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Look Who's Building A Coal Mine

CHETWYND, B.C. - The mining firm once embroiled in a dispute over foreign workers has hired a former political heavyweight to help it build a coal mine in northern B.C.Blair Lekstrom, the former energ...
AP

Foreign Workers Case Dismissed

VANCOUVER - Two unions may have lost a Federal Court battle disputing a mining company's plan to bring in 201 temporary foreign workers from China, but they're celebrating the spotlight they've shone...
AP

Should Canadians Get These Jobs?

The fight by two labour unions against a company that hired more than 200 temporary workers from China for its coal mine in northeastern B.C. heads to Federal Court in Vancouver today. The judicial r...
Alamy

Stoking Fear Over Chinese Investment

VANCOUVER - An internal federal review of a decision to grant permits to a Chinese company to bring temporary foreign workers from China for its British Columbia coal mine found the company met or exc...
HD Mining

B.C. Mining Unions Earn Big Win

VANCOUVER - Two B.C. unions will get their wish to look behind the curtain of how the federal government decides if temporary foreign workers can come to Canada.On Friday, the Federal Court granted th...
CP

Jobs Minister Vows Work On Mining Issues

VICTORIA - Jobs Minister Pat Bell says he wants to help resolve the controversial temporary foreign workers issue involving an underground coal mine in northeast British Columbia before he leaves poli...
YouTube

HD Mining Denies Hiring Allegations

VANCOUVER - The company under fire for hiring temporary foreign workers for a northern B.C. coal mine is dismissing allegations that it ignored the resumes of several Canadian applicants who were qual...
Alamy

Temporary Workers Sent Back To China

VANCOUVER - Sixteen temporary employees at a controversial coal mine in northern B.C. are returning to China because of the company's concerns about ongoing litigation and its associated costs and dis...