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BC Hydro’s Site C dam rises from the historic Peace River

By Larry Pynn Vancouver Sun Along the Peace River — More than two centuries ago, Rocky Mountain Fort bustled with activity as a North West Company fur-trading post at the edge of the world. In the 1790s, the first European settlement in the B.C. Interior also served as a provisioning base, turning the region’s herds of elk and bison into pemmican to feed the voyageurs on their eastward canoe trips. Today, the fort’s site exists […]

New B.C. oil discovery takes province’s crude output to a nine-year high

By Dan Healing THE CANADIAN PRESS In Premier Christy Clark’s vision of British Columbia’s economic future, natural gas is the headliner as the province gears up to export billions of tonnes of liquefied natural gas from proposed West Coast projects. But the premier may have to make room on the bill for another fossil fuel. Thanks mainly to a Calgary-based company drilling in the northeastern part of the province, B.C.’s daily crude oil production is […]

Haisla Nation in tough waiting game as LNG delayed

By Gordon Hoekstra The Vancouver Sun The Haisla Nation, which supports two of the leading proposed major LNG projects in B.C., is in a tough waiting game as the projects remain in limbo. Activity on both the $25-billion to $40-billion Shell-led LNG Canada project and the $12-billion Chevron-led Kitimat LNG project proposed for the Kitimat area in northwest B.C., where the Haisla claim traditional territory, have slowed to a crawl. When, and if, the projects […]

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