Natural Resources Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the Cambridge House Vancouver Investment Resource Show January 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show is slowly bouncing back with companies looking for investors for […]

Cheslatta First Nation hopes to restore part of Nechako River

By Mike Hager, Vancouver Sun A traditional Cheslatta burial ground after flooding. The remains of about 60 Cheslatta have been washed away and recovered since the surplus water was first released from the Nechako Reservoir in 1956. A First Nation in north-central B.C. wants to replenish a portion of the upper Nechako River, using water from a reservoir created by a Rio Tinto Alcan dam that dried up the river 60 years ago. The Cheslatta […]

Coastal Gas Link to have Community Information Sessions

Through October 2013, the Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project has scheduled community information sessions across northern British Columbia. These informal drop-in sessions offer an opportunity to people in the region to meet with project team members, ask questions and engage in discussions. At this fall’s events we are focusing on our 2013 field work activities and our progress towards submitting an application. Information sessions are scheduled for the following communities: October 7:  Chetwynd.  Chetwynd & District […]

Coastal GasLink Environmental Application Review

The BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) is holding a public comment period from March 11, 2013 to April 10, 2013 on the draft Application Information Requirements for the proposed Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project.  The proposed Project is subject to review under the B.C. Environmental Assessment Act.  Coastal GasLink must obtain an environmental assessment certificate before any construction can be undertaken.  Over the next few months, the BC EAO will be finalizing the Application Information Requirements […]

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