Sunday, May 14, 2017
Blog Watching: Week ending May 14, 2017
Our preview of what election day was about to bring worked its way to the top of the most viewed items for the week, followed by a look at the six questions that Prince Rupert City Council had for the three candidates prior to election day.
Also cracking the top five on the week, our look at the results that returned the NDP's Jennifer Rice to the Legislature once there is some certainty to which party will form the government.
Some civic notes rounded out the list of five for the week, with Councillor Mirau's plans to raise the topic of Council's closed meetings process also of some interest, as was our look at at some of the themes from a trip to Ketchikan by a delegation from Prince Rupert.
Our top story however, takes us back to the day before voting and our look back at the North Coast in the British Columbia election.
One key decision ahead for Tuesday: Select the candidate who will best represent the North Coast in Victoria -- As the last minute phone calls were targeting voters across the riding, we outlined a few final thoughts before the voting began on Tuesday morning. (posted May 8, 2017)
That article was followed by:
Prince Rupert City Council's election quiz -- The main issues of note for the city's Mayor and Council members made for a short quiz for the three North Coast candidates prior to the Tuesday vote, you can check to see if Council's provincial priorities were in line with yours from our item from Monday. (posted May 8, 2017)
Councillor Mirau to seek Council discussion on Closed meetings -- Monday's Council session found Councillor Blair Mirau offering his intention to have council discuss their process in deciding when it is time to take a civic issue behind closed doors. (posted May 10, 2017)
North Coast returns Jennifer Rice to the Legislature -- Among the string of articles we offered up post election, the summary of the election evening count proved to be a popular option. (posted May 12, 2017)
Prince Rupert delegation shares transportation themes with Ketchikan Chamber -- A group of Municipal, Chamber and Tourism related officials took advantage of the new air service between Prince Rupert and Ketchikan as they made a presentation to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce. (posted May 11, 2017)
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