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MEGABUST: What comes after northern B.C. megaprojects end?

MEGABUST: What comes after northern B.C. megaprojects end?

The construction of four massive projects could leave the north a legacy of new skills, business opportunities and infrastructure, if communities plan ahead, a UNBC expert says.
Tahltan-Nisga’a partner up on KSM mine project

Tahltan-Nisga’a partner up on KSM mine project

Partnership formed to capitalize on jobs, contracts with massive KSM project
Prince George Pulp mill workers still in a fog over job futures

Prince George Pulp mill workers still in a fog over job futures

PPWC union president Chuck LeBlanc awaits Canfor decisions on what's in store for 300 workers affected by mill's closure in March
Western Forest Products' Port Alberni, B.C., mill closes as company seeks viable path

Western Forest Products' Port Alberni, B.C., mill closes as company seeks viable path

VANCOUVER — More than 100 workers in Port Alberni are the latest forest industry employees to face layoffs as Western Forest Products confirms it will not restart its sawmill in that Vancouver Island city.
TotalEnergies EP Canada ups stake in Fort Hills oilsands project

TotalEnergies EP Canada ups stake in Fort Hills oilsands project

CALGARY — TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd. says it is increasing its ownership in the Fort Hills oilsands project by acquiring part of Teck Resources Ltd.'s stake in the mine. Teck announced last year that it would sell its 21.
New transportation rules cause headaches for livestock sector

New transportation rules cause headaches for livestock sector

Animal welfare should be recognized as emergency exception for transportation time limits for drivers, says CCA
Interprovincial food trade tested in pilot project

Interprovincial food trade tested in pilot project

There will essentially be no border for food companies in Lloydminster during a two-year pilot project announced last week.
Vancouver port fees could trickle down to farmers

Vancouver port fees could trickle down to farmers

New fees at the Port of Vancouver will weaken grain basis levels, according to the Western Grain Elevator Association. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority began collecting new gateway infrastructure fees on Jan.
Geoscience BC data helping narrow search for mining opportunities

Geoscience BC data helping narrow search for mining opportunities

Central Interior copper-gold study focused on vast Quesnel Terraine.
B.C. miners eye lithium ‘white gold’ rush in Nevada

B.C. miners eye lithium ‘white gold’ rush in Nevada

Vancouver-based company Lithium Americas poised to become major lithium producer
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