Sunday, February 14, 2016

Blog Watching, Week ending February 14, 2016

Basketball, City Council and LNG ambitions for the most part captured the most interest from our listings for the last seven days.

Not surprisingly, with the week long focus on the All Native Basketball Tournament at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre, our Results page and archive of news items received much attention this week.

When it came to non-basketball related items, two items related to some of the discussions from Tuesday's Prince Rupert City council session found a wide audience.

Rounding out the five most read items of the week, our notes on the British Columbia Government's Speech from the Throne and the release of the Draft report from the CEAA regarding the Pacific NorthWest LNG project also attracted a large number of views through the week.

However, the top item of the week comes from the 2016 edition of the ANBT, with significant numbers of readers checking in daily at our results and news pages.

57th All Native Basketball Tournament Results page - Readers regularly returned to our Results page to check out the latest scores from the Civic Centre complex this week, while a large number also found the News Archive of some interest through the last seven days as well.   (posted February 8, 2016)

That article was followed by:

Recreation Fees discussion provides for heated exchange in Council chamber -- The introduction of a five year program and increased fees to go with it for the Recreation Centre provided for a fairly vigorous discussion on Tuesday evening, highlighting some growing splits around the council chamber  (posted February 12, 2016 )

British Columbia Government holds to LNG ambitions, sets positioning points for year ahead --  The Spring session for the British Columbia Legislature began this week, with Premier Clark's Liberal Government outlining some of their plan for the year ahead through the Speech from the Throne. ( posted February 10, 2016)

Fish and Fish habitat fine, but GHG Emissions among concerns from CEAA Draft Report on Pacific NorthWest LNG proposal - The much anticipated Environmental review of the proposed Pacific NorthWest LNG project was delivered this week, setting in motion one final thirty day comment period before the report his handed over to the Federal Cabinet.  (posted  February 11, 2016 )

Small Business Committee plans remain stalled, with a workshop the next stage to find momentum --  The second attempt by Prince Rupert Councillor Blair Mirau to move forward with his plans for a Small Business Committee ran into a few snags, as Councillor Joy Thorkelson outlined a number of concerns with the proposed committee structure.  (posted February 12, 2016 )

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