January 2022

Notice of Closed Council Meeting - January 24, 2022

RESOLUTION TO EXCLUDE THE PUBLIC THAT Council hereby declares that the meeting held at 4:30 p.m. on January 24, 2022 is to be closed to the public and that the basis of this closure is that the item(s) on the agenda of this meeting comply with the following closed meeting criteria specified in Section 90 of the Community Charter:

90.1 (a) personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or is being considered for a position as an officer, employee or agent of the municipality or another position appointed by the municipality;

City Seeking Volunteers for Library Board.

The City of Prince Rupert is currently looking for volunteer Trustee(s) interested in serving on the Prince Rupert Library Board.

If you are interested in helping shape the future of Prince Rupert’s community services, please submit a letter of interest by February 4th, 2022. Please include a written description of your skills and experiences that are relevant to the position you are applying for.

Reminder Re: Northern Health Mass Vaccination Clinic Next Week

Tue, January 18, 2022

Please be reminded that Northern Health is hosting a mass vaccination clinic at the Prince Rupert Recreation Complex next week starting Monday, January 24th. See below for the Notice from Northern Health regarding the mass clinic as well as booking through the Health Unit downtown:


Attention Prince Rupert Residents! Are you looking to get your booster shot?

Tsunami Advisory

UPDATE: Please be advised that the tsunami advisory is now lifted. 


Please be advised there is a tsunami advisory in effect for waterfront areas of Prince Rupert due to a volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga.

The public is advised to avoid waterfront areas until further notice. 

This is not an evacuation. 

City Provides Assurances Regarding Fire Services

Thu, January 6, 2022

In light of recent reporting regarding cases of COVID-19 at the Prince Rupert Fire Hall, the City would like to reassure the community that we will continue to provide essential fire protection services. Although 8 of 20 firefighters are currently in isolation due to positive results or awaiting test results, the department has continued to respond to calls, including a structure fire in the last 24 hours.