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Passenger numbers soaring at the Dawson Creek Airport

Passenger numbers soaring at the Dawson Creek Airport

The manager of Dawson Creek's airport says lower fares and more fly-in workers are behind record-setting passenger numbers in 2014.

$400 million Meikle wind farm in Tumbler Ridge gets green light

Project slated to bring 175 jobs during construction and 9 permanent jobs when it becomes operational at the end of 2016; "Once Site C out of the way, new demand going to be met by the IPPs” — Bennett
Fort Nelson optimistic after Apache sale

Fort Nelson optimistic after Apache sale

Although no final investment decisions were made in B.C.
Chetwynd gas plant would need up to 2,000 workers

Chetwynd gas plant would need up to 2,000 workers

A decision could be made this year on a proposed $2.5 billion gas plant near Chetwynd that would come with up to 300 full time jobs.
$3.8 billion gas refinery could be in the works for Chetwynd

$3.8 billion gas refinery could be in the works for Chetwynd

Oil refinery proposals face gas refinery competition: Local companies planning multibillion-dollar gas and methanol facilities in Chetwynd
Tumbler Ridge wind projects up in the air after Site C approval

Tumbler Ridge wind projects up in the air after Site C approval

Two 'shovel ready' projects could provide desperately-needed jobs for community reeling from mine closures
B.C. going ahead with $8.77 billion Site C dam

B.C. going ahead with $8.77 billion Site C dam

On Tuesday, the province announced that it would invest upwards of $8.77 billion to build a third hydroelectric dam on the Peace River, this one approximately 7 km southwest of Fort St. John at Site C.
Site C cost jumps to $8.5 billion

Site C cost jumps to $8.5 billion

The cost just jumped for the proposed Site C dam. Premier Christy Clark’s office confirmed that $8.5 billion is “in the range” of how much Site C could cost – and that number could go even higher. “(The cost) could be a bit higher in the end but $8.
650-person work camp near Fort St. John faces conditions

650-person work camp near Fort St. John faces conditions

100 km north of Fort St. John, camp must provide lagoon for sewage disposal and register with Northern Health
HD may decide on Tumbler Ridge mine by 2016; investment in 'hundreds of millions'

HD may decide on Tumbler Ridge mine by 2016; investment in 'hundreds of millions'

A controversial mining project in Tumbler Ridge would include a massive conveyor belt to transport coal underneath the Murray River, a mining executive told an industry conference.