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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.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 30, 2019  

Trudeau says British Columbians really ‘get it,’ amid conservative wave

Says they understand the importance of investing in the environment in order to grow the economy.

News Oil & Gas General
July 23, 2019  

Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill

The legal battle is part of the fallout over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 19, 2019  

$79M for buses in BC as part of three-government investment: PM

Will allow for 10 long-range electric buses that would provide greener transportation options.

News Automotive Oil & Gas General
July 4, 2019  

Most fuel suppliers won’t release profit margin details to B.C. gas price probe

B.C. Utilities Commission has been ordered to review the last four years of gas and diesel pricing.

News Oil & Gas General
July 2, 2019  

‘Loaded gun:’ BC seeks injunction against Alberta’s turn off the taps law

Alberta threatening to cut BC off from its crude.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
June 19, 2019  

Business leaders welcome Trans Mountain expansion approval

…but they fear the pipeline expansion to BC’s coast will not be competed.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 28, 2019  

Court rules B.C. can’t limit oil shipments in major blow for pipeline fight

Unanimous ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal represented a major win for Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
May 16, 2019  

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead

Bill would put into a law a voluntary moratorium on tanker traffic off BC’s north coast.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 15, 2019  

Federal oil tanker ban bill defeated in Senate, but legislation not dead [UPDATED]

Bill C-48 has enraged many backers of the Canadian oil industry.

News Forestry Manufacturing General Production
April 25, 2019  

Canfor cutting lumber production as supply and price issues continue

Will reduce production output by approximately 100 million board feet spread across its BC mills.

News General
April 17, 2019  

Closing illegal pot shops an uphill battle until demand is met, say authorities

Some operators have become especially brazen in their fight to stay open.

News Automotive Government General
April 11, 2019  

BC introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

Legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease.

News General
April 9, 2019  

Alberta’s Notley expects pipeline approval soon; Kenney calls it ‘phoney fight’ [UPDATED]

Energy policy looms large over the upcoming Alberta election.

News Oil & Gas General
April 4, 2019  

Ottawa considers approval of BC methane rules called ‘weak’ in report

Under B.C.’s proposals, a leaking well could emit more than twice the amount of methane than Ottawa will allow when its rules come into effect next year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2019  

BC brings in tax credit to help spur liquefied natural gas investment

Will repeal the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act, which Horgan government says created barriers for investment.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 21, 2019  

Canada says BC trying to impede Trans Mountain with pipeline legislation

Wants BC Court of Appeal to reject proposed amendments to the province’s Environmental Management Act.

News Construction Government General
March 14, 2019  

B.C. building code adjusted upwards to allow 12 storey wood buildings

A mass timber building is one where the primary load-bearing structure is made of either solid or engineered wood.

News Oil & Gas General
February 28, 2019  

BC First Nation near pipeline explosion files lawsuit against Enbridge

The company has undertaken a rigorous inspection of their natural gas pipeline system in B.C. since the blast, it said.

News Food & Beverage General
February 11, 2019  

Cannabis co-ops seek to bring small producers, processors into legal market

Grow Tech Labs and Victory Square Technologies launched a cannabis co-op this month that will begin with a BC-wide consultation of small producers.

News Oil & Gas General
January 29, 2019  

Indigenous complaints about pipeline builder to be probed by government, police

Members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation and supporters alleged Coastal GasLink is engaging in construction activity without an archaeological impact assessment.

News Oil & Gas General
January 29, 2019  

Trans Mountain pipeline work destroyed salmon habitat: scientist

Environmentalists, scientists, critical of new pipeline review.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
December 11, 2018  

Forest companies heading for China without BC officials

Council of Forest Industries said long-standing business relations are separate from legal issues involving Meng Wanzhou.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 5, 2018  

B.C. climate change plan aims to build economy around renewable energy

The plan will require all new buildings to be net-zero energy ready by 2032.

News Energy Forestry Government Minerals Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2018  

Proposed environmental assessment legislation needs integrity boost: scientists

Bill 51 contains a number of reforms and amendments that will change the way mines, dams and pipelines are reviewed and approved in BC.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
November 7, 2018  

Pipeline blast forces FortisBC to the open market for natural gas supply

Enbridge has said it wants to get its pipeline capacity up to 80 per cent after the unexplained explosion near Prince George last month.

News General
November 5, 2018  

Government putting Ridley Terminals Inc. in Prince Rupert, B.C., up for sale

The firm transfers bulk commodities such as coal and petroleum coke from rail cars to ocean-going vessels.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 18, 2018  

Economy and environment go hand in hand: natural resources minister

Sohi says government has a responsibility to reduce Canada’s dependency on the US for oil and gas.

News Pulp & Paper General
October 15, 2018  

Interfor cutting back BC Interior production as lumber prices plunge

Vancouver-based company said the scale-back is a temporary measure.