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Nurses express opposition to coal expansion

Nurses express opposition to coal expansion

The BC Nurses' Union (BCNU) is opposed to the proposed coal-export terminal expansion at Fraser Surrey Docks, saying it will lead to health issues and environmental damage, the union announced October 9.
Seaspan awarded $3.3 billion contract to build Coast Guard ships

Seaspan awarded $3.3 billion contract to build Coast Guard ships

North Vancouver-based Seaspan Shipyards has won a $3.3 billion contract to build vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard, the federal government announced today.
Massey tunnel replacement key to Canada's economy, VBOT president says

Massey tunnel replacement key to Canada's economy, VBOT president says

But critics say removing the tunnel is the first step in turning the Fraser River into a highly industrialized waterway
New Richmond-Delta bridge to drive up property values south of the Fraser

New Richmond-Delta bridge to drive up property values south of the Fraser

Residential, industrial and commercial property owners see Massey Tunnel replacement as boon for local real estate
Surrey company hits the high road east

Surrey company hits the high road east

Buoyed by long-term road maintenance contracts in British Columbia, Mainroad Group is pursuing opportunities in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario
Quesnel latest regional centre to get funding for airport upgrades

Quesnel latest regional centre to get funding for airport upgrades

Quesnel Regional Airport on became the latest B.C. airport to get funding for upgrades September 27.
Fraser Surrey Docks counters environmental assessment concerns

Fraser Surrey Docks counters environmental assessment concerns

A group of health and environment experts is calling on Port Metro Vancouver to scrap an ongoing environmental review for a proposed coal terminal on the Fraser River, saying the process is badly flawed.
Dredging Lower Fraser River must be a priority for the federal government: experts

Dredging Lower Fraser River must be a priority for the federal government: experts

Economic opportunities will be compromised if the federal government doesn't turn its focus to ensuring the Fraser River is continuously dredged, according to a panel of experts at a September 19 symposium hosted by the Surrey Board of Trade and the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce.
Infrastructure conference advocates road tolling

Infrastructure conference advocates road tolling

Convention focusing on bridge tolls and other road-pricing options rolls into Vancouver
Industry calls the shots on port's coal plans, say activists

Industry calls the shots on port's coal plans, say activists

Far from being a neutral decision-maker answerable to the public, Vancouver's port authority has an inappropriately cozy relationship with Canada's coal lobby, say anti-coal activists.