Sunday, March 27, 2016
Blog Watching, Week ending, March 27, 2016
LNG issues captured the two top spots in our list of five this week, with the Province of British Columbia looking to held keep the Pacific NorthWest LNG project on track.
Prince Rupert Council also provided for a rare mention of the LNG project proposed for the Port Edward region, with both Councillor Thorkelson and Mayor Brain offering up some thoughts on the nature of the latest delay to the decision timeline.
One final look at the Northwest hockey scene captured a fair bit of attention this week, as readers checked up regularly on the progress of the Coy Cup, the tournament which has been hosted by Terrace came to an end on Saturday night.
Readers took note of our item on a fire in the early hours of Thursday morning claimed one life, as well as our review of the thoughts of a number of residents from the McKay Street area, who took advantage of the public forum of Monday evening to share their concerns with City Council.
However, the top item of the week turns to the latest delay for the Pacific NorthWest LNG project and what steps the province of B. C. are taking to try and keep the proposed development on target towards a positive announcement.
British Columbia government looks to "overcome delay' related to extended EA review of Pacific NorthWest LNG project-- The British Columbia government looks to bring the Pacific NorthWest LNG project to the final stage as the Federal Government grants a 90 day delay . (posted March 22, 2016)
That article was followed by:
Prince Rupert Council outlines some thoughts on the Pacific NorthWest LNG delays -- With the timeline of the Pacific NorthWest LNG project now delayed a further 90 days, the issue became a discussion topic at City Council. (posted March 23, 2016)
Terrace River Kings play the host as Coy Cup launches tonight -- The hockey season in the Northwest comes to a conclusion with Terrace hosting the provincial Coy Cup championships. (posted March 22, 2016)
Early Morning fire claims one life in Prince Rupert -- Prince Rupert Fire-Rescue, RCMP members and BC ambulance personnel responded to a Thursday morning fire in the central-west region of the city, which tragically claimed one life ( posted March 24, 2016)
Council hears of a string of concerns from the McKay Street area -- During the course of Monday's City Council session, Council members heard of a number of issues on the minds of residents of the citys' McKay street neighbourhood (posted March 23, 2016)
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