Sunday, October 23, 2016
Blog Watching: Week ending October 23, 2016
Municipal affairs also snared some interest this week, as our story on Mayor Brain's thoughts on a recent article in the weekly paper made it into our top five items of the last seven days.
The recap of a Tuesday night fire in the City was also of interest for readers, as was our look at the latest notes from the UBC Thunderbirds as former Charles Hays Rainmaker Justin McChesney continues forward with his path in Canadian University Basketball.
However, the top story of the week however is to be found from a meeting at the North Coast Convention Centre, where supporters of the LNG industry met this week to learn more about how proposed Terminal locations will change the North Coast.
LNG supporters hosting community meeting in Prince Rupert tonight -- Residents of the region looking to show their support for LNG development on the North Coast took in an information session hosted by Canada's Energy Citizens this week (posted October 18, 2016)
That article was followed by:
Mayor Brain takes issue with Northern View item on infrastructure funding -- A story on infrastructure grant funding raised the ire of Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain this week, and found the Mayor taking to his Facebook page this week to address some of the notes raised in what he called a misleading article. In response to questions on his page, he outlined that the City had reached out to the paper to address his concerns, but to this point no update on how those conversations have gone has been posted. (posted October 19, 2016)
LNG Minister Coleman hails momentum that NEB export licence extension provides for Pacific NorthWest LNG -- A recent ruling from the National Energy Board extending the terms of the export licence for Pacific NorthWest LNG was favourably received by BC Liberal cabinet ministers, with LNG Minister Rich Coleman finding a number of positives to be found from it. (posted October 17, 2016)
Second Avenue West Closed between 6th and 7th Streets, as Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue tackles downtown fire -- Our initial notes on the fire in the city's downtown core on Tuesday and a follow up item once the flames had been extinguished both found a large audience this week. (posted October 18, 2016)
McChesney gains valuable minutes of play in T-Birds/Pronghorns series -- The Canadian University Sport season is in full swing and North Coast residents took some interest in our review of a weekend tournament for the UBC Thunderbirds and former Rainmaker Justin McChesney. As well many who reviewed those notes, also took some time to check out our archive on all Prince Rupert athletes playing University sports this year. ( posted October 17, 2016)
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