Rumours of our boom appear to be greatly exaggerated

"Out there, there is this impression that Prince Rupert is a boom town and while we are really excited about where we are going and what we are going through we want to remind them of the very real issues we still face,"— Mayor Herb Pond outlining one of his key talking points as he prepares to take in the annual UBCM convention.

As the Mayor and council and city representatives make the annual pilgrimage to the UBCM convention, the topic of Rupert’s struggling economy is expected to take a central spot among the local delegation to Penticton…

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