About 94% of thermal coal exported through BC comes from the US.
Agreements are tied to the project proceeding, include the transfer of about 3,000 hectares of land and almost $145 million.
LNG Canada put the brakes on its Kitimat project because of weak global prices.
A communique released July 17 said the plan helps set energy priorities and “encourage the transition to a lower carbon economy.”
Province’s council of building trades has filed a lawsuit that argues BC Hydro’s plan violates the charter.
Premier sticks to liquefied natural gas plans, and expects to have three plants in operation the province by 2020.
Jim Prentice moves to get past the tempestuous days of former Alberta premier Alison Redford.
BC premier heads out on 10-day trade mission in major Indian cities in search of new opportunities and potential markets.
Gas producers and the province have been in consultation on a taxation program that works for both sides.
BC premier says the country is better off when all provincial economies are booming.
Growth plan includes the Site C hydroelectric dam and the inclusion of First Nations in that resource growth.
Timing is crucial to reach multi-billion-dollar deals with gas companies in China and Japan, BC premier says.
The deal removes the prospect of Alberta holding BC’s growing natural gas business hostage.
They will publicly discuss the progress of the joint energy plan on Nov. 5. A final report is due on Dec. 31.
The Kitimat Air Shed Impact Assessment Project will examine pollution effects of existing and proposed industrial air emissions.