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.
BC Greens should support Site C dam
Aboriginal rights must be balanced against other competing, critical interests.
Natural gas in BC much greater than original estimates
Report says resources in northeast are trillions of cubic feet higher than initial estimates.
Clark says Canada depending on BC for growth
RBC forecasts the province’s economy to lead growth rate this year at 3.1%.
BC study IDs shortage of key workers in next decade
Employers will depend on new workers, immigrants to fill future job openings.
BC to lead Canada in growth
But job creation is stuck in second gear.
Innergex starts operations at 49.9 MW Kwoiek Creek hydro facility
The facility is expected to generate 223,400 MWh annually, enough to power more than 20,000 homes.
Clark says BC's LNG plants will do the world a clean air favour
Timing is crucial to reach multi-billion-dollar deals with gas companies in China and Japan, BC premier says.
Enbridge CEO lauds Alberta, BC pipeline deal
Al Monaco says the agreement will shift momentum in favour of the company’s controversial Northern Gateway pipeline.
BC commissions study on impact of LNG emissions
The Kitimat Air Shed Impact Assessment Project will examine pollution effects of existing and proposed industrial air emissions.
BC meeting GHG reduction targets, but setting up smokescreen for LNG
Tides Canada report concludes LNG plants will be 300% dirtier than electricity-driven operations.
BC union leaders join Clark’s bid to train thousands of LNG workers
BC’s LNG projects represents a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity that could create 100,000 jobs.
Trinidad Drilling Ltd. to build new rig for northern BC LNG project
The new rig is expected to be delivered in late 2014.
Review board told Northern Gateway is in all Canadians’ interest
Enbridge says billions of dollars at stake as BC digs in on five conditions.
West Coast industry project focuses on LNG uses as marine fuel
Stringent emissions regulations coming in 2015-2016 means vessel owners will need to use lower sulphur distillate fuel.
Corporate tax increases “a reality of the times”: NDP’s Dix to BC biz
Dix would raise BC’s corporate taxes to 11% if the NDP wins election in May.
NDP government would quit Northern Gateway assessment: Dix
If elected BC premier in May, NDP leader Dix says he’d set up a “made in BC” review instead.
BC media mogul enters the Northern Gateway fray
David Black hopes to build a $13 billion refinery to export processed fuels rather than raw oilsands bitumen to Asia.
Panel, not politics will decide Northern Gateway fate: Harper
Prime Minister says science will determine if the pipeline should go ahead
US oil spill report fuels opposition to Northern Gateway pipeline
Yet to be approved Enbridge pipeline hits another snag, as opponents point to scathing report that suggests the project is too environmentally risky.
BC carbon tax to be reviewed
BC’s “world-leading” carbon tax is being reviewed because the rest of North America hasn’t followed through on pledges to keep up, the province’s finance minister says.
Encana sells 40% of BC gas assets to Mitsubishi
Encana Corp. is selling a major stake in its BC gas assets to Mitsubishi Corp. for $2.9 billion.