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Opinion: Why B.C. must bring all parts of the food system home

Opinion: Why B.C. must bring all parts of the food system home

Like many parts of Canada, B.C. needs to modernize its regulatory environment to better support food production and processing
Forced-labour watchdog cites B.C. mining company, who says claims are nonsensical

Forced-labour watchdog cites B.C. mining company, who says claims are nonsensical

Ottawa's corporate-ethics watchdog says a Vancouver-based mining company has allowed forced labour at its gold mine in the Xinjiang region of China, even though the firm lost control of the project before the alleged slavery took place.
B.C. utility deceived public over 'renewable' gas, claims lawsuit

B.C. utility deceived public over 'renewable' gas, claims lawsuit

The case against FortisBC is the first time a major utility in Canada has been sued for allegedly making deceptive claims about renewable natural gas (RNG).
With completion in sight, what's next for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?

With completion in sight, what's next for the Trans Mountain pipeline project?

CALGARY — After more than four years of construction and at least $34 billion in costs, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is nearly complete.
Parkland Refinery pays City of Burnaby $32K for emergency response in January

Parkland Refinery pays City of Burnaby $32K for emergency response in January

Burnaby billed the Parkland Refinery for a fire-department response in January, when a malfunction sent a plume of foul-smelling emissions across parts of Metro Vancouver. The refinery paid the $31,872.30 invoice last month.
Can B.C. LNG producers compete in an ‘uncertain’ global market?

Can B.C. LNG producers compete in an ‘uncertain’ global market?

A new report questions the cost of electrifying B.C.’s growing LNG industry as global export capacity rises and potential importers shake up their energy mix
Taseko Mines signs deal to consolidate its ownership of the Gibraltar mine

Taseko Mines signs deal to consolidate its ownership of the Gibraltar mine

VANCOUVER — Taseko Mines Ltd. has signed a deal to buy the 12.5 per cent interest in the Gibraltar mine it does not already own from Dowa Metals & Mining Co. Ltd. and Furukawa Co. Ltd.
'A big deal': B.C. utility regulator rejects plan for mandatory gas hookups

'A big deal': B.C. utility regulator rejects plan for mandatory gas hookups

BC Utilities Commission rejected FortisBC renewable gas proposal on grounds it would lead to 'undue price discrimination.' The commission also rejected a Fortis plan to invest in LNG, while approving several others.
B.C. funds project to extract minerals, metals while reducing environmental impacts

B.C. funds project to extract minerals, metals while reducing environmental impacts

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is funding a pilot project that it says offers the mining industry a path to significantly reduce the environmental impacts of extracting critical minerals.
Herring fishery is wrapping up around Vancouver Island

Herring fishery is wrapping up around Vancouver Island

The total allowable catch in the Strait of Georgia was slightly higher than last year.
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