The four men had been working in Vernon, B.C. when they disappeared.
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They did not choose Spirit of the WalletSucker or S.S. Should've Been A Bridge.
Travel and accommodation for the minister and his chief of staff will cost about $7,900.
The annual bonus alone could add up to $95,000.
A week after the spill was first reported, Nexen still does not know what caused the pipeline to rupture or when it might have started to leak. The pipeline may have been leaking for hours or even days before a problem was finally detected. Clearly, when it comes to pipelines, new does not necessarily mean better -- or even safer.
They had been in Canada for just 10 days.
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A bill is expected for a 25-year agreement on what could be B.C.'s first LNG plant, but B.C.'s LNG alliance says there's still more to do.
It's listed privately for $1.2 million.
In B.C., a 12 per cent sales tax plus three per cent luxury vehicle surtax means there is still quite a bit of room to move up. If the province implements a five to eight per cent super-luxury vehicle surtax, the revenue collected should be able to cover the 0.5 per cent sales tax that was rejected.
Plenty Of Fish
Long-held perceptions of Canada as a country with strict environmental standards and B.C. as a province that values natural beauty are taking a near-fatal beating in Southeast Alaska, where many now regard Canadians as bad neighbours who are unilaterally making decisions that could threaten the region's two major economic drivers.
Match Group CEO says it plans to integrate the Vancouver-based company's mobile app into its existing family of digital and online dating services.
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Once the money charged is above the government's cost, and it can be seen to be making money, the groundwater becomes a commodity -- and under FTA and NAFTA we cannot turn off the taps, even if we are at a Level 4 drought situation.
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"What we have heard is people say they don`t think it is appropriate," said Christy Clark.
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Forget the dirty money "jobs and billions" dreams Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet cronies sell. Their sleight of hand is clumsy, bad for B.C., bad for our planet and the children to come.
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Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the proposed facility would be the largest private investment in the province's history.
You can think of adjoining aquifers like adjoining swimming pools. Take the water from one and you don't affect the next. So the operation of the Nestlé plant in Hope no way affects the larger water supply of the Fraser Valley or the even larger water supply of the Lower Mainland.
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The almost $9-billion project will generate about 10,000 jobs during construction.
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Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced that the province is working to approve a LNG export facility near Prince Rupert.
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"We are legally able to spend what is necessary to provide protection and combat what is shaping up to be one of the worst fire seasons on record," said the finance minister.
One researcher Roderick MacIsaac committed suicide after he was fired in 2012.
While everyone's been furiously pointing fingers at each other over Vancouver's skyrocketing house prices, little attention has been paid to the other side of most real estate transactions: the pay stub.
Poor dam design caused the spill of 24 million cubic metres of silt and water into nearby lakes and rivers last summer.
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"... too many families are struggling to make ends meet."
Gabriel's Gourmet Cafe
The company generated more than $48 million last year, according to a report.
One epicentre of the Vancouver Island local-food scene is a funky downtown Nanaimo restaurant called Gabriel's Gourmet Café.
G-Kups coffee pods apparently break down in as quickly as a month.
These jeans will make you cool. Literally.
The chain says it mistakenly overpaid some employees and is demanding immediate repayment, under threat of legal action.
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Jumbo Glacier Resort's environmental certificate has lapsed because it did not meet provincial requirements on starting construction.
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The outcroppings would act as terraces. Gorgeous, scenic terraces.
I've been in Vancouver for two days where I joined with Greenpeace activists, First Nations peoples, parents, grandparents, professors, students at an amazing 6-hour "Toast The Coast" rally on Jerricho Beach to celebrate the pristine beauty of the Northwest coastline and to stop Big Oil from devastating it: Shell's preparing to drill in Alaska, new pipelines are proposed to bring tar sand oil to the coast, more oil-carrying super tankers running up and down the coast. Remember Exxon Valdez?