Friday, September 24, 2010

Podunk Below the Masthead, Thursday, September 23, 2010

The gun registry debate heats up in Ottawa, Watson Island progress is examined by CFTK and Enbridge takes its pipeline show to Terrace, some of the items of note from Thursday's news files.

The Northern View
MP vows to continue fight to abolish long-gun registry -- As the debate continues in Ottawa over the long gun registry, the NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley vows to continue on with his efforts to see the registry abolished, or remove some of the more offensive parts of the registry (see article here)

Cullen Vows to Try to Fix Gun Registry-- The MP for the region also shared his thoughts on the gun registry with CFTK News (see article here) John Crawford had this report for the evening newscast (see video here)

Interest over Watson Island progressing-- CFTK outlines some background on the recent announcement from the City of Prince Rupert regarding the Watson Island file. (see article here) Tyler Noble provided this video report on the topic for the evening newscast (see video here)

Terrace Standard
Meeting answers some concerns over pipeline-- Enbridge brought their pipeline technical sessions to Terrace this week and the Terrace Standard outlined some of the talking points of Tuesday nights session. (see article here)

Terrace Standard
Commissioner hears legal aid concerns here-- Terrace residents took advantage of a public session  yesterday to offer their thoughts on the current status of the legal aid system in the province, part of an 11 community tour to examine the issue (see article here)

KRBD Ketchikan
Council candidates outline positions-- It's election time to the North and Ketchikan residents had the first opportunity to learn more about the candidates for public office in that community (hear radio interview here) KRBD offers up other items of note on the current election campaigns you can find them on their homepage.

CBC News Northern BC
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