Sunday, July 31, 2016

Blog Watching, week ending July 31, 2016

The last of four community engagement information sessions hosted by the Lax Kw'alaams Band Council took place this week in Terrace as some background on a proposed LNG terminal for Lelu Island was provided for Band members.

Two proposed housing developments also dominated the views on the blog this week, with our notes on a proposed land sale on Graham Avenue and an apartment/condo project proposed for Drake Crescent both finding a large number of readers

North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice had a fairly active week at the summer session of the Legislature, with her presentation to the Legislature on the NDP's Power BC energy plan attracting a fair sized audience.

And Prince Rupert's spot in the national spotlight took place this week, as the North Coast and Haida Gwaii were both featured on the television program The Amazing Race Canada.

The top story of the week however outlined the final of four LNG related information sessions for members of the Lax Kw'alaams Band.

Lax Kw'alaams community information sessions on LNG nearing an end -- The last of four information sessions for Band members took place in Terrace this week, while other developments  on the proposed Lelu Island LNG terminal continued to grab some of the LNG headlines.    (posted July 27, 2016)

That article was followed by:

NDP outline Power BC energy plan for British Columbia -- North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice outlined some of the key elements of a proposed energy plan from the NDP.  (posted July 26, 2016)

City Council adds Seniors Housing requirement and development timeline covenants to Graham Avenue land sale -- Residents of the Graham Avenue offered up a number of thoughts on a proposed land sale at Monday's Council session, with Council members later voting to move forward with the land sale but attaching some covenant items to the proposed sale terms.  (posted July 29, 2016)

Drake Crescent housing development gains Council approval -- Council moves forward with a proposed 2 building condo or apartment development on Prince Rupert Boulevard at Drake Crescent    ( posted July 29, 2016)

North Coast and Haida Gwaii in Amazing Race Canada spotlight tonight -- Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii had  a full hour of publicity on the popular television program the Amazing Race Canada (posted July 26, 2016)

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