News and Views

Latest Port Life article in Northern View September 9th 2015

Guest article by Luanne Roth

 Luanne Roth
“I Think the Proposed Coast Island Berth is part of a Scheme that could Ship Oil by Rail”
I have been studying Prince Rupert Oil Train Terminal plans and developments for Ridley Island in the Skeena estuary. This first of three articles points to the physical preparations needed to ship oil by rail. Later I will show that the major players are talking oil, not just potash, and how their current actions could be designed to avoid a full environmental assessment….. read more Coast Island Berth could be Oil terminal

Coast Island Oil Terminal Berth Site


May 29th 2014 Event

Come out to the college.  We have a special guest coming from northeast BC and an expert on Skeena eelgrass and salmon. Everyone welcome!  Learn and visit.

We are hosting a presentation by Chief Logan May 29th 6:30 at the Northwest Community College in Rupert.  Dr. Barb Faggetter will speak as well- with a brief report on the PNW LNG planned dredge beside the Skeena's critical eelgrass bed, Flora Bank. Free and fun childcare provided

We are hosting a presentation by Chief Logan and oceanographer Dr. Faggetter May 29th, 2014  6:30 pm at the Northwest Community College in Rupert.  Free and Fun childcare available.

Chief Liz Logan speaks to the impacts of natural gas extraction in her territory and explains what B.C.’s proposed LNG projects mean for Northeast B.C.

Dr. Barb Faggetter presents research highlighting the risks to Skeena salmon from one of these  LNG projects (the largest dredge in Canadian history is being proposed just off Lelu Island’s critical eelgrass beds).Barb_Faggetter