From the CKNW website…
‘Big things’ in store for Prince Rupert
December, 02 - 4:00 PM
VICTORIA (CKNW/AM980) – Premier Gordon Campbell let slip today that a major investor is looking to spend what he calls “enormous amounts” of money on the port.
“I can’t tell you the name of the investor, but I can tell you that there is a lot of interest in China with regard to Prince Rupert and opening it up as a major gateway into British Columbia, into Canada, into the continent…it’s 30 hours closer to the Asian markets (than Vancouver).”
Campbell adds the un-named investor is urging the government to do more to expand the port. He’s hoping to convince Ottawa to get on board, saying Prince Rupert could become a major interchange for the entire continent in the next 20 years.