Wednesday, January 1, 2020

North Coast Community Notes 2020

Our items of note for the North Coast on community events, activities and other items of a newsworthy nature that don't fit into one of our specialized categories.

For items related to Municipal Government and development across the region, see our archive here. 

Community Notes for the North Coast 2020


December 1 -- Prince Rupert teachers continue to press for increased COVID safety in schools; announce plans for public rally December 10  NCR


November 3 -- Prince Rupert RCMP and local youth look to willow weaving to build relationships  NCR


October 1 -- COVID claims another community event, as Prince Rupert Rotary Cancel the 2020 Rotary Auction  NCR


September 2 -- Break free of isolation with"Quarantine Fest 2020"  NCR
September 2 -- Dancing Feet to land on your doorstep as CityWest makes Phonebook selection NCR
September 1 -- We Welcome September, even if it is starting off the same as a very, very wet August  NCR

August 7 -- Province of British Columbia looks to honour outstanding British Columbians with Good Citizenship Award  NCR


July 27 -- CityWest to advise successful draw winners of their ticket to the movies this week  NCR
July 22 -- City of Prince Rupert pays tribute to community excellence with announcements of Civic Recognition Award recipients  NCR
July 15 -- Space running out for spots in Recreation Department Babysitting Course  NCR
July 13 -- Want to work on your Sm'algyax ... there's an app for that  NCR
July 3 -- Prince Rupert Library makeover continues  NCR
July 1 -- Happy Canada Day!  NCR


June 29 -- Virtual Seafest Parade brought some sunshine on a Rainy Rupert Day NCR
June 26 -- Prince Rupert's Virtual Seafest set for 11 AM broadcast tomorrow  NCR
June 26 -- Painting a pathway of inclusion in celebration of the month of Pride  NCR
June 22 -- City of Prince Rupert Summer Camps go ahead, registration now underway  NCR
June 20 -- An Online Celebration in 2020 for National Indigenous People's Day on Sunday  NCR
June 19 -- City issues annual call for new members for 75/50 Club  NCR
June 19 -- Gitmaxmak'ay Society issues call for drivers for today's Food Box program deliveries  NCR
June 18 -- North Coast Innovation Lab introduces Master's Students and program plans for summer of 2020  NCR
June 15 -- Skeena Valley Farmers Market hosts damp return to outdoor venue for 2020  NCR
June 13 -- Relay at Home Day in Prince Rupert  NCR
June 12 -- The Charles Hays Secondary Class of 2020 is ... virtually there!  NCR
June 11 -- Cow Bay Marina reopening plans revealed  NCR
June 9 -- One more summer festival goes on hiatus, as Terrace cancels Riverboat Days  NCR
June 2-- Book Bin reopening and Livestream make for part of Prince Rupert Library's restart plans  NCR


May 26 -- City's Recreation Plans Ramp Up with a pair of Job Opportunities  NCR
May 25 -- Seafest to be a virtual event for 2020 NCR
May 22 -- Planting Party planned for Sunken Gardens this weekend  NCR
May 21 -- Show your support for Prince Rupert's Small Business ... get a chance to win the Sweepstakes  NCR
May 20 -- Chamber of Commerce Social Media making for the commercial services update listings  NCR
May 15 -- Prince Rupert's Kaien Road Recycling Depot returns to Regular Operations  NCR
May 14 -- As of Saturday, your Dogs can run free at their Park; Your Kids, not so much!  NCR
May 12 -- Diana Lake Provincial Park to open to public Friday  NCR
May 5 -- Chances COVID closure could roll some snake eyes for City of Prince Rupert and Community groups and organizations  NCR
May 4 -- With concerns of a rise in domestic violence during these times of COVID, reminders from North Coast Transition Society on the services available in Prince Rupert and area  NCR


April 30 -- Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association gains 250K through funding grant from NDIT  NCR
April 28 -- Festival cancellation list continues to grow in Northwest owing to COVID-19  NCR
April 28 -- SD52 delivers 'Bags of Goodness" as part of local food initiative  NCR
April 28 -- Two former Rupertites make the List! That as recipients of the BC Achievement Award are named  NCR
April 27 -- Recycling by Reservation ... New Regional District Policy continues on North Coast  NCR
April 24 -- Read A Good book lately? If not, the Prince Rupert Library may have a plan!  NCR
April 24 -- Northern BC Tourism set to launch Tourism Resiliency program across region NCR
April 23 -- Blue Ribbons in Prince Rupert for the RCMP and Blue Nose Province  NCR
April 23 -- After weekend shift, Prince Rupert's Homeless shelter now open at Fisherman's Hall NCR
April 22 -- Earth Day makes for a different kind of observance in these days of Physical Distancing  NCR
April 21-- Since you may have some time these days, take a trip back in time with the Prince Rupert Library NCR
April 20 -- Stay ashore the call from Royal Canadian marine Search and Rescue Station 64 in Prince Rupert  NCR
April 17 -- New initiative seeks to connect North Coast residents with reading during the times of COVID  NCR
April 17 -- Northern Health modifies the rules of engagement for their Prince Rupert Health Forum NCR
April 16 -- Showtime for BC today as Province showcases British Columbia talent  NCR
April 15 -- CityWest helps to stock the shelves of area food banks  NCR
April 15 -- Northern Health reinforces themes for Physical distancing  NCR
April 14 -- North Coast Transition Society shares concerns over public incidents at homeless shelter  NCR
April 14 -- Rainmakers Now expand their reach with new website access NCR
April 14 -- Easter Bunny Hops to it at the Prince Rupert Fire Hall NCR
April 14 -- Prince Rupert Performing Arts Centre Society launches search for New General Manager for the Lester Centre  NCR
April 9 -- Prince Rupert's Salmon Festival now among the list of the cancelled  NCR
April 9 -- Prince Rupert's Seafest and Canada Day celebrations the latest cancellations owing to COVID-19  NCR
April 9 -- Recent spike in criminal activity has CrimeStoppers reminding Prince Rupert residents of their reporting app  NCR
April 9 -- Prince Rupert Labour Council calls on City to take action on homelessness  NCR
April 8 -- Prince Rupert's Muskeg Press seeks contributors for Coronavirus Times Story Project  NCR
April 8 -- Province closes all Provincial Parks in latest COVID-19 response  NCR
April 7 -- Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue guidance for outdoor adventurers  NCR
April 6 -- Prince Rupert's popular Homecoming celebrations to be deferred for one year  NCR
April 6 -- Prince Rupert Labour Council to host Community Roundtable on People's Needs during COVID-19 health crisis  NCR
April 6 -- Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue sends full response ... for Sophia's Birthday!  NCR
April 3 -- Season Over for North Pacific Cannery Historical Site, as Port Edward Historical Society announces Closure for 2020  NCR
April 2 -- City of Prince Rupert asks that community offer up some support for local organizations; warns of online scammers seeking to take advantage of community fears  NCR


