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15 people charged with criminal contempt over pipeline protest, 10 others await fate

15 people charged with criminal contempt over pipeline protest, 10 others await fate

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The British Columbia Prosecution Service says 15 people are being charged with criminal contempt of court following protests last fall over a natural gas pipeline being built near Houston in northern B.C.
Bank of Canada hikes overnight rate half a point to 1.5%

Bank of Canada hikes overnight rate half a point to 1.5%

Central bank hikes overnight rate by 50 basis points
What do pipelines have to do with reconciliation?

What do pipelines have to do with reconciliation?

First Nation environmental assessments and ownership are the new way of doing business
Bitcoin mining coming to Northern B.C.

Bitcoin mining coming to Northern B.C.

Australian tech company Iris Energy is investing millions in two new data centres in Prince George and Mackenzie
PRRD feels pressure over rural telecom needs

PRRD feels pressure over rural telecom needs

Peace River Regional District directors say they’re feeling the pressure from residents, the province, and federal government to improve rural internet and cell phone coverage, following discussions on establishing a connectivity service for so
Third annual Indigenous Partnership Showcase focuses on economic reconciliation

Third annual Indigenous Partnership Showcase focuses on economic reconciliation

Examples of First Nations in B.C. and across Canada partnering with resource industries and business as part of economic reconciliation will be the topic of a two-day conference this week.
Hunting closures, regulation changes announced in Northeast B.C.

Hunting closures, regulation changes announced in Northeast B.C.

Moose hunting will be restricted to limited entry hunting in the Peace Region for one year.
New B.C. oil and gas royalty regime expected to boost government revenue by $200M

New B.C. oil and gas royalty regime expected to boost government revenue by $200M

B.C. scraps contentious deep well credits for oil and gas
Hydrogen, natural gas touted as allies, not rivals

Hydrogen, natural gas touted as allies, not rivals

Advantages of cultivating hydrogen-LNG synergies a key focus of energy conference
‘Worst is yet to come’: B.C. inflation hits 6.7% in April

‘Worst is yet to come’: B.C. inflation hits 6.7% in April

B.C. no longer trailing national inflation by significant margin