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B.C. First Nation to build biggest off-grid solar array in Canada

B.C. First Nation to build biggest off-grid solar array in Canada

B.C.'s Ulkatcho First Nation to get $16-million solar project in a bid to wean the community off fossil fuels and build 'energy sovereignty.'
Quesnel, B.C. pulp mill sold to Atlas Holdings in U.S.

Quesnel, B.C. pulp mill sold to Atlas Holdings in U.S.

West Fraser disposes of two Canadian pup mills West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX,NYSE:WFG) has sold pulp mills it owns in B.C. and Alberta to Atlas Holdings for $164 million.
Comment: With the sale of Teck coal mines, make polluters pay

Comment: With the sale of Teck coal mines, make polluters pay

As the world stops buying coal, how will companies pay for massive future remediation and perpetual water treatment operations?
B.C. groups challenge Alaska's 'sustainable' fisheries status

B.C. groups challenge Alaska's 'sustainable' fisheries status

Alaskan fisheries are selling fish as 'sustainable' while intercepting vulnerable populations of B.C.-bound salmon — actions that amount 'eco-fraud,' claims conservation group.
CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

CFIA monitoring for avian flu in Canadian dairy cattle after U.S. discoveries

OTTAWA — The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is encouraging veterinarians to keep an eye out for signs of avian influenza in dairy cattle following recent discoveries of cases of the disease in U.S. cow herds.
Growing demand for minerals sparks Indigenous outcry over 'business as usual' mining practices

Growing demand for minerals sparks Indigenous outcry over 'business as usual' mining practices

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Indigenous representatives from 35 countries issued a declaration Thursday criticizing the fact that they are too rarely consulted about mining that takes place on or near their lands, an issue that has become more acute with
Why methane pyrolysis may be best way to make hydrogen in B.C.

Why methane pyrolysis may be best way to make hydrogen in B.C.

CICE report says turquoise hydrogen may be production method for B.C.
Housing planned for more temporary migrant workers at Delta farms

Housing planned for more temporary migrant workers at Delta farms

Owners must sign a covenant that requires the removal of the temporary housing when it is no longer needed
Western Forest Products indefinitely curtails Alberni Pacific Division facility

Western Forest Products indefinitely curtails Alberni Pacific Division facility

VANCOUVER — Western Forest Products Inc. says it's indefinitely curtailing operations at its Alberni Pacific Division facility. The Vancouver-based company says the facility has been temporarily curtailed since the fall of 2022.
B.C. celebrates 10 billion seedlings planted since 1930

B.C. celebrates 10 billion seedlings planted since 1930

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia officials are celebrating the planting of 10 billion seedlings since reforestation efforts began nearly a century ago.
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