Kitimat

Rio Tinto Alcan Is Harming Kitimat Households

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.
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David Black, Press Baron Behind B.C. Refinery Pitch, Has A Climate Denier Problem

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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Signed On For B.C. LNG Project

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...
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THE END OF THE LINE?

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...
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B.C. LNG Tax Too High: Companies

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...
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SAVE THE DATE

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...
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Western Promises

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...