BC Liberals threaten US coal with carbon tax after softwood levy
About 94% of thermal coal exported through BC comes from the US.
BC signs LNG benefits deals with First Nations on proposed Petronas project
Agreements are tied to the project proceeding, include the transfer of about 3,000 hectares of land and almost $145 million.
Dark clouds growing over BC LNG industry after LNG Canada delay
LNG Canada put the brakes on its Kitimat project because of weak global prices.
Premiers sign national energy strategy after three years of talks
A communique released July 17 said the plan helps set energy priorities and “encourage the transition to a lower carbon economy.”
Clark tells BC Hydro to permit union organizing on Site C
Province’s council of building trades has filed a lawsuit that argues BC Hydro’s plan violates the charter.
BC’s Clark says diversified economy keeps provincial budget balanced
Premier sticks to liquefied natural gas plans, and expects to have three plants in operation the province by 2020.
Alberta, BC premiers set tone for warmer relations over pipelines
Jim Prentice moves to get past the tempestuous days of former Alberta premier Alison Redford.
Is India BC’s newest dance partner? Clark thinks so
BC premier heads out on 10-day trade mission in major Indian cities in search of new opportunities and potential markets.
Emissions control and LNG tax coming for BC fall sitting: finance minister
Gas producers and the province have been in consultation on a taxation program that works for both sides.
Clark says BC can rival Alberta as LNG exporter to Asia
BC premier says the country is better off when all provincial economies are booming.
Resources push BC budget into the black, Clark says
Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.
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.
BC will keep its hands off pipeline royalties in deal with Alberta
The deal removes the prospect of Alberta holding BC’s growing natural gas business hostage.
Premiers Clark, Redford talk joint energy export plan
They will publicly discuss the progress of the joint energy plan on Nov. 5. A final report is due on Dec. 31.
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.