development -- With items in both print and on the radio, opponents of any LNG development for Lelu Island were featured prominently in the media flow of the week (posted December 16, 2015)
That article was followed by:
Northwest Schools claim two spots in Vancouver Province High School Rankings -- The Northwest is finding more and more attention is being paid to basketball programs at local schools, with both the Charles Hays Rainmakers and Caledonia Kermodes mentioned in the weekly rankings (posted December 17, 2015)
Port CEO Don Krusel mixes caution with optimism when it comes to the Port's Vision for future development -- The Prince Rupert Port Authority provided an interesting look into CEO Don Krusel's recent presentation to the Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce (posted December 15, 2015)
Prince Rupert Port Authority and DP World gaze south for potential expansion of Fairview Terminal -- The first steps in what is a much anticipated potential expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal was put in motion with the announcement of plans study the topic further (posted December 15, 2015)
Major International Cruise Line pencils in Prince Rupert stops for 2017 -- Some large cruise ships could be on the horizon for 2017 if Norwegian Cruise Lines keeps to their timeline for port calls on the North Coast announced this week (posted December 16, 2015 )
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