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LNG Canada latest to delay investment

Shell-led group with Korea Gas, Mitsubishi and PetroChina can't say when its decision on Kitimat project will come

B.C. farmland protected from reforestation

Regulation change closes loophole that allowed British company to buy up B.C. farms and convert them to forest for carbon offsets

Site C a lone bright spot for northern B.C.

Nearly 80 per cent of 1,447 people working on Peace River dam are B.C. residents, says Energy Minister Bill Bennett

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          Ottawa, provinces work on national housing plan

          Federal minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he will work with provinces to develop first national housing strategy in 40 years

          Housing drives B.C. economic growth

          Employment and housing starts dip in May, but so far this year economic growth leads Canada

          Training funds offered to B.C. small businesses

          Qualified employers can get up to $15,000 in training costs covered if they hire an unemployed person

          Treaty overhaul aims to speed up talks

          New federal minister Carolyn Bennett agrees to work with B.C. on 'stepping stones' approach to aboriginal land claims

          Geological survey expands in western B.C.

          Helicopter magnetic survey locates minerals, natural gas and water at different depths in the Earth crust

          Innovation winners chosen in 2016 northwestern B.C. challenge

          Battery-powered quadracycle among the entries submitted

          • May 17th, 2016

          B.C. to top up minimum wage by 40 cents

          Cost-of-living formula left B.C. in last place, NDP says Premier Christy Clark added more because she was embarrassed

          B.C. resists call for outside mine oversight

          Mines Minister Bill Bennett admits more enforcement needed, says ministry is likely the best able to run it

          BC Ferries projects now eligible for federal funds

          Replacing the Nimpkish on the Bella Coola run and upgrading the Langdale terminal on the Sunshine Coast are top priorities

          Premier Christy Clark baits NDP on trade deal

          Premier compares NDP's 'Leap Manifesto' to Donald Trump's campaign against free trade in the U.S.

          Japan wooed as B.C. LNG customer

          Natural Gas Minister Rich Coleman tours Tokyo head offices after Japanese ambassador warns B.C. risks losing world's biggest customer

          Site C powerhouse contract awarded

          Turbines and generators for Peace River dam to be delivered for $470 million

          Decision time for B.C. carbon tax

          Public comments accepted until April 8, and then Premier Christy Clark has to decide on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

          Dam expansion done as BC Hydro demand slumps

          Four per cent rate increase expected next year to keep up with big maintenance, construction of Site C on the Peace River

          Big federal deficit not alarming to Business Council of B.C.’s Finlayson

          Economic growth should keep debt-to-GDP ratio steady, rebound in dollar, oil may improve confidence

          B.C. presses for LNG approval after delay

          Natural gas minister Rich Coleman says latest delay to Petronas-backed project at Prince Rupert must be 'overcome'

          B.C. LNG projects get new momentum

          Woodfibre LNG wins federal approval, major shift by Las Kwa'laams to support Prince Rupert port with conditions