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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.