Province putting $150 million into silviculture

The B.C. Liberals are doubling down on their plan to fight climate change by planting trees. Christy Clark announced a $150 million investment  Friday in the Forest Enhancement Society — a government-funded stewardship organization — to carry out projects to mitigate wildfire risk and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by replanting ravaged forests. “We must never forget that the most basic solution is Mother Nature’s solution — and that’s sequestering more carbon in our forests. Planting more trees is good […]

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 […]

Northern Gateway Project Reduction

News has come out that after the recent death of Janet Holder of Enbridge, there has been a huge reduction of staff (contractors, consultants and employees) at the Prince George office at Parkwood Place. At the high point of community consultations and involvement there was 27 staff based out of the Prince George office with another 4-6 in Terrace and 2-4 in Fort St John. Now the Prince George office is down to only 4 […]

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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