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July 30, 2021

PRPA SUPPORTS SUNKEN GARDENS GREENHOUSE PROJECT

The Prince Rupert Sunken Gardens, a central landmark of the city for more than eight decades, is home to a new greenhouse that was installed through a partnership between the Prince Rupert Garden Club and the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) Community Investment Fund. The project allows the Club to provide new opportunities to educate community members about gardening and growing food in a greenhouse.

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July 6, 2021

Shore power will reduce container vessel emissions at Port of Prince Rupert

While construction crews gear up to expand Fairview Container Terminal, there is a simultaneous project underway to help reduce greenhouse gases and other emissions from the ships that call on the facility. A team led by the Prince Rupert Port Authority is installing shore power capacity at the terminal, so that vessels docked there can rely on hydroelectric power while their cargo is loaded and unloaded.

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July 2, 2021

PRPA Supports Renovations at Friendship House of Prince Rupert

The Friendship House of Prince Rupert’s lobby is now a more welcoming and efficient space for the thousands of people who regularly come through their doors. The reception and front hallway areas were renovated through a partnership with the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) Community Investment Fund, as part of a multi-phase modernization project, with the goal of providing Friendship House staff and clients a vastly improved environment for program delivery.

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June 28, 2021

Hatchery Upgrades Support Bulkley River Coho and Chinook Salmon Stocks

Efforts to improve and monitor wild Coho and Chinook salmon stock productivity in Northwest BC have received a significant financial boost from the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA). The Toboggan Creek Salmon & Steelhead Enhancement Society has received a $60,000 commitment from PRPA’s Skeena River Salmon Enhancement Program to upgrade aging infrastructure at the Toboggan Creek Hatchery northwest of Smithers.

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June 21, 2021

Gateway Operators monitor marine traffic and conditions 24/7

From fishing boats bringing in their fresh catch and kayaks bobbing on the waves of the inner harbour, to the large shipping vessels anchored further out, the waters around Prince Rupert are used for diverse activities. Who keeps track of everything coming and going, and ensures the safety and security of people, the environment and property?

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June 14, 2021

Air and water quality at the Port measured around-the-clock

Preserving and maintaining a high standard of air and water quality around the Port of Prince Rupert is a complex effort, that starts with extensive monitoring. The Environmental Sustainability team at the Prince Rupert Port Authority is constantly collecting data related to emissions, noise, and water quality from around the Prince Rupert Gateway, to mitigate the Port’s impact on the environment and the community.

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