Grand Opening of Conrad Elementary Playground

I had a great time at the grand opening of the Conrad Elementary School Community Playground. A new playground means children and families throughout our community have a new, accessible and safe place to play. This playground is the result …

World Suicide Prevention Day

Prince Rupert RCMP Victim Services organized a well-attended event on the lawn of city hall to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day today. Suicide, depression and other mental illnesses do not discriminate. It impacts people from all walks of life, across …

Adult literacy programs receiving funding

  It’s never too late to learn! Your government recognizes that even adults could use a brush up on their reading, writing and math skills. That’s why we’re funding Community Adult Literacy Programs (CALP) across the province, including six in …

Jim Terrion and the Terry Fox Run

Jim Terrion stopped by the office yesterday. This former Rupertite takes his vacations (from his job in Prince George) every year to actively fundraise in Prince Rupert for the annual Terry Fox Run. Since 1991 Jim has raised $768,364.25! He’s …

Labour Day BBQ

We grilled over 300 hotdogs at Pacific Mariners Park on Labour Day! Prince Rupert teachers joined to share information and enjoy the sunshine. Port Edward Mayor Knut Bjorndal even stopped by.