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Major Energy Players Lobbying For Tax Break: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - There's a report that the players behind major liquefied natural gas projects in British Columbia are lobbying Ottawa for tax relief.The Glo...

B.C. Climate Action Plan 2.0?

Matt Horne | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Matt Horne

Clearly there's a difference between trying to read the tea leaves on where the government could be going with climate action in the province, and government actually laying those directions out for British Columbians. And for all of the potential directions policy could go, their impact on carbon pollution will depend on how they are designed.

An 'Epic' LNG Battle Pits Squamish Against B.C. Liberals

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

We all have busy lives. And that's exactly how the more mischievous of politicians like it. A busy, distracted, and somewhat plump populace who, even if they find out about a government program they don't like, won't quite be able to find the time, energy, or solidarity to do battle. In the case of B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her grandiose LNG dream, that's the modus operandi.

LOOK: Gorgeous B.C. Ghost Town

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. ghost town that was built almost overnight in the 1980s and then faded away has come back to life in photos. Kamloops photographer Chad ...

Ottawa Woos B.C. First Nations On Energy Projects

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - The federal government will set up a major projects management office in British Columbia to try to woo West Coast First Nations...

Please Don't LNG Us: An Open Letter To Christy Clark

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

You can still go on road trips. But instead of visiting China, why not visit those countries that are heavily investing in sustainable, renewable resources? You wouldn't have to go far. Just a quick trip to California. With "the world's eighth-largest economy in 2013," accepting that climate change is a reality -- it is quickly moving away from its dependency on fossil fuel. Certainly B.C. could follow suit.

'World's Most Luxury' Workcamps

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. modular home company has introduced what it's calling the "world's most luxury living quarters" for the province's LNG workers. BigSteelBox,...

Clark Not Worried About Russia-China Gas Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C.'s premier is brushing aside a massive natural gas deal between China and Russia, insisting she's not worried it will affect her provi...

Signed On For B.C. LNG Project

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed liquefied natural gas development has reached an important milestone now that four major energy...

Job Skills New Focus Of B.C. Education

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Poets are still welcome in British Columbia's plan to re-tool the education system from Kindergarten to post-secondary institutions, but mo...

'If LNG Fails, This Town Will Fail'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FORT NELSON, B.C. - The mayor of Fort Nelson, B.C., has issued a public apology to provincial bureaucrats and gas industry officials expelled from a F...

Minister Warned Of LNG Emissions

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia Environment Ministry staff have warned their minister that the province's dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses...

Squamish on the Precipice: Saying 'No' to LNG

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 06.18.2014 | 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 06.15.2014 | 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 06.16.2014 | 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 06.09.2014 | 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 06.03.2014 | 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 05.31.2014 | 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 05.11.2014 | 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 04.25.2014 | 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 04.21.2014 | 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...