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5 New Year's Resolutions For B.C.'s Politicians

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

In the spirit of giving, here are five ideas for B.C.'s politicians to consider as they set their resolutions for 2015.

Petronas B.C. LNG Project A 'Done Deal' Despite Delay: Clark

CP | Abdul Latheef, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - British Columbia's premier said Monday the province's multibillion-dollar agreement with Petronas to build a liquefied natural gas terminal ...

Dear Santa: Here Is What B.C. Wants For Christmas

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Dear Santa: You probably don't get Christmas letters from an entire province, but this year we hope you'll think of adding B.C. to your magical journey.

Petronas Delaying Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - Malaysian energy giant Petronas said Wednesday it's delaying its proposed liquefied natural gas terminal near Prince Rupert, B.C., even thou...

Clark Denies Offering LNG Jobs To Temporary Foreign Workers

CBC | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is hitting back at the NDP's claims she plans to bring in temporary foreign workers to build LNG plants instead of foc...

Clark Offered B.C.'s LNG Jobs To India Workers: NDP

CBC | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Premier Christy Clark is coming under fire for reportedly offering jobs building B.C.'s LNG industry to workers in India. According to a s...

It's Time For Squamish To Grow a Pair And Get Political

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

Like it or not, it's time for Squamish to grow a pair and get political. Stop, even for a few hours, the trail bike riding. The hiking. The mountain climbing. The kite boarding. If the mudders really want to "live the life," then it's time to really get dirty. But by putting a little time aside for arguing and debating for the environment you so immensely enjoy.

B.C. LNG Window Closing: Industry Group

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - With the provincial government on the cusp of announcing its tax and environmental regime for liquefied natural gas, the head of an indust...

Premier Denies Downplaying B.C. LNG Expectations

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - A major player in British Columbia's liquefied natural gas sweepstakes has rained on Premier Christy Clark's throne speech, which laid out ...

Petronas Threatens To Delay B.C. LNG Project By A Decade

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CALGARY - The B.C. and federal governments could miss out on billions in liquefied natural gas investment for at least a decade unless, by the end of ...

Teach Trades To Children If You Really Want Skilled Labour

Nicky Byres | Posted 11.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Nicky Byres

The massive disconnect here is clear. The B.C. government talks up trades and minimally delivers post-secondary trades education, but does not fund the very building blocks the people filling those seats will need: well-resourced shops and shop teachers.

Citizens Should Demand That B.C. 'Completely Rethink' Its LNG Strategy: Expert

David Burke | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
David Burke

Given all the impacts and uncertainties, he added, "Maybe one of the best things you can do in British Columbia is kee this resource in the ground."

Petronas Threatens To Pull Out Of B.C. LNG Project

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a threat by Petronas to quit a proposed liquefied natural gas project is just part of negotiations over the ...

B.C. LNG Must Build 'Communities, Not Camps': Horgan

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The promised massive benefits of British Columbia's liquefied natural gas industry must flow to residents and not to big energy companies, ...

First Nations' Ultimatum: Pick Between Dam And LNG

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - With a decision imminent on the Site C hydroelectric project in northeastern British Columbia, area First Nations have delivered a message...

What B.C.'s Proposed Woodfibre LNG Plant Means

Dermod Travis | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

The next election is in 2017. You suspect that voters might want to see a little something for all the hype before then, so what to do? Well, take one of the proposed projects and slam the pedal to the metal. And by all accounts, that project is the proposed Woodfibre LNG plant in Squamish.

How BC Ferries Could Save Over $9M Annually

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - BC Ferries wants to convert its two largest vessels to dual-fuel capability, allowing the ships to operate on both diesel and liquefied nat...

Major Energy Players Lobbying For Tax Break: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2014 | 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...

Connecting The Dots Between Mount Polley Mine Owner, Squamish LNG, Harper

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia
G. Elijah Dann

With the curtains slowly opening around politicians and corporate owners, the sordid, unholy bedfellow goings-on would make Ron Jeremy blush. (Cover your eyes now children and those pure of heart.)

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.

Simple Math for Teachers: Economic Growth = Higher Wages

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Whatever the final government deal is with the B.C. Teachers Federation (BCTF), and whenever it's settled, the BCTF must quit opposing economic growth if it ever hopes to accomplish its long-term salary and class size goals.

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 ...

Like So Many Bad Things, Oil Spills Are Good For the Economy

David Suzuki | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Destroying the environment is bad for the planet and all the life it supports, including us. But it's often good for business. But the massive costs of dealing with a pipeline or tanker spill and the resulting climate change consequences will far outweigh the benefits.

'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...