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 […]

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Signs Project Agreement with Gitxsan Hereditary Chiefs

HAZELTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 29, 2016) – Media Advisory – TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project (PRGT) has signed a project agreement with 12 hereditary chiefs of the Gitxsan Nation. The hereditary chiefs each represent a Wilp (house group) whose territory is affected by the project route. The agreement outlines economic and employment benefits as well as other commitments that will be provided for as long […]

Vaughn Palmer: Rush for LNG spoils is a bit premature

Despite heady talk from B.C. Liberals, there is still no fiscal pie to get a piece of By Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun VICTORIA — The press release out of Northwest B.C. this week announced a bid for a piece of the action from the provincial government drive to develop the regional economy in general, a liquefied natural gas industry in particular. “Northwest B.C. local governments form alliance to negotiate revenue share worth billions,” said the […]

CN Railway and Gitxsan First Nation discuss eviction notices

VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail Canadian National Railway Co. says it is still negotiating with the Gitxsan First Nation, as the deadline passed to vacate land along the Skeena River in northwestern B.C. that is claimed by the Gitxsan. “CN has a long-standing co-operative relationship with the Gitxsan hereditary and elected chiefs, and the company is currently in discussions with them about this matter,” CN spokesman Patrick Waldron said Monday. “We have no further comment beyond […]

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