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News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
April 7, 2021  

Pontus awarded Plan Approval for Surrey Production facility

Pontus Protein Ltd. announced that it has been awarded

News Automotive Energy Sustainability Technology
April 7, 2021  

Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions

(CP) VICTORIA – Electric vehicles are selling in record

News Oil & Gas Operations Production
December 21, 2020  

Petrochemical complex heading back to Prince George

The massive West Coast Olefins Ltd. petrochemical complex is

News Energy Oil & Gas General
September 18, 2020  

BC disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells

There are about 7,000 dormant wells in B.C. and 770 orphan wells

News Government General
September 18, 2020  

$660M in tax incentives, BC reveals details of $1.5B recovery plan

Details about how the money will be spent come amid speculation that Premier Horgan is considering a snap election

News Government Economy General
September 1, 2020  

COVID-19 turns BC’s 2019-20 budget surplus to $321M deficit

Declines in tax revenues, losses at the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia and early measures to tackle the pandemic.

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

Feds announces $3M to support B.C. tech companies

Up to 2,500 innovation firms will benefit and the funding is expected to support about 1,000 jobs

News Government General
July 16, 2020  

BC study suggests 8 times more people infected with virus than confirmed

Prevalence rate applied to the provincial population could mean 28,000 had the coronavirus versus 3,149 cases confirmed to date.

News Energy General
June 30, 2020  

BC to give loans for fuel efficient switch on home heating

$4.1 million program for conversions to energy-efficient heat pumps that reduce pollution and save on costs.

News Government General
June 23, 2020  

BC to release fiscal update July 14 showing pandemic’s impact

Will include jobless numbers from June, most recent revenue estimates and data from the federal government’s fiscal update.

News Transportation General
June 11, 2020  

BC, Ontario shipyards team up to win multibillion dollar icebreaker contract

The agreement between Seaspan Marine and Heddle Shipyards represents the type of co-operation rarely seen within Canada.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
May 28, 2020  

BC swamped with funding applications to restore oil and gas wells: minister

The federal government announced in April BC would receive $120 million to clean up inactive oil and gas sites.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 25, 2020  

Low profits, few customers in post pandemic recovery: BC survey

43% businesses think they will need government incentives to continue operating.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 14, 2020  

BC lays out $120 million plan to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Premier John Horgan says restoring more than 2,000 inactive oil and gas wells would support upwards of 1,200 jobs.

News Energy General
May 4, 2020  

FortisBC first to purchase renewable natural gas made from wood waste

REN Energy’s Fruitvale, B.C., facility is anticipated to produce over one million gigajoules of RNG annually, making it the largest source of RNG in the province to date

News Energy General
May 4, 2020  

Wet’suwet’en pact with Ottawa and BC disputed by elected chiefs

They don’t support the proposed MOU on rights and title, hereditary chiefs have signed on.

News Government Economy General
April 28, 2020  

BC planning to ease COVID-19 restrictions, but no date yet

Falling case numbers are speeding up ongoing plans to introduce a strategy to ease requirements.

News General
February 13, 2020  

BC’s cleantech sector continues to grow: KPMG

KPMG report finds it’s increasingly export-oriented, with 87% of revenues forecast to be generated outside of the province.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 11, 2020  

Pipeline protesters expect long term change as awareness grows

Traffic blocked, nearly 60 people were arrested for obstructing busy ports in Vancouver and in nearby Delta.

News Government General
January 28, 2020  

Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits as BC Premier Horgan’s caribou liaison

Was appointed to bridge tensions between local groups, including backcountry enthusiasts and Indigenous nations, over saving threatened herds.

News Oil & Gas General
January 28, 2020  

Former MP Nathan Cullen appointed BC liaison in pipeline dispute

Will work with Wet’suwet’en leaders, the RCMP, Coastal GasLink, the provincial public sector and other parties.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
January 20, 2020  

BC forest industry seeks hope amid long strike, shutdowns, change

Challenges include US duties on BC softwood exports, mill closures in the Interior, two consecutive wildfire seasons.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 16, 2020  

Supreme Court to hear BC case to halt Trans Mountain expansion

Key Constitutional question is whether BC’s authority to protect its own environment can include interfering in a federal project.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 19, 2019  

Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces

Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.

News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
December 2, 2019  

BC forest industry facing uncertain future as mills close across province

Layoffs, shutdowns are causing economic and social pain as thousands of workers, their families and communities face uncertain futures.

News Forestry General
November 26, 2019  

Lumber giant Canfor announces it’s cutting back on mill operations in BC

The forestry giant has 12 sawmills around the province.

News Energy Government General
November 25, 2019  

$830M in BC fossil fuel subsidies in 2017-18: report [UPDATED]

Think-tank says most of the money is provided to fossil fuel producers rather than consumers.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
September 16, 2019  

Fewer trees, higher costs blamed for downturn in BC forestry

Shutdowns or curtailments in more than two dozen mills, hundreds out of work, economic growth predictions slashed.

News Government General
September 12, 2019  

Trudeau launches Liberal election campaign in Vancouver, just like in 2015

Liberal strategists say Trudeau intends to spend much of the first week of the campaign on the offence.

News Government Manufacturing Sustainability
September 10, 2019  

BC greenhouse gas emissions near 2007 levels despite carbon tax

Data does not include results from the CleanBC climate plan that set targets of buildings.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 16, 2019  

Shift reductions coming to Tolko plants in BC as market remains volatile

More than 700 workers will be affected by the curtailments Aug. 17 to Sept. 2 at the Armstrong and Lumby plants.

News Oil & Gas General
July 30, 2019  

Appeal of NEB pipeline jurisdiction decision ‘highly probable’: BC activist

Coastal GasLink is a 670-kilometre conduit currently under construction.