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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.
B.C. pulp and paper mill fined $22,000 for leaking toxic gas into atmosphere

B.C. pulp and paper mill fined $22,000 for leaking toxic gas into atmosphere

The Paper Excellence mill in Howe Sound was the company's second B.C. facility in four months that has been penalized for contaminating the environment.
Conflict heating up between Parkland Crop. and top shareholder Simpson Oil

Conflict heating up between Parkland Crop. and top shareholder Simpson Oil

CALGARY — The internal strife at fuel retailer Parkland Corp.continues as the Calgary-based company rejected a call by its largest shareholder to consider a potential sale of the business.
Okanagan company gets green light for GMO non-browning apple

Okanagan company gets green light for GMO non-browning apple

Okanagan Specialty Fruits highlights benefits of bioengineered produce.
Delta cannabis growing starts using RNG

Delta cannabis growing starts using RNG

The direct replacement for natural gas uses state-of-the-art technologies
A 'vicious cycle' is scaring away investment from B.C. forests, says industry

A 'vicious cycle' is scaring away investment from B.C. forests, says industry

At an annual meeting of forest executives and insiders, industry offered a consistent message: dwindling wood fibre and regulatory uncertainty is scaring away investment in B.C.
Most British Columbians want mining companies to pay for pollution, says poll

Most British Columbians want mining companies to pay for pollution, says poll

“British Columbians are worried they’re going to be left with the bill to clean up this mess," says advocate.
B.C.’s Concord Pacific partners in solar power project in Alberta

B.C.’s Concord Pacific partners in solar power project in Alberta

Subsidiary of Vancouver real estate developer focuses on clean energy
Wind, solar operators urged to invest now to protect against extreme weather risks

Wind, solar operators urged to invest now to protect against extreme weather risks

CALGARY — Wind and solar operators in Canada are being urged to reduce the likelihood of catastrophic grid outages by making their infrastructure more resilient to climate change.
B.C. loggers to get quicker access to fire-damaged timber

B.C. loggers to get quicker access to fire-damaged timber

Last year’s forest fires could generate 28,000 truckloads of salvage wood
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