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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
B.C. mill lands $8M from province for expansion

B.C. mill lands $8M from province for expansion

Tolko to diversify production with government funding for Kamloops expansion
BC Council of Forest Industries comments on mill closures and curtailments

BC Council of Forest Industries comments on mill closures and curtailments

BC Council of Forest Industries issues statement in response to ongoing mill closures and curtailments in BC
Canadian banks directed over US$100 billion to oil and gas last year: report

Canadian banks directed over US$100 billion to oil and gas last year: report

TORONTO — Canadian banks provided almost US$104 billion in fossil fuel funding last year despite the urgent need to reduce emissions, says the latest annual Banking on Climate Chaos report.
Government policies to blame for mill closures, say oppostion MLAs

Government policies to blame for mill closures, say oppostion MLAs

"When you’ve got a government that’s outright hostile to the forest sector, this is what happens,” - Nechako Lakes MLA John Rustad
Canfor's B.C. mill closures prompts call to stabilize timber supply

Canfor's B.C. mill closures prompts call to stabilize timber supply

Four hundred B.C. jobs lost with Canfor closures are in addition to 10,000 lost last year: COFI
B.C. government bans new jade mines

B.C. government bans new jade mines

The B.C. government said its prohibition came about after it concluded jade mining was damaging sensitive alpine environments.
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