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Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

Poilievre's energy plan: carrots not sticks

'First Nations must be the principal beneficiaries of the resource development,' says federal Conservative Leader
Federal minerals strategy highlights need to speed up mining projects

Federal minerals strategy highlights need to speed up mining projects

Head of Mining Association of B.C. sees First Nations ownership as wave of the future
UNDRIP agreement entrenches Indigenous rights in mining development

UNDRIP agreement entrenches Indigenous rights in mining development

Nisga'a leader says better cooperation with B.C. government needed to speed permitting process
B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022

B.C. had record spending on exploration in 2022

Mineral production in B.C. worth $18B last year, according to premier
MEGABUST: Northern B.C.’s megaproject boom coming to an end

MEGABUST: Northern B.C.’s megaproject boom coming to an end

Completion of four megaprojects over the next two years will end thousands of jobs and billions in economic activity.
Federal ag policy causes concern

Federal ag policy causes concern

Saskatchewan agriculture minister David Marit remains concerned about the environmental aspects of some of the agricultural policy coming out of Ottawa.
Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Crofton paper mill workers to be recalled

Senior governments kicking in $19 million to retool Paper Excellence mill
More pain at the pumps in 2023: Kalibrate

More pain at the pumps in 2023: Kalibrate

Declining refining capacity becoming more important factor in high gas prices
U of Sask. researcher questions feds’ fertilizer targets

U of Sask. researcher questions feds’ fertilizer targets

Professor expresses concern over the amount of influence Environment Canada seems to have with Agriculture Canada Concerned that emotion rather than empirical evidence is driving the federal government’s fertilizer emissions reduction target, r
Ag Canada urges scientists to rethink priorities

Ag Canada urges scientists to rethink priorities

Agriculture Canada scientists have historically spent their time on things like improving yields, fighting crop diseases and increasing livestock feed efficiency — mostly ag production and risks to production.
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