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Northern B.C. rail system to be studied

Northern B.C. rail system to be studied

A one-year study analyzing the state of the rail system in northern B.C. is about to get underway. The Resource Municipalities Coalition and Northern Development Initiative Trust jointly announced the study on Nov.
New federal environmental assessment gives First Nations new powers, opportunities

New federal environmental assessment gives First Nations new powers, opportunities

First Nations will have a greater say on how resource projects like mines and pipelines get approved under the new federal Impact Assessment Act, but understanding how to capitalize on some of the new powers it grants them is going to take some homew
Resource sector seeks gas subsidies, stumpage reform

Resource sector seeks gas subsidies, stumpage reform

Throughout a pandemic lockdown that closed so many businesses in B.C. this year, natural resources was the one sector of the economy that kept British Columbians working. Mines in B.C.
Why LNG in Kitimat is good for Gus’s Pizza in Sault Ste. Marie

Why LNG in Kitimat is good for Gus’s Pizza in Sault Ste. Marie

It’s not hard to understand why Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead is an LNG booster.
Record propane exports at Ridley Island

Record propane exports at Ridley Island

AltaGas Ltd. reported Thursday that the Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal exported a record 42,736 bbls/d of Canadian propane to Asia during the quarter, underpinned by ongoing growth in throughput volumes in northeast B.C.
Climate change too ‘political’ for court

Climate change too ‘political’ for court

Fifteen Canadian children and youth who sought a declaration of dereliction of duty on the part of the Canadian government in dealing with climate change have lost their legal challenge.
Big energy projects hit key milestone over the summer

Big energy projects hit key milestone over the summer

The COVID-19 pandemic may have added delays and costs to one big energy project – Site C dam – but three others appear to have recovered quickly from a brief workforce contraction.
Progress in Coastal GasLink pipeline installation

Progress in Coastal GasLink pipeline installation

Pipe installation and clearing continues in the first two spreads of the Coastal GasLink pipeline through the Peace Region.
IEEFA spars with Conference Board on LNG prospects

IEEFA spars with Conference Board on LNG prospects

Liquefied natural gas will either be a major economic boon for the Canadian economy, or a dud, depending on which recent report you favour.
Feds approve $2.3-billion NGTL 2021 expansion

Feds approve $2.3-billion NGTL 2021 expansion

The federal government has approved NOVA Gas Transmission's $2.31-billion NGTL 2021 expansion project.