March 31 -- From the Coast Mountain College Collection to Northern Health  NCR
March 31 -- Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue to bring the party to the birthday boy/girl as part of contest  NCR
March 27 -- Coast Mountain College does inventory of materials for COVID-19  NCR
March 22 -- City of Prince Rupert closes playgrounds, Parks and SD52 play areas  NCR
March 20 -- British Columbia Court system set to suspend regular court operations NCR
March 20 -- Salvation Army to close Thrift Store, revises operations of Food Bank  NCR
March 11 -- Child Care Review points the way towards improving on options for Prince Rupert residents  NCR
March 10 -- Northern Health introduces new Social Media forum to explore Health related themes in Prince Rupert  NCR
March 9 -- Council to receive presentation on Child Care Survey findings tonight  NCR
March 6 -- 29th edition of Children's festival to launch tomorrow at Jim Ciccone Civic Centre  NCR
March 5 -- Prince Rupert Homecoming 2020 to feature art work and special guests  NCR


February 26 -- Pink Shirt Day across the city, province seeks to put an end to bullying  NCR
February 25 -- North Pacific Cannery Historical Site prepares for upcoming season with a call for employees  NCR
February 25 -- Author Rudy Kelly to bring book "All Native" to Library for reading on Thursday  NCR
February 21 -- Travel conditions remain good so far for those making trip for Hobiyee 2020  NCR
February 21 -- Rampage and River Kings ready to Rumble as CIHL playoffs continue tonight  NCR
February 20 -- City hosts Child care Action Plan Open House tonight at Lester Centre  NCR
February 20 -- Charles Hays set to host Senior Boys Basketball Zones this weekend  NCR
February 20 -- Prince Rupert's Chinese Community and their guests set for New Year's celebration Saturday  NCR
February 19 -- Gitlaxt'aamiks - New Aiyansh set to host 2020 Hobiyee celebrations NCR
February 18 -- Ocean Centre relocation for Cradles to Moccasins Family Centre  NCR
February 14 -- Books at hand, Rudy Kelly keeps the ink level topped up as "All Native" Book launch arrives  NCR
February 5 -- Plans continue to evolve for Prince Rupert Homecoming 2020  NCR


January 31 -- North Coast Health Improvement Society hits their Fundraising Mark  NCR
January 23 -- Literacy the focus for Library event on Saturday NCR
January 23 -- Prince Rupert's Online Crime Reporting program goes live NCR 
January 22 -- Prince Rupert's Sugar Shack set to celebrate 10th Anniversary  NCR
January 17 -- Curling Club meeting set to explore fundraising options for new ice plant for Seal Cove Curling facility  NCR
January 17 -- Muskeg Press prepares to launch new book from Rudy Kelly with the All Native Tournament as the setting  NCR
January 16 -- Information session for Commercial Fishermen on the North Coast to look at issue of lost and abandoned fishing gear  NCR
January 16 -- Deadline looming for 2020 nominations for BC Achievement Foundation Awards NCR
January 15 -- Prince Rupert's Third Avenue West Shelter revises hours in face of cold temperatures  NCR
January 15 -- Prince Rupert Golf Course to hold AGM this Sunday  NCR
January 15 -- City comes up with In House solution for Special Events Society relocation  NCR
January 15 -- Kraft Hockeyville 2020 applications now open across Canada NCR
January 14 -- Prince Rupert's rich labour history now featured as part of new Walking Tour App from BC Labour Heritage Centre NCR
January 14 -- Canadians ready to push for the Terry Fox Fiver  NCR
January 13 -- For the sledding fans of Prince Rupert ... Any Hill Will Do!  NCR
January 10 -- Everybody Salsa!  NCR
January 10 -- Terrace Travellers can take advantage of Winter Farmers Market  NCR
January 10 -- Ecotrust Canada and Coast Mountain College to introduce Community of Learning initiative on Saturday  NCR
January 8 -- By telling our stories, The Alzheimer Society looks to shake the stigma of dementia  NCR
January 7 -- The Wrassler's of the CWE are making their way to the Northwest this Spring  NCR
January 3 -- If you're a Lotto Max player, expect some lineups today as giant jackpot of 70 Million Dollars looms  NCR
January 3 -- Snowed in Comedy Tour opens Lester Centre year for 2020  NCR

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