Opportunities are abundant in the natural resource-rich North Peace region

Written by Kaleena Ross, North Peace Economic Development Commission Explorers, fur traders, and then homesteaders joined the First Nations and settled the vast northeast region of British Columbia with dreams of freedom and a better life. These same dreams continue to attract people to the North Peace today. But now, instead of hardship, newcomers find […]

New guidance document helps oil and gas workers to prevent chemical hazard injuries

Fort St. John, BC. In the month of March, Enform — the safety association for Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry, in association with key major players in the industry have developed and launched Controlling Chemical Hazards in the Oil and Gas Industry – A Program Development Guideline.This comprehensive guide helps employers and workers prevent […]

British Columbia natural gas industry being driven by LNG potential

Contributed by Gary Leach, executive director of SEPAC, Canada’s Oil and Gas Entrepreneurs™ The North American market for natural gas has been flooded with low-cost supply, primarily from shale basins in the U.S.  British Columbia’s natural gas is at the far end of the pipe when trying to compete in this continental market but fortunately […]