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Its history of service along the B.C. coast includes an appearance in a 1974 episode of CBC-TV's "The Beachcombers."
Both men face one criminal charge each of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal.
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Sadly, the civic mayhem isn't limited to staffing, it's cross-contaminated a few council chambers, sometimes making the Hatfield and McCoy feud seem like an episode of the Brady Bunch.
The project would be the largest capital investment in B.C.'s history.
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Increased sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution from the expanded Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) aluminum smelter in Kitimat, B.C. will result in increased health costs for local households, an expert witness told an Environmental Appeals Board panel in Victoria, Monday.
"This case really does represent a situation where you have a regulator that has gotten too close to a powerful and well-resourced private interest that it is supposed to be independently regulating," said Chris Tollefson, lawyer for the University of Victoria's Environmental Law Centre.
Power had been out in the village since 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Restoration was complicated by the fact that the area is remote and forested, and trees were continuing to fall onto power lines.
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Kitimat has been hit by 120 centimetres of snow since Thursday. The 24-hour snowfall record is 112 centimetres set in 1961.
VICTORIA - Texas-based energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp., has submitted plans to develop what could be a $25-billion liquefied natural gas project near Prince Rupert on British Columbia's north coast.Exx...
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It's bad enough that David Black is allowing his newspaper chain to print misinformation. Newspaper people are usually pretty big on getting their facts right. But it is worse that Black is letting this happen at the same time he is seeking environmental credibility to bolster his refinery plans. The disconnect makes people wonder whether they can trust his "green" claims about Kitimat if his newspapers are preaching climate denial.
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Enbridge is expected to be a significant issue in this fall's municipal election campaign in Kitimat, just as Woodfibre LNG is expected to be in Squamish.
If you hope to repeat the success of May 2, 2011, I invite you to take a firm stand against the TransCanada East pipeline and you must demand that the National Energy Board hold public hearings that are not mere rubber stamps for the oil industry.
CALGARY - TransCanada Corp. (TSX:TRP) says it plans to build a $1.9-billion pipeline to help feed Chevron Corp. and Apache Corp.'s proposed liquefied natural gas facility near Kitimat, B.C.The Merrick...
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, which is based in Kelowna, unveiled workcamps made f...
Conservative Sun TV broadcaster Ezra Levant showed up at an anti-pipeline rally in Vancouver over the weekend, and predictably stirred things up with protesters. The "No Enbridge" rally attracted more...
VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed liquefied natural gas development has reached an important milestone now that four major energy companies have signed on.Shell Canada, PetroChina...
With a federal decision on Northern Gateway imminent, this vote in Kitimat sets the tone. If the Canadian government supports the project, Premier Christy Clark will be facing a challenge to similar to the one Kitimat's leadership stared down on Monday night.
On the heels of a "no" vote by the citizens of Kitimat, B.C. against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline, a campaign has begun for a possible province-wide plebiscite. Saturday's non-binding vote...
KITIMAT, B.C. - The residents of Kitimat, B.C. have voted against the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project in a non-binding plebiscite.The ballot count from Saturday's vote was 1,793 opposed ver...
KITIMAT, B.C. - It was unclear if frantic campaigning had any effect on voters in this northwest BC community who cast ballots Saturday in a plebiscite over the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline...
A group of anti-Northern Gateway pipeline protesters surprised Kitimat's mayor at a basketball championship — just days before the city is set to vote on the project. In a video uploaded to YouTube on...
Kitimat, situated at the heart of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline project, is holding a municipal vote this week on the recommendation to green-light the project. Why it is happening and why Enbridge is so involved are two good questions. Why this matters to you, is a third.
Mike Langegger recalls the autumn moment two years ago when he, his son Adam, and daughter Hannah spotted a moose a stone’s throw away in a valley just outside Kitimat in northwest B.C. The rutting b...
Enbridge's ad spend on the Kitimat vote so far is more than three times what the company would be allowed to spend in an electoral district during a provincial election. During a provincial election or initiative vote, Elections BC restricts how much companies and other third-party advertisers can spend -- but no such rules apply to the April 12 plebiscite.
A $4-million retrofit at a Vancouver shipyard has turned a Baltic cruise ship, the Silja Festival, into a floating hotel for about 600 construction workers working on a $3-billion upgrade of Alcan&apo...
A cruise ship from the Baltic Sea has sailed into B.C., on its way to being turned into a floating hotel for construction workers in Kitimat. The Silja Festival, which once carried passengers from Swe...
VICTORIA - One of the first questions British Columbia's Finance Minister Mike de Jong was asked when he introduced the Liberal government's proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax as part of last w...
Both the people lauding the refinery proposal and those condemning it miss the point. In tying pipeline development to the building of a heavy-oil refinery in B.C., MLA Andrew Mr. Weaver is not so much accepting a reasonable compromise as he is floating still another costly, lengthy, prerequisite to new pipelines.
Construction workers in northern B.C. will make themselves at home on a cruise ship as they complete $3.3 billion in upgrades to an aluminum smelter. The Silja Festival, which was built by Estonian co...
KITIMAT, B.C. - The District of Kitimat will hold a plebiscite on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline in April to gauge support for the controversial project.Chief administrative officer Ron Poole...
VANCOUVER - A pair of climate-change protesters wearing cheap, thrift-store dress clothing evaded RCMP officers tasked with protecting Stephen Harper during an event in Vancouver on Monday, walking on...