Making up for lost time in Prince Rupert

We’re back on the minds of the central Canada media these days, as the Globe and Mail takes a walk down our third avenue shopping district, chats with a mayor and takes the economic pulse of the city after the glow of the container port opening has faded.

The Globe presents a generally positive overview of where we stand at the moment, a far cry apparently from when Mayor Herb Pond says “People were crying in my office”, a reference to the early days of the Skeena shutdown and the economic tsunami it unleashed in the city.

Patrick Brethour recounts the past days of misery for the city and how what he calls the “rising tide” of the port is beginning to change the dynamic of the city…

( from  the blog a town called podunk,  click on the link below to see the entire article … 6671726285 )-