Bc Lng

Squamish on the Precipice: Saying 'No' to LNG

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

We were told how other towns that accepted this industrial turn now look. It's not pretty. "Drive through some of those towns," we were told. See for yourselves what industry has delivered. Smell the air. Look around. See what these oil and gas facilities have done to communities.

Killing B.C. Environmental Reviews 'Not In The Public Interest'

Carol Linnitt | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carol Linnitt

"Environmental assessments are supposed to allow the public and regulators to better understand and avoid potential risks. Removing the requirement for an environmental review is not in the public interest," said lawyer Jessica Clogg.

B.C. Quietly Drops Environmental Requirement

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government is exempting about 99 per cent of the natural gas produced in the province from automatic environmental assessment rev...

B.C. Brings First Nations On Board With LNG

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has moved to bring First Nations on board its much-anticipated multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas bo...

How B.C. Plans To Fill LNG Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government has released a road map designed to attract and train the tens of thousands of workers that would be needed...

Clark Preaching Gospel Of LNG

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - Premier Christy Clark is projecting British Columbia will rival energy giant Alberta in terms of "contribution to Canada" once the province s...

B.C. Signs On To Canada Job Grant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

OTTAWA - British Columbia is the latest province to sign a framework agreement with the federal government on the Canada Job Grant.Shirley Bond, the p...

B.C. LNG Tax Too High: Companies

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - One of the first questions British Columbia's Finance Minister Mike de Jong was asked when he introduced the Liberal government's proposed ...

B.C. LNG Plans 'Way Behind Schedule': Expert

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark insisted Wednesday it's still possible her much-hyped vision for liquefied natural gas could start ...

First Nations Want LNG, But Only If It's Done Right

Roland Willson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Roland Willson

This week, First Nations leaders are meeting in Fort St. John at the First Nations LNG Summit to find ways to balance all the information pouring in about LNG and to determine the path ahead. We are hoping to find a balance between protecting our traditional and cultural ways and moving forward with development, while making sure that people in our communities understand and can make informed decisions.

B.C. Budget Balanced, Promises Finance Minister

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's finance minister says the budget he is preparing to table Tuesday is balanced, but Mike de Jong is issuing the same warn...

B.C. Throne Speech Highlights

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Some highlights from the B.C. government's latest speech from the throne, delivered Tuesday by Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon:— The throne speec...

LNG Pursuit Like Race To Land On Moon: Clark

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark's latest throne speech compares her government's pursuit of liquefied natural gas to the almost unbe...

Big Agenda For Legislature Sitting

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's highly anticipated plans to regulate and tax the liquefied natural gas industry remain a work in progress, but the gover...

First Nation Sends Her A Warning

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal people abou...

Hottest B.C. Homes Are In..

The Huffington Post BC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Homeowners in B.C. received their annual BC Assessment property values this week, with Kitimat — the site of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline ...

Kitimat Chief Organizing Employment Summit

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A decade ago, Kitamaat Village in northwest British Columbia was broke as residents of the First Nations community faced non-existent job a...

LNG Ships Becoming A Reality For BC Ferries

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Five ship building firms, including Seaspan Shipyards in Vancouver, are in the running to build three liquefied natural gas ships for BC Fe...

They Can Make Or Break Oil And Gas

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There are more than 600 major resource projects worth $650 billion planned in Western Canada over the next decade but relations with First...

Clark's LNG Mission

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark is leaving for her fourth international trade mission to Asia in an attempt to sell liquefied natural gas.Clark...

That's A Lot Of LNG Pollution

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark says her government is paying close attention to the potential air and water pollution impacts of proposed liquefied ...

LNG Plant On Its Way

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - Two companies are teaming up to build liquefied natural gas plants in Edmonton and Vancouver to serve the transportation industry.In announc...

LNG Plants Will Do World A Favour: Clark

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark is calling British Columbia's proposed liquefied natural-gas plants worldwide pollution-fighting machines despite con...

LNG VS. Greenhouse Gas Reduction

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Like the underground shale gas that Premier Christy Clark says will pave the way to a debt-free future, British Columbia appears caught bet...

Big Money B.C. LNG Deal

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - The Malaysian company that has shelled out billions of dollars to become a major player in Canada's natural gas industry is further expandin...