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Timberspan Wood Products – 30 year Canadian Dream

As a 16-year-old living in his native Slovenia, Joe Cvenkel dreamt of living somewhere where he could be surrounded by forest and be his own boss. Today, he lives on a rural property southeast of Prince George, ten-minutes away from Timberspan Wood Products – the company he has operated since 2007. I visit Joe at the Timberspan mill-site on a cool January day. With a thick accent, he shares his story from behind the desk […]

Grow Your Business with Government Funding Seminar

Government funding is available to help grow your business! Whether you are a startup or an established growing company, there are various government funding programs available when looking to: ● Develop new or improve on your companies technologies or processes ● Hiring new employees ● Training new and existing employees Learn about what programs are currently available and which are applicable to your business with Terry Trotic. Terry is a Senior Advisor with the British […]

A nation-spanning commercial corridor: the next Big Idea?

By Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun If it ever gains traction, the Alberta Opposition leader’s proposal for a “commercial corridor” — a kilometre-wide swath of northern land for pipelines, roads, railways, transmission lines and more — could turn out to be a genuine Big Idea of a kind not seen in Canada for more than half a century. Of course, that’s a big if. Since Wildrose party leader Danielle Smith pitched her idea Thursday to a […]

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 […]

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