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Call For Artist: 3rd Ave Art Project

CALL TO ARTISTS 3rd Ave Art Project Join us to help revitalize 3rd Ave Prince Rupert with art and turn 3rd into a long art gallery The art work will be displayed in store windows along 3rd Ave, July and August 2017 Each piece must be a suitable size and subject matter for display in a public window and be ready to display. All mediums are welcome, 3 dimensional and 2 dimensional pieces can be accommodated. Pieces will be selected based on suitability for each location with the goal of including as many individual artists as possible. Please submit to 3rdaveartproject@gmail.com 1. Maximum of 10 jpeg images of work for consideration 2. Artist name and address 3. Size and price of work Entries Due: June 15th 2017 The art work may be listed for sale. All work will be sold thought the Ice House Gallery, for members at their existing commission rate and non-members at 35%. This is a joint project with Community Development Institute and The North Coast Artists’ Cooperative with the generous support of...

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McKay Street Park a Finalist for $100,000 Prize through BCAA Play Here

McKay Street Park needs your help to win $100,000 Prize for revitalization Mckay Street Park has been named one of the ten finalists for BCAA Play Here! It was chosen out of hundreds of nominated play spaces in B.C. and now needs your vote to win a revitalization worth up to $100,000! This is how you can help the McKay Street Park win: 1. Vote every day for Mckay Street Park at bcaaplayhere.com 2. Forward this post to your staff, colleagues and anyone else who might be interested 3. Share on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and use #BCAAPlayHere Voting...

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CHAMBER WELCOMES ALTAGAS FINAL INVESTMENT DECISION

January 3, 2017   PRINCE RUPERT – The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce enthusiastically welcomes today’s final investment decision by AltaGas on its Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal. (Full Media Release: AltaGas Announces Positive FID on Canada’s First West Coast Propane Export Terminal) The $450-500 million investment on Ridley Island offers further diversification of regional export products, providing increased economic stability for the region in the face of fluctuating global commodity markets. It is estimated that the project will provide up to 250 construction jobs and 40-50 long term positions during operation of the facility. “This is an...

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PRINCE RUPERT AND DISTRICT CHAMBER WELCOMES GOVERNMENT OF CANADA APPROVAL OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST LNG PROJECT

PRINCE RUPERT – The Prince Rupert and District Chamber of Commerce applauds the Canadian Government’s decision to approve the Pacific Northwest LNG project. The project brings impressive opportunities to the region in an industry that will provide long-term employment and community investment for the North Coast and beyond. Additionally, this project will help to diversify Canada’s export opportunities providing economic stability in the wake of a decreasing US energy export market. The Chamber notes that with 190 binding conditions to this approval there are additional assurances to protect the natural environment and reduce environmental impacts during construction and operation...

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