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Bud break impresses some B.C. winery owners

Bud break impresses some B.C. winery owners

Many had expected entire lost crops due to mid-January deep freeze.
N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp, firm pursues new mill in Queens County

N.S. reaches deal with owner of Northern Pulp, firm pursues new mill in Queens County

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it has settled with the owner of the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County and that the company will pursue a new plant in the province's southwest if the deal is approved by the courts.
Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Council voted 4-3 to reconsider Woodfibre LNG's worker accommodation application; meeting set for June 4.
Critics slam Paper Excellence review that found no APP links

Critics slam Paper Excellence review that found no APP links

Law firm finds Paper Excellence and Asia Pulp and Paper have no current 'relationship of control' but critics say investigators held Canadian company as long-term client.
Canada and U.S. make first co-investment in critical minerals producers

Canada and U.S. make first co-investment in critical minerals producers

OTTAWA — The Canadian and U.S. governments say they're co-investing in critical mineral producers for the first time as they work to boost regional supplies. Natural Resources Canada and the U.S.
B.C. First Nation to reactivate judicial review of DFO's salmon farm virus policy

B.C. First Nation to reactivate judicial review of DFO's salmon farm virus policy

VICTORIA — A British Columbia First Nation says it has lost faith in federal plans to remove open net-pens from the province’s ocean salmon farms and is reluctantly relaunching legal action it had on hold that challenges Fisheries Department aquacult
Christmas lights to be lit this year by Site C hydro-electric dam

Christmas lights to be lit this year by Site C hydro-electric dam

BC Hydro chief explains why B.C. still needs more power, even with the new Site C dam.
Old glass plant to become largest solar farm in the Interior — if not B.C.

Old glass plant to become largest solar farm in the Interior — if not B.C.

Seven-acre rooftop installation expected to generate up to four megawatts of power.
Layoffs looming, Northwood Pulp employees facing tough times ahead

Layoffs looming, Northwood Pulp employees facing tough times ahead

Canfor union president Chuck LeBlanc relives pain of pulp mill workers about to lose their livelihoods
Rain in Prince George welcome sight, but won't be nearly enough to alleviate drought

Rain in Prince George welcome sight, but won't be nearly enough to alleviate drought

Sunshine expected to return by the weekend
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