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Meet B.C.'s New LNG Dance Partner, Malaysia

Dermod Travis | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

To put it in a local context: the B.C. government is providing unprecedented tax breaks to what is effectively a foreign Crown corporation, where the prime minister is suspected of siphoning off US$700 million from one of its other Crown corporations to his personal bank accounts. Doesn't inspire confidence.

B.C. Finance Minister Heads To Malaysia To Woo Energy Giant

CP | Posted 07.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Travel and accommodation for the minister and his chief of staff will cost about $7,900.

B.C. LNG Law Introduced To Pave Way For $36-Billion Facility

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the proposed facility would be the largest private investment in the province's history.

B.C. LNG Project Conditionally Approved By Malaysia-Led Group

CP | Laura Kane, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Pacific NorthWest LNG said the final decision is subject to two conditions.

Proposed Pipeline Project Reaches Deals With More B.C. First Nations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The latest agreements are with the Doig River First Nation, Halfway River First Nation and Yekooche First Nation.

B.C. Signs $36-Billion LNG Agreement With Malaysian Energy Giant

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The project would be the largest capital investment in B.C.'s history.

Signs of Change Are Sweeping the Nation

David Suzuki | Posted 05.14.2015 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Recent events in Canada have shown not only that change is possible, but that people won't stand for having corporate interests put before their own. The people of Alberta did what was once thought impossible: they gave the NDP a strong majority. Voters in Prince Edward Island followed B.C. provincially and Canada federally and elected their first Green Party member, as well as Canada's second openly gay premier.

Prince Rupert First Nation Rejects $1-Billion LNG Offer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Residents raised concerns over the project's environmental impact, pointing out its "problematic" location.

Prince Rupert First Nation Offered $1 Billion To Support LNG Project

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The band would receive a one-time payment of nearly $28 million, annual payments over 40 years totalling about $1 billion, and other funding.

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

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.21.2015 | 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.

'Twas The Night Before A B.C. Taxpayer's Christmas

Jordan Bateman | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through B.C. The pipeline wars were stirring, even over LNG

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

CP | Abdul Latheef, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Business

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

Petronas Delaying Proposed B.C. LNG Terminal

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2015 | 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

'Gargantuan' Investment Pledge From Malaysia

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

NUSA DUA, Indonesia - Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Bali for an Asia-Pacific leaders' summit Sunday bearing what could be called a $36-bill...

This Oil Giant Really Wants B.C. LNG Exports

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Plans by Malaysian national oil company Petronas to export liquefied natural gas from northern British Columbia to Asia moved forward Frida...

B.C.'s Billion-Dollar LNG Boost

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Global energy corporations are "dead serious" about investing in British Columbia's potential as a world supplier of liquefied natural gas,...

How Harper's Nexen Deal Deceived Canadians

Maude Barlow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business
Maude Barlow

On December 7, Prime Minister Stephen Harper approved the first two complete takeovers of Canadian-owned energy firms by foreign state-owned companies in our country's history. The Prime Minister used sleight of hand to trick Canadians into thinking these were "exceptional" cases, to be repeated only cautiously in the future. He appeared to close the door to ownership of the tar sands by companies controlled by foreign governments. But he didn't close it at all. He left it wide open and signaled to China, Malaysia and other countries that Canada's strategic energy resources were entirely for sale, not just to the highest bidder but to any bidder at all.

No Shortage Of Money To Pour Into Oilsands: Oliver

CP | Heather Scoffield and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper may have been talking specifically about the oilsands when he shut the door to foreign state-controlled takeove...

Foreign State-Owned Companies Will Keep Coming: Experts

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2013 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Foreign capital will continue to flow into Canada's resource sector, despite Prime Minister Stephen Harper's vow to raise the bar on the lev...

Harper Government Greenlights Malaysian Takeover Of Energy Firm

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Business

Industry Canada has approved the takeover of Alberta-based Progress Energy Resources by Malaysian fuel giant Petronas. The government announced the...