B.C. workers first in line for jobs: Province secures environmental benefits in agreement with Trans Mountain

The provincial government and Trans Mountain announced a final benefits agreement today that will see B.C. workers having priority for construction jobs resulting from Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project. The agreement also provides up to $1 billion for the Province for projects that protect the environment and benefit communities. The initial benefits agreement was […]

Fort St. John will be heard

By Deb Smith The day Fort St. John No.1 well hit gas in 1951 marked the beginning of the huge oil and gas industry in northeastern B.C. and an economic boom that would carry the small settlement forward to becoming the largest centre north of Prince George. Today, tens of thousands of oil and gas […]

B.C., Kitselas First Nation strengthen LNG partnership

The British Columbia government and the Kitselas First Nation have reached new agreements to ensure the nation receives direct benefits from the construction and operation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities on B.C.’s north coast. The agreements provide benefits to the Kitselas First Nation based on specific steps in the development of a coastal […]