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Site C a lone bright spot for northern B.C.

Nearly 80 per cent of 1,447 people working on Peace River dam are B.C. residents, says Energy Minister Bill Bennett

Ottawa, provinces work on national housing plan

Federal minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he will work with provinces to develop first national housing strategy in 40 years

Housing drives B.C. economic growth

Employment and housing starts dip in May, but so far this year economic growth leads Canada

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      Training funds offered to B.C. small businesses

      Qualified employers can get up to $15,000 in training costs covered if they hire an unemployed person

      Treaty overhaul aims to speed up talks

      New federal minister Carolyn Bennett agrees to work with B.C. on 'stepping stones' approach to aboriginal land claims

      Geological survey expands in western B.C.

      Helicopter magnetic survey locates minerals, natural gas and water at different depths in the Earth crust

      B.C. to top up minimum wage by 40 cents

      Cost-of-living formula left B.C. in last place, NDP says Premier Christy Clark added more because she was embarrassed

      B.C. resists call for outside mine oversight

      Mines Minister Bill Bennett admits more enforcement needed, says ministry is likely the best able to run it

      BC Ferries projects now eligible for federal funds

      Replacing the Nimpkish on the Bella Coola run and upgrading the Langdale terminal on the Sunshine Coast are top priorities

      Premier Christy Clark baits NDP on trade deal

      Premier compares NDP's 'Leap Manifesto' to Donald Trump's campaign against free trade in the U.S.

      Japan wooed as B.C. LNG customer

      Natural Gas Minister Rich Coleman tours Tokyo head offices after Japanese ambassador warns B.C. risks losing world's biggest customer

      Site C powerhouse contract awarded

      Turbines and generators for Peace River dam to be delivered for $470 million

      Decision time for B.C. carbon tax

      Public comments accepted until April 8, and then Premier Christy Clark has to decide on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

      LNG ferry refits to be done in Poland

      Seaspan withdrew from bidding to convert Spirit of B.C., Spirit of Vancouver Island to dual-fuel capability

      Dam expansion done as BC Hydro demand slumps

      Four per cent rate increase expected next year to keep up with big maintenance, construction of Site C on the Peace River

      B.C. presses for LNG approval after delay

      Natural gas minister Rich Coleman says latest delay to Petronas-backed project at Prince Rupert must be 'overcome'

      B.C. LNG projects get new momentum

      Woodfibre LNG wins federal approval, major shift by Las Kwa'laams to support Prince Rupert port with conditions

      Signs of spring for B.C. mining industry

      Gold projects at Barkerville and in the northwest moving ahead, as metal prices and steelmaking demand revive in Asia

      Spruce beetle spreads in B.C. Interior

      Biggest infestations in 30 years identified in Prince George area, spreading with help from recent dry, warm and windy conditions

      • Mar 11th, 2016

      Minister monitoring new college fees

      Fees increasing above 2% cap for colleges and universities must be for new services, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson says