Bc Coal

'Stuff Your Stockings With B.C. Coal': Province's Holiday Advice

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Someone on the B.C. government media team is working extra hard on pushing the holiday spirit. Case in point: a news release that advises you to "stuf...

Win For Sacred Headwaters

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A remote area of northwest British Columbia considered sacred by aboriginals and resource rich by mining companies has received a reprieve ...

Don't Bank on Jobs From a 'Coal Rush'

Torrance Coste | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Torrance Coste

Last month, the Comox Valley Regional District, a municipal government on central Vancouver Island, received notice that two companies were seeking coal mining permits in the region. These permits don't necessarily mean the mines will be built, but they're part of a disturbing trend to resurrect coal mining on the Island -- a shift some locals are calling the new "Coal Rush."

How Bad Is Coal, Really?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Residents of British Columbia's Lower Mainland have been raising questions about the impact of coal trains on human health, just as the pr...

For Sale: B.C. Coal Terminal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - Ridley Terminals Inc., a B.C. coal and bulk commodities port that politicians have said is an important piece of Canada's gateway to Asia, is...

Suspend Chinese Miners' Permits: B.C. Group

CBC | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada

The B.C. Federation of Labour is calling for the suspension of temporary foreign worker program permits for a coal mine in northeastern B.C. ...