August 2021

Masks required in public spaces August 25th

Tue, August 24, 2021

In accordance with the Provincial Health Officer’s order issued today, effective Wednesday August 25th, 2021 masks will be required to be worn indoors in public settings for all people 12 years of age and older, regardless of their vaccination status.  People who cannot wear a mask or who cannot put on or remove a mask on their own are exempt. 

The order applies to all indoor public settings and includes the following:

City Postpones Official Start Date For Curbside Recycling

Fri, August 20, 2021

AUGUST 20, 2021– PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – The Operations Department has made the pragmatic decision to postpone the official start date of the City wide curbside recycling program to January 1, 2022.

In developing this new service for the community, the Operations Department faced many setbacks, ranging from COVID delays and interruptions to route and scheduling conflicts to new equipment and technology challenges.