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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.
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.
Summit Lake PG LNG Project enters public comment period

Summit Lake PG LNG Project enters public comment period

Product would be shipped by rail to west coast from industrial site 11 kilometres south of Summit Lake
Canfor closing Jackson mill as part of restructuring in Alabama

Canfor closing Jackson mill as part of restructuring in Alabama

VANCOUVER — Canfor Corp. is closing its Jackson mill in southern Alabama at the end of June as part of a restructuring of its operations in the state.
Energy producers say they are prepared, ready for 2024 drought, wildfire risks

Energy producers say they are prepared, ready for 2024 drought, wildfire risks

CALGARY — Canadian energy producers say they are prepared and ready for what could be another spring and summer of drought and wildfires in Western Canada.
Higher oil doesn't shake industry talk on spending discipline at CAPP conference

Higher oil doesn't shake industry talk on spending discipline at CAPP conference

TORONTO — The price of oil has been on a steady climb all year, but the talk at Canada's biggest oil and gas conference is still focused on spending discipline.
One out of every six manufacturing jobs in B.C. from forestry, says study

One out of every six manufacturing jobs in B.C. from forestry, says study

Stabilizing timber supply critical to maintaining forest sector
B.C.'s West Fraser Timber, Lake Babine First Nation combine tenure

B.C.'s West Fraser Timber, Lake Babine First Nation combine tenure

Consolidated forest tenure comes under control of Lake Babine First Nation
Planned completion for Trans Mountain pipeline another blow for Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Planned completion for Trans Mountain pipeline another blow for Tsleil-Waututh Nation

The Nation’s Sacred Trust Initiative has rallied against the controversial pipeline project for more than a decade
Federal minister says nuclear power is key part of renewable energy expansion

Federal minister says nuclear power is key part of renewable energy expansion

VANCOUVER — The federal minister responsible for innovation and industry says Canada could be at risk of losing out on attracting green industries if it doesn't consider all options for renewable electricity, which he says include nuclear power.