July 2018

Traffic Disruption on 5th Ave E

Tue, July 31, 2018

Please be advised - City crews will be conducting a water service repair at 237 5th avenue east starting this morning. There will be traffic flaggers directing traffic in both directions. Traffic will continue to flow through both ways. Repairs and paving are anticipated to be complete by end of day or midday tomorrow. Thank you for your patience.

Key Milestone Achieved on Construction of Pembina's LPG Facility

Mon, July 23, 2018

This week Pembina Pipeline Corporation (“Pembina”) has triggered a key milestone in its agreement with Prince Rupert Legacy Inc. (“Legacy”) which allows them to proceed with construction of the above-ground facilities for their propane export facility on Watson Island. The milestone comes alongside the City’s recent recognition by the North Central Local Government Association (NCLGA) for efforts to bring the former pulp mill site back into industrial use.

Construction to Impact Traffic on 9th Ave West

Fri, July 20, 2018

Residents - please be advised that starting early next week there will be a sewer main repair and associated road closure in the 400 block of 9th Avenue West between Lotbiniere Street and Lisa Walters Drive. Please note that between 8:30-4:30 pm on weekdays, all through traffic (both directions) will be blocked off and redirected. There will also be no left turn onto 9th Avenue West from Lisa Walters Drive between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

City Seeking Volunteers for Library Board

Fri, July 13, 2018

The City of Prince Rupert is currently looking for volunteer directors interested in serving on the following board: 


Library Society Trustees (3 openings, starting August, 2018) 


If you are interested in helping shape the future of the Prince Rupert Library, please submit a letter of interest by August 17th, 2018. 


Please include a written description of your skills and experiences that are relevant to the position you are applying for. 


Ammonia-related Incident at Recreation Complex

Thu, July 5, 2018

Between 4:30 and 5:00 pm on July 4th, Prince Rupert Fire Rescue responded to a reported ammonia leak at the municipal arena. The Recreation Complex was fully evacuated and closed until a full inspection was completed by Prince Rupert Fire Rescue. The majority of users had left for the day as summer camps had concluded, and remaining patrons and staff were immediately evacuated when alarms sounded. The City was advised that two people were taken to hospital and were released.